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King Harald V's day in Norway

H.M. King Harald V of Norway was born on 21 February 1937. His birthday is celebrated counrty-wide by flying the Norwegian flag.

Is King Harald V's day a Public Holiday?

King Harald V's day is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

H.M. King Harald V of Norway.

H.M. King Harald V of Norway's birthday is marked by flying the Norwegian flag.

©Jørgen Gomnæs, Det kongelige hoff

Royal Family Flag Days

The flag is also flown on the birthday of his wife, H.R.H. Queen Sonja.

Other royal flag days are the birthdays of their son, and heir to the Norwegian throne, H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon and his wife, H.R.H. Crown Princess Mette Marit.

Next in line of succession is their daughter, H.R.H. Princess Ingrid Alexandra, and her birthday is also a flag day.

King Harald V's day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016SunFeb 21King Harald V's dayFlag day
2017TueFeb 21King Harald V's dayFlag day
2018WedFeb 21King Harald V's dayFlag day
2019ThuFeb 21King Harald V's dayFlag day
2020FriFeb 21King Harald V's dayFlag day
2021SunFeb 21King Harald V's dayFlag day
2022MonFeb 21King Harald V's dayFlag day
2023TueFeb 21King Harald V's dayFlag day
2024WedFeb 21King Harald V's dayFlag day
2025FriFeb 21King Harald V's dayFlag day
2026SatFeb 21King Harald V's dayFlag day

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