The Queen's 70th birthday on Monday 23 December will be commemorated in various ways.
Her birthday week will begin on Wednesday 18 December with a reception at the Royal Palace of Stockholm for representatives of official Sweden. On 19 December, tribute will be paid to The Queen with a performance at Stockholm's Oscar Theatre. A new foundation, H.M. Queen Silvia's Care About the Children Foundation, will be handed over to The Queen at the tribute performance. The performance will be broadcast by Sveriges Television on 23 December. For those wishing to congratulate The Queen, greetings lists will be available at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on Thursday 19 December and Friday 20 December, between 10:00 and 13:00. These lists can be signed in the Hall of Mirrors, which is reached via the entrance to the West Gate in the Outer Courtyard. On 23 December, The Queen will celebrate her birthday in private with her family at Drottningholm Palace. Those who wish to send congratulations to The Queen can do so by e-mail Opens in new window. or by post to the following address: H.M. The Queen H.M. The Queen's Household 107 70 Stockholm Sweden Those who wish to congratulate The Queen on her birthday are asked to consider making a donation to H.M. Queen Silvia's Care About the Children Foundation. Find out more about the foundation here Opens in new window.. Hashtags (#) are used on social media services such as Twitter and Instagram to make it easier to follow conversations on a specific subject. The hashtag "#Drottningen70" is suggested for The Queen's 70th birthday.