Modest Jubilee Celebrations In Thailand As King Bhumibol’s Health Declines Further

  May 16, 2016 at 4:37 am by

King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand

King Bhumibol of Thailand is the world longest reigning monarch. On June 9th he will celebrate 70 years on Thailands throne. While his 60th jubilee was celebrated with great pump, this time the celebrations will be more low-key. On the day itself there will be a religious service in the temple of the green Buddha of the royal palace, attended by 770 monks. The health of the 88 year old … Continue reading

Imperial Visit Continues in Florence!

  May 15, 2016 at 3:55 pm by

The Prince and Princess in Florence

Their Imperial Highnesses, Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko of Japan continued their official visit to Italy yesterday when they visited the city of Florence. Famed for its exquisite architecture, museums and art galleries, it is thought to be the birthplace of the Renaissance. Florence is also renowned as place for the restoration of ancient and rare art and artefacts – in Italy itself and from around the world. And so … Continue reading

Royal Thanks for Bhutan’s Medical Fraternity

  May 15, 2016 at 3:18 pm by

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Today, 15th May, His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Her Majesty Queen Jetson Pema of Bhutan invited the medical team who assisted in the birth of their son to tea at the Lingkana Palace and to thanks them and their colleagues throughout the country for their “tireless, unending and excellent services to the country”. It is 100 days since the birth of HRH Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, Druk … Continue reading

Countess Alexandra Speaks About Second Divorce … And So Does Her Ex-Husband

  May 15, 2016 at 2:56 pm by

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Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg, ex-wife of Prince Joachim of Denmark, spoke about her second divorce to the Danish press. The countess announced her divorce from Martin Jørgensen -14 years her junior- in september 2015. The couple was married since 2007. In an interview to the tabloid Belingske Tidende Alexandra revealed that she no longer speaks to Martin, and neither do her sons. Although she thought the divorce was hard for … Continue reading

Who Was Watching Eurovision While Queen Mathilde Listened To Piano Music?

  May 15, 2016 at 1:59 pm by

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Yesterday evening Queen Mathilde of the Belgians attended the final semi-finals for the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition. Earlier this week she already attended the other semi-finals. On one occassion she too her youngest daughter Eleonore along, while on Thursday it was the turn of her youngest son Emmanuel. The Queen wore a dark dress with pink flowers. While the Queen listened to classical music, somebody in the palace was getting … Continue reading

Princess Kiko Delights at the Library!

  May 14, 2016 at 3:02 pm by

Princess Kiko during her visit to Italy

During yesterday’s busy but clearly enjoyable visit to Bologna, Her Imperial Highness Princess Kiko made a solo visit to the Library of Sala Borsa (Biblioteca Salaborsa) at the Palazzo d’Accursio. Wearing a beautiful, floral patterned suit in tones of cream and beige with matching accessories, the elegant princess appeared delighted to meet with a group of avid book readers inside…whilst outside an excited group of well-wishers had the greatest luck … Continue reading

Music and Culture in Italy for the Imperial Visitors!

  May 14, 2016 at 1:12 pm by

Prince and Princess Akishino in Italy

Yesterday, Their Imperial Highnesses, Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko of Japan continued their visit to Italy in connection with the 150th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Italy with a round of cultural engagements when they visited the city of Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. The visit started at the International Museum and Library of Music at Palazzo Sanguinity, where the Prince and Princess were greeted by the … Continue reading

Stavanger Newspaper Calls For End Norwegian Monarchy

  May 14, 2016 at 12:42 pm by

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The Norwegian newspaper ‘Stavanger Aftenblad’ said in Friday’s editorial that it is time for a constitutional evolution in Norway. An evolution from a monarchy to a republic. They claim that incidents concerning the monarchy are usually swept under the rug, because the Norwegians like ‘such a cosy little family’. The newspaper has nothing against the royals themselves but they think that the principle is outdated. Furthermore they claim that younger … Continue reading

Danes Celebrate Royal Danish Yacht Club’s 150th Anniversary

  May 14, 2016 at 9:54 am by

The Danish Royals attend the Royal Danish Yacht Club's 150th anniversary

Queen Margrethe was joined last night by Prince Henrik, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary for a gala dinner celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Royal Danish Yacht Club. Queen Margrethe, Prince Henrik and the Crown Prince Couple attended the Royal Danish Yacht Club's 150th anniversar. pic.twitter.com/Gzl2pRE1dP — Scandinavian Royals. (@crownprincely) May 14, 2016 Sailing across the harbour to the Copenhagen Opera House from Amalienborg on the royal barge, … Continue reading

Thai Princess Visits China

  May 14, 2016 at 4:50 am by

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HRH Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol of Thailand paid a visit to China yesterday where she met the Chinese Vice President, Li Yuanchao, in Beijing. The purpose of the visit was to promote and advance bilateral ties between the two countries.  Chinese News Agency, Xinhua, reported that Vice President Li appreciates the role that the Royal Family of Thailand has in promoting relations between Thailand and China. Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol is the … Continue reading

