Wednesday 17 January
The President and the First Lady are received by the King and Queen at the Royal Mews for a cortege through the streets of Stockholm to the Royal Palace, where a solemn welcome ceremony takes place at the Inner Courtyard.
The King and the President will thereafter make a joint press statement. This is the first time this happens during a incoming state visit in the King's reign.
The King and Queen host a luncheon at the Royal Palace, the Crown Princess Couple and the Prince Couple will also attend.
In the afternoon the President is received by the Speaker Urban Ahlin at the Riksdag.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven receives the President for talks at the Government offices at Rosenbad.
The Queen and the First Lady visit the Treasury, followed by the Bernadotte Library at the Royal Palace.
The Queen and the First Lady attend a seminar on literature at Stockholm City Library, on the theme "Found in translation". The First Lady will give the opening remarks at the seminar.
The day is concluded with a state banquet at the Royal Palace.
Thursday 18 January
The Presidential Couple starts the day with an event on tourism "Challenges and Opportunities of Tourism". The First Lady is a UN Ambassador for Tourism and the Global Development Goals and will give the opening adress.
The Royal Couple and the Presidential Couple visit Karolinska Institutet for talks on how the education and research cooperations could increase. They are received by the Vice-chancellor Professor Ole Petter Ottersen.
The King and the President continue to Folkhem and the project Strandparken in Sundbyberg. The visit highlights the use of wood in constructions for sustainability and the climate issue.
At the same time the Queen the the First Lady visit the project Matcentralen at Stockholm stadsmission in Veddesta, where they are shown how food and groceries that otherwise would have been thrown away could be used, and for people to buy it to a reduced price.
The City of Stockholm gives a luncheon at the Stockholm City Hall with the President of the City Council eva-louise Erlandsson and Mayor Karin Wanngård as hosts. The Crown Princess Couple and Prince Carl Philip will also attend.
The Royal Couple and the Presidential Couple then visit Waldemarsudde.
The King and the President visit Stockholm University, where the President gives a speech on the role of norms in societal changes: "Are we unique? The need for national identity in the age of globalization." They are received by the Vice-chancellor Professor Astrid Söderbergh-Widding.
The Queen and the First Lady visit Barnahus. Here are children received that are suspected to have been victims for abuse or other offense, and where they in a safe space could tell their stories.
In the evening the Presidential Couple hosts a reception for their Swedish hosts at the Modern Museum.
Friday 19 January
The days starts with a visit to The Agricultural University of Sweden (SLU), where they are received by Vice-chancellor Professor Peter Högberg and County Governor of Uppsala, Göran Ernander. After an introduction of the University, a presentation sustainable food consumption, but also the well-being of animals.
Thereafter a visit to the Ångström Laboratoriers at Uppsala University, which hosts many of science departments. An introduction to the research fields renewable energy, energy transformation, and natural disasters.
The Royal Couple and Presidential Couple are thereafter received by the Vice-chancellor of Uppsala University, Professor Eva Åkesson during a traditional welcome ceremony. Two shorts lectures will be given: "It is written in the sky - The Uppsala Edda as mythological description of the sky above us" by Professor Gisli Sigurdsson from the Arni Magnusson Institute on the Uppsala-Edda. The other is "Uppsala and the viking-age heritage of Iceland" by Neil Price, Professor in Archeology at Uppsala University.
Visit to the University Library Carolina Rediviva to see the 800 years old Uppsala-Edda, written by Snorre Sturlarsson. It has been in the collections since 1669 when it was gifted to the University by Magbus Gabriel de la Gardie.
County Governor Göran Ernander and Mrs Monika Sarstad receive the guests at Uppsala Castle. The President presents the gift to the Swedish nation, a donation of books of 500 copies of a new Swedish translation of the Icelandic sagas. After an introduction by Professor emeritus Lars Lönnroth, whom has worked with the translations, is the gift handed over by Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Tor Tordarson to the Minister for Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke.
The County Governor hosts a lunch at Uppsala Castle, whereafter the state visit is concluded when the Royal Couple bid farewell to the President and the First Lady.
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