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An ocean of possibilities

Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands are conducting a state visit to Norway. Today they travelled to Trondheim to learn more about the vast potential of the oceans and efforts to promote the transition to green energy.

10.11.2021
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“We share core values”

Freedom of expression has a strong position in Norway and the Netherlands, and both countries give priority to efforts to combat hate speech. A group of youth representatives gathered at Oslo’s new main public library for a seminar and debate this morning.

10.11.2021
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Young people speaking on the future of the Arctic

This afternoon, the King and Queen of the Netherlands and the King and Queen of Norway visited the Fram Museum in Oslo. On the deck of the polar schooner Fram, they had a chance to talk with eight enthusiastic young people and students from Norway and the Netherlands.

09.11.2021
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Welcomed the King and Queen of the Netherlands

Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands arrived in Norway on a state visit today and were greeted in an official welcoming ceremony in the Palace Square.

09.11.2021
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Welcomed the German President

Their Majesties The King and Queen and His Royal Highness The Crown Prince received the President of Germany, His Excellency Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife, Ms Elke Büdenbender, at the Royal Palace today.

04.11.2021
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The King and Queen opened the new MUNCH

"I think that I speak for all of us when I say that we have been looking forward to this day! It is finally possible for us to gather together, and soon the great doors will open up a new attraction – not just for our capital city, but for Norway, and for the world," said His Majesty The King.

22.10.2021
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Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Alar Karis, President of the Republic of Estonia.

12.10.2021
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Crown Prince Haakon in Bergen

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince visited the research vessel Dr. Fridtjof Nansen and opened the conference “The Ocean” in Bergen this morning.

14.09.2021
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Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic.

14.09.2021
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King Harald unveils the Veterans’ Memorial

This morning His Majesty The King unveiled the National Veterans’ Monument and lit the “eternal flame” at Akershus Fortress in Oslo.

27.08.2021
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Gave thanks to war veterans and survivors

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince gave thanks to war veterans and survivors for their efforts in support of Norway during World War II. “On behalf of the Royal Family and the people of Norway, I want to say thank you.”

19.08.2021
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National memorial event at the Oslo Spektrum Arena

His Majesty King Harald spoke at the memorial event at the Oslo Spektrum Arena on Thursday evening. “It is my hope that we can help each other incorporate the learning from 22 July into everything we do, everything that we are, every single day,” said the King.

22.07.2021
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Return to Utøya

Many survivors returned to Utøya this afternoon along with bereaved family members and others affected by the mass killing that took place there on 22 July 2011. It was a moving commemoration of the events of 10 years ago.

22.07.2021
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Memorial events for 22 July

Ten years ago – 22 July 2011 – Norway was struck by the worst terrorist attacks on its soil since World War II. Norwegians have marked the anniversary with a series of events today, starting at 9 this morning outside the Government Office Complex in Oslo.

22.07.2021
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Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany.

17.07.2021
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Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium.

17.07.2021
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Happy Constitution Day!

At 11:30 am the Royal Family came out on the Palace Balcony, and at 12:00 noon the Norwegian national anthem sounded across the Palace Square. This was one of many high points today before the festivities concluded on board the Royal Yacht.

17.05.2021
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Greeting to the National Maritime Conference

The 12th National Maritime Conference in Rostock, Germany was opened this morning. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon sent a digital greeting to the participants, speaking from an island in the inner Oslo Fjord.

10.05.2021
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Will continue as UNDP ambassador

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince signed an agreement to continue as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for another two-year period.

10.05.2021
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Welcome to “An Audience with Art”

Today Her Majesty The Queen opened the new exhibition "An Audience with Art. The National Museum at the Queen Sonja Art Stable". The opening took place on a digital platform, where the exhibit will be available until it can be viewed in person.

07.05.2021
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Virtual visit to California

With the help of new technology, a Norwegian delegation headed by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon conducted an official visit to California. The virtual visit continued today, with a conversation with Nancy Pelosi at the top of the agenda.

28.04.2021
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All across Norway despite the pandemic

The Royal Court has submitted its annual report for 2020 today.

16.04.2021
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The Duke of Edinburgh

The Royal Family has received the news that His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh has passed away with great sorrow.

09.04.2021
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Congratulations

Congratulations from His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent to Her Excellency Dr Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu, President of the Republic of Kosovo.

