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Details of Swedish Crown Princess Couple's visit to Denmark announced

The program for Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel’s upcoming working visit to Denmark has been revealed. The Swedish Royal House published the itinerary on Wednesday, noting that this is a reciprocal visit to Denmark after Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark paid a working visit to Sweden in 2017. The three-day stay takes place from 16 to 18 September and…
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Swedish Royal Family attends Opening of Parliament

On 10 September, the Swedish Royal Family attended the annual Opening of Parliament in Stockholm. Only Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill were absent as they stayed in Florida where they currently live. Traditionally, the Royal Family wears black and white outfits to…
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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…
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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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King of Sweden hands out Solliden Prize

King Carl XVI Gustaf presented the Solliden Prize to Pav Johnsson, a nature expert, in a ceremony in Öland at Solliden Palace on Thursday. King Carl XVI Gustaf was accompanied by Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria, who were dressed in traditional Öland folkcostumes for the ceremony. The Solliden Prize is presented annually to “a person who has made a recognised effort or…
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Images from Victoriadagen over the years

Each year on 14 July, Victoriadagen (or Victoria Day in English) is celebrated in Sweden on the island of Öland. The day is significant as it is Crown Princess Victoria’s birthday, and it was first celebrated in 1979 – when Victoria was two-years-old. For…
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Royal Wedding Flowers: Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden

June is royal wedding month in Sweden and one particular date is filled with regal marriage memories. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia wed on June 19th 1976 and their eldest child and heir to the throne, Crown Princess Victoria, chose the same date for her marriage to Daniel Westling in 2010. Mother and daughter wore the same tiara for their marriages and selected cream and green blooms for…
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