Carl Philip and Sofia Attend Swedish Sports Gala

  January 15, 2018 at 8:17 pm by

Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip

On Monday evening, Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia represented the Swedish Royal Family at the 2018 Swedish Sports Gala, held at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. The couple – who walked the red carpet upon arrival – were in the audience as Sweden’s top athletes for 2017 were honoured for their work and achievements. Among the winners were the Tre Kronor, Sweden’s men’s national ice hockey team, who – after … Continue reading

King Felipe Receives Adolfo Suárez Human Rights Defence Award

  January 15, 2018 at 5:47 pm by

Queen Letizia and King Felipe

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain were present at the Victims of Terrorism Foundation Awards at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid on Monday. During the ceremony, King Felipe was presented with the Adolfo Suárez Human Rights Defence Award, in “recognition of the proximity and closeness that the Crown has always shown to victims of terrorist barbarism”. He was presented with the award by the President of … Continue reading

Crown Prince Haakon Attends Armed Forces Leadership Training Course

  January 15, 2018 at 3:44 pm by

Crown Prince Haakon

In Sessvollmoen, north of Oslo, Crown Prince Haakon on Monday attended the Armed Forces’ leadership training course at the Armed Forces Personnel and Protective Centre.  He was shown a number of field exercises participants go through over the two-week training period that assists the three branches of the Armed Forces – the Army, the Air Force and the Navy – select “the most qualified and most motivated” people for further leadership training, … Continue reading

Abu Dhabi, Jordanian Crown Princes Attend World Future Energy Summit Opening

  January 15, 2018 at 3:38 pm by

Crown Prince Hussein of Jordan and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed

The Crown Princes of Abu Dhabi and Jordan were present for the opening of this year’s World Future Energy Summit at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on Monday. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan delivered a speech at the Summit, which is being held as part of  Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. “The future can not be discussed in isolation from ensuring an active role for youth and investing in the development of their … Continue reading

A Visit To The Northern Military Zone By King Abdullah

  January 15, 2018 at 12:10 pm by

King Abdullah during his visit to the Northern Military Zone

King Abdullah II of Jordan paid a visit to the Northern Military Zone on Monday January 15, where he met with the 2nd Border Guards Brigade. He was informed of new projects that have been implemented to “improve the conditions of personnel”, and was given briefings on what duties and programs are run by army units within the Zone. The King, who is the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, … Continue reading

First Royal Attendance Confirmed For PyeongChang 2018

  January 15, 2018 at 11:50 am by

The logo for the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics

The XXIII Olympic Winter Games will kick off on February 9th in PyeongChang, South Korea, and the first royal attendances have been confirmed. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands will be attending to cheer on Dutch athletes at the beginning of the Games: the King will attend from February 9th to February 13th, while Queen Máxima will only attend until February 11th. They will be present for the opening … Continue reading

Princess Charlotte’s The Cambridge In Charge, According To The Queen

  January 15, 2018 at 11:30 am by

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge

During a Bible presentation at Sandringham House on Sunday, Queen Elizabeth II revealed that her great-granddaughter, Princess Charlotte, is the ‘boss’ of her elder brother, Prince George. “It’s like that with Charlotte and George,” Her Majesty said to Ellen Clay after she asked whether her 10-year-old daughter, Emily, looked after her younger sister, and Mrs Clay replied with “It’s the other way around”. The Queen’s comment echoes comments made by the … Continue reading

Qatari Sheikh Tamim Meets With Turkish President in Ankara

  January 15, 2018 at 9:27 am by

Sheikh Tamim of Qatar and the President of Turkey

The Emir of Qatar paid a working visit to the Republic of Turkey on Monday, during which he held talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, the Turkish capital. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad was greeted at the Esenboga International Airport by Turkey’s Minister of National Defence and staff from the Qatari embassy, before travelling to the Palace for bilateral talks, which was only announced a few hours before they … Continue reading

Crown Prince Moulay Hassan Opens The 2018 African Nations Championship

  January 14, 2018 at 6:25 am by

Crown Prince Moulay Hassan

The Crown Prince of Morocco was charged with officially opening the 2018 African Nations Championship on Saturday evening. Crown Prince Moulay Hassan, 14, first reviewed a military guard of honour ahead of the opening ceremony, and met with several footballing officials, including the President of the Confederation of African Football and the FIFA Secretary General. He then attended the first match of the tournament, between Morocco and Mauritania. The Prince met … Continue reading

Zara Falls Ill, Misses Magic Millions Race Day On The Gold Coast

  January 13, 2018 at 10:07 am by

Mike and Zara Tindall this week in Australia

An unfortunate turn of events has led to Zara Tindall, ambassador for Magic Millions, missing the event’s flagship race that was held today, as she has been taken ill with a stomach bug. Her husband, Mike Tindall, said how Zara was “gutted” to be missing the event as he spoke with the media upon arrival at the Gold Coast Turf Club on the Gold Coast. “Zara really wanted to come to the … Continue reading

