Posts Tagged ‘Chris O’Neill’

2017 in Review: Royal Event Highlights

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.

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Swedish royals at Nobel Laureates Dinner

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.

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Tiaras at the 2017 Nobel Prize Ceremony

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.

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Prince Gabriel’s Christening

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 Estelle, Prince Oscar, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia, Prince Alexander, Princess Madeleine, and Chris O’Neill. Princess Leonore and Prince Nicolas sat this one out as they had jetlag from a US trip. If you have not had a chance to watch the christening yet, you can do so here.

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Prince Carl Philip & Princess Sofia name their second son Prince Gabriel

My post on William and Harry’s interview in Diana, 7 Days got buried by the announcement that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her third child, but another piece of news that got sidelined was the name reveal of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia‘s second child: Prince Gabriel Carl Walther.

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Royal Round Up: William leaves EAAA, Swedish summer photo, Belgian National Day

Here is a little royal round up of some things that have been happening. Prince William officially left his job with the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA), the Swedish royal family color-coordinated in blue for their summer photo, and the Belgian royal family color-coordinated in purples for National Day.

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