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.
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.