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King Harald could have become King at the age of three

On Wednesday, King Harald of Norway turns 81-years-old. There will be no big celebration like last year, but a private celebration with friends and the closest family. On the occasion of the King of Norway’s birthday, we will look at the not so well known history of His Majesty. King Harald was only a prince and three-years-old when the Germans invaded Norway during World War II. King…
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King Harald opens the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue's new centre

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway opened Monday the Norwegian “Sea Rescue Company’s” new centre at Langgrunn near the town of Horten, south of the Norwegian capital of Oslo. The centre “RS Noatun” is the company’s new school and adventure centre. His Majesty had the honour to cut the red ribbon under the supervision of Horten’s mayor, Are Karlsen, employees and volunteers…
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Crown Princess Mette-Marit speaks about her disease

In late November, it became publicly known that Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway suffered from Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. On Tuesday of this week, the Crown Princess was interviewed on the popular radio channel P3 in Norway. Then, she commented on her…
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Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit participate in traditional St. Lucia celebration

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway participated today in the traditional celebration of St. Lucia in Norway. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess chose to celebrate the day together with the elderly residents at the nursing home in Lørenskog, located just outside the capital Oslo. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess arrived at 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…
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Who is Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway?

On the occasion of Prince Sverre Magnus’s birthday today, 3 December, we take a look back at the young Prince’s life. His Highness Prince Sverre Magnus was born 3 December 2005 in Oslo. When he was born, he was 52 centimetres long and weighed 3.944 grams. The name of the Prince was announced by the King and Crown Prince in the Extraordinary Cabinet meeting with the government at the…
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