Swedish State Visit to Norway, 1974

The Norwegian Royal Family host King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on his State Visit to Norway on this day in 1974, starting with an Official Welcome at the Royal Palace of Oslo, a Luncheon at Skaugum, and a State Banquet hosted by King Olav (wearing the Order of the Seraphim), Crown Prince Harald (in the Order of the Seraphim), Crown Princess Sonja (wearing Queen Maud’s Pearl Tiara and the Order of the Seraphim), and Princess Astrid (in the Vasa Tiara and the Order of St. Olav) in honour of King Carl XVI Gustaf (wearing the Order of St. Olav) at the Royal Palace of Oslo.

Additional events included a Gala Performance attended by King Olav, King Carl XVI Gustaf, Crown Prince Harald, Crown Princess Sonja (wearing the Norwegian Emerald Parure), and Princess Astrid (in her Gold Tiara), as well as a Return Banquet hosted by King Carl XVI Gustaf for King Olav, Crown Prince Harald, Crown Princess Sonja (wearing Queen Josefina’s Diamond Tiara), and Princess Astrid (in Queen Alexandra’s Turquoise Circlet).

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