Duke of Anjou and Duchess of Cadaval on Pilgrimage to Jerusalem

  February 2, 2010 at 3:37 pm by

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Prince Charles Philippe d’Orleans, duke of Anjou, and his Portuguese wife, princess Diane d’Orleans, duchess of Anjou, duchess of Cadaval went on a pilgrimage to Israel with a delegation of the order of Saint Lazare, and its chairman the count Piccapietra. The group went to the holy land in the first week of January, as can be read on the website of the duke. The group visited the mount of … Continue reading

Nikolaos & Tatiana’s Engagement Press Conference

  February 2, 2010 at 3:35 pm by

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On February 1st Prince Nikolaos of Greece and his fiancée Tatiana Blatnik met the press during a press conference at the Yacht Club of Piraeus, Greece. The event was organised following the engagement of the couple that was announced by former King Constantine of Greece on December 28th. The couple has been dating for 7 years. During the press meeting the couple said they will get married after the summer … Continue reading

Haakon at the World Economic Forum

  February 1, 2010 at 5:03 am by

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Crown Prince Haakon was in Davos from January 27th to 31st to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum which was celebrating 40 years under the motto “rethink, redesign, rebuild” this year. Prince Haakon took part in the group discussions on common goods and several leading group discussions on values and final reflections. Prince Haakon first attended the WEF in 2005. He participates in because of its role … Continue reading

Mette-Marit: Ski instructor for a day

  February 1, 2010 at 4:50 am by

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Crown Princess Mette-Marit visited the Hvalstad school in Asker on Sunday afternoon. She took part at the “ski-day” for underage asylum seekers. The Crown Princess participated actively in various activities like tobogganing, cross country and barbecuing of hot dogs on the campfire. Mette-Marit also offered herself as ski-instructor for the young people. About her skiing skills Mette-Marit said modestly: ” I do not know if I’m good, but I’ve been … Continue reading

Prince Harry Promotes Charity in Barbados

  February 1, 2010 at 12:02 am by

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Britain’s Prince Harry spent this weekend in the Caribbean island nation of Barbados, where he promoted his charity Sentebale, which helps children in the African Kingdom of Lesotho. The Prince arrived on Friday, along with Lesotho’s Prince Seeiso, and did several things to draw attention to Sentebale, including kicking off the Sentebale Polo Cup. On Friday, Harry was greeted by Sir Clifford Husbands, Governor General of Barbados, and several other … Continue reading

King and Queen of Jordan attended WEF

  January 31, 2010 at 8:14 pm by

King Abdullah and Queen Rania walk after a session at the WEF

King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan attended the World Economic Forum 2010 in Davos, Switherland, which took place during 28-31 January. During the forum, managed by Fareed Rafiq Zakaria of the CNN, Jordan’s King said, “Jordan will not accept the replacement of the Israeli army in the West Bank by a Jordanian Army,” and he added that the solution is two-states living, and that if this is not … Continue reading

Princess Letizia returns to her Old School

  January 30, 2010 at 11:24 pm by

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Two days ago, on January 28, the Princess of Asturias returned to the Ramiro de Maetzu School, where she studied a bachelor, to commemorate its 70th anniversary. After a short visit through the school facilities, the Princess watched a musical show performed by the school’s orchestra. Letizia unveiled a commemorative plaque and signed the honour book on the occasion. During the visit, she had the opportunity to meet with some … Continue reading

Bahrain’s Crown Prince talks at the WEF in Davos

  January 30, 2010 at 8:42 am by

Prince Salman at the WEF in 2010

His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince of Bahrain and Economic Development Board chairman, spoke at the World Ecomomic Forum 2010 which is taking place in Davos, Switzerland. The Crown Prince took part in a debate on global agenda in 2010 from a Middle East perspective. The Crown Prince stressed the importance of issues being discussed at the World Economic Forum at a time when the … Continue reading

Audiences with the Grand Duke and Duchess

  January 29, 2010 at 2:22 pm by

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On Wednesday, Grand Duke Henri received in audience Mr Herman van Rompuy, the President of the European Council during his working visit to Luxembourg. On the same day, his wife Grand Duchess Maria Teresa received Mme Marguerite Barankitse, the President of Shalom (‘Peace’ in English), which is a charitable organisation founded to aid the reunification of familes and the readaption of orphans and refuges back into society in Burundi, which … Continue reading

Princess Marie Presents Scholarships to Women in Science

  January 29, 2010 at 2:09 pm by

Princess Marie arrives to the event

Princess Marie, in her role as Patron of the Danish National Committee for UNICEF, today presented the UNESCO/L’Oreal award of “Scholarships for Women in Science” at the Royal Danish Academy of Science. The award is intended to highlight women in science and support their promising research, as nine in every ten professors in Denmark is male, despite 50% of doctorates being held by ladies. 53 entries were submitted this year … Continue reading

