Victoria turns 40 on July 14, and will be celebrated both in Stockholm and at Öland July 14-15. http://www.kungahuset.se/...5feee15af50049ff10f8.htmlhttp://www.kungahuset.se/...a5feee15af50049ffebe.html14th July - Stockholm
10.00 Te Deum service
A Te Deum service starts the celebrations in the Chapel of the Royal Palace. Invited are close family, representatives from the Riksdags and government and official Sweden, as well as members from the Royal Court.
Afterwards a reception is held at Logården for the guests at the Te Deum. During the receptions gifts will be handed over.
A salute is shot from Skeppsholmen. The same happens at the salute stations in Boden, Härnösand, Gothenburg and Karlskrona.
13.00 Cortege through Stockholm
The Crown Princess Family is going in a cortege from the Royal Palace to the Royal Mews.
14th July - Öland
19.00 Birthday concert
The Royal Family attends the Birthday concert at Borgholm Idrottsplats.15th July - Öland
11.00 Public celebration at Solliden
The Royal Couple and the Crown Princess Couple meets the public outside Solliden Palace for the traditional celebration. The gates to the park opens at 08.30.
The court also released new photos today - terribly photoshopped as usual...