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More than 850 children from schools in Oslo city centre helped to move 6 000 books from the former main library at Hammersborg to the new Deichman Bjørvika library today. Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess was present to welcome the children at Bjørvika.

Kongefamilien har mottatt mange hilsener som har varmet spesielt gjennom denne julehøytiden.

13.01.2020 Condolences

Følgende kondolansebudskap overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Sultanen av Oman, Hans Majestet Sultan Haitham Bin Tariq Al Said.

I ettermiddag ble Ari Mikael Behn bisatt fra Oslo domkirke. Oslos biskop Kari Veiteberg forrettet under gudstjenesten i en kirke fylt av familie og venner.

I dag mottok Etiopias statsminister Abiy Ahmed Ali Nobels Fredspris i Oslo rådhus. Både Kongeparet og Kronprinsparet var til stede under den høytidelige seremonien.

09.12.2019 Congratulations

Gratulasjon fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Argentinas nye president, Hans Eksellense herr Alberto Fernández.

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.

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.

-Odne mii muittašit buohkaid sin geat ledje mielde Nuorta-Finnmárkki friddjandahkamis, logai Majestehta Gonagas odne. Lea 75 jagi dan rájes báikkálaš olbmot dáppe davvin besse sávvat sovjehtalaš soalddáhiidda buresboahtima, geat veahkehedje sin beassat friddjan.

25.10.2019 Congratulations

Congratulations are presented from His Majesty King Harald to the new president of Tunisia, His Excellency President Kaïs Saïed.

Hva kan verdenssamfunnet gjøre for å sikre renere hav og en bærekraftig utnyttelse av ressursene? Kronprinsen fulgte den store havkonferansen Our Ocean som avsluttet i Oslo i ettermiddag. 

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon represented Norway at a ceremony in Tokyo today to mark the enthronement of His Majesty the Emperor Naruhito as successor to His Majesty the Emperor Akihito.

With 2,000 people in the hall, 7,500 exhibitors in position and attendance expected to reach 300,000, it was finally time for Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess to open the massive Frankfurt Book Fair.

Sunday evening, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit spoke to an audience numbering roughly 1 000 people and another 500 000 radio listeners about Norwegian literature and her personal relationship to reading.

For første gang har Hennes Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsessens litteraturtog tatt turen til utlandet. Med kurs for bokmessen i Frankfurt rullet toget i dag ut fra perrongen i Berlin.  

I disse dager er Kronprinsparet på rundreise i Tyskland for å fremme norsk litteratur. Lørdag gikk turen til den tyske hovedstaden Berlin, for å besøke bokhandelen Pankebuch, som har lagt sin elsk på norsk og nordisk litteratur.

On Friday evening the exhibition «Edvard Munch gesehen von Karl Ove Knausgård» opened in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess were in attendance, and Crown Prince Haakon formally opened the exhibition.

27.09.2019 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to His Excellency the President of France, Mr Emmanuel Macron.

Ungdoms engasjement og bidrag i kampen mot klimaendringene sto sentralt for Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen på hans siste dag ved FNs høynivåuke i New York.

FNs høynivåuke fortsetter. Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen er goodwillambassadør for FNs utviklingsfond, UNDP, og tirsdag var han til stede på toppmøtet om de globale bærekraftsmålene.

Denne uken er verdens nasjoner samlet for en uke med dialog på høyeste nivå. Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen har et tett program, i likhet med statsminister Erna Solberg og Norges øvrige representanter.

31.08.2019 Be yourself!

- Om det er ett råd jeg har å gi deg både som konge, fadder og bestefar i dag – så er det dette: Vær deg selv, sa Hans Majestet Kongen i sin konfirmasjonstale til Prinsesse Ingrid Alexandra.

New official photographs were taken in the White parlour at the Royal Palace today, on the occasion of Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra's confirmation. 

I dag ble Hennes Kongelige Høyhet Prinsesse Ingrid Alexandra konfirmert i Slottskapellet, slik hennes far, bestefar og oldefar har blitt det før henne. 

Lørdag 31. august blir Hennes Kongelige Høyhet Prinsesse Ingrid Alexandra konfirmert i Slottskapellet. Norges prinsesse er i ferd med å bli voksen.

On the occasion of Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s confirmation, an official register of congratulations will be set up at the Royal Palace and an online congratulatory message register will be opened on this website.

Det er tid for den store finalen i Dronning Sonja Internasjonale Musikkonkurranse. Hennes Majestet Dronningen er selv til stede når de seks finalistene møtes til dyst på Operaens scene i kveld.

08.07.2019 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner overbringes i dag fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Latvias nye president, Hans Eksellense herr Egils Levits.

I 2004 ble Vega gitt verdensarvstatus av UNESCO. Torsdag var Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen på plass for å åpne nye Vegaøyan Verdensarvsenter - Norges første autoriserte senter i slitt slag.

13.06.2019 Concluded in Bergen

Hans Majestet Kongen ledsaget Republikken Koreas presidentpar på besøk til KNM Maud på Haakonsvern festning i Bergen i dag. Statsbesøket ble avsluttet i Edvard Griegs hjem Troldhaugen.

I dag kunne Hans Majestet Kongen ønske Hans Eksellense President Moon Jae-in og førstedame Kim Jung-sook velkommen til det aller første koreanske statsbesøket til Norge.

Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsregenten overrakte prisen til Årets internasjonale suksess under Music Norways utdeling i Prindsen hage i Oslo i dag. Prisen gikk til musikkproduksjons- og låtskriverduoen Stargate.

Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsregenten overrakte Holbergprisen til kulturforskeren Paul Gilroy i dag. Gilroy mottar prisen for sin banebrytende forskning og betydning for en rekke fagfelt.

Fredag kveld overrakte Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen Den norske prisen til Yara under Green Tech Festival. Festivalen har tatt mål av seg til å bli verdens største innen grønne løsninger og bærekraftig framtid.

24.05.2019 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Sør-Afrikas president, Hans Eksellense herr Cyril Ramaphosa.

This year, His Majesty The King presented the prestigious Abel Prize to a woman mathematician for the first time. Today, Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck received the prize in a formal award ceremony in the Aula of the University of Oslo.

20.05.2019 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Ukrainas nye president, Hans Eksellense herr Volodymyr Zelensky.

Approximately 60 000 children crossed the Palace Square with flags and banners today. The Royal Family greeted the Oslo children’s parade from the Palace Balcony.

Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen, og Prinsesse Astrid, fru Ferner var til stede da Storhertug Jean ble stedt til hvile i dag. Storhertugen var Luxembourgs statsoverhode i 36 år.

02.05.2019 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjoner ble overbrakt fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Japans nye keiser i anledning kroningen 1. mai 2019.

02.05.2019 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Hans Majestet Kong Rama X av Thailand.

26.04.2019 Towards Frankfurt

Denne helgen er Litteraturhuset i Oslo fylt med bøker og forfattere fra Tyskland, Østerrike og Sveits. Det er tysk-norsk litteraturfestival, og Hennes Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsessen var til stede under åpningen i kveld.

The terrorist attacks on three churches and several hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday shook the entire world. This evening His Majesty The King was in attendance at a requiem mass held in Oslo to commemorate the victims.

“A visit like this gives us better opportunities to stand together and make a difference.” This is how His Royal Highness The Crown Prince summed up his official visit to the Pacific region, where the impacts of climate change have been the focus of attention.

Gonagaslaš Allavuohta Ruvdnaprinsa lea ollen Samoai – mii lea maŋemus riika su guossástallanmátkkis Jaskesábis.

Her Majesty The Queen opened the major exhibition “Edvard Munch: Love and Angst ” at the British Museum on Tuesday evening. It is the largest exhibition of Munch’s graphic works in the United Kingdom in 45 years.

Gonagaslaš Allavuođas, Ruvdnaprinssas, lei hui máŋggabealat beaivi Fijis odne, go su prográmmas lei sihke kránsabidjan, áhpi, falástallan ja teáhter.  Eanemus dovdduide čuohcci leat  Daku giláš, maid dulvi čađat áitá.

Gonagaslaš Allavuohta Ruvdnaprinsa lea almmolaš guossástallamis Jaskesábi sulluin. Odne sávve sutnje buresboahtima Fiji oaivegávpogii, Suvai, árbevirolaš seremoniijain.

– Både det at havet stiger, men også stormene som kommer og ødelegger lokalsamfunnene, påvirker folks liv i stor grad. Det gjør inntrykk, sa Kronprins Haakon til NTB i dag.

Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen har innledet et offisielt besøk til de tre øynasjonene Tonga, Fiji og Samoa sør i Stillehavet. I dag ankom han Tongas hovedstad, Nukuʻalofa.

Alle fylker og 53 kommuner fikk besøk av Kongefamilien i 2018. 
Det kongelige hoff presenterer i dag sin årsrapport for 2018. Vi håper rapporten bidrar til økt kunnskap om og forståelse for Kongehusets og Hoffets virksomhet.

Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen avsluttet sitt statsbesøk til Chile i Puerto Williams søndag. Den lille byen ikke langt fra Kapp Horn regnes som verdens sørligste.

30.03.2019 In Punta Arenas

Etter en dag på reise har Kongeparet kommet til Punta Arenas, helt sør i Chile. Havnebyen ligger ved bredden av Magellanstredet, og er blant annet utgangspunkt for ekspedisjoner til Antarktis.

Kongeparets statsbesøk til Chile fortsatte i dag med både næringsliv og kultur på agendaen. Tilbakeføring av materiale Thor Heyerdahl brakte med seg fra Påskeøya, var en viktig del av programmet.

Kongeparet innledet sitt statsbesøk til Chile i dag. Besøket markerer 100 år med diplomatiske forbindelser mellom Norge og Chile, og vil bidra til å utvikle samarbeidet ytterligere. 

22.03.2019 Condolences

Følgende kondolansebudskap overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Mosambiks president, Hans Eksellense herr Filipe Jacinto Nyusi.

18.03.2019 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to Her Excellency the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, Governor-General of New Zealand.

"Domstolens betydning for menneskers liv kan ikke overvurderes." Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen talte for Den europeiske menneskerettsdomstolen i Strasbourg i dag. 

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince is in Colombia on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). On Thursday he visited a project that combines reincorporation of former guerrillas with development and environmental protection activities.

On Wednesday His Royal Highness The Crown Prince travelled to the region of La Mojana in southeast Colombia. The area has been severely affected by climate change, but a local pilot project has shown excellent results.

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince is in Colombia on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). “There is nothing more important for development than peace,” said the Crown Prince after his meeting with the President of Colombia.

“Sápmi (the Sámi nation) never ceases to fascinate!” said Her Majesty The Queen in her welcoming remarks before the President of the Sámediggi (Sámi Parliament), Aili Keskitalo, officially opened the Sámi art exhibition in the Queen Sonja Art Stable on Thursday evening.

01.02.2019 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong XVI of Malaysia.

I dag gikk startskuddet for Oslo som europeisk miljøhovedstad. Hennes Majestet Dronningen og Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen var begge til stede under åpningsseremonien i Oslo rådhus.

24.12.2018 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia.

Allaáiggálaš ráfibálkkašumi juohkin lei Oslo ráđđeviesus odne. Gonagasbárra ja Ruvdnaprinsabárra ledje maid mielde dilálašvuođas gos vuoitiguovttos Denis Mukwege ja Nadia Murad vuostáiválddiiga Nobel ráfibálkkašumi.

"Jeg døper deg "Kronprins Haakon". Måtte hell og lykke følge deg, ditt mannskap og alle om bord på dine oppdrag i nord og sør." Norges nye forskningsskip ble døpt i sin hjemmehavn Tromsø i dag.

Hans Majestet Kongen var i ettermiddag til stede sammen med Hennes Majestet Dronning Elizabeth II ved markeringen av foreningen Anglo-Norse Society sitt 100-årsjubileum i London.

Hans Kongelige Høyhet Prins Charles fyller 70 år i dag. Kongeparet og Kronprinsparet deltar i feiringen på Buckingham Palace i London i kveld.

Torsdag kveld kunne Hennes Majestet Dronningen overrekke Queen Sonja Print Award 2018 til Emma Nishimura. David Hockney mottok hedersprisen for fremragende bidrag til grafikken gjennom sitt livslange kunstnerskap.

His Majesty The King and His Royal Highness The Crown Prince visited the Trident Juncture 2018 military exercise today. It is the first time father and son together have visited a major NATO exercise on Norwegian soil.

31.10.2018 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Vietnams nye president, H.E. herr Nguyen Phu Trong.

Den Høgvørde Kronprinsessa delte ut Nordisk råds litteraturpris 2018 til den islandske forfattaren Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir i Operaen i Bjørvika i kveld.

Hennes Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsesse Mette-Marit har fått konstatert en kronisk lungesykdom som i perioder vil kunne begrense utøvelsen av hennes offisielle program.

Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen avsluttet statsbesøket til Kina i vakre Suzhou i dag, etter ti begivenhetsrike dager i Dunhuang, Beijing og Shanghai.    

18.10.2018 Sustainable oceans

Áhpi lei Gonagasbára prográmma váldoáššin Shanghaias odne. Kina ja Norga leat njunuš maritiibma našuvnnat, ja nanu guoddevaš ovdáneapmi lea dehálaš goappešat riikkaide.

I dag forlot Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen Beijing og reiste til Shanghai på Kinas østkyst. Byen er verdens største havneby, og et økonomisk kraftsenter.

Majestehtaguovttos Gonagas ja Dronnet leaba guossástallamin Kina, gosa Eksellense Presideanta Xi Jinping lea sudno bovden. Odne sávve sudnuide buresboahtima allaáiggálaš seremoniijain olggobealde Álbmoga stuora hálla Almmálaš ráfi báikkis.

Etter innledende dager i Dunhuang, fortsetter Kongeparets statsbesøk til Kina nå i hovedstaden Beijing. Velferdsutvikling og samarbeid innen vinteridrett var dagens tema.

For at et sted skal føres opp på listen over verdens kulturarv må det oppfylle ett av seks kriterier. Mogao-grottene oppfyller alle seks. I dag fikk Kongeparet anledning til å besøke dette spesielle stedet.

Kongeparet innledet sitt statsbesøk til Folkerepublikken Kina i dag. Besøket finner sted i Dunhuang, Beijing og Shanghai, etter invitasjon fra Hans Eksellense President Xi Jinping.

Hans Majestet Kongen åpnet i dag det 163. Storting. Årets Trontale er den 29. Trontalen Kong Harald har lest ved den høytidelige åpning av en ny sesjon på Stortinget.

Utfordringene vi står overfor er skapt av mennesker, og de kan løses av mennesker, sa Kronprinsen i dag. Husk alt vi har oppnådd. Ha tro på hva du selv kan gjøre, og hva vi kan klare sammen. 

A women's soccer tournament is helping to shine a spotlight on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in New York City. Each team champions one of the SDGs - and their goals reach far beyond the soccer field.

25.09.2018 Condolences

Kondolansebudskap fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Vietnams fungerende president, Hans Eksellense herr Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh.

25.09.2018 Condolences

Kondolansebudskap fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Tanzanias president, Hans Eksellense dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, i anledning fergeulykken som krevde så mange menneskers liv.

25.09.2018 Managing the oceans

The oceans have a vital role to play in almost all of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. But as His Royal Highness The Crown Prince emphasised today, succeeding in these efforts will require achieving a good balance between conservation and sustainable harvesting of marine resources.

The first Norwegian pupils arrived at the Lycée Pierre Corneille upper secondary school in the heart of Rouen, Normandy, in 1918. Today Her Majesty The Queen took part in the celebration of a century of learning.

I New York har FNs 73. generalforsamling åpnet, og Norge deltar på viktige områder under den innledende høynivåuken. Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen har et tett program disse dagene.

The works of three Norwegian artists are being displayed in a special exhibition at France’s National Ceramics Museum in Sèvres. Today Her Majesty The Queen attended the opening of the exhibition, entitled “Forces de la Nature” (Forces of Nature).

I kveld var Hennes Majestet Dronningen til stede da «Tone Vigeland. Smykker og skulptur» åpnet Dronning Sonja KunstStall. En utstilling som viser verk av Norges mest kjente smykkekunstner.

Yuwon Kim fra Sør-Korea vant Prinsesse Astrid Internasjonale Musikkpris i Olavshallen torsdag kveld. Prinsesse Astrid, fru Ferner hadde gleden av å overrekke prisen til den unge dirigenten.

Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess represented Norway today at the funeral of Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations. Mr Annan was laid to rest in a state funeral held in Ghana's capital city of Accra.

His Majesty King Harald presented the 2018 Kavli Prizes at the Oslo Concert Hall this afternoon. The Kavli Prizes recognise scientists for their seminal advances in three research areas: astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. 

Today marks fifty years since Their Majesties The King and Queen were married. The golden anniversary was commemorated with a church service in Oslo Cathedral, where their wedding was held on 29 August 1968.

On the occasion of the golden anniversary, photographs were taken of Their Majesties The King and Queen and their family at the Royal Palace.

10.08.2018 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to the President of Indonesia, His Excellency Mr Joko Widodo.

26.07.2018 Condolences

Kondolansebudskap fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Hellas' president, H.E. herr Prokopis Pavlopoulos, i anledning skogbrannene som har rammet landet så hardt.

06.07.2018 Congratulations

Gratulasjonar frå Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Tyrkias president, H.E. herr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

King Carl Johan never had the chance to live in the Palace he commissioned. But this summer, 200 years after he became the King of Norway and Sweden, he is present as the focus of the annual exhibition.

Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen og utenriksminister Ine Eriksen Søreide er ved FNs hovedkvarter i New York. Norge lanserer i dag sitt kandidatur til en plass i FNs sikkerhetsråd i 2021–22.

I dag åpnet utstillingen "Tradisjon og inspirasjon. Norsk kulturarv i De kongelige samlinger". Kongefamiliens bunader og kulturhistoriske skatter vises fram i Dronning Sonja KunstStall.

Slovakias President, H.E. herr Andrej Kiska, avsluttet sitt statsbesøk til Norge i dag. Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprins Haakon ledsaget ham under siste del av besøket, som fant sted i Bergen.

Den Høgvørde Kronprins Haakon overrekte i dag Holbergprisen for 2018 til den amerikanske juristen Cass R. Sunstein. Han får prisen for dei vitskaplege arbeida sine som har hatt stor innverknad på politikkutforming i USA.

Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson lei guovddážis Eksellense Presideantta Andrej Kiskas stáhtaguossástallamis Norggas. Dien beakkán diktačálli muitu lea nanus Slovakias.

His Excellency President Andrej Kiska of Slovakia began a three-day State Visit to Norway today. Their Majesties The King and Queen welcomed the President in the Palace Square.

Ruvdnaprinsabárra loahpahii guossástallanmátkkis báltalaš riikkain Estteeatnamis odne. Otná beaivvi fáddán lei sihke digitaliseren, ođđaáigásaš gávpotovddideapmi ja Tallinna historjjálaš árbi – gávpot mii lea UNESCO-listtus.

The Crown Prince and Crown Princess travelled to Estonia today, the third Baltic country they will visit this week. But their day began in in Vilnius, Lithuania, with a defence-industry breakfast and then a business seminar.

Kronprinsparets reise til de baltiske landene fortsetter, og i dag kom Deres Kongelige Høyheter til Litauens hovedstad Vilnius. I likhet med Latvia og Estland feirer Litauen 100 års selvstendighet i år.

It was 100 years ago that the Baltic countries declared their independence. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess are visiting Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia on the occasion of the centennial anniversary, and their visit began today in the Latvian capital, Riga.

Today Her Majesty The Queen announced the launch of a cooperation between the Queen Sonja Print Award (QSPA) and the Hurtigruten cruise operator. The QSPA will curate the artworks to be displayed on the MS Roald Amundsen, a new ship to be launched next year.

The members of the Royal Family took part in 658 official events in Norway and abroad in 2017. They visited 63 municipalities, all the counties and Svalbard in Norway, and paid visits to twelve countries abroad.

26.03.2018 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the President of the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency Mr Xi Jinping.

16.03.2018 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Chiles nye president, H.E. herr Sebastián Piñera.

Today it was the music industry’s turn to take centre stage in Austin, Texas. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon took part in the efforts to promote Norwegian music at the South by Southwest festival.

The technology and music festival South by Southwest attracts over half a million visitors annually. This year, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon is on the guest list, along with entrepreneurs from Norway.

Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen avsluttet sitt statsbesøk til Argentina i dag. Det gjorde de på en estancia der de fikk oppleve argentinsk kultur i form av historie, dans, musikk og mat.

Kongeparet besøkte Parque de la Memoria ved bredden av Rio de la Plata i dag. Minneparken hedrer de mange tusen ofrene for militærdiktaturet i Argentina mellom 1976 og 1983.

Hans Majestet Kongen la ned krans på Nasjonalmonumentet i Buenos Aires i formiddag. Kransnedleggelsen markerte starten på Kongeparets tre dager lange statsbesøk til Argentina.

I natt var det 75 år siden sabotasjen mot tungtvannsanlegget på Vemork. Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprins Haakon gikk den siste delen av sabotørenes strabasiøse rute under markeringen i dag.

16.02.2018 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjon overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Sør-Afrikas nye president, Hans Eksellense herr Cyril Ramaphosa.

Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen avsluttet sitt besøk i OL-byen Pyeongchang i dag. Det ble en norsk jubeldag i Sør-Korea med tre gull, to sølv og en bronse.

Activities on the second day of the visit to Norway of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge included serious issues as well as sports and outdoor recreation. They visited Hartvig Nissen school, where the series SKAM was filmed, rode to the top of the Holmenkollen Ski Jump and roasted stick bread at Øvresetertjern forest lake.

Deres Kongelige Høyheter Hertugen og Hertuginnen av Cambridge er på offisielt besøk i Norge. Kongeparet ønsket dem varmt velkommen til Slottet i formiddag.

19.12.2017 Christmas photos

I dag var det julefotografering på Det kongelige slott. Der var Kongeparet og Kronprinsfamilien samlet ved juletreet i Den røde salong.

15.12.2017 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Slovenias president, Hans Eksellense herr Borut Pahor.

I dag fant den høytidelige fredsprisutdelingen sted i Oslo Rådhus. Kongeparet og Kronprinsparet var blant dem som så Den internasjonale kampanjen for forbud mot atomvåpen motta utmerkelsen.

26. november 1942 forlot D/S Donau havna i Oslo med 529 jøder fra Norge om bord. H.K.H. Kronprinsesse Mette-Marit var til stede på 75-årsmarkeringen i Universitetets aula søndag kveld.

Kronprinsparet avsluttet besøket til Etiopia nord i landet, i flyktningeleiren Hitsats. Etiopia både avgir og mottar flyktninger, og er en svært viktig aktør i spørsmål migrasjon.

Kronprinsparets andre dag i Etiopia hadde vekt på samarbeidet innenfor helse og klima. Etiopia har tatt en lederrolle i det internasjonale klimaarbeidet, og støttes av Norge i innsatsen.

Odne álggaheigga Gonagaslaš Allavuođaguovttos Ruvdnaprinsa ja Ruvdnaprinseassa iežaska almmolaš mátkkisteaskka Etiopias. 

03.11.2017 "TEXTURE" in Århus

Torsdag åpnet utstillingen "Texture" i Galerie MøllerWitt i Århus. Utstillingen viser grafiske verk av Hennes Majestet Dronningen og Magne Furuholmen, som begge var til stede ved åpningen.

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince was in attendance at the funeral of King Bhumibol of Thailand today. King Bhumibol passed away on 13 October of last year.

Odne rabai Majestehta Dronnet ođđa čájáhusa "Gonagaslaš stállja. Heastadoallu ja ekvipašat 1905-1940". Golggotmánu 13. beaivvi diibmu 11.00 rájes lea stállja rabas olbmuide geat hálidit boahtit geahččat čájáhusa!

Today, His Majesty The King opened the 162nd Norwegian Storting (Parliament). The ceremony took place according to tradition, and as stipulated in Article 74 of the Constitution.

07.10.2017 Surfing in Hoddevik

I dag starter europamesterskapet i surfing på Borestranda på Jæren. I den anledning offentliggjøres bilder av Kronprinsfamilien som surfer i Hoddevik utenfor Stad.

EM i surfing - Eurosurf 2017 - går av stabelen i disse dager. Kronprinsfamilien er på plass på Jæren og Borestranda for å følge konkurransene.

04.10.2017 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjonsbudskap overbringes til Angolas nye president, H.E. herr João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, på vegne av Hans Majestet Kongen.

Thousands of visitors from around the world have come to take part in Oslo Innovation Week. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon was in attendance at the official opening today.

H.M. Dronning Sonja vitja den internasjonale skulen UWC Røde Kors Nordisk i Fjaler for tiande gong i går.

Prinsesse Astrid, fru Ferner avduket i formiddag en byste av Kong Haakon VII utenfor Sjømannskirken i London. Avdukingen markerte åpningen av nye St. Olavs Square.

Ute i den jordanske ørkenen ligger et anlegg på størrelse med fire fotballbaner. Sahara Forest Project produserer 10 000 liter ferskvann hver dag og forventer en grønnsaksavling på 130 000 kilo.

Kjell Nupen Memorial Grant deles ut 5. september hvert annet år. I kveld kunne Hennes Majestet Dronningen annonsere årets tildeling under et arrangement i Dronning Sonja KunstStall. 

Hans Majestet Kongen besøkte NATOs hovudkvarter i Norfolk (USA) torsdag, og i dag var Kongen gjest ved hovudbasen for spesialoperasjonar i det amerikanske forsvaret i Tampa.

18.08.2017 Condolences

Kondolanse fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Hans Majestet Kongen av Spania i anledning angrepene i Barcelona. 

Akrobatikk og dans på høyt plan møtte Hans Majestet Kongen da han i ettermiddag var til stede ved åpningen av det internasjonale turnstevnet King Harald's World Gym for Life Challenge på Brunstad i Vestfold.

25.07.2017 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Indias nye president, H.E. herr Ram Nath Kovind.

Eske ovdalgaskabeaivvi rahpe mánáidmánát Majestehta Dronnega skulptuvrra Šloahttapárkkas. Lea Dronnet Sonja ráhkisvuohta mátkkošteapmái ja lundui mii dál lea ceggejuvvon oaidninláhkái.

Odne beasai Dronnet almmolaččat rahpat Dronnet Sonja Dáiddastálja – gávcci mánu maŋŋá go Majestehta Gonagas vuorddekeahttá attii sutnje Šloahta stáljaid riegádanbeaiskeaŋkan.

19.06.2017 Condolences

Følgende budskap blir oversendt fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Portugals president i anledning skogbrannene som har herjet landet de siste dagene.

Kronprinsparet besøkte Skara Brae på sin andre dag på Orknøyene - en forhistorisk bosetning som av mange regnes som det viktigste førhistoriske funnstedet i Europa.

Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess paid an official visit to the Orkney Islands this weekend. There are strong historical ties between Norway and Orkney.

Norsk kompetanse på tunellbygging etterspørres verden over. I dag åpnet Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen konferansen som samler verdens ekspertise i Bergen

Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen overrakte i dag Holbergprisen til den britiske filosofen Onora O’Neill. Hun får prisen for sitt innflytelsesrike arbeid innen moralsk og politisk filosofi.

08.06.2017 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Serbias nye president, H.E. herr Aleksandar Vučić.

Finland ble en selvstendig stat 6. desember 1917. I dag er de nordiske statsoverhodene samlet i Helsingfors for å feire 100-årsjubileet for Finlands selvstendighet. 

I dag åpnet de 65. Festspillene i Bergen med "Identitet" som sitt overgripende tema. Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen var begge til stede under åpningen på Torgallmenningen.

His Majesty The King presented the Abel Prize to the French mathematician Yves Meyer (77) Tuesday. Professor Meyer was awarded the prize “for his pivotal role in the development of the mathematical theory of wavelets.”

23.05.2017 Condolences

Følgende kondolanse er oversendt fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Hennes Majestet Dronning Elizabeth II etter terrorangrepet i Manchester.

Her Majesty The Queen undertook the official opening of Loen Skylift in Nordfjord today. The cable car will convey tourists from the fjord to the top of Mt Hoven (1 011 m) in just five minutes.

Gonagasbearaš bođii nugo dábálaččat ge Šloahttabalkoŋgii dearvvahit mánnátogaid Oslos 10.30. De lei jo Ruvdnaprinsabárra dearvvahan Asker mánáidtoga, mii váccii Skaugum meaddel 08.15. 

Odne eahkes loahpahuvvui Majestehtaguovtto Gonagasa ja Dronnega 80-jagi ávvudeapmi feastarakeahtaid báhčimin maŋŋá mállásiid Operas.

This evening members of the European Royal Houses, family, friends and representatives of official institutions in Norway are at the Royal Palace to celebrate the 80th birthdays of Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja.

Vil du være med å synge bursdagssangen for Kongeparet? Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen fyller begge 80 år i år, og 9. mai er alle invitert til Slottsplassen.

Hennes Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsesse Mette-Marit vil i årene fremover ha en særlig oppgave i å fremme norsk litteratur internasjonalt.

Det kongelige hoff presenterer i dag sin nye årsrapport. Vi håper at den nye rapporten vil bidra til økt kunnskap om og forståelse av Kongehusets og Hoffets virksomhet.

This week His Royal Highness The Crown Prince conducted a visit to Liberia on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), where he met with the victims and heroes of the Ebola virus outbreak in a country facing major challenges.

03.04.2017 Condolences

Kondolansebudskap fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Colombias president, Hans Eksellense herr Juan Manuel Santos Calderón.

30.03.2017 Artica Svalbard

Artica Svalbard ble åpnet av Hennes Majestet Dronningen og kulturminister Linda Hofstad Helleland i Longyearbyen i dag. Stiftelsen skal legge til rette for kunst- og kulturvirksomhet på Svalbard.

Statsbesøket fra Island ble avsluttet i Bergen dag. Presidentparet ble ledsaget av Hans Majestet Kong Harald under et program der våre felles interesse for ressursene i havet sto sentralt.

The Sagas are an important part of both Icelandic and Norwegian cultural heritage. Today the Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs presented Norwegian public libraries with a remarkable gift.

Odne vuostáiválddii Majestehta Gonagas Eksellense Presideanta Guðni Th. Jóhannesson ja su roavvá Eliza Reid Šloahttašiljus. Islándda presideantabárra álggahii golmma beaivásaš stáhtaguossástallama Norggas.

I dag deltok Hennes Majestet Dronningen ved åpningen av nye galleri Olivier Debré ved senteret for samtidskunst i Tours, Frankrike. Åpningsutstillingene har sterk tilknytning til Norge.

I år runder musikkfestivalen by:Larm 20 år. Kronprinsparet deltok på flere arrangementer og arrangerte lunsj for musikkbransjen hjemme på Skaugum i dag.

Congratulations poured into the Royal Palace on 21 February in celebration of the 80th birthday of His Majesty King Harald. 

07.02.2017 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new President of the Republic of Haiti, His Excellency Mr. Jovenel Moïse.

06.02.2017 Tråante 2017

Hans Majestet Kongen var til stede da jubileumsåret "Tråante 2017" åpnet i dag. Det er 100 år siden det første samiske landsmøtet fant sted i Trondheim, 6. februar 1917. Lihkku beivviin!

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon officially opened the Norwegian pavilion at Bett 2017 today. Norwegian companies in the field of education technology are in London to showcase their services.

25.01.2017 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal President of the Republic of Austria.

20.01.2017 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America.

11.01.2017 Christmas greetings

Kongefamilien ønsker å takke for alle hyggelige hilsener de har mottatt i anledning julefeiringen 2016.

22.12.2016 Condolences

Følgende kondolansebudskap overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Tysklands forbundspresident Joachim Gauck.

This afternoon, the Royal Family was gathered in by the gazebo  in the Palace Park for Christmas photographs. 

16.12.2016 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new King of Malaysia, His Majesty King Seri Paduka Baginda Sultan Muhammad V.

Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess were in attendance when the Nobel Peace Prize for 2016 was awarded to His Excellency President Juan Manuel Santos in a formal ceremony at Oslo City Hall today.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has spearheaded the global fight to eradicate poverty for 50 years. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince spoke at the Global Goals Gala in New York yesterday evening.

Fiolinisten Mayumi Kanagawa (22) gjekk av med sigeren i Prinsesse Astrid Internasjonale Musikkpris torsdag kveld. Prinsesse Astrid, fru Ferner delte sjølv ut prisen til vinnaren.

30.11.2016 Gathered at Slush

Finland har lykkes med å skape Europas viktigste møteplass for oppstartsbedrifter. H.K.H. Kronprinsen og et femtitalls norske oppstartsfirma er til stede på Slush 2016.

