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This section contains official hand out photographs, information regarding accreditation and other special messages primarily of interest to the press and other media. Most messages are deleted after one year. 


Dedicated press telephone: +47 911 73 952.
Enquiries 
regarding the activities of the Royal Family may be directed to the Head of Communication Guri Varpe or Assistant Head of Communication Sven Gj. Gjeruldsen. Outside of working hours and on weekends, the press telephone is manned to handle urgent matters only.


For enquiries on e-mail, please use [email protected]
The Palace switchboard is manned 24/7: +47 22 04 87 00. 

13.09.2022 The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja will attend the state funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey in London on 19 September 2022 at 1100hrs BST.

09.09.2022 Visit to the United Kingdom by the Crown Prince and Crown Princess

Following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the official visit to the UK by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit planned for next week will not take place.

29.06.2022 The Crown Prince and Crown Princess to visit UK

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit will pay an official visit to the UK on 14–16 September 2022.

09.06.2022 The Crown Prince opens centenary exhibition on Fridtjof Nansen

HRH Crown Prince Haakon opens a new exhibition about Fridtjof Nansen on World Refugee Day, 20 June. In 2022, it will be a hundred years since Nansen received the Nobel Peace Prize, and the Nobel Peace Center celebrates the anniversary with an exhibition on Nansen’s humanitarian legacy.

08.06.2022 Celebrating The Princess' 18th birthday

Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra's 18th birthday is celebrated 16 and 17 June 2022.

07.06.2022 Congratulations on their engagement

Her Highness Princess Märtha Louise and Mr. Durek Verrett announced their engagement today. Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess congratulate.

29.10.2018 The Crown Princess’ health

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit has been diagnosed with a chronic pulmonary disease that may at times limit her ability to carry out her official programme.