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Royal Wedding Rewind: Olav of Norway and Martha of Sweden

It was a royal wedding for the history books, the marriage of a future king and a regal love match to boot. Ninety years ago today, Olav of Norway married Martha of Sweden in Oslo. The couple’s romance had captured the public imagination while their rather glamourous wedding brought huge crowds to the streets of the Norwegian capital. Let’s rewind nine decades and remember the wedding…
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Crown Prince Haakon to visit Tonga, Fiji and Samoa

On Wednesday afternoon, the Norwegian Royal Court announced that His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway would visit the nations of Tonga, Fiji and Samoa. The visit will be carried out from 5 April to 11 April of this year. On his tour to the Pacific nations, His…
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Queen Sonja celebrates the Friends of the Museum of Decorative Arts and Design's centenary

On Thursday, Queen Sonja attended a formal dinner to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Friends of the Museum of Decorative Arts and Designs. The event was held at the Oslo Military Society. The Friends of the Museum of Decorative Arts and Designs is Norway’s oldest association of its kind and was established in 1919. With around 300 members, the main goal of the association is to…
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Queen Sonja celebrates International Women's Day with Empowerment Breakfast

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway celebrated International Women’s Day in Oslo together with women from minority groups. The Queen attended a late breakfast in Oslo with the women. The so-called “Empowerment-breakfast” focussed on challenges faced by the women. During the breakfast, the women entertained the Queen. A song by Tseng Wei Ting was performed and Fakhra Salimi, head of the…
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Crown Prince Haakon's surgery was successful

Yesterday it was announced by the royal court that  Crown Prince Haakon of Norway had to undergo surgery. Now, the Royal Court has confirmed to Norwegian media that the operation was successful. “The surgical procedure has gone fine”, said communication manager at the…
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Crown Prince Haakon to undergo surgery

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway is to undergo surgery this morning. The news was announced at 10:15 am Norwegian time in a short press release from the royal court in Oslo. The statement is as follows: “His Royal Highness The Crown Prince will today, on…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja begin their visit to the World Ski Championships

On Monday, King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway began their visit to the World Ski Championships in Austria. The King and Queen arrived at the World Cup on February 25th and will most likely attend the women’s 10-kilometre and the ladies team’s competition in ski jumping as a start. The 41st World Ski Championships are currently being held from 20 February to 3 March 2019 in Seefeld in…
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