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

Remembering the Holocaust
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Remembering the Holocaust

This afternoon, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent laid a wreath on behalf of Norway at Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. Monday marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

23.01.2020
Children march books to Oslo’s new public library
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Children march books to Oslo’s new public library

More than 850 children from schools in Oslo city centre helped to move 6 000 books from the former main library at Hammersborg to the new Deichman Bjørvika library today. Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess was present to welcome the children at Bjørvika.

16.01.2020
Thank you for the warm wishes
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Thank you for the warm wishes

The Royal Family has received many warm wishes that have provided comfort during the past Christmas holidays.

13.01.2020
Condolences
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Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tariq Al Said, the Sultan of Oman.

13.01.2020
Ari Behn’s funeral
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Ari Behn’s funeral

The funeral service of Ari Mikael Behn was held this afternoon in Oslo Cathedral. Bishop of Oslo Kari Veiteberg officiated at the service in a church filled with family and friends.

03.01.2020
Nobel Peace Prize 2019
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Nobel Peace Prize 2019

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali received the Nobel Peace Prize today in Oslo City Hall. The King and Queen and the Crown Prince and Crown Princess were all in attendance during the formal ceremony.

10.12.2019
Congratulations
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Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new President of the Argentine Republic, His Excellency Mr Alberto Fernández.

09.12.2019
Science and culture
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Science and culture

Research, sports, beekeeping and music. Norway and Slovenia share a wide array of interests, and today the King and Queen and the Slovenian President, Borut Pahor, gained insight into several of them.

07.11.2019
State visit from Slovenia
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State visit from Slovenia

Today Their Majesties The King and Queen welcomed the President of the Republic of Slovenia, His Excellency Mr Borut Pahor, to Norway. This is the first State Visit to Norway of a Slovenian President and King Harald and Queen Sonja are his hosts.

06.11.2019
Celebrating peace in the north
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Celebrating peace in the north

“Today we remember all those who contributed to the liberation of East Finnmark,” His Majesty The King said today. Seventy-five years have passed since the residents of Norway’s far north were able to welcome their Soviet liberators.

25.10.2019

Official Engagements

Farewell audience

24.01.2020
His Majesty the King grants the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates, His Excellency Mr Abdullah Khalfan Matar S. Al Romaithi, a farewell audience (10:00).

Council of State

24.01.2020
His Majesty the King presides over the Council of State at the Royal Palace. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince will also be in attendance (11:00).

Audience

27.01.2020
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent grants the President of Mongolia, His Excellency Mr Battulga Khaltmaa, audience (10:00).