The Swedish Royal Family hosted the annual Sverigemiddag (Sweden Dinner) at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on the evening of January 20th. The dinner, first held in 2013, is for all Swedes who have made an important contribution to society.
Happy Birthday to Queen Silvia of Sweden, who turns 79 today! The German-Brazilian Interpreter who became Queen of Sweden and founded the World Childhood Foundation, Queen Silvia has worn much of the splendid Swedish Royal Collection over the past five decades, but her favourite is the spectacular Leuchtenberg Sapphire Parure!
Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel joined King Carl XVI Gustav and Queen Silvia for the Formal Gathering of the Swedish Academy at the Stortorget in Stockholm, to finalise the following year’s Nobel Laureates.
The extended Swedish Royal Family have joined King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden as he awards the Nobel Prizes at the annual Ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall in Stockholm on December 10th. Afterwards, the Swedish Royal Family will attend the glittering Nobel Banquet at the Stockholm City Hall. The Noble Peace Prizes are awarded in Oslo, in a ceremony with the Norwegian Royal Family in attendance.
The Swedish Royal Family hosted the Riksdagssupé (Parliament Dinner) at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on the evening of November 29th. After each parliamentary election, the King and Queen traditionally invite the new members of parliament, the government and representatives of the Riksdag’s leadership to a dinner and concert, with the last one held in 2019. Continue reading
Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the Death of Princess Sibylla of Sweden, who passed away on this day in 1972! The Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Princess who married the Swedish Heir that died tragically young, leaving her to raise five children including the current King Carl XVI Gustaf, the Princess wore some spectacular jewels, but the one we’ve been waiting to feature is the Swedish Aquamarine Kokoshnik Tiara!
King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden are hosting King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands on their State Visit to Sweden from October 11th to the 13th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties in the first Dutch State Visit to Sweden in over 35 years. Energy transition, sustainability, the life sciences and smart mobility are central themes of the State Visit with shared values and cooperation on innovative solutions for the challenges of today and the future.