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King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia open music festival in Prince Alexander's duchy

On Sunday, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia travelled to Stenhammar Palace to open the local music festival.  The World of Music at Stenhammar is a festival that saw its birth only in 2019 and had to be cancelled in 2020. But in his opening speech, His Majesty expressed his happiness at this event, having survived the global shutdown saying: “After last year’s break, it now feels…
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Carl XVI Gustaf presents the King's Medal

His Majesty King carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden has presented “His Majesties The King’s Medal” and “Litteris et Artibus” awards at a ceremony in the White Sea Room at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. At the medal ceremony, on September 13th 2021, the awards were…
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Crown Princess Victoria presented with Swedish Woman of the Year Award by her aunt

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden has been named the Swedish Woman of the Year, and she had a special presentation of the honour. Victoria’s beloved paternal aunt, Princess Christina, was on hand to present her niece with the award on Thursday at Millesgården on Lidingö. SWEA International, the largest non-profit Swedish promoting organisation outside Sweden and association for Swedish…
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German State Visit to Sweden concludes

The three day State Visit of German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife, Elke Büdenbender, concluded on Thursday after the German leader had seen the best Sweden has to offer with the royals at his side. The visit took place in Stockholm and Kiruna under the…
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Sapphires for September: Queen Silvia’s Leuchtenberg Sapphires

Among Europe’s royal families, the Swedish Royal Family owns one of the the most impressive jewelry collections. The Leuchtenberg sapphire and diamond parure in particular goes back to early 19th century and is said to have been a wedding gift from Napoleon Bonaparte to Princess Augusta of Bavaria, his stepson’s bride. Josephine of Leuchtenberg—Augusta’s daughter—brought it with her…
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King Carl XVI Gustaf opens new bridge in Gothenburg

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden has visited his country’s second largest city, Gothenburg, to officially open a brand new bridge. The King began his visit to Gothenburg by taking part in a seminar on the new bridge, during which representatives from the project…
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Newly-appointed big brother Prince Gabriel of Sweden is strikingly similar to mum Princess Sofia in fourth birthday snap

On the 31st of August, Sweden celebrated an exciting day with Prince Gabriel celebrating his fourth birthday.  For the occasion, the Princely Couple released a picture of him on their Instagram account, in which the birthday boy appears smiling in a striped blue and maroon shirt. The accompanying caption simply reads: “Today we celebrate our wonderful Gabriel’s 4 years,” accompanied by a…
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