Prince Daniel's Visit to Washington & New York; October 24-November 2, 2011
About Daniel´s trip to Washington and New York, the court hasn´t published an official program of the trip yet. I found these in different articles and internet - I guess this isn´t the whole program:
24th October Visit to the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Newseum.
Embassy Row - Washington Times
25th October Attendance in a seminar of how health care providers and patients can work together to prevent illness and promote health, Washington.
26th October Visit to a school which offers nordic food on Nordic Food Day (with the ambassadors of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden and Mayor Vincent Gray).
Swedish Meatballs, Norwegian Salmon on Menu for D.C. Students | NBC Washington
27th October The Swedish Colonial Society hosts HRH Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland at a reception in Wilmington.
A color guard as a Celebration for Prince Daniel of Sweden, Wilmington, DE
Marine Corps Community Relations - Celebration for Prince Daniel of Sweden, Wilmington, DE
31st October Visit to the swedish UN-delegation.
1st November The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce's "From Farm to Fork" dinner in New York (with Madeleine)
2nd November The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce's "From Farm to Fork" seminar in New York (with Madeleine)
Royal Diary - Sveriges Kungahus [NS4 version]
Daniel will also visit a school in Harlem.
Phew! That's a pretty heavy schedule. Daniel is in the deep end here.
I see Madeleine is there too on a couple of occasions. I wonder why they are not using her more, since she's at hand, so to speak.
- And with all due respect for Daniel, she's prettier than he is.
Well, they do all seem to be subject Daniel is specifically interested in.
I see this US visit as, as we say, "baptism of fire" for him. Crossing my fingers for him that it all goes well.
I don't get what a pretty face has to do with anything, it isn't a fashion shoot. It makes sense for her to join Daniel for the gala dinner so he has a partner, but I found it odd that she tagged along with her parents at the gala dinner, I know its convenient that she lives in New York now but she looked out of place (no one else brought their children). I hope they don't have her accompanying Daniel too much, I'm looking forward to see how how well he does on his own.:D
Well,our times are very much about looks and appearances,it´s really sad that intelligence,humour and talent are less appreciated than a well-proportioned body and fashionable clothes...
Anyway, Prince Daniel looks very smart and businesslike & I am sure he will manage to stand on his own feet and leave a good impression in Washington!
It is good to see him doing a project without his wife,he can support her so that she has less work to do and if he is doing it well I am sure it will boost his confidence :-)
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About the reception in Wilmington on Thursday
Newark Post - Newark, DE > News > Sweden’s Prince Daniel to attend Wilmington reception
I agree Daniel looks smart in his suits, he has such an early-60s presense about him that I love. And don't worry blauerengel intelligence, humour and talent are definitely appreciated!
But this however is serious:
It's a sad fact that princesses attract more attention and get more press, than princes, no matter the cause or the work he puts in.
Without Victoria around (or Madeleine) Daniel will get less attention - certainly outside Sweden.
Daniel nu på plats i USA | Svensk Damtidning
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Le prince Daniel, loin de Victoria enceinte, en mission à Washington
About Daniel´s day yesterday:
First a visit to the Embassy with a tour of the House of Sweden and a meeting with employees. Then a tour at the Mall, Arlington National Cemetery and the Martin Luther King Memorial.
Meeting with Larry Soler, president of A Partnership for a Healthier America, for a conversation about health issues and childhood obesity.
Meeting with Heather Conley, director of the Europe Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). And a visit to Newseum.
Prins Daniel besöker USA, dag 1 - Sveriges Kungahus
Daniel participated in a seminar "Providers Partnering with Patients" about how preventive care is essential to ensure the health of an aging population and controlling health care costs, at House of Sweden.
Daniel with Sweden's Minister of health and Social Affairs, Göran Hägglund outside the House of Sweden during a break of a seminar on Providers Partnering with Patients.
how daniel english is
Prince Daniel with ambassador Jonas Hafström at the visit to the swedish Embassy yesterday.
Primer viaje oficial en solitario del príncipe Daniel a Estados Unidos | Noticias hola.com
& Btw I also think Princess Madeleine is the prettiest princess in the Swedish Royal family,I was so happy when I saw her in Salzburg :biggrin:
Prince Daniel looks so serious and smart in front of the White House and his glasses are really nerdy,they would make everyone look intellectual :-) He is doing well so far,I also wish to see a video of him speaking.... I am sure he speaks English very well because in Sweden most of the tv program is in English and so people learn it without much effort and usually have a good pronounciation.
Hoping that this solo visit goes well for Prince Daniel. I'm sorry that Victoria cannot accompany him, but she has two to think about now.:smile:
Daniel at the seminar
With ambassador Jonas Hafström and the minister of Health and Social Affairs, Göran Hägglund
With the ambassador
Royalportraits - Washington dc, 25-10-2011
Victoria von Schweden ist schwanger, Daniel Westling in USA - Schweizer Illustrierte
Thanks for the pictures. I especially appreciate the flags growing out of the minister's head! Well done, whoever photographed this particular moment!:lol:
Photos from the blog of minister of Health and Social Affairs, Göran Hägglund.
About Daniel´s day yesterday:
The day began with a seminar entitled "Providers Partnering with Patients" at the House of Sweden together with the minister of Health and Social Affairs, Göran Hägglund.
In the afternoon he attended at a lecture and seminar on lobbying. The host was a Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, SAAC. Daniel also heard about SAAC's work in the U.S., both in Washington DC and elsewhere in the country.
In the evening a dinner at the residence with representatives from think tanks and the universityworld, where the theme was social media.
Prins Daniel besöker USA, dag 2 - Sveriges Kungahus
Lars Weinehall, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology. Head of the Epidemiology and Global Health at Umeå University writes in his blog about Daniel´s speech and comments yesterday at the seminar:
Prince Daniel's presentations and comments impressed. Well-informed, knowledgeable and committed about prevention initiatives that may have important implications for future health work. Not least around he thought about the health of children and the parents' role. He also reflected insightfully about the difference between words and actions, both at societal and individual level. About a plan to provide improved conditions to the health. It will be interesting to follow how Prince Daniel takes advantage of his potentially unique role in forming public opinion about the preventive measures in future years.
Prins Daniel - folkhälsoprins? | Weinehalls blogg | Västerbottens-Kuriren - Bloggen
Today Daniel and minister Hägglund, with D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and ambassador Jonas Hafstrom participate in "Nordic Food Days." at the Miner Elementary School, 601 15th Street NE. And in the evening there will be a reception at Norwegian Ambassador's residence.
Daniel is welcomed by the pupils, 8 year old Julisa Williams dressed as Pippi Longstocking and 10 year old Keith Herbert dresses as a viking as he attends the Nordic Food days at Miner Elementary School in Washington D.C.
Daniel at the school:
From mayor Vincent C. Gray´s Facebook-site
A short video:
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