Spain

King and Queen of Spain begin visit to the United States in New Orleans

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain have begun their trip to the United States in New Orleans, Louisiana, where they arrived last evening at sunset at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Upon arrival, they were greeted by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell among other officials. © Casa de SM el Rey After greeting the King and Queen, the…
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Sweden

New photo as Prince Nicolas of Sweden turns three

Prince Nicolas of Sweden, the second child and only son of Princess Madeleine and her American-British husband Chris O’Neill, celebrates his third birthday today. Following tradition, a new photo was released this morning by the Royal Court of Sweden. The picture was…
Sweden

Official christening photos of Princess Adrienne released

The Swedish Royal Court has released the official images from Princess Adrienne of Sweden’s christening, which took place on Friday, 8 June in the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace. The 8th of June is a special day in the little royal’s family as her parents, Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill, married on that day in 2013. Her older sister, Princess Leonore (4) was also christened on…
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InsightSweden

Happy Birthday, Princess Madeleine! - 36 facts about the Swedish royal on her birthday

On 10 June 1982, Her Royal Highness Princess Madeleine of Sweden was born. To celebrate her 36th birthday here are 36 facts on the Swedish royal: 1. Madeleine recently admitted in an interview on Skavlan that she is naturally a shy person, but she is “working on it.” 2. When she and her husband, Chris lived in New York City, they would sometimes speak in German to one another to keep…
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FeaturesSweden

Taking a look at Swedish royal christenings

As Princess Adrienne’s christening takes place tomorrow in the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace, we are taking a look at the traditions of Swedish royal christenings – all of which have been seen as state occasions for centuries. Since 1906, Swedish royals have worn the same christening gown. It was first worn by then-Prince Gustaf Adolf (later King Gustaf VI Adolf) and has been…
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