Queen Mathilde’s Working Visit to Ghana – Day Two

  February 8, 2018 at 8:23 pm by

Queen Mathilde in Ghana

Queen Mathilde started the second day of her working visit in Ghana today, Thursday February 8, by paying a visit to the Teshie Presby High School along with the Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo. This school, thanks to the help of the Belgian community living in Ghana, provides their students an E-learning laboratory with 150 desktop computers. Teshie Presby High school: session live dans #Televic e-lab #SDGs #GlobalGoals #éducation #innovation @Unicorne_Siona … Continue reading

Dutch Working Visit to China – Last Day

  February 8, 2018 at 12:06 pm by

Queen Maxima

Today, Thursday February 8, Dutch Queen Máxima completed the working visit to China on her own while King Willem-Alexander was on his way to PyeongChang, South Korea, where tomorrow he will attend the opening of the Winter Olympics as an honorary member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The Queen started her last day in China with a roundatable at the Dutch Embassy focused on Green Finance. Topics discussed were … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde’s Working Visit to Ghana Begins

  February 8, 2018 at 9:52 am by

Queen Mathilde

As an Advocate for the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, yesterday Wednesday February 7, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of The Belgians started a three-day working visit to Ghana along with Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium and Minister of Development Cooperation. Upon her arrival at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, the capital of Ghana, the Queen was welcomed by the country’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mohammed Tijani … Continue reading

Dutch Working Visit to China Begins

  February 7, 2018 at 5:07 pm by

Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander in China

At the invitation of the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Maxima of The Netherlands started today, Wednesday February 7, a two-day working visit to China along with Halbe Zijlstra, Minister of Foreign Affairs. Upon their arrival at the Beijing Capital International Airport, the Royal Couple was welcomed by the Chinese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. Later the King and the Queen were received by … Continue reading

Princess Benedikte Opens “Reisen Hamburg” Fair

  February 7, 2018 at 3:06 pm by

Princess Benedikte

The “Reisen Hamburg” trade fair had a royal visitor on Wednesday, its opening day, as Princess Benedikte of Denmark dropped in to open the fair. Wearing a navy blue checked jacket (with matching hat!), the Princess toured the fair, which this year has over 850 exhibitors presenting their travel experiences for destinations across Germany and the globe. Princess Benedikte opened the fair because Denmark is the fair’s partner country for … Continue reading

32m Underground: Charles and Camilla Open New London Power Tunnels

  February 7, 2018 at 2:50 pm by

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were charged with officially opening the London Power Tunnels project of the National Grid UK on Wednesday, at the Highbury sub-station in London. Ahead of the opening – where Charles and Camilla pushed the large red button with Snap’s I’ve Got The Power playing in the background – the Prince donned a fluro orange hi-vis jacket and hard hat, and headed 32km underground … Continue reading

Princess Madeleine To Give Birth In Sweden

  February 7, 2018 at 10:34 am by

Princess Madeleine

The Swedish Royal Court issued a statement this morning announcing that Princess Madeleine will give birth to her third child in Sweden. In preparation for the expected March birth, the Princess and her family – husband Christopher O’Neill and their two children, Princess Leonore and Prince Nicolas – will arrived mid-February in Stockholm. The Court confirmed that “all hospital care costs associated with the birth of their third child will be … Continue reading

Prince Hamzah and Princess Basma Welcome Fourth Daughter Together

  February 7, 2018 at 10:18 am by

Prince Hamzah and Princess Basma on their wedding day

On Wednesday February 7th, Jordan’s Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein and his second wife Princess Basma welcomed their fourth child together, a daughter named Nafisa. “God have mercy on you, my dear father, and thank God who gave me today my daughter Nafisa,” the new father posted on his Twitter account this morning. The baby was born on the anniversary of her paternal grandfather, King Hussein’s, death. Queen Noor also posted … Continue reading

Felipe and Letizia Present Gold Medals of Merit For The Fine Arts

  February 6, 2018 at 2:33 pm by

King Felipe and Queen Letizia

The King and Queen of Spain were in Malaga on Tuesday, where they presented the 2016 Gold Medals of Merit for The Fine Arts during a ceremony at the Centre Pompidou de Málaga. The medals, awarded on the recommendation of the Minister of Education, Sports, and Culture, are designed to honour individuals and groups who have “excelled int he field of artistic creation” or “promoting the teaching, development and dissemination of … Continue reading

Japan’s Princess Mako Postpones Wedding Until “At Least 2020”

  February 6, 2018 at 10:00 am by

Princess Mako and her fiance

The Imperial Household Agency issued a statement on Tuesday announcing that the wedding of Princess Mako of Akishino and Kei Komuro has been postponed “until at least 2020”. “Lack of preparation” was cited by an IHA spokesperson, Takaharu Kaji, as the reason for the postponement – Princess Mako and Mr Komuro had been scheduled to become formally engaged on March 4th, with their wedding ceremony to take place in November. A statement … Continue reading

