Friday, August 13, 2010

The Princess Diaries

What is Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mette-Marit up to this summer? She was recently in Vienna to attend AIDS 2010, the world’s largest health conference. While she was there, she opened a new Youth Pavilion, a networking space for young people involved in the AIDS effort. Over the past two years, the Crown Princess has paid special attention to empowering youth leadership in the fight against AIDS.

To learn more about the activities of the Crown Princess, and about Norway’s Royal Family in general, visit You also can read more about Norway’s monarchy in the December issue of Viking, where we’ll explore some of Royal Family’s official duties and favorite causes.

Photo courtesy of Jo Michael, the Royal Court

Amy Boxrud is editor of Viking magazine. She lives with her family in Northfield, Minnesota, where she’s a member of Nordmarka 1-585. Amy is a Nordic folk music enthusiast, and when she’s not working or parenting, she can often be found making music with friends.

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