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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 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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Swedish Royal Family gathers for the Polar Music Prize Ceremony 2019

King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia and their family, have made their traditional appearance at the ceremony of the Polar Music Prize 2019. King Carl XVI Gustaf was asked to hand out the awards to this year’s laureates. The Swedish Royal Family was well represented at the award ceremony and subsequent banquet of the Polar Music Prize 2019. King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess…
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Who is Prince Carl Philip of Sweden?

On 13 May 1979, Queen Silvia of Sweden gave birth to her second child, a son, at Stockholm Palace. The son, the new Crown Prince of Sweden’s birth was celebrated with a 42-gun salute. The King was away on a trip and was not able to get back to Stockholm in time for…
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Prince Carl Philip runs in race for children

Prince Carl Philip joined those running on Sunday to support the Lilla Barnets Fond, or Little Child’s Fund, a nonprofit association that supports medical research and development for newborn children and their future health. The prince has served as patron of the fund since 2009. All proceeds from the “Spring for Little Life” race, which took part in Hagaparken in Stockholm…
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Prince Carl Philip visits Hanover Fair

Prince Carl Philip was in Germany to attend the Hanover Fair earlier this week, as the event focused on Swedish partnership. On Monday, Prince Carl Philip attended a presentation and roundtable discussion about the digitisation of physical products with data and services…
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Swedish royals host dinner for Parliament

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia hosted a dinner at the Royal Palace on Thursday evening for the 432 members of Parliament and government. Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, and Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia also attended the dinner, which is held every…
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Prince Carl Philip to step away from racing in 2019 to focus on family

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden has been passionate about racing for years and competed in the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship. But with two young children and a busy schedule of royal engagements, it seems the Swedish prince will be taking some time out from the sport.  On Thursday he shared an adorable snap of himself with Prince Alexander at a motorway on his official Instagram account…
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