February 2009 Picture of the Month Winners!

  March 28, 2009 at 9:07 am by

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Announcing the winners for the February 2009 Picture of the Month Polls: February 2009 Official Picture of the Month: First Place: Picture A- Sweden Second Place: Picture G- Spain Third Place: Picture F- Belgium February 2009 Informal Poll: Historical Royal Portraits: First Place: Picture L- The Netherlands Second Place: Picture J- Iran Third Place: Picture O- Norway Thanks to all who voted, and congratulations to the Swedish and Dutch Picture … Continue reading

Princess Haya attends Polo event

  March 28, 2009 at 4:57 am by

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Under the patronage of and attended by HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, Wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE Ruler of Dubai, the year’s most prestigious and celebrated polo tournament in the desert took place on Friday March 27th, 2009 at the prominent Desert Palm Hotel. Princess Haya graced the event with her presence and presented the winning team with … Continue reading

Queen Rania in South Africa, Day 2

  March 28, 2009 at 4:36 am by

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On March 27, 2009, Queen Rania announced her role as Honorary Chair of the Global Action Week on Education in anticipation of the “Big Read” event organized by the Global Campaign for Education. Queen Rania addressed the need to provide “Education for All” by calling on millions to join the “Big Read” campaign at the Sandton Public Library in Johannesburg. After the announcement, the Queen started to read the short … Continue reading

Frederik & Mary visit the US – Days 5 & 6

  March 28, 2009 at 4:15 am by

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Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary remained in Colorado on Thursday, with the Crown Prince attending the Sportaccord 2009 conference in Denver. Frederik praised Sportaccord’s success in creating a world-known conference, stating in his speech: “You have made Sportaccord into a widely recognized event, which annually brings together the World of Sport and enhances new initiatives.” Watch a video of Frederik’s speech here. While Frederik was at the conference, … Continue reading

How much for cutlery designed by a Prince? Quite alot!

  March 28, 2009 at 3:32 am by

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In a press conference yesterday, Prince Carl Philip introduced a line of silvery cutlery he has design for the Swedish company Mema/GAB. The cutlery line, which has been named CPB 2091, is made of silver and a set of five pieces (knife, fork, spoon, dessert spoon, coffee spoon) can be purchased from goldsmith stores around Sweden for 999 Swedish kroner (approximately 95 Euros). The Prince, who studied design at the … Continue reading

Monaco’s Rose Ball Scheduled for Saturday

  March 27, 2009 at 12:45 pm by

Pierre and Charlotte Casiraghi at a past Rose Ball

Monaco’s annual Rose Ball (Bal de la Rose), benefiting the Princess Grace Foundation Monaco, is scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 9:00 PM at the Salle des Etoiles – Sporting in Monte-Carlo. Monaco’s annual Rose Ball (Bal de la Rose), the primary fund raiser held to benefit the Princess Grace Foundation, is believed to be first held in 1964. The Ball exclusively benefits the Monaco branch of the foundation … Continue reading

Prince Ernst August of Hanover Injured

  March 27, 2009 at 12:24 pm by

Prince Ernst August V of Hanover

It has been reported by the Austrian and foreign press agencies that HRH Prince Ernst August of Hanover, husband of Princess Caroline of Monaco, is in good condition after suffering an injury to a knee ligament following a fall on Thursday in Schruns, Vorarlberg, Austria. The Prince is currently in the hospital recovering from surgery after suffering from a “laceration of his quadriceps knee ligament as well as a bruising … Continue reading

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Gold Award Presentations

  March 27, 2009 at 6:28 am by

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award emblem

Yesterday, I had the pleasant task of helping at Gold Award Presentations in St. Jamess Palace in London. The Morning Presentation was attended by His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness presented over 350 young people with their Gold Awards and spoke to them about their wonderful achievement. The Duke of Edinburgh was assisted in presenting the Awards by television and sporting world personalities and … Continue reading

Rania starts Visit to South Africa

  March 27, 2009 at 4:36 am by

Rania visiting Phefeni Senior Secondary school.Click to view on Yahoo news

Queen Rania started a three-day working trip to South Africa by holding talks on Thursday with the South African statesman and Nobel Prize laureate Nelson Mandela. During the meeting, Members of the Nelson Mandela organizations briefed the Queen on the various legacy projects currently underway, including the planned Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital, which will be one of three such facilities in the African continent. Queen Rania also visited the Phefeni … Continue reading

Princess Margriet opens Blindness Prevention Symposium

  March 27, 2009 at 1:18 am by

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Princess Margriet yesterday opened a symposium at the Martini Plaza in Groningen, as part of the 75th anniversary of the General Dutch Association for the Prevention of Blindness (ANVBB). Several Dutch organisations involved in preventing blindness are attending the symposium, to bring attention to the avoidable and unnecessary sight and vision problems which can lead to blindness. Princess Margriet opened the event as patron of VISION 2020 Netherlands, the Dutch … Continue reading

Crown Prince and Family in Nagano for Vacation

  March 26, 2009 at 11:46 pm by

The Japanese Crown Prince and his wife

Crown Prince Naruhito, his wife Crown Princess Masako and their daughter Princess Aiko arrived on March 24 at JR Nagano Station. They will stay at a hotel in northern Nagano Prefecture for several days to enjoy skiing.

