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Norway's government gives Princess Ingrid Alexandra a nature reserve

Earlier this week Royal Central reported that King Harald and Queen Sonja’s special confirmation gift to Princess Ingrid Alexandra was a Norwegian national costume, also called a “bunad”. The costume is a reconstructed women’s bunad from the 1880s. The Princess has chosen elements for the costume, and Her Majesty the Queen has taken an active part in the project. Today, the Norwegian…
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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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King Harald and Queen Sonja continue their county tour

This week, King Harald and Queen Sonja are visiting western parts of their kingdom. This is the first time the queen has taken part in engagements after she had to cancel her participation during the State Visit from South Korea last week due to an infection in her leg. On…
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Queen Sonja back at work following foot infection

Yesterday, Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway was back at work following the news last week that she had an infection in the leg. Together with her husband, His Majesty the King, they started their county tour to Hordaland in the western part of Norway. It was on Tuesday of last week that Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway fell ill, and the Norwegian Royal Court made the announcement that morning.
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Crown Prince Haakon inspects Royal Guard at Akershus Fortress

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway inspected the Royal Guard at Akershus Fortress on Friday morning. There were two significant changes in this year’s program for the annual inspection. First, the King was not present. Secondly, the inspection was held at the grand Akershus Fortress and not at the military camp at Huseby, where the Royal Guards have their headquarters. Sven…
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