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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple visits Latvia

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway started their four-day visit to the three Baltic States today. As announced earlier this year by the Norwegian Royal Court, Their Royal Highnesses are travelling to the Baltic states to participate in the nations’ celebrations of their 100 year anniversary of independence from Russia. The first…
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New extraordinary Council of State held in Oslo

There was another meeting held yesterday in the form of an extraordinary Council of State in Norway following the political crisis that occurred before Easter. The meeting was announced just a few hours before it was held in the Council of State Hall at the Royal Palace in…
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Oslo - Day 2

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today have completed their visit to the Norwegian capital, Oslo. The visit to Norway occurred after the Duke and Duchess spent two days in Stockholm. The British royals arrived yesterday morning at Oslo Airport where they were received by Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit. On the first day of their visit, the royals, among other things, had the…
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The Norwegian Royal Family’s Christmas Eve

Every royal family has its own traditions. The Norwegian Royal Family uniquely celebrates Christmas. They blend the ancient Norwegian Christmas traditions with Christmas traditions they have brought with them from their family from Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In Norway, there are several traditions on what to eat for dinner on Christmas Eve. The eastern part of the country eats…
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Crown Prince Haakon removed the beard - this is the reason why

Earlier this week, more than 30 royals from all over Europe gathered to celebrate King Harald and Queen Sonja, as they both celebrate 80 years this year. Perhaps their son, Crown Prince Haakon, received the most attention during the gala dinner that was held on Tuesday. Suddenly, the Crown Prince disappeared from the hall; when he returned 30 minutes later, he had removed his beard. While Crown…
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