Sweden

Crown Princess Couple of Sweden visits Electrolux

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel visited a familiar household name on Wednesday, honouring the 100th anniversary of appliance brand Electrolux. During their visit, the Crown Princess Couple got a tour of the company’s Stockholm headquarters and learned more about Electrolux’s history, including viewing some vintage products. Marketing Director Lars Hygrell spoke with…
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Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia release new image to celebrate Prince Gabriel's second birthday

Yesterday, Prince Gabriel of Sweden turned two, and his parents, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, released a new photo of the tot that was taken by the Princess. Prince Gabriel is the Prince Couple’s younger son; their elder son is three-year-old Prince Alexander. While his older brother looks more like their father, Prince Gabriel distinctly has his mother’s bright blue eyes…
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Palaces & BuildingsSweden

Taking a look at Stockholm Palace

Sitting on the water in the Swedish capital of Stockholm is Stockholm Palace, commonly referred to just as The Royal Palace; it is the official residence and location of the offices of the His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia and where they conduct royal…
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Crown Princess Victoria visits the Marine Centre and Simris Alg

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden paid a visit to the Marine Centre and Simris Alg late last week. On Thursday, Victoria began a day of engagements focusing on marine life and the marine economy. In the morning, she visited the Marine Centre in Simrishamn with the Director-General of the Sea and Water Authority, Jakob Granit, who filled her in on what the Centre does; as well as learning…
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Palaces & BuildingsSweden

Taking a look at Drottningholm Palace

The private residence of the Swedish Royal Family, Drottningholm Palace, was built in the 1600s and is listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. The Swedish Monarchy says that it is the “most well-preserved royal castle built in the 1600s in Sweden and at the same time is representative of all European architecture for the period.” It has been the family’s private home since 1981 and is…
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