Royals Planting Trees (March 2012 Informal Poll)
Welcome to the
March 2012 Informal Picture Poll
Royals Planting Trees!
The pictures in this poll show the informal side of royalty. This month's poll pictures of royals planting trees.
The poll will close on 27 April 2012. During this time, we ask that NO ONE STATE WHOM THEY'VE VOTED FOR so as not to influence other members as they make their choices. After the poll closes, you can discuss as much as you'd like about which image you voted for and why.
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.
stephanievl - Marengo, Lina RdC
Sunnystar - soapstar, Zonk
Humera - Warren
Humera - Mademoiselle Lilo, shrifia
Princess Robijn - Jessrulz, Sternchen
Dragonsfire8 - Al_bina, kkgg1011
Humera - salma
Jessrulz - kyansaunt20
Iceflower - radker18,
Her_Majesty - Maura724
Mari_* - Ladejesus
Marika86 - Marengo, Lucien
If you have any ideas or suggestions for future polls, please contact LadyK and/or dazzling
Please note that the links in the above poll have been posted in random order and do not reflect the opinions of the moderating team.
A special thank you to Iceflower for her great poll idea!
Enjoy and have fun! :flowers:
LadyK & dazzling
Prince Ali, Princess Rym and their daughter Princess Jalilah plant a tree during an Arbor Day ceremony on January 15, 2008.
B. Great Britain
The Prince of Wales raises his spade triumphantly after a dozen successful tree plantings.
Source: 1 - Belga Pictures; 2-8 & 10-12 - Getty Images; 9 - Zimbio; Montage by Sunnystar
C. The Netherlands
Prince Willem-Alexander and his then-fiancee Maxima Zorreguieta planting a tree in the Oranje Nassau Pavilion at Keukenhof in Lisse. May 09, 2001.
Crown Princess Victoria and Professor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Wangari Maathai planting a tree as a symbol of friendship between Kenya and Sweden during a reception at the Swedish School in Nairobi on November 14, 2009.
Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary planting a tree in Canberra, Australia.
Queen Paola planting a tree during a visit to arboretum Kalmthout near Antwerp, Belgium on 16 October 2009.
Source: Jesse Willems/Belga
Queen Sonja hand over her flower bouquet to King Harald to plant a tree during a State Visit to Switzerland in 2006.
Source: UK Press
Prince Albert plants a tree at Aras an Uachtarain, the official residence of the President of Ireland during a State visit on April 4, 2011 in Dublin, Ireland.
What a lovely poll! I didn't realise the informal polls were monthly as well.
Hard choice, as usual.
The winners of the Mach 2012 Official Picture Poll are
1.) The Netherlands & Great Britain
Congratulations to the winning teams!
All the pictures were great but for me, the best one was Jordan's picture with Prince Ali, Princess Rym and the adorable Princess Jalilah.
I absolutely adore the one from Britain of Prince Charles!:lol: Who knew tree-planting could be so fulfilling:smile:
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