Wedding of Prince Joachim and Marie Cavallier

Happy Anniversary to Prince Joachim and Princess Marie of Denmark, who got married on this day in 2008. The second marriage of the Prince, to the French-born Marie, was held at the Møgeltønder Church near Schackenborg Castle (home of Prince Joachim and his family). Not a State Occasion like other royal wedding, it was attended by foreign royals, and had a White Tie dress code. Continue reading

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King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 80th Birthday Gala

The Norwegian Government hosted a Gala at the Opera in Oslo for King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 80th Birthday on the evening of May 10th. Members of Foreign Royal Families were present. On May 9th, the King and Queen hosted a Banquet at the Royal Palace. Earlier on May 10th, there was a lunch and mini-cruise on the Royal Yacht Norge. Click HERE to the celebrations for his 21st Birthday, HERE to the celebrations for his 40th Birthday, HERE for the King and Queen’s combined 60th Birthday celebrations, and HERE for his 70th Birthday celebrations. Click HERE to take a look at the guest list.  Continue reading

King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 80th Birthday Lunch

Celebrations for King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway’s 80th Birthday continued on May 10th, with a lunch and mini-cruise on the Royal Yacht Norge around Oslofjord. Members of Foreign Royal Families were present.  Click HERE to the celebrations for his 21st Birthday, HERE to the celebrations for his 40th Birthday, HERE for the King and Queen’s combined 60th Birthday celebrations, and HERE for his 70th Birthday celebrations. Click HERE to take a look at the guest list. The King and Queen hosted a Banquet the previous evening at the Royal palace, click HERE to see that. Continue reading

King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 80th Birthday Banquet

King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway hosted a Banquet for foreign royals and guests at the Royal Palace of Oslo on the evening of May 9th, to celebrate their 80th Birthday. In case you missed them, Click HERE to the celebrations for his 21st Birthday, HERE to the celebrations for his 40th Birthday, HERE for the King and Queen’s combined 60th Birthday celebrations, and HERE for his 70th Birthday celebrations. Click HERE to take a look at the guest list, HERE for the lunch and mini-cruise on the Royal Yacht Norge, and HERE for the Gala Dinner at the Opera. Continue reading

King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 60th Birthday

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. Click HERE to the celebrations for his 21st Birthday, HERE to the celebrations for his 40th Birthday. In 1997, like this year, King Harald and Queen Sonja decided to combine their birthday celebrations, which included a gala dinner, variety performance, and a cruise on the royal yacht for the royal family and their foreign royal guests. Take a look below at the fashion from the events.  Continue reading

King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 80th Birthday Celebrations

Itineraries and Guest Confirmations have been released for King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway’s 80th Birthday Celebrations on May 9th and 10th. Click HERE to the celebrations for his 21st Birthday, HERE to the celebrations for his 40th Birthday, HERE for the King and Queen’s combined 60th Birthday celebrations, and HERE for his 70th Birthday celebrations. Continue reading

Icelandic State Visit to Norway

President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Jean Reid of Iceland are on their first State Visit to Norway from March 21st to 23rd, where they are guests of the Norwegian Royal Family. On Day 1, King Harald and Queen Sonja officially welcomed the Presidential Couple, attended a wreath-laying ceremony, hosted an official luncheon, and accompanied them on engagements throughout the day. In the evening, King Harald gave a gala dinner at the Royal Palace in honour of his guests. Continue reading

Norwegian Royal Tiaras 2016

The Norwegian Royal ladies had a nice amount of Tiara appearances this year, starting with the official portraits released for King Harald’s Silver Jubilee in January, and continuing with a Gala dinner for the diplomatic corps in March, outgoing State Visits to Italy and Finland, a banquet during the Singapore State Visit, and a dinner for members of the Norwegian Parliament in October. Continue reading