The annual tribute to the Transatlantic Cooperation in NATO will this year feature Norway as the Most Honored Nation. A sampling of the planned events for the celebration include a technology seminar, performing artists, tattoo performances featuring His Majesty the King’s Guard and many exhibits throughout Norfolk.
Here are some of the Highlights of this year's program:
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20
Conference: Transforming Maritime Security:
New Approaches from NATO, Norway and the U.S.
8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. / Norfolk Waterside Marriott
THURSDAY, APRIL 21
World Affairs Council Distinguished Speaker Dinner
6:15 p.m. - Registration / 7 p.m. - Dinner / 8 p.m. - Program / Norfolk Waterside Marriott
FRIDAY, APRIL 22
Azalea Night at the Virginia International Tattoo
7:30 p.m. / Scope Arena, downtown Norfolk
SATURDAY, APRIL 23
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. / Norfolk Botanical Garden, NATO Vista
Parade of Nations
10 a.m. / Waterside Drive and Monticello Avenue in downtown Norfolk
Coronation of 52nd Queen Azalea and her Court
3 p.m. / Norfolk Botanical Garden, Renaissance Garden
Queen’s Dinner and Ball
“Norwegian Nights – The Magic of Lights and Ice”
6:30 p.m. cocktails / 8 p.m. dinner / 9 p.m. presentation of Queen Azalea and her Court
Norfolk Waterside Marriott
For more information go to: Norfolk's International Azalea Festival.
Royal Norwegian Embassy/Thomas Mala