Flirty Florals For Maxima and Beatrix At King’s Day Concert

  April 3, 2017 at 6:28 pm by

Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander

“Florals? For spring? Ground-breaking.” Meryl Streep’s voice as Miranda Priestly was the first thing that came to mind when this blogger saw photos from Monday evening’s Koningsdag Concert in Tilburg, with both royal ladies present donning floral-printed attire. Ahead of the official Koningsdag celebrations at the end of the month, King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima, Princess Beatrix and Prince Constantijn attended the annual concert held to help kick-off festivities (the concert is filmed … Continue reading

Juan Carlos and Sofia Visit Museo del Prado, Open Exhibition

  April 3, 2017 at 1:30 pm by

Queen Sofia and King Juan Carlos

During a visit to the Museo del Prado in Madrid on April 3, Spain’s King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia were tasked with opening a new exhibition celebrating Hispanic art and culture. ‘Visions of the Hispanic World: Treasures of the Hispanic Society Museum and Library‘ has brought over two hundred pieces from the Hispanic Society Museum & Library in New York to Spain for the first time. The King and Queen were given … Continue reading

Princess Marie Opens New Children’s Surgical Centre in Odense

  April 3, 2017 at 9:34 am by

Princess Marie

Princess Marie of Denmark was in Odense on Monday, where she officially opened the HCA Children’s Surgical Centre at the Odense University Hospital. Welcomed by seven-year-old Melina with a bouquet of cream flowers, Marie then brought the youngster – who has undergone six surgeries throughout her short life to fix her intestines – up with her on to the stage when the time came to unfurl the opening banner. The Princess … Continue reading

Prince Charles Visits Earthquake-Ravaged City, Camilla Meets Human Trafficking Victims

  April 2, 2017 at 4:19 pm by

Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall continued their visit to Italy on Sunday, with Charles visiting the earthquake-ravaged city of Amatrice, and Camilla meeting victims of human trafficking and visiting a church with links to her family heritage. Heading south, Prince Charles was required to wear a hardhat as he walked through what was Amatrice’s city centre before it was reduced to rubble by earthquakes in August 2016. It is now … Continue reading

Palace Profile: Chapultepec Castle

  April 2, 2017 at 6:00 am by

Chapultepec Castle

The Castle from the Chapultepec Park Location: Chapultepec Park, Mexico City, United Mexican States Built: 1785-1787 Architect: Francisco Bambitelli and Manuel Agustín Mascaró (original construction); Carl Gangolf Kayser and Julius Hofmann (renovations) Commissioned By: Bernardo Vicente de Gálvez y Madrid, Viceroy of New Spain Style: Neoclassical On The Palace Grounds: Chapultepec Park Current Owner: The Mexican State Current Use: Museo Nacional de Historia Fun Fact: The Palace is the only North American palace to be home to reigning sovereigns – … Continue reading

Charles and Camilla’s Second Day in Italy

  April 1, 2017 at 5:45 pm by

The Duchess of Cornwall

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have spent their second day in Italy undertaking seperate engagements in Naples, Veneto and Florence. One of the Duchess’s engagements centred around charities and organisations that assist the communities of Naples impacted by organised crime. Camilla began at La Gloriette, which was once a mafioso property that, after confiscation, now provides social and educational opportunities to the community. Here, she met with the families … Continue reading

Prince Felix Confirmed At Fredensborg Palace Church

  April 1, 2017 at 12:37 pm by

Prince Felix with his parents

Prince Felix of Denmark, the younger son of Prince Joachim and Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg, has had his confirmation at the Fredensborg Palace Church today, April 1. Following the confirmation service that was presided over by Royal Chaplain Erik Norman Svendsen, the 14-year-old Prince posed for photos with his family outside the Church’s entrance. His parents both looked upon their son with pride, as did grandfather Prince Henrik. Felix’s two grandmothers … Continue reading

On This Day: The Death of Greece’s War-Time King

  April 1, 2017 at 6:00 am by

King George II of Greece

April 1, 2017 is the 70th anniversary of the death of King George II of the Hellenes at the age of 56. Having only been back in his country for a little over six months following his war-time exile, George was found unconscious in his drawing room at the Royal Palace in Athens by his youngest sister, Princess Katherine, on the afternoon of April 1. The cause of death was arteriosclerosis. When … Continue reading

Princess Beatrix Visits Arikok National Park

  March 31, 2017 at 5:11 pm by

Princess Beatrix

Princess Beatrix on Friday took part in the official handover of the Spanish Lagoon to the authority of Arikok National Park during her visit to Aruba. The 70-hectare area sits on the tip of the Arikok National Park and is “one of the largest natural lagoons in the Caribbean”. It is home to a large variety of flora and fauna specifies, and is an important location on the island due … Continue reading

Charles Concludes Romanian Visit, Joins Camilla For Italian Leg

  March 31, 2017 at 4:27 pm by

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall

The Prince of Wales finished the Romanian leg of his and the Duchess of Cornwall’s European tour today, beginning with a walking tour of Bucharest’s Old Town. Valentin Mandache, an architectural historian, led the Prince through the Old Town, showing him the different buildings and styles – and a statue of Vlad the Impaler. They also visited the Stavropoleos Church, where Father Iustin Marchis gave him a tour of the … Continue reading