Danish Royals attend Court Ball at Christiansborg

  January 29, 2010 at 1:37 am by

Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik enter the court ball

In the evening of January 27th, HM Queen Margrethe II and HRH Prince Henrik hosted a court ball at Christiansborg Palace for the members of Danish Government, Danish Parliament and the Danish representatives in the European Parliament. The white-tie and tiaras event was also attended by TRH Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Joachim, Princess Marie and Princess Benedikte. Featuring a three-course meal and wine from Prince Henrik’s Chateau … Continue reading

Infanta Cristina Visits Guttmann Institute

  January 28, 2010 at 10:06 am by

Infanta Cristina visits the Guttmann Institute

Although Infanta Cristina currently lives in Washintong D.C.,where she and her family moved after the summer, she returns from time to time to Spain in order to attend her official engagements related to the Spanish Crown. On January 27, Cristina was in Barcelona to visit the Guttmann Institute. This institute is a neuro-rehabilitation hospital that was the first in Spain dedicated to the treatment of patients suffering of paraplegia or … Continue reading

Prince Carlos and Annemarie Will Marry In Brussels

  January 27, 2010 at 5:04 pm by

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For the first time since Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Parma got engaged to the Dutch journalist Annemarie Gualthérie van Weezel, he gave a short interview to the Dutch magazine ‘Royalty’. In the interview the prince says that he asked Annemarie to marry him during a picnic at a pond in the park of Palace het Loo in Apeldoorn. The prince also reveals that he first asked Annemarie’s father, former politician Hans … Continue reading

The Royal Family at YouTube, Facebook and Twitter

  January 27, 2010 at 4:55 pm by

The CP Couple's Facebook page above

The Norwegian Royal family keeps royal watchers update in more then one way: The Crown Princely couple has an own profile on Facebook where they release photos or videos of current important events they attend or social involvements they want people to know and to support. One of the latest projects was the “Involve Project” which was started short time before the Crown Prince’s visit to the World Economic Forum … Continue reading

What is Prince Philippe Looking At?

  January 27, 2010 at 2:22 pm by

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Belgian media outlets are reporting that pictures of Prince Philippe’s latest engagement on their website leave them puzzled, is the prince looking at the Patricia’s legs or is he not? Look at the pictures and decide for yourself. The prince attended the 81st National Trophy of Sport Merit 2009 that was held in the Gothic Hall of the city hall of Brussels. Apart from the prince and the mayor of … Continue reading

Princess Máxima Busy With Microfinance And Science

  January 27, 2010 at 1:44 pm by

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On Monday Princess Máxima of The Netherlands attended a conference on microfinance that was held at the Peace Palace in The Hague. The conference was hosted by Radio Netherlands Worldservice and the theme was ‘Microfinance, who profits?’. The princess started the conference with a speech in which she talked about the matter, she also said that she would like to see research after the long term effects of microfinance and … Continue reading

Princesses Attend Telva Beauty Awards 2010

  January 27, 2010 at 1:11 pm by

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The Spanish fashion magazine Telva organised its annual Telva Beauty Awards yesterday. The event was held in Madrid and was attended by a lot of Spanish celebrities and socialites. Among the guests was princess Beatrice d’Orléans, who has been living in Spain for decades. The princess was dressed in a grey coat and showed her best smile to the photographers. Another royal guest was princess Carla of Bulgaria, daughter-in-law of … Continue reading

Another New Year’s Reception At Belgian Court

  January 27, 2010 at 12:48 pm by

Queen Paola and King Albert arrive for the reception

Yesterday the Belgian royal family gathered once more in the royal palace of Brussels for the 3rd New Years reception of this month. During this reception prominent Belgian authorities and persons were invited. This reception was attended by King Albert II, Queen Paola, Prince Philippe, Princess Mathilde, Prince Laurent and Princess Claire. Among the guests were Archbisshop André-Joseph Leonard – who recently compared homosexuality to anorexia-, senate chairman Armand De … Continue reading

Dutch Royals Gather In Brussels For Routes Award

  January 27, 2010 at 12:29 pm by

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Tuesday afternoon, princess Margriet, Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of The Netherlands gathered in Brussels to attend the award ceremony of the ‘Routes Award’. The award of the European Cultural Fund was given to Stefan Kaegi and Borka Pavicevic. Princess Laurentien is president of the fund, and in that capacity held the first speech during the meeting in the Royal Flemish Theatre in Brussels. Princess Margriet handed out the awards … Continue reading

Emanuele Filiberto and Clothilde at Balmain Flagship Opening

  January 27, 2010 at 12:15 pm by

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Prince Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy and his wife Princess Clothilde were in Paris this Monday evening to attend the opening of the new Balmain flagship store. The opening attracted a lot of the rich and famous in Paris. Some of the other people who attended the launch were Paul and Luana Belmondo, singer Patrick Bruel, Leatitia Halliday and actress Vahina Giocante. The prince and princess regulary attend society events in … Continue reading

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