Confirmation of Count Henrik

  May 18, 2023 at 8:22 pm by

Denmark’s Count Henrik, today, Thursday May 18, celebrated his confirmation during a private ceremony held at the Frederikskirken, the Danish Church in Paris.Bishop Henrik Wigh-Poulsen, Royal Confessor, presided the Confirmation ceremony assisted by Frederikskirken’s priest, Malene Bendtsen.The Count was accompanied by his parents, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie, and his siblings, Prince Nikolai, Prince Felix and Princess Athena.Count Henrik’s uncle and aunt, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, and … Continue reading

Norwegian Royals Celebrate National Day

  May 17, 2023 at 9:30 pm by

Today, Wednesday May 17, the Royal Family celebrated Norway’s National Day.The celebrations started in the morning when, Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Prince Sverre Magnus attended the children’s parade outside their private Skaugum estate. One of their dogs, Molly Fiskebolle, was present as well.This year Princess Ingrid Alexandra was absent because she is currently celebrating the end of secondary school with her classmates.Later the Crown Prince Couple and … Continue reading

Italian State Visit to Norway Starts Without King Harald V

  May 11, 2023 at 9:22 pm by

President Sergio Mattarella arrived was welcomed in Norway this morning by members of the Norwegian royal family. The president is paying a three day state visit to the Scandinavian country. As usual he is accompanied by his daughter Laura Mattarella. After the official welcome in the palace, the president posed for photos with Crown Prince Haakon, Queen Sonja, Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Princess Astrid. Due to an infection King Harald … Continue reading

Crown Princess Mary in Odense for the Mary Foundation

  May 11, 2023 at 5:55 pm by

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark went to Odense on Thursday morning. As chairman of the Mary Foundation, the princess participated in a large conference on loneliness and dissatisfaction among young people. The conference was attended by a large group of professionals in this field. One of the questions they tried to answer was: why are young people more at risk of loneliness than any other age group? And how can … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde’s Working Visit to Vietnam: Last Day

  May 11, 2023 at 5:48 pm by

Queen Mathilde started her third and last day in Vietnam today, Thursday May 11, in Lao Cai.The first stop was in Hang Lao Chai village where the Queen visited a community-based nutrition club established with the support of UNICEF “where parents and caregivers learn how to prepare nutritious meals using locally available ingredients”.Afterwards the Queen paid a visit to the Hau Thao Lower Secondary School where she met with students … Continue reading

Queen Letizia in Zagreb to Fight Childhood Obesity

  May 10, 2023 at 8:44 pm by

Spain’s Queen Letizia has travelled to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, to take part in the Congress on Prevention of Childhood Obesity. The congress was organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Government of Croatia.  The Queen later sat down in the auditorium to listen to the inaugural session of the morning, during which there were interventions from the Mayor of Zagreb, the Croatian Health Minister, the WHO’s … Continue reading

Dutch King and Queen Regional Visit to the Wadden Islands: Last Day

  May 10, 2023 at 8:33 pm by

Today, Wednesday May 10, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima started the second and last day of the regional visit to the Wadden Islands in the municipality and an island of Terschelling. There the Royal Couple paid a visit to the Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz (MIWB), a maritime university of applied sciences. Upon the arrival at the institute they were welcomed by the Commissioner of the King, Arno Brok, … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde’s Working Visit to Vietnam: Day Two

  May 10, 2023 at 4:51 pm by

Queen Mathilde started the second day of her working visit in Vietnam today, Wednesday May 10, by visiting Lào Cai, a city in the Northwest region.Upon the arrival in Lào Cai the Queen was welcomed by the Chairman of Lao Cai Provincial People’s Committee, Trịnh Xuân Trường and members of the UNICEF office in Vietnam.Then Queen Mathilde started a field visit in two schools located in a rural mountainous area: … Continue reading

Prince Charles of Luxembourg Celebrates Third Birthday

  May 10, 2023 at 1:54 pm by

Prince Charles of Luxembourg, eldest son of Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie of Luxembourg, celebrates his third birthday today. To mark the occassion the Luxembourg court released a set of pictures yesterday, featuring the little prince, his parents and his little brother Prince François. Today the Prince’s grandmother, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, shared some photos of herself and her grandson on her instagram account. Happy birthday … Continue reading

Haakon and Mette-Marit in Asker

  May 10, 2023 at 1:46 pm by

Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit have attended a street football match in Asker, Norway. The friendly match between the teams of Asker and Stabæk celebrated the Asker team’s 10th anniversary. The prince and princess received a special souvenir: a football shirt of the team with their names on it. The Norwegian heirs did not have to travel far for this competition. Skaugum, the manor house where they … Continue reading

