Norway

King Harald and Queen Sonja attend a military parade in Oslo

On Thursday afternoon, His Majesty King Harald and Her Majesty Queen Sonja watched His Majesty the King’s Guard perform in the Palace Square from the Palace Balcony at Royal Palace in Oslo. Over a thousand people had met up to see the show which lasted for 30 minutes. The Royal Life Guard marched together with the music corps from Akershus Fortress through the centre of Oslo. Then, they…
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Princess Astrid attended baptism of rescue ship named after her late sister, Princess Ragnhild

On Wednesday of this week, Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner was present when the newest rescue ship in Norway was baptised at the Norwegian Maritime Museum. The ship was named “Princess Ragnhild” who was the older sister of both Princess Astrid and His Majesty King Harald V of Norway. Princess Ragnhild died in 2012. “Princess Ragnhild” becomes the Rescue Company’s 170th…
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Tree in Crown Princess Märtha's Garden vandalised

The Norwegian Palace Park in Oslo was vandalised last Thursday, according to a gardener’s facebook post. They posted about the incident: “It is so sad when things like this happen.” A Japanese cherry tree in Crown Princess Märtha’s Garden has been…
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Oslo Royal Palace's summer exhibition in pictures

In June, the temporary summer exhibition opened at the Royal Palace in Oslo. This is an excellent exhibition that anyone who visits Norway’s capital should see. For those of you who cannot visit Oslo this summer, you can see the presentation here: The backyard of the Royal Palace. Photo: Oskar Aanmoen / Royal Central. Those who enter the palace during the summer months must go via the public…
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Crown Prince Haakon opened the General Assembly of the European Broadcasting Union

Crown Prince Haakon was present at the opening of the General Assembly of the European Broadcasting Union in Norway on Thursday. This year, the Norwegian state owned TV-channel NRK is host to the meeting in Oslo. The Crown Prince was the one to welcome the European Broadcasting to Norway. The Crown Prince also shared some of his TV-memories from when he was a child. Crown Prince Haakon said…
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