On Monday, June 6, 2022, members of the Swedish royal family celebrated National Day in Stockholm.
The day began with Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden accompanied by Her Royal Highness Princess Estelle of Sweden and His Royal Highness Prince Oscar of Sweden opening the Kungliga Slottet in Stockholm.
With the opening of the palace, tourists were now able to visit the Logården (Royal Palace Garden) and the Bernadotte Library, which is usually closed to visitors.
Meanwhile, in the outer courtyard of the palace, His Royal Highness Prince Carl Philip of Sweden attended the High Guard Relief ceremony. During the ceremony, the Life Guards’ Dragon Music Corps performed a “…figurative music program…” according to the Swedish royal court.
In the town of Olofström in the municipality of Blekinge, Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden celebrated National Day with the local people.
The day began with a visit to the Volvo Cars factory where they were informed about the daily ongoings of the famous Swedish car company and were given a tour of the factory.
Thereafter, Their Majesties visited Holje Park where they joined hundreds of people celebrating National Day. During the celebration, His Majesty handed over banners to the “…local associations and organizations…” and gave a speech in which he said:
“Sweden is a country with a rich history and a promising future. Let us take advantage of both, with common forces. And let us celebrate our country, our home in the world, today on Sweden’s national day!”
In the late afternoon, members of the Swedish royal family attended a gala concert and show in Skansen.
Click here to watch Sweden’s National Day Concert and Show from SVT.