Tagged: Royal Palace

"Julefotografering" at the Royal Palace

On Monday, December 19th, the Royal Family came together for a special occasion: to take some family Christmas photos. The photos were taken in the Red Lounge, where HM Queen Sonja read a fairytale...

The "roof over roof" project

On 2 May work began on upgrading the roof over the main wing of the Royal Palace. The project is expected to take about 16 months, from May 2011 to the end of 2012....

White formally accredited U.S. Ambassador to Norway

On Thursday, Nov. 5, U.S. Ambassador Barry B. White presented his credentials to Norway’s Head of State, King Harald V, and was thereby formally accredited as U.S. Ambassador to Norway, writes the US Embassy...

King of Norway invites Obama to stay at Royal Palace

Norway’s King Harald V has invited US President Barack Obama to stay at the Royal Palace when he visits Oslo to accept the Nobel Peace Prize in December. Prize winners usually stay at Oslo’s...

Norway’s PM: An excellent team for safe governance

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg today presented a number of changes in the Government. Seven ministers have been given new fields of responsibility while six new ministers have been appointed. ”I am proud of...

Obama to visit Oslo

The White House has confirmed that President Barack Obama will personally come to Oslo to accept the Nobel Peace Prize in December, and the Norwegian capital is gearing up for the visit, reports the Norwegian...

The Royal Palace may also have been under surveillance

  The police is now investigating into the possibility that King Harald and the Royal Family may also have been under alleged illegal surveillance of the Defence Security Services, according to the newspaper VG. A Royal...

Oslo praised by German newspaper

  Berliner Morgenpost was particularly impressed with Oslo’s architecture, atmposphere and closeness to nature. The newspaper called Oslo “the best-preserved German city” because of the dominating neoclassical and jugend architectural styles. The popular Grünerløkka...

Canada’s State visit to the Kingdom of Norway

The Governor General of Canada receives a warm welcome from Their Majesties in the Kingdom of Norway Upon arrival in Oslo, April 28, on the occasion of a State visit to the Kingdom of Norway, Their...