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Old 10-24-2011, 04:59 PM
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Photos from this evening concert from the Romanian Atheneum:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/285737457577/#!/media/set/?set=a.2081711237528.2097444.1087486696&type=3

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1264466066#!/media/set/?set=a.10150388479283809.378962.544208808&type=3

Video from the Concert at the Romanian atheneum:

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Old 10-24-2011, 05:45 PM
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So it's rather will be black tie event?
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Old 10-24-2011, 06:13 PM
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The Royal Family after the lunch at the National Bank of Romania yesterday:

VideoNews :: Video :: Regele Mihai a fost aplaudat îndelung de bucure

More photos with the Romanian Royal Family at the official lunch at the National Bank of Romania:

A cincea zi a Jubileului 90 « Romania. Altfel
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Old 10-24-2011, 06:47 PM
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Is Queen Anne attending any of the celebations or is her health to poor to allow her to attend?
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Yesterday HM Queen Ana attended the official lunch at the National Bank of Romania but not the concert at the Romanian Atheneum.

Royal Musings: King Michael to speak before Romanian parliament

Royal Musings: Bucharest Day 2

In this moment you can watch in direct the event from the Palace of Parliament :

Antena 3 LIVE TV

http://webtv.realitatea.net/live

http://tvr.ro/live_tvri.php
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Old 10-25-2011, 02:59 AM
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Thank you for the link!
Although I do not understand the language,I am glad I could see this event.
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Old 10-25-2011, 03:02 AM
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This is something wonderful!

The speech of HM King Mihai I in from of the Parliament:

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The speech of His Majesty King Michael I « Romania. Altfel

"I cannot address the nation without speaking about the Royal Family and its importance in the life of the nation. The Royal Crown is not a symbol of the past, but a unique embodiment of our independence, sovereignty and unity. The Crown is a reflection of the State in its historical continuity and of the Nation in its evolution. The Crown has consolidated Romania through loyalty, courage, respect, probity and modesty."( HM King Mihai I before a joint assembly of the Parliament of Romania, the 25th of October 2011)

HM King Mihai had spoken in the romanian Parliament in 1946 and then he hasn't spoken until today:

VideoNews :: Video :: Regele Mihai a vorbit din nou în Parlamentul României dup

Videos with HM King Mihai I and the Royal Family at the Parliament in Bucharest:

VideoNews :: Video :: Regele Mihai a ajuns la Parlament, unde va sus

http://videonews.antena3.ro/action/v...ei-deputatilor

http://videonews.antena3.ro/action/v...-parlamentului

http://videonews.antena3.ro/action/v...ectam-trecutul

Thie evening from 5 p.m. (Romanian hour) Antena 3 will broadcast in direct the royal event in Bucharest:

Antena 3 LIVE TV

VideoNews :: Video :: Regele Mihai: Nu putem avea viitor, f

Antena 3 (the most watched news Television in Romania) will dedicate much of today program to the King's Day:

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Old 10-25-2011, 04:37 AM
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It's a bit of a poor show that Norway, Denmark, Sweden and the UK aren't sending a representative to the party tonight. I call that rather unkind.
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HM King Karl Gustav XVI and HM Queen Silvia are in Bucharest for the Jubilee of Hm King Mihai I.
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HM King Karl Gustav XVI and HM Queen Silvia are in Bucharest for the Jubilee of Hm King Mihai I.
I stand corrected. And happily so. No UK or Norwegian representatives though? It's very strange. Maybe we just havent had it publicized yet.
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It's a bit of a poor show that Norway, Denmark, Sweden and the UK aren't sending a representative to the party tonight. I call that rather unkind.
I share the same opinion,it was a surprise for me.Did anyone attend from Monaco(maybe not all guests are mentioned in the previous list)?
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Old 10-25-2011, 05:31 AM
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Surely Britain could have sent someone? I assumed Prince Michael would attend, he loves this kind of thing.
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Does anyone from Dutch royal family attend this event?
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Nobody from the British Royal family, Dutch Royal Family, Norway Royal family, Dannish Royal Family or from the Princely Family of Monarco attends.
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"I cannot address the nation without speaking about the Royal Family and its importance in the life of the nation. The Royal Crown is not a symbol of the past, but a unique embodiment of our independence, sovereignty and unity. The Crown is a reflection of the State in its historical continuity and of the Nation in its evolution. The Crown has consolidated Romania through loyalty, courage, respect, probity and modesty."( HM King Mihai I before a joint assembly of the Parliament of Romania, the 25th of October 2011)
Wonderful words and it's amazing to see this unfold. Thankyou Cory for all your updates! To hear these words coming from the King is very moving considering how long he was kept away from his homeland. I wondered whether he would make reference to the monarchy and it's role in modern Romania and I'm glad that he has.

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Nobody from the British Royal family, Dutch Royal Family, Norway Royal family, Dannish Royal Family or from the Princely Family of Monarco attends.
This is a really poor show. A brief look through the engagements of the families listed shows that they all have at least two members of the family to send. All of them send invitations to the Romanian Royal Family and Crown Princess Margarita usually attends, it wouldn't hurt to return the compliment.
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Old 10-25-2011, 08:13 AM
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Thanks Cory for all you are doing in this board for the Royal Family of Romania.
Great pictures of a Monarch his wife and his family.
May I ask was the President of Romania this morning for King Mihai istoric discurs ?
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Old 10-25-2011, 08:41 AM
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It's a bit of a poor show that Norway, Denmark, Sweden and the UK aren't sending a representative to the party tonight. I call that rather unkind.
Hardly unkind - all of the royal guests are at the hotel .. not the palace. If the prince of Wales, who was in Romania a few months ago, were here, the security would be way worse than it is now for Sophia and for the Swedes. It is rather low key actually.

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...May I ask was the President of Romania this morning for King Mihai istoric discurs ?
The president boycotted the speech ... he has said some unkind things about Michael, for example, calling the abdication a betrayal of Romanian people ...
We watched the speech in the hotel, the restaurant was open only for Michael's guests ... very moving

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This is a really poor show. A brief look through the engagements of the families listed shows that they all have at least two members of the family to send. All of them send invitations to the Romanian Royal Family and Crown Princess Margarita usually attends, it wouldn't hurt to return the compliment.
You have no idea what you are talking about ... you are not one of the guests. You have no idea what the security would be if the Prince of Wales was here ... he was in Romania a few months ago.
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President Basescu, prime minister Boc,the president of the Chamber of Deputees and the orthodox patriarch were not present as well as almost all the mebers of the government.

http://stirileprotv.ro/stiri/actuali...65-de-ani.html

https://www.facebook.com/#!/media/set/?set=a.10150379900120854.381534.168811695853&type=1

http://royalromania.wordpress.com/20...h-photographs/

BBC News - Romania's former King Michael I addresses parliament

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-15448163
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