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

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

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

Queen Mathilde in Paris

  October 6, 2021 at 12:53 pm by

As an Advocate for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), yesterday, Tuesday October 5, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde was in Paris to attend the World Summit on Mental Health entitled: “Mind our rights, now!”. The summit, attended by policymakers, international organizations, health professionals, experts, and civil society actors, was focused on “strengthening international mobilization in favor of mental health, to promote respect for rights and to promote innovative international … Continue reading

Princess Elisabeth Begins College In Oxford

  October 4, 2021 at 8:46 am by

The Belgian Royal Palace announced that Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, the eldest daughter of King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians, today, Monday October 4, started her three-year History & Politics course at Lincoln College of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. On the occasion, the Belgian Royal Palace shared several photos of Princess Elisabeth’s first visit to the city and the university. The … Continue reading

Russia holds first imperial wedding in century

  October 1, 2021 at 4:28 pm by

Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia has tied the knot with his Italian bride Victoria Romanovna -formerly Nobile Rebecca Bettarini – in Saint Petersburg today. This makes it the first royal wedding to take place on Russian soil since the time of the Tsars, more than a century ago.The Russian Orthodox wedding ceremony took place at Saint Isaac’s Cathedral in Saint Petersburg. Among the hundreds of guests were King Simeon II and … Continue reading

Princess Beatrice reveals daughter’s name: Sienna Elizabeth Mapelli Mozzi

  October 1, 2021 at 4:15 pm by

Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have named their daughter Sienna. In addition to the name, the eldest daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson shared two footprints of her daughter on Twitter today.. The baby’s full name is Sienna Elizabeth Mapelli Mozzi. “We’re doing well and Wolfie is Sienna’s best big brother,” the 33-year-old British princess wrote about her stepson.  

Princess Laurentien Opens The European School The Hague

  October 1, 2021 at 4:10 pm by

Today, Friday October 1st, Princess Laurentien attended the opening of the new school building of the European School The Hague (ESH) The European School The Hague, established in 2012, educates the children of employees of European Union institutions and provides “a multilingual and multicultural education to Early Years, Primary and Secondary school children, culminating in the European Baccalaureate”. Following the renovation of the school were buildt new science and ICT … Continue reading

Queen Maxima in New York: September 21-23

  September 24, 2021 at 4:01 pm by

In her role as special advocate of the United Nations Secretary General for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA), Queen Maxima was in New York on September 21-23 to attend several meetings. On Wednesday September 22, the Queen had a meeting with Mary Ellen Iskenderian, CEO of Women’s World Banking. Topic of the meeting was women’s digital financial inclusion efforts in Africa. Then the Queen was reunited with Achim Steiner, Administrator … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde Visits The UN House In Brussels

  September 23, 2021 at 5:32 pm by

As an Advocate for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), today, Thursday September 23, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the headquarters of the UN House in Brussels where she was welcomed by Camilla Brückner, Director of the UN/UNDP Office in Brussels. Along with the representatives of these organizations, the Queen attended several meetings focused on importance of international cooperation to achieve the SDGs, the main priorities … Continue reading

Prinsjesdag 2021

  September 22, 2021 at 2:11 pm by

The Dutch Royal Family has celebrated today, Tuesday September 21, the official opening of the parliament, Prinsjesdag. King Willem-Alexander was accompanied by his wife, Queen Máxima, his brother Prince Constantijn and his sister-in-law, Princess Laurentien. Also this year, due to the coronavirus outbreak, the ceremony was adjusted: the event took place at the Grote Kerk insted of the Ridderzaal and the balcony scene at Noordeinde Palace was canceled. Their Majesties, … Continue reading

Belgian Royal Family Attend Car Free Sunday in Ghent

  September 19, 2021 at 4:19 pm by

Today, Sunday September 19, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, together with Princess Elisabeth, Prince Emmanuel and Princess Eleonore, were in Ghent to attend Car Free Sunday, a car-free day that takes place every year in the streets of Brussels and many Belgian cities. The Royal Couple and their children cycled through the city and they also met with Mathias De Clercq, mayor of Ghent. During the day in … Continue reading

