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Old 01-14-2009, 11:06 AM
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Royal Family of Belgium - Current Events, Part 7 (Jan. 2009 - July 2013)


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Old 01-15-2009, 01:04 PM
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Pics 15.1.2009

Belgium's Princess Mathilde, Prince Philippe, Queen Paola and King Albert II
pictured at the annual new year reception at the Royal Palace in Brussels,
Thursday 15 January 2009.


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Old 01-15-2009, 01:10 PM
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Old 01-15-2009, 03:09 PM
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Mathilde looks nice! Especially her hair!
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Old 01-15-2009, 04:28 PM
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Here are some additional pics from today :

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As far as I can see, the first annual reception (January 13) was held for the diplomatic corps. What about the second one (January 15)?
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Both Queen Paola and Princess Mathilde looked very well...
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As far as I can see, the first annual reception (January 13) was held for the diplomatic corps. What about the second one (January 15)?
It's been a reception for representatives of the NATO,
Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, NATO Secretary General,
members of the NATO International Secretariat and
military representatives of the NATO have been present.
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Old 01-15-2009, 05:02 PM
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Thanks for informatio! NATO reception makes sense because the above organization's headquarters are in Brussels.
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Wow, what a huge and interesting broche, this dragon-fly-broche! Well, I would like to have one like this, even if it was very small!
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Lovely photos! I never knew that NATO's headquarters were in Brussels. Thank you, Iceflower (and Paty) for the photos and information.
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Pics 21.1.2009

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Queen Paola and King Albert II of Belgium and Princess Mathilde during
a New Year's reception for several EU officials, at the royal palace, in
Brussels, Wednesday 21 January 2009.

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Old 01-21-2009, 01:37 PM
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How many New Year's receptions does the BRF typically have?
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How many New Year's receptions does the BRF typically have?
I've no idea, I'm sorry, but I guess that one could have been one of the last ones.

Here are two nice additions to the pics from yesterday:

** Mathilde ** Group picture **

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Queen Paola and Princess Astrid during their visit to the Antiques and Fine
Arts Fair at the Tour and Taxis in Brussels, Belgium on 21 January 2009

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Pics 22.1.2009

Queen Paola, Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde at the Palais
des Beaux Arts (Paleis voor Schone Kunsten) on 22 January 2009
during a Gala concert performance by the Chapelle Musicale of
Queen Elisabeth and the National Orchestra of Belgium conducted
by Walter Weller.

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** Pic 5 ** Pic 6 ** Pic 7 ** Pic 8 ** Pic 9 **

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Thanks iceflower! The Queen has been looking very well during the entire month IMO.
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Pics 27.1.2009

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King Albert II, Queen Paola of Belgium and Prince Laurent during a
New Year's reception for main Belgian authorities and personalities
at the royal palace, in Brussels, Tuesday 27 January 2009.

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Great to see all three princesses

Here are some more very nice pics of Mathilde and
Philippe at the reception today:

** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** Pic 4 **
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Ah, Prince Laurent seems to have a new pair of glasses, these are hard to miss!
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