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Happy New Year from the Swedish Royal Family!

A new family photo was released by the Swedish Royal Court to wish a happy new year to everyone. The photo was taken in July 2016 in Sollinden, during the Family’s summer holidays. 

Credit: Anna-Lena Ahlström/Kungahuset.se

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2015 ↣ 2016: The Swedish Royal Family posing for an official photo at the Royal Palace before attending the Nobel Prize Ceremony.

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Swedish Royal Family Challenge: Day 31- Favourite moment of 2016 so far

This summer the Swedish royal family fulfilled all of the fandom’s wishes when they posed for a photo shoot as a group. It was the first photo shoot to feature all of the members of the family. The photo shoot was adorable: Leonore ran away, Estelle was a perfect little royal, Alexander and Oscar were cute little cupcakes, and Nicolas won over everyone by pulling Sofia’s hair. Seeing the whole family together was very special and exactly what we needed! 

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Swedish Royal Family 2010-2016

NEW PHOTO of the Swedish Royal Family taken at the Royal Palace before the Nobel Prize Ceremony on December 10th, 2016. The photo was published in the newest issue of Svensk Damtidning.

King Carl Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia, Princess Madeleine and Christopher O'Neill will attend the Swedish Academy’s annual formal gathering on December 20th, 2016 at the Stock Exchange Building in Stockholm.
—  Swedish Royal Court

On 20-23 February 2017, Graduate General of Canada David Johnston, along with his wife Sharon Johnston, will embark on a state visit to Sweden at the invitation of HM King Carl Gustaf .

The four-day visit will take place in Stockholm, Malmö, Lund and Gothenburg.

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Swedish Royal Court

We can expect to see the Royal Couple along with the Crown Princess Couple and Prince Couple attending events in connection with the state visit. 

Swedish Royals at TV during Christmas 2016

25th December - 20:00 at TV4 “Kungahuset 9-5”

It’s a one and half hour reporting about their work. Ebba von Sydow follow the royal family and talk to them about this year’s mission and travel but also about personal events. There will be interviews with King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia.


28th December - 20:00 at SVT “Året med Kungafamiljen”

It’s an one hour documentary about the year with the Swedish Royal Family. In 2016, the royal family had much to celebrate. The king turned 70 this year, two new princes, Prince Oscar and Prince Alexander, were born and the royal couple celebrated 40-year anniversary. SVT has followed the royal family during trips both in Sweden and abroad. There is a technique travel to Japan, the trip to Mexico, a state visit to Bhutan and in the Queen’s homeland Germany.



5th and 6th January - 18:30 at SVT “Drottningholm slott - ett kungligt hem” 

 Part 1: The story of Drottningholm Palace from the 1600s to the present, from the cellar to the attic. Princess Christina presents Drottningholm’s first queen, Hedvig Eleonora. Crown Princess Victoria shows the secret silk cabinet. The king is involved in the renovation of the Chinese Pavilion. Queen Silvia tells about Drottningholm’s friendly Palace ghosts. Part 2: In the second of the two programs Christmas is celebrated at Drottningholm and Queen Silvia tells about when Father Christmas was caught by the security guard. Crown Princess Victoria talks about what it was like to be a child at Drottningholm, with among other, a scary mummy. Princess Christina has memories of a younger brother who was driving a pedal car through the palace.

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Duchessofostergotlands’ favourite royal moments of 2016: Part 4/4

  • During their tour of Canada, the Cambridge family attend a children’s party. Charlotte caused chaos, George started a love affair with bubbles and the fandom weeped with joy - 29/9/16
  • The Swedish royal court released the cutest picture ever for Halloween: little Oscar posing with a pumpkin- 30/9/16
  • The kick ass all-female dream team of Sofia, Victoria and Silvia opened the royal wedding dress exhibition. They reminisced over their own weddings and Silvia recalled moving anecdotes about the late Princess Lilian’s iconic wedding- 17/10/16
  • Mary and Frederik were woken by friends and family on the morning of their Copper anniversary (12 and a half years in Denmark) - 14/11/16
  • The adorable Monegasque twins Gabriella and Jacques bond with Beatrice- who is pregnant with her first child- at Monaco’s national day- 19/11/16
  • I turned in to a proud mama when Crown Princess Mary received an honorary degree during a tour of Moldova- 25/11/16
  • “Queen” Rihanna met real life royal Harry as they united to raise awareness of AIDS. Somehow the world managed to cope with these two badasses in the same place at the same time- 1/12/16
  • Princess Estelle attended a handball game with her father and fell asleep on his lap. In a heartwarming moment, Daniel stroked his sleeping daughter’s face and luckily a photographer caught it!- 4/12/16
  • The first pictures of the new Luxembourg royal baby Prince Liam were released, complete with a cameo from adorable Princess Amalia- 6/12/16