The Crown Princely Couple’s Foundation have created a commercial for their work. Haakon and Mette-Marit share a bit about what projects the foundation works with. The first video is a teaser for the longer film. It’s a beautiful film, and it is good to hear how they’ve considered the options for where they want their… Continue reading Commercial film for Haakon and Mette-Marit’s foundation
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
Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit have started a competition for 14-16 year olds in Norway for their Humanitarian Foundation. The purpose of the competition is to get the younger and the older generations talking to each other; for a teenager to talk to the grandparent generation and to ask about a happening in… Continue reading Haakon and Mette-Marit goes back to the future
Today, Queen Sonja and Crown Princess Mette-Marit hosted a tea party at the Palace in Oslo. The guests were 15 immigrant women, from various organizations, and the occasion was the International Women’s Day, which was yesterday. It is the first time the Palace is hosting such a gathering.