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05/14/2016 10:26 am ET

See Photos From The State Dinner For Nordic Leaders

David Letterman, Aziz Ansari, Janelle Monáe and Demi Lovato were all in attendance.

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama on Friday hosted the prime ministers of Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark, as well as the president of Finland, for a state dinner honoring the relationship between the United States and the Nordic countries.

Guests included comedian David Letterman, the rapper Common and Janelle Monáe. Demi Lovato also performed for guests.

See photos of the event below:

  • President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wait for guests to arrive.
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    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wait for guests to arrive.
  • Comedian David Letterman, still sporting his retirement beard, and his wife, Regina Lasko, arrive at the state dinner.
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    Comedian David Letterman, still sporting his retirement beard, and his wife, Regina Lasko, arrive at the state dinner.
  • Demi Lovato performed for guests.
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    Demi Lovato performed for guests.
  • The president and first lady had some fun as they waited for their guests to arrive.
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    The president and first lady had some fun as they waited for their guests to arrive.
  • President Barack Obama speaks during the dinner.
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    President Barack Obama speaks during the dinner.
  • Al Roker of NBC's "Today" show and his wife, Deborah Roberts.
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    Al Roker of NBC's "Today" show and his wife, Deborah Roberts.
  • Singer Janelle Monáe attended.
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    Singer Janelle Monáe attended.
  • Actor Aziz Ansari arrives with his mother, Fatima.
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    Actor Aziz Ansari arrives with his mother, Fatima.
  • Michelle Obama wore a dress designed by Naeem Khan.
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    Michelle Obama wore a dress designed by Naeem Khan.
  • Rapper Common arriving at the state dinner.
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    Rapper Common arriving at the state dinner.
  • Miranda Kerr and her Snapchat CEO boyfriend, Evan Spiegel, arrive at the state dinner.
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    Miranda Kerr and her Snapchat CEO boyfriend, Evan Spiegel, arrive at the state dinner.
  • Icelandic Prime Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson speaks during the dinner.
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    Icelandic Prime Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson speaks during the dinner.
  • L to R: Sindre Finnes, Michelle Obama, Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg and President Barack Obama pose for a group phot
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    L to R: Sindre Finnes, Michelle Obama, Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg and President Barack Obama pose for a group photo during arrivals for the Nordic state dinner.
  • United Nations ambassador Samantha Power and her husband, Cass Sunstein, arrive at the state dinner.
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    United Nations ambassador Samantha Power and her husband, Cass Sunstein, arrive at the state dinner.
  • L to R: Ulla Lofven, Michelle Obama, Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Lofven and President Barack Obama pose for a photo durin
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    L to R: Ulla Lofven, Michelle Obama, Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Lofven and President Barack Obama pose for a photo during arrivals for the Nordic state dinner.
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