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Queen Sonja's art aboard Norwegian polar research and cruise ships

On Sunday, Her Majesty Queen Sonja was present on the Norwegian ship MS Roald Amundsen in New York. There, she could announce her collaboration between her art foundation QSPA and the Norwegian shipping company Hurtigruten. The Queen’s QSPA will have the responsibility for the decoration of the new ship, MS Roald Amundsen. “The unique partnership we are gathered here today to celebrate is…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja to visit Nordland

The Norwegian royal court confirmed yesterday in a press release that this year’s annual county-tour will go to Nordland-county which is in the north of Norway. Their Majesty The King and Queen will visit Nordland from 12 to 14 June. The visit will include a visit in the…
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Crown Prince Haakon to visit mining industry in Vestfold

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway will travel to the county of Vestfold next Tuesday, 17 April, to visit member companies of Norsk Bergindustri. The Crown Prince’s visit to the Norwegian mineral industry association is in recognition of the groups 10th anniversary, which they are marking this year. Norsk Bergindustri is the primary industry association for the entire Norwegian…
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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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King Harald congratulates China's President

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway has sent his congratulations to Chinas President, Mr Xi Jinping, on the occasion of his re-inauguration as President of China. The congratulations were sent out from the Norwegian Royal Court on Monday. The congratulatory message from King Harald is as follows: HE Mr Xi Jinping President of the People’s Republic of China, Beijing Your Excellency, On the…
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Norway's State Visit to Argentina - Day 3

The first day of the tour was used for political talks. Yesterday the King and Queen honoured the victims of the dictatorship. The last day of the State Visit was used to focus more on Norwegian-Argentinian business, but also Argentinian culture. The King and Queen have used…
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Norway's State Visit to Argentina - Day 2

The second day of the state visit focused on the economic ties between Norway and Argentina. Norway had a significant trade delegation with them in which everything from airlines to official Norway was represented. The interests of Norwegian companies in Argentina are mainly…
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Norway's State Visit to Argentina - Day 1

King Harald and Queen Sonja have now completed the first day of their state visit to Argentina. The royals arrived in Argentina on Sunday afternoon and spent Monday resting before the state visit began today. The state visit lasts until Thursday. The King and Queen were welcomed in a grand ceremony at the Argentinian Presidential Palace when they arrived. After the official arrival, the King and…
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