Lalla Salma Launches the National Plan for Cancer Prevention and Control

  March 25, 2010 at 11:05 pm by

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Princess Lalla Salma, Chairwoman of the Lalla Salma Association for the Fight Against Cancer, chaired on Wednesday in Skhirat (south of Rabat) the official launch of the national plan for cancer prevention and control (PNPCC). Initiated in a partnership between the Lalla Salma Association for the Fight Against Cancer and the Health Ministry, the PNPCC seeks to provide quality medical care throughout the Kingdom. The plan’s implementation spanned two years … Continue reading

Princess Nathalie Announces Pregnancy

  March 25, 2010 at 8:29 am by

The Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg Coat of Arms

HSH Princess Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and her fiance, Alexander Johannsmann, have revealed that they are expecting their first child, in an interview with Danish magazine Billed Bladet. The baby is due in July. Their engagement was announced earlier this year, and they will wed civally in around a month’s time, with a church wedding set for 2011. “We have not found a set date yet though. It will be not … Continue reading

Dutch Royals Participate in NL DOET

  March 24, 2010 at 3:14 am by

The NL DOET Oranje Fonds logo

As they do each year, the Dutch Royal Family participated in NL DOET over the weekend (the event formerly known as Make A Difference Day). This year, the royals were all in one place – a playground in Nieuwegein. Arriving in the morning, each family member was given their own task to complete. Queen Beatrix, Prince Constantijn, Princess Marilène and Princess Annette were in charge of repainting a faded mural … Continue reading

Frederik and Mary Visit Hungary

  March 24, 2010 at 2:46 am by

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TRH Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark have recently completed a two-day visit to Hungary. They attended the opening of the “Power Games” exhibition of Danish contemporary art event at the Ludwig Museum, whose goal is to “filter the political and social reality through art.” Prince Frederik and Princess Mary were greeted by Hungarian VIPs and school children dressed in traditional Hungarian costumes. After the opening, the … Continue reading

Lalla Joumala attends Conference on Security in the Mediterranean

  March 24, 2010 at 2:19 am by

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Chrifa Lalla Joumala Alaoui, Morocco’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, took part on Tuesday in Rabat the conference on “Euro-Mediterranean Security: Morocco and British perspectives”. Speaking at the opening of a conference, Cherifa Lalla Joumala Alaoui called for turning the Euro-Mediterranean region into a shared zone for dialogue exchange and prosperity.she stressed the importance of this international forum which offers a platform to tackle Euro-Mediterranean security cooperation.the Ambassador highlighted that … Continue reading

Moulay Rachid & Lalla Meryem at the Hassan II Golf Trophy

  March 22, 2010 at 11:01 pm by

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Prince Moulay Rachid and Princess Lalla Meryem attended on Sunday at the Rabat Dar Es-Salam Royal Golf the prize awarding ceremony for the winners of the 37th Hassan II Golf Trophy and the 16th Princess Lalla Meryem Golf Cup. Prince Moulay Rachid, chairman of the Hassan II Golf Trophy Association (ATH), awarded the Hassan II Golf Trophy prize to the winner Welsh Rhys Davies who finished 25-under-par 266.Princess Lalla Meryem … Continue reading

Farah Pahlavi and Family Celebrate the Nowruz

  March 22, 2010 at 10:58 pm by

The Iranian Imperial Family celebrates the Iranian New Year, 2010

On March 21, 2010 the Former Empress of Iran, Farah Pahlavi, celebrated at her home in Washington D.C. the Nowruz 1389 (Persian New Year) with family. As she does each year, Farah Pahlavi has published on her website family pictures to celebrate the New Year. This year she poses in front of the traditional Haft Seen table with her sons, Prince Reza and Prince Ali, her granddaughters, Princesses Noor, Iman … Continue reading

HRH Prince Faisal of Jordan Engaged to Sara Qabbani

  March 22, 2010 at 5:19 am by

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King Abdullah II’s younger brother, HRH Prince Faaisal bin al Hussein of Jordan, announced last Saturday his engagement to Miss Sara Bassam Qabbani, a Syrian national. Miss Qabbani is the Managing Director of her future husband’s initiative “Generations for Peace” and worked also an advisor in his office. Accourding to the Royal Hashemite Court official statement, the ceremony took place at Miss Qabbani’s parents’ home in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It … Continue reading

Sheikha Mozah in Saudi Arabia

  March 21, 2010 at 2:56 pm by

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HH Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education Science and Community Development, has been invited by Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz to visit the kingdom. Sheikha Mozah who is leading a high delegation is scheduled to visit universities, educational institutions, research centres and social services centres. The visit starts today March 21, 2010 and it is unknown how long the visit will last.

Queen Noor Attends a Refugees International Discussion

  March 19, 2010 at 8:33 am by

Queen Noor attends the Seven Years of War in Iraq: The Future of Iraqi Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons in the Wake of the U.S. Military Withdrawal seminar in Washington, D.C.

