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Zara Larsson declines to sing at Crown Princess Victoria’s birthday celebrations

Swedish singer Zara Larsson has recently declined when she was asked to perform at the birthday celebrations of Crown Princess Victoria. The singer and the Crown Princess family recently had a meeting.

Each year Crown Princess Victoria’s birthday ends with a big concert in her honour on Öland, Sweden. It is an opportunity for young artists to become more known in Sweden as the concert is also broadcasted on the Swedish national television SVT. This year Zara Larsson (known from Ain’t My Fault, Symphony and Uncover) was asked. Surprisingly the singer told the court “no”. In a recent conversation with Aftonbladet, Zara’s mother explained that Zara had already promised to perform at her cousin’s wedding on the same day.

P: Erika Gerdemark,

However, Zara did get to meet the Crown Princess when she and her mother were invited for lunch at Haga Slott. As it was a private lunch, the court doesn’t wish to comment. Also attending the lunch were Prince Daniel and the young Prince Oscar. Sources close to Zara Larsson revealed that Crown Princess Victoria invited the singer because she would like Zara to get involved with one of the organisations of whom the Crown Princess is a patron. Crown Princess Victoria is for example patron of the Royal Academy of Music. Zara Larsson’s mother Agnetha didn’t want to reveal the subject of the meeting but stated that “more information will be revealed in the future” and that she only attended the meeting to support her daughter. Mother Agnetha continued that Crown Princess Victoria was very nice and kind.

Crown Princess Victoria will be celebrating her 40th birthday on July 14. This year her birthday celebrations will be extra big with celebrations both in Stockholm and on Öland. The celebrations will be attended by the entire royal family and the Crown Princess Couple’s children Estelle and Oscar are expected to make an appearance during the festivities.   

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Laura is from Belgium and has a passion for all things royal. She is Europe Correspondent for Royal Central since October 2016 and has contributed to other news websites. In her daily life she is a fulltime student in EU-politics and political communication.