On Friday, December 10, the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony took place in Oslo. Like every year, famous people are present at this event. Among them, Princess Mette-Marit of Norway had been announced. Unfortunately, she had to cancel her participation at the last minute. However, her husband, Crown Prince Haakon and her in-laws, Queen Sonja and King Harald V were present at the ceremony. The latter took place at Oslo City Hall at 1 p.m.
For the year 2021, the Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to 2 journalists. They are the Filipina Maria Ressa and the Russian Dmitri Mouratov, for “their fight for freedom of expression”. “The two laureates are the representatives of all the journalists who defend this ideal in a world where democracy and press freedom face increasingly unfavorable conditions,” said Berit Reiss-Andersen, chairman of the committee. Norwegian Nobel.
Princess Mette-Marit of Norway had to get tested
In addition to the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, the princess was also scheduled to participate in the “Redd Barnas Fredsprisfest” event, according to Se og Hør. This is the Redd Barna Peace Prize party planned for the late morning. It is customary for Nobel laureates to meet children.
The point is that Princess Mette-Marit had to cancel her participation for health reasons. “The Crown Princess has cold symptoms and will therefore take a PCR test for Covid-19,” said Sven Gjeruldsen, deputy director of communication at the Palace.
King Harald V, Queen Sonja and Prince Haakon of Norway © Dana Press