Belgian Royal Couple Visit Vienna

  October 1, 2018 at 6:05 pm by

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde

Today, Monday October 1st, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians paid a one-day visit to Vienna, Austria, to participate at the official opening of the ”BRUEGEL” exhibition at the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Upon their arrival in Vienna, the Royal Couple was officially welcomed by the Austrian President, Alexander Van der Bellen, and his wife, Doris Schmidauer, at Hofburg Palace, the Presidential Palace, with a welcoming ceremony in … Continue reading

Nicholas de Roumanie Medforth-Mills Marries Alina Binder

  October 1, 2018 at 4:00 am by

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On September 30, Nicholas de Roumanie Medforth-Mills (formerly Prince Nicolae of Romania) married Alina Maria Binder, a Romanian journalist, at Saint Elijah Church in Sinaia. Today’s religious wedding, which is the first wedding of a member of the royal family to marry in Romania since Princess Ileana married Archduke Anton of Austria in 1931, started at 2:30pm and was attended by family and friends of the couple, and was a traditional … Continue reading

Queen Maxima in New York: September 24-26

  September 27, 2018 at 7:42 pm by

Queen Maxima

In her role as special advocate of the United Nations Secretary General for Inclusive Finance for Development, Queen Maxima was in New York from Monday September 24 to Wednesday 26 to attend several meetings and on the occasion of the annual General Assembly of the United Nations. On Tuesday September 25, the Queen attended a breakfast meeting organized by MasterCard in the presence of members of international companies, focusing on the role … Continue reading

First Solo Engagement for the Duchess of Sussex

  September 25, 2018 at 11:00 pm by

The Duchess of Sussex

On September 25, the Duchess of Sussex took part in her first solo engagement at an exhibition showcasing artwork from the Oceania region at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. Various pieces of art from Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia were on display at the exhibition, which was held a month ahead of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s tour to the Fiji Islands and Tonga. The Royal Academy of … Continue reading

Duke of Sussex and Doria Ragland accompany Meghan on first solo project as member of the royal family

  September 21, 2018 at 2:52 am by


On September 20, the Duchess of Sussex and her husband the Duke of Sussex as well as her mother Doria Ragland attended the launch of her new book which consists of recipes created by Grenfell Tower survivors in order to raise money for them and their families. In January, after Meghan paid a private visit to the Hubb Community Kitchen in Kensington where she met survivors of the fire, which … Continue reading

Royal Wedding No. 3! Lady Gabriella Windsor engaged to Tom Kingston

  September 20, 2018 at 2:40 am by


In August 2018, Lady Gabriella Windsor; the daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, became engaged to her boyfriend Tom Kingston, though their engagement was announced with a photograph by Buckingham Palace on September 19. Buckingham Palace stated that “Prince and Princess Michael of Kent are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter Lady Gabriella Windsor to Mr Thomas Kingston. “The engagement took place in August; Mr Kingston … Continue reading

Prinsjesdag 2018

  September 18, 2018 at 4:54 pm by

Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander

The Dutch Royal Family has celebrated today, Tuesday September 18, the official opening of the parliament, Prinsjesdag. King Willem-Alexander was joined by his wife, Queen Máxima, his brother Prince Constantijn and his sister-in-law, Princess Laurentien. The Dutch Royals left Noordeinde Palace at around 13:00 heading to the Knight’s Hall in the Glass Carriage through the streets of The Hague. Dutch Queen Maxima & King Willem-Alexander, Princess Laurentien & Prince Constantijn … Continue reading

Queen Maxima Visits the YETS Foundation

  September 13, 2018 at 5:11 pm by


Today, Thursday September 13, Her Majesty Queen Maxima paid a working visit at the YETS Foundation training center in Schiedam, in the province of South Holland. YETS Foundation received the ”Appeltjes van Oranje” last June, the annual award of the Orange Fund which is given “for initiatives successful with groups of people.” The Foundation, established in 2014 by the basketball player Peter Ottens, aims to “to support vulnerable young people … Continue reading

Queen Maxima at the Opening of the GPFI Workshop

  September 10, 2018 at 2:42 am by


Today, Monday September 10, Her Majesty Queen Maxima, as Special Advocate of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for inclusive financing for development (UNSGSA) and honorary chairman of the GPFI, was present at the opening of the High Level Workshop on the Financial Inclusion of Forcibly Displaced Persons (FDPs) of the Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) of the G20. The workshop, held at the Spanish Court in The Hague, … Continue reading

Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend “100 Days to Peace” gala

  September 6, 2018 at 2:33 am by


On September 6, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who was wearing a blue dress by Jason Wu, attended the music gala 100 Days to Peace in aid of Help for Heroes as well as Combat Stress and Heads Together. The Royal Armouries presented the concert, which also marked the centenary of the end of World War One. The former head of the British army, Lord Dannatt, was also present. … Continue reading

Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend WellChild Awards

  September 4, 2018 at 2:24 am by


On September 4, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the WellChild Awards which took place at the Lancaster Hotel in London, England. WellChild is a British charity that focuses on helping children and young people with serious illnesses leave and live independently from hospital. The Duke of Sussex is patron of the WellChild charity and visited the home of a child who was being supported by the charity. Also … Continue reading

Princess Laurentien At Literacy Week Opening

  September 3, 2018 at 4:46 pm by

Princess Laurentien

Today, Monday September 3, in her role as honorary chairwoman of the Reading and Writing Foundation, Princess Laurentien officially launched this year’s Literacy Week during the morning show “Your Day Is Good” of Jeroen van Inkel at NPO Radio 5. Literacy Week takes place from 3 to 9 September. Across the country nearly 1,000 libraries, municipalities, businesses, hospitals, schools and 70,000 people will be involved in activities that aims to … Continue reading

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

  September 3, 2018 at 11:42 am by

Prince Gabriel, Princess Eleonore and Prince Emmanuel

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

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