Stortingsmiddag 2019

King Harald hosted the annual Gala Dinner for Members of the Norwegian Parliament (Stortingsmiddag) at the Royal Palace of Oslo on October 17th. They were joined by Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Astrid, as they the processed through the Speilsalen, Small Dining Room, Small Ballroom, and the Great Ballroom into the Banqueting Hall. Officials and the King gave speeches before dinner. Queen Sonja and Crown Princess Mette-Marit pulled out due to last minute illness. Continue reading

Royal Annual Summer Photos 2019

Most of the Royal Families around the world have started their Annual Summer Holidays, and many of the European Royal Families have been releasing their Summer photos or posing for photo calls, and unlike previous years, when we featured each one individually, this year, we are rounding them all up in one article. Here are the pictures that have been released, but do remember to return as we will be updating this article when other Royal Families release their pictures.

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Crown Princess Märtha’s Silver Wedding Earrings

Today marks the 65th Anniversary of the Death of Crown Princess Märtha of Norway, the mother of King Harald, who tragically died of cancer on this day in 1954. While the Norwegian Emerald Parure is probably is most well known contribution to the royal vault, today we are featuring a piece that was made for her but never worn, and is now seen on Crown Princess Mette Marit.

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