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Swedish royals celebrate National Day as things return to normal

The Swedish Royal Family celebrated National Day with no restrictions for the first time in two years as the global health crisis subsides. The day began with King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia in Blekinge for a celebration of Olofström’s 50th anniversary as a municipality. They visited Volvo Cars to learn more about the factories and materials for Volvo vehicles. The King and Queen…
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Princess Madeleine to miss National Day celebrations

Princess Madeleine and her family will miss Sweden’s National Day celebrations on 6 June. The family usually spends the summer in Sweden, and this year is no different. However, they will not make the trip to Europe from Florida in time for the national holiday. The Royal Court confirmed to Svenskdam that Princess Madeleine, her husband Chris O’Neill and their three children…
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Prince Carl Philip celebrates Veterans Day

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden has celebrated Veterans Day. The Prince laid a wreath at the Veterans Monument at the Maritime Museum in Stockholm. Prince Carl Philip also handed out medals to military personnel. The Swedish Armed Forces medal went to those who had been…
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Details released for Sweden's National Day celebrations

The Swedish Royal Court has released details for this year’s National Day celebrations on 6 June. After two years of scaled-down celebrations due to the global health crisis, things will be back to normal in 2022. King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia will start the day in Olofström, Blekinge, with a visit to Volvo Cars. They will then be at Holje Park for celebrations that include…
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King Carl Gustaf watches military defence exercises

The political situation in Europe is tense after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. One of the significant consequences is that the neutral nations of Sweden and Finland have applied for NATO membership. In the recent years, Sweden has invested heavily in upgrading its…
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Sweden pulls all the stops on first day of crucial Finnish State Visit

The Swedish Royal Family pulled out all the stops for the first day of the Finnish State Visit, a crucial engagement that comes when the two nations have officially begun the process of obtaining full NATO membership. The official welcome took place at the Royal Stables, where Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and First Lady Jenni Haukio met with King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia.
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