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King Harald and Queen Sonja visited the Viking Museum

On Tuesday afternoon, King Harald and Queen Sonja visited the Norwegian Viking Ship Museum at Bygdøy just outside Oslo. The reason for this visit was because the King and Queen wanted to hear more about the plans to build the new museum. The new museum will be completed in a few years and be three times as large as the current museum. The King and Queen saw the various ships, the new film the…
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King Harald marked the day of liberation

On Tuesday, His Majesty King Harald of Norway participated in the events in memory of the Liberation Day and the National Veterans Day at Akershus fortress in Oslo. Every year, 8 May is a day where Norway honours all veterans, from World War II and up to today’s…
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King Harald present at the School Singing Day at Oslo Concert Hall

Last week it was announced that King Harald of Norway had to go on medical leave the rest of last week following pain in his foot. On Monday, the King was back at work; now he has performed his first official task in public following the medical leave. On Friday, His Majesty was present during the Norwegian school’s singing day at the Oslo Concert Hall. The Oslo Philharmonic gave perfect…
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King Harald back at work following medical leave

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway is today back at work as monarch of Norway again after he had to take a few days of medical leave last week as a result of pain in the foot. Even though His Majesty is back to work today, he has no official duties before…
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Norway's Crown Prince Couple concludes their Baltic tour

After four days on tour through three Baltic nations, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit completed their journey in the Baltic Sea on Thursday afternoon. Their four-day tour was concluded in Estonia yesterday. This day was dedicated to technology, history and development. Estonia was the last of the three countries to get a royal visit. On…
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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple visits Estonia

The Crown Prince Couple of Norway has continued their Baltic tour from Latvia on Monday to Lithuania on Tuesday. Wednesday was kicked off in Lithuania before the Crown Prince and Crown Princess went on to the last of the Baltic nations, Estonia where they spent the day and…
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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple visits Lithuania

This week, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit perform a four-day journey to the Baltic nations to celebrate their 100 years as independent states after they declared themselves independent from Russia in 1918. Yesterday, the Crown Prince and Crown Princess visited Latvia. Today they have travelled to neighbouring Lithuania where they will spend the day before going to Estonia…
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