King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden started Day 2 of their State Visit to Germany in Hamburg, where they attended a seminar on sustainable mobility, and a press conference at the Elbe Philharmonic Hall. The Royal couple also visited the Princess library of the Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg before hosting a return banquet at Charlottenburg Palace.
The King & Queen of Sweden traveled from Berlin to start their day in Hamburg, where they were welcomed at the City Hall by the Lord Mayor of the city. The Royal couple attended a seminar on sustainable mobility organised by Business Sweden with the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce. Subsequently, the King & Queen visited a city planning project and the Elbe Philharmonic Hall, where they had a press conference.
After returning to Berlin, they King Carl Gustaf & Queen Silvia visited the Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg and toured their new Prinzessinnenbibliothek (Princess’s Library), which includes the collection of Luise Ulrike, born Princess of Prussia and later Queen of Sweden, who was instrumental in making Sweden the first country to have freedom of press.
In the evening, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia gave a return banquet at the Charlottenburg Palace for German President Gauck and his partner.
For the day engagements, King Carl Gustaf wore a dark suit with a pink tie. Queen Silvia wore a royal blue suit with a distinctive blue cape with a diamond bow brooch. For the Banquet, the King wore black tie. Queen Silvia wore a purple evening gown with The Baden Fringe Tiara, pearl drop earrings, and Queen Victoria’s pearl and diamond stomacher.
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