Prince Oscar's christening
Archbishop Antje Jackelén christens Prince Oscar. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT
Archbishop Antje Jackelén and Prince Oscar. Photo: Claudio Bresciani/TT
The King confers the Order of the Seraphim on Prince Oscar during the christening ceremony. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/TT
The Crown Princess Family on their way to the Royal Chapel. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT
The silver baptismal font dates back to the early 18th century, and was first used on 16 January 1746 at the christening of Crown Prince Gustav (III). During Prince Oscar's christening, Prince Fredrik Adolf's crown – which dates from 1771 – stood at the altar. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/TT
The Royal Chapel. Photo: royalcourt.se
On Friday 27 May, Prince Oscar was christened in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.
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Archbishop Antje Jackelén officiated, assisted by Chief Court Chaplain Bishop Johan Dalman and Pastor of the Royal Court Parish Michael Bjerkhagen.
After the christening service, a 21-gun salute was fired from Skeppsholmen in Stockholm.
A reception and a lunch were then held for invited guests.
The christening gift from the Riksdag and the Swedish Government was a set of Swedish children's books.
The christening service was held in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT
Prince Oscar in King Karl XV's cradle. The cradle was made for the birth of Prince Karl (XV) in 1826. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT
On Slottsbacken after the christening service. The Crown Princess Family together with the godparents: Hans Åström, Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, Princess Madeleine (with Princess Leonore) and Oscar Magnuson. Photo: royalcourt.se
Prince Oscar, The Crown Princess, The King, The Queen, Ewa Westling, Princess Estelle, Olle Westling and Prince Daniel. Photo: royalcourt.se
All the information relating to the christening can be found here.