Winter sports is a subject very close to many Norwegian hearts. His Majesty King Harald is Patron of Norwegian sports and a keen spectator. In February The King and Queen cheered for Norwegian athletes competing in the World Skiing Championships in Seefeld, Austria. 10 March the Royal Family attended the traditional competitions in Holmenkollen, Oslo.
The tradition with Royal attendance in Holmenkollen was established by King Haakon and Queen Maud in 1906 when they saw their very first ski jumps there. The Royal Family has been in attendance ever since - apart from during World War II. Photo: Sven Gj. Gjeruldsen, the Royal Court
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Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to Her Excellency the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, Governor-General of New Zealand.
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