Royal Family of Sweden: Babies in the spotlight to start 2017
The year 2016 was rich in the family, for the clan of King Carl XVI Gustaf.
In order to celebrate the end of the year with all the Swedes, the Royal House had once again given itself back to the heiress of the throne and to a staging that gave pride of place to the calm and the natural: with her husband Prince Daniel and Princess Estelle their children Oscar and Prince, Princess Victoria was gone hiking in Tyresta National park, which is around a campfire while toasting marshmallows and apples, the quartet had sent his warm thoughts .
But for the New Year, the whole royal family gathered in great pomp to present their vows, accompanied by a photo where the children are kings: the two babies of the year 2016, Prince Oscar and the Prince Alexander, appear in the arms of their parents, as do their elders Princess Estelle, Princess Leonore and Prince Nicholas.
Only regret this beautiful image dated July, performed during the traditional family gathering at the Villa Solliden , royal summer residence on the island of Öland. Suffice to say that the cherubim have changed since, as we have seen in particular during the recent surprise appearance of Prince Oscar, 10 months, in Milan during a brief official visit of the heir couples in Italy. As for Prince Alexander, he was spotted in his stroller on January 1 in Cape Town, South Africa, where his mother the Princess Sofia is active with its association Playground Project for disadvantaged children. And where, in this case, she spent the New Year with Prince Carl Philip.
LOVE ON ALL FLOORS
The young generation of the Maison Bernadotte is obviously honored in the unavoidable retrospective of the beginning of the year that the Swedish public service channel SVT devotes to the royal family and its past year, but not only. Indeed, it is primarily the 40th wedding anniversary of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, were celebrated last June that punctuate the last version dated, visible in full on the website of the chain, Året med kungafamiljen 2016 . Many images of the exhibition of royal wedding dresses held on the occasion besides rhythm to this document an hour that opens on the famous summer photo shoot, where Leonore ignores Alexander up and doze. As we review are beautiful images of the king at sea in contact with large mammals to devote to protecting the environment, romantic getaway Carl Philip and Sofia to inaugurate one of their wedding gifts (a bench in a majestic natural site) as well as images of the baptism of their son , the work of Queen Silvia for child protection at the head of the World childhood Foundation or the Prince Daniel for the promotion of sport, or the first Riding lessons of the turbulent Princess Leonore and some rare confidences of her father Christopher O’Neill, who tells that his wife Princess Madeleine teaches him to ride a horse.
SILVIA AND THE LITTLE GHOSTS
This year, SVT also produced a report on the royal palace Drottningholm, residence of the royal couple in Stockholm, to which Queen Silvia and Princess Victoria contributed. A subject – also to see on the site of the chain – which caused an international buzz even before its release, due to an extract in which the wife of the ruler, 73 years old, claimed to feel the presence of ” ghost friendly “:” There’s little friends (…) ghosts They are all very friendly, but sometimes you feel you’re not completely alone It’s really exciting but you… not afraid , “there she says. That would make a great topic of conversation with the Princess Märtha Louise of Norway, communication specialist with the angels .