30.11.2016 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Hans Majestet Kongen av Thailand.

Både nullutslippsfly og grønne kollektivtilbud stod på programmet da Kronprinsparet gjestet den ellevte utgaven av Zerokonferansen i Oslo i dag.

Canadas ja Norggas leat ollu oktasaš beroštumit ja ollu mii lea seammalágan, danin go goappešat riikkat leat guhkkin davvin. Ruvdnaprinsabárra loahpahii iežas almmolaš guossástallama St. John's gávpogis Newfoundlandas duorastaga.

Canada márkanat láhčet ollu vejolašvuođaid norgga fitnodagaide. Dan riikkas lea maid hui viiddis kultuvrralaš máŋggabealatvuohta. Ruvdnaprinsabárra čuovui máŋga miellagiddevaš seminára odne.

Gonagaslaš Allavuođaguovttos Ruvdnaprinsa ja Ruvdnaprinseassa leaba guođđán Ottawa ja mátkkoštan Torontoi. Doppe lei kulturgaskkusteapmi ja innovašuvdna guovddážis Canadamátkki nuppi beaivvi.

Ruvdnaprinsabárra álggahii mánnodaga iežas Canada guossástallama Ottawas. Njealji beaivvis galget sii guossástallat sihke Toronto ja St. John', ja dasa lassin vel oaibegávpogis. Innovašuvdna ja dálkkádagat leat guovddáš áššit.

03.11.2016 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to The President of the Lebanese Republic, His Excellency Mr. Michel Aoun.

Hennes Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsesse Mette-Marit la i ettermiddag ned grunnstenen for det nye Munchmuseet i Bjørvika i Oslo. Det nye museet skal etter planen stå ferdig i desember 2019.

14.10.2016 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand.

Eske ovdalgaskabeaivvi beasaiga Majestehtaguovttos Gonagas ja Dronnet sávvat Singapore Presidentii ja vuosttašroavvái buresboahtima Norgii. 

07.10.2016 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjonsbudskap er sendt fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Hennes Eksellense fru Kersti Kaljulaid, Estlands nye president.

28.09.2016 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to His Excellency President Reuven Rivlin on the death of former prime minister, president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Shimon Peres.

Her Majesty Queen Sonja and Magne Furuholmen have collaborated on an artistic project in support of the Queen Sonja Print Award. Tonight, the exhibition “TEXTURE” opens in London.

08.09.2016 Concluded in Oulu

Kongeparet avslutta statsbesøket sitt lenger nord i Finland – i Uleåborg, der blant anna kommunikasjonsgiganten Nokia har fabrikk. Teknologi og helse prega dagen.

Technology, defence and health are the three main focus areas for the State Visit to Finland by Their Majesties The King and Queen. Cooperation and opportunities in these crucial areas were on today’s agenda.

Kongeparet innledet sitt tredje statsbesøk til Finland i dag, ledsaget av flere statsråder og en stor delegasjon med representanter for norsk næringsliv.

I dag vart det gjort heider på vinnarane av Kavliprisen 2016 i Oslo konserthus. H.K.H. Kronprins Haakon overrekte prisane.

I dag holdt Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen hagefest i Slottsparken. 1500 gjester fra hele landet var invitert. 

27.08.2016 TEXTURE

Denne helgen åpnet grafikkutstillingen Texture i Bergen. Utstillingen er et samarbeid mellom Hennes Majestet Dronningen og Magne Furuholmen.

Today the Queen Sonja Print Award for 2016 was presented to the US visual artist Tauba Auerbach. Her Majesty The Queen presented the award herself in Grieghallen this afternoon.

24.08.2016 Condolences

Kondolanse fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Italias president, H.E. herr Sergio Mattarella, i anledning jordskjelvet i Umbria.

30.06.2016 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner fra H.M. Kongen til Filippinenes nye president, H.E. herr Rodrigo Roa Duterte.

29.06.2016 Condolences

Kondolanse fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Hans Eksellense President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan i anledning angrepet på flyplassen i Istanbul.

23.06.2016 Three generations

Majestehtaguovtto Gonagasa ja Dronnega 25-jagi ávvudeami oktavuođas lea almmolašvuhtii biddjojuvvo ođđa govva mas leat Gonagas, Ruvdnaprinsa ja Prinseassa Ingrid Alexandra.

Odne olliiga Majestehtaguovttos Troandimii, gávpogii gos gonagasdoaimma sivdnádallan čađahuvvui 25 jagi dás ovdal. -Troandin lea earenoamáš báiki munnuide, logai Majestehta Gonagas.

This evening Her Majesty The Queen officially opened the exhibition “Japanomania in the North 1875–1918”. This two-part exhibition shows the many ways in which Japanese art influenced Nordic art and design during that period.

13.06.2016 Condolences

Følgende kondolansebudskap overbringes i dag fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til H.E. President Barack Obama, i anledning skytingen i Orlando natt til søndag.

I dag delte H.K.H. Kronprinsen ut Holbergprisen 2016 til litteraturviter og Shakespeare-ekspert Stephen Greenblatt. Seremonien fant sted på Universitetet i Bergen.

Her Majesty The Queen attended the opening of the Bergen International Festival in Torgallmenningen City Square today. The festival will last for 15 days.

25.05.2016 Concluded in Narvik

The State Visit from Poland was concluded at Håkvik cemetery this evening. His Majesty The King, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Poland Mr Andrzej Duda and First Lady Mrs Agata Kornhauser-Duda paid homage to the Polish soldiers who died in Norway during the Second World War.

Forsvarssamarbeid stod sentralt på programmet for H.M. Kongen og H.E. President Andrzej Duda i dag. Men andre dag på statsbesøket starta med eit næringslivsseminar.

Sir Andrew J. Wiles fra Universitetet i Oxford mottar Abelprisen for sitt bevis av Fermats siste teorem i dag. Prisen blir overrakt av H.K.H. Kronprinsen i Universitetets aula.

I dag innledet H.E. President Andrzej Duda og fru Agata Kornhauser-Duda sitt statsbesøk til Norge. DD.MM. Kongen og Dronningen er vertskap for besøket, og ønsket velkommen på Slottsplassen.

Kongefamilien inntok sin tradisjonsrike plass på Slottsbalkongen for å hilse barnetoget i Oslo 10.30. Kronprinsfamilien var allerede på plass ved Skaugum 08.15 for å møte barnetoget i Asker.

I over 100 år har Kongefamilien tatt i mot barnetoget i Oslo fra Slottsbalkongen. Dette ble innstiftet som tradisjon av Kong Haakon i 1906. I dag er 17. mai og barnetoget nesten synonyme begreper, men slik har det ikke alltid vært.

H.K.H. Kronprins Haakon fortsetter som goodwill-ambassadør for FNs utviklingsprogram, UNDP. Avtalen ble signert i dag, da Kronprinsen mottok UNDPs leder Helen Clark i audiens. 

Det var Kongelig besøk i 69 kommuner og alle landets fylker og Svalbard i 2015. Det viser Det kongelige hoffs årsberetning som ble avgitt i formiddag.

18.04.2016 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Rafael Correa Delgado, President of the Republic of Ecuador.

18.04.2016 Condolences

Kondolansebudskap fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Japans keiser i anledning de alvorlige jordskjelvene som rammet sist uke.

H.K.H. Kronprinsessen besøkte UNAIDS-støttede prosjekter i Tanzania i dag. Her fikk hun se hvordan mødre med HIV nå får sunne barn, takket være tilgang på viktige medisiner.

Kongeparet fortsatte sitt statsbesøk i Italia i dag. Dagen startet ved Italias nasjonalmonument, der Hans Majestet Kongen la ned krans ved Den ukjente soldats grav.

Siste dag av Kongeparets statsbesøk fant sted i Milano – Italias finanshovedstad. Italia er en av verdens største økonomier og en viktig handelspartner for Norge.

Deres Majesteter Kong Harald og Dronning Sonja innledet et tre dagers statsbesøk til Italia i dag. Kongeparet leder en delegasjon med representanter for norske myndigheter og næringsliv.

31.03.2016 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner fra H.M. Kongen til Myanmars' nye president, H.E. herr Htin Kyaw.

29.03.2016 Condolences

Følgende kondolansebudskap overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Pakistans president, Hans Eksellense herr Mamnoon Hussain, i anledning terrorangrepene i Lahore.

Sunday brought a fantastic ending to a successful IBU World Championships Biathlon. His Majesty King Harald and Her Highness Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner, have followed the competitions closely.

Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen har denne uken gjennomført og bestått Forsvarets fallskjermkurs, og er nå godkjent som militær taktisk fallskjermhopper.

09.03.2016 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner fra H.M. Kongen til Portugals nye president, H.E. herr Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

Han Majestet Kongen har i to dager deltatt på den store militære vinterøvelsen "Cold Response 2016" som avholdes i Trøndelag mellom 19. februar og 22. mars.

The Second Youth Winter Olympic Games opened this evening in Lillehammer. Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra had the honour of lighting the Olympic flame.

Her Majesty The Queen opened the new Norwegian Olympic Museum at the Maihaugen open air museum this evening. Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess was also in attendance in Lillehammer – the day before the opening of the Youth Olympic Games.

Maleren Nikolai Astrup presenteres nå for et britisk publikum. Hennes Majestet Dronningen åpnet utstillingen Nikolai Astrup: Painting Norway i London i kveld.

On the occasion of Her Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra's 12th birthday, the Royal Court releases three new pictures of the Princess.

Several thousand people took part in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the ascension to the Norwegian throne of Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja today.  

Om kvelden 17. januar 1991 døde Kong Olav V. I samme stund ble Kronprins Harald Norges nye konge: Kong Harald V. Utover kvelden ble Slottsplassen fylt av blomster og lys.

15.01.2016 Send your greetings

Gratulasjonsprotokollen er åpen. Alle kan nå skrive sin hilsen til Kongeparet her på Kongehuset.no. Hilsenene vil bli forelagt Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen

I dag er det frigitt nye offisielle bilder av Kongehusets medlemmer i anledning Kongeparets 25-årsjubileum. 

13.01.2016 Christmas greetings

On behalf of the Royal family, His Majesty The King would like to thank everyone for the many Christmas and New Year's greetings received at the Royal Palace.

Sotnabeaivvi ođđajagimánu 17. beaivvi lea 25 jagi dan rájes Majestehtaguovttos Gonagas Harald ja Dronnet Sonja šattaiga Norgga Gonagasbárran. Dás oaidná makkár lágideamit leat ávvudanvahkkoloahpa.

Hálidat go sávvat lihku Gonagasbárrii? Bearjadaga biddjojuvvo lihkkosávvanprotokolla masa sáhttá čállit dearvuođaid.

Her Majesty The Queen presented the Edvard Munch Art Award on Saturday, 12 December. The newly established prize was awarded to the French artist Camille Henrot.

10.12.2015 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjonsbudskap overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Argentinas nye president, herr Mauricio Macri.

Sihke Gonagasbárra ja Ruvdnaprinsabárra čuvvo Nobel ráfibálkkašumi 2015 juohkima Tunisia našuvnnalaš dialoga Kvartehttii. Ráfibálkkašumi juohkin dáhkáhuvai allaáiggálaš seremoniijai Oslo ráđđeviesus odne.

Her Highness Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner lit the Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square in London Thursday evening. The tree is Oslo’s traditional gift to the city of London, as thanks for the assistance provided to Norway during the Second World War.

Gonagaslaš Allavuohta Ruvdnaprinsa Haakon loahpahii iežas almmolaš guossástallama Brasilas eske veaigin. Maiddái odne lei ságas Amazonasa suodjaleapmi.

On his third day in Brazil, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince travelled to Belém – the capital of the State of Pará and the gateway to the Amazon. The change in location also entailed a shift in focus, from business to the environment.

H.K.H. Kronprinsens besøk til Brasil fortsatte i Rio de Janeiro i dag. Rio er et økonomisk sentrum, og byen der de fleste norske selskap etablert i Brasil har sine hovedkvarter.

On Monday, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince began a four-day official visit to Brazil – Norway’s most important trade partner in South America.

05.11.2015 Congratulations

Gratulasjonar frå H.M. Kongen til Tanzanias nye president, H.E. hr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli.

05.11.2015 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner fra H.M. Kongen til Nepals nye president, H.E. fr. Bidya Devi Bhandari.

“Education is a fundamental human right; it is also essential for ensuring inclusive, equitable and sustainable development” . Gonagaslaš Allavuohta Ruvdnaprinsa doalai sáhkavuoru UNESCOS odne.

Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen deltok i promoteringen av norske spesialiteter i ettermiddag. Norsk laks og fenalår sto på menyen på La Grande Epicerie.

Ulike aspekter ved norsk innovasjon opptok Kronprinsparet i New York i går (lokal tid). Entreprenører, norsk musikk og historisk design preget dagen.

I går kveld, lokal tid, markerte Det norsk-amerikanske handelskammeret sitt 100-årsjubileum. Kronprinsparet deltok i feiringen av jubilanten i New York.

I kveld ble Kjell Nupen Memorial Grant delt ut for første gang. Hennes Majestet Dronning Sonja deltok ved overrekkelsen, som fant sted i London.

"Mun dearvvahan Stuoradikki buresboahtima ovddasvástideaddji bargui ja sávan ahte dat bargu šattašii leat buorrin váhneneatnamii." Dieiguin árbevirolaš sániiguin álggahii Majestehat Gonagas odne Truvdnosártni ja Norgga 160. Stuoradikki allaáiggalaš rahpama.

25.09.2015 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to His Majesty the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz al Saud.

I dag kunne Hennes Majestet Dronningen og Hennes Kongelige Høyhet Prinsesse Beatrix av Nederland igjen delta ved åpningen utstillingen Munch : Van Gogh - denne gangen i Amsterdam.

H.M. Dronningen har fulgt Røde Kors' United World College i Sogn og Fjordane siden grunnleggelsen. I går tok hun del i feiringen av 20-årsjubileet.

Den danske billedkunstneren Adam Saks er den første vinneren av Kjell Nupen Memorial Grant.

I kveld er det finale i Dronning Sonja Internasjonale Musikkonkurranse, QSIMC. Med Hennes Majestet i salen kjemper fem unge finalister om pris og heder i Operaen.

I kveld sto finalen i Dronning Sonja Internasjonale musikkonkurranse, QSIMC. Hennes Majestet overrakte selv førsteprisen til vinneren, den norske sopranen Lise Davidsen.

07.08.2015 Congratulations

Hans Majestet Kongen gratulerer Polens nyinnsatte president, H.E. herr Andrzej Duda.

06.07.2015 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjonsbudskap overbringes fra H.M. Kongen til Latvias nye president, H.E. Hr Raimonds Vējonis.

The Oslo Governance Centre was officially re-opened today. In the morning, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince participated in a seminar, the first in a series of Oslo Governance and Peacebuilding Dialogues at the centre.

Deres Majesteter Dronning Margrethe og Dronning Sonja åpnet egen kunstutstilling på Baroniet Rosendal i Hardanger i dag. Det er første gang de to dronningene stiller ut sammen.

12.06.2015 Europa Nostra

Europa Nostra Awards er EUs kulturminnepris. I går kveld deltok H.K.H. Kronprinsen ved årets utdeling, der to priser gikk til norske prosjekter.

H.K.H. Kronprins Haakon overrakte i dag Holbergs internasjonale minnepris 2015 til den britiske forfatteren, historikeren og myteforskeren Marina Warner. Prisutdelingen fant sted i Håkonshallen i Bergen.

Hans Majestet Kongen har de siste dagene deltatt ved markeringen av 200-årsjubileet til  seilklubben "The Royal Yacht Squadron" i Cowes på Isle of Wight syd i England.

Konferansen EAT Stockholm Food Forum går av stabelen i dag og i morgen. Kronprinsparet er til stede, og H.K.H. Kronprinsessen var blant talerne under dagens åpning.

29.05.2015 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner fra H.M. Kongen til Nigerias nye president, H.E. herr Muhammadu Buhari.

28.05.2015 Arctic finale

Hans Majestet avsluttet sitt offisielle besøk til USA i Anchorage, Alaska, i onsdag. Her var det sterkt fokus på det arktiske og norsk-amerikansk samarbeid i nordområdene.

