Belgian Royal Family – July Events
A not so quiet July for the Belgian Royal Family;
July 7th – Princess Mathilde visited the”Villa Rozerood” in De Panne, a holiday and care center for seriously ill children and their families.
July 7th – King Albert attended the celebration of the 125th anniversary of the biscuit factory “Biscuiterie Jules Destrooper” in Lo.
July 15th – Queen Paola attended the world premiere of the theatre play of Umberto Eco’s novel “The Name of the Rose” in the ruins of the Abbey of Villers-la-Ville.
July 17th – Prince Joachim attended a commemoration ceremony for the Belgian victims of World War I and II at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, London.
July 19th – Prince Philippe visited the project ForceDouce in Nieuwpoort that fosters the personal development of young people with the sailing sport
July 19th – Princess Mathilde and Princess Elisabeth attended several sessions of chamber music course for young musicians, organized annually by Musica Mundi, in Rixensart. This international course is open to violinists, violists, bass, piano and clarinet aged 10 to 18.
July 20th – Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde attended the traditional opening of the Summer Palace of Brussels to the public and will open the exhibition “Science at the Palace”.
July 29th – Prince Joachim finished his training on the Belgian navy ship Godetia. Princess Astrid, Prince Lorenz, Prince Amedeo, Princess Maria Laura and Princess Laetitia attended the graduation ceremony in Zeebrugge.
July 30th, Princess Claire, Prince Laurent, Princess Louise, Prince Nicolas and Prince Aymeric were lucky enough to attend the Belgian premiere of ‘The Smurfs’movie at Kinepolis in Brussels.Filed under Austria-Hungary, Belgium
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