Lonely Planet Writer

Royal for a day: children's party at Swedish Palace

A video of a royal bash has gone viral after Princess Madeleine of Sweden and her two-year-old daughter Princess Leonore hosted a tea party in honour of some very special children this week.

Stockholm's Royal Palace.
Stockholm’s Royal Palace. Image by Abhijeet Vardhan / CC BY-SA 2.0

Charity Min Stora Dag (My Special Day) arranged for 12 children living with serious illnesses to dress up as Princes and Princesses for the day and attend a party at Stockholm’s Royal Palace, where they drank juice, ate cake, and enjoyed some entertainment by a royal jester. Speaking of the event on Facebook, Princess Madeleine said, “Leonore and I had a wonderful afternoon.”

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