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The Swedish Royal Family steps out in full swing to honour Nobel Laureates

As each year on the 10th of December, the Swedish Royal Family attended the Nobel Prize Ceremony at the Concert Hall of Stockholm to honour the Laureates. During the ceremony, King Carl XVI Gustaf handed out 14 Nobel Prizes in five categories. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia were joined by Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel as they stepped out on the stage of the Concert Hall in…
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Swedish Royals mourn singer Marie Fredriksson

In what should be a week of celebrations, devastating news has reached the Swedish Royal Family. Marie Fredriksson, one of Sweden’s greatest singers both solo and as part of the group “Roxette” has passed away at the age of 61. Ms. Fredriksson had long been…
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Gifts Princess Elisabeth received for her 18th birthday

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant turned 18 on the 25th of October. To mark the day, the Royal Court organised a unique birthday ceremony. Next to the Royal Family, the guests included the ministers of all governments, 18-year-olds from all Belgian provinces, the palace staff, the staff of the Princess Elisabeth Children’s hospital and family friends. But what does one give…
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King Carl Gustaf reacts to the death of Professor Sara Danius - the first woman to head the Swedish Academy

King Carl XVI Gustaf has reacted to the news that Professor Sara Danius has died at the age of 57. Professor Danius was a well-known Swedish scientist, style icon, feminist and former Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy. On Saturday morning, the Professor’s family announced the news of her passing. Professor Danius died surrounded by her family from breast cancer. In a…
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Queen Mathilde to promote music on national television

Queen Mathilde of Belgium will feature in a new programme about music for eight weeks on national television. In the programme, Her Majesty will receive young musicians at the Royal Palace and hear them play their instrument. Her Majesty Queen Mathilde has never hidden away her passion for music. As Honorary-President, she often attends the various sessions of the prestigious Queen Elisabeth…
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