It might have been the 72nd birthday celebrations for Sweden's King Gustaf, but it was his adorable grandchildren that stole the show. The Swedish royal family led the festivities for the monarch on Monday, and Crown Princess Victoria's two children Prince Oscar onewho looked thrilled as always to be there, and Princess Estelle six that took centre stage by their grandparents side. Carl Gustaf and his wife of 42 years Queen Silvia, beamed as they were joined by their young family, including Princess Sofia, who married into the family inon the balcony of the Royal Palace in Stockholm.
An investigation started when Swedish police discovered that several women were using children from their family environment to produce paedophile material for sale. Two women — who have since been jailed — were arrested in Sweden because of their connection to the events. But the third woman fled the country with four of her five children leading to an international hunt for the family.
Prince Oscar celebrated turning one with his first-ever slice of birthday cake - and he certainly appeared to be enjoying the sweet treat. The adorable baby had icing around his mouth as he posed for photoshoot to celebrate his coming of age. The sweet images, released by the Swedish Royal Family, were taken during his birthday celebrations last week at the Haga Palace.
To celebrate her 36th birthday here are 36 facts on the Swedish royal:. When she and her husband, Chris lived in New York City, they would sometimes speak in German to one another to keep people from eavesdropping. She is related to nearly every current reigning monarch.
By Amanda Cashmore For Mailonline. Victoria opted for a floral print midi dress with long sleeves and ruffle detailing, paired with a pair of block heels to boost her height. She wore her chocolate tresses in her trademark elegant chignon, drawing attention to her pretty features.
What was the occasion? Luke: My son Leo was turning two, so my wife Charlotte and I decided to have a party for him with our close family, friends and neighbours — there were about 20 adults and five children in the end. Charlotte is Swedish, and by coincidence a couple of our friends in the area are also Scandinavian, so we decided to have a traditional fikawhich roughly translates as "coffee break".
Ever been wished a happy birthday in Swedish? I recently had a big birthday and was struck by the various ways to congratulate somebody in Swedish. There is, in fact, an array of ways to say it, some obvious and some frankly odd.
As I sat in my tuxedo, taking another sip of Swedish schnapps, I turned to the girl next to me and whispered:. Like me, Erik loves any excuse to throw a swanky party, and, as 30 is a big deal in his family, used it to throw a black tie affair that could compete with a museum gala. But, more than its museums, this island is famed for its plethora of running trails and gardens. When the weather is warm and the sun shines, Swedes can be found swarming all over this green oasis.
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I came to Sweden to research reproductive freedom. I wanted to study family policies in a country where citizens get days of paid parental leave and up to six weeks of annual paid vacation and where, I had heard, the government mails birthday greetings and condoms to young people when they are considered old enough to have sex. I thought getting out of the country might give me different perspectives and maybe even hope. The first thing I notice, as a mother and midwife landing in Sweden, is the extraordinary attention paid to families.