Norway

Queen Sonja meets Queen Maud in the new exhibition at the Royal Palace in Oslo

On Friday, Royal Central’s Senior Europe Correspondent Oskar Aanmoen was invited to preview this year’s exhibition at the Royal Palace in Oslo. This summer the exhibition is called “Queen’s Meetings” and it will be open to all visitors to the royal palace in the Norwegian capital. This year, the royal palace is marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of Queen Maud at…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja continue their county tour

This week, King Harald and Queen Sonja are visiting western parts of their kingdom. This is the first time the queen has taken part in engagements after she had to cancel her participation during the State Visit from South Korea last week due to an infection in her leg. On…
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Queen Sonja back at work following foot infection

Yesterday, Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway was back at work following the news last week that she had an infection in the leg. Together with her husband, His Majesty the King, they started their county tour to Hordaland in the western part of Norway. It was on Tuesday of last week that Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway fell ill, and the Norwegian Royal Court made the announcement that morning.
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State visit to Norway from South Korea – Day 2

On Tuesday June 11th 2019, the president of South Korea started his two-day long state visit to Norway. On June 13th, the visit in Oslo was concluded in the morning before the royals and the president-couple travelled on to Bergen to visit western Norway. The day was started with a meeting between president Moon Jae-in and Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg. The two state leaders talked for 40…
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State visit to Norway from South Korea - Day 1

A two-day state visit from South Korea to the Kingdom of Norway got underway on Wednesday. President Moon Jae-in and Ms Kim Jung–sook were met by Crown Prince Haakon at Oslo’s Grand Hotel. Together they departed for the Royal Palace where, following the short drive…
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Queen Sonja falls sick – cancels participation during South Korea State Visit

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway has fallen ill. This was stated in a short press release from the Norwegian royal court on Tuesday morning. The royal court reports that the queen has an infection in the foot. She will, therefore, not participate in tomorrow’s state visit from South Korea. The royal court’s communications manager, Guri Ofstad Varpe, has told the Norwegian press that…
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