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Old 10-05-2015, 01:28 PM
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Thanks for the photos and videos. It's nice to see the couple interacting with children, Sofia seems to get on well with them, though IMO it's too early to tell whether or not she is a "natural" (as some would say) with children as she hasn't had enough public appearances.
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Old 10-05-2015, 03:59 PM
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Sofia's parents Erik and Marie Hellqvist and grandmother Britt Rotman arriving to the dinner
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Some photos from governor Ylva Thörn's Facebook
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Old 10-06-2015, 05:07 AM
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Carl Philip and Sofia arrived at 10.15 to cellulose company I-Cell in Älvdalen, Sofia's home municipality.
Live broadcast:
Live - Prinsparet kommer till Dalarna
Photos will be updated here, like yesterday
Bildextra - Följ prinsparet på resan genom Dalarna

Sofia's speech. Couldn't she have written that short speech to one page, so that she wouldn't have had to lick her finger...
Prinsessan Sofia talade till Älvdalen
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Old 10-06-2015, 07:16 AM
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It looks like Sofia is doing ok on the the meet-and-greet tours (part of royal work),but when is she going to get a patronage of her own? That is, be in charge of a meeting where she is conducting the agenda? The South Africa trip doesn't count because she was honorary patron there.
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Old 10-06-2015, 07:23 AM
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I'm sure she will in time,Sofia is still learning the royal ropes so to speak and things will be done gradually easing her into royal duties.
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Old 10-06-2015, 07:41 AM
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@Lady Finn - I thought you made that up about the finger licking during the speech. I looked at the tape and I couldn't believe it. Sorry, but...no. Sofia needs to go back to media training and public speaking courses for refreshers. Using a cheat like Tacky Finger (a paste like substance to help sort paper) would have been better.
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Old 10-06-2015, 07:51 AM
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I don't think there should be a rush to assign patronages because once assigned the royal is committing to working on that organization's behalf and it should be a good fit and an area that the royal has a long-term interest in. Sofia's work with Project Playground proves that she is no slouch when it comes to charity work and she's done PP events since getting married in addition to representing the King and Queen at the Global Child Forum in Pretoria, so she has definitely been doing charity / humanitarian work since joining the Swedish Royal Family.
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Old 10-06-2015, 08:45 AM
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@Lady Finn - I thought you made that up about the finger licking during the speech. I looked at the tape and I couldn't believe it. Sorry, but...no. Sofia needs to go back to media training and public speaking courses for refreshers. Using a cheat like Tacky Finger (a paste like substance to help sort paper) would have been better.
It's not a deadly sin to do that. And her public speaking is just fine. In fact, if you compare her to other royal spouses, there are very few who have represented and held speeches so soon after the marriage.

Of course she will make small errors. She is human. But on the whole, I think she's off to an excellent start.

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I don't think there should be a rush to assign patronages because once assigned the royal is committing to working on that organization's behalf and it should be a good fit and an area that the royal has a long-term interest in. Sofia's work with Project Playground proves that she is no slouch when it comes to charity work and she's done PP events since getting married in addition to representing the King and Queen at the Global Child Forum in Pretoria, so she has definitely been doing charity / humanitarian work since joining the Swedish Royal Family.
I'm also thinking that Sofia and Carl Philip will be needed for more general representation duties next year when Victoria and Daniel will be on parental leave. That is also a reason to not assign so many specific patronages to them yet.
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More pics from yesterday

Princess Sofia of Sweden shows off maternal side - hellomagazine.com ** Kuninkaalliskuvat | Carl Philip ja Sofia Ruotsin Borlängessä | Lehtikuva | lehtikuva.fi ** Paris Match:
PRINCESSE SOFIA AUX ANGES AVEC LES ENFANTS

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Kuninkaalliskuvat | Carl Philip ja Sofia Älvdalenissa, prinsessa Sofian kotiseudulla | Lehtikuva | lehtikuva.fi
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BB has an article about how moved Sofia was: Prinsesse Sofia rørt til tårer i sin hjemby | billedbladet.dk
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BB has an article about how moved Sofia was: Prinsesse Sofia rørt til tårer i sin hjemby | billedbladet.dk

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Old 10-11-2015, 10:36 AM
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Carl Philip this morning with a cycling team.
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Old 10-12-2015, 07:46 AM
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Carl Philip this morning with a cycling team.
https://instagram.com/p/8qkKb4vFp5/
Did he actually race or was this a photo-op? It is the morning of the christening is it not?
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Old 10-12-2015, 08:42 AM
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Carl Philip and Sofia arrived to Norrtälje to inaugurate "Idrott utan gränser" -activity (Sports Without Borders).
Just nu_ Prinsbesök på Lommarskolan - Nyheter - www.norrteljetidning.se
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On October 12, 2015, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden attended the opening of “Sports Without Borders” activities in a school in Norrtalje, Sweden. (Sports Without Borders is a not-for-profit organisation which provides support for young people from new and emerging communities to overcome the barriers of participation in community sport.)

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On October 12, 2015, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden attended the opening of “Sports Without Borders” activities in a school in Norrtalje, Sweden. (Sports Without Borders is a not-for-profit organisation which provides support for young people from new and emerging communities to overcome the barriers of participation in community sport.)

Photos:
http://41.media.tumblr.com/2ea77ef28...vb6eo1_500.jpg
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-BgJf_wsHpL...2BPhilip-0.jpg
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ogRpGUGpT6...l-Philip-2.jpg

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very nice photos and good support for the cause,
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Carl Philip this morning with a cycling team.
https://instagram.com/p/8qkKb4vFp5/
It looks like the group is training for the vättenrundan2016 cycling race. Not sure if Carl Philip will join them in June or not
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Old 10-16-2015, 09:59 AM
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Last evening Princess Sofia was scheduled to an event with the King and Queen. Are there any photos?
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Old 10-16-2015, 04:40 PM
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Last evening Princess Sofia was scheduled to an event with the King and Queen. Are there any photos?
They attended at an assembly evening. It is an evening organised normally twice a year at the Royal Palace, where the people from the court parish gather to the Palace. There hasn't been any photographers or press at the previous evenings. We get photos only if the court puts an article to their website. They haven't done so many times during the years.
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