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

The Crown Prince in the US

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon concluded a four-day visit to the US Thursday. The visit went to the states of California and Washington, and several hundred Norwegian business actors accompanied him on the journey.

18.04.2024
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The Royal Court has submitted its annual report for 2023

The activities of the Royal House of Norway over the course of the year are closely aligned with the current situation in the country. 

18.04.2024
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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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Official Engagements

Audience

22.04.2024
His Majesty The King grants The Chief of Defence audience at the Royal Palace. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince will also be in attendance (11:30).

Audience

22.04.2024
His Majesty The King grants Brigadier Terje Bruøygard, Head of Brigade Nord (the Northern Brigade), audience at the Royal Palace (12.30).

Audience

22.04.2024
His Majesty grants Rear Admiral Bjørn-Erik Marthinsen, second in command of the the Defence Staff, audience at the Royal Palace (12.45).