Norway

Queen Sonja opens new culture centre in Trondheim

Queen Sonja is very interested in art and has just overseen the official opening of a brand new culture house in the city of Trondheim. The exhibitions in the new culture house in Trondheim will have a special focus on modern arts. Behind the new culture house is the visual artist and a good friend of the Queen, Kjell Erik Killi-Olsen. Queen Sonja has been able to follow the process of a new…
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Norway

Crown Princess Mette Marit and Princess Martha Louise took out a loan to by artwork of Queen Sonja

Crown Princess Mette Marit and her sister-in-law Princess Martha Louise of Norway once took out a loan to buy a famous painting of Queen Sonja. The source of this special news is none other than Queen Sonja personally. This is one of several interesting pieces of information that were published on Wednesday this week when a completely new book about Queen Sonja was published in Norway. It…
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NorwayState & CeremonialThe Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima toast King Harald and Queen Sonja for their hospitality

The second day of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima’s State Visit to Norway ended with a ‘return reception’ – a tradition that is slowly disappearing, which made it all the more special to see it in action.  King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima hosted the Norwegian Royals at a concert, followed by a standing reception, to thank them for their hospitality during…
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Dutch state visit to Norway continues with visit to parliament and Fram museum

The Dutch state visit to Norway is in full swing. After being welcomed, on November 9th 2021, in a solemn ceremony, the King and Queen of the Netherlands were accompanied by their hosts, King Harald and Queen Sonja, on a visit to one of Norway’s most famous museums. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima were accompanied to the Polar Museum on Bygdøy in Oslo by King Harald and Queen…
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