On Tuesday 10 June, The Queen attended the Friends of Drottningholm Theatre's formal gathering and presentation of scholarships.
The Queen presented educational scholarships to singers, musicians, dancers and directors who have worked at Drottningholm Theatre. The scholarships come from four funds, all of which are administered by the Friends of Drottningholm Theatre.
The 2014 recipients of the Friends of Drottningholm Theatre scholarships were:
Soprano Sofie Asplund
Tenor William Baker
Baritone Richard Hamrin
Mezzo-soprano Anna Hybiner
Dancer and choreographer Adrian Navarro
From the Holger Rosenquist Fund Foundation
Violinist Anders Åkered
Props mistress Elisabeth Hamfelt
Natanael Øigaard Nelson
The Friends of Drottningholm Theatre is a non-profit association founded in 1935, and is one of Sweden's oldest such societies. The King is the association's patron, and The Queen is the Honorary Chair. Each year, the society presents educational scholarships.
Find out more about Drottningholm Palace Theatre here.
Find out more about the Friends of Drottningholm Theatre here.