Sweden

The King of Sweden celebrates legacy of his grandmother at new royal exhibition

On Sweden’s national day, King Carl XVI Gustaf officially opened an exhibition about his grandmother called “Daisy – Crown Princess Margaret, 1882–1920”. Before the inauguration, the King was joined by Queen Silvia , Crown Princess Victoria and his sister, Princess Christina, for a visit to the exhibition. During the tour, led by Exhibition Commissioner Bronwyn Griffith, the King…
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Denmark

Crown Princess Mary opens new hospital in Herlev

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark participated on Thursday in the inauguration of the new Herlev Hospital’s Emergency Room and Woman-Child Centre. Her Royal Highness presided over the official inauguration by cutting a red rope. The inauguration was also attended by Danish Minister of Health Magnus Heunicke and Regional Council Chairman Sophie Hæstorp Andersen. After the…
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Norway

Norway’s Crown Prince Couple go on a paddle trip

Earlier this week, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette Marit went on a paddle trip with four young people in the Oslo Fjord. Over the past year, outdoor life has been an important escape for many young Norwegian people. At the bay of Rolfsbukta in Bærum, outside…
Sweden

Crown Princess Victoria hands out the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

On Monday, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden presented the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award to the South Korean picture book artist Baek Heena and the French author Jean-Claude Mourlevat at a digital awards ceremony. The ceremony was also attended by the Swedish Minister of Culture and Democracy, Amanda Lind. The award ceremony began with Minister Amanda Lind giving a speech before the Crown…
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Norway

The use of Norway’s Royal Train carriage sparks national debate

The use of Norway’s Royal Train carriage has sparked a national debate as a result of the country’s railway reform. Due to a change in the way the railway system is run, a museum has taken over the ownership of the carriage, created a great debate in Norway. Åge-Christoffer Lundeby, communications manager for Norway’s largest train-company VY, said: “It is stupid to have a…
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