Celebrate His Majesty The King
The public is invited to take part in a variety of events in honour of His Majesty King Harald’s 70th birthday. 20 February 2007.
Wednesday, 21 February at 15.30
The Storting will be presenting the gift from the national assembly to the King in a ceremony in the Palace Garden. The gift is a statue of the King’s mother, Crown Princess Märtha. The event is open to the public, and will be attended by the members of the Royal Family.
Wednesday 21 – Thursday 22 February from 12.00-15.00
The public will be able to sign a congratulatory register for His Majesty The King during this period. The register will be set out in the Chapel entrance on the north side of the Palace.
Saturday, 24 February 22.45
The public is invited to gather in the Palace Square, where a special event will take place. The performance is a gift to the King from the Armed Forces, and is intended to be a surprise.
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