When I first started this Hot Guy of the Month thing, Chris O’Neill was one of the guys suggested to be first, but Prince Daniel got more votes when I asked so he went first. Then I didn’t want to have two Swedes in a row so I put Chris off. Then Prince Carl Philip […]
Prince Nicolas of Sweden, son of Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill, was christened this morning in a televised ceremony at the Drottningholm Palace chapel in Stockholm.
Here’s a quick round up of this week’s royal goings on ahead of Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s appearance tomorrow and Prince Nicolas‘ baptism on Sunday. We’ve got Prince Harry at the WellChild Awards, Sophie, Countess of Wessex in Qatar, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia in Dalarna, a new photo of Princess Leonore from […]
I was just talking about waiting for official pregnancy announcements, and lo and behold the Swedish royal court announced yesterday, September 4th, that Crown Princess Victoria is expecting her second child with husband Prince Daniel. Yay!
Crown Princess Victoria celebrated her 38th birthday yesterday, July 14. Victoria celebrated Victoriadagen (Victoria Day) by greeting a crowd of more than 3,000 people outside Solliden Palace on Öland where King Carl XVI Gustaf led cheers and a sing-a-long of “Yes, May She Live”. Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle, and Queen Silvia joined for the greeting […]
Princess Madeleine gave birth to a baby boy today at 1:45PM Stockholm time (7:45AM Eastern US time). The new prince weighed 3080 grams (or about 6 lbs 8 ounces), and was 49 cm (or about 19.3 inches) long.
The Royal Wedding of Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist is this Saturday, June 13. As a lead up to the wedding, this week is going to be Sweden/Royal Wedding heavy (including posts on Swedish National Day, royal engagements rings, and past royal weddings). We’ll start this Sweden/Royal Wedding-themed week with the Swedish Royal Family […]
From May 31 to June 2, the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee , paid a State Visit to Sweden at the request of King Carl XVI Gustaf. Along with the King, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, and Sofia Hellqvist (making her State Visit debut) all participated in the State […]
Happy Easter Sunday to those who celebrate, and Happy April 5 to those who do not! If any pictures of the royals attending church for Easter come out, I’ll update the post (UPDATE: some early Easter service photos at the bottom of the post). For now, this week’s Royal Round Up has got a Kate […]
I love state visits when royalty is involved, you know why? Tiaras. There are currently three state visits going on in three different countries. Colombia paid a state visit to Spain, Mexico paid a state visit to Britain, and Sweden paid a state visit to Finland. The three royal stars of the tiara show: Queen […]