Sweden

Random Royaling – Princess Sofia Celebrates 100 Years of Swedish Democracy

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

Britain

Random Royaling – Duchess of Cambridge Turns 40 (New Portraits)

The Duchess turns 40 tomorrow, and she has sent the royal-watching world an early birthday present! How thoughtful! From Kensington Palace: "This is one of three new portraits which will enter the permanent collection of the @NPGLondon, of which The Duchess is Patron." The photos were taken by Paolo Roversi at Kew Gardens in November… Continue reading Random Royaling – Duchess of Cambridge Turns 40 (New Portraits)

Spain

Random Royaling – Pascua Militar

King Felipe and Queen Letizia attended the traditional celebration of Pascua Militar (the Military Easter, also known as the New Year’s Military Parade) at the Royal Palace of Madrid yesterday, January 6th. Pascua Militar has been held by the Spanish Army on Epiphany since 1782. As we all know by now, long gowns for the… Continue reading Random Royaling – Pascua Militar

Japan

Random Royaling – New Year’s Receptions and Activities Japan

This was all a bit too much to broom into Bits next week. Also, we deserve a little room to appreciate the glamour, right? This is Princess Aiko's first year officially attending these events, so let's see what's going on. Agenda Thank you to Prisma on Twitter for the information! New Year's Day 5:30 am… Continue reading Random Royaling – New Year’s Receptions and Activities Japan