King Carl XVI Gustaf's Golden Jubilee Year 2023


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What dates are the big celebrations for the Jubilee.

I.e. Carriage procession in the streets with all the royal family in carriages and crowds lining the routes.

Tiara banquet with other royal family houses attending from Europe.
 
What dates are the big celebrations for the Jubilee.

I.e. Carriage procession in the streets with all the royal family in carriages and crowds lining the routes.

Tiara banquet with other royal family houses attending from Europe.

The finale of the celebrations is the Jubilée Weekend on 15:th and 16:th September.

On 15:th september there is a Te Deum Service in the Royal Palace Church, a military celebration at the Royal Palace Courtyard and a Gala Dinner held in Rikssalen (Throne Hall) at the Royal Palace…
Foreign royals will be in attendance here and i suppose the Presidential Couples of Finland and Iceland as well…

On 16:th September the King and Queen will travel in a carriage through the streets of Stockholm (no announcement so far wether it will be just the King and Queen or their childrens families as well)
 
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The Royal Gift Shop at its Instagram
"For the first time in over 20 years, we are taking a break from our classic Victoria pattern gift wrap. It feels both unusual and nervous to wrap packages in something completely foreign to us - plain paper! We do this, of course, to draw attention to the Jubilee year 2023. The Victoria pattern on our old gift wrap was developed in 2001 and has since become synonymous with the Royal Palace, but now we have a special concept with the anniversary colors throughout 2023. What do you think?"
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Program on the county visit to Uppsala at Uppsala County on April 27:

10.00 The King and Queen arrive at Uppsala central station.
10.15 The royal couple visit the Uppland Museum. Viewing of the exhibition "Royal visit – Uppland & the King".
10.45 The Jubilee program starts on St. Erik's square.
11.00 The royal couple walks from the Upplandsmuseet to St. Erik's square.
Music and singing by, among others, the Home Guard's Band and Uppsala music classes. Speech by the King, Governor Stefan Attefall and Chair of the Executive Committee Erik Pelling.
12.00 The royal couple's horse-drawn cortege departs from St. Erik's square.
12.15 Lunch at Uppsala Castle for invited guests. Uppland's provincial menu is served at lunch.
14.25 The King plants a tree in Slottsbacken to commemorate the anniversary visit. A commemorative plaque is presented. Allmänna Sången Choir performs at Gunillaklockan.
15.00 Overflight with Jas 39 Gripen from the Air Force.
15.10 The royal couple leaves Uppsala.
Jubileumsbesök i Uppsala 2023 _ Länsstyrelsen Uppsala
 
The King and Queen have started their county visit in Uppsala at Uppsala County.
Nya bilder på kungen och Silvia – _*Svensk Dam
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Video of the arrival
Kungen på besök i Uppsala för att fira 50 år på tronen _ SVT Nyheter

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Kungen om studenttiden i Uppsala_ Det var -67, så ganska heta debatter - P4 Uppland _ Sveriges Radio
Carl XVI Gustaf besökte Uppsala – firar 50 år som kung

Photos by SPA
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Court website
Jubileumsbesök i Uppsala län _ Kungahuset

The King's speech
H.M.*Konungens tal vid länsbesöket i Uppsala _ Kungahuset

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On April 27, Post Nord issues new stamps on the occasion of H.M. The King's 50th anniversary on the throne.
The King is depicted in the Hall of State at the Royal Palace. The stamps are designed by Daniel Bjugård. The photographs were taken by Thron Ullberg. The anniversary emblem is designed by Elis Nyström.
Jubileumsfrimärken utgivna _ Kungahuset
 
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Program on the county visit to Härnosand at Västernorrland County on May 8

10.00 Anniversary performance, Härnösands Theater
During the performance, the Royal couple and the audience get an experience of the county's culture, music and captured moments in our common history.

Photo exhibition Carl XVI Gustaf – 50 years for Sweden
A selection from the photo exhibition, Carl XVI Gustaf – 50 years for Sweden is displayed in the foyer. The images present the king's duties as head of state, including councils, solemn audiences, medal awards and state visits. In addition to the photo exhibition, a digital slide show with images from King Carl Gustaf's visit to the county is also shown. The slide show is presented to the royal couple by Oskar Nord, editor-in-chief at Ångermanland newspaper.

11.30 Inauguration of sculpture at Minnesplats för fred (Peace Memorial), Mellanholmen
H. M. The king inaugurates the sculpture "Ignis" at the Peace Memorial on Mellanholmen in Härnösand. The sculpture was created by the Iron Academy in Kramfors municipality. A children's choir with students from Solenskolan in Härnösand sings and Susanna Rudehill from Folke Bernadotte Academy gives a speech.

12.00 Motorcade from Mellanholmen to Storgatan
H.M. The King travels in an Oldsmobile Super 88 from Härnösands Bilmuseum. The car's first owner was Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland.

