The Fashion of the Nobel Prize Award 2010

  December 22, 2010 at 8:51 pm by

Queen Silvia at the 2010 Nobel Prize ceremony

Fashion-wise it is one of, if not the, highlights in the calendar of the Swedish Royal Family – the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Stockholm. 10th December 2010 – Nobel Prize Ceremony: Queen Silvia The Queen chose an exclusive emerald green gown with a train, layered skirt and bolero. She added a matching pair of green satin pumps to the dress and the regal appearance was completed by the … Continue reading

The Royal Couple’s Events before Christmas

  December 22, 2010 at 7:13 pm by

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On December 21st, the Norwegian King and Queen visited the Frogn volunteer center. These kind of centers are existing all across Norway. They are contact centers for anyone who wants to participate in volunteer activities. The Royal Couple were having guided tours through the house. King Harald was meeting with a group of women who were knitting and weaving, as well as storytellers, babysitters and others. Queen Sonja met artists … Continue reading

Late King Fahad’s Son Marries

  December 22, 2010 at 3:24 pm by

Prince Abdul-Aziz

HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Fahd Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabi, State Minister, Cabinet Member and Chief of the Premiership Diwan married on Tuesday December 21, 2010 in the Saudi capital Riyadh. Prince Abdulaaziz married Princess Mashael, who is the daughter of Prince Faisal bin Meshal bin Abdulaziz. HRH Prince Abdulaziz was the late King Fahad’s youngest and favorite son, he is currently 37 years old. … Continue reading

Christmas Greetings from Abroad

  December 22, 2010 at 11:54 am by

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The Crown Prince family started their 3 month journey abroad at the end of November. Today, the first pictures of the trip have been released by the Royal Court. In India, they met a team from the BBC. They sent the Christmas greetings of the Crown Prince and his family with a film and photos. You can find pictures of the family here and here. The family started the trip … Continue reading

Engagement of Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall Announced

  December 21, 2010 at 8:28 am by

Coat of Arms of Zara Phillips

Around one hour ago, on December 21st, the British Royal Court announced the engagement of Miss Zara Phillips, the daughter of HRH the Princess Royal, to Mr Mike Tindall. The announcement, posted on the British Monarchy’s Facebook page and their official website, read: “Announcement of the engagement of Zara Phillips to Mr Mike Tindall, 21 December 2010 The Princess Royal and Captain Mark Phillips are pleased to announce the engagement … Continue reading

Sheikh Mohammed invites Bosnian Minister of Defense to IDEX Exhibition

  December 21, 2010 at 6:12 am by

United Arab Emirates Coat of Arms

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, sent an invitation to the Minister of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Selmo Hicotic, to visit the 2011 International Defense Exhibition (IDEX) which will be inaugurated next year and run between the 20th and 21st of February. The message was delivered by Abdul Aziz Bin Nasser Al-Shamsi, the UAE Ambassador to the Italian Republic, during … Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth Hosts Annual Pre-Christmas Lunch for Family

  December 20, 2010 at 5:46 pm by

British Coat of Arms

The annual Christmas lunch hosted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace for the extended family has taken place. The lunch was a private family affair, but photographers managed to be in the right place at the right to time to snap photos. Gatherings of the whole royal family don’t happen that often and, when they do, it’s usually for some grand occasion like a marriage or major holiday. More than … Continue reading

Swedish Royal Events before Christmas

  December 20, 2010 at 5:34 pm by

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As a family; King Carl Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel and Princess Madeleine attended the Swedish Royal Academy’s annual meeting on the 20th of December. The Swedish Academy is an independentcultural institution, founded in 1786 by King Gustav III in order to advance the Swedish language and Swedish Literature. The Academy has also awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature since 1901. King Carl-Gustav & Queen Silvia: 10th … Continue reading

Dutch Royal Family attended “Prince Claus Award” 2010

  December 20, 2010 at 3:30 pm by

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On Friday 17 December, Her Majesty the Queen and Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Orange, Princess Máxima, Prince Friso, Princess Mabel, Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien attended the presentation of the Prince Claus Award to the Algerian publisher Barzakh Editionsat at the Royal Palace. The prize is awarded by Prince Friso, who along with Prince Constantijn is honorary chair of the Prince Claus Fund. The theme of the Prince … Continue reading

Dutch Photo Session at Villa La Angostura

  December 20, 2010 at 2:44 pm by

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On December 18, the Prince of Orange, Princess Maxima and their three little girls Amalia, Alexia and Ariane, left Holland for a trip to Argentina. They will spend the Christmas holiday in Argentina with the family of Princess Maxima. On Sunday morning, the family gave a photoshoot to the media. The family posed in the beautiful garden of ‘Residencia El Messidor’, the house of the governor of the province of … Continue reading

Kate Middleton – A High Street Princess

  December 19, 2010 at 8:05 am by

Engagement of William & Catherine

Kate Middleton has faced intense scrutiny in her fashion choices since the announcement of her engagement last month to Prince William. She has become a fashion darling in the nation’s press with her own care-free and easy style. Kate’s love of high street fashion is setting her apart from many others in the limelight and making her an instant hit amongst the British people, especially at this difficult economic time. … Continue reading

United Family of Monaco Evokes the Christmas Spirit

  December 19, 2010 at 7:54 am by

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It must have been a bit nippy in Monaco on Wednesday, 15 December. Imagine it! In the middle of December, the ladies of the Principality had to wear long sleeves! Princess Caroline wore a beautiful green wool jacket by her favorite designer (do we really need to name him?). She pinned a Christmas tree brooch on the jacket. Princess Stephanie opted for a black peacoat, the exact color of her … Continue reading

Football Match on the Beach: Princess Stephanie Plays and Fights Against AIDS

  December 19, 2010 at 7:48 am by

Princess Stephanie and Zinedine Zidane

At first, we could say that they don’t share any interests. However, this past Saturday December 11th, Princess Stephanie of Monaco, former French football player Zinedine Zidane and Colombian singer Soraya joined forces to fight AIDS in a benefit football match on the beach to raise funds for Fight AIDS Monaco, the benefit organization that the younger daughter of Grace Kelly presides over, and the “Une sourire, un espoir pour … Continue reading

Sweden’s Princess Christina Reveals Cancer Battle

  December 19, 2010 at 7:27 am by

Princess Christina of Sweden, Mrs Magnuson

In today’s editon of Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, Princess Christina – an elder sister of King Carl XVI Gustaf – revealed that she has been fighting breast cancer since the Northern summer. “I have had surgery three times, and have undergone both chemotherapy and radiation therapy,” Princess Christina told the newspaper. The surgeries and treatments were undertaken at the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm over the summer and autumn. “I am … Continue reading

Qatar Celebrated National Day with a Parade

  December 18, 2010 at 4:03 pm by

Qatari soldiers march during the Qatari National Day celebrations on December 18, 2010

HH the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, attended the national parade on Saturday morning which marked the occasion of the country’s national day, December 18. The parade was held on the Doha Corniche, where military and historic displays were showcased for about an hour. At the end of the parade, the Emir drove by the cheering crowd waving. Attending alongside the Emir was HH Sheikh Tamim … Continue reading

Queen Rania Tours the Gulf for Madrasiti Palestine

  December 18, 2010 at 3:20 pm by

Queen Rania at the charity dinner in Bahrain

As part of her efforts to support the “Madrasati Palestine” initiative, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan paid two short visits to Bahrain and Kuwait. The Queen started her tour in Bahrain, where she attended the charity dinner of Madrasati Palestine Women’s Network at the Bahrain National Museum. The ceremony was held in the presence of the Bahraini Crown Prince, Sheikh Salman Al Khalifa, and was organized by the Arab … Continue reading

Bahraini King’s Brother Passes Away

  December 17, 2010 at 3:32 pm by

Bahraini Coat of Arms

Sheikh Rashid Bin Isa Al Khalifa, the brother of Bahrain’s King Hamad, died on Friday in Germany, said the Royal Court today. Sheikh Rashid was the King’s third brother and the chairman of the equestrian and horse racing club, he had no political position in the Kingdom. A seven-day mourning period was announced, in which all flags will be flown at half-mast. The deceased will be buried in Riffa, south … Continue reading

Crown Princess Mathilde attends International Forum in Egypt

  December 16, 2010 at 1:10 pm by

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From 10 to 12 December, Princess Mathilde participated in an international forum with the theme “End Trafficking Now” in Luxor, Egypt. The Forum brought together more than 500 representatives from governments, United Nations entities, non-governmental and international organisations, the business community and civil society. It was conducted in coordination with the Suzanne Mubarak Women’s International Peace Movement (SMWIPM) and the UN Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT). During the … Continue reading

Crown Princess Maxima at MS Research Foundation Anniversary

  December 15, 2010 at 4:55 pm by

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In the evening of December 14, Princess Maxima was present at the start of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the MS Research Foundation in Castellum Theater in Alphen aan de Rijn. The Princess presented, along with children with nerve disease multiple sclerosis (MS), the Fellowship to Dr.J. van Horssen. This biennial award is presented to a talent for research into MS. Next to a sculpture, the researcher receives … Continue reading

The Nobel Prize 2010

  December 15, 2010 at 4:02 pm by

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As per tradition, the Swedish Royal Family – minus Princess Madeleine – were present at the ceremony for the Nobel Prizes in Literature, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Economic Sciences and Chemistry with King Carl Gustav presenting the awards. Earlier in the day in Norway, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Liu Xiabo for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China. He was not present to … Continue reading

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