Thursday May 23
Kalmar Nyckel sets sail for Lewes; tall ship offering school programs
After hosting Swedish and Finnish dignitaries May 11 in Wilmington, Kalmar Nyckel has sailed to Lewes to host local school groups and kick off the summer sail season The ship left Wilmington after hosting their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden and Speaker of the Parliament of Finland Eero Heinaluoma for an historic sail on ... (more)
Swedish royal couple visits Delaware
Members of Sweden's royal family joined Gov. Jack Markell and other Delaware officials Saturday to celebrate the 375th anniversary of the founding of a Scandinavian colony in the U.S. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia began their day in Delaware with a luncheon hosted by Markell at the Buena Vista conference center in New Castle, the ... (more)
The Washington Post
So much fuss about the arrival of that handsome red-haired kid who, barring catastrophe, will never sit on the throne! How about some props for an actual monarch come to town? Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden attend a lunch meeting on Capitol Hill At the same time as Prince Harry's whirlwind visit to Washington, our city is also ... (more)
Jubilee Landing at 'The Rocks'
They established New Sweden Colony, the Delaware Valley's first permanent European settlement, the beginnings of , president of the New Sweden Alliance.
Locals Prepare for Royal Visit
Local residents are preparing for a royal visit this weekend. A delegation of senior diplomats from Sweden and Finland will visit Philadelphia, Chester and Wilmington this weekend to celebrate the 375th Anniversary of the first permanent European settlement in the Delaware Valley.