12.00 The people's celebration on Stora torget
The public is invited to celebrate H.M. The King with Armed Forces Music Corps, which, among other things, performs the newly written Jubilee March 'For Sweden with the times'. The Governor and the King give speeches and we sing the King's Song and the National Song together with the Härnösand Cathedral Choir. Circus Elvira and the clown Daff Daff perform.

13.00 Lunch with guests, Residence
Governor Berit Högman welcomes the royal couple and specially invited guests to lunch.

14.45 The county's future entrepreneurship, Technichus
Visit to the Technichus Science Center. There, the royal couple meet four of the county's newest entrepreneurs and, together with children and young people, try to develop their creativity in chemistry. Participating companies: Develog, Lindsing, Diggalikamed and the IT corps.

15.45 The royal couple's program ends outside Technhichus.
Så firar Västernorrland Kungens 50 år på tronen _ Länsstyrelsen Västernorrland
 
Program on the county visit to Örebro at Örebro County on May 12

10.00 The royal couple arrives by train to Örebro central station
County Governor Lena Rådström Baastad receives together with the Chair of the Executive Committee John Johansson.
The Home Guard's Music Corps Guldsmedhyttan plays upon arrival.

10.20 Visit to the Kulturkvarteret
The Kulturgården - The Royal couple is welcomed by Karin Beckman, operations manager of the Kulturkvarteret and Peter Larsson, municipal manager. The cultural school's students perform with music and dance.
Photo exhibition - The royal couple visit the photo exhibition The King in Örebro County - 50 years of visit, created for the anniversary visit. A selection of pictures from the King's previous visits to the county is shown.
Tree planting - The royal couple takes part in a tree planting ceremony by the Å stream.

11.30 Walk through Slottsparken to Örebro Castle
The royal couple strolls through Slottsparken towards Örebro Castle. The Home Guard's Music Corps Guldsmedhyttan marches through the park just before the arrival of the King and Queen and then offers a concert in the outer castle courtyard.

12.00 Arrival at Örebro Castle
The Home Guard's Music Corps Guldsmedhyttan plays collective music. The newly composed jubilee march "For Sweden with the times" is played when the King and Queen arrive at the castle.

12.15 Lunch in the residence with invited guests

14.15 The royal couple arrive at Stadsparken
As part of H.M. The King's visit to Örebro, Örebro municipality is arranging a royal celebration in Stadsparken for the whole family.

14.30 Anniversary concert
A musical program is offered with Örebro Student Singers, musicians and soloists under the direction of Fredrik Berglund, Director Cantorum, Örebro University. 180 music students from Pops Academy Karl Johan participate as guest artists.
Speeches by H.M. The King, Governor Lena Rådström Baastad and Chair of the Executive Committee John Johansson.

15.30 The royal couple leaves Stadsparken for the journey home.
Vi firar kungligt i Örebro _ Länsstyrelsen Örebro
 
Program on the county visit to Kalmar at Kalmar County on May 16

10.20 Anniversary ceremony in the city park
H. M. The King plants an oak in the city park together with the county board's biologist Jonas Hedin, who tells why the oak is so important to our region. Thomas Björklund-Svensson entertains. Province architect Emma Andersson tells about the city park.

11.00 Arrival Larmtorget
The royal couple walk along Storgatan to Stortorget.

11.30 Stage event with musical performance and speech on Stortorget
Participants include the Kalmar County Home Guard Music Corps, Mollie Minott, the cultural school's children's and funk choir and the Kalmar drill.

14.20 Arrival Kalmar Castle
Salute shooting, display of Brickmaker's castle in Lego in the castle grounds and opening of photo exhibition "50 years for Sweden".
The exhibition shows images from King Carl XVI Gustaf's time as Sweden's head of state. The images present the King's duties as head of state, including councils, formal audiences, medal awards and state visits. The exhibition also shows several pictures from royal visits to Kalmar County.
Var med och fira kungens 50 år på tronen _ Länsstyrelsen Kalmar

From Kalmar the King and Queen go to Solliden, where they inaugurate the annual Solliden exhibition on the next day.
 
