The Crown Princess Couple attend a seminar on music and movement
On Tuesday 30 November, The Crown Princess and Prince Daniel took part in a seminar on the importance of music and movement for young people's mental wellbeing. The seminar was held in the Bernadotte Library at the Royal Palace, and was arranged by The Crown Princess Couple's Foundation.
Promoting good health for children and young people is a focus area for The Crown Princess Couple's Foundation. The aim of the day's seminar was to provide inspiration and to address questions about the link between the brain, emotions and how music and movement can have a positive impact on young people's wellbeing.
Kronprinsessan inledde seminariet med ett tal där hon bland annat sa:
I hope that today's seminar will contribute towards greater knowledge and new ideas about how we can improve young people's mental wellbeing, and about how music and movement can be used in this work.
HRH The Crown Princess
The seminar's moderator was Sarah Dawn Finer, and participants included senior physician Anders Hansen and Professor Eva Bojner Horwitz. Invitees included representatives from industry, the music industry, non-profit organisations and young people.
The seminar was arranged by The Crown Princess Couple's Foundation in cooperation with the Tim Bergling Foundation, MIND and the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, with support from Crown Princess Victoria's Foundation for Scientific Research and Training.
The Crown Princess Couple's Foundation
The Crown Princess Couple set up the foundation to give children and young people the opportunity to develop into strong, secure individuals with a positive outlook. The Crown Princess Couple's Foundation External link, opens in new window. highlights, finances and initiates important initiatives that work for good health and a strong sense of community among children and young people in Sweden.
In 2016, the foundation established Generation Pep, which works to raise awareness of and encourage commitment to issues relating to the health of children and young people.