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King Harald and Queen Sonja officially received in China

His Majesty King Harald and Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway officially began their state visit to China on Thursday. Their Majesties were received in a welcome ceremony in the city of Dunhuang in the Gansu Province of Western China. The King and Queen were met at the airport with red carpets, flowers and representatives from the local authorities. The town of Dunhuang is located between two…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja on their way to China

King Harald and Queen Sonja are on their way to China, announced yesterday by the Norwegian Royal Court. The King and Queen are travelling to China for a state visit which will begin on 11 October and continue until 19 October. The royals are visiting China following an…
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Norwegian royals perform the State Opening of Parliament

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja were joined by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon on Tuesday as they performed the State Opening of the Norwegian Parliament, Stortinget, in the country’s capital, Oslo. This was King Harald’s 29th State Opening that he has…
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Princesses who married commoners: Princess Märtha Louise of Norway and Ari Behn

In connection with the imminent wedding of Princess Eugenie’s and Jack Brooksbank, we take a look at other princesses who have married commoners. Here is the story of Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, who married the author and artist, Ari Behn in 2002. Ari Behn was born in Aarhus, Denmark. As a child, he lived in Denmark and England for a period before the family moved to northern Norway.
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Crown Prince Haakon completes his trip to New York

Thursday evening, Crown Prince Haakon ended his four-day-long visit to New York. The Crown Prince was in New York from Monday until Thursday to participate in the General Assembly of the United Nations. Many European royals have travelled to participate in the markings under…
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Crown Prince Haakon begins his visit to New York

On Monday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway started his four-day-long visit to the USA. The Crown Prince will stay in New York until Thursday to participate in the General Assembly of the United Nations. The visit started with a meeting on the issue of Sustainable management. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince was present at meetings on sustainable management of resources in the…
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Queen Sonja opens art exhibition in France

On Sunday, Her Majesty Queen Sonja began her two-day visit to France. Her Majesty Queen Sonja was present during the opening of the exhibition “Forces de la Nature” at the National Ceramics Museum in Sèvres. The display is a tribute to Norwegian creativity in modern…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja conclude season for The Norwegian Royal Yacht

On Friday afternoon, His Majesty King Harald and Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway announced the end of this year’s season for the Norwegian Royal Yacht “DS Norge”. During the now ended summer season, the crew consisted of 53 people, 17 officers and 36 other crew members. During winter, the crew is reduced to a minimum of approximately 25 people. The duties are mainly guarding the ship and…
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