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Old 08-11-2009, 06:22 AM
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Old 08-11-2009, 06:31 AM
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2 Royal Swedish weddings. WOW, how fantastic. Talk about 2 of the most beautiful brides.

Old 08-11-2009, 06:35 AM
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Can anybody tell me what time is it in Sweden wright now? I would love to see engagment live
Old 08-11-2009, 06:40 AM
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The time in Stockholm is 12.40pm
Old 08-11-2009, 06:47 AM
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Thanks a lot
Old 08-11-2009, 06:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Kunglig yra View Post
At 16.00 pm you can watch the press conference live with Madeleine and Jonas:
Madeleine och Jonas möter pressen - Rapport | SVT Play
Thanks very much for this information!
Old 08-11-2009, 06:49 AM
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What a nice surprise. Congrats to the happy couple, they are adorable
Old 08-11-2009, 06:59 AM
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And wishes for a long, healthy and happy life together!!
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Crongrats to the coupel
Old 08-11-2009, 07:06 AM
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Congratulations to the happy couple. I really couldn't believe it when i saw the story of SDT but right now I'm really happy about this. Of course it is strange that there are two royal engagements in Sweden in 2009 after such a long time of specutation but as far as I know Madeleine and Jonas only did not become engaged because Victoria should be the first to be engaged.
I really look forward to the press conference this afternoon. Do you think we will see an official announcement of the King as we did in febraury??

Okay as we say back here in good old Germany:

Old 08-11-2009, 07:13 AM
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Thanks for the link! I'm going to follow it at 4 pm!!! can't wait!!!
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Old 08-11-2009, 07:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Ccile View Post
Thanks for the link! I'm going to follow it at 4 pm!!! can't wait!!!
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Old 08-11-2009, 07:17 AM
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Congratulations to the couple, I'm very happy for them!!!
Old 08-11-2009, 07:18 AM
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Prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt was told of the wedding plans last week. Reinfeldt tells that the government will not contribute money to Madeleine´s wedding: the king pays the wedding.
How much extra state money will go to the Crown Princess Victoria´s wedding to Daniel Westling next summer is still a matter for negotiation. The prime minister says that it is clear to swedish people that Victoria´s wedding will be a very big wedding with lots of international dignitaries as guests. Then it is reasonable that the government participates in the arrangements. But even in that case, the king will cover quite a large part of the costs, says Reinfeldt.
Reinfeldt: Kungen står för kostnaden för prinsessan Madeleines bröllop | Aftonbladet
Old 08-11-2009, 07:19 AM
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I don't know where to put this as this thread is about their wonderful engagement news .......but....... what kind of work does Jonas do?
Old 08-11-2009, 07:25 AM
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Congratulations to the couple!!!!!
Old 08-11-2009, 07:29 AM
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Congratulations to Madeleine and Jonas (: It was wonderful to read that they've got engaged (;
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Old 08-11-2009, 07:33 AM
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Here is some facts about Jonas

Originally Posted by starnightsky View Post
I don't know where to put this as this thread is about their wonderful engagement news .......but....... what kind of work does Jonas do?
Jonas Bergström, LL.M., was born on 23 January 1979 in Danderyd outside Stockholm. He grew up with his parents Claes and Elisabeth Bergström and his two elder brothers Peder and Ted.
Since the year of 2006 Jonas Bergström works as an associate lawyer at a law firm in Stockholm. Prior thereto Jonas Bergström has worked at a law firm in New York and at an equity firm in Stockholm.
After having completed secondary school Jonas Bergström graduated from Stockholm University with a Degree of Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Since early years Jonas Berström has been active in different sport activities including football at top level. Hunting and arts are among his other interests.
Jonas Bergströms father Claes Bergström runs his own company within the property development business. His mother Elisabeth Bergström has previously worked with administrative work at Danderyds kommunala vuxenutbildning (municipal adult education).
Old 08-11-2009, 07:35 AM
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That's great news. Congratulations Madeleine and Jonas.

@starnightsky: Jonas is a lawyer in Stockholm (he graduated university in 2006 I think)

Btw, it's really sad that Carl Philip and Emma broke up in march. It would have been nice to speculate about a third royal engagement in another 6 month. ;-)
Old 08-11-2009, 07:48 AM
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Originally Posted by lucien View Post
Not nescesarely no,he won't be a Prince,same situation as Princess Christina and Tord Magnussen.We'll see if that changes,think not.
He will probably be Duke of whatever title she holds, w/o being prince. Daniel will eventually end up being prince consort, as of now probably also Duke of so and so.

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