The Swedish and Norwegian Royal Families have been presiding over the annual Nobel Prize and Nobel Peace Prize Ceremonies in Stockholm and Oslo today, after a break last year due to the Pandemic. This year’s ceremonies are much reduced than usual, without the glittering Banquets, so instead of having two separate articles, we are compiling both Ceremonies into one article!
King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden are hosting King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain on their State Visit to Sweden from November 23rd to the 25th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties in the first Spanish State Visit to Sweden in over 40 years. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and King Felipe VI of Spain are both descended through Queen Victoria from their respective grandmother, Crown Princess Margareta of Sweden, and great-grandmother, Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain.
The Swedish Royal Family hosting President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the First Lady Elke Büdenbender, who are on a State Visit to Sweden from September 7th to the 9th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia last made a State Visit to Germany in 2016, and have many close ties to the country. Continue reading
Prince Julian Herbert Folke of Sweden, Duke of Halland, the third son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden, was christened in the Chapel of Drottningholm Palace on August 14th. Prince Julian is the first of the King’s grandchildren who was not born a member of the Swedish Royal House, and while he received a Ducal Title, he will not enjoy the style of Royal Highness and will not be expected to perform Royal Duties. More HERE.
Today the Scandinavian Crown Princely Couples had an online meeting over zoom, with Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark joining in from Frederik VIII’s Palace at Amalienborg in Copenhagen, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden at Haga Palace in Sweden, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway at Skaugum in Norway. Continue reading
Merry Christmas to all of our readers celebrating around the world! Royals have been releasing a plethora Christmas Cards and Messages this month, often with a family photo and/or a video. After the success of previous years, we are compiling the Royal Christmas Cards of 2020 alongside the various Christmas/New Year’s Speeches (which will be updated as they are released)! Continue reading