Originally Posted by ruthieviews
Message #58 above is about CP Victoria and P Daniel's Christmas Party at Haga. I am unable to translate it. For some reason Google Translate no longer works for translating Swedish to English on the Royal Forums. If someone could translate this or any other messages describing what/where they celebrated the Christmas Holidays, I would greatly appreciate it. I would also like to know how to get Google Translate to work again on the Royal Forums. Thank You. I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and I wish you a very happy and prosperous New Year.
I was able to paste the URL into Google Translate to get this result:
Family Westling was invited to the Christmas celebration at Haga
Here, Olle and Eva Westling for Haga Palace.
But when Daniel and Victoria for the first time celebrated Christmas in the new dream home, called the rest of the royal family by their absence.
The King and Silvia chose as usual Drottningholm on Christmas Day.
So celebrated Daniel and Victoria every day
during the midnight mass thank Daniel Ockelbo and his "flake" in an impromptu speech in the church. Olle and Eva Westling is there but the king and Silvia staying home.
The King and Silvia invites Daniel to celebrate Christmas at Drottningholm, but parents must stay in Ockelbo. However, Princess Christina in place with his family.
11.00: Madeleine, Carl Philip, the king and queen sit together during roof domes in the round castle church at Drottningholm, but Victoria and Daniel are not there. The royal family eat Christmas lunch at Drottningholm while Olle and Eva Westling go to Haga Castle and visit Daniel and Victoria.
The day before dipping was already Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel in Ockelbo and then went back to Stockholm to celebrate Christmas Eve at Drottningholm Palace.
Yesterday, on Christmas Day it was finally time for parents Westling to open the packages together with his son and svärdottern Victoria.
Tobogganing on the schedule
Early left Olle and Eva his home home in Ockelbo to go to Stockholm. On the schedule are all from the long walk to tobogganing. His first Christmas in New Castle wanted to Victoria, of course, in-laws were in place.
Victoria and Eva Westling are close to each other, and it is Daniel's mother who has supported when it has been the hardest.
Exactly at 13.00 yesterday was a large Christmas lunch inside the castle. Olle Westling is fond of Christmas and the ham is for him the most important on Christmas. While the meatballs belonging Olle's favorite.
Victoria and Daniel had arranged for their Christmas party with seafood and many desserts. Chocolate is Daniel's big load. Before this year's Christmas celebration, he has told friends that he made his own homemade version.
With the celebration at Haga Palace was also Daniel's sister, Anna with her partner Mikael Söderström. But the most important guests at Christmas celebrations was undoubtedly Daniels nieces Hedwig, 12, and Vera, 6. It is above all to Hedwig and Vera Victoria bought her presents.
"Christmas Day is sacred"
- The rest of the family was not there because the king is bound tightly to their traditions. Christmas Day at Drottningholm is sacred, "a source told Expressen.
Daniel's family is now staying in Stockholm over the Christmas holidays, and maybe get the chance to meet their relatives by marriage today. On other days opens up for Drottningholm outside guests.
Victoria and Daniel are on leave until mid-January and have planned a longer trip. First, January 17 beginning Crown Princess program again as she travels to the United Arab Emirates.
Until then, Daniel and Victoria take the opportunity to socialize and just enjoy the leave.