Happy New Year!
In his annual speech on New Year’s Eve, His Majesty The King stressed the need to show empathy for others.
- “I hope we will start this new year by devoting time and energy to the things that give us strength: Listening to one another with interest and empathy. Rediscovering friendships and talking to each other. Believing that every person has something meaningful to offer.”
See the entire New Year’s Eve speech (in Norwegian)
Photo: Sven Gj. Gjeruldsen, The Royal Court.
Christmas wishes from the King
His Majesty King Harald sends this greeting to all as the Christmas holidays begin:
The Royal Family gathered together this week for the traditional Christmas photographs. This year the photographs were taken at Bygdø Royal Farm.
Nobel Peace Prize 2021
Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov received the Nobel Peace Prize today for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia, respectively. Their Majesties The King and Queen and His Royal Highness The Crown Prince were in attendance during the award ceremony at Oslo City Hall.