Wednesday, 26 April 2017

King & Queen of Norway's 80th Birthday Celebrations (May 9th-10th, 2017)


King Harald & Queen Sonja of Norway will both celebrate their 80th Birthday this year. Harald turned 80 on 21 February, and Queen Sonja will turn 80 on July 4th. 

To mark their 80th birthdays, there will be two days of official celebrations in Norway attended by a number of Foreign Royals. 

Tuesday, May 9
  • Appearance on Balcony
Wednesday, May 10th 
  • Lunch on Royal Yacht Norge
  • Banquet at Opera House

Royals Confirmed: Palace says 30-40 Royal Guest Expected.  The Palace will likely release a full guest list on the 8th or 9th. 
  • Norway 
    • King Harald & Queen Sonja
    • Crown Prince Haakon & Crown Princess Mette-Marit
      • Princess Ingrid Alexandra
      • Prince Sverre Magnus
    • Princess Märtha Louise 
      • 3 Daughters 
    • Princess Astrid
  • Belgium 
    • King Philippe & Queen Mathilde
  • Denmark 
    • Queen Margrethe 
    • Crown Prince Frederik & Crown Princess Mary
    • Prince Joachim & Princess Marie (just 10th)
  • Liechtenstein 
    • None
  • Luxembourg 
    • Grand Duke Henri  & Grand Duchess Maria Teresa 
      • Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume & Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie 
  • Monaco 
    • Prince Albert
  • Netherlands 
    • Princess Beatrix
      • King Willem-Alexander & Queen Maxima
      • Prince Constantijn  (just 9th)
      • Princess Mabel 
  • Spain 
    • King Juan Carlos & Queen Sofia (just 10th)
  • Sweden 
    • King Carl Gustaf & Queen Silvia 
      • Crown Princess Victoria & Prince Daniel
      • Prince Carl Philip & Princess Sofia
    • Madeleine Kogevinas (extended family) & Professor Bernhard Mach 
    • Desirée Kogevinas (extended family) & Carlos Eugster
  • UK 
    • Countess Sophie of Wessex
    • Lady Elizabeth Shakerley (Queen's Cousin)
  • Greece
    • Queen Anne Marie
      • Crown Prince Pavlos & Crown Princess Marie-Chantal
      • Prins Nikolaos & Prinsesse Tatiana
Also Check Out:
Norway Royals - Main Page
King Harald's Silver Jubilee Celebration

1 comment:

  1. The 25th anniversary of His Majesty's accesion was only attended by fellow Nordic heads of state, which is tradition (for all the Nordic monarchies). More private milestones, like this, is traditionally attended by their greater European Royal Family.

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