Prinsjesdag 2010

  September 28, 2010 at 12:27 am by

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The Dutch Royal Family have today celebrated Prinsjesdag, the traditional opening of parliament. At 13:00, the royal family departed from Noordeinde Palace in the Golden Coach and the Gala State Sedan, headed for the Parliamentary Halls in The Hague. An incident took place during the route to the Ridderzaal, when a 29-year-old man from Winterswijk throw a tealight candle holder at the Golden Coach, hitting one of its windows. Quickly … Continue reading

King Mohammed VI at the Millennium Development Goals Summit In New-york

  September 27, 2010 at 10:59 pm by

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At the United Nations headquarters in New York, King Mohammed VI of Morocco attended the UN Summit Millennium Development Goals, in which the King underlined in an address on Monday before the summit Morocco’s engagement to realize the Millennium Development Goals. In this regard, King Mohammed VI recalled that, “to promote a global partnership based on solidarity Morocco has made human development and the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals … Continue reading

Queen Rania undergoes Medical Procedure in New York

  September 27, 2010 at 10:57 am by

Queen Rania of Jordan

Jordan’s Queen Rania is recovering in a New York hospital Monday after undergoing a medical procedure to correct an irregular heart rhythm. In a statement, the royal court said, “The procedure went very smoothly and Her Majesty is well and in good spirits. She will remain in hospital for two nights while she recuperates.” News agency Petra describes the procedure as “a catheterization through a vein to the heart”, which … Continue reading

Miss Casiraghi adds Public Safety to her roles: Correction

  September 26, 2010 at 9:11 pm by

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Despite a previous report on this blog, it must now be pointed out that Charlotte Casiraghi’s patronage of Monaco’s Public Safety Division is not what can accurately be called a recent appointment. In fact, Ms. Casiraghi gained this distinction as long ago as her eleventh year! On the 23rd of April 1997, she was photographed, in the Salon d’Honneur of Monaco’s Palais Princier, wearing the uniform of the Maritime and … Continue reading

Vote in the August 2010 Picture of the Month Polls!

  September 25, 2010 at 5:38 am by

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Please vote in the August 2010 Picture of the Month Polls! The Official Poll features pictures showing the official side of royalty. This month’s Informal Poll showcases Royal Children. The polls will remain open until 4th of October, 2010.

Mohammed to lead UAE Riders at the World Equestrian Games

  September 25, 2010 at 5:33 am by

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has arrived in the US to participate in the 13th World Equestrian Games at the Kentucky Horse Park that kicks off on September 25. Sheikh Mohammed will be leading the UAE team in the endurance race which consists of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai’s Crown Prince; Sheikh … Continue reading

Queen Sonja visits Refugee Camp in Kenya

  September 25, 2010 at 5:20 am by

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This week Queen Sonja visited the world’s largest refugee camp, the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya, in connection with the TV Campaign “On the run from war”. The Queen is patron of the campaign. Queen Sonja was welcomed by NRC Secretary General Elisabeth Rasmusson and manager Hassan Khair. In the camp Her Majesty met with two families- one family lives in the camp since it was established in 1991, the … Continue reading

The Crown Princely Couple’s Visit to Aust-Agder

  September 25, 2010 at 5:07 am by

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From August 31st to September 2nd Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit payed their country visit to Aust-Agder where they visited the municipalities of Evje and Hornnes, Grimstad, Froland, Arendal, Vegårshei and Gjerstad. Duing their first day in Lillesand, Evje and Hornnes the couple went to see the Setesdal Mineral Park, a clinic and a prison. Laterthe couple visited the University of Agder, Kristiansand Campus. Here they used bikes … Continue reading

Prince Albert opens Da Vinci Exposition and Chairs the Electric Car Summit

  September 24, 2010 at 8:18 am by

The Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo

The Association Dante Alighieri Monaco joined with the Association Monaco-Italie under the grand canopy of the Grimaldi Forum for a historic exposition of Leonardo da Vinci’s Atlantic Code. The exposition of 1200 drawings from Milan’s Biblioteca Ambrosiana, has been held at the Grimaldi Forum from 2-24 September 2010. Of course, we have to thank Prince Albert II for his patronage of this exposition. But there is also a Casiraghi connection. … Continue reading

UAE President back home after receiving Medical Treatment

  September 21, 2010 at 8:35 am by

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The United Arab Emirates’ President, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayan, has returned home safely from Switzerland after recovering abroad after receiving medical treatment for an undisclosed illness, the state news agency WAM said on Friday: “President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayan returned home safely this morning after recovery from illness.” Last month, on August 18th, WAM had reported that the President had “undergone comprehensive medical tests, after which he … Continue reading

