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The King opened Ormen Lange
Saturday, Their Majesties The King and Queen visited Molde and Aukra, where His Majesty The King officially opened the Ormen Lange gas terminal at Nyhamna.
National Science Week
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon attended the opening of National Science Week 2007 at the University of Oslo on Friday. This is the 13th Science Week carried out in Norway, and events will be taking place throughout the country during the coming 10-day period.
State Visit from Brazil
The President of Brazil, HE Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Mrs Marisa Letícia da Silva were greeted by Their Majesties The King and Queen, and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess in a welcoming ceremony at the Palace Square Thursday.
Winner of the Music Competition
Baritone Audun Iversen was the winner of the Queen Sonja International Music Competition for 2007. Mr Iversen was also the recipient of the Ingrid Bjoner Scholarship, which was awarded for the first time this year.
The Crown Prince visiting Burundi
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince is visiting Burundi as goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The visit, which starts on 29 October, will be focusing on the UN millennium goals.
The Royal Party through Blindleia
On Friday, the Royal party reached Gamle Hellesund, where they embarked K/B Stjernen and barges to sail thourgh Blindleia. On Thursday evening the vessels arrived in Ny Hellesund, where they spent the night.
The celebration continues
The Royal Yachts Norge and Dannebrog and the KNM Horten have left Stavanger, and the barges carrying the Royal party arrived in Spangereid on Thursday morning. Later in the day, the trip continued on to the lighthouse at Lindesnes.
Celebration of The Queen
On Wednesday morning the Royal Yacht landed in Stavanger and the Royal Family disembarked at Skagenkaien, where they were greeted by Mayor Leif Johan Sevland. Most of the other Royal guests arrived in Stavanger during the day.
Europe Graduate Programme Competition
Thursday, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince officially opened the fourth JA – YE Europe Graduate Programme Competition in Oslo. Twelve student enterprises have reached the finals.
Celebration of The Queen's 70th birthday
The celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s 70th birthday will commence in Stavanger on Wednesday 4 July, and will continue with a cruise along the coast of Southern Norway, terminating at the King and Queen’s holiday retreat at Mågerø. Most of the Royal guests will arrive in Stavanger on Wednesday.
State Visit to Finland - Day 3
On the last day of Their Majesties The King and Queen’s visit to Finland, the Royal Yacht reached Turku on the western coast. The city of Turku was established in the 13th century, and is considered to be the oldest city in Finland.
State Visit to Finland Day 2
On the second day of Their Majesties The King and Queen’s visit to Finland, King Harald opened a business seminar on ICT and design, while Queen Sonja gave the opening speech at the peace seminar “Women, Peace and Security”. The day also held several cultural events.
State Visit to Finland
Their Majesties The King and Queen’s started their State Visit to Finland on Tuesday. The King and Queen were received by Her Excellency President Tarja Halonen with a welcoming ceremony outside the presidential palace in Helsinki.
World Environment Day
Norway was host for the main international celebrations of the World Environment Day, 3 - 5 June 2007. His Royal Highness The Crown Prince attended the first day of celebrations on Sunday, which started with a non-denominational church service in the Arctic Cathedral.
The Queen visits Shetland
Thursday, Her Majesty The Queen attended the opening of the new Shetland Museum and Archives. Also in attendance were Their Royal Highnesses Price Charles and Duchess Camilla, Duke and Duchess of Rothesay. In addition, Queen Sonja visited Scalloway, home base to the Shetland Bus during WWII.
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.
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.
His Majesty The King congratulates the President of France, His Excellency Nicolas Sarkozy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Condolences from His Majesty the King to His Excellency Mr Vladimir Putin on the death of former President Boris Jeltsin.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cold response 2007
Today His Majesty King Harald inspected the military exercise referred to as “Cold Response 2007”.
Conference on immigrant womens 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.
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.
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.
The guests arriving
This afternoon, the guests taking part in this weekend's birthday celebrations arrived in Oslo.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.