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20th Wedding Anniversary for Margareta and Radu!

  September 21, 2016 at 2:28 am by

  Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Margareta and Prince Radu of Romania celebrate their 20th Wedding Anniversary today! A civil wedding had taken place in the town hall of Versoix, Switzerland on the 24th July 1996 and two months later at the Orthodox Cathedral in Lausanne, the religious wedding took place.  Given away by her father, King Michael, Princess Margareta wore a stunning white silk dress with long sleeves, a square … Continue reading

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Farewell Beloved Queen

  August 14, 2016 at 8:32 am by

The funeral of Her Majesty Queen Anne of Romania took place yesterday outside the former Royal Palace in Bucharest and attended by members of the Romanian Royal Family, members and representatives of foreign Royal Families, members of the Romanian Government and State Institutions and a large number of other dignitaries. Not least of all, the funeral was also witnessed by the people of Romania, thousands of whom joined the solemn gathering … Continue reading

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Mourners At the Royal Palace in Bucharest

  August 12, 2016 at 1:20 pm by

On Wednesday evening, the body of Her Majesty Queen Anne of Romania was moved in Military Ceremony from the Hall of Honour at Peles Caste to the Throne Room of the former Royal Palace in Bucharest ahead of Her Majesty’s funeral tomorrow. In attendance were Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Margareta, Prince Radu, Princess Elena and her husband, Princess Marie and Princess Sofie who has throughout these last days been … Continue reading

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Her Majesty Queen Anne Returns To Romania

  August 10, 2016 at 6:44 am by

Military and religious ceremonies have marked the return of the body of Queen Anne back to Romanian soil yesterday afternoon as Her Majesty’s coffin arrived at Otopeni Airport in Bucharest in preparation for her funeral on Saturday.  The occasion was as solemn and dignified as it could ever be – and it was also as fitting and appropriate as the much loved wife of Romania’s former monarch, King Michael, could … Continue reading

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Memorial Service Held at Săvârşin

  August 8, 2016 at 6:30 am by

Crown Princess Margareta of Romania and her husband, Prince Radu, attended a memorial service at the Orthodox Church in Săvârşin yesterday in memory of Queen Anne who died last week.  Dressed in mourning, the royal couple took their places solemnly amongst the rest of the congregation inside the ornate church. Queen Anne of Romania’s funeral will take place on Saturday, 13th August in Bucharest.  The Government of Romania has announced that … Continue reading

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Details Announced of Queen Anne’s Funeral

  August 2, 2016 at 9:42 am by

Details of the events leading up to and including the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Anne of Romania have now been announced by the Royal Family of Romania. On Tuesday 9th August, Queen Anne’s coffin will be flown to Romania and transported to Peles Castle where Her Majesty’s body will lie in State in the Hall of Honour. Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Margarita accompanied by other members of the … Continue reading

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Queen Anne of Romania – An Obituary

  August 2, 2016 at 7:36 am by

The sad news announced yesterday of the death of Queen Anne of Romania has been met with many messages of condolences and sadness amongst so many royal watchers and followers of the Royal Family of Romania. She was a great and admirable lady, related to many royals throughout Europe, yet she enjoyed the simple things in life, was never showy or grand nor did she act in any way other … Continue reading

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Queen Anne of Romania Passes Away

  August 1, 2016 at 9:54 am by

Queen Anne of Romania has passed away at the age of 92, the Romanian Royal Family has announced today. She passed away at 13:45 local time August 1 at the hospital in Morges, Switzerland with four of her daughters by her bedside. Last rites were read yesterday by the priest from the Roman Catholic parish in the city. The statement also said that her husband, King Mihai I, had been with … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Margareta of Romania and Her Foundation

  June 17, 2016 at 6:37 am by

On Wednesday, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Margarita hosted a tea party at Elisabeta Palace for the Board of Directors of the Vodafone Romania Foundation. The foundation has been working in partnership with the Crown Princess Margareta of Romania Foundation in support of children and the elderly and on behalf of her foundation, Crown Princess Margareta gave a Platinum level sponsor award to Vodaphone Romania for their work. The following … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Margareta Welcomes Guests From France

  June 14, 2016 at 8:50 am by

Yesterday, a delegation of civic and business representatives from France visited the Elisabeta Palace as guests of Her Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Margareta and Prince Radu. Princess Maria was also in attendance. The Royal Family of Romania website stated that the delegation included members of the members of the Unité Association Capétienne including His Royal Highness Prince Charles-Philippe d’Orléans and Mr Jacques-Henri Auclair, president of the association. Their visit to Romania … Continue reading

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Princess Maria of Romania Visits Therapy Centre

  June 11, 2016 at 6:23 pm by

Last Thursday, Her Royal Highness Princess Maria of Romania visited the Don Orione Association in Bucharest. It is residential and day-care centre for the elderly and a therapy centre for adults and children who have neurological difficulties such as autism. It is well known that interacting with animals is a great way to relax and bring stress-levels down. But it has also become a successful way in benefitting the emotional and mental … Continue reading

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Two Exhibitions For One Princess!

