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Old 06-10-2005, 06:51 PM
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Well I think it depend on if Vicky is still cp. Aren't ther serious rumours that CP will be the last monarch of Sweden?
Those rumours can´t be taken seriously. Just DN jumped seriously on the "news" from the republican movement. The polls on this issue weren´t made under scientific conditions.
Usually I don´t give much for the news from Expressobladet. But I would say in their two online-polls with about 70% "support" for a future crown princess Victoria can be trusted more than in the other two polls in DN.
BTW I guess you have meant "CG" (Carl Gustaf)?
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Old 06-10-2005, 06:57 PM
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Correct Lena i mixed up CP and CG because of al the Cs
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Good question, say CG is the last monarch of Sweden , what will happen to the remaining royals?

But i doubt the Swedish Monarchy will end, they don't rule the land, they are just head of state in a sense, the government rules..
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Old 06-26-2005, 01:41 PM
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Question The throne

If CG is the last reiging monarch will the other Swedish Royals be allowed to continue to live in Sweden?
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If CG is the last reiging monarch will the other Swedish Royals be allowed to continue to live in Sweden?
Knowing that the Royal houses, which stopped to reign, had to go after revolts and/or in disgrace after wars (which they have more or less caused) one can´t say, how it would be handled, when a Monarch would have to abdicate out of a democratic decision. I guess they would be allowed to stay.
But one can never say, how this all will be in the future. Maybe Europe (knocking on wood and hoping that not) would be in a terrible war 100 years from now and borders and systems would be new defined after it.
Personally I don´t believe in an abolishment in the next 50 years...at least not under democratic conditions. Ppl usually don´t kick their national heritage and traditions with feet, when they enjoy peace and wealthiness. At least I can´t think of such a case in history.
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Is Victoria's birthday a holiday of sorts in Sweden?
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It´s not a holiday but it is a flag day.
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And what I´ve wondered/heard: It should be a holiday for the ppl on Öland...is this true (and possible?)
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Most workers in Sweden are already on holiday at the time of Victorias birthday, so I think making her birthday a national holiday would be unessesary
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when she is Queen then it would be made a Public Holiday, like most Kings/Queens....
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The name days and bithdays of The King and his consort Queen Silvia and the Heir, Crown Princess Victoria, are public flag days in Sweden. They will never be public holidays in the sense that people get off work, that is only for the major holidays during the year.
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Recall, NJRedDevils, that the national holiday, June 6th, was only for the first time a day off from work this year. So the chance of the birthday becoming a day off from work, is quite slim like GrandDuchess noted.
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The name days and bithdays of The King and his consort Queen Silvia and the Heir, Crown Princess Victoria, are public flag days in Sweden. They will never be public holidays in the sense that people get off work, that is only for the major holidays during the year.
What does "public flag days" mean? Sorry American here who really doesn't know what public flag days is. :o
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What does "public flag days" mean? Sorry American here who really doesn't know what public flag days is. :o
A public flag day means that all public and official buildings in Sweden fly the flag, as well as all public spaces (like buses, squares, parks etc). And of course the private individuals who have a flagstaff can fly the flag as well if they choose to do so.
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Thanks for answering! Thats interesting. We don't have anything like that here. flag day is everyday! We lower our flags if someone dies tho (a politician).
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Yes, that´s true but we also have a specific day for the flag as well. :)
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Yes, that´s true but we also have a specific day for the flag as well. :)
yea...there is a flag day. when is it again??? forgot abt that
but it is cool that Sweden has more than one day. lucky you! :)
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Yes, that´s true but we also have a specific day for the flag as well. :)
George W.´s birthday?
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George W.´s birthday?

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Just in case, anybody is interested, July 14th is also the nameday for the name "Folke" which incidentally is one of the King´s names as well. And that name comes from the most famous Folke of them all, Folke Bernadotte, his great uncle.
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