11 - 19 October Their Majesties The King and Queen conducted a state visit to The People's Republic of China. They were accompanied by the largest ever Norwegian delegation of representatives of the Norwegian Government, industry and commerce. The visit took place in Dunhuang, Beijing and Shanghai.
The term "state visit" refers to the official visit by one head of state to another. State visits encourage, enhance and strengthen contact with other countries.
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Celebrated Prince Charles
His Royal Highness Prince Charles celebrated his 70th birthday today. Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess joined in the celebration at Buckingham Palace in London Tuesday evening.
Queen Sonja Print Award 2018
Her Majesty The Queen presented the Queen Sonja Print Award 2018 to Emma Nishimura tonight. David Hockney received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his distinguished contribution to the art of printmaking.
The King and Crown Prince visit exercise
His Majesty The King and His Royal Highness The Crown Prince visited the Trident Juncture 2018 military exercise today. It is the first time father and son together have visited a major NATO exercise on Norwegian soil.