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St. Olaf to host Norwegian royal visit
September 23, 2011
|The October 14 visit will be King Harald V's third to the college, the first being in 1965 when he was crown prince and the second in 1995 with Queen Sonja.|
Visit the St. Olaf home page beginning Friday, September 30, at 5 p.m. to see if tickets are still available for the general public on a first-come, first-served, pick-up basis.
Special Notice: The Sammenkomst ceremony for the King and Queen of Norway on October 14 is SOLD OUT. All tickets have been distributed. Please see information below on live streaming of the event.
For security reasons, all ticketed attendees of the Sammenkomst must be seated in Boe Chapel by 2 p.m. on Friday, October 14. No one will be admitted after that time, even those with tickets to the event. Doors will open at 1:15 p.m. Access will be by the main campus plaza doors only.
Attendees will not be allowed to photograph or in any other way record the event in Boe Chapel.
The campus community and general public are also welcome to gather in designated areas on the campus green to greet Their Majesties upon their arrival, which is expected to occur at approximately 10:45 a.m.
Other Norwegian royal visits to St. Olaf include King Olav V in 1987, Crown Prince Haakon in 2005, Princess Martha Louise in 2006, and Princess Astrid in 2008.