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Old 11-19-2016, 07:20 PM
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It seems that there was a great turnout earlier! It looks as if it were sunny but everyone was wearing clothing that was more suited to autumn/winter; so perhaps it was cold there at the same time.

I loved the videos of the family on the balcony, the children are super cute! I particularly loved Jacques's little salute to the crowd, but Gabriella seemed less enthusiastic about waving, haha. Alexandra is becoming quite pretty and it was also nice to see the de Massy descendants.
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Old 11-19-2016, 10:04 PM
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It is a pity that this gala of national fest is not a gala with tiara
Princess Grace always wore a tiara at the national fest, after her death, P Caroline and P Stephanie wore no more tiaras at this gala

Every year, I have the hope to see again the tiaras , but no
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Old 11-20-2016, 12:00 AM
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Thank you, melina for this lovely video with Albert and her daughter.
I'd like to see Princess Charlene wearing a tiara at the gala.
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Old 11-20-2016, 02:17 AM
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Charlene look so happy now that she has two kids in her life. Radiant!
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Old 11-20-2016, 04:32 AM
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This has been my favourite National Day since Caroline's children were little, so many kids around, so many wonderful photos, Prince Albert with India in his arms, the lovely twins, Pierre and Alexandra with India, Raphael on the balcony, a joking Stephanie, Grandmother Caroline proud with little Sacha and so much more, it was really great to see!

Hopefully we'll all see them again next year, including the then newest addition to the family


** dpp gallery: National Day Monaco 2016 **


** pm: Photo de famille pour la fête nationale de Monaco **


** pp: Albert, Charlene, les jumeaux et toute la famille: Monaco en fête au son d'AC/DC **


** pp: Beatrice Borromeo, enceinte, révèle ses rondeurs pour la Fête nationale à Monaco **
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Old 11-20-2016, 04:58 AM
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Thanks for all the photos and videos! Lovely National Day for Monaco and it's wonderful the extended family are included.
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Old 11-20-2016, 07:35 AM
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The twins are lovely !!!!!
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Old 11-20-2016, 09:58 AM
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The photos of the gala on a french site

CONCERT GALA AU GRIMALDI FORUM MONACO - PRINCESS MONARCHY





Photos published by the palace about the last three days of the national fest

Inside there are the photos of Jacques visiting with maman the french boat , it is his first duty of hereditary prince

and there are photos of the twins inside the palace

nice children and Jacques seemed less shy than his sister

https://www.facebook.com/28644934470...97953656883836

First duty of the hereditary prince Jacques, he visited a french boat, the photos are sweet
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Old 11-20-2016, 10:24 AM
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Some footage of Fête Nationale de Monaco 2016

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Old 11-20-2016, 10:45 AM
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Has Albert lost weight? His uniform looks badly fitted.
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Old 11-20-2016, 01:07 PM
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Some footage of Fête Nationale de Monaco 2016

Great video. Thank you. I am impressed by the ceremonies on the cour d'honneur, by the gentlemen in uniform and jacquet. Mind you, it is a self-supporting monarchy. Even the medals should be paid somewhere, the uniforms of the staff, the restoration of the palais princier, that motorcade with "carabiniers du prince", the dames du palais in the escorte of the Princess. Amazing. Very stylish and well done.
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Thanks, melina, some lovely pics of the twins in the Fb gallery.


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Old 11-20-2016, 02:38 PM
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Gabriella, Jacques, Sasha, India and Raphael are melting my heart. When the baby of Beatrice and Pierre is born I am sure that my heart is more thinking of "Awwwww".
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Old 11-20-2016, 03:59 PM
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The Principality was beautifully decorated for the Fête Nationale de Monaco and the Cathedrals choir and orchestra were exceptional during the Te Deum Mass.

Does anyone know the name of the hymn they sing for the Sovereign Prince?
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Old 11-20-2016, 04:04 PM
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The song is called' prière pour le prince'
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Old 11-21-2016, 12:12 AM
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Is it only me or I see a bit of red hair on Gabriella?
There is red hair on Rainier's parents side who were distant cousins from the Scottish House of Stewart. Look at Prince Harry. Albert looks like that side.
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Old 11-21-2016, 02:54 AM
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There is red hair on Rainier's parents side who were distant cousins from the Scottish House of Stewart. Look at Prince Harry. Albert looks like that side.
Maybe there are also red-haired ancestors in Charlène's family, of course. But for the (far-away) Scottish link:

Albert I de Monaco
x Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton
= Louis II

Louis II de Monaco
x Ghislaine Dommanget
= Charlotte

Charlotte de Monaco
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= Rainier

Rainier III de Monaco
x Grace Kelly
= Albert II

Albert II de Monaco
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= Jacques
= Gabriella
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Old 11-21-2016, 03:02 AM
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The red haired gene must be on both sides of the family for it to come out.
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Old 11-21-2016, 12:15 PM
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Oh wow, thanks for the links!

These new pics are even more spectacular, as they are very close-up, and one can see how gorgeous the entire family is! Charlotte, in particular, really stands out in these new pics ~ she's breathtaking close-up. But what I love more than anything else is to see the interaction between the cousins, especially Sacha & Raphael, they're going to be so close like brothers imho. And Tatiana looks stunning in her evening attire with her handsome husband by her side. Of course I already pointed out the other day how elegant, stunning, lovely, regal, sophisticated, et al, both Princess Charlene & Beatrice are; doesn't matter if it's close-up or far away, it's unmistakeable.

Looking at the pictures closely, I can see how much Raphael resembles Charlotte when she was a toddler ~ same lips, nose, similar eyes ~ except the ears, also Charlotte was a blonde. Likewise, Sacha looks like both of his parents, except he gets his blonde hair from Andrea. Also, his lips are more like Tatiana's, however the pinched look both he & his baby sister India have are exactly like their parents'. Finally, I have to say Prince Jacques looks identical to his lovely mother Princess Charlene ~ every single feature. And Princess Gabriella resembles her papa as a baby (he also had wavy hair as a child).

But what stands out for me more than anything else is how very close the whole family is ~ even in one photo Pierre holds his nephew, Raphael. And the love between all the family members really shows in each & every pic. Jmho.

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