The Royal Family at the formal gathering of the Swedish Academy. Photo: Anders Wiklund/Scanpix
On Thursday 20 December, The King and Queen, The Crown Princess Couple, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Madeleine and Mr Christopher O'Neill attended the Swedish Academy's formal gathering at the Stock Exchange in Stockholm.
The gathering began with a speech by writer and professor Anders Olsson. Writer and member of the Swedish Academy Kristina Lugn then read an extract from a forthcoming volume of memoirs. The Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, member of the Swedish Academy and professor Peter Englund, then concluded the gathering by giving the Academy's annual statement.