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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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King Harald visits Marker and Skiptvet

King Harald of Norway visited the two municipalities of Skiptvedt and Marker in Østfold County, in the southeast of the country on Tuesday. The King began his visit to Skiptvedt at the local kindergarten at the village of Lindormen. Here the king was welcomed by several…
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Crown Princess Mette-Marit holds a writing course at the Skaugum Estate

As a little taste of the Crown Princess “literature metro” next week, Her Royal Highness yesterday held a writing school at the Skaugum Estate for Oslo’s youth. On Monday, Crown Princess Mette-Marit invited young people from eight secondary schools to the course – all with a particular interest in learning more about writing. The young people came from the schools in Oslo…
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Queen Sonja is this year’s protector of NRK’s charity broadcast

Each year a member of the Norwegian Royal Family becomes the high protector of state television channel NRK’s charity broadcast. This year, it is Her Majesty Queen Sonja. This year’s charity broadcast will collect money to create a better life for women in some of the world’s most vulnerable areas. Women all over the world are denied fundamental rights and opportunities and are hit…
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Crown Prince Haakon must undergo surgery again

In early March, the Norwegian Royal Court announced that Crown Prince Haakon had to undergo surgery. The heir to the throne was admitted to hospital for one day for an operation on an exostosis in the ear canal. This week, the Crown Prince Haakon announced himself to the…
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Fiji asks Crown Prince Haakon for help – against Norway

Since the Crown Prince left Fiji, he received a letter from the authorities thanking the Crown Prince for his recent visit to the nation and asking the Crown Prince for help. Earlier this week, the Norwegian Crown Prince visited the country together with the nations of Samoa and Tonga. The tour was to focus on the climate and the sea. Afterwards, he received an open letter from Fiji’s…
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