King Willem-Alexander & Queen Máxima Conclude Their First Day In Oslo With A State Banquet — Pics

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Nov. 10 2021, Published 2:29 p.m. ET

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To top off their busy first day in Oslo, Norway, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands attended a State Banquet at the Royal Palace on Tuesday, November 9.

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The pair dressed to the nines while meeting with King Harald V, Queen Sonja, Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Princess Martha Louise of Norway.

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Scroll through the gallery below to see more photos!

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So many colors! The Norway royals looked like they were happy to host the King and Queen.

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"The first day of the state visit to Norway will be concluded with a state banquet at the Royal Palace in Oslo. King Willem-Alexander gives a speech: 'There is a great relationship between Norway and the Netherlands. We view the world in the same way. Human rights, democracy, freedom. They are words that are often used carelessly. But for you and us they are essential values. The basis for a happy life,'" a message said.

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King Harald V of Norway also delivered a speech.

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"Prior to the state banquet in the Royal Palace in Oslo, the royal party poses and they walk in procession to the Great Dining Hall," a message read via Instagram.

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Earlier that day, the couple seemed like they had a lot to fit in their schedule!

"The Royal Couple visit the Storting, the parliament of Norway. During the visit they speak with the chairman of the Storting.🇳🇴," a caption read via Instagram. "Would you like to know more about the state visit to Norway? See the #linkinbio or koninklijkhuis.nl."

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"The ice mass in the Arctic is melting due to climate change. For the Netherlands, a melting polar cap means a rising sea level, for Norway it affects the quality of life and economic development in the Arctic region," a caption read. "King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, together with the Royal Couple of Norway, speak with Norwegian and Dutch young people who live in the Arctic or are conducting research about the impact of this climate change on life in this area."

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Clearly, these two had a great time!

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