“Swedish Days” in Paris

  December 2, 2009 at 10:49 am by

Princess Victoria of Sweden attended the ‘Swedish Days’ in Paris on November 30th. The event was organized by the Swedish authorities in Paris due to the rotating presidency of the European Union, which is currently held by the Scandinavian country.

View the image at Svenskdam

Victoria illuminated two Swedish christmas trees that were donated to the city of Paris. They are placed outside the Hótel de Ville. Deputy Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, the head of International Relations Mayor of the French capital, Pierre Schapira, and the Swedish Ambassador in France, Gunnar Lund also attended the event.

Afterwards, Victoria’s program continued with a concert of the choir of the church of Sweden, on the occasion of the feast of Santa Lucia – an old Swedish tradition.

In the evening the Princess attended a gala dinnerat “Le Petit Palais”, organized by the authorities of Paris and the Institute of Foreign Trade of Sweden.

You can find a gallery of Victoria’s visit to Paris here.

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