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Old 06-07-2017, 01:46 PM
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I don't think it is boring to see only Estelle who will be the next queen of Sweden after her mother and Oscar whio is third in the list of sucession, they are more important than the other grandchildren of the king even if they have the same age.
They are the future of the monarchy and they are the children of the crown princess.
The most cruel aspect of hereditary monarchy IMHO is the fact that some children/grandchildren in the Royal Family are de jure and de facto "more important than the others". If I were a child growing up in a Royal Family and were not the firstborn, I'm not sure I would be able to cope with being treated differently than my elder sibling.
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Old 06-07-2017, 02:16 PM
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the king and the heir are the most important people in the country and in the family they cannot avoid this or we are in the republic
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Old 06-07-2017, 02:22 PM
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The official website of the Swedish Football Association tells about the visit the Swedish Men’s Football National Team players Mikael Lustig, Christoffer Nyman och Robin Olsen made to GEN-PEP’s football field at the Open Palace.
At the video is first interviewed GEN-PEP's project leader Carolina Klüft, who tells about GEN-PEP and how they work that the children in Sweden would exercise at least 60 minutes in every day. She is asked about what it means that the National Team footballers came to play football there. Carolina says: "It means very much, some of the young girls have been waiting for their visit (There were girls from Futebol dá força) and then we could see some matches with the players and prince Daniel. It is very much appreciated, we are proud of our National Team and wish them luck. That they came to warm up with us and to show that the health of the childen and young people is important, it means very much to us". The interwiever says that prince Daniel even took the jacket off. Carolina says: "The prince thinks it is great to get some exercise, he is very passionate about Generation Pep and everything what we do. A real driving force who spreads much enthusiasm around him. We got proof of that at the football field today".
The footballers are interviewed, they are asked how Daniel played. One of the players says: "He chose the right team. No, he has good feet, a good technique and was good in tactics. He was skillful". The players are asked about that GEN-PEP wants children to move at least 60 minutes a day, what they think about that? One player says: "It is a fantastic initiative. It’s clear that all children must move and exercise. I think it is a great idea. It was fun to be there and support them". And the other player says: "Like said, it was fun to be there, Klüft and prince Daniel are doing the right job, it was fun".
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Carl Philip opens the gates to Open Palace
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Victoria and Daniel at Görvälns Castle
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Daniel at the Inner courtyard, talking to people and playing football
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Old 06-07-2017, 03:27 PM
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The most cruel aspect of hereditary monarchy IMHO is the fact that some children/grandchildren in the Royal Family are de jure and de facto "more important than the others". If I were a child growing up in a Royal Family and were not the firstborn, I'm not sure I would be able to cope with being treated differently than my elder sibling.
It's just a matter of explaining it the right way to the kids. Estelle as grandchild of Carl Gustav isn't any more important than Oscar, Leonore, Nicolas, Alexander and the new baby. Estelle as second heir to the king IS more important then her brother and cousins who all are behind her in line to the throne. Private life and working life are two different shoes.

Seeing that national day is an important day for the country of which Carl Gustav is the king, it's only natural that the focus is more on Victoria than on Carl Philip and Madeleine or more on Estelle than her brother and cousins, because they are the official heirs and being there, smiling, waving and posing for the perfect picture is work for the king and his heirs, whereas everyone else just can tag along but isn't really necessary.

The kings birthday or wedding anniversary is contrary to the national day a private event. There Victoria is just one of the kings three kids and Estelle is one of five (soon six) grandchildren. The fact that the focus then is also more on here is just due to her being the oldest, who most likely attends these events. It's as simple as that.
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Barbro Hultman, a royal expert who has been a journalist and also worked at the royal court and is quite close to the royal family (and has written the book "I den kungliga kulissen), pointed just out at Expressen's live studio, that the royal court/family doesn't do anything by chance, everything is planned. That is why there aren't any other grandchildren than Estelle at the cortege. Hultman said that Estelle will be trained differently than the other grandchildren, it has already been seen many times that that she can handle these kind of situations and the court doesn't want anyone to take the attention from her, because she is the heir to the heir.
Seriously! So are they going to banish the other Grandkids from appearances so as not to take attention from Estelle? Is that why Alexander was not seen at the balcony during the King’s birthday in April?
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Old 06-07-2017, 09:03 PM
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I think another reason the focus is on Estelle is the question about the apanage. One politician in Sweden wanted no money going to Carl Philip and Madeleine:

