Victoria & Daniel: Wedding 2010

They had waited so long – but today, it became official. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden received permission from the State Council and the King, and will be marrying Mr. Daniel Westling in the early summer of 2010. Daniel will receive the title Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland, thus taking the male version of his… Continue reading Victoria & Daniel: Wedding 2010

The Danish Home Guard

With Crown Princess Mary in training for the Danish Home Guard: Army, Billed Bladet has pulled out pictures from the time her mother-in-law, Queen Margrethe II, went through the training for the Airforce branch of the Home Guard.   The Home Guard stands strong among the Danish female royals: the Queen’s sister, Princess Benedikte is… Continue reading The Danish Home Guard

Sonja, the substitute

It is really her daughter-in-law who is the high protector of the Hamsun year, but Queen Sonja was replacing her for the opening today in Oslo.

Learning the languages of the country?

While in Finnmark, Haakon and Mette-Marit received the question of whether or not Princess Ingrid Alexandra would be receiving training in the Sámi language. The Crown Princely couple replied that it was doubtful as not all schools offer lessons in the language, but that if they really wanted to, they would have to look at… Continue reading Learning the languages of the country?

Marie’s Danish

In this video posted by Her & NU, from Joachim, Marie, Nikolai and Felix’ winter holiday in Switzerland, we can hear Marie speaking quite a lot of Danish. It is evident that she is still learning the language, as she sometimes looks to Joachim for explanation to certain questions the journalists are asking, or how… Continue reading Marie’s Danish

Norwegian official visit to Mexico

The Norwegian royal court has announced that Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit will be making an official visit to Mexico, from March 16 to March 19.   With their official visit to Chile last year, Mette-Marit caught the stomach bug, and Haakon had to make the trip on his own. One hopes that… Continue reading Norwegian official visit to Mexico

The Norwegian Institute of Fashion

Tonight, the Norwegian Institute of Fashion opened its doors for the first time, during the Oslo Fashion Week. Crown Princess Mette-Marit, who has made a habit of fronting Norwegian fashion and designers, attended the opening. She is the high protector of the Norwegian Design Council.    The institute has been in the works since 2006.… Continue reading The Norwegian Institute of Fashion