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Crown Prince on board the USS Gerald R. Ford
On Friday morning His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon boarded the American aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford, which is currently visiting Norway with an escort of support vessels. In Oslo, the vessel is anchored in the Bunne Fjord, south of the city centre.
Happy Constitution Day!
At exactly 10:30 am, the Royal Family took its customary place on the Palace Balcony to greet the Oslo children’s parade. This year, however, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra did not join the others on the balcony; the Princess is graduating this year.
The Crown Prince and Crown Princess accompanied His Excellency the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella and the Italian First Lady on their visit in Trondheim today. The focus was Norwegian-Italian cooperation on green energy development.
State visit from Italy
His Excellency the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, began a state visit to Norway today, accompanied by his daughter, Laura Mattarella. They were greeted in an official welcoming ceremony in the Palace Square.
Louis Bourgeois’ iconic sculpture in place in the Palace Park
Her Majesty The Queen and Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess officially unveiled Louise Bourgeois’ monumental sculpture Maman in the Palace Park. Visitors to the park will be able to enjoy the sculpture through the coming summer months.
One Ocean Week in Bergen
Sustainable use of the oceans was in focus as His Royal Highness The Crown Prince visited Bergen to take part in One Ocean Week today.
Annual report for 2022
The celebration of the eighteenth birthday of Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra was the most important event for the Royal House of Norway and the Royal Court in 2022.
Exhibition opening in Paris
On Wednesday evening, Her Majesty The Queen attended the opening of a major exhibition featuring the works of Norwegian artist Anna-Eva Bergman at the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to the President of Nepal, His Excellency Mr Ramchandra Paudel.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the President of the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency Mr Xi Jinping.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new President of the Czech Republic, His Excellency Mr Petr Pavel.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to Her Excellency Ms Katerina Sakellaropoulou, President of the Hellenic Republic.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, His Excellency Mr Vo Van Thuong.
The Crown Prince and Crown Princess in London
The official visit of the Crown Prince and Crown Princess to the United Kingdom celebrates the close bonds between Norway and the United Kingdom. The aim is to strengthen cooperation in energy, green industry and cultural affairs.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new President of the Republic of Cyprus, His Excellency Mr Nikos Christodoulides.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to the people of Syria and His Excellency Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of the Republic of Türkiye.
The Queen meets Ukrainian refugees
The Oslo Public Health Association has created a safe, friendly meeting place for Ukrainians who have fled the war in their homeland. Her Majesty Queen Sonja came to visit the refugees at their weekly gathering on Monday.
Opening of the new exhibition at the Queen Sonja Art Stable
Her Majesty Queen Sonja was in attendance at the opening of the exhibition Craftsmanship at the Royal Palace – 200 years of creations at the Queen Sonja Art Stable today. The exhibition pays tribute to handicraft traditions handed down through generations and to the people keeping them alive today.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Holiness Pope Francis.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, His Excellency Mr Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new President of the Republic of Slovenia, Her Excellency Mrs Nataša Pirc Musar.
Nobel Peace Prize 2022
On Saturday the human rights defender Ales Bialiatski of Belarus, the Russian organisation Memorial and the Center for Civil Liberties of Ukraine received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2022. Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess were in attendance during the award ceremony held in Oslo City Hall.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to the President of the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency Mr Xi Jinping.
Norwegian business activities in Silicon Savannah
More than 40 Norwegian companies have operations in Kenya. Today, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden met with Norwegian, Swedish and Kenyan business representatives who see great potential for cooperation on green technology and sustainable solutions with the East African country.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Joko Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia.
Kenya’s protection of its mangrove forests
Mangroves have a large capacity for storing carbon, so mangrove forest conservation is important in the effort to combat climate change. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden visited a unique mangrove project today in Kenya’s far south.
Crown Prince visits Kenya
Plastic pollution is a major global problem. Today, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden started a three-day visit to Kenya by visiting a waste management facility outside Nairobi that is working to resolve the local plastic pollution problem.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Yoon Suk-yeol, President of the Republic of Korea.
