Christmas photos from the Palace Park
This afternoon, the Royal Family was gathered in by the gazebo in the Palace Park for Christmas photographs.
The Gazebo was decorated with Christmas lights, and outside there was a Christmas tree as well as a bonfire. The Royal Family enjoyed ginger snaps and mulled juiced from cups painted by Her Highness Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner.
Pictures from this day's photo shoot are to be found in the mediaplayer. Click to enlarge if you prefer larger versions.
If you wish to see more pictures of The Royal Family, several photo albums from 2016 events are available from the link list (but the captions may be in Norwegian).
For the press
All pictures from this occasion are available for editoral use through NTB Scanpix). Photographer was Lise Åserud.
Holberg Prize awarded to US legal scholar
Today His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon presented the Holberg Prize for 2018 to US legal scholar Cass R. Sunstein for wide-ranging research activities that have had a broad impact on US public policy.
Concluded in Bergen
Today, His Excellency President Andrej Kiska of Slovakia concluded his State Visit to Norway. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon accompanied the President for the final day of his visit, which took place in Bergen.