2014-04-29

Information about Princess Leonore's christening

Princess Leonore's christening will take place in Drottningholm Palace Chapel at 12:00 on 8 June 2014.

The christening will be conducted by Archbishop Anders Wejryd, assisted by Chaplain to The King Lars-Göran Lönnermark and Pastor of the Royal Court Parish Michael Bjerkhagen.

After the christening ceremony there will be a reception for all 160 guests, after which The King and Queen will invite around 100 guests to a private lunch.

The invitations were sent out on 23 April. The invited guests are the immediate family and representatives of the Riksdag, the Government and official Sweden.

Princess Leonore will be christened in the same dress worn by Princess Estelle at her christening, and the water used at the christening will come from a spring on Öland.

Princess Leonore will have six godparents. The names of the godparents will be announced in connection with the christening.