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Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Crown Prince Haakon open exhibit and visit Norwegian bookstore in Germany

Crown Princess Mette-Marit has begun her trip to Germany to promote Norwegian literature alongside her husband, Crown Prince Haakon. She arrived in Düsseldorf on 11 October where she attended the opening of an exhibit. Crown Prince Haakon opened the “Edvard Munch gesehen von Karl Ove Knausgård” exhibit which will be on display until 1 March 2020 in the German museum…
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Queen Sonja cancels events due to illness

Queen Sonja of Norway has been forced to cancel an event due to an infection. On Tuesday evening, Queen Sonja should have opened an exhibition with her own works at Galleri Bi-Z in Kristiansand. The exhibition had been planned for three years. The Royal Court later…
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Crown Princess Mette-Marit to serve as ambassador to Frankfurt Book Fair

“For me, this is the gift of literature: that it transports me both outwards and inwards, that it leads me to reach higher and wider, and that it enables me to gain a better understanding of both myself and others.” – Crown Princess Mette-Marit Norway’s Crown Princess Mette-Marit will be in Frankfurt, Germany later this week for the Frankfurt Book Fair which is taking…
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King Harald, Queen Sonja and Crown Prince Haakon attend the State Opening of Parliament

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja were joined by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon on Wednesday as they performed the State Opening of the Norwegian Parliament, Stortinget, in the country’s capital, Oslo. This was King Harald’s 28th State Opening that he has presided over as King of Norway and was the 164th time that the Norwegian parliament has officially opened. Military…
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Crown Prince Haakon concludes UN trip to New York

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has had a hectic week in New York. He arrived on Sunday evening and has had a hectic programme through the week; Thursday was his last day before returning to Norway. On Monday, the Crown Prince attended events regarding…
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Crown Prince Haakon hosts lunch for Nordic and South American ministers

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway is one of several royals who is attending the high-level week of the United Nations in New York. The Crown Prince arrived on Sunday; on Monday, the Crown Prince had a hectic programme regarding climate change, and this continued on Tuesday with meetings with, among others, the King of Jordan and actor Alec Baldwin. On Wednesday His Royal Highness hosted a lunch at…
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