Presentation of medals at the Royal Palace

Skådespelaren Örjan Ramberg tar emot medaljen Litteris et Artibus för sina framstående konstnärliga insatser som skådespelare. Foto Bertil Ericson/Scanpix

Actor Örjan Ramberg receives the Litteris et Artibus medal for his outstanding artistic contribution as an actor. Photo Bertil Ericson/Scanpix

On Wednesday 28 January, The King and Queen presented 30 medals to esteemed personalities at the Royal Palace in Stockholm.

Former Minister Leni Björklund, film director Roy Andersson, musician Karl “Kalle" Moraeus, swimmer Anders Olsson, and golfer Annika Sörenstam were among those who received medals from The King.

The link on the right will take you to the list of medal recipients, with reasons.

Kompositör Gunhild "Gullan" Bornemark med H.M. Konungens medalj, 8:e storleken i högblått band. Foto Bertil Ericson/Scanpix

Composer Gunhild "Gullan" Bornemark with H.M. The King's medal, 8th size with a bright-blue ribbon. Photo Bertil Ericson/Scanpix