It’s Time to Go Back to School for the Young Belgians

  September 3, 2018 at 11:42 am by

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Today, Monday September 3, Belgium’s young royals started their first day of the 2018-2019 school year. Prince Emmanuel was accompanied by King Philippe to the Eureka School in Kessel-Lo, an educational institution for children with learning difficulties. In the meantime, Queen Mathilde dropped off Prince Gabriel and Princess Eléonore at the Sint-Jans Berchmans College. The only one missing was Princess Elisabeth, the eldest daughter of the Royal Couple. She is currently studying … Continue reading

Princess Isabella de Ligne Expecting Third Child

  August 31, 2018 at 6:27 pm by

Isabella de Ligne

Princess Isabella de Ligne announced on Instagram on August 26 that she was five months pregnant with her third child, which is due in December. Princess Isabella was a well known actress in Italy before she married her husband Prince Edouard de Ligne, a member of the Belgian noble house of de Ligne as the son of Prince Charles-Antoine Lamoral de Ligne-La Trémoïlle and his second wife, Princess Alyette de Croÿ. The … Continue reading

King Willem-Alexander Presents The Military Order of Willem

  August 31, 2018 at 4:00 pm by

King Willem-Alexander

Today, Friday, August 31, King Willem-Alexander accompanied by Queen Maxima, handed out the Military Order of Willem to Major-Flyer Roy de Ruiter of the Royal Netherlands Air Force in a ceremony held at the Binnenhof in The Hague. The Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and the Dutch Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld were present. Roy de Ruiter was awarded “because of his policy, drive and courage at all times during … Continue reading

Grattis Prince Gabriel! Sweden’s Lillprinsen Turns One

  August 31, 2018 at 12:33 pm by

Prince Gabriel

On August 31, the youngest son, Prince Gabriel, of Prince Carl Philip and his wife Princess Sofia turned one years old. To mark the occasion, Kungahuset released two new photos of Prince Gabriel that were taken by photographer Anna-Lena Ahlström on the same day that the official summer photographs of the Swedish Royal Family were taken. Prince Gabriel, Duke of Dalarna was born on 31 August 2017 at Danderdyd Hospital in … Continue reading

Harry and Meghan Attend Charity Performance of Hamilton

  August 29, 2018 at 9:05 pm by

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

On August 29, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended a special performance of the musical Hamilton in aid of Sentebale, the Lesotho-based charity that Prince Harry co-founded with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho. The event took place at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre. Lin-Manuel Miranda, who created Hamilton – an American song and rap musical about the life of the Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, was also in attendence. Miranda’s wife Vanessa Nadal also met the Duke … Continue reading

Off to School: Princess Elisabeth Leave Belgium for College in Wales

  August 28, 2018 at 4:59 pm by

Princess Elisabeth

Princess Elisabeth, the eldest daughter of King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians, has left Belgium to start her studies in the United Kingdom. The Princess will complete her secondary studies at the UWC Atlantic College in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. It is expected that Princess Elisabeth will stay in Wales until 2020, when she will receive an International Baccalaureate. According to the Walloon press, the Princess will spend the … Continue reading

New Summer Photos of the Swedish Royal Family Released

  August 21, 2018 at 3:45 am by

Swedish Royal Family

On August 20, Kungahuset released several new photos of the Swedish royal family that had been taken during their summer holiday at Solliden, Öland, in southern Sweden. A group photo with King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel as well as their children Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar was released; which had been taken by photographer Anna-Lena Ahlström, as well as a photo of the Crown … Continue reading

Duke of Cambridge and Theresa May Attend Amiens Memorial Service

  August 8, 2018 at 3:39 pm by

The Duke of Cambridge

On August 8, the Duke of Cambridge attended a commemorative service at the cathedral in the French city of Amiens for the centenary of the Battle of Amiens with British Prime Minister Theresa May. The Battle of Amiens began in August 1918 and was the start of the Allied phase which would become known as the Hundred Days Offensive, eventually leading to the end of World War One. The battle had … Continue reading

Countess of Wessex and Lady Louise Sailing at the Solent

  August 6, 2018 at 5:23 pm by

The Countess of Wessex and Lady Louise

On August 6, the Countess of Wessex and her daughter Lady Louise Windsor were spotted at the Haslar Marina in Gosport where they met representatives from the Association of Sail Training Organisations. Sophie, who is the patron of the organisation, met members of the crew with her daughter, fourteen-year-old Louise. The crew have just started their week’s worth training before they earn their membership to the Royal Association Competent Crew. … Continue reading

