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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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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde Receive Belgian Athletes

  October 31, 2021 at 9:11 pm by

On Friday October 29, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde received several Belgian athletes who have achieved a top performance between 2020 and 2021. The reception took place the Castle of Laeken where the Royal Couple greeted all the athletes of the Olympic and Paralympic Teams that competed at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo and athletes who won a medal at a European Championship or World Cup. The Belgian Olympic … Continue reading

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Princess Elisabeth of Belgium Turns 20

  October 25, 2021 at 7:01 am by

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, celebrates her 20th birthday today. Princess Elisabeth, born on October 25, 2001 in Anderlecht, is the first child of Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde. The Princess is currently studying History & Politics at Lincoln College of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. In May 2020 Princess Elisabeth obtained her International Baccalaureate at the UWC Atlantic College in the Vale … Continue reading

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Spanish Royals Present the Award to the Exemplary Town of Asturias 2021

  October 24, 2021 at 2:37 pm by

Saturday October 23, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia, along with the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia, paid a visit to Santa María del Puerto (Somiedo). The town won this years award of Exemplary Town of Asturias for “embodying the model of mountain town that has known how to adapt to the new times.” Upon their arrival they were received by local autorities and greeted the people who … Continue reading

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The Princess of Asturias Award 2021

  October 22, 2021 at 4:58 pm by

Today, Friday October 22, at around noon, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia, along with the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia, attended several audiences at the Hotel de la Reconquista in Oviedo, ahead of the ceremony of the Princess of Asturias Awards. The King, the Queen and the Princesses met with the winners of the 2021 Asturias Medals, the winners of the “End of Degree 2019/2020” awards from … Continue reading

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Spanish Royals Attend Princess of Asturias Awards Concert

  October 22, 2021 at 12:51 am by

Thursday October 21, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia, accompanied by the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia, attended the annual concert held at the Prince Felipe Auditorium on the eve of the Princess of Asturias Awards. At the concert, after the National Anthem, the Principality of Asturias Symphony Orchestra (OSPA) performed “Fantasia para un gentilhombre” and “Concierto de Aranjuez” under the direction of Josep Vicent. At the end … Continue reading

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Last Day in Italy for Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel

  October 20, 2021 at 3:55 pm by

Today, Wednesday October 20, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel spent their third and last day in Italy by visiting Turin. Accompanied by Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs Anna Hallberg and the Swedish delegations, the Royal Couple paid a visit to the Stellantis headquarter in Mirafiori, a Turin’s neighborhood. Stellantis a multinational automotive manufacturing corporation that aims “to provide freedom of movement for all through distinctive, appealing, affordable … Continue reading

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Last Day in Rome for Victoria & Daniel

  October 20, 2021 at 3:47 am by

Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel started today, Tuesday October 19, their second day in Italy, and last in Rome, by visiting the headquarter of Open Fiber accompanied by Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs Anna Hallberg . Open Fiber is an Italian telecommunications company that “deals with the construction, management and maintenance of the fiber optic network”. The Royal Couple also visited the Service Operation Center (SOC), the … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel in Italy, Day One: Rome

  October 18, 2021 at 4:18 pm by

Today, Monday October 18, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel, along with Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs Anna Hallberg and a large Swedish business delegation, started in Rome a three-day working visit to Italy. The visit began at the Control Room of the Smart Road Anas on the highway A91 “Rome – Fiumicino Airport. ANAS is the Italian government-owned company deputed to the construction and maintenance of Italian … Continue reading

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Attend Earthshot Prize Awards 2021

  October 18, 2021 at 1:42 am by

Yesterdag afternoon, Sunday October 17, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were present at the first ever Earthshot Prize Awards 2021 ceremony at Alexandra Palace in London on Sunday. The Earthshot Prize is a global prize for the environment and it was launched and organized by The Royal Foundation and Prince William. The prize “aims to turn the current pessimism surrounding environmental issues into optimism that we can rise to … Continue reading

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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde Open the “Europalia” Cultural Festival

  October 14, 2021 at 5:37 pm by

Today, Thursday October 14, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde were present at the official opening of the 28th edition of the cultural festival “Europalia” at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts in Brussels. Europalia is an international arts festival held every two years that “aims to promote intercultural and intergenerational exchanges as well as research, reflection and creation”. This year’s festival is called: “Europalia Trains & Tracks” and … Continue reading

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Belgian King and Queen Visit the Belgian Province of Luxembourg

  October 8, 2021 at 11:35 am by

Today, Friday October 8, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the Belgian Province of Luxembourg. The first stop was in the municipality of Vielsalm where, after being welcomed by Olivier Schmitz, Governor of the Belgian province of Luxembourg and Elie Deblire, Mayor of the municipality, the Royal Couple visited the “La “S” Grand Atelier”. It is an artistic and cultural center for people with a … Continue reading

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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde Attend the Opening of a Double Exhibition

  October 8, 2021 at 11:32 am by

Yesterday, Thursday October 7, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde were present for the opening of a new double exhibition at the at the Center for Fine Arts (BOZAR) in Brussels. The exhibitions display the work of the British artist David Hockney. David Hockney is an English painter, draftsman, printmaker, stage designer, and photographer born in 1937. The first parto of the exhibition, entitled “Works from the Tate Collection, … Continue reading

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Queen Máxima Opens The Exhibition “Viva la Frida! – Life and art of Frida Kahlo”

  October 7, 2021 at 10:33 pm by

Today, Thursday October 7, Her Majesty Queen Máxima was present for the official opening of the exhibition “Viva la Frida! – Life and art of Frida Kahlo” in the Drents Museum in Assen. The exhibition is dedicated to the life and work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo through her paintings and personal objects such as clothing, jewelry and painted corsets. These objects are on loan from the Museo Dolores Olmedo … Continue reading

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