Royal Families around Europe have been commemorating the 75th Anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe) Day, marking the end of the Second World War in Europe. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the celebrations are much changed than what was originally planned but still consisted of a variety of commemorations.
Queen Margrethe of Denmark is celebrating her 80th Birthday today, and while the big celebrations to mark the day have been cancelled, that did not stop the celebrations to mark the big day. Click HERE to take a look at our feature on Queen Margrethe’s Top 8 Jewels. Continue reading
King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan hosted King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway on their State Visit to Jordan from March 2nd to the 4th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties. This is the first Norwegian State Visit to the Middle East, 20 years after the Jordanian State Visit to Norway, as well as the 50th State Visit of King Harald’s Reign and the first official incoming visit to Jordan in King Abdullah’s reign. Continue reading
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 V and Queen Sonja of Norway are hosting President Borut Pahor of Slovenia, who is on a State Visit to Norway on November 6th and 7th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties. 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