New Portraits of Danish Royal Family Released

  March 26, 2009 at 11:46 pm by

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The Danish Royal Court yesterday released a series of new portraits of the adult members of the family. The series of portraits were taken this past January, in conjunction with the New Year’s Courts. The series includes a group portrait of Queen Margrethe II, Prince Henrik, Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie. Individual portraits of the Crown Prince and Princess, and Prince Joachim and Princess … Continue reading

Frederik & Mary visit the US – Day 4

  March 26, 2009 at 7:37 pm by

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Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary’s official visit to the United States continued yesterday, when the pair attended the topping-out ceremony of the new Vestas Wind Systems manufacturing plant in Brighton, Colorado. The Crown Prince and Princess were joined by Colorado’s Governor, Bill Ritter, and Vestas’ President, Ole Borup Jakobsen, for the event; where each of the four VIPs turned some dirt on the site of the new plants. … Continue reading

Mette-Marit of Norway at winter exercise with the Civil Defence

  March 26, 2009 at 5:45 pm by

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On March 26th Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway was seen at a winter exercise with the Civil Defense. This was the first time the Princess was seen wearing their uniform. The Princess looked healthy and relaxed. After the visit to Mexico the Crown Princess suffered from an attack of indigestion. A thread about the Mette’s exercise with the Civil Defense can be found here. A video can be seen here.

Queen Sofia visits El Jerte

  March 26, 2009 at 5:17 pm by

El Valle del Jerte

Yesterday Queen Sofia made a private visit to one of the most beautiful Spanish landscapes in spring, El Valle del Jerte. El Valle del Jerte is a valley dedicated to cherry production, located in the community of Extremadura, western Spain, near the Portuguese border. It is more than 40 miles long and contains 15,000 acres of cherries, the biggest planted cherry production in the world. Right before the cherry trees … Continue reading

Death of Princess Luise of Prussia

  March 26, 2009 at 3:57 pm by

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Princess Luise of Prussia died at the age of 91 on 23. March at Bücekburg Castle. She was born on 23.08.1917 as daughter of Prince Sigismund and his wife Marie Luise, née Princess of Schaumburg-Lippe, and was the last living member of the Prussian Royal Family to be born during the reign of Emperor Wilhelm II. She was also the last member of the Prince Karl line – descending from … Continue reading

Philippe & Mathilde in Mexico – Day 4

  March 26, 2009 at 3:42 pm by

Mathilde in Mexico

25 March was the fourth day for Princess Mathilde and Prince Philippe in Mexico. While her husband was making preparations for the second part of the economic mission in Panama, the Princess visited Casa Hogar in Toluca, where she took all the time in the world to give the children there all the attention. She also talked to some of the people who had come out to greet her. Later … Continue reading

Most Elegant Royals in Hola vote

  March 26, 2009 at 3:35 pm by

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Each week Spanish magazine Hola (sister of the Britsh version Hello) runs a poll online to see which person their readers think has worn the most elegnat outfit. Winners of the weekly poll are then put into a monthly vote with those winners going forward to the Grand Finale at the end of year. This weeks vote includes a number of royals – Queen Rania, Crown Princess Mathidle, Infanta Elena … Continue reading

Queen Sofia’s Audiences

  March 26, 2009 at 12:18 pm by

The Queen at the audience

Today the Queen of Spain met with Mary Ellen Iskenderian, chairwoman of Women’s World Banking, and Jennifer Nkuene Riria, General Director of Kenya Women’s Finance Trust. Both ladies are in Spain for the “La microfinanciación en África y Asia” (Micro Funding in Africa and Asia) international conference, hosted by the Casa Africa and Casa Asia. The conference will tackle the role of the enterprising women who have successfully directed institutions … Continue reading

Christie’s Auctions Beatrix’s Clay Sculpture

  March 26, 2009 at 6:35 am by

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At the end of this month the auction house Christie’s will auction a small clay sculpture that was made by queen Beatrix. It is a small red/brown clay sculpture of the head of a horse that she made in 1948, and it is signed: ‘Trix 48′. It is expected that the item will bring in between 2400 and 2800 Euros. Christie’s estimates are founded on the price they received last … Continue reading

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