Belgian Royal Family Celebrates National Day

  July 22, 2018 at 1:39 am by

On Friday July 20, the Belgian Royal Family started the celebrations for the Belgian National Day. Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde along with Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz attended the concert “Prelude to National Day” hosted by the Queen Elizabeth and the National Orchestra of Belgium at the Center for Fine Arts (BOZAR).
In the evening, on the occasion of his 5 years of reign, the King and the Queen were present at the National Bal in the Marolles, Place du Jeu de Balle in Brussels. Around 14,000 people participated at the festivities.
In the morning of the National Day, July 21, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde together with Princess Elisabeth, Prince Gabriel, Prince Emmanuel and Princess Eleonore, attended the traditional Te Deum at the Saint Michael and St Gudula Cathedral in Brussels.
Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz attended Te Deum at the Saint Paul’s Cathedral in Liège while Prince Laurent and Princess Claire were at the Sint-Baafs Cathedral in Ghent.
At the end of the service, the King and the Queen accompanied by their children greeted the people gathered outside the Cathedral.
Afterward took place the traditional military parade at the Place des Palais.
Princess Astrid, Prince Lorenz, Prince Laurent and Princess Claire attended the parade.
Queen Mathilde wore a red boat neck dress from Natan fashion house matched with a Fabienne Delvigne hat; Princess Elisabeth wore a floral-embroidered dress from the clothing brand Maje matched with a red belt, while Princess Eleonore wore a yellow dress.
In late afternoon the King and the Queen visited the stand of the “Fete au Park” in the Parc of Brussels. For the celebrations at the Parc Queen Mathilde wore a printed green silk short-sleeved dress from the British brand LKBennett.
The celebrations ended in the evening with the traditional fireworks display at the Place des Palais in Brussels.

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5 Responses to Belgian Royal Family Celebrates National Day

  1. Diana Lucia Zotescu says:

    Congratulations on the Belgium National Day Celebration !

  2. aryanezhad Mohammad says:

    Congratulations your National Day Celebration .

  3. Natalya says:

    Happy National Day Celebrations !

  4. Alexandra Romanov Rodrigues Cuco says:

    the best wishes to Belgium and to all Europe system Belgium have….the future is in God hand made…

  5. Diyah F.S says:

    Happy Belgian National Day for the Royal Family of Belgium and for all Belgians

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