What to expect for Prince Julian of Sweden's christening

In less than a week’s time, Prince Julian of Sweden will be baptised and become a member of the Swedish Lutheran church. This will be the first official gathering of all the members of the Swedish Royal Family in more than a year. Here’s everything you need to know about the christening of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia’s eighth grandchild. The ceremony On Saturday…
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How the Swedish royals celebrate National Day

On 6 June, Sweden celebrates its National Day or “Nationaldagen”. This is, of course, a significant day for the Swedish Royal Family as they step out in full force to join in the celebrations. Just like last year, this year’s National Day celebrations are scaled back due to the ongoing pandemic. But let’s take a look at how National Day is usually celebrated. On the 6th…
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Crown Princess Victoria: Godmother of Europe

Crown Princess Victoria is often referred to as the ‘Godmother of Europe.’ She received this rather unusual nickname because she has 18 (yes, eighteen) godchildren. Crown Princess Victoria is one of Europe’s most popular royals. Every single year she is…

What does the historic meeting between King Philippe and his half-sister mean?

King Philippe of the Belgians and his half-sister, Princess Delphine of Belgium, have met each other for the first time. His Majesty the King invited his “new” sister Delphine to his home at the Castle of Laeken last week. What does this historic meeting mean for the future? The private meeting between King Philippe of the Belgians and his half-sister, Princess Delphine, is a…
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King Philippe of the Belgians appoints new federal government

King Philippe of the Belgians has appointed the ministers of the new federal government at the Royal Palace. After nearly 500 days of forming a government, the new ministers have taken the oath before His Majesty the King. At 10 am sharp King Philippe received the Prime Minister and other ministers who will form the new federal government in an audience at the Royal Palace of Brussels. One by…
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