08.04.2021
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Congratulations

Congratulations from His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent to Her Excellency Ms Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the United Republic of Tanzania.

23.03.2021
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Condolences

Condolences from His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent to Her Excellency the Vice President of Tanzania, Ms Samia Suluhu Hassan.

19.03.2021
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Greetings to National Pilgrim Conference 2021

Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess sent a digital greeting to the National Pilgrim Conference today – and a warm thank you to everyone working to maintain the old pilgrimage routes.

18.03.2021
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Congratulations

Congratulations from His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent to His Excellency Mr Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic.

09.03.2021
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Crown Prince Regent visits ships digitally

Eighty percent of the world’s traded goods move by sea. Today, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon met four Norwegian seafarers aboard ships around the world. “Thank you for everything you do to keep society and your vessels operating,” he said.

01.02.2021
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Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Joseph R. Biden, President of the United States of America.

20.01.2021
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Thank you from King Harald and Queen Sonja

Today, 17 January 2021, it has been 30 years since Their Majesties The King and Queen became the King and Queen of Norway. Here is their greeting to the people of Norway.

17.01.2021
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Visiting the victims in Gjerdrum

Their Majesties The King and Queen and His Royal Highness The Crown Prince visited Gjerdrum today following the catastrophic quick-clay landslide on Wednesday morning.

03.01.2021
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Advent service in the Palace Chapel

"Thank you for joining us here in the Palace Chapel. This year we wanted to celebrate Advent with all of you. I hope you enjoy sharing this service with us."

20.12.2020
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Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new President of Moldova, Her Excellency Ms Maia Sandu.

18.12.2020
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Virtual field trip with Norwegian Refugee Council

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) provides assistance in some of the world’s most distressed areas. Today, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince took part in a virtual field trip to Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon and Yemen.

25.11.2020
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Condolences

Condolences from His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent to His Excellency the President of France, Mr Emmanuel Macron.

30.10.2020
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Queen Sonja Print Award 2020

The Irish-Canadian artist Ciara Phillips is the recipient of the Queen Sonja Print Award 2020. Her Majesty The Queen presented the award at the Royal Palace in Oslo today.

07.10.2020
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Condolences

Condolences from His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent to the Emir of the State of Kuwait, His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

06.10.2020
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The Crown Prince Regent opened the Storting

Today His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent carried out the formal opening of the 165th session of the Norwegian Storting. The opening, which departed from historical precedent, was also attended by Her Majesty The Queen.

02.10.2020
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Condolences

Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to the President of India, His Excellency Shri Ram Nath Kovind.

07.09.2020
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Confirmation photographs at Skaugum Estate

On the occasion of His Highness Prince Sverre Magnus’s confirmation, the Prince and the Royal Family posed for photographs at Skaugum Estate.

05.09.2020
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Confirmation of the Prince

His Highness Prince Sverre Magnus was confirmed today in a ceremony at Asker Church, where he had received his confirmation instruction.

05.09.2020
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Opened the Norfund conference

“Building back cleaner, greener and better” was the focus as His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon opened this year’s Norfund conference.

01.09.2020
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“The Met” at Oscarshall

On 29 August the Metropolitan Opera in New York will be broadcasting live from Oscarshall: the Norwegian soprano Lise Davidsen is giving a concert in the summer palace on the peninsula of Bygdøy.

25.08.2020
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Condolences

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

07.08.2020
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Congratulations

Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the President of the Republic of Poland, His Excellency Mr Andrzej Duda.

05.08.2020
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The most important room in the world

“The most important room in the world” was a gift to the United Nations from Norway in 1952. On Friday evening, Her Majesty The Queen introduced the digital exhibition on the design of the UN Security Council Chamber.

13.06.2020
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Homecoming, 7 June 1945

Today marks 75 years since the day King Haakon returned home after World War II. Hundreds of thousands of Norwegians welcomed the King and the family of the Crown Prince as they came ashore.

07.06.2020
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Happy Constitution Day!

The Royal Family marked Norway’s Constitution Day in both Asker and Oslo, and was present on the Palace Balcony as the whole country sang the national anthem of Norway at 13:00 pm.

17.05.2020
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Celebrating May 17th

For more than 100 years, the Royal Family has greeted the Constitution Day children’s parade in Oslo from the balcony of the Royal Palace. 

17.05.2020
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