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Tampere city center – East or west?

NordenBladet – East or west? Tampere is divided by the 18-metre high rapids of Tammerkoski that run from north to south between lakes Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi. Many locals never actually change sides: if you were born on the east side,

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Princess Ingrid Alexandra to be godmother of ship, “Crown Prince Haakon”

NordenBladet – Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway will be the godmother of the brand new Norwegian research ship “Crown Prince Haakon.” This was announced on Friday by the Director of the Norwegian Polar Institute, Ole Arve Misund to the Norwegian

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Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary to take part in an official business visit to Rome

NordenBladet – The Danish Royal Court has released the programme for Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary’s official business visit to Rome, Italy from 6th November to 8th November. The tour will focus on solutions in health, climate change,

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Princess Marie of Denmark to attend International Stop Wasting Food dinner

NordenBladet – On November 13th, Princess Marie will be the guest of honour at a dinner hosted by the Stop Wasting Food Movement. The international Stop Wasting Food Dinner will be hosted by Selina Juul and the Ambassador of the

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Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attends the funeral of war hero, Joachim Rønneberg

NordenBladet – On Tuesday, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended the funeral of one of Norway’s greatest war heroes from the Second World War, Joachim Rønneberg. The funeral was held in clear, sunny weather in Aalesund in

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Crown Prince Haakon of Norway grateful for support regarding his wife’s illness

NordenBladet – Crown Prince Haakon has spoken out for the first time since it was announced that his wife, Crown Princess Mette-Marit is suffering from chronic pulmonary fibrosis. The Norwegian Crown Prince said that the couple has received a lot

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Norwegian Royal Family celebrate King Karl Johan with a series of lectures at Royal Palace

NordenBladet – This year marks 200 years since Karl Johan became King of Norway and Sweden. This has been celebrated with significant events in both nations, now separated from each other, each having its own royal house. Although, both King

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King Harald of Norway speaks openly about #MeToo and gender equality

NordenBladet – It was during the annual solemn parliament dinner, held at the Royal Palace yesterday, that King Harald of Norway spoke about both gender equality and the #MeToo movement. His Majesty spoke about the historical high gender equality in

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Swedish Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden attend Gen Pep Forum

NordenBladet – This week Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden were in Solna to attend a Gen Pep Forum at Karolinska Institutet. Organised by Generation Pep, the seminar and workshop brought together more than 800 representatives from politics,

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Would you forgo a glass of wine to protect the Arctic and our climate?

NordenBladet – It would cost passengers just the price of a glass of wine a day if cruise ships would stop burning highly polluting heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the fragile Arctic environment. That’s according to a new report (attached)from

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International Movie Stars Bare All To End EU Overfishing

NordenBladet – Copenhagen, London, Los Angeles, 4 October 2018: Hollywood legend Sean Penn leads a stunning parade of movie stars and celebrities posing – without their clothes – with iconic and threatened fish species, to send a strong message to

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Ignoring the Science: EU Commission 2019 Baltic fishing limits outstrip ambition to end overfishing

NordenBladet – Our Fish is concerned that that the EU Commission is again choosing to propose fishing limits above what science says is safe. Brussels September 3rd, 2018: Responding to the publication of the European Commission proposal for Baltic Sea

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Strengthened safeguards against foreign influence on Danish elections and democracy

NordenBladet — The Government seeks to strengthen Danish resilience against foreign attempts to influence our democracy and society. Uncovering influence campaigns, a high level of preparedness and a closer dialogue with media and political parties on how to manage the

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Messages of congratu­lations from the family

NordenBladet — Message of congratulations from The King and Queen to The Prince Couple. “We are extremely happy for Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, and are delighted to have become grandparents again. We hope the new parents enjoy a

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The world’s biggest anti-corruption conference IACC18 in Copenhagen

NordenBladet — Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tørnæs will next year on behalf of Denmark host the world’s biggest anti-corruption conference, International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC18). The conference will take place in Bella Center 22-24 October 2018. The conference will focus

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Denmark: HRH The Crown Prince Frederik’s birthday – The 50th birthday will be celebrated with various events in May

NordenBladet – On Saturday, 26 May, it will be 50 years since His Royal Highness The Crown Prince was born as the son of the then-successor to the throne, Princess Margrethe, and Prince Henrik. The 50th birthday will be celebrated

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