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Queen Sonja to award Queen Margrethe with a prestigious language prize

Queen Margrethe of Denmark is awarded the Nordic Association’s language prize for her effort to strengthen the Scandinavian language community and she will receive the accolade from her good friend, Queen Sonja of Norway. The prize will be presented in a ceremony in Oslo later in September. Preparations are now being made for a large-scale celebration of the language award…
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Princess Märtha Louise opens new guide dog facility

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway has opened a new guide dog facility for the Norwegian Association of the Blind. The Princess officially opened the new facility at Veiviseren Dog School by cutting the official ribbon outside the building. She then went inside to…
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Queen Sonja finds herself back in her old classroom

This week, Queen Sonja was able to help mark a special anniversary for her. On September 6th 2022, the Queen of Norway was present at the 100-year commemoration for Slemdal school, where she herself attended class. The queen was shown around the school grounds by headmaster Vegard Kjesbo and got to see both magic tricks and dancing at the commemoration. Her Majesty also got to meet student…
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King Harald hands out the Kavli Award

The Kavli Award is three research prizes awarded every other year in Oslo by the American Kavli Foundation and the Norwegian Academy of Sciences. King Harald of Norway has handed out the Kavli Award for 2020 and 2022. This happened, firstly, in an awards ceremony which…
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King Harald and Crown Prince Haakon resume joint agenda after the holidays

King Harald and Crown Prince Haakon of Norway made a joint appearance on the Royal Palace’s balcony to greet a military parade.  But it wasn’t just any military event; it was the annual performance of the 3rd Guard Company, which consists of about 130 military personnel, who are recruited at the beginning of autumn and train during autumn and winter, to then leave for concerts, exhibitions…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja share energy saving tips as they discuss the fuel crisis

The King of Norway has been sharing his energy saving tip. King Harald, along with Queen Sonja, is are currently on a late summer tour. But while they enjoy sunny weather, their minds were on the future and the looming fuel crisis. Addressing the issue as they spoke to the press, they had a clear message – the crisis must provide a chance to learn and to change old habits. King Harald said…
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