Lonely Planet Writer

Norwegian Royal Family prepare for Silver Jubilee

Scandinavian royalty will travel to Oslo this weekend to mark the 25th anniversary of King Harald V’s reign on Sunday 17 January.

The King (centre) and Queen of Norway with Governor Dayton.
The King (centre) and Queen of Norway with Governor Dayton. Image by Office of Governor Mark Dayton & Lt. Governor Tina Smith / CC BY 2.0

As well as the formal celebrations attended by royals and dignitaries, a number of public events will be held to mark the Silver Jubilee, including outdoor musical entertainment, a royal procession, and winter sports activities for children in the Royal Palace grounds. The Norwegian Royal Family are well respected in the country, with around 70% of citizens saying they support the monarchy.

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