2015-06-16

Council of State, Wednesday June 17, 2015

A Council of State will be held at the Royal Palace of Stockholm on Wednesday June 17, 2015, at 5:00pm, in connection with the birth of Princess Madeleine's son.

The following media sessions will be held:

1) Photo pool at the Council of State

Entry via the West Gate, Royal Palace of Stockholm, at 4:30pm.

After registration of the photographer's name to press@royalcourt.se no later than Wednesday June 17 at 11:00am, the following media outlets will be allocated a place:

All Over Press, stills (1 place)
IBL, stills (1 place)
Stella Pictures, stills (1 place)
TT Nyhetsbyrån, stills (1 place)
TT Nyhetsbyrån, video (1 place)
SVT, video (1 place)
TV4, video (1 place)
Sveriges Radio, audio recording (1 place)

At the Council of State, H.M. The King will inform the Government of the title, name and given name of the child.

2) Media session in the Karl XV Hall (approx. 5:10-5:30pm)

Entry via the West Gate, Royal Palace of Stockholm, at 4:50-5:00pm

In the Karl XV Hall, Marshal of the Realm Svante Lindqvist will announce the title, name and given name of the child after the Council of State.

The other attendees in the Karl XV Hall will be Speaker Urban Ahlin, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and First Lady of the Court Kirstine von Blixen-Finecke.

The number of places is limited. Requests for accreditation for the media session in the Karl XV Hall should be sent to press@royalcourt.se no later than Wednesday June 17 at 10:00am.

Please state the name of one reporter and/or one photographer, and the name of the media company. Those media outlets that have been allocated a place will receive an e-mail confirmation.

There will only be the opportunity for a few questions in connection with the media session. There will be no individual interviews.