The Norwegian Royal Family was out in full force to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of July 22 Attacks. The July 22nd Attacks were carried out by right-wing terrorist, Anders Behring Breivik, who killed eight people by detonating a van bomb in in Oslo, and then killed 69 participants of a Summer Camp in a mass shooting on the Island of Utøya. Continue reading
Today marks the 185th Anniversary of the Birth of Queen Sophia of Sweden and Norway, who was born on this day in 1836! The Nassau Princess amassed a huge jewellery collection (full of family heirlooms) that has been spread among her descendants from various European dynasties. In honour of the birthday of the late Queen, we are featuring the Leuchtenberg Emerald Parure. Continue reading
The Norwegian Royal Family celebrated Constitution Day, the National Day of Norway, on May 17th, in a very different manner than their usual celebrations due to the ongoing pandemic. The Day celebrates the signing of the Norwegian Constitution in Eidsvoll on 17 May 1814, which declared Norway to be an independent Kingdom
Today the Scandinavian Crown Princely Couples had an online meeting over zoom, with Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark joining in from Frederik VIII’s Palace at Amalienborg in Copenhagen, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden at Haga Palace in Sweden, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway at Skaugum in Norway. Continue reading
Atlantic Crossing is an historical drama miniseries set that highlights the special friendship between Crown Princess Märtha of Norway and American President Franklin Roosevelt during the Nazi Occupation of Norway in the Second World War, when the Crown Princess and her children fled to Washington D.C, touring around the country for the Norwegian War effort, becoming a major symbol of the Norwegian Resistance. Learn more about Crown Princess Märtha of Norway HERE, and HERE to learn the historical accuracy of the events portrayed.
Happy Birthday to Princess Astrid of Norway, who turns 89 today! The middle child and second daughter of King Olav V of Norway and Princess Martha of Sweden, elder sister of King Harald, who served as ‘First Lady’ for her grandfather and father, the Princess has an illustrious jewellery collection, which includes today’s Pearl Bow Brooch! Continue reading
Merry Christmas to all of our readers celebrating around the world! Royals have been releasing a plethora Christmas Cards and Messages this month, often with a family photo and/or a video. After the success of previous years, we are compiling the Royal Christmas Cards of 2020 alongside the various Christmas/New Year’s Speeches (which will be updated as they are released)! Continue reading