'Tis the season for royal parliament business, and Norway took their turn last week. The King opened parliament with the Queen and the Crown Prince in attendance. This is the standard group for this event, by the way; this is one that Mette-Marit does not attend.
Kjell Arne Totland). I'm not particularly fond of that close-fitting hat style, but Sonja sure seems to like it.
As for the gentlemen, they both wore the collar of the Royal Norwegian Order of St.
Olav together with the blue riband of the Royal Norwegian Order of
If you'd like to see this event on video, click here.
Photos: Sverre Chr. Jarild/Stortinget and Terje Heiestad/Stortinget, Bilder fra Stortinget via Flickr/Creative Commons