President Trump could meet both King Harald and King Carl Gustaf later this year

President Trump could meet both King Harald and King Carl Gustaf later this year

The thought of Donald Trump and his family mingling and dining with various royals has brought up a lot of aggression and anger throughout Europe. Not only royalists but most others too have strong opinions on if Trump should be able to meet and be solemnly welcomed by Europe’s royals. Trump’s State Visit to the UK has been postponed a number of times and the petition to refused Trump to meet…

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Back to School with Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway

Back to School with Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway

Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway has had a ‘first day’ at school twice in the few years she has attended school. Princess Ingrid Alexandra first started at the public children’s school Jansløkka in Asker, not far from the official residence of the Crown Prince Family, the Skaugum Estate. In 2014, the Princess began attending the private English-language international school…

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Who is Queen Sonja of Norway?

Who is Queen Sonja of Norway?

Today, 4 June, is Queen Sonja of Norway’s birthday. On this occasion, we look back at the Queen’s life and some of her achievements as Queen of Norway. Sonja Haraldsen was born as the youngest daughter of clothing merchant Karl August Haraldsen and his wife, Dagny Haraldsen. She had three older siblings, two brothers and one sister. She grew up in Oslo. King Harald and Queen Sonja on their way to…

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War movie about the Norwegian Royal Family nominated for 12 awards

War movie about the Norwegian Royal Family nominated for 12 awards

The Norwegian film The Kings Choice, which is about the Norwegian Royal Family during the first three days of the German invasion in 1940, has had great success. The film has been well received not only in Norway but throughout the world. The dramatic war movie has now been nominated for 12 prizes at the prestigious Norwegian Amanda Prize on Wednesday. The film is nominated in, among others, the…

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King Harald and Queen Sonja complete their four-day visit to Hedmark and Oppland

King Harald and Queen Sonja complete their four-day visit to Hedmark and Oppland

On Wednesday, King Harald and Queen Sonja completed their four-day journey in Hedmark and Oppland in Norway. On Sunday, the royal couple travelled with a steamship at Mjøsa, on Monday they watched a theatre performance outdoors in the Norwegian high mountains and on Tuesday they hosted a large garden party at the royal residence in Lillehammer. On Wednesday, the King and Queen returned to Hedmark…

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King Harald and Queen Sonja continues their huge anniversary celebrations

King Harald and Queen Sonja continues their huge anniversary celebrations

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway began today their anniversary journey in the Norwegian interior. This happens to celebrate the fact that the King and Queen this year will celebrate their 80th birthdays. In May, the official celebration with European royals took place in Oslo where more than 40 royals from all over Europe gathered to celebrate with the Norwegian King and…

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King Harald and Queen Sonja’s birthday celebration continues tomorrow – This is happening

King Harald and Queen Sonja’s birthday celebration continues tomorrow – This is happening

On Sunday, His Majesty King Harald and Her Majesty Queen Sonja start their jubilee journey in the Norwegian interior as a part of the celebration of their 80th birthdays this year. In four days, the King and Queen will visit Hamar, Tingnes, Kapp, Gjøvik, Lillehammer, Kvamsfjellet, Nord-Odal and Kongsvinger. Their travels will begin on Sunday and will end on Wednesday of next week. The Norwegian…

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