Robert Hannah: Stoppa apanaget till Carl Philip och Madde | Kungligt | Expressen

Putting all the grandchildren on display could re-open this issue of the government providing support of royals who will never see the throne. I think a similar issue was raised about the Danish Royal Family with Margrethe's many grandchildren. If appearances are planned as stated in a previous post, this could be part of the reason. Alexander was not seen at the visit of the men's national hockey team at the Royal Palace. Estelle and Oscar were there.
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Old 06-08-2017, 03:01 AM
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Seriously! So are they going to banish the other Grandkids from appearances so as not to take attention from Estelle? Is that why Alexander was not seen at the balcony during the King’s birthday in April?
No, the king's birthday was a family celebration. It was Carl Philip's and Sofia's choice not to take Alexander out of his pram. As we saw for example at the king's birthday on 2015, Leonore was there too. But as Barbro Hultman explained, at official events the focus will on Victoria, the heir to the throne, and her children, and more of them on Estelle. The King's 70th birthday was an official celebration.
Just like KitKat2006 explained, Estelle as the grandchild of private citizen Carl Gustaf Bernadotte isn't more important than the other grandchildren, but as the grandchild of HM The King of Sweden, the things are totally different because she is the daughter of the heir, and Estelle is treated other way than the other grandchildren.

Oscar and the Westling were also at the Royal Palace before the cortege left to Skansen. Perhaps they were also at the car behind the cortege and took Estelle home to Haga, when she left the cortege.
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Old 06-08-2017, 06:01 AM
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I must admit that this doesn't sound good at all:
the court doesn't want anyone to take the attention from Estelle, because she is the heir to the heir.
Heir or no heir, she should learn to gain the attention by herself not because others were left out (in this scenario did they prevent Madeleine to attend when Carl Philip was the heir to the heir?? And now that Carl Philip is no longer the heir to the heir, is he unwanted baggage?? Or if photographers happens to take more photos of Madeleine than of Victoria, is that a problem that she takes away an attention from heir??Oh, the court's policy sounds quite silly, IMHO).
No wonder that Victoria has said that in this role one gets very lonely. As a heir she had another kind of upbringing and her role was a lot more different than that of her siblings. Had they shared some of the burden, then perhaps we had seen the siblings at the representation duties more often and we wouldn't have to wonder "why Carl Philip and Madeleine are so rarely seen". And after reading this kind of view from the court, it makes you wonder if CP and M were more rarely seen because they didn't have to create hardworking image and they could have taken the attention away from the heir?
I hope that the royal families can find good balance for all the grandchildren of the monarch. Perhaps those further down from the throne are the luckiest ones because hopefully they can be more free in finding their own way in life, and they don't have to go on the pre-set track set for them by others?
TBH I like Carl Philip and Madeleine now even better than before: they have turned out well, even though they have had to grow up on the constant shadow of their big and important sister, dragged along behind her like some secondary people, knowing they are not so necesssary like her... I was always compared to my older brother and I often found it irritating when I was told that I'm not so good like him or should stay back at times (it took some learning to accept that I'm a person of my own, so this doesn't bother me anymore).
And I promise that from now on I will be more patient with other grandchildren when they perhaps do not behave so well as Estelle because after all they do not have the same experience, upbringing and they are not so used to the spotlight like the heir to the heir.
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Old 06-08-2017, 06:18 AM
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It was nice again to look at all the photos from the National Day in Sweden, at the social media it was seen how the people are celebrating it with joy, and this year the weather was also great. As a Finn I find it always interesting to follow the Swedish National Day, because it is so different than our Independence Day. The big difference is that we celebrate our independence which we have fought hard for, and celebrate it on 6th December, when it is cold and the winter is coming. But both are great days.

