Nobel Peace Prize 2017

King Harald, Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon, and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway attended the annual Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony and Banquet in Oslo on December 10th. While the other Noble Prizes are awarded by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, only the Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo. Continue reading

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Stortingsmiddag 2017

King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway held a Gala Dinner for Members of the Norwegian Parliament (Stortingsmiddag) at the Royal Palace of Oslo on October 26th.  Crown Princess Mette-Marit, and Princess Astrid were also present while Crown Prince Haakon is in Thailand for the Funeral of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.  Continue reading

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

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