- Title: Norway's royals get ready for Frankfurt Book Fair on "literature train"
- Date: 14th October 2019
- Summary: BERLIN, GERMANY (OCTOBER 14, 2019) (REUTERS) ***WARNING CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** VARIOUS OF "LITERATURE TRAIN" ARRIVING VARIOUS OF NORWAY'S CROWN PRINCESS METTE-MARIT AND CROWN PRINCE HAAKON TALKING TO CHILDREN VARIOUS OF CROWN PRINCESS METTE-MARIT AND CROWN PRINCE HAAKON AT NEWS CONFERENCE CROWN PRINCESS METTE-MARIT VARIOUS OF NEWS CONFERENCE CROWN PRINCESS METTE-MARIT GOING TO MICROPHONE (SOUNDBITE) (English) NORWEGIAN CROWN PRINCESS METTE-MARIT SAYING: "Norwegian literature for children and young people is often bold and daring. Our authors are not afraid to bring up difficult issues and entertain their readers at the same time. Therefore I am grateful that some of our very best writers are joining us on this train." SIGN WITH FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR LOGO READING (German): "The dream in us / Frankfurt Book Fair 2019 / Guest of Honour / Norway" (SOUNDBITE) (English) NORWEGIAN CROWN PRINCESS METTE-MARIT SAYING: "Sharing the joy of literature is important. Literature provides us with a unique starting point for dialogue and mutual understanding, and a literature train can be a great green vessel, a room of our own to meet and to talk about the books that mean something us." ARTWORK IN CHILD'S HANDS CROWN PRINCESS METTE-MARIT SHAKING OFFICIALS' HANDS ARTWORK IN CHILD'S HANDS CROWN PRINCESS METTE-MARIT SPEAKING TO CHILDREN MEDIA IN FRONT OF CHILDREN VARIOUS OF CROWN PRINCESS METTE-MARIT SPEAKING IN NORWEGIAN
- Embargoed: 28th October 2019 11:05
- Keywords: Mette-Marit literature train Frankfurt Book Fair Haakon Norway
- Location: BERLIN, GERMANY
- City: BERLIN, GERMANY
- Country: Germany
- Topics: Arts / Culture / Entertainment,Royals
- Reuters ID: LVA001B12KME1
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Norwegian Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Prince Haakon hopped on a "literature train" in Berlin on Monday as they got ready for the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Norway is the official guest of honour at the book fair this year and 100 Norwegian writers are expected, including heavyweights such as Jostein Gaarder ("Sofie's World"), crime writer Jo Nesboe and author Maja Lunde ("The History of the Bees").
The princess has regularly travelled on "literature trains" in Norway since 2014, but this is the first time she takes the concept abroad.
The couple will be travelling with 19 authors and will stop in Cologne before they arrive in Frankfurt.
(Production: Leon Malherbe, Fanny Broder, Barbara Woolsey, Elena Gyldenkerne)
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