Princess Maria of Romania Visits Moldova

  May 20, 2016 at 3:47 pm by

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HRH Princess Maria of Romania has been on an official visit to Moldova this week, her first trip to the country and the fourth official visit to the country by a member of the Romanian Royal Family this year alone. On May 17th, the princess took a tour of the Academy of Economic Studies in Chisinau where she learned of its history. Later that day, she paid a visit to … Continue reading

Amedeo And Lili Show Daughter Anna Astrid For the First Time

  May 20, 2016 at 11:38 am by

Prince and Princess Amedeo of Belgium with their newly born daughter, Archduchess Anna Astrid of Austria-Este

Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archuke of Austria-Este, his wife Elisabetta (Lili) and their newborn daughter left the hospital in Brussels where the little Archduchess was born earlier this week. They shortly posed for the press and prince Amedeo replied to a few questions. The name of the baby was also revealed: Anna Astrid. She is 7th in line of succession to the Belgian throne.  Amedeo told the press in fluent … Continue reading

Flashback Friday: Diana Channels Jackie Kennedy

  May 20, 2016 at 10:00 am by

Princess Diana

May 20, 1995: Princess Diana presents new colours to her regiment, The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment, during a visit to the Howe Barracks in Kent. The Princess – who was the regiment’s Colonel-in-Chief from September 1992 to 1996 – wore a baby pink skirt suit from Versace with a matching Philip Sommerville pillbox hat with a double bow at the back. The look was reminiscent of the outfit US First … Continue reading

Duchess of Cambridge Opens ‘Tech Deck’ at Land Rover BAR Headquarters

  May 20, 2016 at 8:44 am by

The Duchess of Cambridge

A Royal Patron of the 1851 Trust, the Duchess of Cambridge has paid a visit to the Land Rover BAR America’s Cup headquarters in Portsmouth, where she opened the new visitor’s centre and ‘Tech Deck’. Kate was accompanied by Sir Ben Ainslie for the openings, which are designed to help the 1851 Trust’s aim of ” inspiring a new generation through sailing and the marine industry.” The ‘Tech Deck’ Education … Continue reading

Máxima is Elegant in Navy as She Baptises New Cruise Ship

  May 20, 2016 at 8:09 am by

Queen Maxima

The Queen of the Netherlands wore a simple, yet stunning navy outfit today as she baptised the new cruise ship of the Holland America Line, ms Koningsdam. Máxima was given the honour of baptising the ship – which can hold over 2,000 passengers with a crew of 1,000 – at the Wilhelmina port in Rotterdam. She poured a glass of champagne over the ship’s bell as a blessing during the dedication … Continue reading

Princess Lalla Salma Visits National Institute of Oncology

  May 20, 2016 at 7:42 am by

Princess Lalla Salma

Morocco’s Lalla Salma yesterday was present at the National Institute of Oncology in Rabat for the signing of an agreement between the Lalla Salma Foundation for Cancer Prevention and Treatment and the Roche Maroc laboratories. The agreement has been renewed to give cancer patients from lower socio-economic groups access to innovative medical treatments. It was first made in 2009 and has thus far helped 1,500 patients per annum since. Afterwards, Lalla Salma spent … Continue reading

Prince Pavlos Celebrates 49th Birthday with Cake for Breakfast

  May 20, 2016 at 7:16 am by

Crown Prince Pavlos

Crown Prince Pavlos today turns 49, and began his day with a birthday cake amongst his breakfast dishes! His wife, Marie Chantal, posted a photograph of the birthday boy with a candle-lit cake earlier this morning on her Instagram account. Happy birthday Pavlos! 💋❤️⭐️💋❤️👏🏻🎂🎂 @pavlosgr1 A photo posted by Marie-Chantal Of Greece (@mariechantal22) on May 20, 2016 at 12:21am PDT She also posted a photo of one of the birthday … Continue reading

Brazilian Prince Keeps Hopes Up During Dilma’s Impeachement

  May 20, 2016 at 6:55 am by

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Prince Bertrand of Brazil, heir to his elder brother Prince Luís Gastão, head of the Imperial family of Brazil, spoke to the newspaper Financial Times two days ago. The author of the article stressed the difference between the prince’s grandiose names, title and hopes and his actual living condition: he lives in a rented two-bedroom house in São Paulo, with a narrow kitchen and a Toyota Primus in the driveway. … Continue reading

Dutch Royals Dress Up For Diplomatic Corps

  May 20, 2016 at 6:19 am by

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Yesterday evening the Dutch royal family hosted a reception for the diplomatic corps in the royal palace in Amsterdam. Since the enthronement of King Willem-Alexander we are able to see some photos of the royal ladies and their jewels as they left the palace. Queen Máxima recycled a red dress by Natan from 2006. She paired it with the ruby tiara of Mellerio parure. She attached a brooch of the … Continue reading

Patron Sophie Wessex Opens New School for Children with Autism

  May 20, 2016 at 6:01 am by

The Countess of Wessex

The Countess of Wessex yesterday paid a visit to Oxfordshire, where she officially opened LVS Oxford, a specialist school for children on the autism spectrum. Fantastic official opening with The Countess of Wessex today. Our learners did us proud. https://t.co/BGbRGpYXAf pic.twitter.com/Yni5MGVxBY — LVS Oxford (@LVSOxford) May 19, 2016 Sophie – who is patron of the National Autistic Society – was given a tour of the school by its head boy and … Continue reading

