Singapore State Visit to Norway

King Harald & Queen Sonja of Norway are hosting the President & First Lady of Singapore from October 10th -12th. On Day 2, there was a Welcome Ceremony, visit to Botanical Gardens, and official luncheon, business forum, and a State banquet.

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King Harald & Queen Sonja of Norway, along with Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit, welcomed President Tony Tan Keng Yam and First Lady Mary Tan of Singapore in an official welcome ceremony in the Palace Square in Oslo. The President laid a wreath at Akershus fortress, after which Queen Sonja and the First Lady visited the Botanical Garden at Tøyen.  The King and Queen hosted an official luncheon for the President, and later, King Harald and President Tony Tan Keng Yam presided over a business forum. In the evening there was a State Banquet at the Royal Palace in Oslo, attended by the Crown Prince Couple and Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner.

For the banquet, Queen Sonja wore a gold gown with her Queen Sonja’s Modern Gold Parure and a brooch from the Maltese Cross Tiara.Crown Princess Mette-Marit wore a Sandra Mansour gown with her Amethyst Necklace Tiara. Princess Astrid wore a teal gown with the Vasa Tiara and Queen Alexandra’s turquoise parure.

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For more information, check out;

The Straits Times

The Real My Royals

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