2017-04-07

HRH Crown Princess Victoria's 40th birthday will be celebrated in Stockholm and on Öland

On 14 July 2017 HRH Crown Princess Victoria celebrates her 40th birthday. The celebrations will take place in Stockholm on Friday 14 July and on Öland on Saturday 15 July.

Friday 14 July - Stockholm

The Crown Princess' birthday celebrations start at 10 a.m. with a thanksgiving service, Te Deum, in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace. Invited guests are the immediate family, representatives of the Riksdag, the Government and official Sweden, as well as the staff of the Royal Court.

After the thankgsgiving service a reception will be held in the Palace garden, Logården, for the guests present at Te Deum.

At 12 noon the Armed Forces will fire gun salutes from Skeppsholmen, as well as from the salute batteries in Boden, Härnösand, Karlskrona, and Gothenburg.

At 1 p.m. the celebrations in Stockholm end with the Crown Princess Family being escorted from the Royal Palace to the Royal Stables in a horse drawn carriage.

Friday 14 July - Borgholm

The Crown Princess' birthday celebrations will continue at Borgholms IP in the presence of the Royal Family. The festivities at Borgholms IP begin at 6.30 p.m. 

Saturday 15 July - Solliden

At around 11 a.m., the day after the birthday, the celebrations will end with The King and Queen and The Crown Princess Couple meeting the people gathered in front of Solliden Palace. The gates to Solliden Palace Park open at 8.30 a.m.

Information to the media

Swedish and international media can apply for access to the photo and media positions in connection to The Crown Princess' birthday celebration at the Royal Palace and Solliden Palace.

The photo and media position at the Royal Palace and Solliden Palace will have limited number of positions.

Information about accreditation to the photo and media positions at the Royal Palace and Solliden Palace will be announced later in the spring.

For accreditation to the celebration at Borgholms IP, contact:
Kay Wiestål
Phone: +46 70-818 7530
E-mail: kay@victoriadagen.se