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TMs King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway Visit Lærdalsøyri. (VIDEO)

NORWAYOn Thursday, January 23, 2014, Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway visited Lærdalsøyri in Sogn og Fjordane county.  Last Saturday, a fire broke out in the village “…damaging more than 30 historic wooden buildings and 16 homes…” according to the BBC and Sky News.

During their visit Their Majesties met with rescue workers, residents and toured the fire damaged area.

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Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway in Davos, Switzerland.

MM&HOn January 23, 2014, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway attended day three of the 44th Edition of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway Attend the Årets Forbilde. (VIDEOS)

haakonmettemaritOn January 20, 2014, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway arrived at the Nobels Fredssenter in Oslo to attend the Årets Forbilde (Role Model of the Year Award).  The winner of the award went to Mr. Musa Anderssen.

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News Regarding His Majesty King Harald V of Norway.

King HaraldsOn Thursday, January 16, 2014, His Majesty King Harald V of Norway attended the opening of the Norges Miljø og Biovitenskapelige Universitet (Norwegian Life Sciences Royal University) in the municipality of Ås.

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Queen Sonja of Norway Views the Exhibition, 1814: Spillet om Danmark og Norge.

queen sonjaOn Tuesday, January 14, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway arrived at the Norsk Folkemuseum at Bygdøy in Oslo to view the exhibition entitled, 1814: Spillet om Danmark og Norge.

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Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway Host the 2014 Vismennenes Dag: En Samling for Unge Ledere.

haakonmettemaritOn January 9, 2014, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway hosted the 2014 Vismennenes Dag: En Samling for Unge Ledere (Day of the Wise Men: A Seminar for Young Leaders) at Skaugum according to the Norwegian royal court.

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TRHs Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway Attend the 2014 Næringslivets Hovedorganisasjon Conference. (VIDEOS)

MMHOn Wednesday, January 8, 2014, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway arrived at the Operahuset in Oslo to attend the 2014 Næringslivets Hovedorganisasjon (NHO) annual conference.

According to the official website for the NHO the organization is:

“…the leading voice of business and industry in Norway. Having expert knowledge and an extensive business network, the NHO plays an important and constructive role in the Norwegian society.

Our main objective is to create and sustain conditions that secure the competitiveness and profitability of business and industry, and thereby maintain the basis for a good standard of living, sound economic growth and sustainable development.”

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His Majesty King Harald V of Norway Delivers His 2013 New Year’s Speech. (VIDEO)

On Tuesday, December 31, 2013, His Majesty King Harald V of Norway delivered his 2013 Nyttårstale (New Year’s) speech from the royal palace in Oslo.

 

Året Med Kongefamilien 2013 (VIDEO)

NorwayPlease click here to watch this year’s edition of Året Med Kongefamilien (a year with the Norwegian royal family).   :)

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Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway Visits the Training Center, Jobben. (VIDEO)

Queen SonjaOn Friday, December 20, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway visited the “…Salvation Army’s work training centre, Jobben, in Oslo…” according to the Norwegian royal court.

Established in 2005 Jobben provides job training for former drug addicts.

During today’s visit Her Majesty met with staff, volunteers, individuals participating in the Jobben program, toured a candle making as well as carpentry workshop and much more.

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His Majesty King Harald V of Norway Attends the 2013 Gardens Kirkeparade.

King HaraldsOn December 17, 2013, His Majesty King Harald V of Norway accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended the 2013 Gardens Kirkeparade (The King’s Guard’s Church Parade) held at the Oslo Domkirke in Oslo.

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News Regarding His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. (VIDEO)

cphaaOn the morning of December 12, 2013, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway arrived at the Ørland Hovedflystasjon (Main Air Base) to meet with the soldiers and generals of the Luftforsvaret (Royal Norwegian Air Force).

Thereafter the crown prince visited the Luftkrigsskolen (Royal Norwegian Air Force Academy) in Trondheim.

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HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway Participates in a Conference. (VIDEO)

On December 11, 2013, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway arrived at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel in Oslo to participate in the 2013 Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) Conference.

According to the official website for the NORAD conference this year’s theme is “…the results of aid for health and education. The conference will show what results have been achieved and what still remains.”