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Sweden’s Crown Princess Family sends their Midsummer greetings from Haga Palace with gorgeous new photos of Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar.
Midsummer Day is celebrated as a public holiday on Saturday, 24 June.
Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel moved to Haga Palace five months after their wedding in 2010.
Princess Estelle was born on 23 February 2012 and celebrated her 5th birthday earlier this year.
Her little brother, Prince Oscar, celebrated his first birthday on 2 March 2017.
Haga was intended to be a home, rather than a building used for official purposes when it was built in 1802.
After renovations during the 1930s, Haga Palace became a contemporary modern home for Hereditary Prince Gustaf Adolf and Princess Sibylla and their five children.
King Carl XVI Gustaf was born at Haga Palace on 30 April 1946.
Princess Sybilla and her five children moved out in 1950 after Hereditary Prince Gustaf Adolf was killed in a plane crash at Copenhagen in 1947.
After the house was vacant for a while, King Gustaf VI Adolf granted the government use of Haga Palace to accommodate foreign official guests.
In 2009, the government transferred the right of disposal to King Carl XVI Gustaf who then provided a home for his daughter, Crown Princess Victoria, as a wedding present.
Haga Palace is not open to the public.