The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Go Back   The Royal Forums > Reigning Houses > Royal Family of Belgium > Current Events Archive

Join The Royal Forums Today
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #81  
Old 09-01-2004, 04:51 AM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,941
Quote:
Originally Posted by moosey60
What language(s) does Elisabeth speak? Does she speak French with her parents or Dutch?
Mathilde and Philippe speak French with her, but Mathilde said they also read stories in Dutch to her. Her nanny speaks Dutch with her, and when the family is in Dutch-speaking company, they speak Dutch to Elisabeth as well.
__________________

__________________
  #82  
Old 09-01-2004, 05:28 AM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,941
Here are pictures of Elisabeth taken to school by her parents.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	00.jpg
Views:	175
Size:	49.0 KB
ID:	38987   Click image for larger version

Name:	01.jpg
Views:	175
Size:	79.3 KB
ID:	38988   Click image for larger version

Name:	02.jpg
Views:	147
Size:	65.8 KB
ID:	38989   Click image for larger version

Name:	03.jpg
Views:	143
Size:	70.2 KB
ID:	38990  

Click image for larger version

Name:	04.jpg
Views:	139
Size:	77.4 KB
ID:	38991   Click image for larger version

Name:	05.jpg
Views:	105
Size:	47.0 KB
ID:	38992   Click image for larger version

Name:	06.jpg
Views:	118
Size:	43.4 KB
ID:	38993   Click image for larger version

Name:	07.jpg
Views:	168
Size:	45.3 KB
ID:	38994  

Click image for larger version

Name:	08.jpg
Views:	148
Size:	48.6 KB
ID:	38995   Click image for larger version

Name:	09.jpg
Views:	135
Size:	49.4 KB
ID:	38996  
__________________

__________________
  #83  
Old 09-01-2004, 06:29 AM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Hildesheim, Germany
Posts: 1,104
Some pics without tags :
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	FMP-01-09-20180455.jpeg
Views:	157
Size:	45.8 KB
ID:	38997   Click image for larger version

Name:	FMP-01-09-20200455.jpeg
Views:	132
Size:	44.0 KB
ID:	38998   Click image for larger version

Name:	FMP-01-09-20220455.jpeg
Views:	142
Size:	32.2 KB
ID:	38999  
__________________
* There is a silence into which the world cannot intrude. There is an ancient peace you carry in your heart and have not lost*
  #84  
Old 09-01-2004, 06:30 AM
Josefine's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: , Sweden
Posts: 9,139
very sweet photos
  #85  
Old 09-01-2004, 06:55 AM
Cissan's Avatar
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 249
Oh, she's sooooo cute!!!

Her backpack is just as big as she is!
__________________
  #86  
Old 09-01-2004, 07:03 AM
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: N/A, France
Posts: 1,644
She seems very proud and happy to go to school!
__________________
  #87  
Old 09-01-2004, 07:50 AM
lucys's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 997
Great photos. She's a very cute little girl.
__________________
  #88  
Old 09-01-2004, 07:50 AM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,941
I saw an item on the news about Elisabeth's first day at school. You could see her arriving with her parents, and playing in the schoolyard with other children, Mathilde wiped away some tears as they left.

Philippe said Elisabeth had been very good and that they were proud of her. Mathilde said that it was difficult for her to leave her little girl behind, Elisabeth didn't cry but her mother did!
__________________
  #89  
Old 09-01-2004, 08:27 AM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,941
Some more very cute pictures (it may take a while for the photos to open...sorry)
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	00.jpg
Views:	801
Size:	41.2 KB
ID:	39009   Click image for larger version

Name:	01.jpg
Views:	813
Size:	37.0 KB
ID:	39010   Click image for larger version

Name:	02.jpg
Views:	532
Size:	36.7 KB
ID:	39011   Click image for larger version

Name:	03.jpg
Views:	445
Size:	28.7 KB
ID:	39012  

Click image for larger version

Name:	04.jpg
Views:	393
Size:	49.3 KB
ID:	39013  
__________________
  #90  
Old 09-01-2004, 08:40 AM
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: N/A, France
Posts: 1,644
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cathérine Bergeyck
Mathilde said that it was difficult for her to leave her little girl behind, Elisabeth didn't cry but her mother did!
That's what often happen the first day of school for a child: he's so proud and happy that he doesn't cry. The difficulties are coming later.
BTW, will Elisabeth go to school at afternoon? In France, the parents have the choice to leave the child at school only morning, or a fews day a week, when he's two or three.
__________________
  #91  
Old 09-01-2004, 08:41 AM
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: N/A, France
Posts: 1,644
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cathérine Bergeyck
Some more very cute pictures (it may take a while for the photos to open...sorry)
Thanks for the pics: Elisabeth is really a cute little girl.
__________________
  #92  
Old 09-01-2004, 08:42 AM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: , Canada
Posts: 3,245
Hello Magazine

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium's First Day of School

1 SEPTEMBER 2004
It's not every pupil who is followed to her first day of school by throngs of reporters, well-wishers and photographers. But the little blonde schoolgirl entering the doors of Sint-Jan Berchmans College in Brussels on Wednesday wasn't just an ordinary student – it was Princess Elisabeth, future queen of Belgium.

