This summer, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit both celebrate their 40th birthdays. A series of portraits has been taken to commemorate the occasion.
The pictures were taken by Photographer Lise Åserud (NTB Scanpix) in June, at the Crown Prince and Crown Princess' home, Skaugum Estate in Asker.
For more pictures, please follow the link to the photo album on the right.
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Science and culture
Research, sports, beekeeping and music. Norway and Slovenia share a wide array of interests, and today the King and Queen and the Slovenian President, Borut Pahor, gained insight into several of them.
State visit from Slovenia
Today Their Majesties The King and Queen welcomed the President of the Republic of Slovenia, His Excellency Mr Borut Pahor, to Norway. This is the first State Visit to Norway of a Slovenian President and King Harald and Queen Sonja are his hosts.