King Harald marked his Silver Jubilee on 17 January 2016 with a series of events held throughout the year in Norway. As he marks 30 years on the throne, let’s take a look back at his last big jubilee event.Embed from Getty Images
On the morning of 17 January, the Norwegian Royal Family gathered on the balcony at the Royal Palace to thank well-wishers gathered outside.Embed from Getty Images
King Harald waves to the crowds.Embed from Getty Images
Queen Margrethe of Denmark, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, and Princess Astrid of Norway are also in attendance at the balcony event.Embed from Getty Images
After a service at the Royal Chapel, the Norwegian Royal Family enjoys a Winter Festival held outside in the Palace Square.Embed from Getty Images
A new family portrait is released to mark King Harald’s Silver Jubilee, featuring his children and grandchildren.
The Norwegian Royal Family, and various guests, pose for an official portrait following a gala dinner at the Royal Palace in Oslo.Embed from Getty Images
Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit hosted a gala dinner for King Harald and Queen Sonja, attended by members of various European royal families, at their residence in Skagum.Embed from Getty Images
Throughout the summer of 2016, King Harald and Queen Sonja undertake a Silver Jubilee Tour of Norway. Here, they’re pictured in Trondheim.Embed from Getty Images
Here, they are pictured in Stavanger.Embed from Getty Images
Here, they are pictured in Bergen.Embed from Getty Images
Here, they are pictured in Kristiansand.