I går og i dag markeres gjenerobringen av Narvik – de alliertes første seier under 2. verdenskrig. H.K.H. Kronprinsregenten var til stede ved 75-årsmarkeringen i dag.

On Tuesday, His Majesty The King continued his official visit to the US, this time in Alaska, where he spoke with local climate researchers in the town of Homer.

I ettermiddag rullet Litteraturtoget inn til Lillehammer. Der startet Norsk Litteraturfestival i kveld, og det var H.K.H. Kronprinsessen som foretok åpningen.

Hans Majestet Kongen fortsatte sitt besøk i USA lørdag, med besøk til Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) i Tacoma. Kongen ble utnevnt til æresdoktor ved universitetet, som har sterke bånd til Norge.

Majestehta Gonagas Harald lea álggahan almmolaš guossástallama USA:s, mii galgá bistit vahku. Gonagas guossástallá stáhtaid Washington ja Alaska, ja son ollii Seattle gávpopgii veaigin gaskavahku.

Hans Majestet Kongen overrakte i dag Abelprisen 2015 til John Forbes Nash jr. og Louis Nirenberg for deres bidrag innen differensiallikninger og geometrisk analyse.

Kongefamilien har inntatt sin tradisjonsrike plass på Slottsbalkongen for å hilse barnetoget i Oslo, som nå nærmer seg Slottsplassen.

I kveld åpner Hennes Majestet Dronning Sonja utstillingen "Miscellaneous Notes on Nordic Birds". Den danske grafikeren Svend-Allan Sørensen er sesongens kunster på Galleri Dronning Joséphine.

09.05.2015 Van Gogh + Munch

H.M. Dronningen og H.K.H. Prinsesse Beatrix av Nederland åpnet utstillingen Van Gogh + Munch i dag. Det er sterke fellestrekk mellom den nederlanske og den norske maleren.

Odne ávvuduvvui miehtá riikka Friddjanbeassan ja dat go 2.máilmmisoahti nogai Norggas. Gonagasbearraša lahtut ledje mielde máŋggain lágidemiin.

Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess opened the Nordic pavilion at the Venice Biennale today, where she presented the project “Rapture” by multimedia artist Camille Norment.

04.05.2015 With WWF in Lofoten

Denne uken avholder Verdens Naturfond WWF sin årskonferanse i Svolvær. H.K.H. Kronprinsessen talte under åpningen, der hun la vekt på grønne valg i hverdagen.

27.04.2015 Condolences

Følgende kondolansebudskap fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald overbringes Nepals president i anledning jordskjelvet som har rammet landet.

22.04.2015 Frozen in the ice

Ruvdnaprinsabárra lea Lance dutkanskiippas, mii lea galbmon áhpejieŋaid sisa davábealde Svalbárdda. Árktalaš guovllu jiekŋa suddá dál jođáneappot go goassege ovdal. Fatnasis leat dutkit guđet geahččalit gávnnahit manne nu dáhpáhuvvá, ja movt.

I natt norsk tid åpnet Hennes Majestet Dronningen utstillingen Prize Prints ved Scandinavia House i New York. Utstillingen viser verk med tilknytning til the Queen Sonja Print Award.

The annual report of the Royal Court for 2014 was submitted today to the Presidium of the Storting, the Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation, and the Office of the Auditor General of Norway.

23.03.2015 Condolences

Følgende kondolansebudskap overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Singapores president, H.E. herr Tony Tan Keng Yam.

Majestehtaguovttos Gonagas ja Dronnet čuovuiga eske ovdalgaskabeaivvi H.E. Presideantta Andris Bērziņš MS Baronen fatnasii. Doppe vuostáiválddii Norgga spesiálasoalddátveahka sin.

Odne sávaiga Majestehtaguovttos Gonagas ja Dronnet Latvia presidentii, H.E. Andris Bērziņš, buresboahtima Norgii, allaáiggálaš seremoniijas Šloahta luhtte.

12.03.2015 Congratulations

Gratulasjoner fra H.M. Kongen til Hellas' nye president, H.E. herr Prokopis Pavlopoulos.

Siste del av Kongeparets statsbesøk fant sted i Perth på Australias vestkyst. Marint samarbeid og petroleumsvirksomhet var dagens hovedtema.

Majestehta Dronnet čájehii Australia gehččiide odne dáidaga man inspirašuvdnan lea Norgga luondu, ja Majestehta Gonagas lei guossin mariinna oahppoguovddážis. Muhto árabut odne lei sudnos čoahkkin Australia eamiálbmogiid ovddasteddjiiguin.

H.K.H. Kronprinsen er til stede ved markeringen av 75-årsjubileet for Special Operations Executive og 70-årsjubileet for Special Forces Club i London i dag.

Today, His Majesty The King undertook the formal opening of a seminar on the Antarctic at the Australian National Maritime Museum. King Harald and Queen Sonja are spending the second day of their State Visit in Australia’s largest city, Sydney.

Today, Their Majesties The King and Queen launched the first official visit of a Norwegian head of state to Australia. The King and Queen will visit Canberra and Sydney, before concluding their visit in Perth on Friday.

16.02.2015 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the President of Croatia, Her Excellency Ms. Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic.

Det ble både høyteknologi og storslagen natur for Hans Majestet Kongen i Dronning Maud Land i dag. Kongen gjester den norske forskningsstasjonen Troll i Antarktis.

12.02.2015 "One year to go"

On Wednesday evening, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon unveiled the countdown clock for the Youth Olympics, which will kick off in Lillehammer in exactly one year – 365 days.

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince concluded his field visit to Timor-Leste today. Before his departure, the Crown Prince spoke to 200 students who had come to hear him lecture about UNDP and the UN Millennium Development Goals. 

06.02.2015 Water and salt

I dag fikk H.K.H. Kronprinsen se hvordan et vannprosjekt sørger for rent drikkevann til hundrevis av familier, og møte en gruppe kvinnelige bønder med god inntekt fra saltproduksjon.

This evening Her Majesty The Queen opened the world’s northernmost art museum, Kunsthall Svalbard, in Longyearbyen. The new museum is a branch of the Northern Norway Art Museum.

This year marks the deadline set for achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals. In the coming days His Royal Highness The Crown Prince will be visiting several worthwhile projects throughout Timor-Leste.

03.02.2015 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency President Sergio Mattarella.

27.01.2015 Never forget

I dag er det 70 år siden frigjøringen av Auschwitz-Birkenau. H.K.H. Kronprinsen og statsminister Erna Solberg representerte Norge ved markeringen i Polen.

Johan Martin Ferner sovnet stille inn på Rikshospitalet i Oslo i dag, den 24. januar 2015 klokken 05.25. 

23.01.2015 Condolences

Følgende kondulansebudskap overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Hans Majestet Kong Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud.

Denne uken blir de årlige møtene til Verdens økonomiske forum arrangert i den sveitsiske alpebyen Davos. DD.KK.HH. Kronprinsen og Kronprinsessen er til stede for å følge opp sitt arbeid med unge ledere.

19.01.2015 Christmas greetings

The Royal Family have received a wide array of Christmas and New Year's greetings, and these were greatly appreciated.

The traditional skrei fishing season has arrived, and today His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon took part in a fishing trip off the island Senja in North Norway on board the fishing vessel Senjaland.

14.01.2015 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the President of Mozambique.

12.01.2015 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjonsbudskap overbringes Sri Lankas nyinnsatte president på vegne av Hans Majestet Kongen.

08.01.2015 Condolences

Følgende kondolansebudskap blir overbrakt fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til H.E. President François Hollande, i anledning terrorhandlingen i Paris, Frankrike.

19.12.2014 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjonsbudskap overbringes fra H.M. Kongen til Romanias president, H.E. herr Klaus Werner Iohannis.

17.12.2014 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to the President of Pakistan after the Peshawar school attack.

H.K.H. Kronprinsessen, H.K.H. Prinsesse Ingrid Alexandra og Prins Sverre Magnus feiret fredsprisvinnerne i dag, sammen med 7 000 barn på Rådhusplassen i Oslo.

I dag mottok Kailash Satyarthi og Malala Yousafzai Nobels Fredspris. Kongeparet og Kronprinsparet var til stede i Oslo Rådhus, der fredsprisvinnerne også mottok varm og stående applaus.

H.K.H. Kronprins Haakon oppfordret unge fra Europa og Asia til å bruke digital kommunikasjon til positiv samfunnsutvikling da han talte på Telenor Youth Summit i dag.

Today was the last day of the State Visit of Their Majesties The King and Queen to Myanmar. The King and Queen concluded their five-day visit at the former royal palace in Mandalay.

Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen har reist videre til Bagan, et historisk tempelområde i Mandalay-regionen. Kulturminnevern sto sentralt på Kongeparets tredje dag i Myanmar.

Gonagas Majestehta doalai sáhkavuoru demokratiija ovddideami birra Yangon Universitehtas odne. Su sáhkavuorru álggahii nuppi beaivvi Gonagasbára Myanmar stáhtaguossástallamis.

Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen innledet sitt statsbesøk til Myanmar i dag. Markering av Norges støtte til den pågående reformprosessen, er reisens viktigste formål.

H.K.H. Kronprinsesse Mette-Marit fremhevet de unges rolle i klimaarbeidet under Statkrafts rundebordskonferanse om klima på Jevnaker i dag.

Odne lea Gonagaslaš Allavuohta Ruvdnaprinsa guossástallanmátkkis Serbias. Ruvdnaprinssa prográmmas leat ollu doaimmat Serbia oaivegávpogis, Beogradas, gos son lea vuosttaš geardde guossin.

Kvinneprat på tvers / SESAM er en møteplass for kvinner av alle nasjonaliteter som ønsker å lære mer, eller lære bort, om det å bo i Norge. Denne uken deltok Hennes Majestet Dronningen på møtet deres.

25.10.2014 "Norway thanks you"

Hans Majestet Kong Harald er til stede under dagens markering av frigjøringen av Øst-Finnmark. Det er 70 år siden sovjetiske tropper drev den tyske okkupasjonsmakten ut av områdene rundt Kirkenes. 

20.10.2014 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjonsbudskap overbringes fra H.M. Kongen til Indonesias president, H.E. Mr. Joko Widodo.

India ja Norgga ovttasbargu ealáhus-ja kultureallimis lei guovddážis stáhtaguossástallama nuppi beaivvi. Majestehtaguovttos Gonagas ja Dronnet čuovuiga  H.E. Presideantta Pranab Mukherjee ja Sharmistha Mukherjee.

Odne beasai Gonagasbárra sávvat Presidentii Pranab Mukherjee ja su niidii, Sharmistha Mukherjee, buresboahtima Norgii. Guossástallan álggahuvvui allaáiggálaš buresboahtinseremoniijain Šloahttašiljus odne iđđes.

I påsken besøkte DD.MM. Kongen og Dronningen Påskeøya i Stillehavet. Den norske oppdageren og vitenskapsmannen Thor Heyerdahl var med på å gjøre den isolerte øya kjent for resten av verden. I dag ville han ha fylt 100 år.

- I greet the Storting and welcome you to responsible labour, wishing it will be to the good of the Nation. With this traditional wording, His Majesty began the Speech from the Throne and the official opening of the 159th Norwegian Storting (Parliament).

H.M. Dronningen og den amerikanske trykkeren Bill Goldston lanserte i dag minnestipendet the Kjell Nupen Memorial Grant som skal gå til yngre og lovende grafikere i Norden.

Stiftinga bak Dronning Sonjas grafikkpris «Queen Sonja Print Award» opna i dag ei utstilling på Waldemarsudde i Stockholm. Hennar Majestet Dronninga stod sjølv for opninga.

24.09.2014 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjonsbudskap overbringes fra H.M. Kongen til Afghanistans president, H.E. Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.

On Tuesday His Majesty King Harald presented the Kavli Prizes at Oslo Concert Hall. The nine Kavli Prize laureates were selected on the basis of their pioneering work in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience.

Klokken 10.00 ble Estlands president ønsket offisielt velkommen på Slottsplassen. H.E. President Toomas Hendrik Ilves avlegger statsbesøk til Norge etter invitasjon fra H.M. Kong Harald.

01.09.2014 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to The President of the Republic of Turkey.

Hennes Majestet Dronningen åpnet Offshore Northern Seas i dag. Også Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprins Haakon deltar på energimessen i Stavanger, der Endring er hovedtemaet.

05.08.2014 Condolences

Kondolansebudskap fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Kinas president H.E. Xi Jinping etter jordskjelvet i provinsen Yunnan.

I morgon, onsdag 30. juli, opnar Det kongelege slottet for publikum. Sesongen varer fram til søndag 17. august.

I lys av den mulige terrortrusselen mot Norge har hoffsjefen besluttet å stanse omvisningene på Slottet inntil videre. Kjøpte billetter refunderes via Billettservice (billettservice.no).

18.07.2014 Condolences

Kondolansebudskap fra H.M. Kongen til H.M. Kongen av Nederland og H.M. Kongen av Malaysia etter flykatastrofen i Ukraina.

10.07.2014 Condolences

Kondolansebudskap fra H.M. Kongen til Georgias president etter tidligere president Eduard Shevardnadzes bortgang.

15.06.2014 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjonsbudskap overbringes fra H.M. Kongen til Slovakias president H.E. herr Andrej Kiska.

The State Visit from Germany concluded in Trondheim today. HRH The Crown Prince accompanied HE President Joachim Gauck and Ms Daniela Schadt to the Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute before concluding the day’s programme at Nidaros Cathedral.

Statsbesøkets andre dag startet i Frognerbadet. Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen ledsaget H.E. President Joachim Gauck og fru Daniela Schadt til åpningen av Youngwood-festivalen.

Under en veldedighetsgalla i New York mottok H.K.H. Kronprinsessen tirsdag kveld amfAR Award of Inspiration for sitt mangeårige aidsarbeid, tildelt av American Foundation for Aids Research.

I dag kunne Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen ønske Tysklands president, H.E. President Joachim Gauck og fru Daniela Schadt, velkommen på statsbesøk til Norge. Tradisjonen tro, fant velkomstseremonien sted på Slottsplassen.

On Monday, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende spoke at a High-level Event of the UN General Assembly on human rights and development goals.

H.K.H. Kronprinsen besøkte i dag Bleiker videregående skole i Asker for å lære mer om verdighetsarbeidet på skolen sammen med gjester fra over 20 land.

His Majesty The King is in France together with the heads of state of all the nations that took part in the landing in Normandy 70 years ago. This afternoon the King laid a wreath at the war memorial in Villons-les-Buisson in Normandy.

04.06.2014 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty the King to His Excellency Mr. Jacob G. Zuma, the President of South Africa.

Today, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon presented the Abel Prize for 2014 to Yakov G. Sinai for scientific excellence in the field of mathematics.

Árbevieru mielde lea Gonagasbearaš Šloahttabalkoŋggas dearvvaheamen mánáidtoga Oslos. Majestehtaguovttos Gonagas ja Dronnet ja Ruvdnaprinsabearaš bohte balkoŋgii veaháš ovdalaš bealoktanuppelogi, go mánáidtoga lahkonii Šloahttašilljui.

This year Norway is celebrating the bicentenary of the Norwegian Constitution. Norway became an independent nation 200 years ago, and the anniversary is being celebrated with numerous events throughout the year – and especially now in the month of May.

15.05.2014 Condolences

Kondolansebudskap fra H.M. Kong Harald til Tyrkias president, H.E. herr Abdullah Gül, etter gruveulykken vest i Tyrkia.

I dag tok Hans Majestet Kong Harald imot Israels president, H.E. President Shimon Peres, med en høytidelig velkomstseremoni på Slottsplassen. Presidenten er på et to dagers statsbesøk til Norge.

05.05.2014 Kondolanse

Kondolansebudskap fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Afghanistans president H.E. Hamid Karzai etter jordskredet i provinsen Badakhshan.

DD.MM. Kong Philippe og Dronning Mathilde av Belgia er på offisielt besøk i Noreg. DD.MM. Kong Harald og Dronning Sonja er vertskap for besøket og ønskte det belgiske kongeparet velkommen i går kveld.

22.04.2014 Condolences

Kondolansebudskap fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Sør-Koreas president, H.E. Park Geun-hye, etter ferjen Sewols forlis.

Årsberetningen for 2013 for Det kongelige hoff er i dag overlevert til Stortingets Presidentskap, Kommunal- og moderniseringsdepartementet og Riksrevisjonen.

