Norway

King Harald attends football match at Old Trafford

On Sunday afternoon, His Majesty King Harald of Norway was on a private visit to the United Kingdom. His Majesty was in the city of Manchester where he attended the Manchester United and Liverpool football match at Old Trafford. He was a guest of honour at Manchester United and their Norwegian coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjær. His Majesty visited the arena on the personal invitation of Ole Gunnar…
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Healthy Queen Sonja back at work for charity event

There has been a lot of attention on Her Majesty Queen Sonja in recent weeks. It all began about two weeks ago when the Queen had to cancel her performance at an art opening because she had fallen ill. A short time later, it was confirmed that the Queen had an infection in…
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Princess Astrid opens a new exhibition about royal history in the Art Stable

After being closed for a few weeks, it is now time for a completely new exhibition in the Queen Sonja Art Stable, in Oslo City Centre. On Thursday afternoon, the new exhibition was opened by King Harald’s sister, Princess Astrid. Queen Maud was very fond of dancing, and therefore, Princess Astrid opened the exhibition to the sound of Queen Maud’s old favourite, “Foxtrot.&#8221…
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Queen Sonja cancels events due to illness

Queen Sonja of Norway has been forced to cancel an event due to an infection. On Tuesday evening, Queen Sonja should have opened an exhibition with her own works at Galleri Bi-Z in Kristiansand. The exhibition had been planned for three years. The Royal Court later…
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King Harald addresses Brexit in his "Speech of the Throne"

King Harald and Queen Sonja were joined by Crown Prince Haakon on Wednesday as they performed the State Opening of the Norwegian Parliament, Stortinget, in the country’s capital, Oslo. This was King Harald’s 28th State Opening since he became King of Norway and it was the 164th time that the Norwegian parliament has officially opened. The main event during such a ceremony is the…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja visit Gullbring cultural centre

His Majesty King Harald and Her Majesty Queen Sonja visited on Monday the municipality of Bø in Telemark in central Norway. The visit was made to celebrate Gullbring cultural centre’s 25th anniversary. Gullbring cultural centre also began work on new housing for new students at the University of Southeast Norway. Gullbring cultural centre is huge in traditional bunad production.
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