Yesterday Slottsparken changed its name to Jubileumsparken ( the Jubilee Park or the Anniversary Park) to mark the occasion of the royal couple’s 25 years on the throne. This means that Jubileumsparken is open for the summer.
In connection with the opening of Jubileumsparken the royal couple’s grandson planted six rowan trees while King Harald and Queen Sonja were watching. The royal couple, also opened a insect hotel, which is the gift of Oslo municipality.
Slottsparken is to be named be named Jubileumsparken throughout the summer to mark the occasion of the royal couple’s 25 years on the throne.
The areas around the castle has been the venue for important events through Norwegian history. This will be a central theme for the activities taking place and the attractions on display this summer.
At 32 places historic photos have been mounted on glass plates, in the places where the photos were originally taken up to 100 years ago. The historical pictures show the importance of the area surrounding the castle in Norwegian history.
Among the attractions are a gazebo for reading, insect hotels and cabins of the Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT). In addition, there are to be drill demonstrations, guided tours, lectures and concerts this summer.
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today