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Princess Estelle's christening

The christening of Princess Estelle took place in the Royal Chapel in Stockholm Tuesday 22 May. At the christening, the Princess was given the name Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary.

 

  • H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria & Princess Estelle
  • H.R.H Princess Estelle

H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria & Princess Estelle

Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary, Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Östergötland was born on February 23, 2012. She is the first child of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel.

The ceremony was conducted by Archbishop Anders Wejryd, who also officiated over the 2010 wedding of the Crown Princess and Prince Daniel.

In accordance with the 1979 Act of Succession, which entered into force on 1 January 1980, Princess Estelle is second in the line of succession, following Crown Princess Victoria.

You can see some image from the christening on the Swedish Royal Court website

The VIP guest list included Crown Prince Phillipe and Crown Princess Mathilde from Belgium, Queen Magrethe, Prince Henrik, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary from Denmark, Finland's President Niinisto and First Lady Haukio and Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Martha Louise from Norway.

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel have chosen the following godparents for their daughter; HRH the Prince of Orange, Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, HRH Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, the Duke of Värmland, HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark and Anna Westling Söderström.

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