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Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist 'excited' to confirm date of summer wedding

Royal watchers can look forward to a beautiful summer wedding for Sweden's Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist.Two years after his sister Princess Madeleine's fairytale nuptials the family will gather again in the Royal Chapel in Stockholm's Royal Palace on 13 June 2015.

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Prince Carl Philip and Sofia Hellqvist will marry on 13 June 2015

"We look forward to a summer wedding in the middle of June, when Sweden is very beautiful," said the couple in statement on the palace Facebook page. "It's a great day for us and we are very excited."The news was announced with a photo of the smitten couple holding hands as they did throughout an interview marking their engagement.It was a black and white image taken from an official set marking their betrothal, which drew comparisons to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, from the colour of Sofia's dress to her hairstyle.

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Prince Carl Philip has been dating Sofia since 2010

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Princess Madeleine's wildly romantic nuptials in June 2012
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