Norway

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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Tree in Crown Princess Märtha's Garden vandalised

The Norwegian Palace Park in Oslo was vandalised last Thursday, according to a gardener’s facebook post. They posted about the incident: “It is so sad when things like this happen.” A Japanese cherry tree in Crown Princess Märtha’s Garden has been…
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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…
Norway

Queen Sonja meets Queen Maud in the new exhibition at the Royal Palace in Oslo

On Friday, Royal Central’s Senior Europe Correspondent Oskar Aanmoen was invited to preview this year’s exhibition at the Royal Palace in Oslo. This summer the exhibition is called “Queen’s Meetings” and it will be open to all visitors to the royal palace in the Norwegian capital. This year, the royal palace is marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of Queen Maud at…
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Extraordinary Council of State held in Oslo

An extraordinary Council of State was held today in Norway following the political crisis that has occurred. The meeting was announced just a few hours before it was held in the Council of State Hall at the Royal Palace in Oslo. His Majesty King Harald was present, along…
Norway

The Royal Palace in Oslo receives special permission to use water during drought

Following an unusual heat wave that has been over Norway since the beginning of May, the Royal properties in Oslo had to stop their usual watering last week. Now the City council of Oslo has given the palace special permission to use water during the ongoing drought. This was announced by the palace in a statement on Tuesday. The fountains in the park recycle the water. The royal gardener…
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Norwegian royal properties will be secured against terror for £55 million

Several Norwegian royal properties will be secured against terror for £55 million in the next years, and the building of the security-facilities will soon begin. The project has met criticism, as it has taken too long to put in place. But now it happens seven years after the worst terrorist attack on Norwegian soil in peacetime; the royal properties will finally be secured. The Norwegian…
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