Prince Nicolas' christening

On Sunday 11 October, Prince Nicolas was christened at Drottningholm Palace Chapel.

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Archbishop Antje Jackelén officiated at the christening service, assisted by Chaplain to The King and Bishop Emeritus Lars-Göran Lönnermark and the Reverend Michael Bjerkhagen, Court Chaplain and Rector of the Royal Court Parish.

Following the service, The Princess Couple, The King and Queen and Mrs Eva O'Neill welcomed guests to a reception, which was held in the Ehrenstrahl Hall.

The Swedish Parliament and Government gave a christening gift of Swedish children's books. The County Administrative Board of Västernorrland's christening gift was to create a park in The Prince's honour, Prince Nicolas Duke of Ångermanland's Discovery Park, which is located at the visitor centre in the High Coast area of Sweden.

 The christening service at Drottningholm Palace Chapel. Photo: Maja Suslin/TT

The christening service at Drottningholm Palace Chapel. Photo: Maja Suslin/TT

Afterwards The King and Queen hosted a lunch in Karl XI’s Gallery.

Guest list for Prince Nicolas' christening and reception.

The King and The Queen greet Prime Minister Stefan Löfvén and Ulla Löfvén. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT

The King and The Queen greet Prime Minister Stefan Löfvén and Ulla Löfvén. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT

 

Menu


Golden beet carpaccio with truffles, mizuna,
roasted pumpkin seeds and pecorino

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Seared fillet of hake from Norway lobster tails tossed in butter,
vegetable parcel, Norway lobster sauce and herbed potatoes

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Southern French toffee tart with
raspberry mousse from Solliden

The Princess Couple and Prince Nicolas together with his godparents, from left: Katarina von Horn, Gustaf Magnuson, Natascha Abensperg und Traun, Prince Carl Philip, Henry d'Abo and Marco Wajselfisz. Photo: David Sica/Stella Pictures

The Princess Couple and Prince Nicolas together with his godparents, from left: Katarina von Horn, Gustaf Magnuson, Natascha Abensperg und Traun, Prince Carl Philip, Henry d'Abo and Marco Wajselfisz. Photo: David Sica/Stella Pictures