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Royal Daily Video News For May 17, 2022

Here’s your royal daily video news wrap-up for Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

The Norwegian Royal Family Celebrate National Day 2022!

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway, and His Highness Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway celebrated National Day in Oslo and Asker.

The day began in Asker where Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit along with their two children Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra and His Highness Prince Sverre Magnus welcomed the Children’s Parade outside their home, Skaugum. 

Thereafter, the Crown Princely family arrived at the Royal Palace in Oslo where they joined Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway on the balcony to watch another parade as well as to wave to the thousands of Norwegians who came to the palace to see their royal family and watch another parade.

Happy National Day, Norway!

Photos courtesy of the Norwegian royal court

(VIDEO) HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway Sends a Video Message During the Opening of the Kristiansand Internasjonale Barnefilmfestival.

On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, as Patron, sent a video message during the opening of the Kristiansand Internasjonale Barnefilmfestival (Kristiansand International Children’s Film Festival).

According to the Norwegian royal court, the film festival is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary and it is Norway’s largest cultural events for children and young people:

“The program during this year’s festival includes 80 films from 23 different production countries. Both feature films, short films and documentaries are shown. In addition to film screenings, script competitions, seminars and workshops for the film industry are also arranged. The festival’s target group is mainly children aged 6-13, but it is also an important meeting place for everyone who works with the development, production and dissemination of films for children and young people in Norway.”

(DOCUMENTARY) The 1968 Royal Wedding Between HRH Crown Prince Harald of Norway and Miss Sonja Haraldsen.

Well, it’s Sunday, and you know what that means… Royal Documentary Day!

Here is the Norwegian royal wedding between His Royal Highness Crown Prince Harald of Norway and Miss Sonja Haraldsen. The lovely couple was married on August 29, 1968, at the Oslo Domkirke in Oslo, Norway.

Enjoy!

HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway Attends a Conference Organized by the Norsk Bibliotekforening.

Photo courtesy of the Norwegian Royal Court

On Thursday, March 24, 2022, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway arrived at The Clarion Hotel: The Hub in Oslo to attend a conference organized by the Norsk Bibliotekforening.

The conference, held under the theme Les for Livet (Read for Life), consisted of a series of lectures, debates, and seminars on the library’s role in society, diversity, sustainability, digitalization, and knowledge dissemination.

According to the Norwegian royal court, during yesterday’s event, the four conference panelists discussed “…why we read less and how to encourage and motivate children and young people,in particular, to read more.”

Please click here to view photos.

TMs King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway Will Not Attend the Service of Thanksgiving in London, England.

Photo courtesy of the Norwegian Royal Court/Jørgen Gomnæs 

On Friday, March 25, 2022, the Norwegian court announced that Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway will not attend the Service of Thanksgiving held in remembrance for the late His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. The memorial will take place at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday, March 29.

The reason for the unfortunate cancellation is due to His Majesty King Harald V’s recovery from COVID-19 and that he is “…still on sick leave after being diagnosed with the Corona [virus] earlier this week.”

At this time it is unknown if Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway will represent Their Majesties for the upcoming the Service of Thanksgiving.

Wishing His Majesty a speedy recovery.