King Harald and Queen Sonja will be celebrating their 80th Birthday’s in a grand celebration next week in Oslo. Click HERE to read about the events and the guest list. In honour of the occasion, we are flashing back to King Harald’s previous birthday celebrations.
For then Crown Prince Harald’s 21st Birthday in February 1958, his father, King Olav, held a Gala Dinner at the Royal Palace of Oslo. From L-R: King Olav of Norway, Princess Ingeborg of Sweden (grandmother of Harald, wearing her Boucheron Pearl Circle Tiara), Princess Astrid of Norway (sister of Harald, wearing Queen Josefina’s Diamond Tiara), and the then Crown Prince Harald.