Norway

King Harald hands out the King Olav V Cancer Research Prize 2019

King Harald V of Norway handed out the prestigious King Olav Vs Cancer Research Prize for 2019 on Tuesday. The award ceremony was in the atrium of Oslo University. King Harald presented the prize which is dedicated in memory of his father on behalf of the Cancer Society in Oslo. Guest arrived at the ceremony from 12:30 on Tuesday with the ceremony  starting soon after the king had arrived at 1pm.
Read more
Norway

Happy Birthday, King Harald!

His Majesty King Harald of Norway is 82-years-old today. To mark the King’s birthday, a 21-gun salute was fired today at noon from the cannons at Akershus Fortress in Oslo. Many people had turned up to watch the tribute in honour of the King. It is tradition in Norway to…
Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja to visit Chile

King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway have accepted the invitation of the President of the Republic of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, to visit the nation on an official state visit. The visit is planned to run from 26th to 31st March. Last year the royals made a state visit to Argentina – now neighbour Chile will welcome the King and Queen in just a few weeks. The visit marks 100 years of…
Read more
Norway

King Harald visits Kongsberg weapon factory

King Harald of Norway has visited the Kongsberg weapon factory. The King was warmly welcomed by hundreds of cheering children with flags as he arrived for his visit on Tuesday. Chairman of the Board, Eivind Reiten and CEO Geir Håøy welcomed the King to the Kongsberg Group.
Norway

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…
Norway

King Harald prepares to approve changes in the government

His Majesty King Harald prepares to approve changes in the government. This happens following the announcement from the government recently which declared that they are close to presenting a new government to the Norwegian people. Last autumn, the Christian People’s Party had an intern referendum where they decided to join the current government and then create a centrum-right majority…
Read more
Norway

Queen Elizabeth and King Harald celebrated the The Anglo-Norse Society

Today was a historic day as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth joined forces with the King of Norway in London – the day after they all celebrated the 70th birthday of the Prince of Wales. The King and Queen were gathered to mark the centenary of the Anglo-Norse Society. Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and King Harald V of Norway are joint patrons, and the Norwegian ambassador is the…
Read more