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Crown Prince Haakon inspects Norway’s new F-35 fighter aircraft

On Wednesday this week, Crown Prince Haakon visited Ørland Air Base where he received a tour and lecture about the Armed Forces’ new F-35 fighter aircraft. It was part of a current military exercise in Norway. The Crown Prince was given the opportunity to see some of the planes which will be part of Norway’s air defence in the years ahead and even take a seat in the cockpit for…
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A look at the Norwegian line of succession

This summer, Royal Central is taking a look at who is who in the lines of succession around the world. Today we are looking at the line of succession to the Norwegian throne. Compared to many monarchies, the Norwegian order of succession is relatively short and counts only seven people, all of whom are descendants of the present monarch, His Majesty King Harald V. The succession is currently…
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State visit to Norway from South Korea – Day 2

On Tuesday June 11th 2019, the president of South Korea started his two-day long state visit to Norway. On June 13th, the visit in Oslo was concluded in the morning before the royals and the president-couple travelled on to Bergen to visit western Norway. The day was started…
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State visit to Norway from South Korea - Day 1

A two-day state visit from South Korea to the Kingdom of Norway got underway on Wednesday. President Moon Jae-in and Ms Kim Jung–sook were met by Crown Prince Haakon at Oslo’s Grand Hotel. Together they departed for the Royal Palace where, following the short drive from the hotel, they arrived at a grand welcome ceremony. The King inspects his soldiers before the President arrives. Photo…
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Norway’s Royal Family celebrates National Day

On Friday, Norway celebrated National Day – a day when Norway celebrates its constitution, which, just behind the constitution to the United States, is the oldest in the world still in use. The day was celebrated from early morning until late in the evening, and the Royal Family has a central role in celebrating Norway and all that is Norwegian. This is a day where the celebrations begin…
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