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Queen Sonja marks a successful summer for the Royal Palace exhibition

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway was welcomed to a closed reception at the Royal Palace in Oslo on Monday afternoon. The reception marked the end of this summer’s exhibition. Among the guests were representatives of the partners behind the exhibition, primarily the Norwegian Opera & Ballet, but also the National Museum, which has made a number of Queen Maud’s outfits available…
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Oslo Royal Palace's summer exhibition in pictures

In June, the temporary summer exhibition opened at the Royal Palace in Oslo. This is an excellent exhibition that anyone who visits Norway’s capital should see. For those of you who cannot visit Oslo this summer, you can see the presentation here: The backyard of the…
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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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State visit to Norway from South Korea – Day 2

On Tuesday June 11th 2019, the president of South Korea started his two-day long state visit to Norway. On June 13th, the visit in Oslo was concluded in the morning before the royals and the president-couple travelled on to Bergen to visit western Norway. The day was started…
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State visit to Norway from South Korea - Day 1

A two-day state visit from South Korea to the Kingdom of Norway got underway on Wednesday. President Moon Jae-in and Ms Kim Jung–sook were met by Crown Prince Haakon at Oslo’s Grand Hotel. Together they departed for the Royal Palace where, following the short drive…
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Queen Sonja falls sick – cancels participation during South Korea State Visit

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway has fallen ill. This was stated in a short press release from the Norwegian royal court on Tuesday morning. The royal court reports that the queen has an infection in the foot. She will, therefore, not participate in tomorrow’s state visit from South Korea. The royal court’s communications manager, Guri Ofstad Varpe, has told the Norwegian press that…
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Norway’s Royal Family celebrates National Day

On Friday, Norway celebrated National Day – a day when Norway celebrates its constitution, which, just behind the constitution to the United States, is the oldest in the world still in use. The day was celebrated from early morning until late in the evening, and the…
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Queen Sonja is this year’s protector of NRK’s charity broadcast

Each year a member of the Norwegian Royal Family becomes the high protector of state television channel NRK’s charity broadcast. This year, it is Her Majesty Queen Sonja. This year’s charity broadcast will collect money to create a better life for women in some of the world’s most vulnerable areas. Women all over the world are denied fundamental rights and opportunities and are hit…
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