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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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Mysterious State Council to be held in Oslo tomorrow

It has been announced that a State Council will be held at the Royal Norwegian Palace in Oslo on Wednesday. This is highly unusual as usually, all the State Council meetings are held on Fridays. Whenever the King does not have the opportunity to attend the State Council on…
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Crown Prince Haakon participates in major military exercise

His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, has, the last two days, participated in the international military exercise “Joint Viking” which takes place in northern Norway. The exercise aims to strengthen the military cooperation within NATO and between the Nordic nations. The military exercise “Joint Viking” takes place from 6 to 15 March in an area stretching from Alta to…
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