Norway

See the official images released for Princess Ingrid Alexandra's confirmation

The Royal Court of Norway released official images from Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s confirmation into the Church of Norway yesterday. The Princess is the daughter of Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit and granddaughter of King Harald and Queen Sonja. She is second in line to the throne after her father. The future Queen of Norway is seen in solo photos, alongside her…
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Norway's government gives Princess Ingrid Alexandra a nature reserve

Earlier this week Royal Central reported that King Harald and Queen Sonja’s special confirmation gift to Princess Ingrid Alexandra was a Norwegian national costume, also called a “bunad”. The costume is a reconstructed women’s bunad from the 1880s. The Princess has chosen elements for the costume, and Her Majesty the Queen has taken an active part in the project. Today, the Norwegian…
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Norwegian mosque apologises to Crown Prince Haakon after three women refused handshake

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon visited the Al-Noor Islamic Centre last week to show support after the 10 August shooting attack on the mosque. Many people noticed that three women did not accept the Crown Prince’s outstretched hand as he attempted to greet them. The Bærum mosque shooting, or the Al-Noor Islamic Centre shooting, was an attack that occurred on 10 August 2019 at…
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Queen Sonja marks a successful summer for the Royal Palace exhibition

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway was welcomed to a closed reception at the Royal Palace in Oslo on Monday afternoon. The reception marked the end of this summer’s exhibition. Among the guests were representatives of the partners behind the exhibition, primarily the Norwegian Opera & Ballet, but also the National Museum, which has made a number of Queen Maud’s outfits available…
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