The christening will take place at the Royal Chapel at Drottningholm Palace. (His older brother Alexander & cousin's Leonore and Nicolas were also christened there.)
Swedish public service broadcaster, Sveriges Television, will be broadcasting Prince Gabriel's christening. The Live Coverage starts at 11:30 AM. The Live Stream and Service will both be in Swedish, but don't worry it's not hard to follow. And, of course, a bunch of us will be Live Tweeting the whole thing.
Schedule: 11 AM Stockholm = (10 AM London) (5 AM Toronto/New York) (2 AM San Francisco) (8 PM Sydney)
11 AM Guests start to arrive at Chapel
*Approx 11:30 Live Steam Starts*
12 Christening ceremony
12:45ish Guests leave Chapel
1 PM King and Queen hold Reception
*Approx 1 PM Live Steam Ends*
(Later: Private Lunch)
Immediate Family, Godparents plus spouses, family, friends, representatives from Parliament, the Government and Official Sweden.
In lieu of gifts, the couple have asked for donations to Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia's Foundation and Project Playground.
If you are international, donations can also be made to a local children's charity, or to some other cause you support.
- Princess Madeleine (Aunt)
- Sara Hellqvist (Aunt)
- Oscar Kylberg (Friend of Dad)
- Carolina Pihl (Friend of Mum)
- Thomas de Toledo Sommerlath (Extended family on Queen Silvia’s side)
Official Christening Pictures should be released within a few days of the ceremony. There will be a few different combinations of photos:
- Family: Carl Philip, Sofia, Alexander & Gabriel
- Extended family: Gabriel, Brother, Parents & Grandparents (Both Sets)
- Godparents: Gabriel, Parents and God Parents