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Queen Sonja's Art Stable postpones new exhibition

On Monday morning, it was announced that the new exhibition that should have been in the Queen Sonja’s Art Stable this spring has been postponed. The gallery has been closed for the last month to prepare for the new exhibition “Castle + Munch” and was scheduled to be opened in March. However, because of the current coronavirus epidemic, the opening of the exhibition has now been…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway placed into quarantine

King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway have been placed into quarantine due to the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus in Norway. The news came only hours it was revealed that the royal family is cancelling all its events until Easter. The news is confirmed by NRK the Norwegian state television channel this evening. NRK reports that neither the king or the queen are ill, but they are affected by…
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ICYMI: the Crown Prince who pretended to be an astronaut for the day

Could Crown Prince Haakon be the first royal in space? Well, he’s the first to start training for that possibility, so he already has the head start! The Norwegian crown prince visited the Andøya Space Center last week to officially open the Spaceship Aurora, a new children’s centre that will teach young people about space and Norwegian space activities. The Spaceship Aurora is an…
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Solar panels may be permanently installed on the roof of the Royal Palace in Oslo

King Harald and Queen Sonja are currently in Jordan on a state visit. One of the things they are doing there is promoting Norwegian solar panel technology. At the same time they are considering installing full solar panels on the roof of the castle in Oslo. The Norwegian state visit to Jordan started on Monday, and with them, they have large economic delegation. Among them are some of…
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