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Old 04-16-2016, 12:01 AM
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I consider myself a traditionalist. I love the long black veils that they wore when King George died and the "the Queens" pictures. Some things need updating like my phone when Samsung sends a update but tradition is not one. I say long live Traditions .
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Old 04-16-2016, 09:03 AM
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How did you see it live and is it available to see anywhere that you know.

I saw it on ABC news in the United States. Not live but in a story about the visit.
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Old 04-16-2016, 01:24 PM
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I have seen (then) Princess Máxima of the Netherlands going down her knees for the King (picture), so apparently the révérence is observed at the Bhutanese court.
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Old 04-16-2016, 02:05 PM
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I have seen (then) Princess Máxima of the Netherlands going down her knees for the King (picture), so apparently the révérence is observed at the Bhutanese court.
... And by Roman Catholics during Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.
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Old 04-16-2016, 08:05 PM
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You can see William bow and Kate curtsy at about the 2 minute mark of this video from ABC news:

Prince William, Kate Middleton Visit Taj Mahal Video - ABC News
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Old 04-16-2016, 10:32 PM
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You can see William bow and Kate curtsy at about the 2 minute mark of this video from ABC news:

Prince William, Kate Middleton Visit Taj Mahal Video - ABC News
Thanks for that video. I wish the Bhutan tv station would make that live stream footage available to everyone.
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Old 05-01-2016, 06:24 AM
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From Saturday in Sweden
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Old 05-01-2016, 08:40 AM
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I like how intensely Estelle is watching JC in the first pic
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Old 05-01-2016, 08:54 AM
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Very low curtsies, especially for Mary and Märtha Louise.
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Old 05-01-2016, 09:08 AM
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Old 05-02-2016, 02:01 AM
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Princess Takamado curtsying to King CG and Queen Silvia.

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Old 05-02-2016, 03:41 AM
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I did not see the video coverage from the 70th festivities, but did PRINCESS (former Queen) Beatrix curtsy towards King CG and Queen Silvia?
(Honestly I hope not, but officially she is now lower in rank, right?)
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Old 05-02-2016, 03:59 AM
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I did not see the video coverage from the 70th festivities, but did PRINCESS (former Queen) Beatrix curtsy towards King CG and Queen Silvia?
(Honestly I hope not, but officially she is now lower in rank, right?)
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No, she reverted back to the style she had before her kingship, like her mother and her grandmother. She remains a former Sovereign and is treated as such. She does not curtsey to her former colleagues.

You can see in the group picture that also the Swedes do not regard Princess Beatrix as "just a Princess so-and-so": she had a prominent placing with reigning Sovereigns: picture.
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Old 05-02-2016, 09:18 AM
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I did not see the video coverage from the 70th festivities, but did PRINCESS (former Queen) Beatrix curtsy towards King CG and Queen Silvia?
(Honestly I hope not, but officially she is now lower in rank, right?)
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duc et pair explained it well, it does not work that way. even if a princess now, beatrix is the former sovereign and wouldn't need to curtsy to current sovereigns. otherwise she'd need to curtsy to her son all the time, which we obviously know would be incorrect.

the same occurs with emeritus kings and queens (JC and sofia, albert and paola): although they didn't have their title changed to princes and princesses, they are styled as king and queen purely for courtesy purposes, and it would be wrong for them to have to curtsy to other sovereigns.
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Old 05-02-2016, 10:08 AM
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The person in the photo is not Princess Takamado actually.
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Old 05-02-2016, 01:42 PM
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The person in the photo is not Princess Takamado actually.
It is Princess Takamado. Here's a full photo of Princess Takamado arriving at the concert. She wore a lilac kimono with gold/bronze obi.

http://36.media.tumblr.com/781c284aa...me9o3_1280.jpg
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Old 05-02-2016, 02:07 PM
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It is Princess Takamado. Here's a full photo of Princess Takamado arriving at the concert. She wore a lilac kimono with gold/bronze obi.

http://36.media.tumblr.com/781c284aa...me9o3_1280.jpg
OK, I stand corrected.
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Old 05-04-2016, 03:41 PM
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Today is May 4th, Remembrance Day in the Netherlands. (Picture) It is also the only day we see public bowing to the King. Everyone who lays a wreath at the National Monument in Amsterdam makes a bow first to the King and then turns to the Monument, to lay the wreath. The Commander of the Armed Forces and the Commanders of the Army, the Navy, the Air Force and the Royal Marechaussee do not bow but make a salute.
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Old 05-19-2016, 05:20 AM
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A bow for GD Henri during the state visit to Finland:
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Old 05-19-2016, 07:35 AM
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Ah, a really nice bow from that young man and perfectly executed, well done to him!
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