CoronavirusNorway

Crown Prince Haakon continues to stay busy while hosting video conference with three cleaning workers

Crown Prince Haakon has, over the last few weeks, held several video conferences and video meetings with the authorities and other occupations who are heavily affected by the coronavirus. On Tuesday, the Crown Prince was briefed via video on the working life of three cleaners during the COVID-19 pandemic. His Royal Highness started the conference by saying: “The work you do in hospitals, in…
Read more
HistoryHistoryNorway

The special relationship between Queen Sonja and Boris Yeltsin

The fact that Europe’s queens and princesses have good relationships with each other is well known. But it’s more perhaps more unusual to hear about friendships between Europe’s royals and Russian politicians. et this was exactly what happened when Queen Sonja first met the first democratically elected leader of Russia, Boris Yeltsin. The free-spirited former Communist managed to…
Read more
CoronavirusNorway

Crown Prince Haakon takes online coronavirus briefing from Norway's health authorities

Since the outbreak of coronavirus, we have heard a lot about King Harald and Queen Sonja. They had to spend a long period in quarantine after having come home from their state visit to Jordan. King Harald has also spoken to the people via letters and on TV. However, little has been heard about Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette Marit. On Friday, the Norwegian people could hear from…
Read more
CoronavirusNorway

Queen Sonja's Art Stable postpones new exhibition

On Monday morning, it was announced that the new exhibition that should have been in the Queen Sonja’s Art Stable this spring has been postponed. The gallery has been closed for the last month to prepare for the new exhibition “Castle + Munch” and was scheduled to be opened in March. However, because of the current coronavirus epidemic, the opening of the exhibition has now been…
Read more