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Crown Prince Haakon hosts the SIKT conference

For the seventh consecutive year, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway hosted the annual SIKT conference this week. This is an annual conference established by the Crown Prince to gather young leaders and talent from Norway. The conference started on Monday afternoon with a workshop and dinner. On Tuesday, there was the official opening at the Inland University College with the Crown…
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King Harald met Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov

King Harald of Norway met Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, this Friday in the northern Norwegian city of Kirkenes. The meeting took place only a few days after Russia claimed that Norway is gearing up for a conflict with Russia and relations between the two…
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King Harald highlights Sami language and culture

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway is currently on a two-day long visit to Norway’s most northern county, Finnmark. The first day of the visit went to the Sami areas of the county to highlight their language and culture. King Harald started the visit at Karasjok Primary…
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King Harald attends football match at Old Trafford

On Sunday afternoon, His Majesty King Harald of Norway was on a private visit to the United Kingdom. His Majesty was in the city of Manchester where he attended the Manchester United and Liverpool football match at Old Trafford. He was a guest of honour at Manchester United and their Norwegian coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjær. His Majesty visited the arena on the personal invitation of Ole Gunnar…
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Healthy Queen Sonja back at work for charity event

There has been a lot of attention on Her Majesty Queen Sonja in recent weeks. It all began about two weeks ago when the Queen had to cancel her performance at an art opening because she had fallen ill. A short time later, it was confirmed that the Queen had an infection in…
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Security work begins on Oslo Royal Palace

The Norwegian Royal Court has confirmed this week that new security measures are being put in place from this week. This new perimeter fencing around the Palace Park will be completed by the autumn of 2021. In a statement, the Royal Court said: “The goal is to prevent cars that have not been approved in advance from driving into the park and up to the Castle. The measures will not prevent…
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Crown Princess Mette-Marit opens Frankfurt Book Fair

Crown Princess Mette-Marit opened the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany on Wednesday alongside her husband, Crown Prince Haakon. The couple had been on a literature train with Norwegian authors travelling from Berlin to Cologne and on to Frankfurt where the world’s largest book fair was finally opened. The Royal Court said that 2,000 were in attendance and an expected 300,000 are…
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