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Old 06-04-2017, 08:01 AM
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Wow, Elisabeth is wearing heels?
WHERE DID TIME GO? SHE WAS BUT A TINY WAFFLETTE LIKE YESTERDAY!
THe shoes are OK, but Elisabeth doesn't look good on that dress.
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Old 06-04-2017, 09:11 AM
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I saw on TV the Finale.
Before the Proclamation of the Results Queen Mathilde received a Standing Ovation for what she is did for the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition. Queen Fabiola had it also !
Warm moments between Mathilde and Elisabeth!
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It's great to see Elisabeth again! She has blossomed into a beautiful young lady. I think she resembles her mother around the face quite a lot. I get the feeling that she'll be a great queen one day.

Forgive me if this has already been mentioned, but what was or is the day that the Duchess of Gloucester is due to attend the competition?
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Old 06-05-2017, 02:51 AM
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It's great to see Elisabeth again! She has blossomed into a beautiful young lady. I think she resembles her mother around the face quite a lot. I get the feeling that she'll be a great queen one day.

Forgive me if this has already been mentioned, but what was or is the day that the Duchess of Gloucester is due to attend the competition?
It was on May 31st, the 3rd final session
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Old 06-05-2017, 03:00 AM
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Forgive me if this has already been mentioned, but what was or is the day that the Duchess of Gloucester is due to attend the competition?

As Marchesina already stated she attended last week, you can find a photo on the previous page of this thread, see here
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Old 06-06-2017, 12:36 PM
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Queen Mathilde at the award ceremony for the laureates of the Queen Elisabeth Cello Competition 2017 at the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition, in Waterloo

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It was on May 31st, the 3rd final session
Thank you, Marchesina. I guess the event that Elisabeth were at was an extra event.
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Thank you, Marchesina. I guess the event that Elisabeth were at was an extra event.
The Queen Elisabeth Music Competition lasts several weeks, from the first selection to the 12 finals, the award ceremony and the laureate concerts afterwards.

You can keep track of the whole thing here: Queen Mathilde: QEC
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Old 06-10-2017, 04:32 AM
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Thank you, Marchesina. I guess the event that Elisabeth were at was an extra event.
It was another day but still part of the final session. Each of the 12 finalists has to perform a new piece (specifically composed for the event by a contemporary composer) and a repertory piece. Therefore the final is "split" into 6 days. In the last day of the final, the winners are announced. Princess Elisabeth attended the last day of finals with her mother.
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Seeing the photos from this year's award ceremony just now, I am a bit disappointed by the lack of press coverage compared to previous years. We used to have more agencies covering the event, but maybe judging from the lack of coverage at several finals it's a trend..



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The Queen Elisabeth Music Competition lasts several weeks, from the first selection to the 12 finals, the award ceremony and the laureate concerts afterwards.

You can keep track of the whole thing here: Queen Mathilde: QEC
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It was another day but still part of the final session. Each of the 12 finalists has to perform a new piece (specifically composed for the event by a contemporary composer) and a repertory piece. Therefore the final is "split" into 6 days. In the last day of the final, the winners are announced. Princess Elisabeth attended the last day of finals with her mother.

Thank you both for clearing that confusion up.
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Seeing the photos from this year's award ceremony just now, I am a bit disappointed by the lack of press coverage compared to previous years. We used to have more agencies covering the event, but maybe judging from the lack of coverage at several finals it's a trend..



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I was just thinking that the photos were scarce this year,there was defiantly more coverage a few years back when queen Fabiola was alive and attending.
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Perhaps this goes for photo agencies.

All the concerts were broadcast live on Belgian tv and online, the competition is very much alive in Belgium, and around the world for all those who are interested in classical music. It certainly hasn't lost its importance.
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Seeing the photos from this year's award ceremony just now, I am a bit disappointed by the lack of press coverage compared to previous years. We used to have more agencies covering the event, but maybe judging from the lack of coverage at several finals it's a trend..



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I thought the same thing, especially for the "central" days of the competition. No photo agency coverage for P.Astrid and P.Laurent attendance. Even when Queen Mathilde attended, only the opening day and the final day had plenty of pictures. No pictures of Prince Gabriel, nor of the foreign royal guests, except from a single picture provided by the Royal Palace. From outside Belgium I perceived the musical competition as being still strong among audience, even outside the country. I can understand, though, that the audience might be more interested in the music rather than the royals.
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Old 06-12-2017, 10:49 AM
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Perhaps this goes for photo agencies.

All the concerts were broadcast live on Belgian tv and online, the competition is very much alive in Belgium, and around the world for all those who are interested in classical music. It certainly hasn't lost its importance.
That's good to know, thanks for sharing your impression and insight!

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I can understand, though, that the audience might be more interested in the music rather than the royals.
That's also a good point. I haven't seen any TV coverage here at all, but after all the music, participants and laureates should occupy centre stage. And that most certainly is what the members of the Royal Family, who attended, think as well.
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That's good to know, thanks for sharing your impression and insight!



That's also a good point. I haven't seen any TV coverage here at all, but after all the music, participants and laureates should occupy centre stage. And that most certainly is what the members of the Royal Family, who attended, think as well.
During the final evening Queen Mathilde received a standing ovation from the jury and the audience as a thank you to her constant presence and support during the various phases of the competition, and the tv commentators never failed to mention the royal family (they even talked about the royal children being somewhat musicians themselves).
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" I can understand, though, that the audience might be more interested in the music rather than the royals."

Of course! Mathilde's an ambassador for the competition, but it's all about the music. I don't think anyone watches these concerts if they're not classical music lovers...
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Old 06-15-2017, 03:36 PM
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King Phillip and Queen Mathilde at the closing concert for Queen Elizabeth music competition tonight

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Some more pics of the closing concert can be found here:


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And this year Queen Elisabeth Competition - Chant 2018 from 1 May-4 June!

https://www.monarchie.be/fr/agenda/c...eth-chant-2018

Queen Mathilde with Prince Emmanuel attends at the first round of Queen Elizabeth competition at Flagey in Brussels.

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