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ROYAL: Prinz Carl Philip öffnet die Schlosstore zum Tag des offenen Schlosses am Nationalfeiertag
ROYAL: Carl Gustaf und Silvia besuchen Kosta und den Linneparken anlässlich des Nationalfeiertages
ROYAL: Victoria und Daniel besuchen anlässlich des Nationalfeiertages die Gemeinde Järfälla
ROYAL: König Carl Gustaf - schwer am Schaffen in der Glasfabrik
ROYAL: Silvia und Carl Gustaf - Volles Programm in Växjo
ROYAL: Prinz Carl Philip bei der Preisübergabe des Zeichenwettbewerbs "Die denkende Hand"
ROYAL: Prinz Carl Philip schaut bei der Wachablösung am Nationalfeiertag zu
ROYAL: Blümchen für die Damen - Victoria und Sofia trafen auf Skansen ein
ROYAL: Die schwedischen Royals nehmen auf Skansen an den Feierlichkeiten am Nationalfeiertag teil
ROYAL SPEZIAL: Estelle zum 5. Mal beim Nationalfeiertag dabei
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I must admit that this doesn't sound good at all:
the court doesn't want anyone to take the attention from Estelle, because she is the heir to the heir.
Heir or no heir, she should learn to gain the attention by herself not because others were left out (in this scenario did they prevent Madeleine to attend when Carl Philip was the heir to the heir?? And now that Carl Philip is no longer the heir to the heir, is he unwanted baggage?? Or if photographers happens to take more photos of Madeleine than of Victoria, is that a problem that she takes away an attention from heir??Oh, the court's policy sounds quite silly, IMHO).
No wonder that Victoria has said that in this role one gets very lonely. As a heir she had another kind of upbringing and her role was a lot more different than that of her siblings. Had they shared some of the burden, then perhaps we had seen the siblings at the representation duties more often and we wouldn't have to wonder "why Carl Philip and Madeleine are so rarely seen". And after reading this kind of view from the court, it makes you wonder if CP and M were more rarely seen because they didn't have to create hardworking image and they could have taken the attention away from the heir?
I hope that the royal families can find good balance for all the grandchildren of the monarch. Perhaps those further down from the throne are the luckiest ones because hopefully they can be more free in finding their own way in life, and they don't have to go on the pre-set track set for them by others?
TBH I like Carl Philip and Madeleine now even better than before: they have turned out well, even though they have had to grow up on the constant shadow of their big and important sister, dragged along behind her like some secondary people, knowing they are not so necesssary like her... I was always compared to my older brother and I often found it irritating when I was told that I'm not so good like him or should stay back at times (it took some learning to accept that I'm a person of my own, so this doesn't bother me anymore).
And I promise that from now on I will be more patient with other grandchildren when they perhaps do not behave so well as Estelle because after all they do not have the same experience, upbringing and they are not so used to the spotlight like the heir to the heir.

Yes rarely seen, Madeleine and CP are hidden away like unwanted baggage

Name one single royal family where the younger children have as many duties, or as much attention as the heir. Even one example. The only one who remotely comes close is Anne. People are making it out to sound like Sweden is hiding away unwanted members. Where is this outrage in British threads? People think the Yorks should vanish off face if the earth and be private. Yet Leonor, Alexander and Nicolas need to be held on the same level as Estelle.

Madeleine has chosen a private life. She dorks with childhood and lives abroad. CP and his wife get plenty of attention. Of course they aren't going to do official court events. Should Charles share some with Andrew? There is a specific role for heir, that is reality. Sweden does a better job then many countries, including other branches. Look how many we see at state dinners, Nobels and so on.

Alexander is a baby. Leonor is in preschool. Nicolas lives in London. We're not talking adults or even teenagers. We are talking very small children. Why should they be exposed to events so young? Unlike Estelle, they get to be kids. We see them at things like kings birthday.

I will be looking for you on the York boards supporting the girls. And pushing for Laurent, Martha Louise, Cristina, and so on and the need for them to be treated equally. I am sure your desire an heir should never be treated differently, is of course shared equally with all monarchies.

Do the dutch anger you btw? They force younger kids to go private citizens, heck you lose your place based on proximity. Amalia sure gets special treatment over her cousins.
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Old 06-09-2017, 05:56 AM
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Yes rarely seen, Madeleine and CP are hidden away like unwanted baggage

Name one single royal family where the younger children have as many duties, or as much attention as the heir. Even one example. The only one who remotely comes close is Anne. People are making it out to sound like Sweden is hiding away unwanted members. Where is this outrage in British threads? People think the Yorks should vanish off face if the earth and be private. Yet Leonor, Alexander and Nicolas need to be held on the same level as Estelle.

Madeleine has chosen a private life. She dorks with childhood and lives abroad. CP and his wife get plenty of attention. Of course they aren't going to do official court events. Should Charles share some with Andrew? There is a specific role for heir, that is reality. Sweden does a better job then many countries, including other branches. Look how many we see at state dinners, Nobels and so on.

Alexander is a baby. Leonor is in preschool. Nicolas lives in London. We're not talking adults or even teenagers. We are talking very small children. Why should they be exposed to events so young? Unlike Estelle, they get to be kids. We see them at things like kings birthday.

I will be looking for you on the York boards supporting the girls. And pushing for Laurent, Martha Louise, Cristina, and so on and the need for them to be treated equally. I am sure your desire an heir should never be treated differently, is of course shared equally with all monarchies.

