Celebration of HM King Harald's 70th birthday
The celebration of the 70th birthday of His Majesty King Harald on 21 February 2007 will begin with a service in Trefoldighets Church.
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.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Holiness Pope Francis.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, His Excellency Mr Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.