On Sunday evening, the Spanish King and Queen touched down in Mexico city ahead of their state visit which begins tomorrow. King Felipe and Queen Letizia have a busy agenda during the visit. They will meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto and his wife, attend various events, luncheons and dinners. For up to date news, pictures and videos, visit the State visit to Mexico: June 28 – July 1, 2015 thread. … Continue reading
To mark his 21st birthday, the Crown Prince of Jordan, Hussein Bin Abdullah II, has launched his own official website. The website is www.alhussein.jo and is available in Arabic and English. The website will be updated with the Crown Prince’s activities, speeches, videos and pictures.
It was a mother and daughter day for Princess Beatrice, who was joined by her mother Sarah Ferguson, while attending the 2015 FIA Formula E London ePrix Championship. The event was being held for the first time in London in Battersea Park today. View image | gettyimages.com Princess Beatrice and her mother presented the trophy to winner, Virgin Racings British driver Sam Bird.
It has been reported that on Friday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met with Hollywood royalty, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The private meeting took place over tea at Kensington Palace. “Yes, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met Mr. Brad Pitt and Mrs. Angelina Jolie-Pitt yesterday afternoon at Kensington Palace,” a spokesperson for the royal family confirmed to E! News. “They discussed their shared interest in combating the … Continue reading
Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah of Jordan turns 21 today. Born on June 28, 1994 born in Amman, he is the eldest child of King Abdullah II and Queen Rania. Prince Hussein graduated from high school in Amman and is currently studying political science at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Prince Hussein is also a first lieutenant in the Jordanian Armed Forces. He was granted the title of Crown Prince … Continue reading
The 2014-15 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race, which is currently being racing in Gothenburg, Sweden saw two royals join their country’s teams. King Juan Carlos of Spain was onboard MAPFRE, while Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden was onboard SCA. Sweden won second place, Crown Princess Victoria joined the Swedish team’s victory at the award ceremony. View image | gettyimages.com Spain came in third place, arriving at the finish line, King … Continue reading
King Willem-Alexander, Prince Floris and Princess Aimee attended the opening of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in The Hague today. During the event, King Willem-Alexander received a ball on stage from the tournament director. The event is held every two years and this is the first time The Netherlands hosts the event. Teams that win the event will will qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics. View image | gettyimages.com … Continue reading
Infanta Elena of Spain attended the 450th anniversary of the Spanish Riding School gala event in Vienna, Austria tonight. Infanta Elena was one of the guests of honour at the event. Arriving on the red carpet with other guests, Infanta Elena wore a red evening dress matched which was matched with a flamenco shawl. View image | gettyimages.com Infanta Elena on June 26, 2015.
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