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Princess Märtha Louise speaks out on death of George Floyd: "Stop this inhumanity!"

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway has spoken out after the death of African American George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Princess made the remarks on her Instagram account with a photo of a woman holding a sign with George Floyd’s name. Princess Märtha Louise called for an end to “this inhumanity” in her post. Her Highness said: “Stop!!!
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Queen Sonja and Crown Prince Haakon launch famous arts festival digitally

Queen Sonja and Crown Prince Haakon of Norway have jointly opened one of the most famous arts festivals in Europe in a very different way. Mother and son teamed up to deliver a virtual opening to the acclaimed event. Usually at least one member of Norway’s Royal Family travels to the western part of Norway and the city of Bergen in the spring to attend the opening of Bergen International…
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Norway’s Royal Palace closed down to prevent national day celebration

This coming Sunday, Norway will celebrate their national day. The day is usually centered around the royal family with the main celebrations taking place in the areas surrounding the royal palace in Oslo. More than 100,000 children usually march past the royal palace to greet their King on national day. Not only are the childrens’ parade cancelled this year because of the virus, yesterday…
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Queen Sonja thanks Norway's nurses

On Tuesday this week the world celebrated International Nursing Day. Queen Sonja was actually set to attend a seminar in Oslo on May 12, on the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. Nightingale is considered the founder of modern nursing. The coronavirus…
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Crown Prince Haakon opens Digital Youth Business Competition

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has opened the annual youth business championship in Norway. The competition will this year be digital because of the corona-virus, and participation is already record high. His Royal Highness said: “I think we need your ideas, enthusiasm and ability more than ever. I hope that some of the ideas that come through these youth businesses will become part of our…
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