BBC America Royal Wedding DVD Giveaway

  May 23, 2011 at 10:24 pm by

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge leave Westminster Abbey following their wedding (from the BBC)

In conjunction with BBC America, The Royal Forums is giving one of our United States readers the opportunity to win a copy of the BBC’s The Royal Wedding – William and Catherine DVD. Featuring over two hours of footage, the DVD showcases the April 29 nuptials of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, from their arrivals to Westminster Abbey to their first kiss as husband and wife on the balcony … Continue reading

THAT Hat Fetches £81,000 at Auction

  May 23, 2011 at 11:26 am by

Princess Beatrice heading to Westminster Abbey for the Duke of Cambridge's wedding, 29-04-2011

The much talked about, largely unliked hat that sat atop Princess Beatrice of York’s head at the April 29 wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has sold at auction for just over £81,000. Described as a “gravity-defying hat”, the Philip Treacy creation was listed on eBay last week, with the auction closing yesterday with a winning bid of exactly £81,100.01. It is unknown who the buyer was, but … Continue reading

Bhutanese King Announces Engagement

  May 22, 2011 at 5:32 am by

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The King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, announced his engagement to Jetsun Pema on Friday, May 20th during a speech which was broadcast live to his nation of just under 700,000 citizens. “As king, it is now time for me to marry,” King Jigme Khesar said in the press release, also announcing the wedding will take place in October this year. He described his fiancée as “a kind hearted … Continue reading

Princess Maxima at Work after her 40th Birthday

  May 20, 2011 at 4:35 pm by

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On May 18, the day after her 40th birthday, Princess Maxima was back at work. Princess Maxima was in IJmuiden to be present at the Money Matters parade. The parade is a traveling interactive exhibition for young and old financial awareness, on how to manage money. The Princess played with a group of children from elementary with a game made to make the children aware about the financial risk. The … Continue reading

Prince Ali visits Palestine

  May 20, 2011 at 2:40 am by

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On May 15th 2011, HRH Prince Ali bin Al Hussein was received by the Palestinian President, Mahmud Abbas in Ramallah. Prince Ali was on a one-day trip who paid a visit to the project of Al-Bireh youth academy. HRH was accompanied with FIFA President Joseph Blatter. Prince Ali made the visit to the project in his capacity of the FIFA Vice-president for Asia and Chairman of the Jordanian and West Asian football associations. Upon his return to Jordan, Prince Ali … Continue reading

“Gratulerer med dagen” – National Day in Norway

  May 17, 2011 at 8:22 am by

Gratulerer med dagen

Gratulerer med dagen, Norge! Happy Birthday, Norway. On May 17th people in Norway celebrate their National day. As every year the Norwegian Royals took part in the celebrations. In the morning the Crown Prince family greeted the Asker municipality children’s parade at Skaugum – the family’s residence. It’s an old tradition that the family of the heir to the throne meets the parade at Skaugum. The Crown Prince and his … Continue reading

New Portraits to Mark Máxima’s 40th Birthday

  May 17, 2011 at 5:26 am by

Princess Máxima of the Netherlands

Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of the Netherlands today celebrates her fortieth birthday. To mark the occassion, the Princess gave an interview and photo session with Dutch newspaper magazine AD. A series of portraits were taken in late April by Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf, at Noordeinde Palace. The collection of portraits features both formal gala and informal images, representing the facets of the Princess’ professional life. The editor of AD, … Continue reading

Princess Lalla Salma Voted Most Elegant Woman at Royal Wedding

  May 16, 2011 at 9:33 pm by

Princess Lalla Salma at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on April 29, 2011 in London

If you watched the recent royal wedding, you might have caught a glimpse of Morocco’s Princess Lalla Salma, wife of King Mohamed VI. Readers of the UK’s celebrity magazine Hello! have voted the Fez-born princess as the most elegant woman at the wedding in London on 29 April. “The North African beauty — dressed in a pale pink and gold caftan, the traditional clothing of her native country — easily … Continue reading

Queen Margrethe Shines in Pink During State Visit

  May 16, 2011 at 12:53 am by

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As a two-day State Visit from South Korea started, Denmark’s Queen Margrethe decided to wear pink and only pink. During the welcome ceremony, Queen Margrethe wore a pink suit matched with a pink hat see here. Later on that night, Queen Margrethe hosted a dinner banquet for the South Korean President and his wife, where she wore a pink evening gown see here. One could say she looked like a … Continue reading

State Visit to Croatia

  May 13, 2011 at 11:39 am by

State Visit to Croatia

Two days after finishing their 2-day State Visit to Slovenia, King Harald and Queen Sonja began their State Visit to Slovenia’s bordering country, Croatia. They were welcomed by Croatia’s President Ivo Josipović and Dr Tatjana Josipović outside the Presidential Palace in Zagreb on May 12th. The visit started with an official reception and the exchanging of gifts at the Palace – called Villa Zagorje. Later the day King Harald met … Continue reading

