Princess Lalla Salma Attends WHO Global Conference On NCDs In Montevideo

  October 20, 2017 at 4:30 am by

Lalla Salma

Princess Lalla Salma Chairwoman of the Lalla Salma Foundation for Cancer Prevention and Treatment and WHO Goodwill Ambassador took part on Wednesday October 18 in Montevideo in the WHO Global Conference on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Her Royal Highness was was greeted by President of Uruguay Tabaré Vazquez upon her arrival at the Mercosur’s headquarters which hosted the conference,before taking part in a high-level panel organized under the theme “Transforming our … Continue reading

Dutch State Visit to Portugal: Day Two

  October 11, 2017 at 10:27 pm by

Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima started their second day in Portugal with a visit at the Champalimaud Center for the Unknown in Lisbon. This center, opened in 2011, has laboratories for high-quality biomedical research and an advanced clinic for the treatment of cancer patients. Then the Royal Couple went to the University of Lisbon where they attended a presentation held by the Portuguese and Dutch Foreign Ministers that was focused on … Continue reading

Dutch King and Queen Begin State Visit to Portugal

  October 10, 2017 at 8:58 pm by

The King and Queen of the Netherlands with the Portuguese President

At the invitation of the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands began today, Tuesday October 10, a three-day state visit to Portugal along with Bert Koenders, Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Lilianne Ploumen, Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation. The Royal Couple was officially welcomed by President Rebelo de Sousa in the courtyard of … Continue reading

Frederik and Mary in Japan: Day Two

  October 9, 2017 at 5:49 pm by

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

For the second day of their working visit to Japan, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark took a Shinkansen train to Kanazawa, in the centre of Japan, for a day of engagements in the city. Following a breakfast hosted by the Deputy Mayor of Kanazawa City, the Crown Princely Couple were given a tour of Kenrokuen Garden, a landscaped garden named one of the best in Japan and is home … Continue reading

Prince Harry Launches Mental Health Partnership Between Royal Foundation and Ministry of Defence

  October 9, 2017 at 4:10 pm by

Prince Harry

At the Ministry of Defence’s London headquarters on Monday, Prince Harry joined the Defence Secretary to launch a new partnership between The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry and the Ministry of Defence, focusing on the mental health of Britain’s military personnel. This new partnership will see The Royal Foundation provide the MoD with resources and advice to “improve training, education and information sharing for the … Continue reading

King of Norway Opens 162nd Session of Stortinget

  October 9, 2017 at 3:51 pm by

King Harald of Norway

The King of Norway has opened the 162nd session of the Stortinget, the Norwegian parliament, on Monday October 9th. In his one and only visit to the Stortinget for the year, King Harald delivered the government’s aims for the coming year from the throne before declaring the session open. He spoke of the government’s aim to “develop a society that is sustainable in economic, social and environmental terms”, while also discussing … Continue reading

Princess Marie Visits Autism Centre in Vordingborg

  October 9, 2017 at 11:19 am by

Princess Marie of Denmark

As patron of the National Association for Autism, Princess Marie of Denmark paid a visit to Vordingborg’s Autism Centre Storstrøm on Monday. The Princess was given a tour of the centre, which provides a space for people of all ages who are on the autism spectrum to learn and socialise, and was shown how they use digital tools to benefit those who come to use the centre. Following her too, Princess Marie – … Continue reading

Security Incidents At Palaces in London, Jeddah

  October 8, 2017 at 1:43 am by

Buckingham Palace

There were security incidents at two seperate royal palaces on Saturday: in London, a woman was arrested while trying to scale the front gates of Buckingham Palace; while in Jeddah, a man was shot dead after opening fire at royal guards outside the Al-Salam Palace. In London, Metropolitan Police were quick to arrest the woman late Saturday afternoon, detaining her on “suspicion of trespass”, in front of a moderate crowd of … Continue reading

Prince Philip of Yugoslavia Marries Danica Marinković in Belgrade

  October 7, 2017 at 7:23 pm by

Prince Philip of Yugoslavia and his new wife Danica

On October 7, Prince Philip of Yugoslavia, second son of Crown Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia and his first wife Princess Maria da Glória of Orléans-Braganza, Duchess de Segorbe, married Danica Marinković at the St. Michael Archangel Cathedral in Belgrade, Serbia. The bride, Danica, is a graphic designer who is the daughter of impressionist painter Milan Marinković and his wife Beba. Philip and Danica’s wedding is the second royal wedding to occur in Serbia since … Continue reading

A Family of Surfers: Norwegian Crown Princely Family Attend Eurosurf 2017 Opening

  October 7, 2017 at 2:39 pm by

The Norwegian Crown Princely Family

Crown Prince Haakon was joined by his family on Saturday for the opening day of competition of the Eurosurf 2017 tournament, which is taking placed in Borestranda, outside Stavanger, in the south of Norway. The Prince is on the organising committee for this year’s event. He toured the competition site, met with Norwegian athletes taking part; before Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus arrived in the afternoon … Continue reading

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Marks Fifty Years On The Throne

