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Crown Princess Mette-Marit holds a writing course at the Skaugum Estate

As a little taste of the Crown Princess “literature metro” next week, Her Royal Highness yesterday held a writing school at the Skaugum Estate for Oslo’s youth. On Monday, Crown Princess Mette-Marit invited young people from eight secondary schools to the course – all with a particular interest in learning more about writing. The young people came from the schools in Oslo…
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Queen Sonja is this year’s protector of NRK’s charity broadcast

Each year a member of the Norwegian Royal Family becomes the high protector of state television channel NRK’s charity broadcast. This year, it is Her Majesty Queen Sonja. This year’s charity broadcast will collect money to create a better life for women in some of the world’s most vulnerable areas. Women all over the world are denied fundamental rights and opportunities and are hit…
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Crown Prince Haakon must undergo surgery again

In early March, the Norwegian Royal Court announced that Crown Prince Haakon had to undergo surgery. The heir to the throne was admitted to hospital for one day for an operation on an exostosis in the ear canal. This week, the Crown Prince Haakon announced himself to the…
Norway

Fiji asks Crown Prince Haakon for help – against Norway

Since the Crown Prince left Fiji, he received a letter from the authorities thanking the Crown Prince for his recent visit to the nation and asking the Crown Prince for help. Earlier this week, the Norwegian Crown Prince visited the country together with the nations of Samoa and Tonga. The tour was to focus on the climate and the sea. Afterwards, he received an open letter from Fiji’s…
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Crown Prince Haakon concludes Pacific tour in Samoa

On Thursday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway concluded his week-long tour to the Pacific region in Samoa. The very last day started with a political meeting with His Highness Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II and Samoa’s First Lady, then with Prime…
Norway

Crown Prince Haakon arrives in Samoa

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon arrived yesterday at his last destination on his Pacific tour. The Crown Prince arrived in Samoa where he was officially welcomed on arrival in the capital, Apia. During the welcome ceremony, he inspected an honorary guard from the…
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The teenagers who will one day assume the throne

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium: Also known as the Duchess of Brabant (the title of the heir to the Belgian throne), Elisabeth will come of age on 25 October. Elisabeth, as the eldest of King Philippe and Queen Mathilde’s four children, is first in line to the throne. Her three younger siblings are Prince Gabriel, Prince Emmanuel, and Princess Eléonore. Elisabeth currently attends school in…
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