Sweden

Prince Alexander of Sweden makes public debut at Sweden's National Day

Prince Alexander of Sweden, son of Prince Carl-Philip and Princess Sofia, has made his public debut at Sweden’s National Day today. His parents took him with them for the official opening of the Royal Palace. He was dressed in a white outfit and kept warm in a grey blanket. Prince Carl-Philip had the honour of opening the palace to the public, including the recently renovated west wing…
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Belgium

Princess Astrid of Belgium robbed of purse in Paris

Princess Astrid of Belgium has reportedly been robbed in Paris of her purse, according to French daily newspaper Le Parisien. The incident occurred Thursday, 2 June on the A86 Aubervilliers in France. Le Parisien reports that an assailant shattered the passenger window…
Sweden

Princess Leonore of Sweden Visits Duchy for the First Time

Sweden’s Princess Leonore, 2, accompanied by her parents Princess Madeleine and Christopher O’Neill, visited her duchy of Gotland for the first time on 3 June. Her grandfather King Carl XVI Gustaf named her the Duchess of Gotland at a cabinet meeting on 26 February 2014, just a few days after her birth in New York City on the 20 February. The young princess had a busy day of events.
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Denmark

Danish Monarchy Joins Social Media

The Danish Monarchy has announced that they have joined two new social media platforms. They will be on Facebook and Instagram, where the public can follow their activities, see preparations for big royal events, and get unique insight into the history and collections of the…
Norway

Who is Crown Prince Haakon of Norway?

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon. Photo Credit: Jørgen Gomnæs, the Royal Court. The fourth edition of “Who Is” focuses on another Scandinavian royal, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. As the youngest of King Harald and Queen Sonja’s two children, Haakon Magnus was born on 20 July 1973. He has one older sister, Princess Märtha Louise, but due to the Salic…
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Sweden

New Photos Released of Swedish Royals

Photo Anna-Lena Ahlström, The Royal Court Princess Madeleine of Sweden posted three new photographs to her Facebook page, with the caption, “My sister and I are blessed as mothers with two sweet little girls who adore each other!” The release coincides with the…
Sweden

Godparents for Prince Oscar announced

Prince Oscar Carl Olof of Sweden, the second child of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, will be christened at the royal chapel in Drottningholm Palace tomorrow. The palace chapel is where many Swedish royals are baptized, including Oscar’s older sister…
Belgium

Belgian Royal Family Remembers Victims of Brussels Attacks

On 22 May, exactly two months after the terrorist attacks in Brussels, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians attends a ceremony in the Royal Palace of Brussels to commemorate the victims and to pay tribute to the emergency services. They were joined by King Albert II, Queen Paola, Princess Astrid, Prince Lorenz, Prince Laurent, Princess Claire and 500 guests. In his speech King Philippe…
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