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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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 this time the Queen awarded scholarships to the prize winners from both 2019 and 2020. The Queen Silvia Nursing Award was…
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Prince Carl Philip celebrates Swedish food

Prince Carl Philip has sent congratulations as “The Chef of the Year” competition took place in Stockholm. This year’s winner is Gustav Leonhardt and he received a special message from Prince Carl Philip. The prince, who did not have the opportunity to attend this year’s competition in person, sent a digital greeting to this year’s eight competing chefs and the…
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Prince Daniel of Sweden's year, in photos

Prince Daniel of Sweden celebrates his birthday on September 15th and he’s got an eventful year to look back on. Olof Daniel Westling was born on September 15th 1973, the same day that his father-in-law became King of Sweden. Daniel married Crown Princess Victoria…
Sweden

Sweden's Royal Family attends opening of Parliament

King Carl XVI Gustaf has overseen the official opening of the Swedish parliament, the Riksdag. The new parliamentary year has thus begun. The King was accompanied by Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel. Before the ceremony in the Riksdag, the royals joined the Speaker of the Riksdag and the Prime Minister, as well as members of the Riksdag in the Great Church to attend the…
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