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75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz
Seventy-five years have passed since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince and Prime Minister Erna Solberg represented Norway during the ceremony in Poland yesterday evening.
Remembering the Holocaust
This afternoon, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent laid a wreath on behalf of Norway at Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. Monday marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
Children march books to Oslo’s new public library
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.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tariq Al Said, the Sultan of Oman.
Thank you for the warm wishes
The Royal Family has received many warm wishes that have provided comfort during the past Christmas holidays.
Ari Behn’s funeral
The funeral service of Ari Mikael Behn was held this afternoon in Oslo Cathedral. Bishop of Oslo Kari Veiteberg officiated at the service in a church filled with family and friends.
Nobel Peace Prize 2019
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali received the Nobel Peace Prize today in Oslo City Hall. The King and Queen and the Crown Prince and Crown Princess were all in attendance during the formal ceremony.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new President of the Argentine Republic, His Excellency Mr Alberto Fernández.
Science and culture
Research, sports, beekeeping and music. Norway and Slovenia share a wide array of interests, and today the King and Queen and the Slovenian President, Borut Pahor, gained insight into several of them.
State visit from Slovenia
Today Their Majesties The King and Queen welcomed the President of the Republic of Slovenia, His Excellency Mr Borut Pahor, to Norway. This is the first State Visit to Norway of a Slovenian President and King Harald and Queen Sonja are his hosts.
Celebrating peace in the north
“Today we remember all those who contributed to the liberation of East Finnmark,” His Majesty The King said today. Seventy-five years have passed since the residents of Norway’s far north were able to welcome their Soviet liberators.
Congratulations are presented from His Majesty King Harald to the new president of Tunisia, His Excellency President Kaïs Saïed.
Major conference on the world’s oceans
What can the global community do to promote cleaner oceans and sustainable use of resources? The Crown Prince attended the conference Our Ocean 2019 that concluded in Oslo this afternoon.
Enthronement ceremony in Japan
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.
Opened the Frankfurt Book Fair
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.
Literary train tour through Germany
Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess’s literary train has embarked on its first international tour. Today the train rolled out from a platform in Berlin en route to the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Crown Princess on German radio
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.
Visited “Norwegian” book shop in Berlin
The Crown Prince and Crown Princess are travelling through Germany to promote Norwegian literature. On Saturday they visited the capital city of Berlin, stopping at the Pankebuch book shop, which specialises in Norwegian and Nordic literature.
Opened Munch exhibition in Germany
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.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to His Excellency the President of France, Mr Emmanuel Macron.
Young people fight for the climate
The commitment and contributions of young people in the fight against climate change were in focus for His Royal Highness The Crown Prince on his final day at UN High-level Week in New York City.
UN Sustainable Development Goals Summit
The UN High-level Week continues. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince is Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and on Tuesday he attended the UN Sustainable Development Goals Summit.
UN High-level Week in New York
The nations of the world are currently gathered for a week of dialogue at the highest level. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince has a busy programme, as do Prime Minister Erna Solberg and the other representatives from Norway.
“If there is one piece of advice I would give you today, as King, godfather and grandfather, it is this: Be yourself,” said His Majesty The King in his speech at the luncheon celebrating the confirmation of Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra.
Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra was confirmed today in the Palace Chapel, just as her father, grandfather and great-grandfather were before her.
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.
Princess Ingrid Alexandra
On Saturday, 31 August, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra will be confirmed in the Palace Chapel. Norway’s young princess is growing up.
Register of congratulations
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.
Finals at the Opera House
The Queen Sonja International Music Competition has reached the final stage. Her Majesty The Queen will be in attendance when the six finalists compete onstage at the Oslo Opera House this evening.
Congratulations are presented today from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Egils Levits, President of the Republic of Latvia.
World Heritage at Vega
In 2004, UNESCO inscribed the Vega Archipelago on the World Heritage List. Today His Royal Highness The Crown Prince was in attendance to open the new Vega Archipelago World Heritage Centre – Norway’s first authorised centre of its kind.
Concluded in Bergen
His Majesty The King accompanied the President and First Lady of the Republic of Korea on a tour of the HNoMS Maud at the Haakonsvern naval base in Bergen today. The State Visit was concluded at Troldhaugen, the home of composer Edvard Grieg.
State Visit from the Republic of Korea
His Majesty The King welcomed His Excellency President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook to the first State Visit to Norway from the Republic of Korea.
International Success of the Year for 2018
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent presented Music Norway’s International Success of the Year award at a ceremony at Prindsen hage restaurant in Oslo today. The award went to the music-producing and songwriting duo Stargate.
Holberg Prize for 2019
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent presented the Holberg Prize to British scholar Paul Gilroy today. Professor Gilroy has been awarded the prize for his ground-breaking contributions to research and his impact on several fields.
Green technology in Berlin
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince presented the Norwegian award to Yara at the GreenTech Festival on Friday evening. The festival aims to become the world’s largest event promoting green solutions and a sustainable future.
Congratulations are presented from His Majesty King Harald to the President of South Africa, His Exellency Mr Cyril Ramaphosa.
The 2019 Abel Prize
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.
Congratulations are presented from His Majesty King Harald to the President of Ukraine, His Exellency Mr Volodymyr Zelensky.
Happy Constitution Day!
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.
Funeral in Luxembourg
Their Majesties The King and Queen and Her Highness Princess Astrid, Mrs Ferner, were in attendance as His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg was laid to rest today. The Grand Duke was the sovereign for 36 years.
Congratulations presented to His Majesty the Emperor of Japan from his Majesty King Harald of Norway 1 May 2019.
Congratulations from his Majesty King Harald of Norway to His Majesty King Rama X of Thailand.
This weekend the House of Literature in Oslo is filled with books and authors from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The German-Norwegian Literature Festival is under way, and Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess was present at the official opening this evening.
The King commemorates terror victims
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.
Visit concluded in Samoa
“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.
Opened Munch exhibit in London
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.
Official visit to Samoa
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince has arrived in Samoa – the last of the three countries included in this visit to the Pacific region.
Varied programme in Fiji
The programme for His Royal Highness The Crown Prince in Fiji today encompassed a wide variety of events, including a wreath-laying ceremony as well as sea, sport and theatre activities. The flood-prone village of Daku made a particularly strong impression.
Official visit to Fiji
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince is on an official visit to the Pacific Ocean region, and today he was welcomed to Fiji in a traditional ceremony in the capital, Suva.