2015-04-28

Banns to be read for Prince Carl Philip and Miss Sofia Hellqvist

On Sunday, 17 May, the banns will be read for the marriage of Prince Carl Philip and Miss Sofia Hellqvist.

The ceremony will take place at a service in the Royal Chapel, Royal Palace of Stockholm at 11.00am. The church service will be open to the public, space permitting.

A reception to celebrate the banns will then be held at 2.00pm at the Royal Palace of Stockholm for invited guests.

To coincide with their marriage, Prince Carl Philip and Miss Sofia Hellqvist have created the Prince Couple's Foundation. The object of the Foundation is to promote and support children and youth in care and educational settings. This cause has the sincere commitment of the Prince Couple.

For well-wishers, the bride and groom request that any kind gifts be in the form of charitable donations to the Prince Couple's Foundation.

Any other gifts for the wedding couple may be deposited with Post & Logistik, Royal Palace of Stockholm by 4.00pm on Friday, 12 June. Post & Logistik is open on weekdays 7.00am-4.30pm.

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