Norway’s Royal Family celebrates National Day

Norway’s Royal Family celebrates National Day

On Thursday, Norway observed its 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 Royal Family obviously has a central role in celebrating Norway and all that is Norwegian.

This is a day where the celebrations…

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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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Norway’s Crown Prince Couple concludes their Baltic tour

Norway’s Crown Prince Couple concludes their Baltic tour

After four days on tour through three Baltic nations, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit completed their journey in the Baltic Sea on Thursday afternoon. Their four-day tour was concluded in Estonia yesterday. This day was dedicated to technology, history and development.

Estonia was the last of the three countries to get a royal visit. On…

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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple visits Estonia

Norwegian Crown Prince Couple visits Estonia

The Crown Prince Couple of Norway has continued their Baltic tour from Latvia on Monday to Lithuania on Tuesday. Wednesday was kicked off in Lithuania before the Crown Prince and Crown Princess went on to the last of the Baltic nations, Estonia where they spent the day and will finish their visit on today. The Wednesday was kicked off when the Crown Prince participated in a breakfast meeting on…

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