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Old 05-22-2012, 07:12 AM
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It is a shame, that MM didn't come. I know, she is now in Seattle at the Young Global Leaders meeting, but the christening of P. Estelle is/was once time in her life, and YGL meeting will be more time..
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:14 AM
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Is it now a "babywatch"?
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:14 AM
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Probably just me, but the idea of giving a 3 month old baby membership of an order of chivalry is just a tad silly.
Yeah, can't say I agree. I find it a very charming and special moment within what was a beautiful and historical ceremony in itself.
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:17 AM
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Beautiful christening. Victoria and Daniel looked so proud of their daughter.

I really liked the idea of giving her the order as she would have received it at some point anyway and at least at her christening it has been incorporated beautifully into the special occasion.
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:17 AM
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What did CP Hakon say during the cermony, my computer freezed and I don't know Norwegin
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:19 AM
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What feeling is it, that her baby cry, but she should smile to the guests... Hard work for the future queen. She is first CP, than mother... :( Sad.
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:23 AM
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WA, Haakon and Mary are all close friends of Victoria's. They don't see each other once or twice a year, more often every month or even more. The Scandinavian royals are very close and visit each other on weekends apparently. They have chosen friends.
Really? I would've thought if they're seeing one another that much, there'd be reams and reams of photographs of it. They live hundreds and hundreds of miles from each other, it's not as if Estelle can pop round to Willem Alexander's house if she fancies a heart to heart.

I'm sure Victoria and Daniel have many much closer friends that they've known all their lives who would've loved to be godparent to Estelle.

One or two royals I could understand, but so many seems odd.
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:24 AM
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Could she be any cuter with her little order? The King looked pleased as punch to give her the Seraphim. :-)
It was indeed a great moment for him and for the whole family :)

But she won't wear the order until she turns 18.
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:26 AM
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:32 AM
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What did CP Hakon say during the cermony, my computer freezed and I don't know Norwegin
He read from Paul's letter to the galatians.
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:39 AM
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Really? I would've thought if they're seeing one another that much, there'd be reams and reams of photographs of it. They live hundreds and hundreds of miles from each other, it's not as if Estelle can pop round to Willem Alexander's house if she fancies a heart to heart.

I'm sure Victoria and Daniel have many much closer friends that they've known all their lives who would've loved to be godparent to Estelle.

One or two royals I could understand, but so many seems odd.
Those royals are Victoria's friends, close friends. They have known each other all their lives. We don't get many photographs, because press on the continent seem to respect private time with friends.
Plane rides, the longest would be to the Netherlands is what maybe 2 hours long? It's not hard in modern day life to fly somewhere for the weekend. These royals have flown to Sweden for the day just for a 45 minute christening, the distance is less than 800 miles you could drive it in less than 12 hours.

This is the future Queen of Sweden 3 royal godparents is minor, Carl Gustaf has 9 godparents in total, 8 are royal.
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:42 AM
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Amazing Pictures , Little Princess Estelle Sooo Cute , she looks adorable when she sleeping in her mother's lap , Thank you for Posting MagMil
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:51 AM
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MagMil Thanks for the photos))) Estelle so sweet))
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:51 AM
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i loved the song -

"Vilar glad. I din famn" av Kristina Lugn och Benny Andersson

same song as the wedding
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Old 05-22-2012, 07:52 AM
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Little Estelle is a cute! Everybody looks so moved and pround during the Christening! The King looks absolutely taken by his first grandaughter, just lovely...:flowers:
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:02 AM
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Why aren't they showing more from the reception?! Just a small clip and then recaps on the event. I wish I could've seen the cradle better. Please tell there's a live stream somewhere that will continue...?

Whoever said that it was nice that Daniel was breaking the tradition by carrying the child, I don't think there was any break in tradition there. From what I saw, the king held all his three children on their christenings and what surprised me the most, he was the one who carried the christened baby out of the chapel every time. Either he was a very doting father or it was the tradition.

Funny to see that Estelle was a very calm baby on her christening just like mamma-Victoria and uncle Carl Philip. Auntie Madeleine though was far from calm!
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:13 AM
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Can't wait for the videos to be put on youtube so that I can watch all of it without hick ups
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:19 AM
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Is the ceremony on SVT yet? They're usually pretty good about uploading things.
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:19 AM
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Old 05-22-2012, 08:19 AM
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The galleries are emerging:

From TV2: TV 2 Gallery

From BT: Se billederne fra lille Estelles dåb | www.bt.dk

From DR1: BILLEDSERIE: Gæsterne til svensk dåb - dr.dk/Nyheder/Billedserier
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