KING HARALD AND QUEEN SONJA OF NORWAY SCHEDULED TO VISIT IOWA, MINNESOTA AND NEW YORK

King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway are scheduled to visit Iowa, Minnesota and New York from October 13 to 22, 2011.   For the first leg of their extended tour of the United States, the King and Queen will be visiting the Upper Midwest, where there many Americans living of Norwegian descent.  The royal couple’s visit is generating excitement among the locals as the following articles below highlight.

http://online.wsj.com/article/APf44e37545dfd48948518ba4301875d12.html

 http://www.startribune.com/local/131392438.html

King Harald V of Norway and Queen Sonja at the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden to Daniel Westling in June 2010. The King and Queen are shortly to begin a tour of the Upper Midwest of the U.S. and New York (photo: Stephane Cardinale/People Avenue/Corbis)

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