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Old 05-07-2013, 06:52 AM
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King Carl Gustaf releases a book "Mina 40 år för Sverige" (My 40 years for Sweden) in September. He has chosen about 300 photos and written himself the text to the photos.
Kungen ger ut bok! Bakom Kulisserna
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Old 05-12-2013, 02:26 PM
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Has there been any news about maybe a dinner to celebrate his 40th yet? I keep hoping they'll announce a lovely dinner with foreign royals full of tiaras.
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Old 05-12-2013, 02:31 PM
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Has there been any news about maybe a dinner to celebrate his 40th yet? I keep hoping they'll announce a lovely dinner with foreign royals full of tiaras.
No, the court has not told anything regarding a possible dinner. At the beginning of the year it was said that the king doesn't want a three-day-celebration like queen Margrethe, the king wants to put focus for these county visits.
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Old 05-17-2013, 12:38 PM
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The king inaugurated today this year's Solliden exhibition "A King in Time - Carl XVI Gustaf 40 years on the Throne" at the Solliden Pavilion. As a surprise, the queen was there too, her presence wasn't at the calendar.
Kungen invigde årets Sollidenutställning - Sveriges Kungahus

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Kungens årliga utställning invigd - Nyheter SVT.se

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Old 05-21-2013, 12:06 PM
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The king and queen had Madeleine's dog Zorro with them in Solliden at the opening of the exhibition on Friday
Drottning Silvia var hundvakt Åsas kungliga Europa
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Old 08-01-2013, 08:40 AM
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In honor of the king's 40 years at the throne stamps will be published on 22nd August. At one stamp is a group photo of the king, crown princess Victoria and princess Estelle.
Nu blir prinsessan Estelle frimärke Svensk Damtidning
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Old 08-10-2013, 04:10 PM
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The king and queen continue their county visits, on Wednesday 14th August they visit the Västernorrland County.
Kungaparet besöker Västernorrland - Länsstyrelsen Västernorrland
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http://www.lansstyrelsen.se/vasterno...ogram-webb.pdf
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Old 08-14-2013, 04:48 AM
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The king and Queen have started their visit in Västernorrland.
Kungaparet besöker Västernorrlands län - Sveriges Kungahus [NS4 version]

Kungaparet har kommit till länet - Sundsvall - www.dagbladet.se

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Kungen och drottningen på besök i Ångermanland - Härnösand - allehanda.se
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Old 08-14-2013, 11:47 AM
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Besök i Västernorrland för kungaparet | Svensk Damtidning
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Old 08-14-2013, 11:50 PM
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Photos from Wednesday
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https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.n...27789812_n.jpg

On Thursday the king and queen visit the Västerbotten county.
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Kungaparet besöker Västerbottens län torsdagen den 15 augusti. - Sveriges Kungahus
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Old 08-15-2013, 04:14 AM
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Video from Wednesday
Kungaparet på visit | SVT Play

From today, the Royal Court updates about the visit during the day
Kungaparet besöker Västerbottens län - Sveriges Kungahus

Photos from today
Västerbottens-Kuriren Bildgalleri Kungaparet besöker länet

And finally the court has opened an english version of the Jubilee Year website
The King 40 - Sveriges Kungahus
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Old 08-15-2013, 10:07 AM
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This gallery has very beautiful pics of the Queen
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Old 08-15-2013, 05:59 PM
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I watched part of the kings speech today in Umeå. I say part of, because a couple of minutes into the speech it started raining. And boy did it rain. Not just a little. It was like someone turned on a water hose.

I - along with all others who didn't bring an umbrella - ran from the town hall square. I hope that at least some of the people there stayed and listened to the rest of the speech :)
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Old 08-16-2013, 12:07 AM
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Video from Thursday in Umeå
Regnigt Umeåbesök för kungen - TV4 Play

Today the king and queen visit Norrbotten County
Kungaparet besöker Norrbottens län fredagen den 16 augusti - Sveriges Kungahus
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Old 08-16-2013, 03:38 AM
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Haha! I didn't notice the cameras, but it was fun that they filmed. I would have been even more fun with a live view of the crowds running for cover, but still great :)

The king mentionend in the beginning of the speech that his parents, prince Gustav Adolf and princess Sibylla, were duke and duchess of Västerbotten. They also had a summer house in Västerbotten, which is still in the ownership of the royal family. So the king sometimes comes her during the summer for hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities.
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Old 08-16-2013, 04:58 AM
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From today's visit to Norrbotten from the court website, information and photos will be updated during the day.
Kungaparet besöker Norrbottens län - Sveriges Kungahus

60 år se'n de möttes senast - Nyheter - Kuriren - Norrbottens-Kuriren
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Old 08-16-2013, 12:10 PM
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Idag var det Norrbotten som fick besök av kungaparet | Svensk Damtidning

pictures>http://multimedia.ctk.cz/en/foto/sea...26perPage%3D12

so sweet>96- year old Mrs Hildegard Garding is seen with King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia in Alvsbyn, Sweden, August 16, 2013.
http://multimedia.ctk.cz/storage/fot...162223101.jpeg
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Old 08-17-2013, 09:53 AM
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The king and queen got a present from Norrbotten to take to princess Estelle, knitted mittens
Lovikkavantar besöksnäringens gåva till prinsessan Estelle - Nyheter P4 Norrbotten Sveriges Radio
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Old 08-20-2013, 12:25 AM
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Today the king and queen visit the Örebro county.
Kungaparet besöker Örebro län - Sveriges Kungahus
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