Royals Attend 2014 Bernadotte Art Awards

  June 3, 2014 at 9:36 pm by

Members of the Swedish Royal Family, as well as others from the Gotha, attended the 2014 edition of the Bernadotte Art Awards at the Grand Hôtel in Stockholm last night.

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Host Countess Marianne Bernadotte af Wisborg, the widow of King Carl XVI Gustaf’s uncle, the former Prince Sigvard, also used the gala to celebrate her upcoming 90th birthday. She arrived to the event with King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia. Other royal guests included Crown Princess Victoria, Empress Farah Pahlavi, Prince Alexander of Schaumburg-Lippe, the Duke of Anhalt and his daughter Julia, Prince Alexander of Saxony and Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed al Khalifa.

During the gala, awards in five categories were presented to Tilda Lovell, Rimma Gotskosik, Shima Niavarani, Metinée Wongtrakoon and Leonard Kocic.

The Marianne and Sigvard Bernadotte Art Foundation was established in 1982 to celebrate Count Sigvard’s 75th birthday. The Foundation awards annual grants to young artists working in theatre, music, design and art.

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