The Swedish Royal Court has announced that Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel will visit Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania in 2018. They will be visiting the countries to mark the 100th anniversary of the countries independence or renewed independence.
The first country the Crown Princess Couple will visit is Latvia on the 27 April. The Swedish Royal Court has already released the schedule.
Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel will be welcomed by the President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis and his wife Iveta Vējone. Then the pair will have a lunch with the presidential couple at Riga Castle.
From there the Crown Princess Couple will visit the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga and talk about the future work of the United Nations global sustainability goals with participants from the leadership program “Future Leaders Academy”. Crown Princess Victoria is a special advocate for the SDG’s of the United Nations.
In the late afternoon, the Crown Princess couple will also visit National Library of Latvia, as well as attending the opening of the exhibition “Portable landscapes” at the Latvian National Museum of Art.
Next up for Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel is a visit to Estonia. They will visit the country on the 19 August. A concrete schedule of the visit is expected to be announced closer to the date.
So far there hasn’t been an announcement on the date for the visit to Lithuania.
The visits are also made to underline the importance of Sweden’s close relations with its neighbouring countries.
Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel are not the only royals who will be visiting the countries in honour of their 100th anniversary of independence or renewed independence. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima will go on State Visit to the three Baltic States between the 11th and 15th of June.