Grattis! Crown Princess Victoria Celebrates 40th Birthday

Stockholm was in a celebratory mood to celebrate their Crown Princess’s 40th birthday on 14 July 2017 with festivities taking place across the nation for two days. While 14 July is mostly known as Bastille Day, especially in France, it is celebrated as Victoria Day (Victoriadagen) in Sweden, in honour of the Crown Princess’ birthday.…

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden’s 70th Birthday Celebrations

King Carl Gustaf's 70th Birthday was celebrated in style in Stockholm on 30 April 2016. Festivities had already kicked off on Monday, 25 April, with various events including banquets, a night at the opera, military parades and carriage processions. European royalty also participated in the celebrations throughout the day including Denmark's Queen Margrethe II, Crown…

A New Prince For Sweden

Princess Sofia gave birth to a son on 19 April at the Danderyd Hospital in Stockholm on Tuesday, 19 April 2016, at 6.25 pm. Prince Carl Philip was present at the hospital throughout the birth, before giving a media conference around 9.30 pm later that evening to share his joy. According to a source, Prince…