I dag avslutta Kronprinsparet det offisielle besøket sitt til Vietnam. Norske verksemder og sjansen for auka næringssamarbeid mellom Noreg og Vietnam stod øvst på agendaen.

20.03.2014 Visit in Hue

Norske organisasjoner har vært engasjert i Vietnam i flere tiår. I dag besøkte Kronprinsparet tre prosjekter i Hue, som alle gir økt trygghet og ferdigheter til barn og unge.

19.03.2014 Visit Vietnam

Kronprinsparet er på offisielt besøk til Vietnam. DD.KK.HH. Kronprinsen og Kronprinsessen ankom Hanoi i går kveld, og i dag startet det offisielle besøket med velkomstseremoni ved Presidentpalasset.

I dag var barn fra Kapellveien barnehage i audiens hos Hans Majestet Kongen. De hadde sitt eget lovforslag med til Kong Harald. - Vi skal ha snille hender, var barnas første paragraf.

11.03.2014 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjonsbudskap overbringes fra H.M. Kongen til Chiles president, H.E. Ms Michelle Bachelet.

H.K.H. Kronprinsen avsluttet sitt offisielle besøk til St. Petersburg i dag med et kort besøk hos norske FMC Technologies i deres lokaler ved Vinterpalasset. Selskapet er verdensledende på systemer og løsninger til olje- og gassproduksjon på havbunnen.

Today His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon undertook the official opening of Jotun’s new production facility outside St. Petersburg. Jotun is a long-time supplier of paint to the Russian shipbuilding industry, and many of St. Petersburg’s bridges are protected by Jotun coatings.

Today His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon embarked on a three-day official visit to Russia. Activities will include the promotion of Norwegian industrial initiatives in St. Petersburg and Leningrad oblast.

- La oss feire våre friheter med klokskap, sa Hans Majestet Kong Harald da han foretok den offisielle åpningen av Grunnlovsjubileet i kveld. Det skjedde på historisk grunn, på Eidsvoll, der det hele startet.

DD.KK.HH. Kronprinsen og Kronprinsessen er tilbake i sveitsiske Davos og deltar på årsmøtet til Verdens Økonomiske Forum denne uken. I dag møtte Kronprinsparet norsk presse.

I anledning Hennes Kongelige Høyhet Prinsesse Ingrid Alexandras ti-årsdag, frigir Det kongelige hoff tre nye bilder av Prinsessen.

I oktober besøkte H.K.H. Kronprinsen Zambia som goodwill-ambassadør for FNs utviklingsprogram, UNDP. Økoturisme er en vekstnæring her, og en av de største attraksjonene er muligheten til å hoppe i strikk fra Victoria Falls Bridge.

19.12.2013 Christmas photos

I dag var Kongeparet og Kronprinsfamilien samlet til julefotografering på Slottet.

On 10 December, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) received the Nobel Peace Prize for its work to achieve a world free from chemical weapons. Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja attended the formal ceremony at Oslo City Hall

H.K.H. Kronprins Haakon og statsminister Erna Solberg representerte Norge under minneseremonien for Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela i Johannesburg i dag. 80 000 mennesker, deriblant flere titalls stats- og regjeringssjefer, hedret Mandelas minne.

Statement from His Majesty King Harald on the passing of South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela.

H.K.H. Kronprinsen besøkte onsdag det britiske vitenskapsakademiet Royal Society i London der han var til stede på et symposium sammen med flere unge, norske forskere.

On Thursday evening, Her Majesty The Queen officially opened the exhibition “Ørnulf Opdahl Paintings and Prints” in a London currently full of artists and musicians from the Sunnmøre District in Northwestern Norway .

Hennes Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsessen skal gjennomgå et kirurgisk inngrep i nakken. Inngrepet innebærer fjerning av nakkeprolaps og avlastning av nervestrukturer.

11.11.2013 Condolences

Kondolansebudskap fra Hans Majestet Kongen til Filippinenes president etter tyfonen Yolandas ødeleggelser.

Their Majesties The King and Queen concluded their State Visit to Turkey on Thursday. After beginning their morning at a Norwegian-Turkish business seminar, the King and Queen had the opportunity to visit to the magnificent Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia.

Their Majesties The King and Queen began the second day of their State Visit to Turkey with a Norwegian-Turkish business seminar in Ankara. The King opened the seminar which focused on renewable energy and hydropower.

I dag innledet Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen et tre dagers statsbesøk til Tyrkia. Det er stadig økende samhandling mellom Tyrkia og Norge, og dette er første gang det gjennomføres statsbesøk mellom våre to land.

Sustainable development has been at the core of the activities of His Royal Highness The Crown Prince for the past several days. Crown Prince Haakon is in Zambia in his capacity as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince is in Zambia this week in his capacity as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The deadline for achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals is only about 800 days away.

Hans Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsen hadde et variert program på sin andre dag i Finland. Både skole, bedriftsbesøk, sjømat og forskning sto på agendaen, før besøket ble avsluttet i det finske nasjonalgalleriet, Ateneum.

I dag innledet H.K.H. Kronprinsen et todagers offisielt besøk til Finland. Besøket skjer etter invitasjon fra H.E. President Sauli Niinistö, og hensikten er å ytterligere styrke det gode forholdet mellom våre land.

NATO-operasjonen Ocean Shield har som oppgave å beskytte handelsskip mot sjørøvere i Adenbukta og utenfor Afrikas horn. Siste helg besøkte H.K.H. Kronprins Haakon de norske styrkene om bord flaggskipet KNM Fridtjof Nansen.

"Jeg hilser Sametinget velkommen til ansvarsfull gjerning og ønsker at den må bli til gagn for det samiske folk og for vårt fedreland." Slik lød det da Hans Majestet foretok åpningen av det 7. Sameting i dag.

His Majesty King Harald officially opened the Norwegian Storting (Parliament) today. The 2013-2014 session of the Storting is the 158th since its inception, and the proceedings follow a fixed ceremony laid down in the Constitution.

I dag kunne DD.MM. Kongen og Dronningen ønske DD.MM. Kong Willem-Alexander og Dronning Máxima velkommen til Norge. Det nye kongeparet avlegger kennismakingsbezoek - vennskapsbesøk til land som står Nederland nær.

H.K.H. Kronprinsesse Mette-Marit deltek denne veka på det årlege møtet i Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). Organisasjonen jobbar for å samle verdas leiarar for å vise fram og finne løysingar på dei største utfordringane i verda.

I dag åpnet Hennes Majestet Dronningen og Hennes Kongelige Høyhet Hertuginnen av Rothesay det nye Maggie's Cancer Caring Centre i Aberdeen, Skottland. Senterne tilbyr støtte til pasienter og pårørende som lever med kreft.

− Vi er 30 år inne i hiv-epidemien, og det har vært store fremskritt. 10 millioner mennesker får i dag livsforlengende, antiretroviral behandling, sa H.K.H. Kronprinsesse Mette-Marit i sin innledning på konferansen Social Good Summit søndag.

I dag besøkte Hennes Majestet Dronningen utstillingen 100 % Norway. Utstillingen viser fram noe av det beste innen norsk møbel- og interiørdesign som en del av den årlige stormønstringen London Design Festival.

H.K.H. Kronprinsesse Mette-Marit åpnet «Revealing Thoughts» i kveld - den norske utstillingen under den internasjonale messen for kunsthåndverk i Paris.

09.09.2013 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

I kveld kunne Hennes Majestet dele ut prisen til vinnerne av Dronning Sonja Internasjonale Musikkonkurranse 2013. Førsteprisen dette jubileumsåret gikk til den russiske sopranen Kristina Mkhitaryan.

25.07.2013 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to His Majesty King Juan Carlos of Spain on the tragic rail accident near Santiago de Compostela.

Den 15. juni fikk Kronprinsfamiliens hund, Milly Kakao, valper. Hele ni stykker. Det er nå tatt en serie bilder av Kronprinsfamilien og valpene.

25.06.2013 Portraits

I anledning Deres Kongelige Høyheter Kronprinsen og Kronprinsessens 40-årsdager i sommer, er det tatt en serie bilder av Kronprinsparet og Kronprinsfamilien.

H.K.H. Kronprinsen fikk servert te da han ankom Litteraturhuset i Oslo for aller siste Tea-Time i kveld. 3500 teselskap har blitt arrangert siden kampanjen startet for to år siden. Den skulle egentlig bare vare en uke, men interessen var så stor.

Eske eahkes čuovui Gonagasbárra Fra Berliner til Buick čájáhusa rahpama Troandimis. Čájáhussii leat čohkken muhtun fievrruid Šloahta vuorkkás mat čájehit Šloahta vuodjinfievrruid 1905 rájes 1940 rádjái, ja dat lea maŋemus čájáhus Gonagaslaš mátkkit čájáhusas – mii lea Ráđđehus skeaŋka Gonagasbára 75-jagi beivviide.

H.K.H. Kronprinsesse Mette-Marit besøkte onsdag et barnehjem med tolv beboere i Kuala Lumpur i regi av Malaysian Aids Council. Barna og ungdommene på senteret er enten selv hiv-positive eller har mistet foreldrene sine i sykdommen.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon travelled to Paris on 27–28 May to visit the headquarters of UNESCO and to participate in the OECD Forum, which is held each year in conjunction with the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting. This year’s forum is entitled “It’s All About People: Jobs, Equality and Trust”, and the meeting is being chaired by Norway.

D.H.K. Kronprinsesse Mette-Marit deltok i to paneldebattar om kvinners helse på dag to av besøket i Malaysia. Kronprinsessa besøkjer landet i samband med konferansen Women Deliver.

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit has travelled to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia to take part in the global conference Women Deliver on 28-30 May. At a youth pre-conference on 27 May, the Crown Princess discussed women’s issues with young leaders.

I dag overrakte Hans Majestet Kong Harald den prestisjetunge Abelprisen til den belgiske matematikeren Pierre Deligne. Deligne mottar prisen for sitt meget betydningsfulle bidrag til algebraisk geometri.

Tradisjonen tro er Kongefamilien på Slottsbalkongen og hilser barnetoget i Oslo. Deres Majesteter Kongen og Dronningen og Kronprinsfamilien kom ut på balkongen rett før halv elleve, da barnetoget nærmet seg Slottsplassen. 

Hvert år samler mer enn 2000 nordmenn seg til 17. mai-feiring i London. I år deltok også Prinsesse Märtha Louise, først i Sjømannskirken der også Ari Behn var til stede, og deretter med hele familien i Southwark Park.

"I believe in young people. That is why i am here with you today..." Slik åpnet Hennes Kongelige Høyhet Kronprinsessen konferansen "Empowering Youth" i Operaen i dag. Kronprinsparet deltar begge aktivt på begge konferansedagene.

DD.KK.HH. Kronprinsen og Kronprinsessen har vært på offisielt besøk i USA i fem dager. På besøkets siste dag ble mye av tiden viet norske bedrifter som har etablert seg i og rundt verdens IT-hovedstad Silicon Valley utenfor San Francisco.

Deres Kongelige Høyheter Kronprins Haakon og Kronprinsesse Mette-Marit hadde et tett program i San Francisco på USA-besøkets tredje dag. Turisme, teknologi og innovasjon sto sentralt. 

Andre dag av Kronprinsparets offisielle reise til USA går mot slutten. H.K.H. Kronprinsen besøkte Fort Worth mens H.K.H. Kronprinsessen reiste rett til San Francisco der også de neste dagenes program finner sted.

Deres Kongelige Høyheter Kronprinsen og Kronprinsessen er nå i gang med sitt offisielle besøk til USA. Besøket går over fem dager, og finner sted i Texas og California. Petroleumsindustrien sto i fokus på besøkets første dag.

I forrige uke gikk en gammel drøm i oppfyllelse for Hans Majestet Kong Harald. I fire dager bodde han sammen med yanomami-indianerne dypt inne Brasils regnskog.

25.04.2013 Munch | Warhol

I kveld foretok Hennes Majestet Dronningen den offisielle åpningen av utstillingen Munch|Warhol and the Multiple Image i New York. Utstillingen fører sammen to av det 20. århundrets største grafiske kunstnere.

22.04.2013 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

Ruvdnaprinsabearaš deaivvadii preassaolbmuiguin govvedeapmái maŋŋá go Ruvdnaprinsabárra lei leamaš mielde láidesteaddjin riddárrennet čuoigamis Beitostølenis odne.

09.04.2013 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjonsbudskap overbringes Kenyas president på vegne av Hans Majestet Kongen.

09.04.2013 Energy Post 2015

H.K.H. Kronprins Haakon åpnet i dag høynivåmøtet Energy Post 2015. Møtet er en del av prosessen fram mot FNs nye utviklingsmål, og Kronprinsen åpnet med å fokusere på behovet for bærekraftig energi for alle.

The annual report of the Royal Court for 2012 was submitted today to the Presidium of the Storting, the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs, and the Office of the Auditor General of Norway.

14.03.2013 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjonsbudskap overbringes Tsjekkias nyinnsatte president på vegne av Hans Majestet Kongen.

14.03.2013 Congratulations

Følgjande gratulasjonsbodskap blir boren fram frå H.M. Kongen til Pave Frans.

- Muhtomin mii fertet leat roahkkadeappot, vai duostat iežamet jiena geavahit. Ja juohke háve šaddat mii eanet ollisin olmmožin, logai Majestehta Dronnet go sus lei sáhkavuorru Folketeateris odne, gos ledje ollu olbmot. Dronnet searvvai IMDI nissonbeaivvi lágideapmái ja nissonolbmuid jienastanlobi ávvudeapmái.

Verdsmeisterskapen i Freestyle er i full gang. H.K.H. Kronprins Haakon har følgt øvingane i Oslo og på Voss dei siste dagane. Kronprinsen har òg engasjert seg i rekrutteringa av frivillige til meisterskapen.

06.03.2013 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjonsbudskap overbringes Kypros' nyinnsatte president fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald.

27.02.2013 Congratulations

Følgende gratulasjonsbudskap overbringes Koreas nyinnsatte president på vegne av Hans Majestet Kongen.

Gonagaslaš Allavuohta Ruvdnaprinsa bođii odne Girkonjárgii gos galgá čuovvut guovttebeaivásaš viiddis prográmma Barents Spektakel festivála rahpandilálašvuođas ja son galgá maid čuovvut Sámeálbmotbeaivvi doaluid guovvamánu 6.beaivvi.

28.01.2013 Condolences

Følgende kondolansebudskap overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til Brasils president, H.E. fr Dilma Rousseff.

23.01.2013 Opened "Munch 150"

Edvard Munch er en del av vårt kulturelle grunnfjell, sa Hans Majestet Kongen da han åpnet jubileet Munch 150 i kveld. Det er 150 år siden Edvard Munch ble født, og dette vil bli markert hele året gjennom.

Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess are attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, on 22-26 January 2013.

The annual Christmas concert at the Royal Palace was held on the evening of Wednesday, December 19. The concert will be broadcast on Norwegian television this evening.

17.12.2012 Condolences

Følgende kondolansebudskap overbringes fra Hans Majestet Kong Harald til H.E. President Barack Obama.

Odne doalai Majestehta Dronnet Sonja govvalogaldallama "Impressions of Norway" . Guldaleaddjin ledje Majestehta Gonagas ja 200 Norgga ja olgoriikkaid ealáhusbargosurggiid ovdadsteaddjit. Logaldallama vuođđun leat Dronnega iežas govat ja vásáhusat Norgga luonddus.

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit started their three-day official visit to Indonesia today. They are accompanied by a large delegation of representatives of Norwegian trade and industry and public administration.

01.11.2012 Rebuilding Haiti

On Wednesday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon concluded his trip to Haiti, where he visited a number of projects in his capacity as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

On Tuesday, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince visited environmental protection projects in Les Cayes, Haiti. The Crown Prince is visiting Haiti in his capacity as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

On Monday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon began a three-day visit to Haiti. The Crown Prince is travelling to Haiti in his capacity as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

The High North has been in focus during the State Visit from Finland, and the final day of the visit was spent in Tromsø in Northern Norway. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince accompanied President Sauli Niinistö and his wife Mrs Jenni Haukio on the day’s programme.

Enhanced cooperation between Finland and Norway is the focus of the current State Visit. On Thursday morning, His Majesty The King accompanied President Sauli Niinistö to the House of Literature where the President gave a presentation entitled “In the same neighbourhood”.

