October 2008 Official Picture of the Month Poll
Welcome to the
October 2008 Official Picture of the Month Poll!
The monthly official polls will highlight the official side of royalty as opposed to the informal side of royalty.
The monthly polls will consist of pictures that show a royal on official business.
We hope by the end of the year to have some really stunning and regal Picture of the Month winners to compete in our 2008 Picture of the Year awards.
For more information on the 2008 Picture of the Month schedule and all we have planned for 2008, take a look at this thread.
If you have any ideas or suggestions for future polls you can post them there or contact Empress, Dazzling or LadyK.
This month, our Picture of the Month representatives had help in selecting their images with a small committee of their choosing. Below, you can see each royal house's representative (in bold) followed by their chosen committee members.
Belgium: - Marengo, stephanievl, LadyLeana
Britain: TheTruth - jcbcode99,Menarue
Brunei/Malaysia/Dubai/Morocco: Humera - Warren
Denmark: GlitteringTiaras - Jessrulz, Princess Robijn
Greece: Rhapsodybrat - Odette
Japan: Dragonsfire8, Al_bina
Jordan: Humera - Little_star, salma
Liechtenstein: HRH Kerry
Luxembourg: Jessrulz - grim_lady, kyansaunt20
Monaco: Iceflower - radker18,
Norway: Her_Majesty - Kikkib, Rhapsody Brat
Spain: Paty - Cecile76
Sweden: Iceflower, HRH Kerry
The Netherlands: The Watcher, Marengo, Lucien
The pictures of this poll reflect the official royal events of January. The poll will be open for three weeks. It will close on 2 December 2008. During these three weeks, we ask that no one state whom they've voted for so as not to influence other members as they make their choices. For the final week of the month, you can discuss as much as you'd like about which image you voted for and why.
Please note that the links in the above poll have been posted in the order in which they were received and do not reflect the opinions of the moderating team.
Enjoy and have fun! :flowers:
Empress, LadyK & Dazzling
Opening of Stortinget: King Harald, Queen Sonja and Crown Prince Haakon pictured during the opening of the House of Parliament (Stortinget) in Oslo, Norway, 2008.
A colourful welcome - Crownprincess Victoria of Sweden visits a project supported by the Swedish international aid agency SIDA and is greeted by a group of girls in colourful traditional costumes on October 20, 2008 in Pune, India. CP Victoria made an official visit to India from October 14th to 26th 2008.
King of the truffles - Prince Albert II of Monaco attends the opening ceremony of the 78th International 'White Truffle' fair and has fun with a very special presentation, Alba, Italy, on October 10, 2008.
Prince Charles could not have wished for a warmer welcome as he kicked off a ten-day Asian tour in Japan.
Source; Anouk Antony/wort.lu
"Grand Duke Henri participates in the commemoration of victims of the Nazi regime on Luxembourg's Commemoration Day, October 12th."
F.) The Netherlands
Source; ANP Marcel Antonisse
Queen Beatrix attends the opening of the lustrum exhibition " 125 Great Loves" at Van Gogh Museum.
Source; Pool/ Anwar Hussein/WireImage
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall stand with Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan for the National Anthems after arriving at Tokyo International Airport on October 27, 2008 in Tokyo. The Prince and the Duchess are in Japan to celebrate the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations with the United Kingdom.
02 October 2008, Geraardsbergen, Queen Paola is admired by some schoolgirls while she is adjusting her hair.
Queen Saleha and Princess Azrinaz speak with guests at a reception for dignitaries on the first day of Eid-ul-Fitr, the festival marking the end of the month of Ramadan.
Princess Haya is presented a book on her humanitarian work on October 29, 2008.
Lalla Salma receives Infanta Cristina of Spain at the Royal Palace in Rabat on October 30, 2008.
Queen Rania is surrounded with children during a visit to a nursery in Santiago on October 20, 2008. King Abdullah and his wife were on a three-day visit to Chile which was part of their first official tour of Latin America.
Source; Soren Steffen/Polo Press
"Crown Princess Mary, as patron, helps to unveil the Christmas Seal stamp for 2008."
Source; gettyimages via daylife
Oficial Dinner in Honor of Their Majesties the Kings of Jordan, on the ocassion of their visit to Spain.
Please, remember that 'we ask that no one state whom they've voted for so as not to influence other members as they make their choices.'
Thank you :flowers:
I loved all the pics .... thank u all
Don't forget to have a look at this Poll, too :flowers:
Thanks for the very nice pictures. It wasn't easy to select one to vote for.:flowers:
please remember not to say who you have voted for until the poll closes.
Thanks - empress
And the winners are
Congratulations to the winning teams and thank you to all who voted:flowers:
Congratulations to Spain and Jordan - the teams have made some great choices :flowers:
And thanks for another medal for Sweden :smile::smile:
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