Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to the President of Italy, HE Mr. Sergio Mattarella, after the earthquake in Umbria.
His Excellency Mr. Sergio Mattarella
President of the Italian Republic
I was deeply saddened by the news of the earthquake on Wednesday 24 August, which struck in the region of Umbria, resulting in the tragic loss of so many lives and causing such widespread damage in Central Italy.
On behalf of myself and the Norwegian people I am sending you my sincere condolences, and ask you to convey my condolences and my deepest sympathy to those bereaved and to others afflicted by this natural disaster.
Happy Constitution Day!
The Royal Family marked Norway’s Constitution Day in both Asker and Oslo, and was present on the Palace Balcony as the whole country sang the national anthem of Norway at 13:00 pm.
Celebrating May 17th
For more than 100 years, the Royal Family has greeted the Constitution Day children’s parade in Oslo from the balcony of the Royal Palace.