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Edvard Munch Art Award
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.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to the new President of the Argentine Republic, His Excellency Mr Mauricio Macri.
The Nobel Peace Prize for 2015
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 2015 was awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet in a formal ceremony at Oslo City Hall today.
Lit the Christmas tree in London
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.
Concluded visit in the Amazon
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince concluded his official visit to Brazil on Thursday afternoon. Protection of the Amazon was on the agenda again today.
From business to the environment
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.
Business cooperation in Rio
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince continued his visit to Brazil in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday. Rio is an economic powerhouse, and it is the city where a majority of the Norwegian companies established in Brazil have their headquarters.
Official visit to Brazil
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.
His Majesty King Harald congratulates HE Mr John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to HE Ms Bidya Devi Bhandari, President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.
Promoted Norwegian food in Paris
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince took part in the promotion of Norwegian culinary specialties this afternoon. At La Grande Epicerie, Norwegian salmon and “fenalår” were available for sampling.
Education is a human right
"Education is a fundamental human right; it is also essential to ensure inclusive, equitable and sustainable development", said His Royal Highness The Crown Prince in his remarks at UNESCO today.
Norwegian innovation in New York
The Crown Prince and Crown Princess focused on all aspects of innovation yesterday, during their visit to New York. Norwegian entrepreneurs, music and historical design were all part of the programme.
Presented the Memorial Grant
This evening, the Kjell Nupen Memorial Grant was presented to the Danish artist Adam Saks. Her Majesty Queen Sonja took part in the ceremony, which was held in London.
Promoting Norwegian interests for a century
Yesterday evening local time, the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) celebrated its 100th anniversary. Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess were in attendance at the centennial gala in New York.
Opened the 160th Storting
- 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 160th Norwegian Storting (Parliament).
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to His Majesty the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz al Saud.
Munch and Van Gogh in Amsterdam
Today, Her Majesty The Queen and Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands participated once again in the opening of the exhibition Munch : Van Gogh, this time in Amsterdam.
Impressed the Queen
Her Majesty The Queen has followed UWC Red Cross Nordic in Sogn og Fjordane county since the college was established. Yesterday she took part in its 20th anniversary celebration.
Presented for the first time
The Danish artist Adam Saks has been awarded the Kjell Nupen Memorial Grant.
And the winner is ...
The finale of the Queen Sonja International Music Competition, QSIMC, took place in Oslo Opera House tonight. Her Majesty herself presented the first prize to the Norwegian soprano Lise Davidsen.
Towards the finale
Tonight is the final concert of the Queen Sonja International Music Competition (QSIMC). Her Majesty will be in attendance at the Opera House in Oslo where the five finalists will compete for prestige and prizes.
His Majesty King Harald congratulates the President of the Republic of Poland, His Excellency Mr Andrzej Duda.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to HE Mr Raimonds Vējonis, President of the Republic of Latvia.
From mountains to coast
Their Majesties Queen Margrethe of Denmark and Queen Sonja of Norway opened their own art exhibition at the manor Baroniet Rosendal in Hardanger on Friday. This is the first time that the two queens are exhibiting their work together.
The EU Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards recognises outstanding achievements in cultural heritage. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince took part in this year’s award ceremony on Thursday evening. Two of the prizes went to Norwegian projects.
Sustainable development helps to build peace
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.
Presented the Holberg Prize
On Wednesday, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince presented the Holberg Prize for 2015 to the UK historian, writer and mythologist Marina Warner. The ceremony took place in Håkon’s Hall in Bergen.
Two hundred years of sailing
For the past several days, His Majesty The King has participated in the celebration of the bicentenary of the Royal Yacht Squadron yacht club in Cowes on the Isle of Wight in southern England.
EAT: Around the table in Stockholm
The EAT Stockholm Food Forum is being held Monday and Tuesday. Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess are in attendance, and the Crown Princess was among the speakers at the opening event.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to HE Mr Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The first Allied victory
Yesterday and today mark the anniversary of the recapture of Narvik – the first Allied victory during World War II. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent attended the 75th anniversary event today.
His Majesty The King concluded his official visit to the US in Anchorage, Alaska, on Wednesday. The programme of activities highlighted the Arctic region and Norwegian-US cooperation in the Northern Areas.
Visited Homer, Alaska
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.
Norwegian Festival of Literature
Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess opened the Norwegian Festival of Literature in Lillehammer this evening. The festival, which is the largest contemporary literature festival in the Nordic region, is celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Honorary doctorate from PLU
His Majesty continued his visit to the US on Saturday at Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) in Tacoma, Washington. The King received an honorary doctorate from the university, which has close ties to Norway.
Official visit to the US
His Majesty The King has begun a week-long official visit to the US. The King arrived in Seattle on Wednesday evening, and will be visiting the states of Washington and Alaska.
Presented the Abel Prize 2015
Today, His Majesty The King presented the Abel Prize for 2015 to John Forbes Nash, Jr. and Louis Nirenberg for their contributions in the field of partial differential equations and geometric analysis.
Happy Constitution Day!
The Royal Family has taken its traditional place on the Palace Balcony to greet the Children's Parade, as the Parade in Oslo now approaches the Palace Square.
Miscellaneous Notes on Nordic Birds
This evening, Her Majesty Queen Sonja will officially open the exhibition “Miscellaneous Notes on Nordic Birds” at the Queen Joséphine Gallery. Danish Svend-Allan Sørensen is this year’s featured artist.
Van Gogh + Munch
Her Majesty The Queen and Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands opened the exhibition entitled “Van Gogh + Munch” today. The Dutch and Norwegian artists share a number of common traits.
Liberation Day celebrations
Liberation Day and the end of the Second World War in Norway were marked throughout the country today. Members of the Royal Family took part in a number of events.
The Venice Biennale
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.
With WWF in Lofoten
The WWF annual conference is being held in Svolvær this week. Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess gave the opening remarks, in which she emphasised the importance of making green choices in everyday life.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to the President of Nepal, His Excellency Mr. Ram Baran Yadav.
Frozen in the ice
Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess are on board the research vessel Lance, which is frozen into the Arctic Ocean outside Svalbard. The sea ice in the Arctic is melting faster than ever. Scientists on board the vessel are working to find out what is causing this and why.
Opened “Prize Prints” in New York
Late last night Norwegian time, Her Majesty The Queen opened the exhibition entitled "Prize Prints" at Scandinavia House in New York. The exhibition features works in connection with the Queen Sonja Print Award.
Annual report of the Royal Court for 2014
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.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr. Tony Tan Keng Yam,
President of the Republic of Singapore
Defence cooperation between Norway and Latvia
Their Majesties The King and Queen accompanied His Excellency President Andris Bērziņš on board the MS Baronen this morning. The vessel was later boarded by Norwegian special forces soldiers.