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Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new President of the United Arab Emirates, His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Crown Prince crosses the Greenland ice sheet
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon embarked yesterday on a journey across the Greenland ice sheet. He is participating in an expedition aimed at disseminating knowledge about polar history and the critical scientific research taking place in the Arctic.
Happy Constitution Day!
After two years with pandemic restrictions Norway was finally able to celebrate the 17th of May in the traditional way again. This included the Royal Family who greeted 130 Oslo schools from the Palace balcony.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Yoon Suk-yeol, President of the Republic of Korea.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to Her Excellency Ms Katalin Novák, President of the Republic of Hungary.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Emmanuel Macron, President of France.
Green solutions in Gothenburg
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel travelled today to Gothenburg, Scandinavia’s largest port. Green mobility was in focus during the last day of the official visit.
An eventful day in Stockholm
Business issues, the health of the oceans, young people, entrepreneurship and digital culture. The Crown Prince and Crown Princess covered a wide range of topics in the programme for their second day in Sweden, but the theme of the day was Norwegian-Swedish cooperation.
Official visit to Sweden
Today the Crown Prince and Crown Princess began an official visit to Sweden. Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel are the hosts for the visit, which is intended to further strengthen the close ties between the countries.
Factory visit and ship christening in Porsgrunn
Yara Birkeland is the world’s first autonomous electric container ship. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince celebrated the christening of the unique ship along with its two 12-year-old "godmothers" and 500 other young people on Friday at the port in Brevik, on Norway’s south-eastern coast.
Green transition in Svalbard
The impacts of climate change are evident in Svalbard, and the archipelago is the hub for a great deal of important research activity. Today the Crown Prince and Crown Princess visited the Svalbard Satellite Station, SvalSat, which collects crucial data from around the world, and the Crown Prince visited Norway’s last coal mine.
Dog sledding in Bolterdalen
Today the Crown Prince and Crown Princess drove a dog sled team across the magnificent landscape of Svalbard. But the first item on the programme was a meeting with children and young people in Longyearbyen.
The Queen opens Nordic art exhibition at Venice Biennale
On Thursday, Her Majesty The Queen opened the Nordic-Sámi art exhibition in the Nordic Pavilion at the Venice Art Biennale, the biennial celebration of contemporary art held in Italy.
Crown Prince and Crown Princess visit Svalbard
Every year, the Crown Prince and Crown Princess travel to different places in Norway to visit local communities and the people living there. Today, Their Royal Highnesses arrived in Longyearbyen for a three-day visit to Svalbard.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Vahagn Khachaturyan, President of the Republic of Armenia.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Gabriel Boric Font, President of the Republic of Chile.
Church service for Ukraine
Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince Regent and Crown Princess attended a church service for peace in Ukraine this evening at Trinity Church in Oslo. Religious communities and organisations around the world are joining in prayer for Ukraine in the wake of Russia’s invasion of the country.
The Crown Prince opened “The King’s Cars”
“Welcome to ‘The King’s Cars’. This is an exhibition we have very much looked forward to,” said His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon as he opened the new exhibition in the Queen Sonja Art Stable on 10 February.
Congratulations from His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent to His Excellency Mr Sergio Mattarella, President of the Italian Republic.
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince has sent the following message of condolence to His Majesty Tupou VI, King of Tonga, following the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano and the subsequent tsunami.
Congratulated the Princess on her 18th birthday
On the occasion of her 18th birthday today, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra received congratulatory deputations from Norwegian officials in the Small Ballroom at the Royal Palace.
The Princess observed the Council of State
Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra turned 18 today, and was invited to observe the meeting of the Council of State, led by His Majesty The King, to learn more about how the Council is conducted.
Visited the branches of government
Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra visited the Storting, the Government and the Supreme Court today. The Princess celebrates her 18th birthday tomorrow, and will attain the age of majority.
New photographs of the Princess
Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra will celebrate her 18th birthday on Friday, 21 January. The Princess now has a personal office at the Royal Palace, which is where these photos were taken.
Christmas wishes from the King
His Majesty King Harald sends this greeting to all as the Christmas holidays begin:
The Royal Family gathered together this week for the traditional Christmas photographs. This year the photographs were taken at Bygdø Royal Farm.
Nobel Peace Prize 2021
Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov received the Nobel Peace Prize today for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia, respectively. Their Majesties The King and Queen and His Royal Highness The Crown Prince were in attendance during the award ceremony at Oslo City Hall.
The Crown Prince at Arlington Cemetery
On the final day of Norway’s official visit to the US, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.
The Crown Prince in Washington, D.C.
After two days in New York City, HRH Crown Prince Haakon is now in Washington, D.C., for the third day of Norway’s official visit to the US.
Norway and the green transition
The second day of the Crown Prince’s visit to the US and New York City began with a visit to Equinor, where he officially opened Equinor’s new wind power office in Industry City in Brooklyn.
The Crown Prince at the UN
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon began a four-day official visit to the US today. The main purpose of the visit is to expand international cooperation and further strengthen the excellent bilateral relations between the US and Norway.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Alar Karis, President of the Republic of Estonia.
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.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium.
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.
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.
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.