Sweden celebrates 70th birthday of King Carl XVI Gustaf (video)
Concert to celebrate the king of Sweden's 70th birthday
Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia arrive at the Nordic Museum in Stockholm on April 29, 2016 for a concert performed by the Royal Opera and the Stockholm Concert Hall to celebrate the king's 70th birthday.
Swedish princess's husband dies at age 83
Photo: Sweden's Princess Birgitta and her husband, Prince Johann Georg of Hohenzollern, after their wedding ceremony on May 25, 1961 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Swedish king meets the prime minister of Japan
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden (left) is welcomed by Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe at Abe's official residence in Tokyo on February 19, 2016.
Swedish royals at work
Sweden's King Carl Gustaf (right) visits Fuji film's "innovation hub" in Tokyo. The king is making a week-long trip to Japan with an international delegation, focusing on technology, science, and business.
Swedish king and queen host dinner at the palace
Sweden's King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia gave this year's first official dinner at the Royal Palace today. Invited guests were selected diplomats, representatives from the parliament and the government, official agencies, sciences, sports, businesses, arts, and people the royal family have met during their travels.
Swedish royals learn about the history of royal clocks
Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and her parents, and King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, attend the opening of an exhibition on royal clocks at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on January 22, 2016.
Monarchs make 2015 holiday speeches – videos
- Queen Elizabeth's Christmas broadcast (video)
- Belgian king's Christmas speech 2015 (video in Dutch, French and German)
- King congratulates Jordanians on Mawlid and Christmas (with English subtitles)
- Kersttoespraak 2015 – Dutch king's speech (video, in Dutch)
- H.M. Konungens jultal 2015 – Swedish king's speech (video, in Swedish)
Happy New Year from the Swedish royal family
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Gott Nytt År! / Happy New Year! Foto: Jonas Ekströmer/Kungahuset.se
Posted by Kungahuset on Thursday, December 31, 2015
Swedish royals attend dinner for Nobel Prize winners
This video shows the Swedish royal family at the King's Dinner for Nobel Prize laureates at the Royal Palace on December 11, 2015. (You can click on the video to pause it. WARNING: extreme flashing lights.)