Former Romanian King Breaks Ties with German Princely House

  May 12, 2011 at 11:15 am by

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King Michael I, the 89-year-old former King of Romania, issued a royal decree on Tuesday May 10th, stating that the Romanian Royal Family would no longer be connected to the House of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, the German Princely House from whom the royal family descends. A press release issued by the royal family stated that the King had decided to break  all “historic and dynastic links” with the Hohenzollerns, and that the … Continue reading

Queen Rania launches Madrasati “My School” IV

  May 12, 2011 at 1:27 am by

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Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan launched on Wednesday the fourth expansion of her initiative, Madrasati. The Queen toured three of the Mafraq region’s schools, where she participated in the students’ and officials’ conversations through the Madrasati forum about developing the education sector in the area. She also joined the participants lunch banquet, which consisted of the traditional Jordanian dish Mansaf. According to Petra News Agency, Her Majesty explained that … Continue reading

Springtime in Monaco

  May 11, 2011 at 9:30 am by

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Last week, on Saturday, 7 May, while her daughter Charlotte launched a new project in Spain, Princess Caroline de Monaco was presiding over a 44-year-old tradition in Monaco. The Place du Casino in Monte-Carlo was bursting with sensational scents and colors as the Princess inaugurated the 44th International Flower Show (Concours Internationl de Bouquets). And the Princess herself appeared in the mood for springtime. She wore a knee-length floral dress, … Continue reading

State Visit to Slovenia

  May 10, 2011 at 2:52 pm by

State Visit to Slovenia

Yesterday the Norwegian King Harald V and his wife Queen Sonja started their 2-day State Visit to Slovenia. The Royal couple was formally welcomed President Türk and Mrs Miklič Türk at Brdo Castle about 30 kilometres outside the capital city of Ljubljana. After the welcoming ceremony a plenary session was held. Later King Harald also met with Slovenia’s President of the National Assembly Dr. Pavel Gantar and Prime Minister Borut … Continue reading

Dutch Royals attended Remembrance and Liberation Day

  May 8, 2011 at 4:51 pm by

Gallery at PPE Agency

On May 04, the Queen along with Prince Willem-Alexander, Princess Maxima and Prime Minister Rutte were present at the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam to take part at the National Remembrance Service. Later they’re moved to the Dam Square to lay a wreaths at the National Monuments. Were present various government officials and Members of Parliament. The same day, Princess Margriet and Prof.Pieter van Vollenhoven were in Rhenen to take part … Continue reading

Charlotte Casiraghi Fuses her Interests

  May 8, 2011 at 9:49 am by

The GCT Life magazine cover

In the years 2005-2008, Charlotte Casiraghi of Monaco was focused on, first, completing her studies at Lycee Fenelon, and then several internships and collaborations in the print media. But by her own admission in one of her interviews last year, there was “something missing.” That something was her passion for the equestrian jumping sport. Since early 2009, she has been increasingly in the saddle and has been cementing her relationships … Continue reading

Märtha Louise Parachuting

  May 6, 2011 at 7:06 am by

Märtha Louise parachuting

Yesterday the Norwegian Princess Märtha Louise went parachuting, which was part of a Sports Association’s campaign. The aim of the campaign is to recruit more disabled people to sport. The Princess did the tandem jump with a tandem instructor from about 3800 meters high. The event and the campaign “along Norway” were organized by the Norwegian Sports Association and Tønsberg parachute club. The goal of the campaign is to recruit … Continue reading

Haya named President of the Dubai Healthcare City Authority

  May 6, 2011 at 5:10 am by

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister has issued a decree establishing a public authority to oversee Dubai Healthcare City (DHC) who named Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein as president of the authority. Princess Haya will oversee the financial and administrative work and will have full legal capacity to achieve its objectives of the Dubai Healthcare City.

Princess Mary’s Semi-Return from Maternity Leave

  May 6, 2011 at 2:02 am by

Crown Princess Mary at the conference

Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary yesterday performed her first public engagement after the christening of her four-month-old twins, Vincent and Josephine. The christening on April 14th was the first time the Crown Princess had been seen publically since leaving the hospital in the middle of January after she gave birth on January 8th. As patron of the Danish Cancer Society, Crown Princess Mary opened the “Turn down the sun between 12 … Continue reading

From the Royal Genealogy threads – April 2011

  May 5, 2011 at 5:53 am by

This monthly blog entry brings you news from the Royal genealogy threads. A big thank you goes out to the contributors of the Genealogy threads. Royal births and pregnancies Prince Pedro and Princess Sofia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke and Duchess of Noto, had their  sixth child and second daughter, Blanca. The Princess joins older brothers Jaime, Juan, Pablo and Pedro, and older sister, Sofia. Comte Rodolphe and Comtesse Marie Christine … Continue reading

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