  October 6, 2017 at 8:10 pm by

The Sultan and Queen of Brunei

Brunei’s Sultan celebrated his Golden Jubilee this week with lavish ceremonies in the country’s capital, Bandar Seri Begawan. On Thursday, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah was joined on the royal chariot by his wife, Queen Saleha, for a procession through the streets that included members of Brunei’s military and musical performers. Tens of thousands lined the streets of the capital to catch a glimpse of the 71-year-old monarch, who took the throne on … Continue reading

Queen Máxima Attends Women Inc. Conference

  October 5, 2017 at 12:11 pm by

Queen Maxima

On Thursday October 5, Queen Máxima attended the conference “Gender & Health” organized by Women Inc. and held at the Rijtuigenloods Center in Amersfoort, in the province of Utrecht. During the conference were introduced the latest developments in research, prevention, diagnosis and treatment in gender sensitive health care. At the event were present physicians, health professionals, policy makers, scientists that signed an agreement in which they declared to remain actively engage … Continue reading

Queen Maxima Opens the Exhibition “Ten Top Pieces on Tour”

  October 4, 2017 at 4:59 pm by

Queen Maxima

Her Majesty Queen Maxima of The Netherlands opened today, Wednesday October 4, a new exhibition at the Mauritshuis Museum in The Hague. “Ten Top Pieces on Tour” is a traveling exhibition with artworks from Rembrandt, Appel, Steen, Monet and Picasso that will be shown on tour in six different museums in the Netherlands every three weeks from 4 October 2017 until 25 March 2018. Starting in the Mauritshuis, the exhibition will … Continue reading

“You are Invictus” Prince Harry Tells Competitors During Invictus Games Closing Ceremony

  September 30, 2017 at 7:20 pm by

Prince Harry

Prince Harry has congratulated the competitors of this year’s Invictus Games during the event’s closing ceremony at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Saturday evening. “Right now you’re on a high. At the summit of a mountain many of you thought was too high to climb. You have done it. This is the moment, right here, right now, shoulder to shoulder, you are Invictus,” he told the 500-plus athletes from … Continue reading

New Portraits Released of Dutch Queen, Princesses

  September 30, 2017 at 3:04 pm by

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands

The Dutch Royal Court released new portraits of Queen Máxima and her three daughters on Saturday, taken by photographer Erwin Olaf. The portraits – which show each of the four in close head-shots – are also part of an exhibition series Powervrouwen (Power Women) at the Jan Cunen Museum in Oss that opened today. Other portraits Mr Olaf has taken of Queen Máxima are also on display. Queen Máxima, the Princess … Continue reading

Duke of Parma Gives Daughters New Titles

  September 30, 2017 at 8:10 am by

The Duke and Duchess of Parma with their daughters

The Duke of Parma granted his two daughters, Princesses Luisa and Cecilia, new titles on Friday. Princess Luisa is now the Marchioness of Castell’Arquato, whilst her sister Princess Cecilia is the Countess of Barceto. The titles were given to the two young princesses during a mass for the Knights Cavalieri degli Ordini Dinastici at the Staccata Basilica in Parma. The Count and Countess of Bardi as well as the Duchess of … Continue reading

Crown Princess Victoria and Daughter Estelle Visit Askölaboratorium in Stockholm

  September 29, 2017 at 4:35 pm by

Crown Princess Victoria and Princess Estelle

On September 29, Princess Estelle and her mother Crown Princess Victoria visited the Askölaboratorium (“Ask Laboratory”) at the Baltic Sea Centre in Stockholm University. The aim of the trip was so that little Princess Estelle could learn about her surroundings by herself. Tina Elfwing, the director of the Baltic Sea Centre, said “It is very clear that Victoria talks about these questions with Estelle. It was noticed that it was not … Continue reading

Albert and Charlène Attend Environmental Gala At Casino de Monte-Carlo

  September 28, 2017 at 8:27 pm by

Prince Albert, Princess Charlene and Leonardo DiCaprio

Thursday evening saw a glittering gala take place in the Salle Garnier at the Casino de Monte-Carlo, honouring actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s commitment to the preservation of the environment, with Prince Albert and Princess Charlène of Monaco in attendance. Prince Albert and Princess Charlène, in a lovely strapless evening gown with intricate gold, white and silver beading on the bodice, posed for photographs upon their arrival at the Monte-Carlo Gala for The Global Ocean, … Continue reading

Danish Crown Princely Family Open New LEGO House

  September 28, 2017 at 5:42 pm by

The Danish Crown Princely Family

On Thursday in Billund, the Crown Prince and Princess of Denmark brought along their four children for the official opening of LEGO House, a new 12,000 square metre facility created by children’s toy giant LEGO as a space to foster their ‘learning through play’ philosophy. Crown Princess Mary was joined on stage by Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine during the official ceremony, with the six-year-old twins placing the final LEGO … Continue reading

Queen Máxima Attends World of Health Care 2017 Congress

  September 28, 2017 at 1:09 pm by

Queen Maxima

Dutch Queen Máxima was present at the World of Health Care 2017 congress held at The Hague’s Fokker Terminal on Thursday. The Queen – who wore a black and white floral dress with an A-line skirt from Natan that she first wore in 2013, with one of her signature turban headpieces – sat in on the “Let’s Go Global Health” panel, where Dutch healthcare professionals discussed the country’s “ambitions” for global … Continue reading

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