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Queen Silvia and IKEA team up to provide housing for dementia patients

Queen Silvia has leant her support – and her name – to a new affordable housing scheme for those suffering from memory loss. The SilviaBo project will make housing safe and accessible for dementia patients in Sweden and is part of BoKlok, a partnership between IKEA and Swedish construction company Skanska. The two companies joined forces in the 1990s to create affordable…
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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…
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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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King and Queen of Sweden visit Crime Prevention Council

The King and Queen of Sweden visited the Crime Prevention Council (Brå) Wednesday to learn more about how the organisation is working to reduce crime and develop knowledge in the judicial system. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia were welcomed to the offices by Director General Erik Wennerström, Deputy Director-General Björn Borschos and Chief of Staff Anna Westphalen. Their meeting focused…
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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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Swedish royals celebrate World Childhood Foundation's 20th anniversary

Members of the Swedish Royal Family celebrated the World Childhood Foundation’s 20th anniversary yesterday in Stockholm. Earlier in the day, Princess Madeleine and Queen Silvia attended the World Childhood Foundation’s executive meeting. The Princess, who flew into her hometown for the celebrations from her home in Florida, posted about the meeting on her Instagram account. …
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