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Princess Leonore of Sweden dances in The Nutcracker

Known for her vibrant energy, it is not a surprise that Princess Leonore of Sweden is involved in an activity to allow her to move and get out some energy. 

On Thursday, her proud mother, Princess Madeleine posted an image of four-year-old Leonore performing ballet in The Nutcracker. Leonore was dressed in a white leotard and tutu and dancing around other young ballerinas. 

On her Instagram, Her Royal Highness posted, “Our very own Nutcracker ballerina!”

It is not known if The Nutcracker is a performance associated with Princess Leonore’s pre-school or if it is a production of a dance school.

About her daughter’s energy, Princess Madeleine told People magazine in 2016 that “we try to do a lot of activities because my little Leonore, she has lots of energy, so we have to keep her stimulated and busy.”

Princess Madeleine regularly posts about her charity work and family on her Instagram and Facebook accounts. This was her first post since Halloween when she shared an image of her children in their Halloween costumes. 

Although usually in attendance at the Nobel events in Sweden each December with the Swedish Royal Family, this year Madeleine and Chris will not be in attendance and will remain in Florida with their children. This year the Nobel prizes will be awarded on 10 December with a banquet following. The next evening, King Carl XVI Gustaf, Madeleine’s father, will host a dinner at the Royal Palace for Nobel laureates alongside the other members of the Swedish Royal Family. 

Princess Madeleine and her family (husband, Chris O’Neill and children, Princess Leonore, Prince Nicolas, and Princess Adrienne) currently reside in Miami, Florida, where Chris, and American-British financier works. The move has allowed Princess Madeleine to work more with her mother’s charity, the World Childhood Foundation, which has an office in the United States. She previously worked with the World Childhood Foundation USA while residing in New York from 2010 to 2015.

Madeleine married Chris O’Neill in June 2013. Princess Leonore was born in 2014. She was followed by Prince Nicolas in 2015 and Princess Adrienne in 2018. 

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