Congratulations on the first 100 years!
Her Majesty The Queen attended a commemorative worship service on Sunday marking the 100-year anniversary of Mindekirken in Minnesota.
Norway House grand opening in Minneapolis
On Saturday, Her Majesty The Queen officially opened the new Norway House complex in Minneapolis. The new innovation and culture building will be a gathering place for everyone with an interest in Norway and Norwegian culture.
The Queen visits the United States
Her Majesty Queen Sonja is paying an official visit to Minnesota. Friday she attended the opening of a new special collections vault at St. Olaf College containing documentary materials related to Norwegian immigration to the United States.
The Crown Prince speaks at Arctic Circle Assembly
"The well-being of the Arctic is critical for our existence," His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon said in his remarks during the opening the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik today.
Crown Prince Haakon in Iceland
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince is paying an official visit to Iceland this week to highlight the importance of the close relations between Norway and Iceland. His programme started with a hike to the Fagradalsfjall volcano area, accompanied by President of Iceland Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson.
Queen Elizabeth II laid to rest
Britain and the world at large bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II today. An epoch spanning 70 years has come to an end.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Majesty King Charles III.
Close ties through the generations
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has passed away. The British monarch maintained close ties with her relatives in Norway throughout the course of her long life.
Queen Elizabeth II
The Royal Family is deeply saddened to receive the news that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has passed away.
Final set of “stumbling stones” laid in Oslo
Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess was in attendance as the final set of memorial cobblestones commemorating Norway’s Jewish victims of the Holocaust was laid at Akershusstranda on the Oslo waterfront today.
Crown Prince opened the ONS energy conference
Today His Royal Highness The Crown Prince opened the Offshore Northern Seas energy conference (ONS 2022) in Stavanger. The theme for this year’s conference is “Trust”.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new President of the Republic of the Philippines, His Excellency Mr. Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr.
Laid flowers at London Pub
The Crown Prince, the Crown Princess and Prince Sverre Magnus were among the many people who contributed to a sea of colourful flowers and rainbow flags outside the London Pub in Oslo on Saturday.
Queen Sonja Print Award 2022
On Monday evening Her Majesty The Queen presented the Queen Sonja Print Award 2022 to the French-Moroccan artist Yto Barrada. William Kentridge received the QSPA Lifetime Achievement Award for his lifelong career in art.
Princess Ingrid Alexandra: “Together we make up the Norway we love so much”
Roughly 200 guests were gathered at the Royal Palace on Friday evening to celebrate the 18th birthday of Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra. In her remarks, the Princess spoke about how fortunate she was to grow up in Norway and pointed out that everyone has a place and task in Norwegian society.
Group photographs before dinner
Family and Royals from all over Europe are gathered at the Royal Palace to celebrate the 18th birthday of Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra. Before dinner, new photographs were taken.
New photographs of Princess Ingrid Alexandra
New photographs have been taken of Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra in honour of the celebration of her 18th birthday.
Wearing her great-great-grandmother’s tiara
At the gala dinner in honour of her 18th birthday, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra is wearing a tiara that has been passed down from Princess Ingeborg of Sweden. Princess Ingeborg was the grandmother of His Majesty The King, and thus is Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s great-great-grandmother.
Queen Sonja opened the new National Museum
“Today a new building is opening up to us all, and art is gaining a new home. This is a building where dreams began from the moment when the Crown Princess and I laid the cornerstone six years ago,” said Her Majesty The Queen when she opened the new National Museum today.
Summer at the Royal Palace 2022
We are very pleased to be able to welcome the public back to our cultural outreach activities this summer. At the same time, the exhibition “Open Doors” at the Queen Sonja Art Stable is opening, featuring works from Her Majesty The Queen’s own art collection.
Her Highness Princess Märtha Louise and Mr. Durek Verrett announced their engagement today.
Crown Prince returns from Greenland
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon returned home today after crossing the Greenland ice sheet on skis with kite assistance. The expedition was organised by UiT The Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø.