Norway

Crown Princess Mette-Marit to host “literature metro” in Oslo

Because of her health, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit has chosen to switch out her annual “literature train” to a more urban “literature metro”. Instead of using some of Norway’s long and remote train lines to promote literature to young people, she will use the metro-system in Oslo city to reach the youth with her message. This was stated by the Royal Court to the…
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Crown Prince Haakon must undergo surgery again

In early March, the Norwegian Royal Court announced that Crown Prince Haakon had to undergo surgery. The heir to the throne was admitted to hospital for one day for an operation on an exostosis in the ear canal. This week, the Crown Prince Haakon announced himself to the Norwegian News Agency NTB that he will most likely undergo the same surgery again, now on his other ear. The Crown Prince…
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Crown Prince Haakon concludes Pacific tour in Samoa

On Thursday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway concluded his week-long tour to the Pacific region in Samoa. The very last day started with a political meeting with His Highness Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II and Samoa’s First Lady, then with Prime…
Norway

Crown Prince Haakon arrives in Samoa

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon arrived yesterday at his last destination on his Pacific tour. The Crown Prince arrived in Samoa where he was officially welcomed on arrival in the capital, Apia. During the welcome ceremony, he inspected an honorary guard from the armed forces. Following the welcome ceremony, the head of state of Samoa, Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II held an official…
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Crown Prince Haakon plays rugby during visit to Fiji

Crown Prince Haakon of Norway has continued his visit to Fiji with a varied agenda on Tuesday. The first event on the program was a taste of Fiji’s national sport, rugby. The Crown Prince participated in rugby training together with local players and Norway’s Development Minister, Dag-Inge Ulstein. After the workout, Crown Prince Haakon went to the University of the South Pacific. The…
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