Christmas wishes from the King
His Majesty King Harald sends this greeting to all as the Christmas holidays begin:
To all the people of Norway
Christmas this year is once again not quite as we had foreseen. Many people are starting the holiday feeling disappointed, missing their families, and with deep concerns about what is to come.
It is my fervent hope for all of you that this Christmas season will nonetheless be a time of warmth and caring.
Christmas greeting from King Harald. Photo: NRK
It is important to keep in mind all the things that each one of us can do:
Pick up the phone and call someone who wants to hear from you.
Send a message to someone who needs it.
Take a walk with someone you care about.
Each of us has the ability to make life a little brighter for those around us.
My family and I wish each and every one of you a very happy Christmas!
The Royal Family gathered together this week for the traditional Christmas photographs. This year the photographs were taken at Bygdø Royal Farm.
Nobel Peace Prize 2021
Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov received the Nobel Peace Prize today for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia, respectively. Their Majesties The King and Queen and His Royal Highness The Crown Prince were in attendance during the award ceremony at Oslo City Hall.