Members of the Swedish Royal Family Attend the Sverigemiddag.

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On the evening of Friday, September 4, 2015, Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden and Their Royal Highnesses Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden attended the annual Sverigemiddag (Sweden Dinner) held at the Kungliga Slott in Stockholm.

Over 200 guests from Swedish cultural, business, education, and sport sectors attended this evening’s gala dinner which was established in 2013 on the occasion of His Majesty’s 40th anniversary on the throne.

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Photo courtesy of Kungahuset

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HM King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands Opens a New Museum in Noordwijk.

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On Friday, September 4, 2015, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands opened the Museum Engelandvaarders (England Boaters) in Noordwijk.

The permanent exhibition housed at the new museum tells the story of Dutch women and men who escaped from occupied Netherlands during World War II with “…the aim to continue the fight against Nazi Germany and Japan from England. The new national museum is a tribute to the many Engelandvaarders (England Boaters) and to all those who helped them.” 

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Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH

News Regarding HRH Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands.

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On the evening of September 3, 2015, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands arrived at the Zuiderstrandtheater in Den Haag to attend the dance performance, Free to Move.

Proceeds from this evening’s performance will go to the Prinses Beatrix Spierfonds which is dedicated to “…researching the cause, the treatment of and cure for muscular diseases.” 

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HRH Princess Marie of Denmark Opens an Exhibition in Kolding.

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On September 3, 2015, Her Royal Highness Princess Marie of Denmark opened the exhibition, Georg Jensen: Et Eventyr i Dansk Sølv (Georg Jensen: A Tale of Danish Silver), held at the Museet på Koldinghus in Kolding.

Held on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the late Georg Jensen this special exhibition takes visitors on a:

“… journey through the stylistic periods, which is presented through pieces of Georg Jensen himself and the many talented designers who has been affiliated with smithies from the beginning and to the present.  [The exhibition] opens with an impressive selection of the masters own beautiful jewellery with flora and fauna motives and the hammered hollowware with vigorous decorations.”  

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Photo courtesy of Kongehuset