Happy First Anniversary to Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden!

It was a beautiful day on 13 June 2015 when Prince Carl Philip, then 36, married Sofia Hellqvist, then 30, at the Royal Chapel in Stockholm Palace, which was broadcast live by Swedish channel, SVT. Their engagement was announced on 27 June 2014. In the announcement, Carl Philip and Sofia through the Swedish Royal Court said, “We are looking forward to a summer wedding in the middle of June…
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Swedish newborn Prince's name revealed!

The youngest member of the Swedish Royal Family’s name was announced today during a cabinet meeting by his grandfather Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and in the presence of his aunt Crown Princess Victoria. The young Prince, son of Prince Carl-Philip and Princess Sofia…

A Very Swedish Christmas

Next on our tour of Royal Christmas festivities is Sweden. Like any good celebration, the Swedish Royal Family keeps food in focus. With Queen Silvia’s birthday falling on December 23 her needs and wants are always taken to heart. One of her favourites is…
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Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden Accept Christmas Trees

Since the late 1960s, the Forestry Programme at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) has donated Christmas trees to the Swedish royal family. The trees are brought to the castle in Stockholm by voluntary students of the university and accepted by members of the royal family. The tradition has been going on for so long that Nordmann firs are known more commonly as “the…
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