The love of King Harald and Queen Sonja

The love of King Harald and Queen Sonja

As Norway prepares to celebrate the 80th birthdays of Their Majesties the King and Queen, I thought the story of King Harald and Queen Sonja’s relationship was worth sharing with our readers. Prince Harald was born on 21 February 1937 in the royal residence, Skaugum. His parents were the then Crown Prince (later King) Olav and Crown Princess Märtha (of Sweden). The future Norwegian monarch had…

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State visit from Iceland to Norway starts tomorrow

State visit from Iceland to Norway starts tomorrow

On the invitation of His Majesty King Harald of Norway, the President of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and his wife, Eliza Reid will start their official state visit to Norway tomorrow. The state visit will take place from Tuesday through Thursday. The preparations for the state visit has lasted for more than a week. This is from the square in front of the castle last Tuesday. Photo: Oskar…

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King Harald and Queen Sonja to travel around Norway in celebration of 80th birthdays

King Harald and Queen Sonja to travel around Norway in celebration of 80th birthdays

Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway will travel around Norway in a joint celebration of their 80th birthdays this year. The King and Queen will visit Hamar, Tingnes, Kapp, Gjovik, Lillehammer, Kvamsfjellet, Nord-Odal and Kongsvinger. Their travels will take place from 11th to 14th June 2017. The 80th birthday joint monogram released by the Norwegian Royal Court this year.…

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