Oslo, Norway: Queen visits mosque

www.agoravox.com - 26 May 2009

Never before had a member of the Norwegian royal family visited a Norwegian mosque. but yesterday Queen Sonja visited the mosque of the Islamic Cultural Centre Norway (ICCN) in Grønland in Oslo. The Queen toured the mosque and looked at old, handwritten Korans and Islamic art. (Exhibition site, NO)

Midway through her visit the Queen officially opened "Islam Exhibition 2009". The exhibition makes an introdcution to Islamic life and teachings by among others: posters, Arab calligraphy, old Korans and design hijabs (...)