King Harald V (wearing the Order of St. Olav and the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit) and Queen Sonja of Norway (in Queen Maud’s Pearl Tiara with Queen Maud’s Drapers’ Company Brooch, the Order of St. Olav and the Royal Family Order of King Harald V of Norway) were joined by Princess Astrid (wearing Queen Alexandra’s Turquoise Circlet with the Order of St. Olav and her Royal Family Orders ) as they hosted a Banquet for the Diplomatic Corps at the Royal Palace in Oslo on the evening of February 14. This Dinner is hosted alternating at the Royal Palace, the Royal Yacht Norge or at Oscarshall Palace.
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They all look very elegant!
Yes, they look very nice indeed! Were the Crown Prince couple out of town? I often wonder why doesn’t Princess Martha Louise doesn’t attend these events any more. Ever since her divorce she seems to shy away from all these social engagements.
This is the first time this Banquet has happened since I started the Royal Watcher, so it was a lovely surprise for me as when I saw this dinner on the schedule I expected it to be suits and cocktail dresses! The Crown Prince is in Colombia while Mette Marit hasn’t really attended any official events since the New Year! Princess Martha Louise usually attended only Banquets for foreign royals during her marriage or family events, so it is quite rare to see her! I am excited to see Princess Ingrid Alexandra at these types of events in a few years!