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Prince Carl Philip opens photo exhibition

The summer is in full swing but the Swedish Royal Family is getting back to work. This week, Prince Carl Philip of Sweden attended the digital opening of the nature photo exhibition “Royal National City Park – 25 Years”. The exhibition, with 28 curated photographs, will be on show in Stockholm until 13 September 2020. In a two-minute long video, the prince opened the…
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Princess Christina of Sweden turns 77

Princess Christina of Sweden, Mrs Magnuson is celebrating her 77th birthday today. The Princess will celebrate her birthday privately with her family. She retired from public duties on her 75th birthday two years ago after many years of service to the crown. She spent 45…
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Crown Princess Victoria opens Stockholm Digital Pride Parade 2020

Crown Princess Victoria has shared a message for the Stockholm Digital Pride Parade, which took place on Saturday, telling all those who are celebrating Pride around the world that “I stand behind you.” Crown Princess Victoria’s message, which was shared on the Royal House social media accounts, reads: “Dear Pride celebrators, on this day, Stockholm would usually be adorned with…
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Sweden’s Royal Court having financial difficulty

Sweden’s Royal Court is having financial problems, the Royal Court has said. The royal palaces have been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The visitors are absent, and a loss of approximately 75 per cent of the revenue is expected this year. According to the Head…
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Killed in battle: King Karl XII of Sweden

King Karl XII of Sweden was born 17 June 1682 as the son of King Karl XI and the Danish-born Ulrika Eleonora. Karl continued his father’s war politics against other Nordic nations, which led to Denmark joining forces with Poland and Russia. They then went to war with…
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Nobel banquet in Stockholm cancelled due to COVID-19

One of the Swedish Royal Family’s most prominent events has been cancelled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The traditional banquet for the Nobel Laureates in Stockholm’s City Hall will not take place this year because it requires over a thousand people in a small area which is not advisable during the current pandemic. The Swedish Royal Family always attends in all their…
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Jewels for July: Sweden’s rubies

Surprisingly, Sweden has few rubies in its very vast arsenal of royal jewels. They have a beautiful ruby tiara that Queen Silvia has stunned in and a diamond and ruby brooch worn by several women in the Royal Family. The King Edward VII Ruby Tiara This tiara arrived in…
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How Crown Princess Victoria will celebrate her birthday this year

Tomorrow, on the 14th of July, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden celebrates her 43rd birthday. Due to the coronavirus, this year’s festivities will be scaled down significantly, and the Crown Princess will have to celebrate without most of her family. Every year on the 14th of July, the birthday of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (called Victoriadagen) is celebrated publically at the…
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