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The Royal Family of Norway got cabins as anniversary gift

H.K.H. Crown Prince receives the gift on behalf of the Royal FamilyOslo.H.K.H. Crown Prince receives the gift on behalf of the Royal Family. Photo: Gorm Kallestad / NTB scanpix


Queen Sonja who is in found of hiking wishes for this summer not to go further than Palace Park for having a cabin tour. The Norwegian Trekking Association has set up two cabins there on the occasion of the royal couple’s 25th anniversary.

Crown Prince Haakon received the two DNT cabins on behalf of the Royal Family on Tuesday morning. However, the cabins are not open to the public until Monday 13 June.

To highlight the outdoor life as a core part of Norwegian identity and demonstration of the Norwegian cultural life, palace wanted both a traditional and a modern DNT cabin in the park.
The solution has been concluded as the service cabin Hovinkoia from Ringerike which was built in 1937 and owned by the Norwegian Trekking Association. The second cabin, Skåpet, is one of the resident cabins in the new cottage project, Nye Skåpet, directed by the Stavanger Tourist Association.

On Monday the cabins are available to the public during the opening of the anniversary ceremony in Palace Park.

Gjennom sommeren vil det bli både aktiviteter og utstillinger i parken i forbindelse med kong Harald og dronning Sonjas 25 år på tronen.

Throughout the summer there will be both activities and exhibitions in the park in conjunction with King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 25 years on the throne.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today


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