Merry Christmas to all of our readers celebrating around the world! Royals have been releasing a plethora Christmas Cards and Messages this month, often with a family photo and/or a video. After the success of previous years, we are compiling the Royal Christmas Cards of 2019 (this page is also where we will be adding the various Christmas/New Year’s Speeches, so be sure to return)- Continue reading
King Harald, Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon, and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway attended the annual Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony and Banquet in Oslo on December 10th. While the other Noble Prizes are awarded by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, only the Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo. Continue reading
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
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.
The Norwegian Royal Family celebrated Constitution Day, the National Day of Norway, on May 17th by greeting the annual Children’s Parade in Asker from Skaugum (residence of the Crown Princely family) and another from the balcony of the Royal Palace of Oslo. Continue reading
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.