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Confirmation of Princess Ingrid Alexandra: Information for the press

Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra will be confirmed in the Palace Chapel at the Royal Palace on Saturday, 31 August 2019, at 12:00 noon. Information for accredited members of the press.

The Princess has received her confirmation instruction at the Asker Church congregation under the direction of Provost Tor Øystein Våland and Vicar Karoline Astrup. The confirmation service in the Palace Chapel will be led by the Bishop of Oslo, Kari Veiteberg, and the Praeses of the Norwegian Bishops’ Conference, Bishop Helga Haugland Byfuglien.

After the confirmation service, Their Majesties The King and Queen will host a luncheon in the Banqueting Hall in honour of their granddaughter.

The service and luncheon at the Royal Palace will be covered by a media pool from NRK-TV and NTB-scanpix. The service will be broadcast live on the NRK1 and TV2 channels.

For accredited members of the press

An area will be designated for accredited press in front of the main gate of the Royal Palace. The press area will open at 09:00 on Saturday, 31 August 2019.

The guests attending the confirmation – with the exception of the royal guests – will enter and leave the Royal Palace via the main gate. The use of ladders or step ladders is not permitted in the press area.

Members of the media – journalists and photographers – who have applied for accreditation may collect their press badges at the Royal Palace Reception, north entrance, on Friday, 30 August 2019, from 12:00 noon. Valid national/international press ID cards must be shown to collect press badges.

An extract of the guest list will be published on on Friday, 30 August 2019 09:00.

Press contacts

  • Head of Communication Guri Varpe – [email protected]
  • Assistant Head of Communication Sven Gj. Gjeruldsen – [email protected]
  • Royal Court’s dedicated press telephone: +47 414 69 999



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