King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 80th Birthday Celebrations

Itineraries and Guest Confirmations have been released for King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway’s 80th Birthday Celebrations on May 9th and 10th. Continue reading

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Queen Beatrix’s 60th Birthday

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands will celebrate his 50th Birthday on April 27th. Though the royal family will be in Tilburg on the 27th, they are hosting a Gala Dinner Royal Palace in Amsterdam for 150 guests. In honour of the occasion, we are flashing back to previous Dutch royal milestone birthdays. Today’s feature- Queen Beatrix’s 60th Birthday in January 1998. Celebrated over two days, the events were attended by many foreign royals. Take a look below at some of the guests- Continue reading

Official Dinner at Royal Palace of Stockholm

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden held the annual Representationsmiddag (Representatives Dinner) at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on March 23rd. Guests included representatives from the diplomatic corps, parliament, government, government, science, sports, business, culture and people that the Royal Family met when traveling. The King and Queen were accompanied by Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl-Phillip, and Princess Sofia.It was announced earlier in the day that Princess Sofia is expecting her second child. Continue reading

Canadian State Visit to Sweden- Day 2

On Day 2 of the Canadian State Visit to Sweden, King Carl Gustav and Queen Silvia of Sweden attended a trade seminar, visited the Karolinska Institute, had lunch at the Stockholm City Hall, and attended a return reception at the Vasa Museum with Governor General David Johnston and the Viceregal Consort of Canada. The Governor General, who is the Canadian Head of State as the Federal Viceregal representative of the Monarch of Canada, currently Queen Elizabeth II, is on a four-day State Visit to Sweden. Continue reading

Canadian State Visit to Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden are hosting the Governor General and Viceregal Consort of Canada, David Johnston and Mrs. Sharon Johnston, on a four-day State Visit to Sweden from February 19th to 23rd. On Day 1, the Governor General and Viceregal Consort were officially welcomed by King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia. They had an audience with other members of the royal family before a State Banquet in the evening at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. The Governor General is the Canadian Head of State and serves as the Federal Viceregal representative of the Queen of Canada, Queen Elizabeth II. Continue reading