2016-03-02

The King's 70th birthday celebrations

The King's birthday will be celebrated with a number of events from Monday 25 to Saturday 30 April.

Monday 25 April

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, the Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciences and the Royal Swedish Society of Naval Sciences will arrange a seminar on the Baltic Sea
Location: The Royal Dramatic Theatre
Time: 19:00
Media: Photo opportunity. Print media representatives will also have the opportunity to listen to the seminar. To arrange accreditation, please e-mail press@royalcourt.se no later than 18 April.

Tuesday 26 April

The Armed Forces Music Corps performs a birthday concert
Location: The Royal Chapel, the Royal Palace of Stockholm
Time: 18:00
Media: Photo opportunity. Meeting at the West Gate at 17:30. Print media representatives will have the opportunity to listen to the concert. To arrange accreditation, please e-mail press@royalcourt.se no later than 18 April.

Thursday 28 April

Authorities and organisations will have the opportunity to congratulate The King at a reception
Location: The Royal Palace of Stockholm
Time: 10:00
Media: Photo pool only

Friday 29 April

Authorities and organisations will have the opportunity to congratulate The King at a reception
Location: Location
Time: 10:00
Media: Photo pool only

The royal artistic academies congratulate The King
Location: The Golden Foyer, the Royal Swedish Opera
Time: 15:00
Media: Photo opportunity. To arrange accreditation, please e-mail press@royalcourt.se no later than 18 April.

The Royal Swedish Opera and Stockholm Concert Hall will give a concert in connection with The King's 70th birthday celebrations
Location: Nordiska Museet
Time: 19:00
Media: Photo opportunity. To arrange accreditation, please e-mail press@royalcourt.se no later than 18 April.

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Saturday 30 April

Te Deum thanksgiving service in connection with The King's 70th birthday celebrations.

Location: The Royal Chapel, the Royal Palace of Stockholm
Time: 10:00
Media: Photo opportunity. Meeting at the entrance to Museum Tre Kronor at 08:00. To arrange accreditation, please e-mail press@royalcourt.se no later than 18 April.

The Swedish Armed Forces congratulate The King with a musical programme and changing of the guard
Location: The Outer Courtyard, Royal Palace of Stockholm
Time: 10:30
Media:
Photo opportunity. To arrange accreditation, please e-mail press@royalcourt.se no later than 18 April.

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Choral tribute
Location: Lejonbacken Terrace
Time: 12:15
Media:
Photo pool. To arrange accreditation, please e-mail press@royalcourt.se no later than 18 April.

After the choral tribute, The King and Queen will make their way by horse and carriage to Stockholm City Hall, where the City of Stockholm will host lunch
Location:
The Royal Palace of Stockholm to Stockholm City Hall
Time: 13:00, the cortège departs from the Royal Palace of Stockholm
Media: Photo opportunity. Media to gather at 12.20 at the gates to City Hall park. To arrange accreditation, please e-mail press@royalcourt.se no later than 18 April.

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The Riksdag, the Government and the county governors will congratulate The King at a reception
Location: The Royal Palace of Stockholm
Time: 15:30
Media: Photo pool only. Meeting at the West Gate at 15:00. To arrange accreditation, please e-mail press@royalcourt.se no later than 18 April.

Banquet for invited guests
Location: The Hall of State, the Royal Palace of Stockholm
Time: 19:30
Media: Photo pool only. Meeting at the entrance to Museum Tre Kronor at 17:30. To arrange accreditation, please e-mail press@royalcourt.se no later than 18 April.