Carl XVI Gustaf’s 70th Birthday Bash: Palace Releases Programme

  February 25, 2016 at 1:09 pm by

The Royal Palace in Stockholm has released the programme of King Carl XVI Gustav’s 70th birthday celebration. The celebrations will go on for 5 days, with the main celebrations on Friday 29 April and Saturday 30 April. TRF member LadyFinn provided the following time table:

Monday, April 25
The Royal Academies organize a Baltic Sea Seminar
Location: The Royal Dramatic Theatre
Time: 19:00

Tuesday, April 26
The Military Bands give a birthday concert
Location: The Royal Chapel, the Royal Palace
Time: 18:00

Thursday, April 28
Authorities and organizations are given the opportunity to congratulate the King at a reception.
Location: Royal Palace
Time: 10:00

Friday, April 29
Authorities and organizations are given the opportunity to congratulate the King at a reception
Location: Royal Palace
Time: 10:00

The royal art academies congratulate the King
Location: Guldfoajén, The Royal Opera
Time: 15:00

The Royal Opera and Stockholm Concert Hall will give a concert on the occasion of the King’s 70-year celebration
Location: Nordic Museum
Time: 19:00

Saturday, April 30
Te Deum on the occasion of the commemoration of the King’s 70th birthday
Location: The Royal Chapel, the Royal Palace
Time: 10:00

The Armed Forces celebrate the King with music and changing of the guard
Location: Outer Courtyard, Royal Palace
Time: 10:30

Choral singing
Location: Lejonbacken terrace
Time: 12:15

After the choirs performance the royal family travels in procession to City Hall, where the city of Stockholm offers a lunch
Location: From the Royal Palace to Stockholm City Hall
Time: 13:00 cortege departs from the Royal Palace

The Parliament, the Government and the governors, congratulate the king at a reception
Location: Royal Palace
Time: 15:30

Banquet for invited guests
Location: The Hall of State, the Royal Palace
Time: 19:30

A group photo taking during the king’s 60th birthday celebrations.

Courtesy TRF Member LadyFinn, who provided and translated the information.

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