On This Day: Death of Queen Louise of Denmark

  May 20, 2016 at 5:59 am by

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Exactly 90 years ago, on this day in 1926, Queen Louise of Denmark died in Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen. The Queen was born Princess Lovisa Josefina Eugenia of Sweden, daughter of King Carl XV of Sweden and Norway and Princess Louise of The Netherlands. Louise was the only surviving child from her parents marriage and would inherit a fortune from her Dutch grandfather Prince Frederik of The Netherlands. Her father … Continue reading

Ship-ahoy! Princess Mako Enlightened on Research Ship

  May 20, 2016 at 5:52 am by

Princess Mako

On 18th May, Her Imperial Highness Princess Mako of Akishino visited the research vessel “Kaimei” (meaning “enlightened”) which is currently docked at the Ariake Pier in Tokyo harbour. The vessel belongs to the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, whose website states that the vessel is the most advanced of its type in the world with technology allowing researchers to look into the origins of mineral and ore deposits as … Continue reading

New Career For Archduchess Francesca?

  May 20, 2016 at 5:24 am by

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The vivacious Archduchess Francesca, wife of the head of the Austrian Imperial family is playing a small role in a costume drama for the Austrian television. The series created by ORF is Vienna’s famous Hotel Sacher and is set in the belle epoque. ‘Das Sacher’ is directed by Robert Dornhelm, a friend of the Archduchess. In her film debut Francesca has a small role as an English diplomat. For the … Continue reading

Queen Rania Buys Chocolates In “Charming Old” Bruges

  May 20, 2016 at 5:01 am by

2016-05-19 11:44:31 epa05316732 Belgian King Philippe (L) talks to Jordan's King Abdullah II (2-L), Belgian Queen Mathilde (R) and Queen Rania of Jordan (C) during a visit in Bruges, Belgium, 19 May 2016. The Jordanian Royal couple are on a two-day state visit to the country.  EPA/LAURENT DUBRULE

King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan finished their state visit to Belgium yeserday with a visit to the town of Zeebrugge and the city of Bruges in West Flanders. in Bruges the royals visited a school and the Memling museum. Afterwards they walked through the town and participated with the crowds. The royal party was greeted by the governor of the province and by the mayor of Bruges. … Continue reading

Princess Ingrid Alexandra Opens Her Own Sculpture Park

  May 20, 2016 at 4:42 am by

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Yesterday Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway opened the Ingrid Alexandra Sculpture Park in the gardens of Oslo’s royal palace. The sculpture park which focuses on children was created to celebrate the 25th anniversary of king Harald’s reign. The princess was not alone: King Harald V, Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette Marit, Prince Sverre and Princess Astrid were all there. The King held a short speech in which … Continue reading

Selfies With Queen Máxima

  May 20, 2016 at 4:27 am by

2016-05-19 14:20:04 UTRECHT - Koningin Maxima gaat op de foto tijdens de start van de landelijke activiteitenweek Kansen Krijgen Kansen Pakken. Het project laat zien hoe jonge mensen met een niet-westerse achtergrond barrires hebben overwonnen en kansen hebben gepakt. ANP ROYAL IMAGES REMKO DE WAAL

Yesterday Queen Máxima of The Netherlands went to Utrecht to attend the start of the  action week ‘Kansen Krijgen, Kansen Pakken’ (to get chances and to grab chances). The week will show how young Dutch people with a non-Western background overcame barriers and became successful in whatever they are doing. The Queen was dressed in a Natan outfit and wore an enormous hat by Fabiënne Delvigne. She posed for the inevitable … Continue reading

Bhutan’s Queen Mother Meets Japan’s Crown Prince

  May 19, 2016 at 7:11 pm by

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In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of diplomatic ties between Bhutan and Japan, Queen Mother Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck of Bhutan and Princess Dechen Yangzom Wangchuck paid a visit to Crown Prince Naruhito in Tokyo today before visiting an exhibition being held with the theme being about happiness in Bhutan. Diplomatic relations between the two countries were established on 28th March 1986 and a year later, Crown Prince Naruhito paid a visit … Continue reading

On This Day: Wedding of Constantijn and Laurentien

  May 19, 2016 at 5:59 pm by

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On this day in 2001 prince Constantijn of The Netherlands married Laurentien Brinkhorst in a religious ceremony in the Grote Kerk in The Hague. Today they celebrate their crystal wedding: 15 years. The couple had known each other for a long time. Their mothers were friends form the time they both studied in Leiden while in 2001 Laurentien’s father served as minister of agriculture. Two days before the religious wedding … Continue reading

Emperor and Empress Visit Earthquake Survivors

  May 19, 2016 at 5:11 pm by

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Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko have arrived in Kumamoto to offer support and comfort to some of the people affected by the recent earthquake that struck parts of southern Japan. After arriving at Kumamoto Airport, the Imperial couple visited the villages of Minamiaso and Mashiko, just two of dozens of rural places in the area that were affected by the disaster. It was just over a month ago when a … Continue reading

Serbian Crown Prince and Crown Princess Open Medical Conference

  May 19, 2016 at 2:14 pm by

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The Serbian Diaspora Medical Conference 2016 has been opened by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia in Belgrade. Now in it’s 7th year, the conference is taking place between 18th and 20th May during which more than 60 speakers from around the world, including delegates from the Mayo Clinic and Harvard. It was back in 2009 when Crown Princess Katherine devised the conference having spoken … Continue reading

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