Crown Princess Letizia: Five Years, Five Classic Outfits

  May 22, 2009 at 12:46 pm by

Letizia's classic outfits

Crown Prince Felipe and Crown Princess Letizia celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary on the 21st May. The Princess has worn some classic outfits and to mark the couple’s anniversary we have gathered five of her most famous outfits. The Armani engagement trouser suit – 6th November 2003 image Few royal watchers will forget Felipe and Letizia’s engagement as she controversially wore an Giorgio Armani white trouser suit accessorised with black … Continue reading

Father-Daughter Date for Sweden’s Bernadottes

  May 22, 2009 at 4:41 am by

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It was a father-daughter double on Wednesday May 20th in Sweden, when King Carl XVI Gustaf and his eldest daughter Crown Princess Victoria attended an event together at the Tyresta National Park and Nature Reserve. The event was the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF)’s annual meeting, so the location was completely fitting of the occasion. As the President of the Trustees for the WWF, the King led the meeting; before a … Continue reading

Prince and Princess of Asturias’ 5th Wedding Aniversary

  May 22, 2009 at 3:37 am by

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Today Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia are celebrating their 5th wedding anniversary, and they have decided to celebrate it, working for Spain! At least, that was their pledge five years ago: “The commitment that today Letizia and I have assumed, transcends of the merely personal commitment. Since that I was a child, I’ve been very aware of my institutional responsibilities and the loyalty to the King and the sense of … Continue reading

New Article at The Royal Articles – Princess Louise of Belgium: ‘Eve after the Fall of Man’

  May 22, 2009 at 3:10 am by

The Royal Articles

A new article on Princess Louise of Belgium has been published on The Royal Articles. A short description of the article is as follows: “After an unhappy childhood in the court of her father King Leopold II, Princess Louise Marie of Belgium gained some freedom in her marriage to Prince Philip of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. However, the couple drifted apart, and Louise finally found happiness with Count Geza Mattachich. Her life with … Continue reading

Danish Fashion for the Greek State Visit – Day 2

  May 21, 2009 at 9:17 pm by

Princess Mary and the Greek First Lady

On the second day of the Greek state visit, Crown Princess Mary wore a mainly yellow dress. It also featured brown spots and some blue and brown detailing at the hemline, and has a built-in belt. The princess teamed the dress with a dark grey jacket and turquoise/blue jewellery. Dark coloured peep-toe pumps completed the look. Later that day, the royal family attended a dinner and concert where Queen Margrethe … Continue reading

Jordanian Royals Attend Air Show

  May 21, 2009 at 3:09 pm by

Queen Rania and King Abdullah

His Majesty King Abdullah II and Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah and their children, Prince Hussein, Princess Salma and Prince Hashem attended on Wednesday an air show which was organized by the military in cooperation with the British Embassy. The air show was to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the King’s accession. The royals watched the Jordanian Red Falcons and the British Red Arrows. After the show, King Abdullah … Continue reading

BNP Leader goes to Buckingham Palace?

  May 21, 2009 at 1:27 pm by

Buckingham Palace

I’m sure HM the Queen has had to deal with situations ranging from silly to the downright diabolical, but this one must take the cake. The Queen, who is the figurehead for the entire commonwealth, might have to welcome a convicted criminal to her Summer Garden Party. As if that weren’t insult enough, apparently it all so that someone can make some political hay out of the invitation that is … Continue reading

Danish State Visit from Greece Continues

  May 20, 2009 at 11:29 pm by

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The State Visit from Greece to Denmark continued yesterday, with the Crown Prince and Princess stepping into the spotlight and accompanying President Papoulias and First Lady Papoulia to the various engagements that were attended. Crown Prince Frederik was first to step up to the plate, viewing an energy exhibition at the Danish Ministry of Environment with the visitors. They visited the off-shore wind farm near Copenhagen Harbour. The trio then … Continue reading

Wedding of Felipe and Letizia – 22nd May 2004

  May 20, 2009 at 9:55 pm by

The Prince and Princess Asturias on their wedding day

Crown Prince Felipe and Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano were married on the 22nd May 2004 in the Alumdena Cathedral, Madrid. The orginal festivites for the wedding were cancelled due to the train attacks in Madrid that March. A few days before the wedding on the 17th May the Prime Minister, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, and his wife hosted a lunch for the couple. Letizia wore a beautiful yet simple yellow suit … Continue reading

Danish Fashion for the Greek State Visit – Day 1

  May 20, 2009 at 8:37 pm by

Queen Margrethe at the welcoming

The visit of the Greek President and First Lady to Denmark began yesterday. For the arrival at the airport, HM Queen Margrethe wore a summery pink suit, combined with a white top, matching hat and black shoes. The suit nipped in flatteringly at the waist, and HM also wore white gloves. A brooch on the jacket’s lapel completed the look. HRH Crown Princess Mary recycled a lavender coloured jacket from … Continue reading

