From a celebration of the National Day of Sweden on 6 June in my home town.
On 19 June this year there will be a lot of flag-waving too, because today (in Stockholm) our Crown Princess Victoria, also Duchess of Västergötland, is getting married to Daniel Westling – a “man of the people”, who after the wedding will be entitled Prince, and Duke of Västergötland.
The media have been full of wedding talk and royal gossip for weeks and months back… I wonder if the hype will last, or if when the wedding is over it will be like letting the air out of a balloon? By the way, I read in the paper (Friday) that the couple have decided they want no fireworks, no balloons, and no confetti – out of concern for the environment.
On this blog I usually only publish my own photos. But I’ll make an exception:
Crown Princess Victoria and her fiancé Daniel Westling
celebrating the National Day of Sweden in Stockholm, 6 June 2010
(photo from Swedish Wikipedia article)