Princess Astrid’s Economic Missions Announced for 2018 and 2019

  January 13, 2018 at 8:43 am by

From the TRF Avatar Gallery

As she has done since her brother took the throne in 2013, Princess Astrid of Belgium will again undertake two economic visits in conjunction with the Belgian Foreign Trade Agency this year. She will visit Argentina and Uruguay in June, and Morocco in November. Her visits for 2019 have also been announced: Mexico in March 2019, and China in November 2019. The purpose of these economic missions – which see … Continue reading

Bring It On: Prince Daniel Plays Table Tennis During Visit To STIGA Sports

  January 12, 2018 at 4:58 pm by

Prince Daniel

Prince Daniel visited STIGA Sports in Eskilstuna on Friday, where he eagerly agreed to play a game of table tennis against a young boy. The Prince praised young David as a great player, saying that he may be “the next J-O”, referring to Swedish table tennis champion Jan-Ove Waldner. Daniel also tested some air hockey tables during his tour of the factory, which is the one of the largest producers of … Continue reading

Crown Princess Mary Opens New Christmas Seal Home in Roskilde

  January 12, 2018 at 2:36 pm by

Crown Princess Mary

On Friday, Denmark’s Crown Princess paid a visit to Roskilde, for the official opening of the Christmas Seal Foundation’s new home, Liljeborg. Crown Princess Mary was joined by Winnie Liljeborg, a co-founder of Pandora who donated the funds for the new home’s premises and renovations, on stage as they cut the ribbon to open the home. Ms Liljeborg also donated funds for the home’s first five years of operation. After, Mary – … Continue reading

Queen Máxima Opens the House for Music

  January 12, 2018 at 2:17 pm by

Queen Maxima

Today, Friday January 12, Queen Máxima attended at the opening of the renovated “House for Music” in Arnhem, in the province of Gelderland. Upon her arrival the Queen was welcomed by the Mayor of Arnehm, Ahmed Marcouch, and Clemens Cornielje, the King’s Commissioner in the province of Gelderland. During the opening ceremony took place a concert by the Het Gelders Orkest and a performance by more than one hundred Arnhem school children … Continue reading

Visit to Sri Lanka On The Agenda For The Wessexes

  January 12, 2018 at 6:23 am by

The Earl and Countess of Wessex

The British High Commission in Sri Lanka confirmed on Thursday that the Earl and Countess of Wessex will be visiting Sri Lanka to attend celebrations marking the nation’s 70th anniversary of independence from Great Britain. Edward and Sophie will spend five days in Sri Lanka – from January 31 to February 4 – and visit Colombo amongst other cities. The couple’s engagements will highlight the “shared interest in the Commonwealth, youth … Continue reading

Flashback Friday: 1956 Opening of Swedish Parliament

  January 12, 2018 at 3:00 am by

Queen Louise and King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, 1956

January 12, 1956: The King of Sweden, Gustaf VI Adolf, is surrounded by members of his family ahead of the Opening of Parliament. Queen Louise, the King’s second wife; his daughter-in-law Princess Sibylla, Duchess of Västerbotten, and two of his granddaughters, Princess Margaretha and Princess Birgitta, are wearing formal Swedish court dress, which was the standard attire for the Opening of Parliament until 1974.

Prince Albert and Princess Charlène Begin Visit to Burkina Faso

  January 11, 2018 at 7:04 pm by

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene in Burkina Faso

The Prince and Princess of Monaco arrived in Burkina Faso on Wednesday evening, ahead of a two-day official visit to the West African country. After an official welcoming ceremony at Palais de Kosyam, President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré and his wife, Sika Bella Kaboré, spent Thursday with Prince Albert and Princess Charlene, as they paid visits around Ouagadougou to various organisations. They visited a primary school in the town Saaba, and the National … Continue reading

Princess Alexandra Visits St Christopher’s Hospice

  January 11, 2018 at 1:44 pm by

Princess Alexandra of Kent

Fifty years after she opened the hospice in July 1967, Princess Alexandra of Kent paid her yearly visit to St Christopher’s Hospice in Sydenham, London on Thursday. Dressed in a royal blue skirt suit with a circular brooch pinned to her shoulder, Alexandra met with staff and volunteers before touring the wards to speak with patients and their families. The Princess usually makes this visit in the lead-up to Christmas, … Continue reading

Queen Máxima’s Working Visit To Rotterdam

  January 11, 2018 at 1:18 pm by

Queen Maxima

Today, Thursday January 11, Her Majesty Queen Máxima of The Netherlands paid a working visit to the youth foundation Time for Action in Rotterdam. Time for Action, established in 2011, aims to “provide help and networks to lonely and vulnerable people and encourages young people to be committed to the people in their environment who have little or no network”. The foundation is active in 15 cities across the country with … Continue reading

A New Stamp For The Spanish King’s Fiftieth Birthday

  January 11, 2018 at 10:29 am by

View the full image at Correos

The national postal service of Spain, Correos, has released a new stamp to mark King Felipe VI’s fiftieth birthday at the end of the month. The 1€ stamp bears a new portrait of the King, and will be available for purchase from January 30th, the King’s birthday. There will be 200,000 sheets of the stamp printed. King Felipe was born on January 30th, 1968, the youngest child and only son of … Continue reading

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