  June 9, 2016 at 11:16 am by

Her Royal Highness Princess Maria of Romania has viewed two exhibitions this week. On Tuesday, the Princess visited the National Theatre in Bucharest where a photographic exhibition is currently on show entitled “King Michael, A Happy Childhood”, with a number of previously unpublished images of the princess’s father, King Mihai I. The photos all come from three different sources: the photographer Joseph Berman, the Royal House’s own archives and the … Continue reading

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Princess Maria Launches A New Royal Book!

  June 3, 2016 at 4:09 am by

Her Royal Highness Princess Maria of Romania looked as elegant as ever in an ivory and black polka-dot blouse and red skirt as she launched a new book last night at the Humanitas Bookfest 2016 – an annual event which highlights the best new books of the year in Romania. Lansări de carte regală la Bookfest https://t.co/5j8HPuGC8f pic.twitter.com/nUHGtdUvAs — Familia Regală (@casamsregelui) June 3, 2016 The book, entitled “Land That … Continue reading

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Săvârșin Castle – A Special Anniversary

  June 2, 2016 at 4:44 pm by

The Royal Family of Romania website has posted a special article about Săvârșin Castle to mark the 15th Anniversary of when King Mihai I, Queen Ana and other members of the Royal Family were able to return to the Royal Domain of Săvârşin Castle and its estates. The article recalls all the events that have happened there over the years including Christmas and Easter celebrations, birthday gatherings and family visits. It also … Continue reading

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Princess Maria of Romania Celebrates Children’s Day!

  June 1, 2016 at 12:28 pm by

Her Royal Highness Princess Maria of Romania helped celebrate Children’s Day in style today by visiting a school in Bucharest and helping to make it a day to remember for all the children. The children of Ferdinand I Secondary School greeted the Princess with great excitement and hugs and presenting their royal visitor with a beautiful bouquet of roses and lilies. After looking around the school, Princess Maria watched a … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Margareta Confers Royal Order

  June 1, 2016 at 9:37 am by

Crown Princess Margareta, Custodian of the Crown of Romania, has conferred the Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown of Romania (Marea Cruce a Ordinului Coroana României) upon Princess Muna of Jordan during a solemn ceremony held in the Hall of Honour at Peleș Castle. The Order of the Crown of Romania was established back in 1881 by King Carol I in commemoration of the establishment of the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Visiting Romania Too!

  May 31, 2016 at 6:12 am by

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales is currently in Romania and was received by Crown Princess Margareta of Romania and Prince Radu during the start of his latest visit to the country he is so fond of.  In his usual gallant style, Prince Charles kissed the Princess’s hand during the warm and friendly greeting outside the Palace gates, before the royal party walked along a red carpet and past uniformed … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Margareta Hosts Official Reception for Princess Muna

  May 31, 2016 at 5:24 am by

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Margareta of Romania has hosted a formal reception in the Hall of Kings at the Elisabeta Palace, in honour of Her Royal Highness Princess Muna al-Hussein of Jordan’s visit to Romania. Prince Radu, Princess Maria and various dignitaries from Romania’s academic, diplomatic and cultural fields were also in attendance. Wearing a beautifully fitted dress of green lace, the Custodian of the Crown made a formal welcome … Continue reading

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Princesses Visit Open-air Museum

  May 30, 2016 at 5:12 am by

Her Royal Highness Princess Muna of Jordan has continued her visit to Romania with a visit to the Dimitrie Gusti National Village Museum (Muzeul Satului) in Herăstrău Park, Bucharest, accompanied by her host for the stay, Crown Princess Margareta. The Museum is an open air museum with over 270 authentic peasant farms and houses from all over Romania giving a fascinating insight into traditional Romanian village life. Princess Muna appeared … Continue reading

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Princess Muna Visits Romania

  May 29, 2016 at 5:39 pm by

Her Royal Highness Princess Muna al-Hussein of Jordan has arrived in Romania at the invitation of Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Margareta for an official visit centering on Children’s Day, being celebrated around the world on 1st June.  Upon her arrival in Romania, Princess Muna looked elegant in a bright yellow jacket and floral skirt as she was greeted by Prince Radu at the airport. A special children’s event called “The Feast … Continue reading

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