King Harald and Queen Sonja are hosting President Andrej Kiska of Slovakia, who is on a State Visit to Norway from June 4th to 6th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a four-day Official Visit to Sweden and Norway, from January 30th to February 2nd, at the request of the Foreign Office. They are hosted by members of the Royal Families of the two countries. Click HERE for Day 1 and HERE for Day 2 in Sweden. Continue reading
It’s that time of year again! For the next few days leading up to the New Year, we will have a series of ‘Year in Review’ articles, compiling and featuring the Royal highlights of 2017. Today, we are taking a look at the Royal State Visits of 2017- Continue reading
It’s that time of year again! For the next few days leading up to the New Year, we will have a series of ‘Year in Review’ articles, compiling and featuring the Royal highlights of 2017. While the (quite rare) White Tie and Tiara events get a lot of attention, the (more frequent) Gala or Black Tie events are usually forgotten. Today we are taking a look at some of the Royal Black Tie and Gala events of 2017- Continue reading
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
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
King Harald V and Queen Sonja, accompanied by Crown Prince Haakon, attended the Formal opening of the 162th session of the Storting (Parliament) at the Stortingsbygningen on October 10th. Continue reading
Happy Anniversary to King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway, who got married on this day 49 years ago! In honour of their anniversary, we are featuring the wedding of the then Crown Prince Harald and Sonja Haraldsen- Continue reading