King Baudouin International Development Prize awarded

  May 20, 2009 at 3:50 pm by

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Almost the entire Royal family was present at yesterday’s awarding ceremony of the King Baudouin International Development Prize. King Albert II of Belgium and Queen Paola hosted a luncheon and reception at the Brussels Royal Palace, and the event was also attended by Prince Philippe, Princess Mathilde, Princess Astrid, Prince Lorenz , Princess Claire and Queen Fabiola, who still looked rather fragile after her long absence due to illness in … Continue reading

Belgian King and Queen at inauguration of Magritte Museum

  May 20, 2009 at 3:11 pm by

The King and Queen inaugurate the museum

King Albert and Queen Paola of Belgium attended the inauguration of the opening of the Magritte Museum. The museum collected over 250 works of the Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte, and can present the largest collection of Magritte’s works in the world. the museum is part of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels, and will be open to the public from 2 June onwards. Prince Laurent and Princess … Continue reading

Royal Couple opens Bergen International Festival

  May 20, 2009 at 2:25 pm by

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King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway came to Bergen on May 20th 2009 for the opening of the Bergen International Festival. The festival represents art of all genre: music, literature, theatre, dancing, paintings and so on. The Festival in 2009 is the 57th International Festival in Bergen. The Royal Couple was welcomed by Svein Alsaker, County Governor of Hordaland and Gunnar Bakke, Mayor of Bergen. You can find some … Continue reading

Prince and Princess Akishino on Goodwill Tour

  May 20, 2009 at 12:45 pm by

Princess Kiko in Hungary

Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko are presently on a two-week goodwill tour of Europe that began in Austria and took them in the following to Bulgaria and Hungary. The fourth and last leg of their journey is going to be Romania. The visits are taking place in order to celebrate the 140th year of Japanese diplomatic ties with Austria and Hungary and the 50th year since Tokyo resumed formal relations … Continue reading

Norman Foster, 2009 Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts

  May 20, 2009 at 5:41 am by

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The jury responsible for awarding the 2009 award for the Arts, presided over by José Lladó y Fernández-Urrutia, has agreed to bestow this prestigious award to Sir Norman Robert Foster, “whose work of universal scope combines aesthetic quality, intellectual reflection and a dialogue between territory and citizens via an original mastery of space, light and matter. Norman Foster, an architect of the global era, brilliantly anticipates the only polis possible … Continue reading

President Papoulias’ First Day in Denmark leads to Car Trouble

  May 20, 2009 at 5:03 am by

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The Greek President and his wife have spent their first day in Denmark, after accepting an invitation from Queen Margrethe II. President Papoulias and Mrs Papoulia arrived the Kastrup Airport in Copenhagen in the late afternoon, and were greeted by almost the entire Danish Royal Family. Queen Margrethe and President Papoulias inspected a Danish guard of honour as per custom, before the entire group travelled to Fredensborg Palace for the … Continue reading

Prince of Asturias attends Google Forum

  May 19, 2009 at 11:47 am by

The Prince at the Google Forum

H.R.H. the Prince of Asturias attended yesterday in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, the meeting “Zeitgeist Europe 2009″, a series of conferences where business people and political leaders mostly discuss current topics of interest. The meeting has been organized since 2006 by Google, 2008 Prince of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities. The conference will last for two days and also will be attended by the Prince of Wales, the Crown Prince … Continue reading

Queen Beatrix unviels Statues of her Parents

  May 19, 2009 at 11:41 am by

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Queen Beatrix today unveiled a bronze-plated statue of her late parents, Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard. The statue lies in the grounds of Soestdijk Palace, which was the home of Juliana and Bernhard from 1937 to their deaths in May and December 2004, respectively. The statue, which shows Juliana with her arm outstreched in a wave while standing next to her husband, was commissioned by the Images of Juliana and … Continue reading

Swedish Royals celebrate WCF 10th Anniversary

  May 19, 2009 at 4:26 am by

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To celebrate the World Childhood Foundation’s 10th anniversary, a concert was held at the Göteborg Opera House. King Carl XVI Gustav, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Princess Madeleine all attended the red-carpet gala event. The King and Queen led their two daughters up the red-carpet, with all three women dressed in eye-catching colours. The Queen and Crown Princess both wore gowns in shades of fuschia, while Princess Madeleine chose … Continue reading

2-Day State Visit from Qatar to Malaysia

  May 19, 2009 at 3:46 am by

Qatar's Coat of Arms

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Khalifa Al-Thani and his wife Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned will begin a state visit to Malaysia for the first time today. The Emir is scheduled to meet with Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tunku Mizan Zainal Abidin and with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to discuss bilateral, regional and international issues. The meeting will also bring talks about tourism, education, banking and finance … Continue reading

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