Christmas photos from the Palace Park
This afternoon, the Royal Family was gathered in by the gazebo in the Palace Park for Christmas photographs.
The Gazebo was decorated with Christmas lights, and outside there was a Christmas tree as well as a bonfire. The Royal Family enjoyed ginger snaps and mulled juiced from cups painted by Her Highness Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner.
Pictures from this day's photo shoot are to be found in the mediaplayer. Click to enlarge if you prefer larger versions.
If you wish to see more pictures of The Royal Family, several photo albums from 2016 events are available from the link list (but the captions may be in Norwegian).
For the press
All pictures from this occasion are available for editoral use through NTB Scanpix). Photographer was Lise Åserud.
Congratulations are presented today from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Egils Levits, President of the Republic of Latvia.
World Heritage at Vega
In 2004, UNESCO inscribed the Vega Archipelago on the World Heritage List. Today His Royal Highness The Crown Prince was in attendance to open the new Vega Archipelago World Heritage Centre – Norway’s first authorised centre of its kind.