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Crown Prince Haakon honoured fallen Norwegians from WW1

On Sunday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended a ceremony to honour fallen Norwegians from the First World War. The ceremony started at 11.00 with a music performance by the naval music corps before Stavern Men’s Choir sang the “Navy Hymn”. Then, Defence  Minister, Frank Bakke-Jensen held a short speech. Bakke-Jensen said: “His Royal Highness the Crown Prince…
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Queen Sonja hands out namesake Print Award in London

On Thursday evening, Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway handed out the Queen Sonja Print Award 2018 to Emma Nishimura in the Royal Academy of Arts in London. The artist Emma Nishimura was born in 1982 and lives and works in Toronto, Canada. Her work includes both traditional…
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Princess Ingrid Alexandra to be godmother of ship, “Crown Prince Haakon”

Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway will be the godmother of the brand new Norwegian research ship “Crown Prince Haakon.” This was announced on Friday by the Director of the Norwegian Polar Institute, Ole Arve Misund to the Norwegian press. The ship will be baptised by godmother Princess Ingrid Alexandra in the city of Tromsø, in northern Norway, on 17 November. During the ceremony, the…
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Norwegian politicians and doctors thank the Crown Princess for openness regarding her illness

Norwegian politicians and celebrities have flocked to the media to express their sympathies to the Crown Princess and thank her for her openness about her illness. It was announced on Wednesday that the Crown Princess of Norway, Mette-Marit, has been diagnosed with chronic pulmonary fibrosis. Prime Minister Erna Solberg also released a statement regarding the Crown Princess’s illness. Now…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja highlight winter sports and welfare in Beijing

The ongoing state visit from Norway to China is going well. Following a couple of days in the city of Dunhuang, King Harald and Queen Sonja arrived in Beijing late on Saturday evening. In Beijing on Sunday, the King and Queen highlighted welfare development. This work continued on Monday, add a little winter sport, and you get happy Norwegians and Chinese. Monday began when King Harald and Queen…
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