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The Duchess of Cambridge Turns 40

  January 9, 2022 at 10:17 am by

Today, Sunday January 9, the Duchess of Cambridge celebrated her 40th birthday. She was born Catherine Elizabeth Middleton at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, on 9 January 1982. Catherine, eldest daughter of Michael and Carole Middleton, has two younger siblings: Philippa (Pippa) and James. In 1984, Catherine moved with her family to Amman in Jordan, where her father worked for two and a half years. Back in West Berkshire in … Continue reading

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Spanish King and Queen Attend Pascua Militar 2022

  January 8, 2022 at 4:55 pm by

On Thursday January 6, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain, together with Her Majesty Queen Letizia, presided over the annual Pascua Militar, a military ceremony held at the Plaza de la Armería at the Royal Palace of Madrid. During the ceremony the King inspected the Royal Guard formation, the national anthem was played and also took place a 21-gun salute. Afterwards the Royal Couple moved to the Throne Room … Continue reading

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Swedish Royals Attend 2021 Nobel Prize Awards

  December 10, 2021 at 7:23 pm by

On Friday December 10, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel attended the 2021 Nobel Prize awards in a ceremony held in the Blue Hall of the Stockholm City Hall. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the winners of this year received the medals and diplomas in their countries of origin over this week. During the event, at the presence of the Nobel Committee, … Continue reading

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Dutch Princess Catharina-Amalia Introduced into the Council of State

  December 8, 2021 at 5:23 pm by

Today, Wednesday December 8, Her Royal Highness Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, the day after turning 18 years old, was officially introduced into the Council of State. At the ceremony, held in the Ballroom of Kneuterdijk Palace, seat of the Council of State, the Princess was accompanied by Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima. Upon the arrival at the Palace, the Dutch Royals were greeted by Thom de Graaf, … Continue reading

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Dutch Princess Catharina-Amalia Turns Eighteen

  December 7, 2021 at 3:16 am by

Today, December 7, Her Royal Highness Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, turns 18. The Princess was born on December 7, 2003 in The Hague and she is the first child of Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima. Last June the Princess graduated cum laude from Christelijk Gymnasium Sorghvliet high school and she is currently on a gap year. Tomorrow, December 8, Princess Catharina-Amalia will be installed to the Council … Continue reading

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Japan’s Princess Aiko Turns 20

  December 5, 2021 at 11:44 am by

On December 1st, Princess Aiko of Japan turned celebrated her 20th birthday. The Princess, only child of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, was born on 1 December 2001 at the Imperial Household Agency Hospital. Today, Sunday December 5, Princess Aiko attended the coming-of-age ceremonies at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. As part of the ceremonies, the Princess in the morning visited the Three Palace Sanctuaries in the Imperial Palace to … Continue reading

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Last Day in Sweden for King Felipe and Queen Letizia

  November 25, 2021 at 4:58 pm by

On Thursday November 25, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia started the second and last day of the state visit to Sweden with a separate program. In the morning the King, along with King Carl Gustaf, attended a business meeting held at the Gran Hôtel at the presence of Swedish and Spanish businessmen. Then King Felipe and King Carl Gustav moved to the Technological Institute KTH in Stockholm to … Continue reading

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Spanish King and Queen Begin State Visit to Sweden

  November 24, 2021 at 6:46 pm by

At the invitation of His Majesty the King of Sweden, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain started today, Wednesday November 23, a two-day state visit to Sweden. The King and Queen were greeted by King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia at Royal Mews where the Royal Couples started a carriage ride to the Royal Palace where took place the official welcoming ceremony. In the courtyard of the … Continue reading

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King Felipe and Queen Letizia Arrive In Sweden Ahead of State Visit

  November 23, 2021 at 4:40 pm by

Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain arrived in Sweden today, Tuesday November 23, ahead of their two-day state visit to the country. In late afternoon the King and the Queen attended a reception held at the Spanish embassy in Sweden where they met with a representative of the Spanish community living in Sweden. King Felipe and Queen Letizia are accompanied by several Ministers. https://twitter.com/CasaReal/status/1463216603345076238?s=20

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Attend 2021 Royal Variety Performance

  November 20, 2021 at 4:56 pm by

On Thursday November 18, in the evening, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the Royal Variety Performance at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Upon the arrival at the venue, the Duke and the Duchess were welcomed by the Vice Lord-Lieutenant Colonel Jane Davis, chairman of the Royal Variety charity Giles Cooper and life-president Laurie Mansfield. The Performance this year was hosted by comedian Alan Carr and among the performers there … Continue reading

