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Prince Oscar of Sweden's christening: all the details and adorable photos

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The Swedish royal family were out in full force to attendthe christening of Prince Oscar of Sweden on Friday. Crown Princess Victoria and hernewborn baby boy were the stars of the show and made an adorable picture at theceremony.

The mother-son duo were accompanied by Victoria's husbandPrince Daniel and the couple's daughter Princess Estelle, who turned four this year.

Angelic baby Oscar was wide awake at the start of the service, dressedin the traditional christening gown that his sister Estelle, his mum Victoriaand other members of the Swedish royal family have worn before him.


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Prince Oscar of Sweden was cradled by his doting mum Crown Princess Victoria

King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia looked as proud as punch asthey made their entrance at the royal palace's chapel.

Princess Madeleine and her husband Chris O'Neill attendedwith their children, two-year-old Princess Leonore and baby Prince Nicolas, whowas recently christened in October.

Prince Carl Philip and his wife Princess Sofia completed theroyal family, opting to leave their newborn sonPrince Alexander at home.

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Princess Madeleine attended with her two-year-old daughter Princess Leonore

All eyes were also focused on baby Prince Oscar's royal godparents– Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, who attended with his wife Crown PrincessMary, and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, who was joined by her husbandPrince Haakon.

Hans Astrom and Oscar Magnuson, both from Sweden, arealso Oscar's godparents. Hans is an insurance employee and a good friend of PrinceDaniel's, while Oscar is a long-time friend of the royals and King Carl XVIGustaf.

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Crown Princess Mary stunned in a chic monochrome dress

The ceremony, which was officiated by Archbishop AntjeJackelén, was steeped in tradition and as proceedings got underway, babyOscar nodded off to sleep.

The little boy was baptised with water that came from a specialspring on the island of Öland, over a silver font that dates from theearly 18th century.

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Godparents Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Prince Frederik gave readings

During the service, both Frederik and Mette-Marit deliveredreadings. The godparents also gathered around Oscar, who is third-in-line tothe Swedish throne, and held their hands above his head as a sign of a blessing.

After the service, Victoria and Daniel proudly presented their baby boy, who was wearing his new sash and order, to well-wishers outside the chapel. The party then moved on for a reception and private lunch in the palace.

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