The Royal Wedding
The countdown is on for the upcoming royal wedding between HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and his fiancée, Miss Sofia Hellqvist, who got engaged last summer. The wedding will take place in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on Saturday June 13th, and after the ceremony the newlyweds will be taken by horse and carriage through the city as per tradition.
HRH Prince Carl Philip is the King and Queen’s second oldest child, and in accordance with the Act of Succession, he is third in line to the throne after his older sister, Crown Princess Victoria, and her daughter, Princess Estelle.
The couple has requested that any kind gifts be in the form of charitable donations to the Prince Couple’s Foundation, whose object is to promote and support children and youth in care and educational settings.