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King Harald and Queen Sonja to host South Korean state visit in June

On Wednesday morning, the Norwegian Royal Court announced that His Majesty the King had invited the President of South Korea for a state visit. The Korean president has accepted the invitation and will visit Norway in mid-June of this year. The visit marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries and is the first Korean state visit to Norway. On…
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Princess Ingrid Alexandra to attend new school

Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway is changing schools this fall, according to a press release Monday from the Royal Court in Oslo. The Royal Court informed the press that the Princess and future queen would start the 10th grade at Uranienborg School in…
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King Harald hands out the Abel Prize 2019

His Majesty King Harald of Norway participated in the award ceremony for the prestigious Abel Prize on Tuesday. The Abel Prize 2019 was awarded to Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck for her recent breakthrough in geometric partial differential equations, gauging theory and integrable systems, and for the fundamental influence of her work in analysis, geometry and mathematical physics. This is the first time…
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Norway’s Royal Family celebrates National Day

On Friday, Norway celebrated National Day – a day when Norway celebrates its constitution, which, just behind the constitution to the United States, is the oldest in the world still in use. The day was celebrated from early morning until late in the evening, and the…
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King Harald comments on his daughter's new boyfriend during ship inspection

On Tuesday afternoon, His Majesty King Harald announced the season-opening of the Norwegian Royal Yacht “DS Norge”. Royal Central’s Senior Europe Correspondent Oskar Aanmoen was among the journalists present. The Norwegian press took the opportunity to ask some questions about Princess Märtha Louise’s new boyfriend. In short, the King said he thought it was nice that his daughter…
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King Harald marks Liberation Day in Oslo

His Majesty King Harald of Norway participated in the events commemorating the Liberation Day and the National Defence Day at Akershus Fortress in Oslo. Every year, 8 May is a day where Norway honours all veterans, from World War II and up to today’s international operations while they mark the liberation from the German occupation in 1945. The Norwegian Royal Family has a long tradition of…
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