Posts Tagged ‘Order of the Seraphim’

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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Royals in tiaras for King Harald & Queen Sonja’s 80th birthday dinner

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 Countess of Wessex.

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Victoria & Sofia in tiaras for Official Dinner

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.

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Swedish royals at Swedish Academy’s formal gathering

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.

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Swedish Royals at the Nobel Laureates Dinner

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!

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Swedish Royals at the Nobel Prize Ceremony and Banquet

One of my favorite events of the entire royal year is the Nobel Prize Ceremony because of the fashion and tiaras. This year, the entire adult Swedish Royal Family came out for the event: King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia, Princess Madeleine, and Chris O’Neill. And there were some wows, and some what thes.

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