The King and Queen at the diplomatic reception in Princess Sibylla's Apartments. Photo: royalcourt.se
The King awards the Prince Eugen Medal in recognition of outstanding artistic achievements. This year, the medal was awarded to textile artist Annika Ekdahl, painter Elisabet Oscarsson, painter Bo Swenson, sculptor Martti Aiha and architect Kjetil Trædal Thorsen. The Prince Eugen medal was instituted in 1945 by King Gustaf V to mark Prince Eugen's 80th birthday.