Dutch King and Queen Begin Regional Visit to the Wadden Islands

  May 9, 2023 at 8:52 pm by

Today, Tuesday May 9, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima started a two-day visit to the Wadden Islands, in the provinces of North Holland and Fryslân.The first stop was in the municipality and island of Texel where the Royal Couple paid a visit to the Museum Kaap Skil, a maritime museum.Accompanied by Corina Hordijk, artistic director of the museum, the King and the Queen toured the museum and toured … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde’s Working Visit to Vietnam Begins

  May 9, 2023 at 1:30 pm by

As Honorary President of UNICEF Belgium and as an Advocate for the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde started Tuesday May 9, a three-day working visit to Vietnam.Upon the arrival in the capital, Hanoi, the Queen was received at the Presidential Palace by President Võ Văn Thưởng.Afterwards Queen Mathilde had a meeting with the Minister of Education and Training, Nguyễn Kim Sơn, and members of the UNICEF … Continue reading

King Charles III and Queen Camilla Crowned in Westminster Abbey

  May 6, 2023 at 6:17 pm by

For the first time in seven decades, a new British monarch has been crowned. King Charles III and Queen Camilla were crowned Saturday in a magnificent and deeply religious ceremony in Westminster Abbey. Inside the church the ceremony was witnessed by 2200 people. Among them members of the British royal family, ninety heads of state, including kings and queens from around the world. Some 203 countries were represented in the … Continue reading

King Charles III Receives Foreign Royals Ahead of Coronation

  May 5, 2023 at 11:32 pm by

King Charles III and other members of the British royal family hosted several receptions in London to welcome foreign dignitaries ahead of tomorrow’s coronation. Late in the afternoon he welcomed guests from overseas, among them members of reigning and former reigning royal families. Queen Camilla did not attend the reception. Among the guests were American first lady Dr. Jill Biden, President Steinmeier of Germany, President Lula of Brazil. Another special … Continue reading

Dutch Royals attend Remembrance and Liberation Day

  May 5, 2023 at 11:18 pm by

Members of the Dutch Royal Family took part, on May 4 and 5, in the commemorations to mark Remembrance and Liberation Day.Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, on Thursday May 4th, Remembrance Day, attended a memorial service at the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam to commemorate the victims of the Second World War along with the Prime Minister Mark Rutte.Then, in the presence of members of the government, took place … Continue reading

King Charles III and Queen Camilla Visit Westminster Abbey for Final Rehearsal

  May 5, 2023 at 7:31 am by

The British King and Queen have arrived at Westminster Abbey for a final rehearsal ahead of Saturday’s Coronation. King Charles III and Queen Camilla waved to the crowds from their car windows. The Prince of Wales later joined his father for the rehearsal. The Prince was dressed in the ceremonial robes of the order of the Garter. A crowd of onlookers gathered at the streets to catch a glimp of … Continue reading

King Felipe and Queen Letizia Say Farewell to their Colombian Guests

  May 4, 2023 at 10:07 pm by

The state visit of Colombian president Mr. Gustavo Francisco Petro and his wife Verónica Alcocer ended tonight with a reception in the royal palace of El Pardo in Madrid in the honor of Their Majesties the King and Queen. The reception was attended by among other the choreographer María Pagés and her husband, the writer Larbi El-Harti.   The visit only lasted two days. The King and Queen are expected … Continue reading

Swedish Royal Couple Finish Estonian State Visit

  May 4, 2023 at 9:53 pm by

King Carl XVI Gustav and Queen Silvia of Sweden finished their state visit to the republic of Estonia today. The royal couple visited the city of Tartu in the company of the president and the first lady. The day included a visit to the town hall, the university, Gustav II Adolf’s memorial and an official luncheon. A highlight may have been the visit to the NAtional museum. The president was … Continue reading

Crown Princess Mary Promoted to the Rank of Major

  May 4, 2023 at 2:56 pm by

The Danish crown princess Mary attended two different events today and was promoted to the rank of Major. This morning the crown princess participated in a board meeting of the Mary Foundation’s. The meeting took place in the Frederik VIII’s Palace which is part of the Amalienborg palace complex in the Danish capital. The foundation, created in 2007, aims to combat social isolation within three different areas, namely loneliness, bullying … Continue reading

Belgian King and Queen Visit the Province of West Flanders

  May 4, 2023 at 2:43 pm by

Today, Thursday May 4, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the Province of West Flanders.The first stop was in the municipality of Roeselare where the Royal Couple paid a visit to the headquarter of the media company Roularta Media Group, a publishing and broadcasting company founded in 1954.Upon the arrival at the headquarter of the company the King and the Queen were welcomed by the … Continue reading