On 20 October 2010, it is exactly 200 years since the first Bernadotte set foot in Helsingborg and the realm where he would be crowned sovereign King. The occasion is celebrated on both sides of the Sound.
Joining in the celebrations are King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and Prince Carl Philip of Sweden together with Queen Margrethe II and Princess Benedikte of Denmark.
The Royals will be present throughout the Jubilee Day celebrations. The jubilee programme includes celebrations with the public as well as with specially invited guests.
Access to the photo opportunities that have been organised for requires media accreditation. Please make sure to register for accreditation at: www.helsingborg.se/ackreditering.
We have today extended the registration deadline up to and including 12 October.
Thank you to everyone who has registered for accreditation so far.We hope to respond to all registered journalists no later than 16 October.
Please find attached a short description of the programme for the Royal Visit. Once we have processed your application you will be provided with the programme for accredited media together with further details of the various programme events.
For additional information on:
Accreditation and media programme
Tel: +46 (0)42 10 47 66
The Royals’ visit and agenda
Helen von Platen
Project Manager, Bernadotte 200 Years Jubilee
Tel: +46 (0)42 10 60 69, (0)70 354 60 69
For general information about the Bernadotte 200 Years Jubilee in Helsingborg and activities for the public, please visit:
www.bernadotte2010.com and/or see attached Memorandum of 24 September.