Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Norway- Day 2

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a four-day Official Visit to Sweden and Norway, from January 30th to February 2nd, at the request of the Foreign Office. They are hosted by members of the Royal Families of the two countries. Click HERE for Day 1 and HERE for Day 2 in Sweden, and HERE for Day 1 in Norway.

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The Duke and Duchess started their last day in Norway with the Crown Princely Couple at the Hartvig Nissen School, the location for the successful Norwegian television programme ‘Skam’, where they met the stars and producers of Skam to hear more about the series, and ,et students to learn about the effect Skam had on bringing these issues out into the open, and the role played by social media. Later, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge traveled to Skaugum, the official residence of Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit, for a private lunch.

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In the afternoon, the Duke, Duchess, Crown Prince Haakon, and Crown Princess Mette-Marit visited the Holmenkollen Ski Jump, where they walked through the Holmenkollen ski museum and watched a demonstration from some of Norway’s top under-18 ski jumpers, before meeting them at the top of the ski jump. The Royal group then attended an event organised by the Norwegian Ski Federation, at which they saw a group of local nursery children taking part in an afternoon ski school session on the slopes, before joining children taking part in a number of outdoors activities, from experiencing Sami tents, to roasting sausages on an open fire. The Duke and Duchess also spoke to some of the ski instructors that deliver sessions throughout the year to keep children active and engaged with sport as well as visit the adjoining nursery. Afterwards, they departed for the airport, to return to London.

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