Wedding of Prince of Sweden and Sophia Hellkvist
The ceremony was attended by about 400 guests, including the parents of the groom – Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustaf, the sisters – Crown Princess Victoria and Princess Madeleine, the Queen of the Netherlands Maxim, Queen Margrethe II, Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Queen Sonja of Norway, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and his wife Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway and many others.
After the wedding in the palace church, the couple welcomed residents and visitors to Stockholm wedding motorcade, which was held in the center of the city, and in their honor sounded a salute of 21 gunfire. After a day of the newlyweds and their guests went to a gala dinner.
Carl Philip has the title of Vermlands Duke and was considered one of the most prominent European suitors before last June announced his engagement to a woman “of the people” Hellkvist Sophia, who was his friend the last few years.