Sweden

King Carl Gustaf re-establishes Swedish regiment

King Carl XVI Gustaf has visited the military camp of Arvidsjaur for a ceremony to re-establish Sweden’s Norrland’s Dragon Regiment, K4. Flags were hoisted over the camp at Arvidsjaur on September 24th 2021 to welcome the Swedish King. In connection with the Swedish defence decision in 2004, the regiment was disbanded and reorganized into the Army’s fighter battalion as part of…
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Sweden

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden hands out scholarships to young artists

His Royal Highness Prince Carl Philip has always been interested in art. He himself has been a keen artist and has designed a number of artistic objects. On Wednesday, September 22, Prince Carl Philip handed out scholarships in a drawing competition called ‘The Thinking Hand’. The ceremony took place in Gustav III’s Antique Museum at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. The Thinking…
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Sweden

Queen Silvia presents her nursing awards

Queen Silvia of Sweden has presented “The Queen Silvia Nursing Award” to nursing students who have contributed innovative ideas that promote the care of the elderly and people with dementia. Last year’s award ceremony was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, so…
Serbia

Crown Princess Katherine’s Foundation celebrates a special anniversary

For two decades, the Crown Princess Katherine Foundation has supported Serbia’s healthcare, social welfare, and education systems. Special focus is given to raising awareness of the importance of breast cancer prevention with the provision of medical equipment, such as mammography machines, ultrasounds and a sequencer for testing cancer genes. During this period, over 145,000 women have…
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Norway

Extraordinary Council of State takes place in Oslo

The domestic political situation is changing in Norway, and this also means other tasks for King Harald and Crown Prince Haakon. Following last week’s parliamentary elections in Norway, Prime Minister Erna Solberg has informed the King that she would resign in October.
Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf attends 90th anniversary of the Mälar Scouts

King Carl XVI Gustaf has attended in the Mälar Scouts’ 90th anniversary, which took place at the corps’ scout cabin on the Swedish island of Lovön. Since childhood, the king has participated in scout activities of various kinds both in Sweden and abroad. Since 1977, the King has been honorary chairman of the World Scout Foundation. His Majesty the King was welcomed to the cabin…
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