Sweden

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 honour the black and white court dresses that the ladies used to wear to the opening session. The family first attended a…
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King and Queen of Sweden start state visit to Ireland

On 22 May, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden started their three-day state visit to Ireland. They spent the first day of the state visit in Dublin where they were officially welcomed by President Michael D. Higgins and his wife, Sabina Higgins at the Presidential Palace. King Carl XVI Gustaf inspected the guard of honour and took part in a tree planting ceremony. Photo: Sara…
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The christening of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

With the christening of Princess Adrienne of Sweden, the third child of Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill, later this morning, we are taking a look back at the christenings of her grandfather, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.  King Carl XVI Gustaf was born 30 April 1946 as the last of Prince Gustaf Adolf and Princess Sibylla’s five children at Haga Palace. Carl Gustaf has four…
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King Carl XVI Gustaf concerned about crisis in Swedish Academy

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden has expressed his concerns about the ongoing crisis in the Swedish Academy in a short interview yesterday. The King made the statement as he attended the annual meeting of the ICC at the Grand Hôtel in Stockholm. Currently, the Swedish Academy is going through a crisis. The background of the crisis is a vote on one of its members, Katarina Frostenson. Her husband is…
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