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Old 12-05-2009, 04:40 PM
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Was this also a Sinterklaas event?
As he attended, I would say, yes Mathilde met the families
and relatives of soldiers who are currently participating in keeping
the peace in Afghanistan, the Balkan, Lebanon, Africa and the rest
of the world, so it's a royal support and acknowledgement - with
Santa Claus as a special guest

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Old 12-08-2009, 10:36 AM
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Pics 8.12.2009

Princess Mathilde of Belgium pictured during a visit to the project
'Open leren achter tralies' (Open education behind bars) at the
penitentiary agriculture centre in Ruiselede, Belgium Tuesday 08
December 2009.


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Prinses Mathilde on 5 november and today in Ruiselede :

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Prince Philippe visits the bio steam power plant built on the Plassendale
II industrial area in Oostende and is Electrawinds' third biomass project,
alongside the biofuel installations in Oostende and Moeskroen, December
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Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde visit PAika, the psychiatric
department for children and adolescents of the UZ Brussels,
Thursday 10 December 2009


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Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde at the "Institut Technique
Provincial" in Court-Saint-Etienne, Belgium, December 15, 2009



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Princess Mathilde of Belgium pictured as she attends the official
inauguration of the 'Belgian Council of Religious Leaders', at the
federal parliament in Brussels, Thursday 17 December 2009.


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Crown Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde attend a walking lunch
during the Diplomatic Days at the Egmont Palace in Brussels, January
11, 2010. Diplomatic Days is an annual meeting for government
officials to discuss and develop foreign affairs policies for the coming
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Hope the Prince shaves off his beard soon.
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Crown Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde attend a walking lunch
during the Diplomatic Days at the Egmont Palace in Brussels, January
11, 2010. Diplomatic Days is an annual meeting for government
officials to discuss and develop foreign affairs policies for the coming
year.


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I've never heard of a 'walking lunch' before. It's funny the face Mathilde is making in pic 1. She looks nice in Pic 3.
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I've never heard of a 'walking lunch' before. It's funny the face Mathilde is making in pic 1. She looks nice in Pic 3.
Me too, I had to look twice when reading "walking lunch", maybe
I had heard it before, but was surprised nevertheless


Prince Philippe pictured during the inauguration of the 88th edition of
the European Motor Show Brussels 2010, at Brussels Expo, on 13
January 2010. The Motor Show 2010 runs from 14 till 24 January.

Philippe has a little injury on his lips, looks hurtful.


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Ouch!. Poor Crown Prince Philippe
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Ouch!. Poor Crown Prince Philippe
At least, he seems to have fun...
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Thanks for the updates on the activities of Crown Princely couple, who are very busy with various engagements!
A walking lunch during the Diplomatic Days ... I wounder what kind of lunch that might be. Events associated with a diplomatic corp are usually formal.A walking lunch sounds very informal to me.
As for the motor show, the car looked fantastic, whereas Prince Phillipe looked somewhat tired.
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Goodness, that's quite a boo-boo on Philippe's lip.
That sports car looks so cool! Like something from a James Bond movie.
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A walking lunch during the Diplomatic Days ... I wounder what kind of lunch that might be. Events associated with a diplomatic corp are usually formal.A walking lunch sounds very informal to me.
During a "walking lunch" the crown princely couple would have more opportunity to talk to everyone present, whereas during a "sitting lunch" they would only be able to talk to the people in their immediate proximity. Moreover, sitting people around a table brings with it the problem of ranking them, and that could be problematic.


Philippe and the sportscar... boys and their toys, I suppose ...
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Thanks for clarifications!
It makes sense to organise a walking lunch because the latter provides an opportunity for diplomats and members of the royal family to communicate with each other in a semi-formal setting. Indeed, the ranking would have given some headaches to people in charge of organising the event.
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Lovely new pics of Mathilde from yesterday.
We've seen that dress before back in December.

Princess Mathilde of Belgium and Jeanne Brabant receive an ovation
from actors backstage after a performance of ''Project on Stage'' at
the Arenberg Theatre on January 16, 2010 in Antwerpen, Belgium.


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