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European royals wish their nations a Happy Easter

European royal families have wished their nations a happy Easter via Instagram messages.

The Swedish palace led the way, sharing a sweet clip of their ‘virtual’ celebration on the official Kungahuset account yesterday.

It showed a four-way video call between King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and their children, Prince Carl-Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden, along with their brood, as well as Princess Madeleine, her husband Chris O’Neill and their children – who are currently in Florida.

The family captioned the post: ‘Digital Easter celebration. Easter celebrations look different in many places this year. There are many who are not given the opportunity to meet loved ones. The royal family follows the recommendations and does not celebrate a common Easter.

The Swedish palace led the way with the Easter messages, sharing a sweet clip of their ‘virtual’ celebration on the official Kungahuset account yesterday

‘However, with technical aids, it is possible to meet digitally to wish Happy Easter, which the Royal Family did earlier in the Easter week. Here is a short excerpt from the Royal Family’s digital Easter celebration. Happy Easter!’

On their separate Instagram page, Prince Carl-Philip and Princess Sofia shared a photograph of them with their two boys, Prince Alexander and Prince Gabriel, taking part in the call.

Their message read: ‘Happy Easter from us! Due to the current situation, we have to celebrate with the family digitally.’ 

Princess Madeleine also gathered her family for a group shot, which she shared with a colourful ‘Happy Easter’ banner and the hashtag #staysafe.

The post showed a four-way video call between King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and their children, Prince Carl-Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden, along with their brood, as well as Princess Madeleine, her husband Chris O'Neill and their children - who are currently in Florida

The post showed a four-way video call between King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and their children, Prince Carl-Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden, along with their brood, as well as Princess Madeleine, her husband Chris O’Neill and their children – who are currently in Florida

On their separate Instagram page, Prince Carl-Philip and Princess Sofia shared a photograph of them with their two boys, Prince Alexander and Prince Gabriel, taking part in the call

On their separate Instagram page, Prince Carl-Philip and Princess Sofia shared a photograph of them with their two boys, Prince Alexander and Prince Gabriel, taking part in the call

Princess Madeleine also gathered her family for a group shot, which she shared with a colourful 'Happy Easter' banner and the hashtag #staysafe

Princess Madeleine also gathered her family for a group shot, which she shared with a colourful ‘Happy Easter’ banner and the hashtag #staysafe

In a more sombre post shared earlier today, Princess Victoria posted a video message from Swedish Television’s ‘An Evening Together’, which she participated in this weekend.⠀⠀⠀⠀

The caption for the clip read: ‘During the evening, funds were raised for the Radio Aid collection to organisations that make efforts in response to the Covid-19 pandemic in Sweden.’

Princess Charlene of Monaco also wished her nation a happy Easter, sharing a series of adorable photos of twins Princess Gabriella and Hereditary Prince Jacques.

In a more sombre post shared earlier today, Princess Victoria posted a video message from Swedish Television's 'An Evening Together', which she participated in this weekend

In a more sombre post shared earlier today, Princess Victoria posted a video message from Swedish Television’s ‘An Evening Together’, which she participated in this weekend

In the snaps the green-fingered twosome can be seen planting spring flowers, while one shows Princess Gabriella posing beside an Easter-themed display.

Charlene wrote: ‘Sending healing and love to the world, we miss you, see you soon. Happy Easter.’

Former Princess Tessy of Luxembourg also shared a series of photographs of her with her sons Prince Gabriel of Nassau, 14, and Prince Noah of Nassau, 12, as well as an unknown man.

Princess Charlene of Monaco also wished her nation a happy Easter, sharing a series of adorable photos of twins Princess Gabriella and Hereditary Prince Jacques

Princess Charlene of Monaco also wished her nation a happy Easter, sharing a series of adorable photos of twins Princess Gabriella and Hereditary Prince Jacques

In the snaps the green-fingered twosome can be seen planting spring flowers, while one shows Princess Gabriella posing beside an Easter-themed display (pictured)

In the snaps the green-fingered twosome can be seen planting spring flowers, while one shows Princess Gabriella posing beside an Easter-themed display (pictured)

Tessy Antony-de Nassau, 34, who lost her royal title when she divorced Prince Louis, shared a heartfelt message, writing: ‘Happy Easter from our little family to yours.

‘In these difficult times we are all living at the moment, self isolating in our homes all around the globe — we want to especially sent you a message of love and community from us to you and yours. We are in this together. 

‘We can also sadly not be with our extended family and friends at this moment in time. However, our inner love keeps us connected and grounded.

Former Princess Tessy of Luxembourg also shared a series of photographs of her with her sons Prince Gabriel of Nassau, 14, and Prince Noah of Nassau, 12, as well as an unknown man

Former Princess Tessy of Luxembourg also shared a series of photographs of her with her sons Prince Gabriel of Nassau, 14, and Prince Noah of Nassau, 12, as well as an unknown man

Tessy Antony-de Nassau, 34, who lost her royal title when she divorced Prince Louis, shared a heartfelt message, writing: 'Happy Easter from our little family to yours'. Pictured with Prince Noah

Tessy Antony-de Nassau, 34, who lost her royal title when she divorced Prince Louis, shared a heartfelt message, writing: ‘Happy Easter from our little family to yours’. Pictured with Prince Noah

‘We can do this, all together, in solidarity by harnessing gratitude and solidarity especially to those in most need such as our elderly people, homeless people, refugees and people who are isolated alone without any family— you are not alone. No one is left behind.

‘This Covid-19 crisis is a good opportunity to re-evaluate what we have, address our systems and leadership and evaluate their effectiveness and adapt them as needed to fit the new post Covid-19 world in order to make sure our societies become stronger, adapted for the needs of today, more united, and fair.’   

The Norwegian royal family marked Easter by sharing a series of photos of the gardens of the Palace Park in Oslo in full bloom. 

Princess Martha Louise of Norway shared a photo of a painted Easter egg with a spiritual message urging her followers to ‘use this time of confinement to envision the world you would like to wake up to when the world again gets unlocked’.

The Norwegian royal family marked Easter by sharing a series of photos of the gardens of the Palace Park in Oslo in full bloom

The Norwegian royal family marked Easter by sharing a series of photos of the gardens of the Palace Park in Oslo in full bloom

Princess Martha Louise of Norway shared a photo of a painted Easter egg with a spiritual message urging her followers to 'use this time of confinement to envision the world you would like to wake up to when the world again gets unlocked'

Princess Martha Louise of Norway shared a photo of a painted Easter egg with a spiritual message urging her followers to ‘use this time of confinement to envision the world you would like to wake up to when the world again gets unlocked’

She continued: ‘A world where we see each other’s worth, whatever nationality, civil status, religion, gender, ethnicity, even past our different opinions and beliefs of what is important and right. 

‘Where we may receive from nature in stead of take, where we understand that we can not conquer, but may contribute. Where we no longer judge our fellow women and men, but dare to look at all our experiences as our teachings. Taking responsibility for our emotions, so there is no need to point fingers at anyone else, but regard others as our teachers. 

‘How we dare to show up for each other with love, compassion and gratitude. Let us create this world together. Happy Easter!’



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