Prince Faisal and Princess Sara of Jordan Celebrate Marriage

  September 18, 2010 at 4:13 am by

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Jordan’s Prince Faisal bin al Hussein celebrated his wedding to Princess Sara al Faisal in a dinner banquet held at the Aqaba Royal Palace. The groom’s brother, King Abdullah II, attended the ceremony with his wife Queen Rania, as well as members of the Royal Family, Princess Sara’s parents and family. Prince Faisal, who is 47 years old, was born in Amman as the second son of HM the Late … Continue reading

Queen Rania on Surprise Visit to Three Schools

  September 16, 2010 at 10:24 am by

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Her Majesty Queen Rania paid a surprise visit to three public schools in Amman on the second day of school year. The schools she visited were a Secondary School for girls, an Elementary School for boys and a Primary Co-ed. While visiting the schools, Queen Rania visited different classrooms, talked to children and teachers. During the visit to the schools, Queen Rania was greeted by enthusiastic screams from the students … Continue reading

Miss Casiraghi adds Public Safety to her roles

  September 13, 2010 at 12:12 am by

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This year Charlotte Casiraghi, older daughter of the Hereditary Princess Caroline of Monaco, has gained two significant stripes of national duty this year. The first was in June, when her new role as Honorary President of the Jumping International de Monte-Carlo gained recognition. Now she has been appointed to the role of Godmother of the Public Safety for the Maritime and Airport Police of Monaco. It was on Tuesday, 7 … Continue reading

“A Team” Join Parents for Official Duty

  September 13, 2010 at 12:08 am by

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The Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima were joined by their three daughters – Princesses Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane – for their visit to the 50th edition of the Fruit Corso in Tiel on September 11th. The three young girls, wearing floral summer dresses in pink and blue, sat front row centre for the Corso, which began with the 10th edition of the Children’s Corso featuring approximately 150 children in … Continue reading

July 2010 Picture of the Month Winners

  September 6, 2010 at 9:23 am by

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Announcing the winners of the July 2010 Picture of the Month Polls: July 2010 Official Picture of the Month: First Place: Picture F – Norway & Picture J – The Netherlands Second Place: Picture I – Sweden Third Place: Picture A – Monaco & Picture E – Belgium Sporty Royals (July 2010 Informal Poll): First Place: Picture A – Norway Second Place: Picture D – Sweden Third Place: Picture F … Continue reading

Concert Celebrating Queen Ingrid’s 100th Birthday

  September 2, 2010 at 6:06 am by

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A memorial concert was held on August 30th at the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen, to mark the 100th anniversary of the late Queen Ingrid’s birth. The ‘three Danish sisters’ Queen Margrethe, Princess Benedikte and Queen Anne-Marie of Greece attended, as well as Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Joachim, Princess Marie and Benedikte’s husband, Prince Richard zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg. They were treated to music performed by the Tivoli Symphony Orchestra, … Continue reading

It’s a Lovely Day for a Wedding

  August 30, 2010 at 9:23 am by

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With Greek inspiration, elegance and beauty, Spetses was the stage for the beautiful wedding between Prince Nikolaos and Tatiana Blatnik on August 25th, 2010. After the arrival of family, friends, a group of 16 young and eccentric bridesmaids and many European Royals (who represented the Royal Houses of Spain, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Iran, Bourbon-Two Sicilies and of course, Greece), Tatiana arrived at the Monastery of Agios … Continue reading

So Welcome to Spetses – Relax and Enjoy!

  August 30, 2010 at 9:14 am by

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Under a hot Tuesday evening in Spetses, Prince Nikolaos and Tatiana Blatnik held a cocktail party for their wedding guests, an informal event where most of European royalty was present, the only exceptions were the Royal Houses of Luxembourg, Monaco and Belgium. At this relaxed party, where everybody seemed to have a lot fun, according to a Greek channel, the couple gave the guests a small gift bag and inside … Continue reading

Princess Marie opens Tønder Festival

  August 30, 2010 at 2:16 am by

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Following her patronage of the Tønder Musical Festival last year, Princess Marie was back at the event on August 27th, to open the 2010 edition. In her opening speech, Marie told the crowd, “It’s great to be back!…I look forward to another festival with great music. Have a good festival everybody!” She later walked the festival, mingling with the public and viewing stands and tents. Marie seemed to quite enjoy … Continue reading

King & Queen Mark Karolinska Institutet’s Anniversary

  August 30, 2010 at 1:49 am by

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Last Friday, August 27th, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia attended festivities to mark the 200th anniversary of the Karolinska Institutet, one of Europe’s largest medical universitites, at the Stockholm City Hall. The King and Queen were joined by Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, who were undertaking their second official engagement together since their June 19th wedding. The Karolinska Institutet was founded in 1810 as a medical training … Continue reading

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