Swedish Royals

Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden Visit Washington, DC.

swedenOn Thursday, May 9, 2013, Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden arrived in Washington, DC for a brief visit.

This afternoon the reigning couple attended a lunch meeting with “…members of the Swedish Congressional Caucus.”  Their Majesties also visited the Department of the Treasury where they attended the unveiling of a new portrait of the “…Congressional Gold Medal that will be posthumously presented to Raoul Wallenberg.”

The king and queen also visited the National Museum of the American Indian and this evening, according to various sources, they will attend a ballet performance at the Kennedy Center.  On Friday, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia will arrive in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for a one-day visit.  On Saturday, Their Majesties will arrive in Wilmington, Delaware to participate in the “…375th anniversary of the Kalmar Nyckel’s arrival in Delaware…”

Click here here and here to view photos from today’s activities.

Photo courtesy of Kungahuset