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Queen Sonja's day in Norway

H.M. Queen Sonja of Norway was born on july 4, 1937, and her birthday is celebrated counrty-wide by flying the Norwegian flag.

Is Queen Sonja's day a Public Holiday?

Queen Sonja's day is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Dronning Sonja på skitur i fjellet.

Foto: Fra H.M. Dronningens billedkåseri "Impressions of Norway"

Royal Family Flag Days

The flag is also flown on the birthday of her husband, H.M. King Harald.

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

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

Queen Sonja's day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016MonJul 4Queen Sonja's dayFlag day
2017TueJul 4Queen Sonja's dayFlag day
2018WedJul 4Queen Sonja's dayFlag day
2019ThuJul 4Queen Sonja's dayFlag day
2020SatJul 4Queen Sonja's dayFlag day
2021SunJul 4Queen Sonja's dayFlag day
2022MonJul 4Queen Sonja's dayFlag day
2023TueJul 4Queen Sonja's dayFlag day
2024ThuJul 4Queen Sonja's dayFlag day
2025FriJul 4Queen Sonja's dayFlag day
2026SatJul 4Queen Sonja's dayFlag day

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