King Harald and Queen Sonja visited the Viking Museum

King Harald and Queen Sonja visited the Viking Museum

On Tuesday afternoon, King Harald and Queen Sonja visited the Norwegian Viking Ship Museum at Bygdøy just outside Oslo.

The reason for this visit was because the King and Queen wanted to hear more about the plans to build the new museum. The new museum will be completed in a few years and be three times as large as the current museum. The King and Queen saw the various ships, the new film the…

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King Harald and Queen Sonja start the season for The Norwegian Royal Yacht

King Harald and Queen Sonja start the season for The Norwegian Royal Yacht

Monday afternoon, His Majesty King Harald and Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway announced the season opening for the Norwegian Royal Yacht “DS Norge”. The unique thing was the Queen also participating this year. This is not common and has not happened for many years. The Royal Court’s official calendar had also not confirmed that the Queen was to participate.

During the summer season, the crew…

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King Harald marked the day of liberation

King Harald marked the day of liberation

On Tuesday, His Majesty King Harald of Norway participated in the events in memory of the Liberation Day and the National Veterans Day at Akershus fortress in Oslo.

Every year, 8 May is a day where Norway honours all veterans, from World War II and up to today’s international operations while they mark the liberation from the German occupation in 1945.

The Norwegian Royal Family has long…

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King Harald present at the School Singing Day at Oslo Concert Hall

King Harald present at the School Singing Day at Oslo Concert Hall

Last week it was announced that King Harald of Norway had to go on medical leave the rest of last week following pain in his foot. On Monday, the King was back at work; now he has performed his first official task in public following the medical leave. On Friday, His Majesty was present during the Norwegian school’s singing day at the Oslo Concert Hall.

The Oslo Philharmonic gave perfect music so…

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Crown Prince Haakon to take on regency as King Harald is on medical leave

Crown Prince Haakon to take on regency as King Harald is on medical leave

His Majesty King Harald of Norway is on medical leave from today due to pain in the foot. During this time, Crown Prince Haakon will act as regent. This was announced by the royal court at Oslo Palace Wednesday afternoon. It is uncertain how long the King will be unable to work. Those who have seen King Harald can confirm that the King has always walked a bit strange. This is due to a…

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King Harald visits Gjesdal and Bjerkreim

King Harald visits Gjesdal and Bjerkreim

King Harald of Norway has a personal goal to visit all the municipalities in Norway. Yesterday, His Majesty visited two towns that he has never been to on an official visit. This happened the day after he handed out a cancer research award in memory of his father, King Olav. Yesterday the journey went to Gjesdal and Bjerkreim, in western Norway. The visit started in Gjesdal, and when the King…

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King Harald handed out King Olav Vs Cancer Research Prize 2018

King Harald handed out King Olav Vs Cancer Research Prize 2018

Today His Majesty King Harald V of Norway handed out the prestigious King Olav Vs Cancer Research Prize for 2018. The award ceremony was in the atrium of Oslo University in downtown Oslo. King Harald handed out the prize dedicated in memory of his father on behalf of the Cancer Society in Oslo. Guest arrived at the ceremony from 12:30 today, and all guest had come by 12:45. His Majesty was the…

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