Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s Confirmation

Norway’s Princess Ingrid Alexandra will be confirmed on Saturday, 31 August 2019, in Oslo. A statement from the Royal Court says the Princess, who celebrates her 15th birthday on Monday, 21 January, is currently receiving instructions under the direction from Provost Tor Øystein Vaaland and acting Vicar, Karoline Astrup, in the Asker Church congregation. The…

Royal Birthday: Princess Sofia of Sweden

Princess Sofia, Duchess of Värmland celebrates her 34th birthday on Thursday, 6 December and the Swedish Royal Court have released a new photo to mark the occasion. Sofia Kristina Hellqvist was born on 6 December 1984 at Danderyd Hosptial, the second of three daughters born to employment counsellor Erik and Marie Hellqvist. Sofia has an…

New Swedish Princess Receives Name and Title

King Carl Gustaf has announced his youngest granddaughter's name and title at a Cabinet Meeting held in the Royal Palace on Monday, 12 March 2018. Crown Princess Victoria, the Speaker of the Riksdag Urban Ahlin, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, and Mistress of the Robes Kirstine von Blixen-Finecke were also present. The Marshal of the Realm,…

Prince Gabriel’s Christening At Drottningholm Palace Chapel, Stockholm

The Swedish Royal family gathered at the Drottningholm Palace Chapel in Stockholm for the Christening of its youngest member, three-month-old Prince Gabriel on Friday, 1 December 2017. The little prince was christened Gabriel Carl Walther and he has been given the title Duke of Dalarna. His mother Princess Sofia grew up in the Älvdalen area…

Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia Says Thank You

The Swedish Royal Court has released two new photographs of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia with their two sons, Alexander and Gabriel. Photographer Erika Gerdemark took these lovely photographs at the Royal Palace in September 2017. Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia have thanked well-wishers for their congratulatory messages following the birth of their…

Prince Oscar Celebrates His 1st Birthday

The Swedish Royal Court has released a lovely new photo to mark Prince Oscar’s first birthday on 2 March 2017. Crown Princess Victoria took the photo of the little prince, who is third in line of succession to the Swedish throne. Prince Oscar was born at Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, at 8.28 pm. A…

Prince Oscar of Sweden’s Christening

The Swedish Royal Family, Prince Daniel’s family assembled in the Royal Chapel for the christening of three-month old Prince Oscar on Friday, 27 May 2016. Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, Princess Madeleine, Hans Astrom and Oscar Magnuson were chosen as godparents. Archbishop Ante Jackelén, chaplain Bishop Johan Dalman and pastor…

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…