Queen Sonja attended 950th anniversary of Bjørgvin in Selja

On July 8, 2018, Queen Sonja of Norway attended the 950th anniversary of the Ancient Diocese of Bergen (Bjørgvin) on the island of Selja in Nordfjord. The discovery at Selja in 996 of the supposed remains of St. Sunniva and her companions led King Olaf Trygveson to build a church there. It was till 1068 that a bishopric and a monastery were founded at Selje by King Olaf Kyrre.
Queen Sonja of Norway attended the 950th anniversary of the Ancient Diocese of Bergen on the island of Selja
Queen Sonja of Norway attended the 950th anniversary of the Ancient Diocese of Bergen on the island of Selja
Queen Sonja of Norway attended the 950th anniversary of the Ancient Diocese of Bergen on the island of Selja
Queen Sonja of Norway attended the 950th anniversary of the Ancient Diocese of Bergen on the island of Selja
Queen Sonja of Norway attended the 950th anniversary of the Ancient Diocese of Bergen on the island of Selja
Queen Sonja of Norway attended the 950th anniversary of the Ancient Diocese of Bergen on the island of Selja
Queen Sonja of Norway attended the 950th anniversary of the Ancient Diocese of Bergen on the island of Selja
Queen Sonja of Norway attended the 950th anniversary of the Ancient Diocese of Bergen on the island of Selja

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  1. Yumiko Kokuryu7/9/18, 12:24 AM

    Red jacket and Norwegian traditional costume suit Queen Sonja of Norway very much.

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  2. A perfect event , Q Sonja wore the Norwegian National Costume for the 950st Anniversary. No matter what she wears she always looks good.Plus for a Lady of 81,she looks fantastic.

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    1. I agree. The Queen is fabulous, and she is always well dressed.

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  3. Beautiful... :)

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  4. She Lions amazing. Such a wonderful woman!

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  5. She is such an elegant and charming lady, and still going strong at her age. Very nice.

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  6. These pics are so Norwegian! Love her here.

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  7. She's fantastic! Always prepared to have a go and lovely in national costume.

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  8. Such lovely traditional Norwegian costumes on this event. Very beautiful pictures.

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