King and Queen invite “people in general” to garden party

King and Queen invite "most people" to garden partyOSLO.King Harald and Queen Sonja .Photo: Berit Roald / NTB scanpix

King Harald and Queen Sonja will have “people in general” as guests when they hold a garden party in six Norwegian cities this summer.

In summer the royal couple will set out on an anniversary trek along the Norwegian coast on the occasion of his 25 years on the throne. In the towns that the royal visit, they will hold a garden party. The guests will be selected  in cooperation with the local county governor.
– This will not be  garden parties for the high and mighty, says Ole Wilhelm Svensen, Communications adviser in the County of Aust and Vest-Agder, told NRK.
– They want to celebrate with regular people, so they will be looking for  guests from all walks of life, functions and positions, he said.
The jubilee journey will start in Tromso on 18 June and then continue on to Bodø June 19, Trondheim 22 and June 23, Bergen on June 25, Stavanger, 27 June and Kristiansand on June 29.

 

Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today

1 Comment on "King and Queen invite “people in general” to garden party"

  1. Sandra Patricia McCormick | 6. April 2016 at 17:02 | Reply

    Just beautiful.

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