Formal Gathering of the Swedish Academy 2019

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I dag närvarade Kungaparet och Kronprinsessparet vid Svenska Akademiens högtidssammankomst i Börshuset i Stockholm. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Kung Gustav III, Akademiens grundare, utfärdade noggranna anvisningar för ceremonin, vilka i allt väsentligt fortfarande följs. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Vid årets högtidssammankomst tog fyra nya ledamöter inträde bland @de_aderton: författaren Tua Forsström, författaren Ellen Mattson, författaren Anne Swärd och filosofen Åsa Wikforss. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ H.M. Konungen är Svenska Akademiens höge beskyddare. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📷: Pelle T Nilsson/SPA

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King Carl XVI Gustav and Queen Silvia were joined by Crown Princess Victoria, and Prince Daniel as they attended the annual Formal Gathering of the Swedish Academy at the Stortorget in Stockholm on the evening of December 20th, which is always held four days before Christmas. The Formal Gathering is scheduled the last engagement of the Swedish Royal Family this year. At the Gathering, the Swedish Academy decides on the Nobel Laureates for the following year’s Nobel Prizes. Unlike previous years, other members of the Royal Family were not present.

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King Carl XVI Gustav wore White Tie with the Sash and Star of the Order of the Seraphim and the Neck Badge of the Order of the Polar Star. Queen Silvia wore a black gown, pearl earrings, diamond riviere, the Sash and Star of the Order of the Seraphim, and King Carl Gustaf’s Portrait Brooch. Crown Princess Victoria wore a maroon jacket and skirt, diamond earrings and brooch, the Sash and Star of the Order of the Seraphim, and King Carl Gustaf’s Portrait Brooch. Prince Daniel wore White Tie with the Sash and Star of the Order of the Seraphim and the Neck Badge of the Order of the Polar Star.

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