On Wednesday morning, His Majesty The King welcomed His Excellency the President of the Republic of Finland Mr Sauli Niinistö and his wife Mrs Jenni Haukio to Norway. King Harald and Queen Sonja are acting as hosts for the Finnish president, who is conducting a three-day State Visit to Norway.

The funeral service for Her Highness Princess Ragnhild, Mrs Lorentzen was held on Friday, 28 September 2012. The Princess passed away at her home in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil on 16 September. She was 82 years old.

Today, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon officially opened the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm off the eastern coast of England. The facility will provide clean energy to more than 200 000 households in the UK.

Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess had a busy schedule of activities in New York City this week, revolving around the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative.

Today, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon gave the opening speech at a large Norwegian-British energy and climate seminar held at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

18.09.2012 Funeral service

The funeral service for Her Highness Princess Ragnhild, Mrs Lorentzen will be held in the Palace Chapel on Friday, 28 September 2012. The Princess' casket is scheduled to arrive at Oslo Airport Gardermoen on Saturday, 22 September.

His Majesty The King was deeply saddened to receive the news that Her Highness Princess Ragnhild, Mrs Lorentzen has passed away. The princess died in her home in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil on 16 September 2012 at 9:45 am local time

On Tuesday His Majesty King Harald presented the 2012 Kavli Prize for outstanding research in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience.

01.08.2012 Congratulations

His Majesty The King congratulates the President of the Republic of Island, His Excellency Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson.

On Thursday morning, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit met with employees, volunteers and users of the DC Center for the LGBT Community in Washington, D.C. The Crown Princess is visiting the city in connection with AIDS 2012, the XIX International AIDS Conference.

On her first day at AIDS 2012, the XIX International AIDS Conference, in Washington, D.C., Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit gave the keynote address at the Red Ribbon Award ceremony. In her remarks she emphasised the importance of the AIDS-related work being carried out at the grassroots level in communities all across the world.

25.07.2012 Congratulations

His Majesty The King congratulates the President of the Republic of India, His Excellency Mr. Pranab Mukherjee.

30.06.2012 - Raise you voices

Today, this appeal from Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess is broadcasted on Ukrainian television. Alongside similar appeals from other UNAIDS ambassadors, The Crown Princess urges young Ukrainians to join the fight against HIV.

28.06.2012 Palace Tours 2012

The Royal Palace in Oslo is now open to the public for the summer. In addition to a tour of the Palace's most beautiful state rooms, a collection of Royal family photographs and miniature portraits is now on display in the Small Hall.

27.06.2012 Munch in London

On Tuesday, Her Majesty Queen Sonja attended the preview to the exhibition Edvard Munch – The Modern Eye at the Tate Modern in London. The exhibition has already been on display in Paris and Frankfurt, where it was extremely well-received.

01.06.2012 Happy Birthday!

The Norwegian birthday song “Hurra for deg !” resonated through the Palace Square yesterday, 31 May. More than 3 000 pre-school children had gathered to honour the birthdays of Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja, who looked on from the Palace Balcony.

Their Majesties The King and Queen attended the opening of the Bergen International Festival on Torgallmenningen in the city centre today. A specially composed fanfare was performed for the King and Queen as a gift for their 75th birthdays.

His Majesty King Harald presented the prestigious Abel Prize to the Hungarian-American mathematician Endre Szemerédi today in a formal ceremony at the Aula (the Hall) of the University of Oslo.

20.05.2012 Congratulations
His Majesty The King congratulates the President of East Timor, His Excellency Mr José Maria Vasconcelos.
The Royal Family will take its customary place on the Palace Balcony starting at 10:30 am to greet the Oslo children’s parade. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess and their family will start the day at Skaugum Estate, where they will greet the Asker municipality children’s parade from 8:15 am.
Today His Royal Highness The Crown Prince opened Norway Day at EXPO 2012, the world’s fair being held in Yeosu , South Korea. The theme of EXPO 2012 focuses on the sustainable management of the ocean and coastal areas and of the marine and maritime sectors.

Today Their Majesties The King and Queen travelled to Krakow for the final day of their State Visit to Poland. The cultural capital of Poland formed a natural backdrop for a programme focusing on science and culture.

Their Majesties The King and Queen continued their State Visit to Poland today. The King and Queen are in Warsaw, where enhanced Polish-Norwegian cooperation in a variety of areas such as defence, culture and food is on the agenda.

Their Majesties The King and Queen started their three-day State Visit to Poland today. The King and Queen are heading a delegation of representatives of the Norwegian public administration, the cultural sphere, and trade and industry.

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince joined members of the Jordanian Royal Family in a ceremony marking the successful clearance of all landmines from Jordan. The ceremony was held by the Dead Sea on Tuesday.

Promoting youth employment was the topic of an arena session in which His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon took part on Tuesday, 17 April. The Crown Prince is in Puerto Vallarta to attend the World Economic Forum on Latin America.

12.04.2012 Annual Report 2011

The annual report of the Royal Court was submitted to the Presidium of the Storting, the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs, and the Office of the Auditor General of Norway on 10 April 2012.

22.03.2012 Concluded in Oslo

Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall concluded their official visit to Norway today with a visit to the exhibition “Royal Journeys 1905-2005”, accompanied by Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja.

21.03.2012 Visited Bergen

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja accompanied Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall to Bergen on the second day of the guests’ official visit to Norway.

20.03.2012 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to His Majesty King Tupou VI of Tonga.

Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall started their official visit to Norway today. Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja are the hosts for the guests on their three-day visit.

15.03.2012 Condolences

Condolences from Their Majesties The King and Queen to Their Majesties King Albert and Queen Paola of Belgium.

On Thursday, Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess attended meetings with the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and received an update on the programme’s pioneering activities to involve youth in the fight against AIDS.

Their Majesties The King and Queen, Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess, Princess Märtha Louise and Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner were all in attendance at the opening of the exhibition entitled “Royal Journeys 1905-2005” in Oslo on Wednesday.

A gala banquet honouring Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner will be held at the Royal Palace on Sunday 12 February. Princess Astrid was Norway’s First Lady for many years and remains active through her patronages and her work with Crown Princess Märtha’s Memorial Fund.

08.02.2012 The Modern Eye

This evening, HRH The Crown Princess opened the exhibition “Edvard Munch, the modern eye” at Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt. The exhibition explores the artist’s interest for modern forms of expression and how he applied a variety of techniques to express the same theme.

Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Princess and Crown Princess attended the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in the Alpine town of Davos, Switzerland, where they attended meetings with young leaders in addition to participating in other activities.

25.01.2012 Congratulations

His Majesty King Harald congratulates His Excellency Mr. Rosen Plevneliev, President of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Today, 21 January 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra turned eight years old. In honour of the occasion, the Royal Court has released four new photos of the Princess.
20.01.2012 Congratulations
His Majesty The King congratulates the President of the Republic of Liberia, Her Excellency Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
21.12.2011 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty The King to His Excellency The President of the Republic of the Philippines.

The Royal Family was gathered at the Palace yesterday to have their photographs taken for Christmas. The family was photographed in the Red Parlour listening to Her Majesty the Queen reading a fairy tale.
19.12.2011 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty The King to His Excellency The President of the Czech Republic on the death of former President Václav Havel.

This evening Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja opened the doors to the Great Hall at the Palace for a Christmas concert for the very first time. The concert will be aired on Norwegian TV channel NRK 1 on Saturday, 17 December.

The centennial anniversary of Roald Amundsen’s arrival at the South Pole was commemorated today. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon was in attendance at the festivities in the city of Tromsø, known as the gateway to the Arctic Ocean.

One hundred years ago today, Roald Amundsen and his men reached the South Pole. This tremendous achievement is being commemorated today on the Bygdøy peninsula in Oslo, where His Majesty King Harald formally unveiled the new South Pole monument.

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit were in attendance when this year’s recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize were honoured at a star-studded concert at Oslo Spektrum on Sunday evening, 11 December.

Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess were in attendance today at the ceremony at Oslo City Hall in which Her Excellency President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia and peace activists Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen received the Nobel Peace Prize.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon concluded his four-day visit in Nepal with a meeting with the staff of the local UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) offices. The Crown Prince expressed admiration for their efforts and the extent of their achievements.

Today His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon held a lecture at Kathmandu University on the current status of the UN Millennium Development Goals. The day’s programme began with a visit to Bheri Technical School, where former combatants receive vocational training.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon has commenced his visit to Nepal. The Crown Prince is travelling in his capacity as Goodwill Ambassador for UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) and is accompanied by the Administrator of UNDP, Ms Helen Clark.

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit officially opened the new Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Miami on Sunday, 20 November. The church is named “Sjømannskirken H.K.H. Kronprinsesse Mette-Marits kirke, Scandinavian Church and Center”.

Today Her Majesty Queen Sonja will be attending the official opening of the exhibition “Under Pressure”. His Majesty King Harald, Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon will also be in attendance at the vernissage, where the Queen’s own pieces feature among the works on display.

The focus was on advanced technology and cooperation when His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon met with Apple, as well as with Space Systems/Loral and Telenor today.

On Tuesday, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince gave the opening speech at the kick-off of Transatlantic Science Week at the University of California, Berkeley, his alma mater.

25.10.2011 Condolences

 Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Majesty King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.

Today, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince opened Innovation Norway’s “Innovation House” in Palo Alto, California. The house offers temporary office space to Norwegian companies seeking to establish operations in the Silicon Valley.
Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja concluded their official visit to the US today with a visit to the Norwegian Seamen’s Church in New York.

Today the Opera House in Oslo and the Geopark in Stavanger were added to the collections of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. Her Majesty The Queen presented models and architectural drawings of the two facilities as a gift to the museum.

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja have arrived in New York. Today they joined the other Nordic heads of state at the official opening of the art exhibition “Luminous Modernism”.

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja concluded their visit to the Midwest today, and travelled on to New York. En route they viewed the exhibition “Cold Recall – Reflections of a Polar Explorer”.

Today Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja visited the city of Duluth on the shores of Lake Superior, the westernmost of the five Great Lakes of North America.

16.10.2011 Worship service

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja attended a student worship service in the chapel of Augsburg College today, followed by a reception hosted by the Governor of Minnesota. The evening concludes with a Grand Dinner in Minneapolis.

Today, Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja continued their official visit to the US in the Midwestern state of Minnesota, where they received a warm welcome at St. Olaf College in Northfield and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja began their official visit to the US today. Their ten-day itinerary will take them to Iowa and Minnesota, and finally to New York.

On Monday, King Harald, Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit attended the commemoration of Fridtjof Nansen’s 150th birthday. A variety of cultural events and lectures were held in honour of the researcher, polar explorer, diplomat and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

10.10.2011 Congratulations
His Majesty The King congratulates the President of the Republic of Estonia, His Excellency Mr. Toomas Hendrik Ilves.
20.09.2011 Munch in Paris

On Sunday Her Majesty The Queen attended the preview to the exhibition "Edvard Munch, l'oeil moderne" at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. The exhibition, which opens tomorrow, presents a wide range of forms of expression used by Edvard Munch in his work.

Their Majesties The King and Queen accompanied South African President His Excellency Jacob Zuma and Mrs Tobeka Zuma on a number of visits today. The business sector, health and culture were the focus of the programme for the second day of the State Visit.

Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess are both attending the One Young World Summit in Zurich. Some 1 200 young leaders were present in the auditorium when Crown Prince Haakon officially opened the conference this evening .

His Excellency Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, and First Lady of South Africa Mrs Tobeka Zuma began their State Visit to Norway today. Their Majesties The King and Queen received the president and his wife at a formal ceremony this morning.

The final round of the Queen Sonja International Music Competition was held at the Opera House in Oslo on Friday evening. Her Majesty The Queen was in attendance and presented the first place prize to baritone Donghwan Lee of South Korea.

29.07.2011 Condolences

In response to the tragic events in Oslo and on Utøya island on 22 July 2011, the Royal House has received condolences and declarations of support from across the world. His Majesty The King has been asked by the many senders to convey their messages to the Norwegian people at large.

Speech held by King Harald V in the wake of the tragic events in Oslo and on Utøya island.

On 2 May work began on upgrading the roof over the main wing of the Royal Palace. The project is expected to take about 16 months, from May 2011 to the end of 2012.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Minister of the Environment and International Development Erik Solheim represented Norway today at the ceremony marking South Sudan’s independence.

08.07.2011 Congratulations

His Majesty The King congratulates the President of the Republic of Latvia, His Excellency Mr. Andris Berzins.

Her Majesty The Queen officially opened the Steilneset memorial on Midsummer’s Eve. The memorial is part of the National Tourist Routes project, and was one of the last, major installations designed by the groundbreaking French-American artist Louise Bourgeois.

Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess was present today when Minister of the Environment and International Development Erik Solheim delivered Norway’s address to the UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS.

The UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS opened today in New York. Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess was in attendance together with several of her colleagues from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the Norwegian delegation.

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince was among the speakers at the opening ceremony of the 18th International Caspian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference in Baku today. The Crown Prince is head of the Norwegian delegation to the conference in Azerbaijan.

Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess will be attending the UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS on 7-9 June.

On Wednesday, Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja and His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg travelled to Trondheim for the final day of the State Visit from Luxembourg.

His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg began the second day of the State Visit at a breakfast with business leaders. Afterwards, Their Majesties The King and Queen, and the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess travelled to Bygdøynes, where the Fram Museum is celebrating the Nansen-Amundsen anniversary.

Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg began their State Visit to Norway today. Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja are serving as hosts for the guests, who were welcomed to Norway in a formal ceremony on the Palace Square.

29.05.2011 Congratulations

His Majesty King Harald congratulates His Excellency Mr Goodluck Jonathan on his investiture as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

On Tuesday, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince officially opened Statoil’s new Peregrino oil field outside of Rio de Janeiro. The opening took place on board the Maersk Peregrino about 85 kilometres off the coast of Brazil.

His Majesty King Harald will present the prestigious Abel Prize to John Willard Milnor today, for his “pioneering discoveries in topology, geometry and algebra”. Earlier today the King granted the Abel Laureate an audience at the Royal Palace.

The Royal Family will take its customary place on the Palace Balcony starting at 10:30 am to greet the Oslo children’s parade.



Their Majesties The King and Queen spent the second day of the State Visit to Croatia in the seaside town of Šibenik. Their programme revolved around joint interests and projects in the maritime sector.

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja are conducting a State Visit in Croatia on 12-13 May. The official welcoming ceremony was held outside of the Presidential Palace on Thursday morning.

On Tuesday morning, His Majesty The King opened the business seminar “The Slovenian-Norwegian Forum of Competence”. Afterwards King Harald and Queen Sonja visited several projects that Norway has helped to implement.

Today Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja began their State Visit to Slovenia. They were welcomed by President Danilo Türk and Mrs Barbara Miklič Türk at Brdo Castle outside of Ljubljana.

The world’s largest port festival is taking place this weekend in Hamburg. This year Norway is the festival’s partner country and today His Royal Highness The Crown Prince visited the long-running event.

On Saturday April 16 Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit attended the Global Youth Summit on HIV held in the capital of Mali, Bamako, where she gave a speech to over 100 young leaders from all over the world.

On the last day of their official visit to Ghana, Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess focused on projects involving conflict prevention and on peacekeeping efforts.

On Wednesday Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess and Minister of the Environment and International Development Erik Solheim visited the village of Ekumpoano on the coast of Ghana, some two hours’ drive from the capital Accra.

On Tuesday Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess began an official visit to Ghana. Ghana is one of the most successful African states and serves as a pioneer in many ways in the region .

Her Excellency Dalia Grybauskaitė, the President of the Republic of Lithuania, commenced a two-day State Visit in Norway on 5 April 2011. Their Majesties The King and Queen welcomed the President in a formal ceremony on the Palace Square.
17.03.2011 Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty The King to The President of the Italian Republic.

11.03.2011 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty The King to His Majesty The Emperor of Japan.


 

09.03.2011 Congratulations
His Majesty The King congratulates the President of the Portuguese Republic, His Excellency Mr. Anibal Cavaco Silva.

The Royal Family was present when Oslo, the winter capital of the world, welcomed sports enthusiasts from around the globe to the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2011 on Wednesday evening. Over 50 000 people turned out to watch the opening ceremony.

23.02.2011 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty The King to His Excellency Sir Anand Satyanand, Governor-General of New Zealand.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon attended the opening of the International Student Festival in Trondheim (ISFiT) on Friday. A total of 500 students from 104 countries are participating in this year’s festival, whose theme is global heath.