Do the ditch ahger you btw? They force younger kids to go private citizens, heck you lose your place based on proximity. Amalia sure gets special treatment over her cousins.
That is all great but then why Carl Philip and Madeleine are so often labeled as being lazy? For not representing Sweden enough? For not being so hard-working as Victoria? I don't know why but the [Swedish] media seems to expect that Carl Philip and Madeleine should contribute equally to Victoria and when they don't, they are "cherry picking"?
I wish this kind of comparing would stop because obviously they are not comparable. Apparently Carl Philip and Madeleine do as much as is required of them...but they will be always loosing when statistics show bare numbers on how much different royals performed duties per year, so factually they have worked less, so some can shine on top while others had to stay back...
What I want to say is that royals who are further away from the throne, may have quite difficult time in adjusting. From one side they are Swedish prince and princess...the public expect them to be seen and heard...but on the other hand they are not the heirs, they have minor role and there are less duties left for them (like Countessmeout said - in order some royal could work more, others have to share).
When I hear statements on how some royals are pushed more forward, then I no longer question why we hear less of others. I think that Madeleine with her work with the World Childhood Foundation and Carl Philip are doing well, they know their place and lots of people have started to show interest in Swedish royals because of them. If the court feels that Estelle and Oscar need to be pushed forward due for being children of the crown princess, then that is their decision and I'm sure that Madeleine and Carl Philip will have enough knowledge to raise the kids as good citizen, and its good they get to be kids, even if they happen to have titles
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Old 06-09-2017, 06:23 AM
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I think there are several different things being discussed here at the same time.

As others have mentioned, I think it's important to make a difference between family events and state events. At family events like birthdays, all children and grandchildren are equal. At state events, they are not, since there is a clear line of succession.

Estelle is going to have a different role than Leonore in the future, just as Victoria and Madeleine knew from early on that they were different. When it comes to the young heirs, it's also clear that Victoria and Daniel has chosen a different path for bringing up Estelle than - as an example - the spanish royals with Leonor or the belgian royals with Elisabeth. Estelle is much more in the public spotlight than the two other royal heirs. I don't know what is right or wrong here (if there is such a thing), but they have clearly different strategies for the young children vs press and public.

Another variable is the adult siblings, in Sweden Carl Philip and Madeleine. I think it's pretty clear what the future will hold here. Madeleine seems quite happy to take several steps back from royal life and live abroad with husband and children. Carl Philip, on the other hand, has taken several steps forward. He's taken on many more royal duties these last years, especially since he married Sofia. I think it's pretty clear that in the future it's Carl Philip and Sofia who will do more or less full time work for the royal family together with Victoria and Daniel, while Madeleine is allowed to take a smaller role.

As far as I can tell, the things mentioned above are not something that the king has decided and then forced the kids/grandkids to do. It's a more or less natural evolvement, and something that all three siblings seem to be happy with. And when we're talking about the National day, it's clearly a state event. Perhaps the other younger children will take part in the celebrations when they are older, but it's the king, along with Victoria and Estelle, that are more in focus here, for obvious reasons.
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That is all great but then why Carl Philip and Madeleine are so often labeled as being lazy? For not representing Sweden enough? For not being so hard-working as Victoria? I don't know why but the [Swedish] media seems to expect that Carl Philip and Madeleine should contribute equally to Victoria and when they don't, they are "cherry picking"?
I haven't seen the swedish media wanting Carl Philip and Madeleine to work as much Victoria. Their roles are very clear and the media understands it. And I haven't seen the swedish media labelling Carl Philip as lazy, not in many years now. After the scandals with his designs he decided to concentrate more on his royal duties. The press and the royal experts criticize Madeleine because she is a HRH and in the line of succession to the swedish throne, as are her children. And she doesn't do "normal" work events in Sweden nowadays, attends only at family events, the Nobel festivities, the National Day and the Opening of the Parliament. Carl Philip works quite much with his patronages and attends events in his duchy, Madeleine could also do that.

