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News items and key elements of the official programme of the Norwegian Royal Family.

State visit from Tanzania

Her Excellency the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan, began a state visit to Norway today. Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja are the hosts of the visit, and welcomed the President to Norway in a formal ceremony at the Royal Palace.

13.02.2024
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Opens Bodø as European Capital of Culture

You invite us all to create rich and beautiful communities - at a time when coming together is more important than ever," said the Queen as she opened Bodø as the European Capital of Culture in 2024.

04.02.2024
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The Crown Princess at Cairo Book Fair

On Thursday, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit officially opened the Norwegian Guest of Honour Programme and the Norwegian pavilion at the Cairo International Book Fair.

25.01.2024
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Met humanitarian organisations working in Gaza

The scale of suffering among civilians in Gaza is enormous, and children are especially vulnerable. On Thursday, Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess met with employees of the UN and other humanitarian organisations who have recently been on humanitarian missions in Gaza or are working with these issues on the ground in Cairo.

25.01.2024
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Congratulates the new King and Queen of Denmark

His Majesty King Harald extends his warmest congratulations to Their Majesties King Frederik X and Queen Mary of Denmark.

14.01.2024
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President of Ukraine in audience with the King

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, is on an official visit to Norway. This afternoon Their Majesties The King and Queen hosted a luncheon at the Royal Palace in the President’s honour.

13.12.2023
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Nobel Peace Prize 2023

On Sunday, the 17-year-old twins Kiana and Ali Rahmani accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of their mother, the Iranian human rights activist Narges Mohammadi. Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess were in attendance during the award ceremony held in Oslo City Hall.

10.12.2023
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Celebrated the Prince’s 18th birthday

Today Their Majesties The King and Queen hosted a luncheon at the Royal Palace in honour of the 18th birthday of Prince Sverre Magnus. The Prince will turn 18 on Sunday, 3 December.

01.12.2023
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Family photographs

Family members, godparents and representatives of the Norwegian authorities and youth organisations are gathered at the Royal Palace today to celebrate the 18th birthday of His Highness Prince Sverre Magnus. Official photographs of the family were taken before the luncheon began.

01.12.2023
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Commemorating the fall of the Berlin Wall

Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess attended a commemoration ceremony in Berlin on the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. 

09.11.2023
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Official Engagements

Farewell audience

26.02.2024
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent grants the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand, Her Excellency Ms Vimolbajra Ruksakiati, a farewell audience (11:15).

Audience

26.02.2024
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent grants Chief of the Norwegian Army audience (11:30).

Apprenticeship Centre for the Building Trades

27.02.2024
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent attends the 40th anniversary of the Apprenticeship Centre for the Building Trades, Kuben Vocational Arena in Oslo (14:00).