Wild Boar Hunting To Keep The Spanish Royals Safe

  May 14, 2016 at 3:45 am by

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The Patrimonio Nacional, caretaker of the Spanish royal palaces, has announced that 2400 wild boars on the Zarzuela estate need to be removed to assure the safety of the royal family and their visitors. The boars may form a danger as they may carry infections or they may cause traffic accidents on the estate. The Patrimonio asks companies to come with ideas how to remove the boars within two years … Continue reading

Visit Princess Chantal’s Exposition in the Provence

  May 14, 2016 at 2:57 am by

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Princess Chantal of France, sister of the count of Paris -pretender to the French throne- will show her paintings at the lovely Hotel de Manville in Baux de Provence, close to Avignon. The exposition will be opened on May the 29th and will last until the 12th of June. The princess spends much of her time at her house in the Provence where she has painted her works. he paintings … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde Presents “Queen Mathilde Prize” 2016

  May 13, 2016 at 1:05 pm by

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Yesterday, Thursday May 12, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde awarded the “Queen Mathilde Prize” 2016 in a ceremony held at the royal Palace in Brussels.The theme of this year was: “Each One, Teach One”, dedicated about the importance of tutoring young people who has issues in the school homeworks. The winner of this year’s award was the “Ecole de Devoirs ASSISA” from Liege. This school is active in the disadvantage neighborhood … Continue reading

Father and Son Together At Innovation Day

  May 13, 2016 at 12:53 pm by

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King Juan Carlos joined his son King Felipe VI of Spain to visit the “Day of Innovation”, organised by the COTEC foundation. The present king is honorary president of the organisation while his father was the founding president. In his speech King Felipe VI stressed the importance of innovation for the succes of a nation. The king also made a comparion to Spain’s successes in sport: “If we succeed in … Continue reading

Funeral of Fürst Albrecht of Castell-Castell

  May 13, 2016 at 10:18 am by

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Hundreds of mourners gathered this morning is Castell, Bavaria, to pay their last respects to Fürst Albrecht of Castell-Castell. The Prince died in Castell on Monday night at the age of 90. Over 1000 people were invited by the family to attend the funeral service. The local Johanneskirche only had place for 650 people. The other guests gathered in a tent in the courtyard of Schloss Castell, which was connected … Continue reading

Flashback Friday: An Engagement in Belgium

  May 13, 2016 at 10:00 am by

Prince Lorenz and Princess Astrid on their engagement day in 1984

May 13, 1984: Princess Astrid of Belgium and Archduke Lorenz of Austria-Este announced their engagement, before posing for the press in the gardens of Chateau Belvédère, Brussels. The couple were married that September and have five children: Amedeo, Maria Laura, Joachim, Luisa Maria and Laetitia Maria.

Farewell Orlando, See You All in Toronto! Prince Harry Closes Invictus Games

  May 13, 2016 at 7:19 am by

Prince Harry at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Invictus Games

The 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando came to a conclusion last night, with a celebratory closing ceremony that praised the efforts of the wounded servicemen and women who competed over the past several days. Prince Harry began the ceremony presenting Invictus Foundation Medallions to all 485 athletes, before a music performance by Flo Rida, Rachel Platten, Rascal Flatts and a military band. The Prince then returned to the stage to deliver the closing speech, … Continue reading

Music and Elegance at the Elisabeta Palace

  May 13, 2016 at 7:19 am by

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Last night, HRH Margareta, Custodian of the Crown hosted a musical event at the Elisabeta Palace in honour of her Foundation.  Attendees included a variety of people associated with the Foundation itself and supporters from Romania’s music and cultural arenas including Romanian tenors, Vasile Moldoveanu and Teodor Ilincăi. Members of the annual scholarship programme called “Young Talents” provided a variety of classical music pieces and, afterwards, guests enjoyed drinks and … Continue reading

Lady In Red – Princess Maria of Romania at Awards Ceremony

  May 13, 2016 at 6:21 am by

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In between attending celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of the establishment of the Romanian Royal House earlier this week, Princess Maria handed out an award at the UNITER Awards Gala at the Queen Maria Theatre in Oradea. UNITER – the Theatre Union Of Romania – is an association for theatre employees and was created in 1990 following Romanian revolution in 1989. The Romanian Royal Family have for many years encouraged … Continue reading

New Photos of Sweden’s Littlest Prince To Mark His Father’s Birthday

  May 13, 2016 at 6:13 am by

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A series of new photos of Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia and their weeks-old son Prince Alexander have been released today by the Swedish Royal Court to mark Carl Philip’s 37th birthday. The photos – taken by Erika Gerdemark – show the family of three inside their home, the little Prince asleep throughout as he is held by both his mother and father. An outdoor shot also made the cut, this one … Continue reading

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