The Crown Princess' birthday celebrations

On Tuesday 14 July, thousands of people gathered in front of Solliden Palace on Öland to congratulate The Crown Princess on her 38th birthday.

The Crown Princess was congratulated outside Solliden Palace with singing and four cheers, which is traditionally led by The King.

The Queen, Prince Daniel and Princess Estelle also attended the celebrations.

Crown Princess Victoria during her birthday celebrations at Solliden Palace. Photo: Stefan Lindblom/Stella Pictures

Crown Princess Victoria during her birthday celebrations at Solliden Palace. Photo: Stefan Lindblom/Stella Pictures

At midday, a gun salute was fired from Skeppsholmen in Stockholm.

In the evening, the entire Royal Family travelled in a horse-drawn cortège from Solliden Palace to the celebrations at Borgholm Sports Arena, where Kristin Amparo, Sven Bertil Taube, Mariette, Medina, Ola Salo and Carola Häggkvist performed.

The Royal Family during the festivities at Borgholm Sports Arena. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

The Royal Family during the festivities at Borgholm Sports Arena. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

» Watch a broadcast of the celebrations via SVTPlay (in Swedish).external link, opens in new window

Sarah Sjöström receives the Victoria Scholarship

The Crown Princess presented this year's Victoria Scholarship to swimmer Sarah Sjöström, who confirmed her position in 2014 as Sweden's top swimmer, establishing herself as one of the best swimmers in the world.