Princess Beatrix at celebration 70th birthday King Carl Gustaf of Sweden

30 April King Carl Gustaf of Sweden celebrated his 70th birthday. The past week, there were already several activities. On the anniversary day (Saturday) there was official celebration with many foreign guests. On behalf of the Dutch Royal family Princess Beatrix was present. The day began at 10:00 with a Te Deum (a thank service) in the chapel of the Royal Palace, afterwards there was a military ceremony in the courtyard of the Palace and the public also got the opportunity to congratulate the King. The day also included a lunch and a dinner.

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Kungaparet med hedersgäster 30 april 2016. Rad 1: H.M. Drottning Silvia, H.M. Konung Carl XVI Gustaf, Rad 2: President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, Fru Dorrit Moussaieff, H.M. Drottning Margrethe II. Rad 3: President Sauli Niinistö, H.M. Queen Margarita, Fru Jenni Haukio, H.S.H. Prince Albert II, H.R.H. Princess Beatrix, H.M. King Philippe, H.M. Queen Mathilde, Rad 4: H.M. King Simeon II, H.K.H. Kronprins Frederik, H.K.H. Kronprinsessan Mary, H.K.H. Kronprinsessan Victoria, H.K.H. Prins Daniel, H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois, H.R.H. Hereditary Princess Sophie, Rad 5: H.R.H. Crown Princess Margareta, H.K.H. Prins Carl Philip, H.K.H. Prinsessan Madeleine, Herr Christopher O’Neill, Rad 6: H.R.H. Prince Radu, H.K.H. Prinsessan Christina, Fru Magnuson, H.R.H. Crown Prince Alexander, H.R.H. Crown Princess Katherine, H.K.H. Prinsessan Benedikte, H.I.H. Princess Hisako Takamado, H.H. Prince Andreas of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Rad 7: Herr Thomas de Toledo Sommerlath, Herr Ralf de Toledo Sommerlath, Generalkonsul Tord Magnuson, H.K.H. Prinsessan Margaretha, Mrs Ambler, H.K.H. Prinsessan Birgitta, H.K.H. Prinsessan Désirée Friherrinna Silfverschiöld, Friherre Niclas Silfverschiöld, Rad 8: Fru Ewa Westling, Herr Olle Westling, Fru Marie Hellqvist, Herr Erik Hellqvist, Ms Eva Maria O'Neill
© Kungahuset Photographer: Peter Knutson

Footage: Belga Images – Photos MPE

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