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King Harald marks important Sami event

King Harald of Norway has attended the celebration of Sami National Day at the Oslo City Hall. Five hundred guests were in attendance at the event, which has been a tradition in Oslo since 2003 to celebrate the indigenous group in Norway who has faced challenges in preserving their history and cultural identity. The day began with the Sami flag being raised in the courtyard of the town hall…
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Crown Prince Haakon visits new district development

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has visited one of the largest new construction sited in the capital city of Oslo and met employees in the building and construction industry. He learned about the future of housing construction during the visit. Oslo is expected to…
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King Harald receives first blessing of new bishop in important church ceremony

King Harald was in attendance when Provost Ole Kristian Bonden was consecrated as the new bishop of Hamar. It was Parliament’s first vice-president Svein Harberg who accompanied the King during the solemn ceremony. The new bishop comes from the position of provost in the Sør-Østerdal region. For many years before that he was parish priest in Elverum. Bonden originally comes from…
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Queen Sonja opens new art exhibition

Queen Sonja of Norway attended the opening of “The palace’s craftsmanship – created through 200 years” exhibition at Queen Sonja Art Stable at Oslo’s Royal Palace. Vigdis Hjort, a Norwegian author and craftsmanship enthusiast, led the…
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Queen Sonja to unveil new royal exhibition

Queen Sonja of Norway is set to open a new exhibition at the Royal Palace in Oslo. The new exhibit, “The Palace’s Crafts – Created over 200 years in the Queen Sonja Art Stable,” will be displayed in the Queen’s Art Stable and will be open from Sunday, 29 January. It will display some of Norway’s most beautiful crafts and pay tribute to traditional…
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Princess Märtha Louise postpones her wedding with Durek Verrett

It has been ten weeks since Princess Märtha Louise left the Norwegian royal house abruptly, primarily due to her engagement to the controversial Shaman Durek. However, seven months after the engagement, no official wedding date has been announced. All inquiries about the wedding’s timing remain unanswered. Now, Norwegian and Swedish press state that the wedding had been postponed…
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