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State Visit from Finland to Sweden – Last Day

  May 18, 2022 at 4:46 pm by

The second and last day of the state visit from Finland to Sweden started today, Wednesday May 18, with a business seminar attended by King Carl Gustaf, Finland’s President Sauli Niinistö and Finnish and Swedish Ministers and business leaders. The seminar was focused on the green transition. Following the seminar, the King and the President, along with Prince Carl Philip, paid a visit to the Berga Naval Base. The King, … Continue reading

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State Visit from Finland to Sweden Begins

  May 17, 2022 at 4:59 pm by

At the invitation of His Majesty King Carl Gustaf, Finland’s President Sauli Niinistö and his wife Jenni Haukio, have begun a two-day State Visit to Sweden today, Tuesday May 17. King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia greeted the Finnish President and the First Lady at Royal Mews where they started a carriage ride to the Royal Palace where took place the official welcoming ceremony. In the courtyard of the Palace … Continue reading

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Norwegian Crown Prince Couple Starts Official Visit to Sweden.

  May 3, 2022 at 4:43 am by

On Monday May 2, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit began a three-day official visit to Sweden hosted by Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel. Following the official welcoming at the Haga castle, the Crown Princess Couple and the Crown Prince Couple attended the opening of the business seminar “Norway and Sweden – stronger together than separately” at the Karolinska Institutet. Then they paid a visit to Kulturhuset, a library … Continue reading

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Swedish Royals Attend 2021 Nobel Prize Awards

  December 10, 2021 at 7:23 pm by

On Friday December 10, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel attended the 2021 Nobel Prize awards in a ceremony held in the Blue Hall of the Stockholm City Hall. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the winners of this year received the medals and diplomas in their countries of origin over this week. During the event, at the presence of the Nobel Committee, … Continue reading

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Last Day in Sweden for King Felipe and Queen Letizia

  November 25, 2021 at 4:58 pm by

On Thursday November 25, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia started the second and last day of the state visit to Sweden with a separate program. In the morning the King, along with King Carl Gustaf, attended a business meeting held at the Gran Hôtel at the presence of Swedish and Spanish businessmen. Then King Felipe and King Carl Gustav moved to the Technological Institute KTH in Stockholm to … Continue reading

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Spanish King and Queen Begin State Visit to Sweden

  November 24, 2021 at 6:46 pm by

At the invitation of His Majesty the King of Sweden, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain started today, Wednesday November 23, a two-day state visit to Sweden. The King and Queen were greeted by King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia at Royal Mews where the Royal Couples started a carriage ride to the Royal Palace where took place the official welcoming ceremony. In the courtyard of the … Continue reading

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King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia get vaccinated against Coronavirus

  January 17, 2021 at 4:40 am by

King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden have had their first dosage of the Pfizer vaccine on January 15 at Stenhammer Castle in Södermanland. This has come with some criticism in Sweden as the couple have received the vaccine a month before the rest of Sweden’s over 70s will get to have their turn. The couple hope they can “set an example to the public”. King Carl Gustaf said … Continue reading

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Swedish royals celebrate National Day

  June 7, 2019 at 3:22 am by

On June 6, King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden were joined by their children and grandchildren as they attended the National Day celebrations in Stockholm, Sweden, which commemorate Gustav Vasa’s election as king in 1523 and the adoption of the new constitution in 1809. The day began with photos of Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar, the two children of Crown Princess Victoria and her husband Prince Daniel, being … Continue reading

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Swedish royals celebrate King Carl Gustaf’s 73rd birthday

  May 1, 2019 at 1:02 am by

On 30 April, the Swedish royals celebrated King Carl Gustaf’s seventy-third birthday with the annual gathering at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. His wife, Queen Silvia, was also in attendance, as were Crown Princess Victoria and her children Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar and Prince Carl Philip. King Carl Gustaf is the longest reigning monarch and has surpassed King Magnus IV’s 44 year long reign. Carl Gustaf was crowned on … Continue reading

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Swedish and Norwegian Royals at World Skiing Championships

  February 10, 2019 at 6:44 pm by

On February 8 and 9, the Swedish and Norwegian royal families met up for the World Skiing Championships in Åre, Sweden. Queen Silvia and King Carl Gustaf joined Crown Princess Victoria and her family as well as Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette Marit as the families watched the Alpine World Cup together. Norwegians Ragnhild Mowinckel won the bronze medal at the events, as well as Kajsa Vickhoff Lie. … Continue reading

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Swedish royal family attend Count Oscar Bernadotte af Wisborg’s funeral