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The royal couple is welcomed by Governor Allan Widman at the Kalmar airport at 10.00.
Så påverkas trafiken när kungen kommer till stan

It is a packed schedule with various activities and entertainment. It is a celebration that will last for five hours at different locations in the city.
Kalmar municipality also ensures that retirement homes have the opportunity to follow the visit via a live broadcast at the same time as cake is served.
Äldreboenden kan följa kungabesöket via livesändning

The King and queen have started their visit in Kalmar.
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Kalmarposten updates photos and videos here
Kungabesöket i Kalmar – se bilder och filmer här

Kungaparets nya stildrag – tvillinglooken! _*Svensk Dam

Photos by SPA

Court website about the visit
Jubileumsbesök i Kalmar län _ Kungahuset

The King at his speech
It might not have been that grand, but I myself remember the S/S Brynhild, the ship that my sisters and I traveled to Öland on. We boarded the boat in Stockholm and arrived at Borgholm harbor a day later. Then we knew that the long, glorious summer vacation was ahead of us. Nowadays we cross the bridge, but the feeling remains. On Öland, my family and I have been able to rest and relax, more than anywhere else.
H.M. Konungens tal vid länsbesöket i Kalmar län _ Kungahuset

Kalmar Castle at its Instagram
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There was a salute with 21 shots fired from Kalmar Castle.
It was a historic event. Kalmar Castle and town is a place where salutes have been fired for hundreds of years, but the tradition ended at the end of the 19th century. Now it was time again.

Video from Kalmar
 
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Program on the county visit to Linköping at Östergötland County on May 25.

10.15 Horse and carriage cortege along Storgatan in Linköping
The cortege starts at Scandic City and goes along Storgatan up to Borggården. The public is welcome to stand along the sidewalks along Storgatan.

10.40 Public celebration in the outer Borggården at Linköping Castle
The celebration is led by Camilla Smedberg, Master of Ceremonies at Linköping University. The program includes speeches by the King and the governor, music by the Home Guard's Band and a display of the robots Spot and Elsa from Linköping University. There will also be additional musical entertainment by Folkungaskolan's music classes, Joyvoice & Hanna Rydman Choir Ensembles and by local pop artist Agnes Matsdotter.

11.30 Tree planting in the Castle Garden
The royal couple plants a linden tree to the garden.
Anders Glassel, Cultural Heritage Specialist of the National Property Board, tells about the historical connection of tree planting and music is performed by Linköping's student singers.

12.00-15.00 The castle garden is open to the public
Jubileumsbesök av kungaparet _ Länsstyrelsen Östergötland
 
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Thousands line the streets in Linköping to see the royal couple's cortege through town.
Tusentals längs gatorna i Linköping när kungen kom på besök - P4 Östergötland _ Sveriges Radio

Lunch
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Dramatisk scen vid kungabesöket – kungen och Silvia vittnen _*Svensk Dam
Kunglig kortege genom staden - Under Kungens jubileumsbesök i Linköping - Lkpg.News
Kungen och Silvias spännande länsresa till Östergötland - Allt om kungligt
Här besöker kungaparet Linköping - linkoping.se

Video and the King and Queen's interview
Queen Silvia said that she saw a nice photo of Estelle, the duchess of Östergötland, at the residence and she took a photo of it and sends it to Estelle.
Kungen om kriget i Ukraina_ ”Alla kan vi göra någonting” _ SVT Nyheter

Court website
Jubileumsbesök i Östergötlands län _ Kungahuset

The King's speech
H.M. Konungens tal vid länsbesök i Östergötlands län _ Kungahuset

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The 500th anniversary of the election of King Gustav Eriksson Vasa as King of Sweden in 1523, will be celebrated with an evening at Gripsholm Castle on August 18th.

The evening will be lead by TV personality Fredrik Lindström, and among the the performers are: Lena Philipsson, Lisa Nilsson and Richard Söderberg, together with Norrköping Symphony Orchestra. In a unique setting next Lake Mälaren and Gripsholm Castle a specially created musical program will show some of the events that have created modern Sweden.

The Royal Family will attend the evening.

About the event (in Swedish): https://www.kungligaslotten.se/kalendarium/evenemang/jubileumsafton-pa-gripsholm.html
 
Its nice that this will be celebrated during the King's Golden Jubilee :previous:
 
The 500th anniversary of the election of King Gustav Eriksson Vasa as King of Sweden in 1523, will be celebrated with an evening at Gripsholm Castle on August 18th.

The evening will be lead by TV personality Fredrik Lindström, and among the the performers are: Lena Philipsson, Lisa Nilsson and Richard Söderberg, together with Norrköping Symphony Orchestra. In a unique setting next Lake Mälaren and Gripsholm Castle a specially created musical program will show some of the events that have created modern Sweden.

The Royal Family will attend the evening.

