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Old 07-17-2013, 05:29 AM
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P. Elisabeth, P. Gabriël, P. Emmanuel and P. Eléonore - News and Pictures Part III




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Old 07-21-2013, 05:05 PM
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The National Anthem of Belgium "The Brabanconne" ends with the words "Le Roi, la Loi, la Liberté!" or in Flamish or German "Voor Vorst, voor Vrijheid en voor Recht!" and "Für König, Recht und Freiheit!"

Will the words "Roi", "Vorst" and "König" be subsituted to "Reine", "Vorstin" and "Königin" after Elisabeth will be Queen?
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Old 07-22-2013, 06:26 AM
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Some videos from Elisabeth's birth and baptism.

Phillippe announcing the birth
deredactie.be video: "Het is een echt vrouwtje"

Phillippe and Mathilde coming home with Elisabeth
deredactie.be video: Mathilde en Elisabeth komen voor het eerst thuis

The 101 gun salute
deredactie.be video: 101 kanonschoten voor geboorte prinses Elisabeth

Elisabeth baptised
deredactie.be video: Filip en Mathilde laten prinses Elisabeth dopen
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Old 07-22-2013, 10:29 AM
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According to newspaper De Standaard, princess Elisabeth has to take French lessons. Despite her excellent results (95/100) at school, she seems to have writing problems with her maternal language.
Elisabeth has a draw talent, and she can work very well with the computer, especially powerpoints.
Next year she is going to secundary school, still in Sint-Jans Berchmans. Gabriel is going to the 5th grade and Eleonore to the 3th year of Kindergarten.
Emmanuel stays for an extra year in Eureka, near Leuven.

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Old 07-22-2013, 10:39 AM
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boarding school I seems mainly to be the fashion for the brits. I can't see her parents sending her away to board later.
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Old 07-22-2013, 10:53 AM
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According to newspaper De Standaard, princess Elisabeth has to take French lessons. Despite her excellent results (95/100) at school, she seems to have writing problems with her maternal language.
Elisabeth has a draw talent, and she can work very well with the computer, especially powerpoints.
Next year she is going to secundary school, still in Sint-Jans Berchmans. Gabriel is going to the 5th grade and Eleonore to the 3th year of Kindergarten.
Emmanuel stays for an extra year in Eureka, near Leuven.

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I learned french at school and once I've been told by my teacher that it was quite common actually for french students ti have orthography problems in their language, due to the diphthongs and other stuffs like that
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Old 07-22-2013, 11:07 PM
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Will Elisabeth become Duchess of Brabant? Or was this specific to her father? Is this title like that of the Prince of Wales, Princess of Orange, Prince of Astrius and so on?
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Old 07-22-2013, 11:15 PM
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she did, yes. the household that officially belongs to the dukes of Brabant has been disbanded and will be reformed on her turning 18
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Old 07-22-2013, 11:16 PM
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IIRC she automatically became Duchess of Brabant when her father assumed throne.
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Old 07-23-2013, 03:49 AM
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A documentary in French on Elisabeth
Elisabeth, 11 ans, Princesse héritière - Partie 1 - Vidéo - RTL TVI
Elisabeth, 11 ans, Princesse héritière - Partie 2 - Vidéo - RTL TVI
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According to newspaper De Standaard, princess Elisabeth has to take French lessons. Despite her excellent results (95/100) at school, she seems to have writing problems with her maternal language.
Elisabeth has a draw talent, and she can work very well with the computer, especially powerpoints.
Next year she is going to secundary school, still in Sint-Jans Berchmans. Gabriel is going to the 5th grade and Eleonore to the 3th year of Kindergarten.
Emmanuel stays for an extra year in Eureka, near Leuven.

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In a way I think Elisabeth feels more comfortable in Flemish than in French since she gets her education in the language, has flemish classmates and it seems like her parents are making an effort to educate her and her siblings in Flemish rather than in French at home.
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In a way I think Elisabeth feels more comfortable in Flemish than in French since she gets her education in the language, has flemish classmates and it seems like her parents are making an effort to educate her and her siblings in Flemish rather than in French at home.
definitely quite normal if french is considered a second language at the school. but she can speak it of course because it's her mother tongue.

I really like the idea that Mathilde and Philippe want their children to be able to speak the two national languages at the same level...without accents or any mistakes. it's a good thing, since there have been through times complaints about the Royal Family not being able to speak Flemish
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Any photos to Prince Gabriel?
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He was 10 yesterday ! One of my favourite Princes !!! Very handsome !!!
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Crown Princess Elisabeth, Princess Eleonore, King Philippe - Filip of Belgium and Prince Gabriel pictured on the first day of school at the Sint-Jan-Berchmanscollege in Brussels, Monday 02 September 2013.

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Lovely photos. She has got her moms fashion sense, very good eye. I guess they don't wear uniforms like I assumed.
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Crown Princess Elisabeth, Princess Eleonore, King Philippe - Filip of Belgium and Prince Gabriel pictured on the first day of school at the Sint-Jan-Berchmanscollege in Brussels, Monday 02 September 2013.

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Pic 1 ** Pic 2
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As always a great photo opportunity - how nice to see them with their dad!


Here are some more pics without watermarks:


** dpp: First schoolday of Belgian royal children **


** lavenir.net: Une rentrée royale pour les enfants de Philippe **


** lameuse.be: C'est aussi la rentrée pour Elisabeth, Eleonore et Gabriel: le roi Philippe est allé les conduire à l'école (photos) **


Two more galleries and a video:


** belga gallery ** apa/picturedesk gallery **


** nieuws.vtm.be video: Prinsen en prinsessen weer naar school **
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As always a great photo opportunity - how nice to see them with their dad!


Here are some more pics without watermarks:


** dpp: First schoolday of Belgian royal children **


Queen Mathilde has polish origin by her mother and I'm always looking at Princess Elizabeth with great pleasure because of her Slavic appearance.
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As always a great photo opportunity - how nice to see them with their dad!
It is nice to see them with their dad. Pity it wasn't the whole family today.

Queen Mathilde was dropping off Prince Emmanuel. Any idea why he goes to a different school?


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