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Taking a look at all of the 2021 royal Christmas greetings


The Belgian Royal Family released a new family photo to mark the Christmas holiday and to wish everyone well during the holiday season. It features on their Christmas card this year.

Photo: Royal Palace – Bas Bogaerts


The Danish Royal Family celebrated Christmas with an advent photo each day on their social media channels. Additionally, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie released a few images on the Royal Family’s Instagram account to wish everyone a Merry Christmas. The family images also feature their two children, Prince Henrik and Princess Athena, in the family home in France, where they are marking the holiday.

Queen Margrethe has been joined by Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary and their four children at Marselisborg Palace. The Danish Royal House posted images of Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine helping Queen Margrethe decorate the Christmas tree.


Queen Rania revealed a new family photo to wish everyone well during the holiday season. As Muslims, they do not celebrate Christmas, so she wished everyone a Happy New Year.

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In Luxembourg, the Grand Ducal Court released family photos of the Hereditary Grand Ducal Family. They said on Instagram, “Prince Guillaume and Princess Stephanie, together with Prince Charles, wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!”


Princess Charlene broke her social media silence to share the family’s 2021 Christmas card on her Instagram account. She said: “Wishing everyone a beautiful and safe festive season all my love.”


As of writing this article, the Dutch royals had not yet released any Christmas wishes to the public.


The Norwegian Royal House released their traditional Christmas images on their website and social media handles. They announced then that King Harald and Queen Sonja were going to celebrate Christmas Eve with the Crown Prince Family at Skaugum.


Casa Real released the Christmas cards of King Felipe and Queen Letizia and King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía earlier in December. The card of Felipe and Letizia will be sent out to the public, while the card of Juan Carlos and Sofía will be for close family and friends.


The Crown Princess Family of Sweden always releases a Christmas video to the public to mark the holiday season. This year, the video featured Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar lighting the fourth Advent candle and wishing everyone a Merry Christmas.

The children of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel were also featured on Instagram for St Lucia Day.


In the UK, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released a new family photo taken in Jordan earlier this year.

Photo: Kensington Palace

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall also revealed their 2021 Christmas card.

Lastly, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex revealed their Christmas card featuring their new family of four. Baby Lili is seen for the first time on the card.

Photo by Alexi Lubomirski.

Their card says: “Happy Holidays

This year, 2021, we welcomed our daughter, Lilibet, to the world. Archie made us a ‘Mama’ and a ‘Papa’, and Lili made us a family. As we look forward to 2022, we have made donations on your behalf to several organizations that honor and protect families – from those being relocated from Afghanistan, to American families in need of paid parental leave:

Team Rubicon


Human First Coalition

Humanity Crew


Paid Leave For All


Marshall Plan for Moms

Wishing you a happy holiday season and a prosperous New Year, from our family to yours!

As ever,

Harry, Meghan, Archie & Lili

About author

Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. She's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.