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Swedish royals mark National Day with sweet Instagram tributes


Photo: Princess Madeleine/Instagram

The Swedish Royal Family has marked National Day with sweet tributes on Instagram.

Princess Madeleine, who lives in Florida with her husband and three children, shared a photo on her Instagram account wishing everyone a happy National Day. The photo features her three children, Princess Leonore, Prince Nicolas and Princess Adrienne. Her message, written in Swedish, translates in English to: “Happy National Day to the finest Sweden!”

Due to the health crisis, Madeleine and her family have not been able to visit Sweden since 2019. Both she and her husband, Chris, have been vaccinated, and it is thought they will travel to Sweden at some point during the summer if allowed by Swedish health authorities.

On Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia’s Instagram account, a photo of Princess Sofia was shared, making a floral arrangement for the holiday. Their message translates to, “Happy National Day!”

Although they live in Sweden, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia did not take part in any public celebrations this year. The festivities were scaled down due to the ongoing global health emergency, and as such, only King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel participated.

Crown Princess Victoria and her family released their annual National Day images this morning along with a video of the family decorating their home at Haga Palace for the day.

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.