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Queen Silvia visits South Africa for World Childhood Foundation

Queen Silvia visited South Africa earlier this week to view projects supported by the World Childhood Foundation and other organisations. The World Childhood Foundation has partnerships with 12 projects in South Africa that range from support to victims of child abuse, home visits to pregnant women and new parents, therapy for children who have been abused, and helping to prepare children to…
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Swedish Royal Family celebrates Queen Silvia's birthday at Oscar Theatre

The Swedish Royal Family gathered at Oscar Theatre last night to celebrate Queen Silvia’s 75th birthday which is on 23 December. The event “A tribute show for HM the Queen” touched on the important work Queen Silvia has undertaken in her time as Queen. The Queen was able to spend time with all three of her children, as Princess Madeleine and her family have travelled to Sweden…
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Queen Silvia of Sweden on retirement

There’s good news for all of us who have a bit of a soft spot for Queen Silvia of Sweden. The royal, who turns 75 next week, has promised she has no plans to retire. The confirmation that we’ll be seeing a lot more of Silvia in the future came in an interview…
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King Carl XVI Gustaf hands out Nobel Prizes

King Carl XVI Gustaf has handed out the Nobel Prizes during a ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall. The other members of the Swedish Royal Family were also in attendance. Each year on the 10th of December, King Carl XVI Gustaf hands out the Nobel Prizes, consisting of a medal and a diploma, during a glamorous ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall. This year it was no different as 1,560 guests…
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Grandmother Silvia to the rescue in New York

Queen Silvia and her daughter Princess Madeleine of Sweden have attended the World Childhood Foundation’s Thank you Gala in New York. Grandmother Silvia came to the rescue after her daughter asked for her help as her three children got sick. Princess Madeleine, her husband Chris O’Neill and their three children recently moved to Florida so that Princess Madeleine was able to work for…
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