On This Day: Frederik of Denmark Marries Ingrid of Sweden

  May 24, 2015 at 9:30 am by

The newlyweds leave Stockholm Cathedral after the wedding ceremony

80 years ago today, Sweden’s Princess Ingrid became the Crown Princess of Denmark when she married the heir to the Danish throne, Frederik, in a splendid ceremony in Stockholm. Taking place at the Storkyrkan, Stockholm’s St Nicholas Cathedral, Frederik and Ingrid were married by Archbishop Erling Eidem in front of a large number of Europe’s royal families – most of whom were related in one way or another to the bridal couple. Princess … Continue reading

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene Host Cocktail Party

  May 24, 2015 at 8:22 am by

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Prince Albert and Princess Charlène hosted a cocktail party in the Princely Palace courtyard yesterday. The cocktail party is in honor of the 73rd Formula 1 Grand Prix. The royals met with various team drivers taking part in the Grand Prix who have been invited to the party by Prince Albert. They also took posed for a few pictures with the team drivers. Princess Charlène wore a sleeveless long gown for the … Continue reading

Princess Victoria Took Part In Voluntary Military Training During The Weekend

  May 24, 2015 at 6:20 am by

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Over the weekend, Crown Princess Victoria took part in the voluntary defense education and training military in Berga. The military weekend gives young women and men the chance to take part in military training and activities. Princess Victoria got to try basic medical treatment, drove a military car and joined with over 30 other volunteers in different activities. The Crown Princess also watched a shooting demonstration.

Farmor Margrethe Visits Prince Nikolai at Boarding School

  May 23, 2015 at 6:48 pm by

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The Queen of Denmark paid a visit to the Herlufsholm School in Næstved today, to celebrate the school’s 450th anniversary. Queen Margrethe first attended a service at the school’s church, before unveiling a new sculpture by Eva Steen Kristensen in the Nyhave that was donated by the New Carlsberg Foundation to make the anniversary. Ms Kristensen said that she was inspired by the ‘willingness’ of the students and the architecture of the … Continue reading

Final Day of Irish Visit for Charles and Camilla

  May 22, 2015 at 10:48 pm by

Prince Charles and Camilla cut a cake at Mount Stewart House in Northern Ireland; 22-05-2015

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall spent the final day of their visit to Northern Ireland cutting cakes with swords and praising peace efforts. Charles and Camilla were on hand to officially reopen Mount Stewart House, an 18th century estate that was owned by the Marquesses of Londonderry until it was taken over by the National Trust in the late 1970s, after its recent three-year, ₤8million refurbishment. During a morning … Continue reading

Jordan’s King Abdullah II Opens the World Economic Forum

  May 22, 2015 at 3:57 pm by

King Abdullah speaks at the opening of the World Economic Forum; 22-05-2015

Accompanied by his wife Queen Rania and their eldest son, Crown Prince Hussein, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan opened on Friday the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa at the Dead Sea, 22 May 2015. The King addressed the audience during the opening session and said that Jordan has a track record of surmounting challenges. “It is a sign of ongoing strength. This is also the message of … Continue reading

The Princess Royal Attends Service For Quintinshill Disaster Centenary

  May 22, 2015 at 10:14 am by

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Princess Anne was present today at a service in Gretna Green, Scotland to mark the 100th anniversary of the Quintinshill rail disaster that killed over 200 people. Laying a wreath during the service held at the Gretna Old Parish Church, the Princess Royal was joined at the event by Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, as well as military veterans and relatives of those who died. She then attended a short reception … Continue reading

Felipe and Letizia Attend Oath Ceremony of New Royal Guards

  May 22, 2015 at 8:21 am by

King Felipe and Queen Letizia attend the ceremony at the El Rey Military Barracks; 22-05-2015

The King and Queen of Spain have attended a ceremony at the El Rey Military Barracks in El Pardo where new members of the Royal Guard swore allegiance to the Spanish flag. King Felipe first inspected a guard of honour before the main ceremony began, led by the head of the Royal Guard, Colonel Ramón Álvarez de Toledo Álvarez de Builla. The Colonel received the new military and civil personnels’ allegiance to defend … Continue reading

Duke of Cambridge Attends Tusk Trust Anniversary Dinner

  May 21, 2015 at 10:21 pm by

The Duke of Cambridge speaks at the Tusk Trust 25th anniversary dinner; 21-05-2015

The Duke of Cambridge was this evening present at a black-tie dinner to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tusk Trust at Windsor Castle. 300 guests attended the dinner in St George’s Hall, where the Duke delivered a speech calling for further work to be done to protect African wildlife. “The plunder and destruction of Africa’s natural endowment remains one of the greatest challenges facing the world…the time for words … Continue reading

Charles and Camilla Head to Northern Ireland

  May 21, 2015 at 6:21 pm by

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall attend a reception in Northern Ireland; 21-05-2015

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have begun their visit to Northern Ireland, arriving in the country this morning. The couple attended a service at St Patrick’s Church in Belfast, which has been the scene of a number of local disputes regarding band parades in recent years. They were greeted by Father Michael Sheehan, and also met with the Irish First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First … Continue reading