03.02.2011 Mind the Map!

On Wednesday evening Her Majesty The Queen attended the opening of Barents Spektakel 2011 annual arts festival in Kirkenes. Under the slogan “Mind the Map!” the festival raises the question: where is the centre and where is the periphery?

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit is currently on a two-day visit to Geneva to attend meetings with several humanitarian organisations. The primary focus of the meetings will be on HIV/AIDS.

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, was concluded on Sunday. Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit attended meetings on health, leadership and “The Nordic Experience”.

Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince  and Crown Princess are attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, which opens on Wednesday and concludes on Sunday, 30 January 2011.

New official photographs have been published of Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja and of Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit.

Today, 21 January 2011, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra turned seven years old. In honour of the occasion, the Royal Court has released new photos of the Princess.

18.01.2011 Condolences
Condolences from His Majesty The King to Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.
18.01.2011 Condolences
Condolences from His Majesty The King to Her Excellency Mrs. Dilma Rousseff, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil.

Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess and their children have been travelling since the end of November.


 

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja attended the 10 December ceremony to mark the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2010 to Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo.

Statement from Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit on the occasion of World Aids Day 2010.

04.11.2010 Travels abroad

HRH Crown Prince Haakon and HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit are planning to travel abroad with their children Marius Borg Høiby (13), Princess Ingrid Alexandra (6) and Prince Sverre Magnus (4) from the end of November 2010 to the end of January 2011.

01.11.2010 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty The King to His Excellency Dr. H. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of the Republic of Indonesia

29.10.2010 At Ground Zero

Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess visited Ground Zero in Manhattan this morning. The Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta won the prestigious commission to design the Museum Pavilion located in the Memorial Plaza.

The Crown Prince and Crown Princess are on a two-day visit to New York to mark the centennial anniversary of the American-Scandinavian Foundation. They will also be attending other Nordic-related events as well as participating in meetings with UNDP and UNAIDS.

28.10.2010 Condolences
Condolences from His Majesty The King to Her Excellency Ms Christina Fernández de Kirchner, President of the Argentine Nation.
On the final day of their State Visit to Slovakia Their Majesties The King and Queen visited the former mining town of Banská Štiavnica, which is home to a sizeable aluminium production industry. The Norwegian companies Hydro and Orkla are both involved in the region.

His Majesty quoted the Norwegian author Bjørnson during the opening of the Norwegian-Slovak seminar on corporate social responsibility this morning. Bjørnson was also on the agenda later in the day when an exhibition dedicated to the writer was officially opened.

Their Majesties The King and Queen commenced their State Visit to the Slovak Republic today. This is the first official Norwegian State Visit to the republic since it was established in 1993. The King and Queen were formally welcomed at the presidential palace in Bratislava.

The Palace was illuminated yesterday by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter, during the gala dinner in honour of President Leuthard and Dr Hausin. This morning, the state visit continued with the opening of a seminar on medical technology.

The State Visit from the Swiss Confederation began today, as Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja welcomed Her Excellency Ms Doris Leuthard and Dr Roland Hausin in a formal ceremony on the Palace Square.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon becomes member of Foundation Board YGL.



His Majesty King Harald officially opened the Norwegian Storting (Parliament) today. The 2010-2011 session of the Storting is the 155th since its inception, and the proceedings follow a fixed ceremony laid down in the Constitution.

This week, Her Majesty The Queen visited the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya in connection with Norway’s annual television fundraiser, whose proceeds this year will go to the Norwegian Refugee Council. Queen Sonja is the Royal Patron of the fundraising event.

On Tuesday His Majesty King Harald presented the Kavli Prize for outstanding research in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. The awards were presented during a gala event held at Oslo Concert Hall.

25.08.2010 Opening of ONS 2010

On Tuesday afternoon, His Majesty The King opened ONS 2010 in Stavanger, an exhibition, conference and festival in Stavanger that has served as a key international meeting place for the oil and alternative energy industries since its establishment in 1974.

The board of Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit’s Humanitarian Fund has decided to give support to a youth venture initiative organised as a joint effort between the Strømme Foundation and the Norwegian Mission Alliance.

06.08.2010 Congratulations

His Majesty The King congratulates the President of the Republic of Poland, His Excellency Mr. Bronisław Komorowski.

03.08.2010 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty The King to His Excellency Mr. Asif Ali Zardari, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Some 20,000 delegates from more than 185 countries are participating in the XVIII International AIDS Conference being held in Vienna on 18-23 July. Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit was present at the AIDS 2010 Opening Session on Sunday.

On Monday Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit concluded three days of meetings and lectures in Vienna. Among other activities, she opened the Youth Pavilion, a networking space for young people involved in the fight against AIDS.

On Saturday Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit will meet with young people who have played a leading role in the fight against AIDS in various countries across the world.

30.06.2010 Condolences
Condolences from His Majesty The King to Her Excellency Mrs. Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania.
30.06.2010 Congratulations

His Majesty The King congratulates the President of the Republic of the Philippines, His Excellency Mr. Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III.

Spirits were high this morning when Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel greeted Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess on the Old Market Square flanking the Town Hall of Stralsund, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania

In guter Stimmung wurden Ihre Königlichen Hoheiten Kronprinz Haakon und Kronprinzessin Mette Marit von Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel heute Vormittag auf dem Alten Markt vor dem Rathaus in Stralsund empfangen.

Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess arrived this evening in Berlin. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess are visiting Germany at the invitation of Federal Chancellor Merkel.

I.I.KK.HH. der Kronprinz und die Kronprinzessin kamen am späten Nachmittag nach Berlin. Das Kronprinzenpaar ist auf Einladung von Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel in Deutschland und wird ihre Heimat, das Bundesland Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, besuchen.

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince gave the opening address at the research conference, where the findings from scores of projects related to the fourth International Polar Year (IPY) are being summarised and presented.
04.06.2010 Final day in Bergen

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix concluded her three-day State Visit on Thursday in Bergen. Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja accompanied the Queen of The Netherlands on her visit to the former Hanseatic city.

Early this afternoon, His Majesty The King welcomed Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands to Norway. Queen Beatrix, who has begun a three-day State Visit to Norway, was received in an official welcoming ceremony when she disembarked in Oslo.

On 30-31 May, participants from all over the world gathered at the World Economic Forum Global Redesign Summit in Doha. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince participated in his capacity as head of the Young Global Leaders’ efforts under the Global Redesign Initiative.

On Friday, His Majesty The King granted His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud an audience at the Royal Palace.

Lena Meyer-Landrut of Germany won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Satellite”. On Saturday evening, Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess and her son Mr Marius Borg Høiby attended the final round along with 18,000 other spectators.

“This is truly a spectacular Expo, and I would like to congratulate the Chinese people on this achievement,” said His Royal Highness The Crown Prince when he opened Norway Day at Expo 2010 in Shanghai on Friday.

27.05.2010 Gathering at Lysebu

Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess and His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales attended a banquet held by Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg in connection with an international conference on preserving the rainforests.

His Majesty The King presented the Abel Prize to Professor John Torrence Tate today, “for his vast and lasting impact on the theory of numbers.” Earlier today, King Harald granted the Abel Laureate an audience at the Royal Palace.

The Royal Family will take its place on the Palace Balcony starting at 10:30 am to greet the Oslo children’s parade. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess and their family will start the day at Skaugum Estate, where they will greet the Asker municipality children’s parade from 8:15 am.
06.05.2010 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty The King to His Excellency Mr Goodluck Jonathan, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

This morning, His Majesty The King welcomed the President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev and Mrs Svetlana Medvedeva to Norway in a formal ceremony on the Palace Square.

On Monday evening, His Majesty The King attended the Gala Concert at the Oslo Opera House, which marked the conclusion of the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition for Young Violinists.

This morning, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince arrived in Dubai. The Emirate is an economic hub for the region with extensive commercial activity. Roughly 1,000 Norwegian nationals live in Dubai, many of whom are involved in shipping and petroleum operations.

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince spoke on the topic of development and dignity at Zayed University today. He was also briefed on the pioneering Masdar project, targeted to become the world’s first carbon-neutral, waste-free city.

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince began his official visit to Qatar and the United Arab Emirates today. The opening of the Qatalum aluminium factory – a key cooperative project between Norwegian and Qatari industry – was one of the highlights of the day’s programme.

10.04.2010 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty The King to the Speaker of the Polish Parliament, HE Mr. Bronislaw Komorowski.

Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess officially opened an exhibition on Norwegian architecture before joining the Crown Prince on a visit to the company facilities of Jotun and Aker Solutions on the final day of their visit in Malaysia.

Activities involving trade and industry were the main focus on the second day of the Crown Prince and Crown Princess’s visit to Malaysia. Norway and Malaysia have well-established cooperation within the petroleum sector, but there is potential for collaboration in other areas as well.

TRH The Crown Prince and The Crown Princess started their official visit to Malaysia today. The Norwegian business presence in Malaysia is rapidly growing, and some 130 representatives of Norwegian trade and industry have accompanied the Crown Prince and the Crown Princess on their visit.

28.02.2010 Condolences
Condolences from His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent to the President of Chile, Her Excellency Ms Michele Bachelet.
25.02.2010 Congratulations
His Majesty The King congratulates the new President of Ukraine, His Excellency Mr Viktor F. Yanukovych.
18.02.2010 Congratulations

His Majesty The King congratulates the new President of Croatia, His Excellency Mr Ivo Josipovic.

On Friday His Royal Highness The Crown Prince opened the Norwegian embassy in Kazakhstan. This is Norway’s first embassy in Central Asia, signalling that this area is becoming increasingly important both bilaterally and internationally.
10.02.2010 One Young World

On Tuesday, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince spoke on the topic of dignity at the One Young World conference in London. The conference has brought together young leaders under the age of 25, and a total of 192 countries are represented.

On Sunday, 31 January, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon concluded six days of meetings and seminars in the Alpine city of Davos.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon is in Davos attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. The forum is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a call to action: “Improve the State of the World: Rethink, Redesign, Rebuild”.

Today, 21 January 2010, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra turned six years old. In honour of the occasion, the Royal Court has released eight new photos of the Princess.

14.01.2010 Condolences
Condolences from His Majesty the King to the President of Haiti, His Excellency Rene Garcia Preval.

Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess attended the 10 December ceremony at Oslo City Hall at which President Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009.

30.11.2009 World Aids Day 2009

1 December is World Aids Day.  The theme this year is Universal Access and Human Rights. Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit has given the following statement:

Their Majesties The King and Queen travelled to Cape Town for the second day of their state visit to South Africa, where they attended an official luncheon with the South African Nobel Peace Prize Laureates and their representatives.

The final day of The King and Queen’s State Visit to South Africa included seminars on research and education, a guided tour of the Uitsig Clinic and a visit with young sailors at the Zeekovlei Yacht Club.

On Tuesday, Their Majesties The King and Queen began a three-day state visit to South Africa, where they headed a delegation of representatives from the Norwegian government, cultural and business sectors.

On 24 November, Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess officially opened the prototype of the world’s first osmotic power plant. The facility – which has attracted international attention – generates power by utilising the energy unleashed when freshwater meets seawater.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon concluded his three-day visit in Botswana by holding a lecture on the UN Millennium Development Goals at the University of Botswana.

On Thursday, 12 November 2009, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon visited the Okavango Delta as part of his three-day trip to Botswana under the auspices of UNDP (United Nations Development Programme).

On Wednesday, 11 November 2009, the visit of His Royal Highness The Crown Prince in Botswana commenced with a meeting with Vice President Mompati Merafhe in the capital of Gaborone.

21.10.2009 Congratulations
His Majesty The King congratulates the President of the Republic of Indonesia, His Excellency Dr. H. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince was in Geneva on 13-14 October to draw attention to the importance of dignity.
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince attended the opening of the Nordland Music Festival on Thursday in London’s Cadogan Hall. This is the first time the music festival has been held outside of Norway.

On Friday, Her Majesty The Queen attended the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Norwegian Institute in Rome.

On Tuesday Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess attended the opening of Pannon House in Budapest, a new office building that aims to be the most environment-friendly in Hungary.



8Her Majesty the Queen was in attendance at the finals of the Queen Sonja International Music Competition at the new Opera House in Oslo on 21 August. Baritone Seung Gi Jung of South Korea won the competition, and was awarded the prize by the Queen herself.

The recipients of grants from Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit’s Humanitarian Fund for 2009 were announced at an event at the House of Literature in Oslo on 27 August.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon visited Afghanistan on 24 August with General Sverre Diesen. The Crown Prince received an introduction into the contribution of the Norwegian Armed Forces to stabilising and rebuilding the country.

18.08.2009 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty the King to the President of the Republic of Korea, Mr Lee Myung-bak, on the passing of former president Kim Dae-jung.

On Tuesday 4 August Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess officially opened the Hamsun Centre in Hamarøy, Nordland county. The Centre was opened on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of author Knut Hamsun.

Norwegian artists are making use of cartoons to combat stigmatisation and discrimination against people with HIV. The cartoons were drawn in connection with the AIDS conference Young Leaders Summit II at the initiative of Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and The Crown Princess.


On Tuesday 23 June, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit welcomed 28 young leaders from all over the world to the Young Leaders Summit II. “We are here to talk about the future. But more than that, we are here to make the future,” the Crown Princess stated in her opening words.


Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Crown Prince Haakon of Norway visited Greenland from 27 May to 1 June.


 

Her Majesty The Queen opened the Nordic and Danish pavilions at the Venice Biennale this afternoon. The Venice Biennale is one of the largest contemporary art festivals in the world.
04.06.2009 Condolences
Condolences from His Majesty the King to President Nicolas Sarkozy and President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on the disappearance of flight AF 447.
29.05.2009 Condolences
Condolences from His Majesty the King on the death of former President Roh Moo-hyun.

The international Young Leaders Summit 2009 on Aids will take place at Losby Manor outside Oslo on 23–25 June 2009.

His Majesty The King presented the Abel Prize to Professor Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov during a formal ceremony at the historic Gamle Logen banquet and concert hall in Oslo. Her Majesty The Queen was also in attendance.



09.05.2009 Congratulations
His Majesty The King congratulates the State President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Mr. Jacob G. Zuma.

On the final day of the State Visit from Canada, Their Majesties The King and Queen travelled with the Governor General of Canada Michaëlle Jean and her husband, Mr Jean-Daniel Lafond, to Tromsø.

On Tuesday Their Majesties The King and Queen welcomed Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, the Governor General of Canada, and her husband, His Excellency Jean-Daniel Lafond, to Norway.

On Monday, 20 April, His Majesty The King presented the Gunnar Randers Research Prize to Professor Roger Pynn. The award ceremony took place at the Institute for Energy Technology (IFE), where the King also officially opened the institute’s new solar energy building.

08.04.2009 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty the King was Monday conveyed to His Excellency Mr Georgio Napolitano, President of the Italian Republic .

23.03.2009 Final day in Mexico

The activities on Thursday, 19 March were largely directed toward the petroleum industry. Crown Prince Haakon paid a visit to a production ship in the Gulf of Mexico and the Crown Princess opened a seminar highlighting Norwegian-Mexican cooperation in the energy sector.

On Wednesday, 18 March, Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess attended the opening of a seminar on indigenous peoples at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City.

The second day of the official visit to Mexico by Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess involved activities related to trade and industry, health and culture.

On Monday, Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess began their official visit to Mexico, which is scheduled for 16-19 March. They are leading a large delegation from Norwegian trade and industry and cultural life.
On the invitation of HM King Harald V, Their Excellencies the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, and Mr. Jean-Daniel Lafond will pay a State Visit to Norway 28-30 April 2009.
13.02.2009 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty the King to Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.

On 30 January His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon participated in a debate panel at the Young Global Leaders session Educating the Next Wave of Entrepreneurs, which was held at the Congress Centre in Davos, where the Crown Prince attended the World Economic Forum.
On Thursday, 22 January 2009, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon opened Norway House in Brussels. The Crown Prince also had meetings with representatives of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission.
Today, 21 January 2009, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra turned five years old. In honour of the occasion, the Royal Court has released photos of the Princess and her Family.
20.01.2009 Congratulations
His Majesty The King congratulates the President of the United States of America, The Honorable Mr. Barack Obama.

Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess attended the 10 December ceremony at which Mr Martti Ahtisaari received the Nobel Peace Prize.