Dutch Regional Visit to Salland

  September 15, 2021 at 10:36 am by

Yesterday, Tuesday September 14, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima paid a regional visit to the southern part of Salland. The first stop was in the municipality of Deventer, in the province of Overijssel, were the Royal Couple was welcomed by the King’s Commissioner of the province, Andries Heidema and Ron Konig, mayor of Deventer. In Deventer the King and the Queen walked through the neighborhood of Havenkwartier that, … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde Visits Fahion Museum in Antwerp

  September 10, 2021 at 1:38 pm by

Today, Friday September 10, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the Mode Museum in Antwerp to mark its reopening after being closed for more than three years due to renovation and expansion works. The visit started with a round table discussion with members of the fashion sector and it was focused on the impact of the Covid 19 crisis. Then, accompanied by Kaat Debo, the museum director, the … Continue reading

King Willem-Alexander and Princess Margriet Receive the Dutch Paralympic Winners

  September 8, 2021 at 5:43 pm by

Yesterday, Tuesday September 7, King Willem-Alexander, along with his aunt Princess Margriet, received the Netherlands’ Paralympic winner at Noordeinde Palace in The Hague. The Royals and the athletes posed for the photos in the courtyard of the Palace. The Dutch Paralympic athletes won 25 gold medals, 17 silver and 17 bronze. Princess Margriet is a member of the International Paralympic Committee’s Honorary Board. Koning Willem-Alexander en Prinses Margriet ontvangen de … Continue reading

Dutch Royals Attend The Formula One Grand Prix

  September 5, 2021 at 4:10 pm by

Today, Sunday September 5, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, along with their two daughters, Princesses Catharina-Amalia and Ariane, were present at the Formula 1 Dutch Grand Prix in Zandvoort. About two hours before the start of the race, the Royal Couple and the Princesses paid a visit to the Red Bull Racing garage where they met with the Dutch racing driver Max Verstappen and the Red Bull Racing … Continue reading

Princesses Leonor and Alexia start School Year in Wales

  September 1, 2021 at 8:25 am by

Monday August 30, the Princess of Asturias, eldest daughter of the King and Queen os Spain and Princess Alexia, the second daughter of Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, has left Spain and the Netherlands to start their studies in the United Kingdom. The Princesses will complete the International Baccalaureate program at the United World College of the Atlantic (UWC Atlantic College) in Llantwit Major in … Continue reading

The Princess of Liechtenstein Passes Away, Aged 81

  August 21, 2021 at 5:14 pm by

Fürstin Marie of Liechtenstein has died today at the age of 81 in Grabs, Austria. The princess was hospitalised earlier this week after her health deteriorated steadily after the stroke on August 18, 2021. She fell asleep in the presence of her family and after receiving the holy sacraments, in peace and with great trust in God”, announced the Princely House on Saturday evening. La princesse Marie du Liechtenstein est morte … Continue reading

Prince Gabriel of Belgium Turns Eighteen

  August 20, 2021 at 11:25 am by

Prince Gabriel of Belgium celebrates his 18th birthday today. The Prince, born on August 20, 2003 in Anderlecht, is the second child and the first son of Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde. This year, after a two-year course at the International School of Brussels, the Prince obtained his international baccalaureate. Today, the Belgian Royal Palace announced that Prince Gabriel has been admitted to the National Mathematics and Science … Continue reading

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima Receive Dutch Olympic Team

  August 10, 2021 at 8:09 pm by

Today, Tuesday August 10, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima received the Dutch medal winners of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The reception took place at the Noordeinde Palace where the Royal Couple greeted the Dutch athletes who  won 36 medals in Tokyo: ten gold, twelve silver and fourteen bronze. Previously the Dutch athletes were honored during a ceremony held at Sportcampus Zuiderpark at the presence of Prime Minister … Continue reading