Queen Maxima visited the Fontys High School Child and Education in her capacity as Honorary President of the Platform Ambassadors Music Education. During the visit on Friday, Queen Maxima took time to watch a music lesson which then she spoke to the students. Queen Maxima also spoke to music teachers and directors. They spoke of way of how to improve music in youngsters.
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip paid a visit to the site of the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in Lower Saxony today, on the final day of their state visit to Germany. View image | gettyimages.com They were given a tour of the site, which is now a memorial site with a museum after it was burnt down in mid-1945 after its liberation by British forces, by Jens-Christian Wagner, the memorial director. The couple also … Continue reading
The second day of their state visit to Germany saw Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh head to Frankfurt for the majority of the day. Their first stop was at St Paul’s Church, dubbed the birthplace of German parliamentary democracy, where they met with locals and were welcomed by the local children’s choir. The couple were shown around the church, in particular viewing the 1356 document which created the … Continue reading
The King and Queen of Spain today presented the Princess of Girona Foundation Awards in a ceremony during the IMPULSA Forum at the Auditorium Conference Centre in the north-eastern city of Girona. Five individuals or organisations collected their statuettes from King Felipe. Olga Felip Ordis won in the category of Arts and Letters, Héctor Colunga Cabaleiro in Social, Samuel Sanchez Ordonez in Scientific Research, Bernat Ollé Pocurull in Business and the Fundación Secretariado Gitano … Continue reading
HRH the Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah visited the cochlear surgery department at King Hussein Medical Centre. During his visit, he checked on patients who received cochlear implants and was briefed on the procedure and recovery. His visit came part of the Prince Hussein’s initiative “Hearing Without Borders”. The “Hearing Without Borders” initiative was launched by HRH the Crown Prince in 2014. The initiative is to support children of all … Continue reading
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip have started their four day visit to Germany. The couple arrived this evening in Berlin. They were received by a German military honour guard which had lined up to their car, a 21-gun salute and fighter jets flew over the area in tribute. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip will also visit Frankfurt on Thursday and Lower Saxony, for the concentration camp Bergen-Belsen, on Friday. View image … Continue reading
Luxembourg celebrated it’s National Day today, which also doubles as the Grand Duke’s official birthday, and the entire Grand Ducal family was out en force for the events of the day. First it was over to the Philharmonie Luxembourg for the official National Day ceremony, which is a new tradition that only began last year. Speeches were given by Grand Duke Henri and Prime Minister Xavier Bettel at the reception which was … Continue reading
Spain’s Queen Sofia today was presented with the Joaquin Ruiz-Giménez Award from the Spanish UNICEF Committee in a ceremony at the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC). The prize was awarded to the former Queen due to her five decades of commitment and work in defence of the most vulnerable, particularly children. Queen Letizia, the organisation’s Honorary President, was on hand to deliver the award to her mother-in-law. View image | gettyimages.com “You … Continue reading
Her Majesty Queen Máxima attended the conference ‘The Future of Farming and Food Security in Africa’ which was being held at the headquarters of the RABO Bank in Utrecht. The conference focuses on food in Africa, economic development, food security in both urban and rural areas and loans for farming. Queen Máxima also posed with participants during the conference. Her Majesty wore a printed black and white dress matched with … Continue reading
Queen Elizabeth II today hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace for the first winners of her Queen’s Young Leaders program. The program has been designed to recognise the contribution of the Commonwealth’s young people, and was established by The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust. 60 individuals from around the Commonwealth were awarded for their community work during the reception, where Princess Beatrice, David Beckham and former Prime Minister Sir John … Continue reading
The 3rd Duke of Fife, James Carnegie, passed away today at Kinnaird Castle in Angus, Scotland. He was 85. Born in 1929, James was the only child of Princess Maud, daughter of Louise, Princess Royal and Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife, and Charles Carnegie, 11th Earl of Southesk. He became the Duke of Fife in 1959 upon the death of his maternal aunt, Princess Arthur of Connaught, Duchess of Fife. He became the Earl … Continue reading
Princess Marie Chantal of Greece attended the Ralph Lauren & Vogue Wimbledon Summer Cocktail Party at The Orangery at Kensington Palace. The event was hosted by Alexandra Shulman and Boris Becker. The 46 year old Princess wore a black shirt dress matched with a black belt, tan heels and a pink clutch. View image | gettyimages.com Princess Marie Chantal of Greece and Arthur Wellesley, June 22
This week’s best fashion poll is up. Please cast your votes and discuss your choice. To cast your vote, click here or on the below image with is just a few outfits in this weeks poll. Voting closes on June 28. The winner of last week’s poll winner was Queen Mathilde of Belgium with 19 votes.
On Sunday, Prince Albert II of Monaco joined Slovenian President Borut Pahor in a football match in the village of Bilje in western Slovenia. All the funds raised at the event will go to medical equipment and supplies for the maternity hospital in Šempeter pri Gorici and to the department of disabled youth of Nova Gorica General hospital. Prince Albert and the Slovenian President were joined by international stars like … Continue reading
Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary have attended the annual Reumert Awards show tonight at the Playhouse of the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen. The Reumert Awards celebrate the Danish performing arts industry. The couple watched the show from the audience, even taking part in the ‘warm-up’ at the beginning, going along with the host’s request the audience stand up and partake in stretches and knee-lifts. During intermission, Frederik and Mary … Continue reading
The Crown Princess of Brunei gave birth to a son on June 7 it has been confirmed. “By the common of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, the Office of His Majesty yesterday announced that the monarch’s newborn grandson has been named Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda Muhammad Aiman,” a statement from the royal court said today. The new Prince is the … Continue reading
His Majesty King Abdullah II held an iftar banquet for senior civic and military officials at the King Hussein Youth City. His Majesty along with the attendees and senior members of the royal family attended the prayers together. Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah hosted an iftar banquet at Raghadan Palace for women who are representatives and work in different sectors.
June 20 was the fifth and final day of Royal Ascot for this year. Once again, the Queen and Prince Philip lead the carriage procession. View image | gettyimages.com There were no other members of the immediate royal family in attendance for day five, though Lady Helen Taylor, the daughter of the Duke of Kent and second cousin to the Queen, was in attendance. Lady Kitty Spencer, the niece of … Continue reading
Sarah, Duchess of York was a surprise guest in the Royal Enclosure on day for of Royal Ascot, spending the day alongside her daughters, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, and her former husband, Prince Andrew. View image | gettyimages.com The family – who watched the races nervously from the stands – was rounded out by the two Princess’s boyfriends, Dave Clark and Jack Brooksbank. View image | gettyimages.com Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth replicated the … Continue reading
Queen Maxima of The Netherlands opened the “Design Derby: Netherlands-Belgium (1815-2015)” which is being held at the museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam. The exhibition showcases designers and designs from Belgium and The Netherlands from 1815 – 2015. It also features over 400 hundred art pieces. Queen Maxima wore a printed white and red dress matched with a wide brim red hat, orange pumps with a matching clutch and gloves. View … Continue reading