.Information about the upcoming Christening of Prince Oscar of Sweden

Monogram of Prince Oscar of Sweden, Duke of Skåne. source: Swedish Royal Court

Monogram of Prince Oscar of Sweden, Duke of Skåne. source: Swedish Royal Court

The Swedish Royal Court has today released details about the Christening of Prince Oscar of Sweden, Duke of Skåne, the son of Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel.  Prince Oscar is the fourth grandchild of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, and is third in the line of succession to the Swedish throne.

The christening will be held tomorrow, May 27, 2016, in the Royal Chapel at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. The Crown Princess and Prince Daniel have chosen the following godparents for their son:

The Crown Prince couples of Denmark and Norway will be the only foreign royalty in attendance.

In conjunction with the christening, the Royal Court also issued Prince Oscar’s coat of arms and monogram.

Coat of Arms of Prince Oscar of Sweden, Duke of Skåne, as designed by Henrik Dahlström, heraldic artist, the National Archives. source: Swedish Royal Court

Coat of Arms of Prince Oscar of Sweden, Duke of Skåne, as designed by Henrik Dahlström, heraldic artist, the National Archives. source: Swedish Royal Court

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