Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex at Wimbledon

  July 15, 2018 at 3:33 am by


On July 14, the Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex watched the women’s finals at Wimbledon between Serena Williams, who enjoys a personal friendship with the Duchess of Sussex, and Angelique Kerber. This was the first solo engagement for the Duchess of Sussex, who was seen wearing a blue and white striped shirt by Ralph Lauren and silk trousers from Charmain. The Duchess of Cambridge wore a Jenny Peckham polka dot … Continue reading

Dutch Summer Photo Session in Wassenaar

  July 13, 2018 at 4:44 pm by


The King and Queen of the Netherlands today posed for their annual summer photo session at their home in Wassenaar. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima posed in the gardens of Villa Eikenhorst along with their three daughters, Princesses Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane. During the photo shoot the Royal couple spoke briefly to the press gathered for the event. The Queen said that she received a lot of support following the … Continue reading

Royal family watch flypast to mark 100 years of the RAF

  July 10, 2018 at 4:40 pm by


On July 10, members of the British royal family watched a flypast over Buckingham Palace to celebrate one hundred years since the founding of the RAF in 1918 after the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service merged. A hundred jets and planes flew over London for the spectacular flypast, and the event was reported to have been attended by 65,000 – 70,000 members of the public. Members … Continue reading

Prince Louis christened at St. James’s Palace

  July 9, 2018 at 2:27 pm by


On 9 July, Prince Louis of Cambridge was christened at the Chapel Royal in St. James’s Palace in London. His godparents were announced earlier in the morning as Nicholas van Cutsem, Guy Pelly, Harry Aubrey-Fletcher, Hannah Carter and Lucy Middleton. The Queen and her husband the Duke of Edinburgh were absent from the service which was conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby at 4pm. During the service, O … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde Visits a Cultural Festival in Antwerp

  July 3, 2018 at 2:57 pm by


Today, Tuesday July 3, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the cultural festival “Antwerp Baroque 2018. Rubens inspires” held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp. The festival, organized in collaboration between the city of Antwerp and Tourism Flanders, aims to pay tribute to the Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens and his baroque cultural legacy. Stadsfestival #AntwerpenBarok2018 brengt hulde aan Pieter Paul #Rubens en zijn culturele nalatenschap … Continue reading

Silver Wedding for Alois and Sophie

  July 3, 2018 at 2:02 pm by


The hereditary prince and princess of Liechtenstein are celebrating their silver wedding anniversary today.  The couple married twenty-five years ago in Vaduz, the capital of the principality. Prince Alois is the eldest son heir of Prince Hans Adam II of Liechtenstein and Countess Marie Aglaë Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau. Princess Sophie was born as a Princess of & Duchess in Bavaria. She is the eldest daughter of Duke Max in … Continue reading

Dutch King and Queen Visit Curaçao: July 1-2

  July 3, 2018 at 3:08 am by

2018-07-01 22:01:20 WILLEMSTAD - Koning Willem-Alexander en koningin Maxima arriveren bij het paleis van Gouverneur van Curacao Lucille Andrea George-Wout tijdens een tweedaags bezoek van het koningspaar ter gelegenheid van Dia di Bander. ANP ROYAL IMAGES PATRICK VAN KATWIJK **NETHERLANDS ONLY**

At the invitation of the Governor of Curaçao, Lucille George-Wout and on the occasion of the celebration of Dia di Bandera, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima paid a two-day visit in Curaçao, the Dutch Caribbean. Upon their arrival, on the afternoon of Sunday July 1st, the Royal Couple went to the Fort Amsterdam, in Willemstad, where they were officially welcomed by the Governor. Afterwards they met with the … Continue reading

Welcome to the world Lena Tindall!

  July 1, 2018 at 2:59 am by


On 18 June, Zara Tindall gave birth to her second child, a girl named Lena Elizabeth Tindall at the Stroud Maternity Unit; weighing 9lb 3oz. Zara’s husband Mike took to Twitter upon announcing his daughter’s name; correcting his followers by stating that they pronounced Lena as “lay-nah” and that it was also “just a name they liked”. Elizabeth is after the baby’s great-grandmother Elizabeth II. Lena Tindall is 19th in … Continue reading

Dutch King and Queen Visit the West-Friesland Region

  June 28, 2018 at 5:32 pm by


Today, Thursday June 28, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima paid a visit to the West-Friesland in the province of Noord-Holland. The visit began in the municipality of Hoorn where the Royal Couple was welcomed by Johan Remkes, the King’s Commissioner in the province of Noord-Holland and Jan Nieuwenburg, Mayor of Hoorn. The first stop was at the Oostereiland, an artificial island constructed between 1662 and 1668 in the … Continue reading

Australia’s Governor-General Begins State Visit to Belgium

  June 27, 2018 at 11:12 pm by


At the invitation of Their Majesties King Philippe and the Queen Mathilde, Australian Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove and his wife Lynne, begun today, Wednesday June 27, a three-day state visit to Belgium. The King and the Queen officially received the Governor-General and his wife with a welcoming ceremony held in the courtyard of the Royal Palace in Brussels. The King with Sir Cosgrove inspected the guard of honor and then … Continue reading

