King Carl XVI Gustaf‘s dinner for the Nobel Laureates was held last night, December 11, at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. Unlike the Nobel Banquet (which is put on by the Nobel committee) the Laureates dinner is hosted by the King – a tradition dating from 1904 when King Oscar II implemented a separate gala dinner to honor the award winners.
Crown Princess Victoria wore Princess Lilian’s Laurel Wreath Tiara and a floral gown. Both Victoria and Prince Daniel are wearing the sash and star of the Order of the Seraphim.
Princess Madeleine attended with Chris O’Neill wearing the Modern Fringe Tiara and a repeated a pink Elie Saab gown she wore to Carl Philip and Sofia’s 2015 wedding.
Princess Sofia wore a sage green gown and brought back the emeralds on her Diamond and Emerald Wedding Tiara. Both Sofia and Prince Carl Philip wore the sash and star of the Order of the Seraphim.
Queen Silvia wore the Leuchtenberg Sapphire Tiara and accompanying parure.
The menu consisted of: Duck liver terrine with honey-glazed figs, fried brioche and herb salad; Fried hjälmargös with saffron sauce, potato puree with browned butter and chopped spinach; Whole roast deer saddle from the royal hunt with green pepper sauce, fried asparagus broccoli, fried black cabbage and celery confit; Baked Alaska with a taste of cloudberry.