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Old 11-05-2013, 11:14 PM
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Compared to other visits, this one appears cheap in my personal opinion.
explain "cheap"? I really dont understand
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I must say President Park Guen-hye gala dress was quite impressing. It was nice to see that William took part in this visit.

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Compared to other visits, this one appears cheap in my personal opinion.
I do not understand.... at least the Queen took out some serious bling, i.e. her biggest Diamond brooch. If you mean the absence of the POW, well, you can see in some of the pics, that at least Princess Royal joined - and most probably also other (bejewelled) members of the extended RF.
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Old 11-06-2013, 04:21 AM
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and senior government members, and the state coach and the Welsh Guards. I thought this was really a great start.
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Old 11-06-2013, 05:25 AM
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The state visit seems to be half-baked. The super hard-working senior royals did not care for this visit.
President Park Guen-hye looked sloppy wearing trousers. Her gala ensenmble is lovely.
I think the only senior royals who usually attend state visits and did not this time are Charles and Camilla. They were both on their way to India / already in India respectively for an official tour, prior to the CHOGM meeting in Sri Lanka.
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Old 11-06-2013, 06:47 AM
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This was more impressive than the earlier State Visit this year - which only had a State Luncheon The Queen, Philip, Andrew and Edward in attendance (no bling as only The Queen present).

The British do State Visits perfectly, imo, - not over the top but formal and official.
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Old 11-06-2013, 07:07 AM
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From the few photo's I've seen it appears that the Queen,Duke of Edinburgh,Princess Royal and Duke of Kent were all present at the State Banquet last night.
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Old 11-06-2013, 10:30 AM
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I think I spotted Tim Laurence and the Duchess of Gloucester in a red coloured dress in the background too.

The Court Circular will enlighten us as to who was present

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The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh gave a State Banquet this evening in honour of The President of the Republic of Korea at which The Earl of Wessex, The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and The Duke of Kent were present.
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Thrilled to see Ms. President wear her national costume, she looked stunning.
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No video of the banquet?
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I agree, the president looked stunning indeed.
As for the ´cheap´ remark: I think that that perhaps has to do with the fact that in these British state visits it is sometimes difficult to get a picture of all royal ladies and their tiaras. Since the British court doesn´t pose for a group photo before the dinner, we don´t see much of the other ladies apart from HM. It makes you wonder if the others were there at all.
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I agree, the president looked stunning indeed.
As for the ´cheap´ remark: I think that that perhaps has to do with the fact that in these British state visits it is sometimes difficult to get a picture of all royal ladies and their tiaras since the British court doesn´t pose for a group photo before the dinner and we don´t see much of the other ladies apart from HM, which makes you wonder if the others were there at all.
Exactly. You have to look very hard into the background of the posed photos to even spot the other Royals.
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Exactly. You have to look very hard into the background of the posed photos to even spot the other Royals.
Which is one of the reasons why I wish palace officials and the royal press office would help provide more coverage of these State Visits on the official Monarchy website. I'm talking about Live Video coverage or at least more photo opportunities. I totally understand the need to photograph The Queen and the visiting Head of State but I think they could also provide pictures and arrival coverage of the royals and other guest who's attending the State Banquets.

I don't think that's asking for much.
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Which is one of the reasons why I wish palace officials and the royal press office would help provide more coverage of these State Visits on the official Monarchy website. I'm talking about Live Video coverage or at least more photo opportunities. I totally understand the need to photograph The Queen and the visiting Head of State but I think they could also provide pictures and arrival coverage of the royals and other guest who's attending the State Banquets.

I don't think that's asking for much.
The list is given in full in the Court Circular just put in 5th November

http://www.royal.gov.uk/LatestNewsan...aysevents.aspx

The list is incredibly long from last night. I think perhaps in a world of instant news, people aren't always prepared to wait as much as 12 hours for detailed information.
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The President of the Republic of Korea, Her Excellency Park Geun-hye has formally bid farewell to The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh at the Grand Entrance, Buckingham Palace-
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VIDEO of the banquet at Buckingham Palace from Reuters:

Royal banquet for South Korean President | Video | Reuters.com
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