Celebration of HM King Harald's 70th birthday in Oslo
Later that day, a special event will be held in the Palace Gardens and the programme will conclude with a dinner at Akershus Castle. Due to space limitations, there will be press pools indoors.
Following the official celebration on 21 February, several events will take place 23-25 February to which the Heads of State of the other Nordic countries and members of other European Royal Houses are invited. On Saturday 24 February, a ball will be held at the Royal Palace.
Further details of the programme will be provided later.
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.