This year Crown Prince Haakon is the royal patron of the Norwegian charity telethon, where the money will go to the organization Care. All over Norway volunteers are walking from door to door, asking for contributions for the organizations, or volunteers have taken upon themselves to collect money in other ways, such as bake sales.… Continue reading Yearly Norwegian Charity telethon
Today the Danish court released the news that Prince Henrik, the Prince Consort, will be stepping down from his role as chancellor of the Danish royal orders. The Queen has appointed Prince Joachim as his successor in this role.
When Haakon and Mette-Marit married in 2001, they set up a foundation, and asked for gifts to be given to the foundation. The Norwegian government contributed to the foundation as a wedding present, with one Norwegian kr. per inhabitant in Norway. In total, the foundation received close to six mil. Norwegian kr in connection with… Continue reading The Humanitarian Foundation 2009
When Haakon and Mette-Marit were holidaying up at Svalbard, they also met with some young adults on the WWF arranged expedition “Voyage for the future.”