Today, July 14, is Crown Princess Victoria‘s 43rd birthday. Every year, Victoria and the Swedish Royal Family celebrate her birthday with a walkabout and a concert, but this year is a bit different. Embed from Getty Images Due to restrictions, the walkabout at Solliden Palace was canceled, although Victoria, Prince Daniel, and Princess Estelle and […]
Today, June 6, is National Day over in Sweden, which looks a bit different than previous years. Typically, the Royal Palace in Stockholm is open extra hours for visitors, but it’s closed this year. Instead, Crown Princess Victoria is doing virtual tours. Additionally, there is typically a concert among other activities. Those have been cancelled. […]
One of my favorite royal events of the year is the Nobel Prize Ceremony held in Stockholm every year on December 10. There are so many tiaras and gowns and the Swedish Royal Family always bring it for this event, and there are usually a few surprises thrown in. This year is no different. Crown […]
The Swedish Royal Court announced some big changes for the royal household today. Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia‘s children – Prince Alexander and Prince Gabriel – and Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill‘s children – Princess Leonore, Prince Nicolas, and Princess Adrienne – will no longer be styled HRH (or HKH in Swedish). The loss […]
Let’s kick off a series of end of the year highlight posts with a recap of some big moments from the royals I’ve covered here in 2017.
The Swedish royal family came out for the annual Swedish Academy Formal Gathering held on December 20 at the Stock Exchange in Stockholm, marking the end of the Academy’s working year.
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 […]
Tiaras! This year’s Nobel Prize Ceremony and Banquet had so many pretty tiaras, and so many Swedes on display: King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia, Princess Madeleine, Chris O’Neill, and Princess Christina. Links to watch: the ceremony, and the banquet.
The official portraits from Prince Gabriel’s Christening were released yesterday.
Another year, another Swedish royal christening – and we get to do it all again next year with Madeleine’s third! Prince Gabriel‘s Christening took place at Royal Chapel at Drottningholm Palace in Stockholm yesterday, December 1. Lots of Swedish royals joined the party: King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess […]