King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Attend King Abdullah II Fund For Development’s Ceremony

  June 3, 2015 at 1:30 pm by

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His Majesty King Abdullah II and Her Majesty Queen Rania attended the King Abdullah II Fund for Development ceremony. The event which is held annually comes under the title “Active Citizens, Creative and Qualified for the Job Market.” During the ceremony, King Abdullah and Queen Rania watched a small film that briefed them on the projects that the fund supports. After the event, Queen Rania toured the sideline exhibition. During … Continue reading

Queen Sofia Inaugurates “Children’s Shelter”

  June 3, 2015 at 12:11 pm by

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Her Majesty Queen Sofia inaugurated the Children’s Shelter which is supervised by the Franciscan Brothers of the White Cross in Albacete, Spain. View image | gettyimages.com During the visit, Queen Sofia unveiled a plaque, held a meeting with the members of the shelter which briefed Her Majesty on their work and visited a workshop.

Prince Felix of Luxembourg Turns 31

  June 3, 2015 at 1:00 am by

Prince Felix of Luxembourg

Born in Luxembourg on June 3, 1984, Prince Félix is the second son of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa. His full name is Félix Léopold Marie Guillaume and he is second in the line of succession. Prince Félix studied in Luxembourg and Switzerland. He attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in Britain but didn’t continue due to a knee injury. Prince Félix went on to study in … Continue reading

The Duchess of Cornwall Attends Royal Academy of Arts Annual Dinner

  June 2, 2015 at 9:29 pm by

The Duchess of Cornwall at the Royal Academy of Arts's Annual Dinner; 02-06-2015

The Duchess of Cornwall tonight attended the annual dinner of the Royal Academy of Arts at Burlington House in London. Among the attendees enjoying a preview of the Academy’s 247th Summer Exhibition alongside the Duchess were Joan Collins and Grayson Perry. View image | gettyimages.com The Duchess wore a white evening gown paired with the diamond Cubitt Shand Tiara and the sash and badge of the Royal Victorian Order. The … Continue reading

Dutch Official Visit to the United States of America, Day 2

  June 2, 2015 at 7:20 pm by

Queen Maxima and King Willem-Alexander in Grand Rapids, Michigan; 02-06-2015

On Tuesday June 2nd, the second day of their official visit, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima went to Grand Rapids, Michigan. At their arrival at the Gerald Ford Airport, the Royal Couple was welcomed by Rick Snyder, the Governor of the State of Michigan, and his wife Sue. At the welcoming ceremony were also present the children of the Dutch-American Christian school. Afterwards they went to the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture … Continue reading

President Mukherjee Says Goodbye to Sweden

  June 2, 2015 at 6:03 pm by

Queen Silvia, President Mukherjee and King Carl Gustaf on the last day of the Indian state visit to Sweden; 02-06-2015

On the final day of his visit to Sweden, President Mukherjee of India spent time at Karolinska Institute and visited Uppsala. The President was first shown around the Nobel Forum at the Institute, where researchers and scientists can work together and discuss ideas. Anders Hamsten, the Vice-Chancellor of the Karolinska Institute, informed President Mukherjee of the current research projects that are being worked on. View image | gettyimages.com Later on, King Carl … Continue reading

King Felipe and Queen Letizia Begin French State Visit

  June 2, 2015 at 5:38 pm by

King Felipe and Queen Letizia on the first day of their state visit to France; 02-06-2015

The King and Queen of Spain have begun their State Visit to France, which was originally meant to be held in March this year but was cancelled due to the Germanwings air disaster. After a ceremonial departure from Barajas Airport in Madrid, King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia arrived in Paris where French President François Hollande officially welcomed them at the Arc de Triomphe. Here, the official party – including the … Continue reading

King Constantine’s 75th Birthday

  June 2, 2015 at 3:00 pm by

King Constantine II of Greece in 2012

King Constantine of Greece today celebrates his 75th birthday. He was born the only son of the future King Paul of Greece and his wife, Frederica of Hanover, in 1940. Due to the Second World War, the young Prince spent his younger years living in Egypt and South Africa before returning to Greece in 1946. He served in the Greek armed forces, and represented his country at the 1960 Rome Olympic … Continue reading

British Royal Ladies At Garden Party For Women’s Institute

  June 2, 2015 at 2:20 pm by

The Duchess of Cornwall with two of the original Calendar Girls at a garden party at Buckingham Palace; 02-06-2015

Today, several of the ladies of the British Royal Family were present at a Buckingham Palace garden party to honour the 100th anniversary of the Women’s Institute (WI). The Duchess of Cornwall hosted the event which was attended by the Countess of Wessex,  the Duchess of Gloucester and Princess Alexandra of Kent. The ladies met with a number of members of the WI, one of the largest women’s volunteer organisation … Continue reading

Belgium’s Queen Attends Queen Elisabeth Music Contest Award Ceremony

  June 2, 2015 at 1:55 pm by

Queen Mathilde attends the award ceremony of the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition; 02-06-2015

Queen Mathilde of the Belgians today presented the prizes for the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition which this year focused on violin players. The award ceremony took place at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Waterloo, with Lim Ji-young from South Korea taking out the International Queen Elisabeth Grand Prize – the Queen Mathilde Prize. For coming in first out of the twelve musicians who made the finals, Ms Lim was awarded 25,000€ and a … Continue reading

Prince Charles on Private Visit to Romania

  June 2, 2015 at 11:23 am by

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The Prince of Wales is currently on a private visit to Romania, where he has launched a new foundation, The Prince of Wales’ Foundation Romania. The aim of the foundation is to “support heritage preservation, agriculture and sustainable development in Romania”, as well as education, and will be based in the village of Viscri, located in Brașov County where the Prince has two 18th century houses. The house will be renovated into a … Continue reading

On This Day: Birth of the First King of Modern Greece

  June 1, 2015 at 9:00 pm by

King Otto of Greece, born a Prince of Bavaria

Today marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the first King of Modern Greece, the Bavarian Prince Otto. His Royal Highness Prince Otto Friedrich Ludwig of Bavaria was born on June 1, 1815 at Mirabell Palace in Salzburg; his parents were the future King of Bavaria, Ludwig I, and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. In 1832, following Greece gaining independence from the Ottoman Empire, the Great Powers (Great Britain, France and Russia) … Continue reading

Second Day of the Indian State Visit to Sweden

  June 1, 2015 at 7:20 pm by

Queen Silvia, President Mukherjee and King Carl Gustaf during the state dinner at the Royal Palace; 01-06-2015

President Mukherjee of India has continued his state visit to Sweden today, meeting members of Parliament and attending a seminar on sustainable urban development. The first stop of day two was to the Parliament, where President Mukherjee had a meeting with the Speaker of Parliament, Urban Ahlin, and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven. The meetings discussed cooperation and relations between the two nations going forward in terms of trade and development. Members of the … Continue reading

Dutch Official Visit to the United States of America, Day 1

  June 1, 2015 at 6:10 pm by

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima at a dinner at the Dutch Ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C.; 31-05-2015

Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima started today, Monday June 1st, a three-day Official Visit to the United States of America. Upon their arrival in the States, the Royal Couple attended on Sunday May 31 in the evening, a reception at the Dutch Ambassador’s residence in Washington held by the Dutch Ambassador Rudolf Bekink. This morning the visit began at the Arlington National Cemetery in Washington. The Royal Couple … Continue reading

Princess Alexandra of Hanover Passes Away

  June 1, 2015 at 2:43 pm by

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Princess Alexandra of Hanover, the widow of Prince Welf Heinrich, passed away today at the age of 77 following a battle with cancer. “Frankfurt’s culture has lost a great woman,” Frankfurt am Main’s Cultural Affairs Minister Felix Semmelroth said on the announcement of her death, as she was a member of the Frankfurt City Council for over three decades. During her time in the council, Princess Alexandra founded the St Catherine’s … Continue reading

Haakon, Mette-Marit and Victoria Attend EAT Stockholm Food Forum

  June 1, 2015 at 11:50 am by

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Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden attended the EAT Stockholm Food Forum with Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, which was being held at the Clarion Sign in Stockholm, earlier today. The EAT Stockholm Food Forum holds a mix of lectures, discussions and talks between scientists, politicians and business representatives. It’s about the connection between food, health and sustainability. This is the second year the forum is being … Continue reading

New Poll: Outfit of the Week, May 25-31

  June 1, 2015 at 2:34 am by

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This week’s best fashion poll is up. Please cast your votes and discuss your choice. To cast your vote, click here or on the below image with is just a few outfits in this weeks poll. Voting closes on June 6. The winner of last week’s poll winner was Queen Maxima with 9 votes.

Indian President Arrives in Stockholm

  May 31, 2015 at 9:07 pm by

King Carl Gustaf and President Mukherjee of India in the courtyard of the Royal Palace; 31-05-2015

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, arrived in Stockholm today to begin his state visit to Sweden. Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel welcomed the President at Arlanda Airport, escorting him to the Royal Mews. The Crown Princess managed to keep a hold of her Philip Treacy hat despite the windy conditions that graced Stockholm this afternoon! View image | gettyimages.com At the Royal Mews, King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia … Continue reading

William and Harry’s Polo Sunday at Audi Polo Challenge

  May 31, 2015 at 5:52 pm by

Prince Harry and Prince William laugh after the Audi Polo Challenge; 31-05-2015

Princes William and Harry today took to the polo field at Coworth Park in Berkshire, participating in the second day of the Audi Polo Challenge. The two brothers played in aid of three of the charities they are patrons of: WellChild, CentrePoint and Child Bereavement UK. During the trophy presentation, Prince William was given a pair of pink gumboots for Princess Charlotte. View image | gettyimages.com After the match, William and Harry spent … Continue reading

Crown Princess Mary Presents Medals at Children’s Relay

  May 30, 2015 at 7:14 pm by

Crown Princess Mary at the Free From Bullying relay in Aarhus; 30-05-2015

Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary was in Aarhus today, where she attended the annual Free From Bullying children’s relay that is held in conjunction with her foundation. The relay took place in the city’s Botanical Gardens and over 700 children aged 3-9 from the region ran or walked the one kilometre long route. Mary was joined by children’s TV host Bubber to start the relay, and was also on hand at … Continue reading

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