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Taking a look at Swedish royal christenings

As Princess Adrienne’s christening takes place tomorrow in the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace, we are taking a look at the traditions of Swedish royal christenings – all of which have been seen as state occasions for centuries. Since 1906, Swedish royals have worn the same christening gown. It was first worn by then-Prince Gustaf Adolf (later King Gustaf VI Adolf) and has been…
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Godparents for Sweden's Princess Adrienne announced

The Swedish Royal Court has announced the godparents for Princess Adrienne this morning. Princess Adrienne is the third child of Princess Madeleine and her American-British husband, Chris O’Neill. She will be christened tomorrow at the Royal Chapel of Drottningholm Palace.
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Swedish royals take part in National Day celebrations

The Swedish Royal Family took part in the annual National Day celebrations today in Stockholm and Strömsholm. The royals making appearances today were King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle, Prince Oscar, Prince Carl…
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Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar appear in traditional Swedish National Day image

Following years of tradition, the Swedish Royal Court has released an image of Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar for National Day this morning. As usual, young Estelle is dressed in the yellow, blue and white national dress of Sweden; she will appear alongside her parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles later today in a carriage procession in the outfit matching all the other female members of the…
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Prince Daniel visits Bäckahagens school

Yesterday, Prince Daniel of Sweden visited Bäckahagens school in Bandhagen, Sweden, for the purpose of getting children up and moving with his and Crown Princess Victoria’s Gen Pep organisation. The Prince chose to visit this school as it is part of the pilot programme of Gen Pep. The Royal Court explained that Bäckahagens school is “actively working to increase the movement and…
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Swedish Royal Family’s National Day schedule announced

The schedule for the Swedish Royal Family on National Day (6 June) has been announced by the Royal Court of Sweden. The Royal Family will celebrate in both Stockholm and Strömsholm. To begin the morning, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia will open the Royal Palace in Stockholm at 10 am at the Western Gate from the Outer Courtyard. Entry into the Royal Palace on National Day is free. More…
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