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Sweden's Royal Family hosts the annual Swedish Dinner at Royal Palace

The Swedish Royal Family received representatives from all over the country on Friday at the annual Swedish Dinner held at the Royal Palace. The Swedish Dinner aims to pay tribute to people who have made significant contributions in Sweden. On Friday evening, the Royal Family hosted around 170 guests for dinner at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. The guests consisted of representatives from the…
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Before they were royal: The life of Queen Silvia of Sweden

She would go on to become the longest-serving Queen of Sweden, but no one could have expected what the future reserved for her as Silvia Renate Sommerlath was born on 23 December 1943 in Heidelberg, Germany. The youngest and only daughter of Walther Sommerlath and Alice…
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Sweden's King and Queen continue Japanese trip alongside Crown Prince Couple

Day three is in the books for King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden on their trip to Japan. Their Majesties led separate programmes for the morning before reuniting for events in the afternoon and evening. Yesterday morning, the King attended a business forum while Queen Silvia participated in a conference, organised by Swedish Care International, on dementia where she spoke to those…
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King and Queen of Sweden begin visit to Japan

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden unofficially began their official visit to Japan on Sunday. The tour officially starts today when Their Majesties are received by Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko. The King and Queen were invited by the Japanese government…
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Queen Silvia buys annual Mayflower

Queen Silvia of Sweden has purchased the first Mayflower pin of the year, as she traditionally does. The sale of this year’s pin began yesterday, 12 April. The 2018 pins are gold and black with a pearl in the middle. The Queen, who always looks forward to this event each year, bought the pin from two students, Yossef (10) and Alice (9), yesterday who had been invited to the Royal Palace…
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King and Queen of Sweden send Easter greeting

Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden sent their Easter greetings on Saturday from the village of Storlien, Sweden, on the Royal Court’s Instagram page. A photo of the couple sitting by the fire with their dog, Brandie, in the snow. Their message said, “The royal couple wishes a happy Easter from Storlien.” Storlien, two kilometres from the border…
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