The Crown Princess Couple visit Fryshuset

On Thursday 21 February, The Crown Princess Couple visited Fryshuset for an update on the centre's activities.

The Crown Princess Couple greet CEO of Fryshuset Johan Oljequist and Manager of Fryshuset in Stockholm Anja Frey.

The Crown Princess Couple greet CEO of Fryshuset Johan Oljequist and Manager of Fryshuset in Stockholm Anja Frey. Photo: Pelle T Nilsson/SPA

Fryshusetexternal link, opens in new window is a politically and religiously independent voluntary international organisation. Fryshuset gives young people the opportunity to take part in their passions, and to create and participate in youth-driven activities, training and work.

On arrival, The Crown Princess Couple were welcomed by CEO Johan Oljequist, Manager of Fryshuset in Stockholm Anja Frey and Senior Consultant Martin Dworén. In the foyer of Fryshuset, The Crown Princess Couple watched a dance display by school pupils and spoke to some of the young people.

Children from Fryshuset's primary and lower secondary school talk to The Crown Princess Couple about how the school enables them to develop their passions.

Children from Fryshuset's primary and lower secondary school talk to The Crown Princess Couple about how the school enables them to develop their passions. Photo: Pelle T Nilsson/SPA

During their visit, The Crown Princess Couple learnt more about Fryshuset's work with young people in vulnerable areas and a project whereby the organisation helps people who want to end a criminal lifestyle.

They also learnt about the new ungdomar.se and We Change projects, as well as Fryshuset's international work with Peace Leaders.