  December 3, 2018 at 5:04 pm by

On December 2, members of the Swedish royal family attended the funeral of Count Oscar Bernadotte af Wisborg, who passed away on November 3, at Rasbo Church in Uppsala. King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia were in attendance, as well as their daughter Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Carl Philip and his wife Princess Sofia. Count Oscar was close to King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia after his father passed … Continue reading

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Swedish royals take part in Crown Princess Victoria’s annual birthday celebrations at Solliden

  July 15, 2018 at 3:48 am by

On July 14, King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar participated in the annual birthday celebrations for the Crown Princess at Solliden Palace in Öland, the family’s summer residence. Victoria wore a Zadig and Voltaire dress whilst her daughter Estelle was dressed in a white stripy dress and her younger brother was sporting a pale colored dungarees. The Crown Princely … Continue reading

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Swedish Royal Family Celebrates 200th Anniversary Of Their Dynasty

  February 5, 2018 at 4:01 pm by

February 5th, 2018 marked the 200th anniversary of Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte took the Swedish throne as Carl XIV Johan (and the Norwegian throne as Carl III Johan). A seminar was held at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, called ‘The Bernadotte Dynasty: 200 Years on the Swedish Throne’, that was attended by 300 guests, including King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel. Other members of the Bernadotte … Continue reading

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The Cambridges Begin Scandinavia Tour in Sweden

  January 30, 2018 at 7:34 pm by

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge kicked off their tour of Scandinavia on Tuesday in Sweden, where they met with members of the Swedish Royal Family. First, William and Catherine – rugged up against the cold Swedish winter – attended a bandy hockey game in central Stockholm, learning about the sport from youngsters who play it. The royal pair were also given the opportunity to take three penalty shots on goal … Continue reading

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First Royal Attendance Confirmed For PyeongChang 2018

  January 15, 2018 at 11:50 am by

The XXIII Olympic Winter Games will kick off on February 9th in PyeongChang, South Korea, and the first royal attendances have been confirmed. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands will be attending to cheer on Dutch athletes at the beginning of the Games: the King will attend from February 9th to February 13th, while Queen Máxima will only attend until February 11th. They will be present for the opening … Continue reading

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Swedes Host Representation Dinner at Royal Palace

  November 23, 2017 at 7:59 pm by

On Thursday evening, the King and Queen of Sweden hosted the third representation dinner of the year at the Royal Palace of Stockholm, attended by around 150 guests from a cross-section of Swedish society. Also attending the dinner were Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia – who debuted a modified version of her wedding tiara, without the emerald spikes. Crown Princess Victoria was not present, as she is currently … Continue reading

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Guestlist for the Cremation Ceremony of King Rama IX

  October 26, 2017 at 2:29 am by

The cremation ceremony of king Rama IX of Thailand will be attended by members of 16 royal families. The royal guests started to arrive yesterday. Sixteen royal houses will be represented. The foreign royal guestlist is as follows: Belgium: Queen Mathilde Bahrein: Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa  (Prime Minister of Bahrain) Bhutan: King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wanchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema Denmark: Crown Prince Frederik Japan: Prince and Princess … Continue reading

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Queen Silvia Awarded The Bavarian Order of Merit

  July 24, 2017 at 4:49 pm by

Sweden’s Queen Silvia was awarded with the Bavarian Order of Merit on Monday in a ceremony at the Prinz-Carl-Palais in Munich. The Order was presented by Bavaria’s Ministerpräsident Horst Seehofer, who decided to honour the Queen with the Order because of her “international social commitment and special connection to Bavaria”. Queen Silvia – who was joined at the ceremony by King Carl XVI Gustaf as well as Prince Leopold and Princess Ursula … Continue reading

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Birthday Celebrations of Crown Princess Victoria Continue In Solliden

  July 15, 2017 at 3:29 pm by

After a day of celebrations yesterday in both Stockholm and Oland, the Crown Princess of Sweden today celebrated with the people at Solliden Palace, welcoming dozens of members of the public into the Palace grounds to mark the occasion as the Royal Family does each year. Victoria was joined by her husband, Prince Daniel, their two children, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar, and her parents, the King and Queen in … Continue reading

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Swedish Royals Attend Funeral of Late Mistress of the Robes

  July 12, 2017 at 1:17 pm by

The funeral service of Countess Alice Trolle-Wachtmeister took place on Wednesday afternoon at the Trolle Ljungby Church in Skåne. The late Countess died on June 26 at the age of 91. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, and Princess Madeleine all attended the service alongside the late Countess’s family. From Denmark came Princess Benedikte. They were warmly greeted by … Continue reading

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