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Old 05-22-2012, 12:27 AM
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Not long now, is there a link to watch it on the net as i am currently in Australia and would love ot watch it?
The link has been put to this thread before, here.
Det kungliga dopet - Det kungliga dopet | SVT Play
The program
11:00 to 11:45
Guests arriving at the Royal Palace and the Royal Chapel.
12:00 to 13:00
The christening ceremony in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace.
Approximately 13:15 to 14:30
The King and the Queen give a reception at the Bernadotte rooms at the Royal Palace.
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Old 05-22-2012, 02:35 AM
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Not long now, is there a link to watch it on the net as i am currently in Australia and would love ot watch it?
7pm in Australia is 11am in Sweden, if that helps
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:01 AM
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As Victoria had several monarchs as her godparents maybe Estelle will have a few monarchs along with some of the crown princely heads.
No, Victoria had no monarchs, only future monarchs, as her godparents, she was baptized in 1977, Beatrix became queen in 1980 and Harald king in 1991.
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:14 AM
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Letizia of spain is invitaded???
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:38 AM
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Letizia of spain is invitaded???
She wil not be attending the christening.
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Old 05-22-2012, 03:55 AM
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i woke up early today to watch it, im already waiting and listening music so that the time flies fast^^
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:14 AM
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Well its about 10:15 here in Hawaii so it will be a late one. See if I can stay up to watch. Svt has a coutdown going on right now so I still have about a half hour to go.
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:22 AM
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It's been mentioned before on one of the first pages but I still think one more time doesn't hurt. For those who can receive german TV:

ZDF will broadcast the christning live from 10.30 until 12:00 german time. That's about 10 Minutes from now for those who're to lazy to do the math with the time zones (which I totally understand, because I never like things like this, too)
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:26 AM
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In order to shorten the time spent waiting -
Swedish SVT has put up a great video of CP Victoria's 1979 christening for all to see:

Prinsessan Victorias dop - Öppet arkiv | SVT Play
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:26 AM
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Do we know anything about the godparents?

I can´t wait anymore! I want to see Estelle and Victoria now!!
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:33 AM
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Do we know anything about the godparents?

I can´t wait anymore! I want to see Estelle and Victoria now!!

From Dutch Royal web site
The Prince of Orange is one of the godfathers
Prins van Oranje en Prinses Máxima aanwezig bij doop Zweedse Prinses Estelle - Het Koninklijk Huis
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All spanish royals (the king, the queen, Felipe and Letizia) have work engagements in Spain today.
And even if they wouldn't have work engagements in Spain they wouldn't attend. They never have, even when chosen as godparent.
I guess it has either to do with religion and Spain being very conservative or with their "Just work, no fun" PR strategy (which of course has been ridiculed lately).
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Any idea whether international viewers will be able to watch the christening form the SVT site?
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:37 AM
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Any idea whether international viewers will be able to watch the christening form the SVT site?

Live coverage began
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:46 AM
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Any idea whether international viewers will be able to watch the christening form the SVT site?
I'm watching it now in the US
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:48 AM
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No problem from Germany either
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:50 AM
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And even if they wouldn't have work engagements in Spain they wouldn't attend. They never have, even when chosen as godparent.
I guess it has either to do with religion and Spain being very conservative or with their "Just work, no fun" PR strategy (which of course has been ridiculed lately).
In addition, they do not invite other royals to their own christenings and chose godparents among the family, eg Leonor as future Queen has her own grandparents (Kings of Spain) as godparents.
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Old 05-22-2012, 04:55 AM
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i think she will get the Royal Order of the Seraphim - i am not sure but i think it were said on SVT
victoria, carl philip and madeleine got it when they turned 18
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Princess Máxima arriving: http://media.shootitlive.com/express...wCD58_1200.jpg
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Old 05-22-2012, 05:07 AM
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From Dutch Royal web site
The Prince of Orange is one of the godfathers
Prins van Oranje en Prinses Máxima aanwezig bij doop Zweedse Prinses Estelle - Het Koninklijk Huis
Thank you!
I read that Queen Beatrix is also Victoria´s godmother, so it must be a kind of tradition, lovely.
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