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Old 06-08-2014, 06:20 AM
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Sofia is as the first in "personal friends". Emma Pernald isn't at the list. Princess Birgitta isn't at the list. Only Gustaf and Vicky Magnuson from the Magnuson sons.
Those were my thoughts as well. I'm surprised that Birgitta is not comming. I remember her mentioning recently that she was going to be there for Leonore's christening. The whole list is rather underwhelming, especially with so many extended family members missing.
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Old 06-08-2014, 06:33 AM
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I am not sure it's fair to accuse Chris and Madde of making their child's christening a media circus. Those two seem very determined to maintain their privacy.

The fact is that they are a rather glamorous semi-Royal couple who are baptizing their child and celebrating their first wedding anniversary on the same date. It's hardly their fault that there is a lot of Press interest in them. They don't court the attention.
Why do you say "semi-royal couple" ? Isn't Madeleine a daughter of the king, a princess of Sweden (hence HRH), and 4th in line to the throne ?
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Old 06-08-2014, 06:37 AM
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I was about to say the same! -_-
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Old 06-08-2014, 06:46 AM
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Countess Marianne Bernadotte af Wisborg
http://media.shootitlive.com/9VbJUyr...expressen/1545
http://media.shootitlive.com/4hy0VkT...expressen/1545

Prince Andreas of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Madeleine's godfather.
http://media.shootitlive.com/NHqwNo4...expressen/1545

Sofia at the Chapel. Obviously poor Prince Andreas of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha has to sit beside her at the Chapel.
http://media.shootitlive.com/0ryNd1Z...expressen/1545
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Old 06-08-2014, 06:52 AM
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Why would anyone be "poor" to sit next to such a lovely lady ? She looks very nice BTW.
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Old 06-08-2014, 06:56 AM
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Why would anyone be "poor" to sit next to such a lovely lady ? She looks very nice BTW.
Well, we have a different opinion of a "lovely lady". The way she is posing and flirting with the press, isn't my perception of a lovely lady. She has been Carl Philip's girlfriend for four and a half years and she still can't act disreetly. She isn't a member of the royal family and she shouldn't wave all over like she is one.
http://media.shootitlive.com/65v3SNN...expressen/1545

One of the soldiers fainted.
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:01 AM
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A video of Expressen's Johan T Lindwall presenting the Chapel

Though I don't understand a word the gentleman said it was nice to see inside the Drottningholm Palace church.
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:13 AM
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The prayer which Chris read was very similar which Victoria read at Estelle's christening.
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:14 AM
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:15 AM
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Madeleine looks wonderful

They looks happy
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:21 AM
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They all went for lacey dresses, Silvia in light blue, the princesses in pink. In fact, Victoria & Madde's dresses look very similar. We need some close-ups to spot any differences.

Sofia posed, smiled and waved as if she went to a beach party. She needs to be more serious and learn the etiquette, if she wishes to stick around.
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Estelle
http://media.shootitlive.com/1u3rV0S...expressen/1545
http://media.shootitlive.com/4MQegkZ...tonbladet/2473
Estelle had a book "Professor Gullström"
http://media.shootitlive.com/HZhE4Ma...expressen/1545
Victoria
http://media.shootitlive.com/4LTwo5H...expressen/1545
Madeleine, Chris and Leonore
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Elin Rombo is singing like at Estelle's christening.
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:25 AM
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Estelle is a very happy child, so nice to see that!
Victoria's headpiece looks awful.
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:38 AM
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I like how Victoria looks, headpiece included. I like her mor than Madeleine today.

Leonore is a doll
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:42 AM
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I like how Victoria looks, headpiece included. I like her mor than Madeleine today.
Victoria looks classic, very beautiful. She had great earrings. Madeleine looks very motherly and happy, but her dress is too short for a church ceremony, like Sofia's and Alice Bamford's. I'm oldfashioned in that sense.
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It was good thinking giving Estelle a book to look at just in case. Madeleine looks very happy and I thought Silvias dress complemented her very much. It was nice that Leonor was awake for a couple of moments at the christening.
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I find it a very elegant ceremony so far. The pink roses decoration is lovely for a girl's christening!
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:51 AM
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Estelle: It's over! We will get out!
http://media.shootitlive.com/3B6qUwf...expressen/1545
Sofia: Hey, there is a camera
http://media.shootitlive.com/0WRc70W...expressen/1545

According to SVT's expert, Victoria's dress is from Dolce & Gabbana and hat from Philip Treacy.

Eva O'Neill with two stylish gentleman, Daniel and Carl Philip.
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Lovely family ! And Estelle becomes cuter and cuter
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