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 […]
Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden married Daniel Westling 10 years ago today, on June 19, 2010. Wow! Ten years on, Victoria and Prince Daniel have a good string of events and initiatives under their belts, as well as two lovely children: Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar. To celebrate their ten year anniversary, the royal court […]
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. […]
Each year, the Swedish Royal Court releases a set of Christmas photos and a video of the Crown Princess family – Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle, and Prince Oscar – with a new theme/visit. This year’s visit was to Katarina church in Södermalm in Stockholm. The Crown Princess family toured the church’s Christmas […]
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 […]
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.
The Swedish court released a Christmas photo and video of Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, and their children, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar.
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.