A royal award ceremony - Princess Stephanie of Monaco, President of Monaco's circus festival, poses with aerial acrobats "Flight of Passion" as they receive the 'Gold Clown' award at the official award gala evening of the 33rd Monte Carlo International Circus Festival on January 20, 2009 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.
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Reverendt Gunnar Næsheim is hoding Emma Tallulah Behn during the Christening ceremony of Princess Märtha Louise's daughter Emma Tallulah at the Royal Palace chapel in Oslo, Norway, January 20, 2009
27 January 2009, Brussels, Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde attending one of the traditional new year receptions at the royal palace in Brussels.
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Visiting Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov, accompanied by his wife Zorka Parvanova, is greeted by Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko for a luncheon at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on January 26, 2009. Parvanov is now here on a five-day visit to Japan.
Very well protected - Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden during the inauguration of the Lillesjo power plant in Udevalla, West Sweden, January 19, 2009.
Queen Sofia is pictured with four girls of the Saint Francis de Assisi School in Gonaives, Haiti, on the occasion of her co-operation trip to Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, smiles as she meets puppies at the Metropolitan Police Dog Training Centre on January 29, 2009 in Keston, London.