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Face to face with the past for a quartet of royals

Queen Sonja came face to face with her past as she toured a brand new art event in Oslo. The Queen of Norway visited an exhibition showcasing some of her most famous outfits which are included in a display about the role of clothes in forming the royal image. Her gowns are shown alongside some belonging to Queen Maud of Norway. The focus on fashion is part of the new National Museum in Oslo…
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Record high support for the Norwegian monarchy

Last week, Norway’s parliament voted on keeping the monarchy, causing much debate and some controversy. The proposal to establish a republic in Norway came from the country’s sitting Minister of Culture, who only a year ago took an oath of loyalty to the King.
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Queen Sonja to exhibit own art collection

This summer, Queen Sonja’s own art collection will be exhibited to guests from Norway and abroad at Queen Sonja’s art stable. Queen Sonja of Norway has been collecting arts and crafts since her teens. This summer’s exhibition will be open until November and…
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Tiara debut for two future queens lined up in Norway

Two of Europe’s future queens will experience their first tiara moments next week when Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, attends the delayed 18th birthday gala celebrations for Norway’s Princess Ingrid Alexandra. The Dutch Royal House confirmed that Princess Amalia will join her parents, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, at a gala dinner on June 17 at the Royal Palace of…
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King Felipe congratulates tennis legend

King Felipe of Spain was joined by Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway in Paris to watch the final of the tennis men’s individual tournament Roland Garros.  The final was played on Sunday, 5 May by Spanish tennis legend Rafael Nadal and young Norwegian promise Casper Ruud, whom Nadal defeated in 3 sets, with a score of 6-3, 6-3, 6-0.  Upon his arrival, King…
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Crown Prince Haakon arrives at Greenland Research Station

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway is in full swing crossing Greenland. The Crown Prince’s special expedition is part of a larger anniversary to celebrate the fact that it has been 50 years since King Olav opened Tromsø University. Since 19 May, the Crown Prince has been on an expedition to cross Greenland. Unfortunately, the expedition got off to a bad start when the Crown Prince was…
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