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Bergen International Festival

On Wednesday, His Majesty The King officially opened the Bergen International Festival. King Harald and Queen Sonja were both in attendance as the festival began its 55th season.

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The Abel Prize 2007

Their Majesties The King and Queen were both in attendance when Professor Srinivasa S. R. Varadhan was presented with the Abel Prize in the University Aula in Oslo Tuesday. Earlier the same morning, Their Majesties granted the Abel Laureate an audience at the Royal Palace.

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His Majesty The King congratulates the President of France, His Excellency Nicolas Sarkozy.

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Official visit to Korea – Day 4

On their last day in Korea, Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess visited the shipping line EUKOR and Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan. They also attended the May 17th celebrations hosted by the Norwegian community in the area.

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Official visit to Korea – Day 3

Today, Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess travelled on to Busan, where they attended the opening of a day of business seminars focusing on the maritime sector. In the afternoon they visited the United Nations Memorial Cemetery Korea.

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Official visit to Korea – Day 2

On day 2 of their official visit to the Republic of Korea, Their Royal Highnesses the Crown Prince and Crown Princess attended seminars on business, tourism, work and family life, and Crown Prince Haakon gave a lecture at Korea University.

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Official visit to Korea

Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess arrived in Seoul Monday afternoon, accompanied by senior officials and a delegation representing Norwegian trade and industry.

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Condolences from His Majesty the King to His Excellency Mr Vladimir Putin on the death of former President Boris Jeltsin.

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Norwegian Travel Workshop

On Monday Her Majesty Queen Sonja attended the opening of the Norwegian Travel Workshop in Kristiansand, where she presented the organisation’s distinguished service award. The award was presented for the first time this year.

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State visit from Austria

Their Majesties The King and Queen welcomed His Excellency the Federal President of The Republic of Austria Dr. Heinz Fischer and Mrs. Margit Fischer on the Palace square today.

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Human Development Awards

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon will sit on the panel of judges that selects the recipients of the UNDP Awards for Human Development. The awards are granted in several categories, and the awards ceremony will be held in New York on 12 April.

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Ready for the national finals

Five young singing talents are ready for the national finals of the Queen Sonja International Music Competition following the preliminary and semi-final rounds held at the Norwegian Academy of Music. The national finals will take place in Bergen on 26 April.

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Munch and modernity

Her Majesty Queen Sonja attended the opening of the Edvard Munch exhibition entitled Zeichen der Moderne (“Signs of Modernity”) at the Fondation Beyeler museum in Riehen near Basel, Switzerland, on 17 March 2007. The Queen is the patron of the exhibition.

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Cold response 2007

Today His Majesty King Harald inspected the military exercise referred to as “Cold Response 2007”.

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Conference on immigrant women’s issues

On Thursday Her Majesty Queen Sonja and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit attended the opening of a conference on immigrant women’s issues at Sentrum Scene, a public venue in Oslo.

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The Global Fund

This morning Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit gave the opening address at a breakfast meeting for business leaders hosted by the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre and the Minister of International Development Erik Solheim.

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International Polar Year 2007-2008

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon presided over the Norwegian opening of International Polar Year in a ceremony at Oslo Town Hall.

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The guests arriving

This afternoon, the guests taking part in this weekend's birthday celebrations arrived in Oslo.

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Celebration of HM King Harald's 70th birthday

The celebration of the 70th birthday of His Majesty King Harald on 21 February 2007 will begin with a service in Trefoldighets Church.

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Celebrate His Majesty The King

The public is invited to take part in a variety of events in honour of His Majesty King Harald’s 70th birthday. 20 February 2007.

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"Two Lives – One Mission"

"Two Lives - One Mission" is the title of the Åpent Slott special exhibition, which will open on 23 June for the 2007 season. The exhibition honours Their Majesties The King and Queen, who are both celebrating their 70th birthdays this year.

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A Mirror of Nature

On 15 February 2007 Her Majesty The Queen attended the opening of the exhibition entitled “A Mirror of Nature: Nordic Landscape Painting 1840-1910” at the National Gallery in Oslo.

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Princess Märtha Louise receives fashion award

Princess Märtha Louise took part in the Oslo Fashion Awards at Oslo Concert Hall on Tuesday, 13 February 2007.

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Norwegian Private Sector Development Conference

On 13 February 2007 His Royal Highness The Crown Prince attended a trade and industry conference on development cooperation, the 15th of its kind. The president of Mozambique was the guest of honour.

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Princess Astrid Mrs Ferner celebrates her 75th birthday

On 12 February King Harald and Queen Sonja hosted a dinner at the Royal Palace in honour of the 75th birthday of Her Highness Princess Astrid Mrs Ferner.

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Tom Sandberg in New York

On 11 February 2007 Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess attended the opening of an exhibition of photography by Tom Sandberg in New York.

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Opening of Grieg anniversary year

On 27 January 2007 Her Majesty The Queen attended the official opening of the Edvard Grieg 2007 Anniversary Year in Tromsø, Norway.

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The Princess turns three years old

On 21 January 2007 Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra turned three years old. In honour of the occasion, the Royal Court has released a video of the Princess with her family.

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The Crown Prince and Crown Princess in India

Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess concluded their official visit to India on Friday 3 November. Their week-long itinerary included a number of meetings, conferences and cultural programmes.

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Her Majesty The Queen in Egypt

Her Majesty Queen Sonja was on an official visit to Egypt to participate in the conclusion of the Ibsen Year and to attend a performance of “Peer Gynt” in Giza.

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State visit to Ireland

In September 2006 Their Majesties The King and Queen made a state visit to the Republic of Ireland. Their official programme included visits to Dublin and Cork and focused on activities related to trade and industry, history, art and culture.

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