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Tour of Sweden 2018: Day One

Tour of Sweden 2018: Day One
So it has begun! The long awaited tour of Sweden and Norway kicked off today!
Here are all the details!
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Sweden on Monday, January 29th. They arrived late in the evening because they insisted on waiting until Prince George and Princess Charlotte arrived home from school and nursery. The kids stayed in London with their nanny, Maria.
Bandy Hockey in Vasaparken
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stated their day and tour off by visiting a
bandy hockey event in Vasaparken. This sport is extremely popular in the Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, and even the US. The Duke and Duchess were able to watch a game
and then participate themselves!
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge share a laugh
while trying to play bandy hockey at Vasaparken

•Luncheon with The Swedish Royals

After and amazing morning playing hockey The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
head back to the British Ambassador’s home in Sweden, where they are staying, for quick change.
From there they traveled to The Royal Palace of Stockholm for a Luncheon with
The King and Queen of Sweden and Crown Princess Victoria with her husband Prince Daniel.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, The King and Queen of Sweden,
Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel

Nobel Peace Prize Museum

After the luncheon, The Duke and Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, 
accompanied by Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, walked from the palace 
to the museum. They met well-wishers along the way.
Inside the museums, the couples met with a number of laureates 
and heard more from the museum’s curator about Science in Sweden 
and the Nobel Laureate system.


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, accompanied by
Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, leaving The Royal Palace
to walk to the Nobel Museum
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge,accompanied by
Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, taking a look at
the beautiful Sweden.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, accompanied by
Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, inside the Museum.

•Sweden’s National Center of Architect and Design
For their last engagement of the day before their black-tie dinner, 
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited ArchDesC, 
Sweden’s National Center of Architect and Design. Here they attended an event
celebrating architectural collaboration and the best of Swedish design.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the ArkDesC event


The Duchess of Cambridge tries out a chair

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the ArkDesC event

•Black Tie Dinner
The last event of the day was a black-tie dinner at the British Ambassador’s
house in Stockholm. Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel were also present.
The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Daniel pictured at the Dinner
The Duchess of Cambridge arriving at the dinner

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also met and sat down to talk to 
the prime minister of Sweden and his wife right before the dinner.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prime Minister
Stefan Lofven and his wife Ulla Lofven

That is it for Day One of this amazing tour! At the end of the tour
I will make a full post about Kate’s outfits!
See you all tomorrow for Day Two!

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