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Old 06-13-2013, 09:49 PM
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She does that as sign of respect to god her/our creator, protocol says that people should(most dont) show a sign of reverence to god when approaching the altar
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Old 06-14-2013, 12:13 AM
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She does that as sign of respect to god her/our creator, protocol says that people should(most dont) show a sign of reverence to god when approaching the altar
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_j3jEs0gnE-...nuflection.jpg
That is true of the Catholic Church because we believe that Christ is present in the tabernacle at the altar. I wasn't aware that it is practiced in Protestant religions, as well. In fact, I make a point of NOT genuflecting when I visit another house if worship. I'm pretty sure she was curtsying to the royals. Notice that the King didn't bow his head because be outranked everyone present (excluding The Lord, of course).
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:43 AM
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the last curtsy was elena to naruhito:

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Old 06-14-2013, 01:34 PM
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i don't think she is curtsying, but more like kneeling to greet him.
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Old 06-14-2013, 09:32 PM
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i don't think she is curtsying, but more like kneeling to greet him.
Yes, I think so because she & the Crown Prince of Japan are equal in rank.
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Old 06-14-2013, 10:57 PM
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It seem strange to me a woman in purple dress didn't curtsey to Prince of Wales & Duchess of Cornwall, but curtseys to his sons.

See the video: Princes William and Harry join a smiling Charles and Camilla at the Duke of Edinburgh's hospital bedside | Mail Online
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:20 PM
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In the photo of Prince Charles that is below the video, Camilla & the woman are in the background & the woman is clearly curtseying to Camilla.
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Old 06-15-2013, 02:53 AM
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the last curtsy was elena to naruhito:

http://cache1.asset-cache.net/gp/170...QPCnQHGcGQdLAm
The moment I saw the video I knew for sure someone will mistaken it for curtsey. It was just to reach him due to height difference. The same happend when QM2 was greeting QE2 at Jubilee lucheon..
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Old 06-20-2013, 08:36 PM
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It seem strange to me a woman in purple dress didn't curtsey to Prince of Wales & Duchess of Cornwall, but curtseys to his sons.

See the video: Princes William and Harry join a smiling Charles and Camilla at the Duke of Edinburgh's hospital bedside | Mail Online
The woman did indeed curtsey to all four of them.
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:34 PM
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Some people did not like her dress - but it is a great CURTSEY dress!
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:45 PM
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Some people did not like her dress - but it is a great CURTSEY dress!
The best dress to curtsy in is an A-line dress that is knee-length or longer, especially floor-length. The straight up-and-down ones are SO uncomfortable to walk in. I much prefer one with a bit of flare. You should practice your curtsies in front of a floor-length mirror, so you get the idea.
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Old 07-05-2013, 04:07 AM
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A curtsey to the Queen of Denmark.

http://www.noblesseetroyautes.com/nr.../reineonu2.jpg
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Old 07-07-2013, 12:07 PM
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its really sweet seeing some of the boys and girls bowing and curtseying to the king
start the video at 9:40
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Old 07-07-2013, 05:16 PM
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This is really incredibly cute
I was wondering how long he could hold on to the flowers until it got too much and he had to give them to his attendant
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Old 07-14-2013, 04:54 PM
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HRH the Duchess of Kent curtseying to HM the Queen Mother
(at the wedding of her daughter Lady Helen Windsor in 1992)

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It was the day of her daughter Helen's wedding.
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Old 07-15-2013, 03:44 PM
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lots of bowing and curtseying yesterday at Victoria Day
Grattis kronprinsessan! | SVT Play
most notably after each performance, at 50:55 till 52-24 and from 1:28:53 till the end
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Old 07-15-2013, 09:31 PM
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lots of bowing and curtseying yesterday at Victoria Day
Grattis kronprinsessan! | SVT Play
most notably after each performance, at 50:55 till 52-24 and from 1:28:53 till the end
I don't understand a lick of Swedish, but I watched that entire thing! It was really great! Thanks for the link!
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