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King Harald approves changes in Norway's government

King Harald of Norway has approved changes in his country’s government. It follows a recent announcement by the government that it is changing from a three-party to a majority four-party-administration. The politicians met at the Royal Palace in Oslo on Tuesday to receive the approval of King Harald to form a new government in an extraordinary Council of State. Last autumn, the Christian…
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What a hectic year 2019 will be for Norway’s royal family

The King and Queen, who in August 2018 celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, are not stepping down from work. 2018 was a busy year; however, 2019 will be even more hectic for the Norwegian royals. Confirmation, state visits and county tours are among the highlights of the dense programme that awaits the Royal Family in 2019. In 2018, the royal couple were on a state visit to both Argentina…
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Crown Prince Haakon visits Sami and Kven children

On Wednesday of this week, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited the most northern parts of his father’s kingdom. The Crown Prince visited Lakselv in Porsanger Municipality. Upon arrival to the small town, His Royal Highness was greeted and warmly…
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Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit attend the Children’s Peace Prize Party

On Monday, the Children’s Peace Prize Party was organised as a part of the award ceremony for the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit attended the party at the Nobel Peace Prize Centre in downtown Oslo. This year Children’s Peace Prize Festival was held for the 22nd time and the children who made this…
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Princess Ingrid Alexandra baptises new research vessel

On Saturday, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway baptised the new research vessel “Crown Prince Haakon” in the northern city of Tromsø. Princess Ingrid Alexandra will also be the godmother of the brand new Norwegian research ship. During the ceremony…
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Crown Prince Haakon attends Nordic cooperation seminar

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended on Thursday a seminar on Nordic cooperation in Oslo. The workshop was organised by The Foundation of Nordic Networks. The Foundation of Nordic Networks plays an important role in the Nordic countries, and their held…
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Crown Prince Haakon honoured fallen Norwegians from WW1

On Sunday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended a ceremony to honour fallen Norwegians from the First World War. The ceremony started at 11.00 with a music performance by the naval music corps before Stavern Men’s Choir sang the “Navy Hymn”. Then, Defence  Minister, Frank Bakke-Jensen held a short speech. Bakke-Jensen said: “His Royal Highness the Crown Prince…
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