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Old 08-26-2008, 03:07 PM
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If I understood the article correctly then she is going to be studying in Paris in the Fall?
Yes, they say that she will continue het studies Chinese in Paris in the fall.

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It's so nice to see a young lady of 20 years acting refined. Compare her to Charlotte Casiraghi and the Euro crowd which she runs aroung with.
Astrid and Lorenz should be commended for raising such a beautiful daughter.

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Old 08-26-2008, 04:16 PM
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I really admire Maria Laura. She just seems like a hard working polite young woman. And we are very similar in age (I turn 20 on saturday)
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Old 08-31-2008, 05:14 AM
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According to the site, Maria-Laura will continue her studies in Paris. She will be registered in the third year on the National Institute of the Languages and Oriental Civilizations.
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Maria-Laura has very strong features, and looked a bit like an 'ugly duckling' through her teens. But going away to University seems to have given her confidence and to learn how to make the best of what she has.

I wish her well for her next 20 years!
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Old 08-31-2008, 11:27 AM
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I think Maria-Laura has become such an elegant young woman. I always enjoy reading about her. I agree with PamK. Her parents must be very proud of her.
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Old 09-21-2008, 11:28 AM
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A nice picture of Maria Laura
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Old 09-22-2008, 09:23 AM
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Re: Great photo of Pss Maria-Laura

Great photo. Pss Maria-Laura resembles her grandmother and her mother Pss Astrid a lot. Great to hear abt her course of study.

Thank you for sharing this great photo.
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Old 09-25-2008, 05:05 AM
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According to 'Het Laatste Nieuws' a certain Belkhir Sayah who lives in Marseille is sending messages to the house of Prince Laurent & Princess Astrid in which he announces his new movie about the disappearance of dinosaurs. He claims that Princess Maria Laura and Princess Sayako of Japan will play in the movie. According to the palace no official complaint had been made yet but they are looking into what legal possibilities they have,

Article in Dutch here.
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Old 09-25-2008, 05:11 AM
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You mean Prince Lorenz.

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Old 03-12-2010, 01:46 PM
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Princess Maria-Laura attended the fasion show of Chanel this week
Movie Clip, the princess is shown at the end

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Glad to see her out, wish we had clearer pictures.
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Old 03-12-2010, 02:07 PM
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Yeah, she was by accident discovered by the camera crew of a Belgian television chain. She doesn't like the spotlights I think, as all the childern of Astrid and Lorenz but indeed nice to see her and to hear her speak. Her dutch is very good.
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Oh yes, it is so refreshing and animating to see a "new" Royal face, and such a beautiful one.
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Old 09-25-2011, 03:14 AM
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Princess Maria Laura, Belgian Ambassador to the UN Jan Grauls and Outgoing Foreign Minister and
Minister of Institutional Reforms Steven Vanackere assisted to the United Nations General Assembly
in New York City, USA, Saturday 24 September 2011.

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Old 09-26-2011, 04:18 PM
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Princess Maria Laura is currently doing a internship of 4 months at the Permanent Mission of Belgium to the United Nations in New York. There is a chance that the princess will get a permanent job there after this is finished.


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