About the event (in Swedish): https://www.kungligaslotten.se/kalendarium/evenemang/jubileumsafton-pa-gripsholm.html

A royal wish was that Fredrik Lindström should lead the festivities.
- It was a matter of course to accept, he says.
Lindström shares the stage during the anniversary gala "Gustav Vasa 500 years" with, among others, Lena Philipsson, Lisa Nilsson, opera singer Richard Söderberg and a 45-piece symphony orchestra.
- But they won't play their own songs, so there won't be a hit cavalcade, but it will be everything from ballads and folk songs from the 16th century to Hasse & Tage and newly written stuff mixed with a lot of humor.
Lindström answers the question of whether the king will participate in the anniversary gala program in a somewhat secretive manner.
- His majesty the king is descended from Gustav Vasa in direct descent, but in a slightly complicated and unexpected way, so I thought we would find out in a fun way the king's relationship with Vasa. We'll see how enthusiastic he is and if he wants to be involved in any way.
Kungen anordnar jubilumsgala på Gripsholms slott – så blir den _ Nöje _ Expressen

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On June 10 the King, Queen and the Crown Princess Couple attend Concert performance of Naumann's opera "Gustaf Wasa" at the Swedish Academy.
Operan Gustaf Wasa - Kungliga Musikaliska Akademien
 
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At today's Government meeting the Government decided to send a proposition to the Riksdag on a temporary flag day on September 15th to mark the King's 50th Jubilee as monarch.

The proposition was tabled in plenum today and sent it to the Committee for Constiutional matters.

The proposition from the Government (in Swedish):
https://www.regeringen.se/rattsliga-dokument/proposition/2023/05/202223123/

The proposition at the website of the Riksdag (where it's possible to follow the process, in Swedish):
https://www.riksdagen.se/sv/dokumen...en-tillfallig-allman-flaggdag-for-att_HA03123
 
Will that mean that once approved by the Riksdag we might have a gun salute to mark the Golden Jubilee?
 
Will that mean that once approved by the Riksdag we might have a gun salute to mark the Golden Jubilee?
The proposition doesn't mention anyting about salute, and a public flag day doesn't necessarily mean that salute is fired.

Today, there are six official recurring salute days:
- The King's Name Day (Carl), January 28th
- The King's Birthday, April 30th
- The National Day, June 6th
- The Crown Princess' Birthday, July 14th
- The Queen's Name Day, August 8th
- The Queen's Birthday, December 23rd

Additional salute days could be added for christenings, weddings or funerals.

That said, I expect that salute will be fired from Skeppsholmen on September 15th.
 
If they pass it they would be be prudent to include future milestones.
 
Program on the county visit to Växjö at Kronoberg County on May 31.

10.30 Photo exhibition Kulturparken Småland, Utvandrarnas hus (House of Emigrants)
Lennart Johansson, director of Kulturparken Småland and Mikael Johansson, chairman of the Regional Board welcome the royal couple. The exhibition "The new country - the dream of America" will be shown.
The royal couple will also take part in a story with pictures from the county. It takes its starting point from the valued visits that the King made to the county in 2005 after the storm Gudrun. The king gets to meet forest owners who were badly affected and hear how things went when the storm subsided.
A photo exhibition about the King's 50 years on the throne is on site.

11.50 Vattentorget and walking cortege to the Linné Park
The public can meet the royal couple at Vattentorget, where the Växjö schools' music choir also plays. From Vattentorget, the King and Queen walk, via the avenue by the cathedral to Linnéparken, where Home Guard Band Eksjö meets with the newly composed jubilee march "For Sweden with the times".

12.00–13.00 The King is celebrated in Linnéparken
The municipality of Växjö hosts the program and the Chair of the Executive Committee, Malin Lauber, gives a welcome speech. There will be music by Home Guard Band Eksjö and Crazy Daze. Festive speeches will be given by the King and Governor Maria Arnholm.

13.00–14.00 Lunch at the residence
The royal couple eat lunch at the residence together with specially invited guests. A three-course menu with local produce from Kronoberg is served.

14.30–14.50 Party on Stortorget
The Home Guard Band Eksjö and the Växjö schools' music choir offer a party on Stortorget. The royal couple takes part in the party on the balcony of the residence.

14.55–15.40 Visit to Östrabo Ekobacke and unveiling of memorial
The royal couple visit Östrabo Ekebacke and the unique urban cultivation. They are welcomed by Malin Lauber, and meet the entrepreneur Gustaf Hector and the main person responsible for the cultivation, Jimmi Larsson, who tells about the close-to-city and organic cultivation.
As a commemoration of the day, the King will unveil a unique wooden bench, produced by students at Linnaeus University. Peter Aronsson, Linnaeus University's rector, together with the students, will talk about the manufacturing process but also about Linnaeus University's investment in forests and wood.

15.40 The day ends and the King and Queen leave Växjö.
Var med och fira kungens 50 år på tronen _ Länsstyrelsen Kronoberg
 
During the King and Queen's visit to Stockholm County on June 22nd the Royal Barge Vasaorden will be used. The King and Queen will go from Riddarholmen to Stockholm City Hall.

Vasaorden has underwent several years of repairs, but is now at His Majesty's disposal again. This means that the training could start with the real Barge for the 18 men and women rowing her.

I hoped that the repairs would be ready for the Jubilee weekend in September, but it's finished already. Maybe Vasaorden will appear in September as well?

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