Tagged: His Majesty King Harald V

Norway forgives the Congo's debt

Friday, the government cleared a debt of NOK 143 million (over USD 25 million) that the Congo had to Norway. This will, however, not affect Joshua French and Tjostolv Moland. The two Norwegians have...

Håkonshallet celebrates 750 years

His Majesty King Harald was present when Haakon’s Hall was celebrated with a gala dinner Thursday evening. Haakon’s Hall is part of Bergenhus Fortress, and was built by King Håkon as a royal residence...

Anders Jahres Culture Prize 2011

His Majesty the King was present when the Anders Jahres Culture Prize for 2011 was presented in the University auditorium this evening. Sculptors Kristian Blystad and Bård Breivik received the prize, awarded for outstanding...

Russian-French mathematician receives the Abel Prize 2009

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi) has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2009 to the Russian-French mathematician Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov (65) for “his revolutionary contributions to geometry”. The Abel Prize...