Then Crown Prince Harald and Miss Sonja Haraldsen were married in Oslo Cathedral on 29 August 1968. Nine years of waiting was finally over.
Now, 50 years later, their golden wedding is celebrated with a special service in Oslo Cathedral where the wedding took place in 1968. Tonight, Their Majesties The King and Queen celebrate with family and friends.
Tone Vigeland exhibition at the Art Stable
Her Majesty The Queen was in attendance at the opening of “Tone Vigeland: Jewellery and Sculpture” at the Queen Sonja Art Stable today. The exhibition displays works by one of Norway’s best-known jewellery artists.
Princess Astrid International Music Competition
Yuwon Kim from South Korea was the winner of first prize in the Princess Astrid International Music Competition at Olavshallen this evening. Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner had the pleasure of presenting the prize to the young conductor.
Kofi Annan laid to rest
Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess represented Norway today at the funeral of Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations. Mr Annan was laid to rest in a state funeral held in Ghana's capital city of Accra.