Belgian King and Princes Cheer on Belgian Football Team

  June 23, 2018 at 11:43 pm by


Today, Saturday June 23, His Majesty King Philippe, along with his two sons Prince Gabriel and Prince Emmanuel, attended the 2018 FIFA World Cup match between Belgium and Tunisia at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow. The King and the Princes, dressed with the Belgium supporter scarfs, were seated next to Gianni Infantino, the FIFA President. The match ended with a brilliant victory 5-2 for the Red Devils over Tunisia. After … Continue reading

Queen Maxima Marks the Anniversary of the Platform Wiser Money Matters

  June 21, 2018 at 12:13 pm by


As Honorary Chairman of the Platform Wiser Money Matters, Her Majesty Queen Maxima attended today, Thursday June 21, a symposium in The Hague organized to mark the 10-year anniversary of the Platform Wiser Money Matters. The Platform Wiser Money Matters is an initiative of the Ministry of Finance in collaboration with members of the financial sector, science, government and education, information and consumer organizations and aims to “join forces to … Continue reading

Queen Maxima Goes Back to Work After the Death of Her Sister

  June 19, 2018 at 12:14 pm by


Today, Tuesday June 19, Her Majesty Queen Maxima was back on duty two weeks after the tragic death of her youngest sister, Inés. The Queen paid a working visit to University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) in Groningen for the opening of the proton therapy center. Initially Queen Maxima would have officially opened the UMCG Proton Therapy Center last June 8 but the visit was postponed due to the death of … Continue reading

Duchess of Sussex and Elizabeth II take part in first engagement

  June 14, 2018 at 3:34 pm by


On June 14, the Duchess of Sussex and the Queen participated in their first joint engagement together as they visited Cheshire. The two first watched a performance by a children’s theatre company at the Mersey Gateway Bridge which celebrated a thousand years of the bridge’s usage. A minute’s silence was then observed for the victims of Grenfell Tower, which occurred a year ago in London. The Queen was praised for … Continue reading

Royal Children Steal the Trooping the Colour Show!

  June 9, 2018 at 6:11 pm by


On June 9, various members of the British royal family gathered on the Buckingham Palace balcony to watch the annual flypast celebrating the Queen’s birthday. This year; the Duchess of Sussex was in attendance for the first time as she was seen accompanying her husband Prince Harry in the carriage and exchanged warm glances between the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cambridge on the balcony. The Queen was seen … Continue reading

Princess Adrienne is christened

  June 8, 2018 at 6:07 pm by


On June 8, Princess Adrienne, Duchess of Blekinge was christened at the royal chapel in Drottningholm Palace in Stockholm, Sweden. Adrienne’s godparents are Anouska d’Abo, Charlotte Kreuger Cederlund, Coralie Charriol Paul, Nader Panahpour, Baron Gustav Thott and Natalie Werner. The little princess’s full name is Adrienne Josephine Alice, and she was born on 9 March 2018 at Danderyd Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden. She is the youngest daughter and child of … Continue reading

Dutch Royals attend ”Appeltjes van Oranje 2018”

  June 6, 2018 at 3:20 pm by


Today, Wednesday June 6, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, along with Princess Beatrix attended the ”Appeltjes van Oranje 2018” award ceremony at Palace Nooreinde in The Hague. The theme of this year’s award was: “Young and socially enterprising”, focused on young people who are committed in the society. The winners of “Appeltjes van Oranje 2018” were: “Buddy to Buddy” from Zutphen, a foundation helps refugees and Dutch people … Continue reading

Swedish Royals Attend Wedding of Louise Gottlieb and Gustav Thott

  June 3, 2018 at 6:54 am by

The Swedish Royals attend Louise Gottlieb's wedding

On June 2, King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia and their children attended the wedding of Princess Madeleine’s childhood friend Louise Gottlieb and her fiancee, Gustav Thott, at the Holo Church in Södermanland. Princess Madeleine was one of Louise Gottlieb’s bridesmaid, whilst her daughter Princess Leonore served as a flower girl. Her son Prince Nicolas was also in attendance, he was seen walking with his father, Christopher O’Neill. The bride’s dress … Continue reading

Queen Máxima in India: May 28-30

  May 31, 2018 at 10:00 am by

Queen Maxima

As special advocate of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Inclusive Finance for Development, Queen Máxima paid a three-day visit to India from Monday May 28 to Wednesday May 30. Queen Máxima spent the first day of the visit, Monday May 28, in New Delhi where she had several business meetings. The first meeting was at the headquarter of NITI Aayog, National Institution for Transforming India, a policy think tank … Continue reading

Last Day in Luxembourg for Willem-Alexander and Máxima

  May 25, 2018 at 4:31 pm by

The Dutch and Luxembourg Royal Couples

Today, Friday May 25, Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima completed their state visit to Luxembourg. Accompanied by Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, the Royal Couple visited the headquarter of the Neobuild company in Bettembourg. Neobuild is a technological innovation pole for sustainable construction that “aims to facilitate technological innovation and support Luxembourg companies active in this sector”. En ce troisième et dernier jour de la visite d’État, le … Continue reading

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