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 […]
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.
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 […]
Now we know why Princess Sofia‘s Wedding Tiara has been MIA for the last several tiara events – she’s been tinkering! At the Representationsmiddag, or Official Dinner, last night, November 23, Sofia debuted a re-vamped look to her wedding tiara, sporting a diamond-only version.
Last night, May 9, King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway held a joint 80th birthday dinner at the Royal Palace in Oslo – their birthdays are February 21 (for Harald) and July 4 (for Sonja). A truck load of Norwegian and foreign royals attended including crowd favorites Crown Princess Victoria, Queen Maxima, and The […]
The Representationsmiddag, or Official Dinner, was held on Thursday night, March 23, in Stockholm at the Royal Palace. After announcing they are expecting their second child earlier in the day, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia joined King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, and Prince Daniel for the tiara-filled event.
As previewed, Princess Madeleine stepped in for the absent Crown Princess Victoria on Day 1 of the Canada State Visit to Sweden. Princess Sofia was also in attendance and wore a new-to-her tiara for the occasion: the Amethyst Tiara. My favorite tiara!
Every year on December 20, the Swedish royals gather for the Swedish Academy’s Formal Gathering. This year, King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia, Princess Madeleine, and Chris O’Neill attended the event which marks the end of the Academy’s working year.
Last night, December 11, the Swedish royals – King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia, Princess Madeleine, and Chris O’Neill – attended the Nobel Laureates Dinner at the Royal Palace, bringing us a second tiara-filled night. Yay!