Wearing a pink dress and carrying a tiny red backpack, little Elisabeth, now nearly three years old, was perfectly prepared for the first day of the school year. The royal pre-schooler seemed remarkably unfazed by all the attention as she arrived holding hands with her parents, Crown Prince Philippe and Crown Princess Mathilde.
And with the poise of a future monarch, she contentedly made her way through the front doors, ready for the day ahead. Still too small to understand what all the fuss was about, she didn't lose her grip on mum and dad as they accepted flowers and greetings from onlookers.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	elisabeth-dop1a.jpg
Views:	109
Size:	23.5 KB
ID:	39023   Click image for larger version

Name:	elisabeth-dop2a.jpg
Views:	157
Size:	15.0 KB
ID:	39024  
__________________
  #93  
Old 09-01-2004, 08:48 AM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: , Canada
Posts: 3,245
A very darling little girl. (Remarkable the resemblance to Phillippe!) She didn't seem scared or frightened on her first day at all; in some of the pictures it looks like she's rather eager and leading Mom and Dad most of the way!
__________________
  #94  
Old 09-01-2004, 08:52 AM
royal_sophietje's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: , Belgium
Posts: 535
She is very cute!!!
__________________
  #95  
Old 09-01-2004, 09:20 AM
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: London, United Kingdom
Posts: 246
Sweet, beautiful and noble little Princess

Congratulations
__________________
  #96  
Old 09-01-2004, 09:59 AM
Alisa's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: , United States
Posts: 1,852
Too cute. How adorable!:)
__________________
  #97  
Old 09-01-2004, 11:05 AM
Mette2's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Aalborg, Denmark
Posts: 555
GREAT photos - she's just soo sweet and adorable.
__________________
  #98  
Old 09-01-2004, 11:54 AM
Newbie
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 7
A real cutie! Like a photocopy of her father.
__________________
  #99  
Old 09-01-2004, 01:50 PM
Mandy's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: , United States
Posts: 6,930
What a beautiful child. I can understand Mathilde's tears at leaving that precious little girl behind. Thanks to everyone for sharing the lovey pics.
  #100  
Old 09-02-2004, 04:52 AM
Commoner
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: laguna, United States
Posts: 33
hi :)...you can also go to www.vrtnieuws.net and once the page loads click on "miljoen vlaamse kinderen gaan weer naar school." an article will pop up and you'll see the video on the right. i hope this helps. :)
__________________

__________________
Closed Thread

Tags
crown prince phillipe, crown princess mathilde, elisabeth, heir, princess elisabeth


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Snow Princess: Queen Astrid Of Belgium, Part 1 Julia Belgian Royal History 198 12-12-2006 09:15 AM
September 2005 Newsletter: Featuring Princess Lilian of Sweden GrandDuchess Picture of the Month, Special Features, Blogs & Articles 16 08-30-2005 11:42 AM
Victoria's Official Visit to Japan; April 5-10, 2005 GrandDuchess Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and Family 77 07-27-2005 02:23 PM




Additional Links
Popular Tags
abdication birth birthday bourbon-parma camilla charlene chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess letizia crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria danish royals engagement fashion genealogy grand duchess maria teresa grand duke henri habsburg hereditary grand duchess stéphanie hereditary grand duke guillaume hohenzollern infanta elena king abdullah king abdullah ii king albert ii king carl xvi gustav king juan carlos king philippe king willem-alexander olympic games picture thread pom pregnancy prince albert prince albert ii prince constantijn prince felipe prince felix prince frederik prince henrik prince joachim prince laurent princess princess alexia (2005 -) princess ariane princess beatrix princess catharina-amalia princess charlene princess charlene daytime fashion princess haya princess laurentien princess letizia princess mabel princess madeleine princess marie princess mary princess maxima queen mathilde queen maxima queen rania queen silvia queen sofia royal russia state visit wedding willem-alexander william


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

RV & Travel Trailer Communities

Our RV & Travel Trailer sites encompasses virtually all types of Recreational Vehicles, from brand-specific to general RV communities.

» More about our RV Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:22 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014
Jelsoft Enterprises

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox.

unsusbcribe at anytime with one click

Close [X]