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11 Sep 2019

Memorial for victims of the Estonia tragedy at Djurgården

Memorial for victims of the Estonia tragedy at Djurgården

It has been 25 years since the passenger ferry M/S Estonia sank on its trip from Tallinn to Stockholm. This was the biggest civil ship disaster in Europe after WWII and 852 persons died whereof 551 from Sweden.

To honor the victims and the relatives, a memorial ceremony will be held on Saturday September 28 at 14:00 with flower placing by the Estonian monument in Galärvarvskyrkogården here at Djurgården.

Their Royal HighnessesThe Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel are taking part at the ceremony and also representatives from the parliament and the government, authorities and foreign missions.

This is also happening together with MSB which is the contact member of the state for relatives and the survivors from the Estonia tragedy.