15.12.2008 World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day was commemorated for the first time on 1 December 20 years ago. In keeping with the theme for World AIDS Day 2008 – Leadership – Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess has called for stronger leadership across the board.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon visited Turkey 25 – 27 November 2008 on invitation by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. The Crown Prince headed a delegation of representatives of the Norwegian authorities and Norwegian trade and industry.

20.11.2008 Scene Norway

On Friday, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince opened Scene Norway, a mini-festival showcasing Norwegian modern art, film and literature as well as jazz during this year’s London Jazz Festival.

19.11.2008 Honorary Freeman

Thursday, His Majesty The King received the Honorary Freedom of Newcastle upon Tyne. The honour was bestowed on King Harald at a formal Freedom Ceremony during the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Newcastle Civic Centre.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon travelled to Mongolia in his capacity as Goodwill Ambassador for the UNDP on 3-6 November to study active local democracy.  The Crown Prince met whith local politicians, teachers, students, nomads and NGOs.

07.11.2008 Congratulations

His Majesty The King congratulates the President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency Mr Rupiah Bwezani Banda.

04.11.2008 Congratulations

His Majesty The King congratulates the king of Bhutan, His Majesty  King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon will be travelling to Mongolia in his capacity as Goodwill Ambassador for UNDP on 3-6 November.

On  22 October, the Crown Princess began her day by meeting with Ukrainian students of Scandinavian languages at the Scandinavian Gymnasium in Kiev. At the core of the Crown Princess’s speech was the message that young people must set limits regarding their own bodies and their own health.

24.10.2008 Congratulations

His Majesty The King congratulates the President of Azerbaijan, His Excellency Mr. Ilham Aliyev.

On 20 October His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon attended the observance of Global Dignity Day at Ruseløkka School in Oslo. The Global Dignity Movement focuses on the the universal right of every human being to lead a dignified life.

According to youth leaders, the spread of HIV may be reversed through active information efforts. On Tuesday, 21 October, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit met with youth leaders involved in the effort to combat AIDS.

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit travelled to Ukraine in her capacity as Special Representative for UNAIDS. Unfortunately, the Crown Princess sustained a concussion after a fall, and was forced to cancel her participation. Dr Peter Piot, Executive Director of UNAIDS, and the Norwegian delegation completed the activities on the programme.

The State Visit from Ireland commenced on 14 October, when His Majesty King Harald officially greeted President of Ireland Mary McAleese and her husband, Dr. Martin McAleese, in the Palace Square. The State Visit took place from 14-16 October.
Today, at 12.53 pm, Her Highness Princess Märtha Louise gave birth to a daughter at her and Mr Ari Behn's home in Lommedalen outside Oslo.
On Wednesday, 18 September 2008, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit officially opened the design exhibition 100% Norway in London. This is the fifth consecutive year in which the exhibition has been held.

The recently instituted Kavli Prizes are awarded for outstanding research in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon presented the 2008 prizes at an awards ceremony held in Oslo Concert Hall on 9 September. 

02.09.2008 Humanitarian Fund

The board of Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit’s Humanitarian Fund has awarded a grant to the Nicaraguan organisation Fundación Xochiquetzal [Fundasion Šusital].

On Friday, Her Majesty The Queen attended the opening of the Mela Festival in Oslo City Hall. Several of the pieces performed during the opening were based on the works of Norwegian poet Henrik Wergeland, in honour of the bicentennial celebration of his birth.
22.08.2008 Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty the King on the death of President Levy Mwanawasa.

21.08.2008 Condolences
Condolences from His Majesty the King on the plane crash in Madrid.

After four days onboard the research vessel Oden, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark arrived in New Ålesund Thursday.

The public season at the Royal Palace started Saturday. The Palace will be open to visitors from 21 June to 17 August. The guided tour takes visitors through some of the most beautiful state rooms in the Royal Palace.

25.06.2008 Into the Polar ice

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark have joined researchers onboard the ice-breaker Oden for a five-day expedition in the waters off the coast of the Svalbard archipelago.

President Nguyen Minh Triet and Mrs Tran Thi Kim Chi of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam paid a formal State Visit to Norway on 5 and 6 June. The President and First Lady came to Norway at the invitation of His Majesty King Harald.

On the final day of their State Visit to Portugal, Their Majesties the King and Queen travelled to the city of Porto. King Harald took part in a seminar on Norwegian-Portuguese cooperation on cancer research, while Queen Sonja visited the Serralves Foundation Museum of Contemporary Art.

On the second day of the State Visit of Their Majesties The King and Queen to Portugal activities included a seminar on renewable energy, sustainable fisheries, an exhibition on architecture, a book launch and a variety of cultural events.

On Tuesday 27 May the Royal Yacht “Norge” sailed from Cascais to Lisbon, where Their Majesties The King and Queen were officially received by the President of the Portuguese Republic, Mr Aníbal Cavaco Silva, and his wife, Mrs Maria Cavaco Silva, at the Torre de Belém.

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark will pay an official visit to the archipelago of Svalbard during the period from 21 to 27 June, 2008.

At 10:30 a.m. on May 17, the Royal Family took its place on the Palace balcony to receive the traditional Constitution Day Children’s Parade in Oslo.

“This frame of glass, stone and wood will provide us with a setting for wonderful theatrical and musical experiences. Here we will be able to see, listen to and experience – our own lives as well as the world in which we live.”

Their Majesties The King and Queen are pleased to announce that Her Highness Princess Märtha Louise and Mr Ari Behn are expecting their third child.

Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess have been invited by UNAIDS to take part in a four-days meeting, at which 40 young leaders from across the world will come together to discuss AIDS as a global challenge.

Saturday, Her Highness Princess Märtha Louise opened the Holmenkollen Special Olympics 2008. Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports organisation for people with intellectual disabilities.

The Royal Palace in Oslo is open to the public during the summer. The 2008 season will last from 21 June through Sunday, 17 August. Ticket sales begin on today, 1 March 2008.

Saturday was the final day of His Royal Highness The Crown Prince’s official visit to Chile. Crown Prince Haakon visited Isla Negra, home of the poet Pablo Neruda, and attended a reception for Norwegian citizens living in Chile.

The second day of His Royal Highness The Crown Prince’s visit to Chile started with a business seminar in Santiago, followed by the laying of the foundation stone for the La Confluencia Hydropower Project.

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince’s official visit to Chile commenced on Wednesday. The Crown Prince is visiting Chile 23 – 26 January at the invitation of President Michelle Bachelet.

Today, 21 January 2008, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra turned four years old. In honour of the occasion, the Royal Court has released a video of the Princess.
Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess attended the Ministry of Finance seminar ”Investing for the future”. The Crown Prince gave the opening speech at the seminar, which has broad international participation.
Their Majesties The King and Queen were both in attendance when Sandnes and Stavanger celebrated the beginning of their year as European Capital of Culture. King Harald formally opened the European Capital of Culture 2008 in Stavanger on Saturday.
28.12.2007 Condolences
Condolences from His Majesty the King on the murder of Mrs. Benazir Bhutto.
New christmas photographs of The Royal Family were taken this morning, at Kongsseteren in Holmenkollen, Oslo.
Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince Crown Princess attended the Nobel Peace Prize Concert held at the Oslo Spektrum Arena on Tuesday, 11 December.
Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess were all in attendance when the Nobel Peace Prize was presented in Oslo Town Hall. Earlier this morning, His Majesty The King granted the Nobel Laureates audience at The Royal Palace.
The Holberg International Memorial Prize 2007 was awarded Mr Ronald Dworkin. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince presented The Prize at a ceremony in Bergen 28 November.
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince is visiting Burundi as goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The visit, which starts on 29 October, will be focusing on the UN millennium goals.
November 5 – 7 Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess will visit the capital of Nicaragua, Managua, as UNAIDS Ambassador. The Crown Princess will be joined by Executive Director of UNAIDS, Peter Piot, for various segments of her programme.
On the final day of the State Visit to Germany, His Majesty The King gave the opening address at an energy seminar, and opened a new power plant in Düsseldorf. Her Majesty The Queen visited the Red Dot Design Museum and the Norwegian-German Youth Forum in Essen.
The second day of the State Visit to Germany started with a wreath-laying ceremony at Neue Wache, followed by a visit to the Jewish Museum. After meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel, Their Majesties The King and Queen attended the 2007 Willy Brandt Award Ceremony.
Their Majesties The King and Queen are on a three-day State Visit to Germany. On Monday, The King and Queen arrived in Berlin, where they were officially greeted by President Horst Köhler and Mrs Eva Luise Köhler at Schloss Bellevue.
Saturday, Their Majesties The King and Queen visited Molde and Aukra, where His Majesty The King officially opened the Ormen Lange gas terminal at Nyhamna.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon attended the opening of National Science Week 2007 at the University of Oslo on Friday. This is the 13th Science Week carried out in Norway, and events will be taking place throughout the country during the coming 10-day period.

The President of Brazil, HE Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Mrs Marisa Letícia da Silva were greeted by Their Majesties The King and Queen, and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess in a welcoming ceremony at the Palace Square Thursday.
Monday, the press was invited to Skaugum for an opportunity to photograph the Crown Prince and Crown Princess' family.
Baritone Audun Iversen was the winner of the Queen Sonja International Music Competition for 2007. Mr Iversen was also the recipient of the Ingrid Bjoner Scholarship, which was awarded for the first time this year.
On Friday, the Royal party reached Gamle Hellesund, where they embarked K/B Stjernen and barges to sail thourgh Blindleia. On Thursday evening the vessels arrived in Ny Hellesund, where they spent the night.
The Royal Yachts Norge and Dannebrog and the KNM Horten have left Stavanger, and the barges carrying the Royal party arrived in Spangereid on Thursday morning. Later in the day, the trip continued on to the lighthouse at Lindesnes.
On Wednesday morning the Royal Yacht landed in Stavanger and the Royal Family disembarked at Skagenkaien, where they were greeted by Mayor Leif Johan Sevland. Most of the other Royal guests arrived in Stavanger during the day.
04.07.2007 The guests arriving
Wednesday evening there was a celebration dinner in honour of Her Majesty's birthday. Among the many guests were representatives of the Royal Houses of Europe.
Thursday, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince officially opened the fourth JA – YE Europe Graduate Programme Competition in Oslo. Twelve student enterprises have reached the finals.
The celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s 70th birthday will commence in Stavanger on Wednesday 4 July, and will continue with a cruise along the coast of Southern Norway, terminating at the King and Queen’s holiday retreat at Mågerø. Most of the Royal guests will arrive in Stavanger on Wednesday.
On the second day of Their Majesties The King and Queen’s visit to Finland, King Harald opened a business seminar on ICT and design, while Queen Sonja gave the opening speech at the peace seminar “Women, Peace and Security”. The day also held several cultural events.
On the last day of Their Majesties The King and Queen’s visit to Finland, the Royal Yacht reached Turku on the western coast. The city of Turku was established in the 13th century, and is considered to be the oldest city in Finland.
Their Majesties The King and Queen’s started their State Visit to Finland on Tuesday. The King and Queen were received by Her Excellency President Tarja Halonen with a welcoming ceremony outside the presidential palace in Helsinki.
Norway was host for the main international celebrations of the World Environment Day, 3 - 5 June 2007. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince attended the first day of celebrations on Sunday, which started with a non-denominational church service in the Arctic Cathedral.
Thursday, Her Majesty The Queen attended the opening of the new Shetland Museum and Archives. Also in attendance were Their Royal Highnesses Price Charles and Duchess Camilla, Duke and Duchess of Rothesay. In addition, Queen Sonja visited Scalloway, home base to the Shetland Bus during WWII.
On Wednesday, His Majesty The King officially opened the Bergen International Festival. King Harald and Queen Sonja were both in attendance as the festival began its 55th season.
23.05.2007 The Abel Prize 2007
Their Majesties The King and Queen were both in attendance when Professor Srinivasa S. R. Varadhan was presented with the Abel Prize in the University Aula in Oslo Tuesday. Earlier the same morning, Their Majesties granted the Abel Laureate an audience at the Royal Palace.
16.05.2007 Félicitations
His Majesty The King congratulates the President of France, His Excellency Nicolas Sarkozy.
On their last day in Korea, Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess visited the shipping line EUKOR and Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan. They also attended the May 17th celebrations hosted by the Norwegian community in the area.
Today, Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess travelled on to Busan, where they attended the opening of a day of business seminars focusing on the maritime sector. In the afternoon they visited the United Nations Memorial Cemetery Korea.
On day 2 of their official visit to the Republic of Korea, Their Royal Highnesses the Crown Prince and Crown Princess attended seminars on business, tourism, work and family life, and Crown Prince Haakon gave a lecture at Korea University.
Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess arrived in Seoul Monday afternoon, accompanied by senior officials and a delegation representing Norwegian trade and industry.
On Monday Her Majesty Queen Sonja attended the opening of the Norwegian Travel Workshop in Kristiansand, where she presented the organisation’s distinguished service award. The award was presented for the first time this year.
25.04.2007 Condolences
Condolences from His Majesty the King on the death of former President Boris Jeltsin.
Their Majesties The King and Queen welcomed His Excellency the Federal President of The Republic of Austria Dr. Heinz Fischer and Mrs. Margit Fischer on the Palace square today.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon will sit on the panel of judges that selects the recipients of the UNDP Awards for Human Development. The awards are granted in several categories, and the awards ceremony will be held in New York on 12 April.
Five young singing talents are ready for the national finals of the Queen Sonja International Music Competition following the preliminary and semi-final rounds held at the Norwegian Academy of Music. The national finals will take place in Bergen on 26 April.
18.03.2007 Munch and modernity
Her Majesty Queen Sonja attended the opening of the Edvard Munch exhibition entitled Zeichen der Moderne (“Signs of Modernity”) at the Fondation Beyeler museum in Riehen near Basel, Switzerland, on 17 March 2007. The Queen is the patron of the exhibition.
Today His Majesty King Harald inspected the military exercise referred to as “Cold Response 2007”.
On Thursday Her Majesty Queen Sonja and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit attended the opening of a conference on immigrant women’s issues at Sentrum Scene, a public venue in Oslo.
05.03.2007 The Global Fund
This morning Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit gave the opening address at a breakfast meeting for business leaders hosted by the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre and the Minister of International Development Erik Solheim.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon presided over the Norwegian opening of International Polar Year in a ceremony at Oslo Town Hall.
23.02.2007 The guests arriving
This afternoon, the guests taking part in this weekend's birthday celebrations arrived in Oslo. The celebration started with a gala concert at Oslo City Hall.
The celebration of the 70th birthday of His Majesty King Harald on 21 February 2007 will begin with a service in Trefoldighets Church.
"Two Lives - One Mission" is the title of the Åpent Slott special exhibition, which will open on 23 June for the 2007 season. The exhibition honours Their Majesties The King and Queen, who are both celebrating their 70th birthdays this year.
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
15.02.2007 A Mirror of Nature
On 15 February 2007 Her Majesty The Queen attended the opening of the exhibition entitled “A Mirror of Nature: Nordic Landscape Painting 1840-1910” at the National Gallery in Oslo.
On 13 February 2007 His Royal Highness The Crown Prince attended a trade and industry conference on development cooperation, the 15th of its kind. The president of Mozambique was the guest of honour.
Princess Märtha Louise took part in the Oslo Fashion Awards at Oslo Concert Hall on Tuesday, 13 February 2007.
On 12 February King Harald and Queen Sonja hosted a dinner at the Royal Palace in honour of the 75th birthday of Her Highness Princess Astrid Mrs Ferner.
On 11 February 2007 Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess attended the opening of an exhibition of photography by Tom Sandberg in New York.
On 27 January 2007 Her Majesty The Queen attended the official opening of the Edvard Grieg 2007 Anniversary Year in Tromsø, Norway.
On 21 January 2007 Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra turned three years old. In honour of the occasion, the Royal Court has released a video of the Princess with her family.
In September 2006 Their Majesties The King and Queen made a state visit to the Republic of Ireland. Their official programme included visits to Dublin and Cork and focused on activities related to trade and industry, history, art and culture. The Royal Yacht Norge was used during the visit.
Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess concluded their official visit to India on Friday 3 November. Their week-long itinerary included a number of meetings, conferences and cultural programmes.
Her Majesty Queen Sonja was on an official visit to Egypt to participate in the conclusion of the Ibsen Year and to attend a performance of “Peer Gynt” in Giza.