HM Queen Noor of Jordan attended on Wednesday at Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. a discussion on one of the many realities of war: refugees. During this event hosted by Refugees International and titled “Seven Years of War in Iraq: The Future of Iraqi Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons in the Wake of the U.S. Military Withdrawal”, the Queen said that the “violence is rife in the squatter camps in … Continue reading

Hereditary Grand Duchess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach Passed Away

  March 18, 2010 at 7:10 am by

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This Monday, hereditary Grand Duchess Elisabeth of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach passed away at the age of 98. The hereditary Grand Duchess was born in 1912 as Baroness Elisabeth von Wangenheim-Winterstein. She was the daughter of Baron Othmar von Wangenheim-Winterstein and Baroness Maud von Falkenstein. In 1944 she married hereditary Grand Duke Karl August of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, eldest son of the last reigning Grand Duke. The couple got three children: Princess Elisabeth (1945), Prince … Continue reading

Queen Rania attends “Women in the World” Summit

  March 17, 2010 at 10:02 pm by

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This week HM Queen Rania of Jordan paid a brief visit to the US, where she attended the “Women in the World” summit. At the Hudson Theatre in New York City, Queen Rania told the women attending the summit about girls’ education. She focused on the importance of educating of 600 million girls around the world “who are still left on the sidelines, lost in a world where nonsense prevails.” … Continue reading

Lalla Hasna met Hillary Clinton in Washington

  March 17, 2010 at 9:55 pm by

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Princess Lalla Hasna was received on Tuesday in Washington by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The pair discussed mainly the celebration next month in Morocco of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. The Princess is in Washington on the occasion of the announcement of the celebration by the Kingdom of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day and the launch of the National Charter for the Environment and Sustainable Development … Continue reading

Princess Haya Receives the Steiger Award

  March 16, 2010 at 1:20 am by

Princess Haya at the Steiger Awards

Princess Haya bint Al Hussein received on Saturday the Steiger Award in the category ‘Sport’ during a gala dinner hosted by TV presenter Cherno Jobatey in Bochum, Germany. The Princess was presented the Steiger Award for her various roles in the field of sport, including her work as president of the International Equestrian Federation, as a member of the International Olympic Committee and as president of the Dubai Organising Committee … Continue reading

Farah Pahlavi Presents her Memoirs in Arabic

  March 16, 2010 at 1:19 am by

The cover of Empress Farah's autobiography

Farah Pahlavi, widow of the late Shah of Iran, traveled to Cairo (Egypt) from March 4th and 8th, for the launching of her book: “An Enduring Love: My Life with the Shah” in Arabic. In the official reception held for this event Farah Pahlavi thanked the Egyptian people, the late President Anwar Sadat and President Hosni Mubarak for their warm hospitality rendered to her late husband during a very difficult … Continue reading

Royal Tour of Eastern Europe: Poland-Day 1

  March 15, 2010 at 4:26 pm by

TRH with President and First Lady President Kaczynski

TRH the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have kicked off their 9-day tour of Eastern Europe. Touching down in icy Poland, the royal couple were greeted by the British Ambassador before being whisked off to meet the President Kaczynski and First Lady. The Duchess was on typical elegant form in a lovely berry-pink coat and silk paisley dress by her trusted designer, Anna Valentine. HRH accompanied the … Continue reading

Trouble in Maoridom

  March 14, 2010 at 5:14 pm by

Enthronement of the Maori King

The Maori King, Tuheitia Paki, has been told to reveal his spending and that of his staff. The Tainui, the tribal Maori parliament, has demanded His Highness open his books to dispel rumours of mishandling funds. The Maori King lives on an annual budget of $1.2 million NZD, which is more than four times the amount his mother’s, the late beloved Maori Queen, budget of $250,000 NZD. Though the King … Continue reading

A Sporty Weekend

  March 14, 2010 at 4:40 pm by

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This weekend was a sporty one for the Norwegian Royals. Many nordic sports event took place at the famous Holmenkollen outside of Oslo. On Saturday King Harald watched the 30 km free technique cross-country of the men and women and met with the Norwegian athletes afterwards. The King also attended Sunday’s World Cup-event and trial World Championships in Nordic skiing at Holmenkollen. One of the most traditional events the Royal … Continue reading

Vote in the February 2010 Picture of the Month Polls!

  March 14, 2010 at 11:06 am by

Please vote in the February 2010 Picture of the Month Polls! The Official Poll features pictures showing the official side of royalty. This month’s Informal Poll showcases Royals’ Loving Looks and Gestures. The polls will remain open until 4 March 2010.

Princess Victoria Celebrates Name Day

  March 13, 2010 at 5:50 am by

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As she does each year on March 12th at noon, Crown Princess Victoria yesterday stepped out into the courtyard of the Royal Palace of Stockholm to greet the public on the occasion of her name day. Wearing a hot pink coat and black suede boots, Victoria was accompanied by her fiancé, Daniel Westling, and her mother, Queen Silvia. They stood; the Crown Princess on a raised podium, the Queen and … Continue reading

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