Prince Oscar accompanies his parents for this year’s receiving of Christmas trees at the Royal Palace on Wednesday, 18 December 2019.

Students from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)’s Forestry Programme have been delivering Nordmann fir trees to the Royal Palace since the late 1960s.

Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and Prince Oscar receive the Christmas trees at the Royal Palace. Photo: Sara Friber, Royal Court of Sweden

The handover traditionally takes place at the Palace’s East Gate.

In recent years, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Carl Philip have taken turns for receiving these Christmas trees.

Little Prince Oscar, aged 3, shakes hands with some students before choosing a Christmas tree.


Video: Royal Court of Sweden

Last year, Prince Carl Philip and his eldest son, Prince Alexander, received the Christmas trees at the Royal Palace.

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