Haakon and Mette-Marit in Finnmark

As is the tradition for the Norwegian Crown Princely couples, Haakon and Mette-Marit visited Finnmark and the Sami people last week. Their visit started in Kautekeino on February 5 and ended in Karasjok on the 6.    Haakon’s grandparents King (then Crown Prince) Olav and Crown Princess Märtha visited Finnmark in 1934, his parents, Crown… Continue reading Haakon and Mette-Marit in Finnmark

Royal family vs. royal house

In the past couple of years, there have come a distinct separation in Norway. It is the line between the members of the royal house (Kongehuset) and the members of the royal family (Kongefamilien). The members of the Royal House is the Monarch and spouse, the Crown Prince/ss and spouse and the heir. The rest… Continue reading Royal family vs. royal house

Plural of Kings?

Often one can get confused linguistically in terms of royal watching in a language other than English.   In Spanish, whenever the King and Queen attend something together, they are referred to as the plural of King in the Court Calendar of Casa Real. (Los Reys).

Behn baptisms

Emma Tallulah Behn was recently christened in the Royal Chapel in Oslo. Here is a small look at the christenings of the Behn girls.

Victoria’s wedding, cost vs. profit

Di.se had an article a while ago, which I found fascinating, and wanted to discuss. They have basically taken the potential wedding between Crown Princess Victoria and her boyfriend, Daniel Westling and calculated what they estimate to be the cost of the wedding, and the profits. Let’s take a look at their calculations: