InsightSweden

Charity Spotlight: Project Playground

Project Playground is a non-profit organisation which focuses on improving life opportunities for children and young people. It was founded in 2010 by Princess Sofia of Sweden and Frida Vesterberg. Founders: Princess Sofia and Frida Vesterberg. Photo: Project Playground Project Playground explained to Royal Central, “The vision is a safe world where every child grows up with a belief in…
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Sweden

Happy First Anniversary to Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden!

It was a beautiful day on 13 June 2015 when Prince Carl Philip, then 36, married Sofia Hellqvist, then 30, at the Royal Chapel in Stockholm Palace, which was broadcast live by Swedish channel, SVT. Their engagement was announced on 27 June 2014. In the announcement, Carl Philip and Sofia through the Swedish Royal Court said, “We are looking forward to a summer wedding in the middle of June…
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OpinionSweden

What is so special about a Swedish Royal Christening?

It is a question that I have wondered since 2012 when we witnessed the christening of Princess Estelle in May. In 2013 came princess Leonore, and in 2015 Prince Nicolas. Recently it was Prince Oscar’s turn to receive his first holy sacrament, and the feeling remains. What makes the christenings of this royal house so appreciated by royal watchers throughout the world? The Swedish Royal…
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Sweden

New Photos Released of Swedish Royals

Photo Anna-Lena Ahlström, The Royal Court Princess Madeleine of Sweden posted three new photographs to her Facebook page, with the caption, “My sister and I are blessed as mothers with two sweet little girls who adore each other!” The release coincides with the…
Sweden

Godparents for Prince Oscar announced

Prince Oscar Carl Olof of Sweden, the second child of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, will be christened at the royal chapel in Drottningholm Palace tomorrow. The palace chapel is where many Swedish royals are baptized, including Oscar’s older sister, four-year-old, Princess Estelle. The two-month-old’s godparents have been this afternoon announced by the Swedish Royal Court…
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