The funeral service for Her Highness Princess Ragnhild, Mrs Lorentzen will be held in the Palace Chapel on Friday, 28 September 2012. The Princess' casket is scheduled to arrive at Oslo Airport Gardermoen on Saturday, 22 September.
On 20 September, the Consulate General and the Norwegian Seamans Church will arrange a memorial service in Rio de Janeiro.
Arrival of the casket
The casket bearing the remains of Princess Ragnhild is scheduled to arrive at Oslo Airport Gardermoen on Saturday, 22 September. His Majesty The King and Her Highness Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner will be in attendance to receive the casket.
Funeral service at the Palce Chapel
The funeral service for Princess Ragnhild will be held in the Palace Chapel on Friday, 28 September 2012, at 12:00 pm. Their Majesties The King and Queen, Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess, Her Highness Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner and Her Highness Princess Märtha Louise will be in attendance.
Bishop Ole Christian Kvarme and Dean of Oslo Cathedral Olav Dag Hauge will preside over the ceremony.
The funeral service will be followed by a reception at the Palace hosted by Their Majesties The King and Queen.
Princess Ragnhild, Mrs Lorentzen will be laid to rest at Asker Church.
The King and Queen opened the new MUNCH
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Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Alar Karis, President of the Republic of Estonia.