Norway

Exhibition about King Karl Johan opened at the Royal Palace in Oslo

Those who will visit Oslo this summer and are interested in royal history have a lot to look forward to. Not only is there a new exhibition in Queen Sonja Art Stable, but there is also a new exhibition in the Royal Palace that you can visit. Every summer the Norwegian Royal Family opens the Royal Palace for visitors who can visit the main rooms of the palace. Every year there is also a new…
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Queen Sonja visits royal viking ruins

On Thursday this week, Queen Sonja went on a historical tour to the south of Norway. Her Majesty went with the royal yacht “KS Norge” to the island community of Karmøy where she was received by Mayor Jarle Nilsen. Upon arrival, the Queen received flowers from eight-year-old, Daniel and seven-year-old, Alida at the dock where the royal yacht had anchored. The Norwegian royal yacht…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja visit Nordland - Day 3

On Thursday, King Harald and Queen Sonja completed their three-day visit to Nordland. After spending two days traveling in northern Norway, the royal visit ended in the Moskenes. The tour began on Tuesday when the King and Queen visited Sørfoll and Steigen. Wednesday the…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja visit Nordland - Day 2

King Harald and Queen Sonja continued their journey in Nordland. They started their visit on Tuesday, and yesterday the tour continued to Værøy and Røst. The royals arrived at Røst on the royal yacht “Norge”. This municipality has 365 islands but only 500 inhabitants, and almost all of them were ready to receive the King and Queen. In the municipality’s village of Glea, there…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja visit Nordland - Day 1

On Tuesday morning, King Harald and Queen Sonja started their annual county journey. This time the Norwegian regents travelled to Nordland. The visit will last three days and end on Thursday. First up was Straumen in Sørfold municipality and Vollmoen in Steigen…
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Crown Prince Haakon: "We let people steal our apples"

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Prince Daniel of Sweden attended the EAT Stockholm Food Forum in Sweden today. After holding a speech for the assembly where the Crown Prince emphasised the importance of living more sustainably, Crown Prince Haakon shared some of his own…
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King Harald and Crown Prince Haakon inspect the Norwegian Royal Guard

On Friday morning, His Majesty King Harald and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited the Huseby Leir military camp in Oslo to perform their annual inspection of His Majesty The King’s Guard. The Huseby Leir camp is located west in the capital of Oslo and is the headquarters of the Royal Life Guard. Traditionally, the inspection takes place in early June each year. Hundreds of…
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