Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia attended a concert commemorating the 100th anniversary of the establishment of democracy in Sweden. In January 1922, five women entered the Riksdag (Swedish Parliament) and a system of democratic representation for the whole of the Swedish people was founded. The celebratory concert featured Swedish singers and musicians. With the… Continue reading Random Royaling – Princess Sofia Celebrates 100 Years of Swedish Democracy
Thank you for hanging with us for another less-than-conventional year of royal watching. Our last quiz of the week highlights the State Visits, which were a bright spot, offering us sparkle-a-plenty. We are grateful for those moments and for all of you! Without your support, we wouldn't be able to do what we do around… Continue reading Random Royal Rotogravure – Happy New Year!
King Carl Gustaf is the High Patron of the Swedish Academy. Every year various family members attend the organization's annual festive gathering, and this year Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria accompanied the King to the event. Prince Daniel was absent due to a mild cold. https://www.instagram.com/p/CXt7jwDqSpM/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link The Queen was an elegant column of chic… Continue reading Random Royaling – Swedish Academy Gathering
Housekeeping Note: We'll pick up Designer Diaries again in 2022! Also, the Christmas Greetings post has been updated with entries from Monaco and Spain. Ah, the Nobel ceremonies. How we miss you in your grand tiara-ful form! Someday you will return in all your glory. In the meantime, we'll soothe our souls by focusing on… Continue reading Jewel Journeys – Bernadotte Emerald Parure
The Nobel ceremonies will be held in Oslo and Stockholm today. For the second year, they are smaller and less formal due to pandemic restrictions, but there will be appearances by royals. If you are interested in following along, there is a live stream here. The ceremony in Oslo starts at 1:00 p.m. local time,… Continue reading Open Post – The Nobel Ceremonies