King Harald and Queen Sonja’s Silver Anniversary, 1993

Happy 50th Anniversary to King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway, who got married on this day in 1968! To mark the occasion, we are taking a look at their 25th Anniversary Celebrations, which included a Service, Banquet at Akershus Fortress, and a glittering Banquet hosted by King Harald and Queen Sonja (wearing Queen Josefina’s Diamond Tiara) at the Royal Palace of Oslo on this day in 1993, with guests from around Europe in attendance, including Queen Margrethe (in the Floral Aigrette Tiara) and Prince Henrik of Denmark, King Carl Gustaf, Queen Silvia (wearing the Leuchtenberg Sapphire Tiara), and Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Queen Beatrix (in the Antique Pearl Tiara) and Crown Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, King Juan Carlos, Queen Sofia (wearing the Mellerio Shell Tiara), Infanta Elena (in the Prussian Diamond Tiara), and Infanta Cristina (wearing the Floral Tiara) of Spain, Grand Duke Jean and Grand Duchess Josephine Charlotte (in the Emerald Art Deco Tiara), King Constantine, Queen Anne Marie (wearing the Ruby Parure Tiara), and Princess Alexia (in her Diamond Tiara) of Greece, Princess Benedikte (wearing the Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg Fringe Tiara) and Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Princess Anne (in her Festoon Tiara and Festoon Necklace), and the Earl of Wessex.


Thanks to @RoyalArjan for the images!


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