Queen Jetsun Pema Inaugurates National Veterinary Hospital

  February 5, 2018 at 4:32 pm by

Queen Jetsun Pema

The Queen of Bhutan inaugurated the new National Veterinary Hospital in Motithang on Monday. Joined by Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay and Jaideep Sarkar, the Indian Ambassador to Bhutan, Queen Jetsun Pema was shown around the new three-storey facility, which will be able to better serve the increased needs of the animal population. The Indian Ambassador was apresent as the inauguration was part of fiftieth anniversary of bilateral relations between India and Bhutan. … Continue reading

Swedish Royal Family Celebrates 200th Anniversary Of Their Dynasty

  February 5, 2018 at 4:01 pm by

King Carl XVI Gustaf

February 5th, 2018 marked the 200th anniversary of Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte took the Swedish throne as Carl XIV Johan (and the Norwegian throne as Carl III Johan). A seminar was held at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, called ‘The Bernadotte Dynasty: 200 Years on the Swedish Throne’, that was attended by 300 guests, including King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel. Other members of the Bernadotte … Continue reading

Queen Máxima Opens the Virtual Oncode Institute

  February 5, 2018 at 12:48 pm by

Queen Maxima

This morning, Monday February 5, Queen Máxima of The Netherlands was present at the launch of the Virtual Oncode Institute, a new virtual research center for cancer. The event took place at the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam in the presence of funders, partners, researchers and guests. The Virtual Oncode Institute is an independent institute that unites The Netherlands’ most outstanding scientists specialized in the field of fundamental oncological research. Almost 600 … Continue reading

The Crown Princess of Denmark At 46: Her Best Chapeaus

  February 5, 2018 at 8:00 am by

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

The future Queen of Denmark celebrates her forty-sixth birthday today, February 5th, and in honour, we have compiled a list of what we feel are the best five hats Mary has in her vast millinery wardrobe. Share your thoughts in the comments! 5. Coming from the collection of one of Mary’s favourite milliners, Susanne Juul, this black hat featuring a straw brim and tall wool crown with two decorative feathers has been … Continue reading

Crown Princess Mary Presents Cancer Society Honour Awards

  February 4, 2018 at 2:12 pm by

Crown Princess Mary

As patron of the Danish Cancer Society, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark presented their Honour Awards on Sunday during a ceremony at Copenhagen’s Royal Danish Playhouse. The award is granted to an individual or group who have “made special efforts in the field of cancer”, for which the recipient is awarded 50,000DKK. This year’s winners were Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen and the Chairman of the Danish Regions, Bent Hansen, … Continue reading

Princess Eugenie, Jack Brooksbank To Wed On October 12

  February 2, 2018 at 11:45 am by

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank

On Friday, the Duke of York announced the date that his younger daughter, Princess Eugenie, will marry her fiancee, Mr Jack Brooksbank: the couple will marry on October 12th. The Princess and Mr Brooksbank, who announced their engagement on January 22nd, will marry at St George’s Chapel, Windsor in the year’s second royal wedding at the location. The marriage of Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie to Mr Jack Brooksbank will … Continue reading

Flashback Friday: Diana in New York

  February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am by

The Princess of Wales in New York, 1989

February 2, 1989: The Princess of Wales visits the Urban Family Centre on the Lower East Side during her three-day visit to New York City.

Even Real Princesses Love Their Disney Counterparts! Gabriella Dons Frozen Skis For Lessons

  February 2, 2018 at 2:48 am by

Princess Gabriella of Monaco

Monaco’s young Princess Gabriella is learning how to ski, a video posted by her mother, Princess Charlene, on Instagram Thursday shows. And we learnt that Disney Princesses are not only popular with normal little girls, but real-life Princesses as well! Gabriella was seen in photos holding her skis, which feature Elsa and Anna from the Disney hit Frozen. The three-year-old is heard giggling as an instructor guides her down a small … Continue reading

Harry and Meghan Present The Endeavour Fund Awards

  February 1, 2018 at 8:58 pm by

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

The Endeavour Fund Awards honouring wounded servicemen and women who have achieved sporting and adventure successes were presented on Thursday evening at the Goldsmiths’ Hall in London, with Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle in attendance. Harry and Meghan, following a reception with the nominees, each took to the stage during the ceremony to present an award. Meghan, who said she was “privileged” to be at the event, presented the Celebrating Excellence … Continue reading

Catherine Stuns In Alexander McQueen During Dinner In Norway

  February 1, 2018 at 8:49 pm by

The Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge led the fashion stakes on Thursday evening during a black-tie dinner hosted at the Royal Palace of Olso by King Harald V of Norway in honour of the Cambridges’ official visit to the Scandinavian nation. ‘Grecian goddess’ was the term most frequently used by the media to describe Catherine’s appearance in a cream chiffon Alexander McQueen evening gown with a cape overlay and diamanté embellishment around … Continue reading

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