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Queen Sonja handed out the Queens School Award 2018

Monday morning, Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway handed out the prestigious Queen Sonja Scholl Award 2018. This year it was Apaløkka school in Oslo who received the prize for their great effort of creating inclusion for all children. Upon arrival, Her Majesty Queen Sonja was received by the mayor of Oslo together with the principal and student council representative from the school. Principal…
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Princess Ingrid Alexandra baptises new research vessel

On Saturday, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway baptised the new research vessel “Crown Prince Haakon” in the northern city of Tromsø. Princess Ingrid Alexandra will also be the godmother of the brand new Norwegian research ship. During the ceremony…
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Crown Prince Haakon attends Nordic cooperation seminar

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended on Thursday a seminar on Nordic cooperation in Oslo. The workshop was organised by The Foundation of Nordic Networks. The Foundation of Nordic Networks plays an important role in the Nordic countries, and their held networks meet annually to exchange experiences. This year the meeting took place in Oslo, and His Royal Highness The Crown…
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Queen Sonja hands out namesake Print Award in London

On Thursday evening, Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway handed out the Queen Sonja Print Award 2018 to Emma Nishimura in the Royal Academy of Arts in London. The artist Emma Nishimura was born in 1982 and lives and works in Toronto, Canada. Her work includes both traditional etching, drawings and art installations. Works by Nishimura are found both in public and private collections and have been…
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Crown Prince Haakon attends the funeral of war hero, Joachim Rønneberg

On Tuesday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended the funeral of one of Norway’s greatest war heroes from the Second World War, Joachim Rønneberg. The funeral was held in clear, sunny weather in Aalesund in the western part of Norway where Rønneberg came from. Joachim was 99-years-old and died of old age at his local retirement home on 21 October. He leaves behind a…
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