The Princess Royal Joined By Granddaughters at Festival of British Eventing

  August 3, 2018 at 5:53 pm by

The Princess Royal's granddaughters at the Festival of British Evening

On August 3, Princess Anne and some of the youngest members of her family attended the Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park, the Princess’s estate in Gloucestershire. Anne was accompanied by her daughter-in-law Autumn Phillips, along with three of her four granddaughters: Savannah and Isla Phillips and Mia Tindall. This was their first appearance since Zara Tindall confirmed that she had suffered a second miscarriage before she was pregnant with her youngest child Lena, … Continue reading

Princess Madeleine and Her Family Are Moving to Florida

  August 3, 2018 at 4:38 am by

Princess Madeleine and family

On August 2 it was announced by the Swedish Royal Court that Princess Madeleine and her family are due to move to Florida, after living at their residence in Chelsea, London since 2015. Chris O’Neill is a businessman and the family decided to move to the United States so that he can travel between the US and the UK for his work. Upon the announcement of the move, a new … Continue reading

Belgian Royal Family Celebrates National Day

  July 22, 2018 at 1:39 am by

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On Friday July 20, the Belgian Royal Family started the celebrations for the Belgian National Day. Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde along with Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz attended the concert “Prelude to National Day” hosted by the Queen Elizabeth and the National Orchestra of Belgium at the Center for Fine Arts (BOZAR). In the evening, on the occasion of his 5 years of reign, the King and … Continue reading

Belgian King and Queen Receive the Belgian Football Team

  July 15, 2018 at 2:07 pm by

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Today, Sunday July 15, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde hosted a reception for the Red Devils at the Royal castle in Laken to celebrate their third place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The players and the entire staff of the National Team were congratulated by the King, the Queen and their youngest daughter Princess Eléonore. During the reception King Philippe addressed the National Team saying: … Continue reading

Belgian King and Queen Attend the Belgian Remembrance Parade in London

  July 15, 2018 at 3:59 am by

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Today, Saturday July 14, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde were in London to attend the Belgian Remembrance Parade, a traditional commemoration ceremony in memory of the Belgians killed during the two World Wars. The ceremony took place at the Guards Memorial on Horse Guards Parade at the presence of Belgian and British veterans, members of the Belgian Government and their Armed Forces, senior representatives from the UK Armed … Continue reading

Swedish royals take part in Crown Princess Victoria’s annual birthday celebrations at Solliden

  July 15, 2018 at 3:48 am by

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On July 14, King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia and Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar participated in the annual birthday celebrations for the Crown Princess at Solliden Palace in Öland, the family’s summer residence. Victoria wore a Zadig and Voltaire dress whilst her daughter Estelle was dressed in a white stripy dress and her younger brother was sporting a pale colored dungarees. The Crown Princely … Continue reading

Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex at Wimbledon

  July 15, 2018 at 3:33 am by

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On July 14, the Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex watched the women’s finals at Wimbledon between Serena Williams, who enjoys a personal friendship with the Duchess of Sussex, and Angelique Kerber. This was the first solo engagement for the Duchess of Sussex, who was seen wearing a blue and white striped shirt by Ralph Lauren and silk trousers from Charmain. The Duchess of Cambridge wore a Jenny Peckham polka dot … Continue reading

Dutch Summer Photo Session in Wassenaar

  July 13, 2018 at 4:44 pm by

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The King and Queen of the Netherlands today posed for their annual summer photo session at their home in Wassenaar. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima posed in the gardens of Villa Eikenhorst along with their three daughters, Princesses Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane. During the photo shoot the Royal couple spoke briefly to the press gathered for the event. The Queen said that she received a lot of support following the … Continue reading

Royal family watch flypast to mark 100 years of the RAF

  July 10, 2018 at 4:40 pm by

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On July 10, members of the British royal family watched a flypast over Buckingham Palace to celebrate one hundred years since the founding of the RAF in 1918 after the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service merged. A hundred jets and planes flew over London for the spectacular flypast, and the event was reported to have been attended by 65,000 – 70,000 members of the public. Members … Continue reading

Prince Louis christened at St. James’s Palace

  July 9, 2018 at 2:27 pm by

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On 9 July, Prince Louis of Cambridge was christened at the Chapel Royal in St. James’s Palace in London. His godparents were announced earlier in the morning as Nicholas van Cutsem, Guy Pelly, Harry Aubrey-Fletcher, Hannah Carter and Lucy Middleton. The Queen and her husband the Duke of Edinburgh were absent from the service which was conducted by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby at 4pm. During the service, O … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde Visits a Cultural Festival in Antwerp

  July 3, 2018 at 2:57 pm by

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Today, Tuesday July 3, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the cultural festival “Antwerp Baroque 2018. Rubens inspires” held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Antwerp. The festival, organized in collaboration between the city of Antwerp and Tourism Flanders, aims to pay tribute to the Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens and his baroque cultural legacy. Stadsfestival #AntwerpenBarok2018 brengt hulde aan Pieter Paul #Rubens en zijn culturele nalatenschap … Continue reading

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