Bhutan’s Adorable Snow Prince

  March 31, 2017 at 10:18 am by

Prince Jigme Namgyel of Bhutan with his father and grandfather

A new photo of the 13-month-old son of the King and Queen of Bhutan has been released as the April 2017 monthly calendar by Yellow. The photo shows Prince Jigme Namgyel in an adorable blue, white and green snowsuit holding the hands of his father, King Jigme Khesar, and paternal grandfather, King Jigme Singye. It was taken during the “unexpected” snowfall that Bhutan saw in March. A wonderful kupar of His Majesty … Continue reading

Flashback Friday: Flowers Laid For The Queen Mother

  March 31, 2017 at 7:00 am by

Flowers at Clarence House following the death of the Queen Mother

March 31, 2002: Outside the gates of Clarence House, members of the public lay flowers following the announcement of the death of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother the day before. Floral tributes were also laid outside St James’s Palace. Her Majesty was 101 years old when she died.

Henrik and Athena Open The New Bakken Season

  March 30, 2017 at 6:32 pm by

Prince Henrik and Princess Athena

Two of Denmark’s royal youngsters – Prince Henrik and Princess Athena – got a taste of a typically royal task today: presiding over a royal opening. The two were in charge of opening the 2017 season of the Bakken amusement part in the woods of Dyrehaven. Accompanied by their parents, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie, seven-year-old Henrik and five-year-old Athena turned the key of the park’s main gates before taking a … Continue reading

Prince Charles Continues Strengthening Relationship With Romania On Second Day Of Visit

  March 30, 2017 at 5:43 pm by

Prince Charles in Romania

The Prince of Wales has continued his official visit to Romania today, focusing today on the culture of the Balkan nation. He began at Bucharest’s Village Museum, a popular tourist attraction that promotes Romania’s cultural heritage. Here, Charles toured the museum, viewing different traditional crafts. The Prince absolutely delighted locals when he joined in on a traditional folk dance. Afterwards, Prince Charles visited the Vacaresti Nature Park where rangers walked him … Continue reading

A Smile For The Caribbean: Princess Beatrix Begins Three Day Visit To Aruba

  March 30, 2017 at 5:12 pm by

Princess Beatrix

Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands began her three-day visit to the Caribbean island of Aruba, arriving in the tiny nation with a large smile on her face. Her first engagement was at the University of Aruba. The Princess, whose arrival outfit and day outfit were both in shades of blue, was present for a youth debate arranged by the Aruban Youth Parliament to debate the topics, ‘Economics vs Nature’ and ‘Tourism … Continue reading

Spain’s Queen Visits Soria For Princess of Girona Foundation Award Ceremony

  March 30, 2017 at 2:20 pm by

Queen Letizia

Queen Letizia of Spain today visited the city of Soria where she attended the award ceremony for the 2017 Princess of Girona Foundation ‘Social’ prize. Miriam Reyes Oliva is the winner for this year, in recognition of her work in founding the non-government organisation Visual Apprentice that aims to ensure that “children with autism have the tools to reach their full potential”.  Over the course of the day following the … Continue reading

Queen Silvia Purchases First Mayflower Pin of 2017

  March 30, 2017 at 10:47 am by

Queen Silvia

As patron of the Mayflower Charity Foundation, Queen Silvia of Sweden on Thursday purchased the first of the charity’s fundraising pins for 2017, as she has for many years. This year the launch took place at the Maltesholm School in Hässelby. The Queen, wearing a lovely red suit that matched the 2017 pin, received her pin from this year’s designer, Miranda Nilsson, and Zacharias Arrach. The Mayflower Charity Foundation works “to improve … Continue reading

Philippe and Mathilde Add Their Names To The Fredensborg Windows

  March 30, 2017 at 8:46 am by

Queen Margrethe, Queen Mathilde and King Philippe

The Belgian King and Queen have completed their state visit to Denmark this morning, and before they departed from Amalienborg in Copenhagen, they partook in a unique tradition of the Danish Royal Family. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde became the latest in a long, illustrious line of individuals to sign their names on panes of glass that will be fitted to an existing window frame of Fredensborg Palace. The window … Continue reading

Princess Maria Collects ‘Most Influential Female’ Award on Sister’s Behalf

  March 30, 2017 at 6:57 am by

Princess Maria of Romania

On March 29, Princess Maria of Romania attended a gala dinner hosted by Forbes Romania that celebrated women in the country. The ‘Gala Forbes Women’ is held annually, and the Princess was present this year to accept an award on behalf of her elder sister, Crown Princess Margareta, who has been named ‘Most Influential Female’ in Romania. The Crown Princess also received the same award in 2016. Crown Princess Margareta … Continue reading

Belgian State Visit to Denmark: Day Two

  March 29, 2017 at 7:13 pm by

King Philippe, Queen Mathilde, Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik

The second day of the state visit started today, Wednesday March 29, with separate events for the Royal Couples. In the morning His Majesty King Philippe, accompanied by Crown Prince Frederik, paid a visit to Copenhagen City Hall where they were received by the Lord Mayor, Frank Jensen. The King and the Crown Prince attended a presentation about smart urban solutions and renewable energy and the King also signed the … Continue reading

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