Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden talks of carrying each other's burdens and respect in Christmas address

His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden delivered his annual Christmas address on Christmas afternoon where he spoke about carrying each other’s burdens, respecting one another and the year ahead. The King began his speech saying, “Christmas is a Christian feast. We celebrate it in memory of Jesus’ birth. But the message of Christmas – about peace, joy and fellowship…
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Spain

King Felipe calls for unity and focuses on Catalonia in Christmas Eve address

His Majesty King Felipe of Spain called for unity and focused heavily on the Catalonia situation going on in the country during his Christmas Eve address last evening. The King of Spain began his speech wishing all Spaniards a happy Christmas and 2018 on behalf of Queen Letizia, Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofía. The address then turned to speaking about events within the country over the past…
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The Netherlands

Queen Máxima writes blog post about Christmas Music Gala

Her MajestyQueen Máxima of the Netherlands has written a blog post called “Crescendo” after attending the Christmas Music Gala last week in Rotterdam. She is the honorary chairman of More Music in the Classroom (Méér Muziek in de Klas). Among those performing werethe Greatest School Band in the Netherlands,Ronnie Flex, Tania Kross,Anita Meyer and Trijntje…
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Sweden

Christmas Day documentary to air about Swedish Royal Family

A television documentary will air on TV4 and TV4 Play on Christmas Day in Sweden about the Swedish Royal Family. “The Royal Family 9-5” will air at 20.00 hours local time. Jesper Börjesson, the show’s host, had the opportunity to follow the Swedish Royal Family throughout the year to see the work they do at home and abroad. The show is expected to give an exclusive insight into…
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