The Swedish royals havereleased the first official pictures from Prince Oscar's May 27 christening. The photos, that were released on theroyal house's official page, show the young Prince surrounded byfriends on family on the special day.
In one portrait, Crown Princess Victoria holds on tightly to her young son asshe poses with him alongside her husband, Crown Prince Daniel andtheir daughter Estelle. The mom-of-two looked lovely on the day ofthe christening wearing a white lace dress, white pumps and amatching lace fascinator.
Oscar's older sister4-year-old Princess Estelle looked adorable also wearing a whitedress. The little girl smiled sweetly for the camera as she proudlyperched on her father's lap.
In another photo, the young boy is surrounded by his family and newly appointedgodparents. Prior to the christening Victoria and Daniel announced who they had chosen to take up the coveted positions. In a statementreleased by the royal family, the couple revealed that they hadselected royals Princess Madeleine, Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway and Crown Prince Frederik among those to act asthe boy's godparents.
Theroyal duo also called on Hans Astrom and Oscar Magnuson, both fromSweden, to take up the role. Hans is an insurance employee and a goodfriend of Daniel's, while Oscar is a long-time friend of the royalsand King Carl XVI Gustaf.
Onthe day, Prince Oscar was very well behaved and slept sweetly in hismother's arm for the most part of the ceremony. During the servicethe young boy was baptized with water that came from a special springon the island on Öland, over a silver font that dates from the early18th century.