Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden talks of carrying each other’s burdens and respect in Christmas address

His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden delivered his annual Christmas address on Christmas afternoon where he spoke about carrying each other’s burdens, respecting one another and the year ahead. The King began his speech saying, “Christmas is a Christian feast. We celebrate it in memory of Jesus’ birth. But the message of Christmas – about peace, joy and fellowship – it is…
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Crown Princess Family of Sweden releases annual Christmas video

The Crown Princess Family of Sweden has released their annual Christmas video. It was released on the Swedish Royal Family’s YouTube account this morning with the message, “Crown Princess Couple, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar send a Christmas greeting from Haga Palace. Merry Christmas!” The short video, by Kaffegruppen, features the family playing in the snow outside their home of…
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Princess Madeleine faces criticism for clothing choice

Last Friday, Princess Madeleine joined her family to attend the christening of her godson and nephew Prince Gabriel. Princess Madeleine has been criticised by animal rights activists for her choice of clothing for the baptism. On Friday, Prince Gabriel of Sweden, son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, was baptised in an intimate ceremony at the chapel of Drottningholm Palace. The Prince…
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Sweden's Prince Gabriel christened

At noon local time in Sweden, His Royal Highness Prince Gabriel, the second son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, was christened into the Church of Sweden in the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace. The christening was aired live on SVT and will remain on their website until 31 December for free viewing. It can be viewed here. Princess Madeleine, Prince Carl Philip and Princess…
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