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Belgian King and Queen Visit the Province of Flemish Brabant

  November 18, 2021 at 4:51 pm by

On Wednesday November 17, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the Province of Flemish Brabant. The first stop was in the municipality of Tienen where the Royal Couple paid a visit to the Psychiatric Clinic Alexians. The clinic takes care of people with eating disorders, people with a psychological vulnerability and also elderly people. The Royal Couple visited the Food Recovery Department that currently housed … Continue reading

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State Visit from Italy to Spain

  November 18, 2021 at 1:47 pm by

The Italian President Sergio Mattarella, along with his daughter Laura, paid a two-day State Visit to Spain on Tuesday November 16. Upon their arrival in Spain, the President and his daughter were officially welcomed by Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia. The welcoming ceremony took place in the courtyard of the Royal Palace where the King and the President inspected the battalion of the Royal Guard and the national … Continue reading

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Queen Máxima Awards Prince Bernhard Cultural Prize

  November 17, 2021 at 1:52 pm by

Tuesday November 16, Her Majesty Queen Maxima presented the Prince Bernhard Cultural Prize 2021 at a former broadcasting station in Radio Kootwijk, a small town in the municipality of Apeldoorn. This year the award went to IVN Nature Education. IVN Nature Eudcation is a institute for nature education that aims to connect people and nature and want to bring nature closer to people to embrace it and take better care … Continue reading

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British Royals Attend Festival of Remembrance and Remembrance Sunday Service at the Cenotaph

  November 14, 2021 at 7:04 pm by

This weekend, for of the British Royal Family, was marked by the ceremonies of Remembrance Day. On Saturday evening, November 13, the Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall, the Princess Royal and Tim Lawrence, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and Prince and Princess Michael of Kent attended the Festival of Remembrance at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The … Continue reading

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Dutch State Visit to Norway: Last Day – Trondheim

  November 13, 2021 at 6:34 am by

On Thursday November 11, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands spent their last day of the Norwegian state visit in Trondheim accompanied by Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit. The Royal Couple and the Crown Prince Couple paid a visit to Powerhouse Brattørkaia, “Norway’s largest newly built plus house” that produce more clean and renewable energy over their life cycle than what is used for the … Continue reading

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Dutch State Visit to Norway – Day Two

  November 10, 2021 at 5:26 pm by

Today, Wednesday November 10, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima started their second day in Norway by attending a seminar at the Deichman Bjørvika library. King Harald and Queen Sonja were present as well. The seminar, attended by young people from Norway and the Netherlands, was focused on the freedom of expression, combating cyberbullying and the consequences of online hate. Then the Royal Couple was received by Norwegian Prime … Continue reading

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Dutch King and Queen Begin State Visit to Norway

  November 10, 2021 at 2:01 am by

At the invitation of King Harald V, their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima started today, Tuesday November 9, a three-day state visit to Norway. Upon their arrival in Oslo the Royal Couple was officially welcomed by King Harald, Queen Sonja and Crown Princess Mette-Marit with a welcoming ceremony held in the Palace Square outside the Royal Palace. King Willem-Alexander and King Harald inspected a guard of honour. Then, inside … Continue reading

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Dutch King and Queen in Abu Dhabi and Dubai: November 2-3

  November 3, 2021 at 7:28 pm by

On the occasion of the opening of the World Expo 2020 Dubai, Their Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima paid a two-day visit in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Upon their arrival in Abu Dhabi, on Tuesday November 2, the Royal Couple met with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the Al Shati Palace and Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan. On Wednesday November 3, … Continue reading

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Queen Maxima in Italy for the G20 Summit

  November 1, 2021 at 4:47 pm by

From 28 to 31 October, Her Majesty Queen Maxima was in Rome to attend the activities of the G20 summit in her role as Special Advocate of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Inclusive Finance for Development and Honorary President of the Global Partnership for Inclusive Finance “Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion” (GPFI) of the G20. On Friday October 29, the Queen had several bilateral consultations with government representative: … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Mary’s Visit to Burkina Faso: October 27-29

  October 31, 2021 at 9:25 pm by

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, accompanied by the Danish Minister for Development Aid Flemming Møller Mortensen, paid a working visit to the West African country of Burkina Faso from October 27 to 29. On Thursday, the Crown Princess began with a visit to the publicly run health center, the “Center de Santé et Promotion Sociale” (CSPS), a first-level care structure that offers various services such as curative and preventive nursing … Continue reading

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