Danish Crown Prince Couple Complete German Visit

  May 21, 2015 at 5:55 pm by

Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik in Munich; 21-05-2015

On their final day in Germany, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary attended a Health Living seminar with the them ‘Rethinking Health Care’ with a number of the businesses accompanying them on the trip. Later, the couple had separate engagements before lunch, the Crown Prince attending a seminar on sustainable living and the Crown Princess viewing the Tasty and Stylish Living exhibition at the Freiheizhalle that showcased Denmark as a country … Continue reading

King Willem-Alexander Opens New Building at the Nieuwe Baarnsche School

  May 21, 2015 at 3:14 pm by

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Earlier today, the King of the Netherlands returned to his old primary school, the Nieuwe Baarnsche School, to open a new building. Arriving at the school in Baarn, King  Willem-Alexander was greeted by a number of the school’s pupils and staff. During the official opening, the King helped three students plant a tree outside the new building, which provides the school with a much larger facility than its previous location. The … Continue reading

Sweden’s King and Crown Princess At A Joint Event

  May 21, 2015 at 1:30 pm by

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King Carl Gustaf and Crown Princess Victoria attended the WWF’s annual meeting held at Ulriksdal today. The meeting was in relation to the Royal National City Park’s 20th anniversary. King Carl Gustaf, who is the honorary president of WWF Council, and Crown Princess Victoria attended the annual meeting where they discussed the 2016-2020 agenda. They also attended a lunch in connection to the 20th anniversary. Later in the day, the … Continue reading

Dutch Royals attend ”Appeltjes van Oranje 2015”

  May 21, 2015 at 12:16 pm by

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Today, Thursday May 21, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, along with Princess Beatrix attended the ”Appeltjes van Oranje 2015” award ceremony at Palace Nooreinde in The Hague. The theme of the award this year was: “Better for each other!”. It’s about people with difficulty to get along in society for socioeconomics reasons. The winners of ”Appeltjes van Oranje 2015” were: “Food Aid Foundation Focus” from Amersfoort, a foundation that … Continue reading

The Princess of Asturias Has Her Holy Communion

  May 20, 2015 at 9:04 pm by

The Princess of Asturias ahead of her first holy communion; 20-05-2015

This morning in Madrid, the Princess of Asturias partook in her first holy communion alongside her classmates from the Primaria del Colegio Santa María de los Rosales. Princess Leonor was accompanied to the Our Lady of Assumption chapel by her parents, King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia, and her younger sister Sofia. Grandparents from both sides – King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia, Jesus Ortiz y Alvarez and his wife Ana and … Continue reading

Charles and Camilla’s Visit to the Irish Republic, Day Two

  May 20, 2015 at 8:33 pm by

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall in Mullaghmore, Ireland; 20-05-2015

On their second day in the Republic of Ireland, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visited the town in which one of the Royal Family’s close relatives, the Earl Mounbatten of Burma, was murdered in a bomb attack the late 1970s. In Mullaghmore, a seaside village in County Slingo on the Irish coast, Charles and Camilla walked the village’s main street with Timothy Knatchbull, the grandson of Lord Mounbatten … Continue reading

Queen Máxima and Queen Mathilde Open Exhibition in The Hague

  May 20, 2015 at 6:17 pm by

Queen Mathilde and Queen Maxima at the opening of the outdoor exhibition in The Hague; 20-05-2015

This afternoon, Wednesday May 20, Their Majesties Queen Máxima of the Netherlands and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians opened an outdoor sculpture exhibition in the Lange Voorhout street in The Hague. The exhibition, called “Flemish Vormidable Contemporary Sculpture”, shows artworks created by established and emerging Flemish artists and celebrates twenty years of cultural cooperation between the Netherlands and Flanders. The curator of the exhibition is Stef van Bellingen, a Flemish … Continue reading

Frederik and Mary in Germany, Day Two

  May 20, 2015 at 5:37 pm by

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary in Munich; 20-05-2015

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary began the second day of their business trip to Germany still in Hamburg. The couple paid a visit to the Holsten Brewery and were shown the brewing process in place. Frederik was even able to take part in the brewing of one line of beer, adding the hops to the mixture. The pair were also presented with the ‘Crown Craft’ beer, a line … Continue reading

Prince William Visits the English Women’s Football World Cup Team

  May 20, 2015 at 2:19 pm by

The Duke of Cambridge receives a English Women's team jersey for Princess Charlotte during a visit to the team's training camp; 20-05-2015

The Duke of Cambridge, as president of the Football Association, paid a visit to the team that will be taking part in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada next month. Prince William met with the England Women’s Football Team at the National Football Centre, St George’s Park, in Staffordshire where he spoke with the women about their qualifying process for the tournament. He also watched part of their exercise training regime, … Continue reading

Princess Marie Bakes With School Children

  May 20, 2015 at 11:55 am by

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As patron of DanChurchAid, Princess Marie attended a campaign ‘Behind So it Batter!’ at the N. Zahle Seminarie School in Copenhagen. Princess Marie baked with 4th graders and then helped them sell their stuff during recess. The concept of the campaign is to get people to bake whatever they want, sell their stuff and donate the money to DanChurchAid. DanChurchAid then donates the money to combat hinger around the world.

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