On Saturday, April 30, 2022, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden celebrated his 76th birthday in the outer courtyard at the Kungliga Slottet in Stockholm.
According to the Swedish royal court, the day began with:
“…Navy’s music corps conducting a musical program for the audience. Then His Majesty arrived in the outer courtyard with His Royal Highness Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and stepped onto the High Guard Flight.
Meanwhile, the Army Music Corps conducted a figurative musical program as The King looked on. At precisely noon, there was a salute of 21 shots was fired from Skeppsholmen. Children from the audience then had the opportunity to leave flowers to the King.
After the flower handover, the three music corps played Marcia Carolus Rex. The departing from the High Guard Flight His Majesty left and returned to the palace to join his family as they looked out at the audience from the window of the Halls of the Order.”