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The Royal Boat made by His Majesty the King of Sweden and glass artist Bertil Vallien is going into the annealing oven.
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There were gorgeous flowers at the Royal Palace on the National Day.
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Old 06-10-2017, 03:23 AM
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I haven't seen the swedish media wanting Carl Philip and Madeleine to work as much Victoria. Their roles are very clear and the media understands it. And I haven't seen the swedish media labelling Carl Philip as lazy, not in many years now. After the scandals with his designs he decided to concentrate more on his royal duties. The press and the royal experts criticize Madeleine because she is a HRH and in the line of succession to the swedish throne, as are her children. And she doesn't do "normal" work events in Sweden nowadays, attends only at family events, the Nobel festivities, the National Day and the Opening of the Parliament. Carl Philip works quite much with his patronages and attends events in his duchy, Madeleine could also do that.
This was your kind comment about prince Carl Philip and his capability to work more. The same doesn't seem to apply for princess Madeleine who's behind his brother and older sister, not to mention her parents?
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That Carl Philip and Sofia could work more, the king and queen must work less. Or the government must give a lot bigger apanage to the court. It seems obvious that Victoria and Daniel will work more next year than this year when they both have some time of parental leave.
It would be great to see Madeleine more at royal events but that is not the case, especially as she has two young children to take care for. Her living in London and Chris not being interested in "normal royal work" aren't clearly helping either, so she only appears at family events and on different events now and then. I guess we will see what the future will bring for her and if they will move back to Sweden or not. But what is the issue here and especially on her? Has the press and royal experts said it? Is it about money? But its been told more than once that Madeleine and Carl Philip get the money from the King via his apanage when they carry out royal work on his behalf. So no work, no money. When she starts to work more will those experts start to accuse her of being a burden?
It can not be a problem she's not representing the monarch at more official and semi-official events? How many royals should attend one event? Isn't one or two enough for everyday functions and those events are already covered by others. ANd does being a HRH and in the line of succession to the Swedish throne automatically mean that she/he have to fulfil x number of events per year in order to be able to keep the title? Who decides how many representation duties x royal has, especially those who are not the heirs nor heir's heir? The court has made it clear that Victoria and her children are the future of the monarchy, so what "normal" work Madde should do? Visit more sick children and elderly people, and give to poor because her contribution to the Childhood isn't enough?
Sorry that I dont't quite seem to get the problem, so perhaps therefore I can not be so critical toward Madeleine and her lack of "normal royal" work. Perhaps it seems unfair that someone who does not have 9 to 5 work can live in a luxury, wear designer clothes, but then life can be most unfair and grass is always greener on the other side
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How did I miss National Day this year? Thank you to all those who shared the photos and videos of the annual event.
It's great to see the family there, and good that Madeleine and Chris could make it this year - it still would have been nice to see Leonore and Nicolas there, but I know Leonore can be quite a handful so perhaps she was particularly excitable that day and Madeleine and Chris decided to leave her at home. Carriages can also be potentially dangerous for young children, since they can fall out of them, but I guess they could have avoided the carriage ride and waited in the palace like George and Charlotte of Cambridge do at the British Trooping the Colour.
Anyway, the photos of little Estelle were adorable! She's so sweet, I can see she will make a good royal and queen in the future.
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Swedish gossip magazine Hänt i Veckan writes at their article about the National Day that Victoria had some trouble with her high heels at the grass at Görvälns Castle, but Daniel helped her to keep her balance.
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Old 06-20-2017, 12:37 AM
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From Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/p/BU_kw1elJlA/

Estelle
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DCiTKE2XkAEBufm.jpg

From the cortège
http://www.skrivamedljus.se/wp-conte...an-800x534.jpg

By photographer Lars Jonsson
https://www.instagram.com/p/BXF60MTh...-by=fotolinsen

Daniel at GEN-PEP's actitivies, by photographer Pelle T Nilsson.
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Evelina Barosen from FriTid Knivsta was with GEN-PEP doing activities for children at the Royal Palace on the National Day, and Victoria posed for a photo with Evelina
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Old 08-06-2017, 01:14 PM
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The king and queen in Kosta

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Gen-Pep's video of the Open Palace activities, also Daniel playing football
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June 6, 2018 - Sweden's National Day

So far only these events have been updated to the website of the royal court:

The king and queen open the Royal Palace (Open Palace)
The king and queen attend at the delivery of scholarship awards in the contest "The Thinking Hand".
Kalender - Sveriges Kungahus

At the website of the Royal Palaces it is told, that the king and queen open the Royal Palace/Open Palace at 10.00.
The Crown Princess couple attends the National Day celebration at Strömsholm during the day and in the evening, the entire Royal family attends the celebration at Skansen.
Öppet slott - Kungliga slotten

Program of the Open Palace
Öppet Slott Program 2018

Skansen tells at their website:
The day ends with a festive and star-studded concert at the Solliden scene in the presence of their Majesties the King and Queen with family.
Sveriges nationaldag på Skansen _ Skansen.se

SVT sends the concert at 20.00 and tells at their website:
The Swedish National Day is celebrated traditionally at Skansen, hosted by Anne Lundberg and with the royal family as honorary guests. Darin, Marianne Mörck and David Lindgren, among others, perform on the Solliden scene. Next, live National Day Talk Show with Program Manager Tara Moshizi. The broadcast ends with a Tapto by the Army Music Corps from the Royal Palace.
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