Queen Máxima Launches National Money Week

  March 25, 2019 at 6:24 pm by

Today, Monday March 25, Her Majesty Queen Maxima opened the ninth edition of the Week of Money. The event took place in the Rat Verlegh Stadium in Breda in the presence of Arie Slob, Minister for Primary and Secondary Education and Media and primary school students. The theme of year’s edition is “Are you a hero with your money?” During this week, about 5,500 lectures and workshops in primary schools … Continue reading

Belgian King and Queen Begin State Visit to South Korea

  March 25, 2019 at 7:08 am by

At the invitation of the President of South Korea, Moon Jae-in, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of The Belgians started today, Monday March 25, a four-day state visit to South Korea. Upon the arrival at the airport of the capital Seoul, the Royal Couple was welcomed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha, the Deputy Prime Minister for Protocol Affairs Chang Jae-bok and the Belgian ambassador to … Continue reading

Family support Zara Tindall competing in horse trials

  March 24, 2019 at 5:51 pm by

On March 23, Zara Tindall’s immediate family turned out to support her at the Gatcombe Horse Trials as she competed with her horse Gladstone. The Phillips and Tindall families along with Princess Anne and Tim Lawrence were in attendance at the event, which appeared to be a fun day out for the children who were seen enjoying ice-cream and running around with each other. The trials span for two days … Continue reading

Queen and Duchess of Cambridge at joint London engagement

  March 19, 2019 at 6:49 pm by

The Queen and the Duchess of Cambridge opened Bush House at King’s College, London on March 19 on a joint engagement. Bush House previously shared headquarters with the BBC though is now being leased by King’s College, a public research university and is considered to be part of the “golden triangle” of English universities which includes Oxford and Cambridge. Bush House is the newest building on the university’s Strand campus. … Continue reading

Princess Beatrix and Princess Mabel Attend Fifth Prince Friso Engineers Awards

  March 18, 2019 at 5:36 pm by

Today, Monday March 18, Their Royal Highnesses Princess Beatrix and Princess Mabel presented the fifth edition of the Prince Friso Engineers Awards at the ASML in Veldhoven. The winner of this year was Dr. ing. Maja Rudinac-Voorneveld, that “obtained a PhD at the Biorobotics Lab at TU Delft. She led the Interactive Robotics group at the Delft Robotics Institute and launched the start-ups Robot Robots Company and Robot Care Systems. … Continue reading

Lena Tindall christened in private ceremony

  March 18, 2019 at 5:28 pm by

On March 17, Lena Tindall, the second daughter and child of Princess Anne’s daughter Zara and her husband Mike Tindall was christened in a private ceremony at St. Nicholas’s Church in Cherington, Gloucestershire, near the Gatcombe Estate. The Duke of Sussex was reported to be one of Lena’s godparents, as he attended the christening with his wife Meghan, who is due to give birth next month. The Queen and other … Continue reading

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

  March 17, 2019 at 6:03 pm by

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade hosted by the Irish Guards, of which the Duke is colonel, in Hounslow, West London. The Cambridges watched the century-old parade where the Duchess was greeted by the mascot of the Irish Guards, an Irish wolfhound named Domhnall. During their visit the Duke and Duchess also participated in a minute’s silence for the victims of the New … Continue reading

Dutch Royal Family Participate in NL DOET 2019

  March 17, 2019 at 2:54 pm by

The Dutch Royal Family participated in the National Volunteer Day, NL DOET, over the weekend. On Friday March 15, King Willem-Alexander helped at the De Veenweide children’s farm in Soest, a municipality in the province of Utrecht. The King helped with the construction of a fairytale garden. Queen Máxima missed this year’s the National Volunteer Day because last week she “underwent a small, planned medical procedure” and she had to … Continue reading

Prince of Wales at Spanish impressionist exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery

  March 13, 2019 at 5:53 pm by

On March 13, the Prince of Wales was accompanied by Queen Letizia of Spain as they attended an exhibition showcasing some of the works of Spanish impressionist painter Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida at the National Portrait Gallery in London, England. Prince Charles’s cousin Lady Sarah Chatto was also part of the entourage that showed the pair around the exhibition; which showcased portraits and landscapes including that of Princess Beatrice of … Continue reading

Crown Princess Victoria and family celebrate name day

  March 12, 2019 at 5:57 pm by

On March 12, it was Crown Princess Victoria’s name day, which was celebrated with an official ceremony in the courtyard of the Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden. Name days in Sweden have as much of a significance to individuals as birthdays do and are celebrated in a similar fashion. Victoria’s name day falls on every March 12 in Sweden. Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar were also present at … Continue reading

British royal family at Commonwealth Day service

  March 12, 2019 at 10:35 am by

On March 11; the Queen was joined by the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who were earlier also performing other related engagements, at a Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London, England. British Prime Minister Theresa May was also at the service, and band Clean Bandit gave a performance. Faith leaders, high commissioners, ambassadors as well … Continue reading

Earl of Wessex given new title on birthday

  March 11, 2019 at 5:58 pm by

On March 10, the Earl of Wessex turned fifty-five and was given the Scottish title Earl of Forfar by the Queen in addition to his current title, the Earl of Wessex, which was granted to him when he married his wife, Sophie Rhys-Jones, in June 1999. The Earl of Forfar is a Scottish title that dates back to 1661 and was first created for the Douglas Family. Archibald Douglas was … Continue reading

Dutch Working Visit to Bremen, Germany

  March 6, 2019 at 6:23 pm by

Today, Wednesday March 6, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima paid a working visit to the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen in Northern Germany. Upon their arrival at the Bremen airport the Royal Couple was welcomed by the President of the Senate and Mayor Carsten Sieling and his wife Alexia Sieling. Then they visited the headquarter of the Airbus Defense & Space, an international company of aerospace industry. The … Continue reading

Surprise WE Day engagement for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

  March 6, 2019 at 6:19 pm by

On March 6, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex surprised crowds as they entered the stage of the WE Day celebrations at Wembley Arena; an event celebrating young people. Celebrities such as Naomi Campbell and Nicole Scherzinger also attended the event, which was founded in 1995 by brothers Craig and Marc Kielburger and aims to bring young people together to discuss world issues and changes. The Duke performed a speech … Continue reading

50th anniversary reception for Prince Charles as Prince of Wales

  March 6, 2019 at 6:14 pm by

On March 5, a reception was hosted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace to mark fifty years since her son Prince Charles became the Prince of Wales, a title he gained during a ceremony in 1968. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the Princess Royal, the Earl and Countess of Snowdon as well as the British prime minister Theresa May, the Archbishop of Canterbury … Continue reading

Belgian King and Queen Visit the Province of Antwerp

  February 27, 2019 at 10:14 am by

Yesterday, Tuesday February 26, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde paid a visit to the Province of Antwerp. The first stop was in the municipality of Duffel where they visited the Art Center De Loods, a social-artistic art project for people with a psychological vulnerability. The King and the Queen toured the center and talked to the patients who were painting, modeling and drawing. The following visit was in … Continue reading

Duke and Duchess of Sussex in Morocco

  February 26, 2019 at 3:22 am by

From February 23 – 25, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex undertook a visit to Morocco a week after the King and Queen of Spain also visited the country. On February 23, the Sussexes arrived at Casablanca Airport where they were offered traditional milk and dates upon arrival and then went on to meet fifteen-year-old Crown Prince Moulay Hassan at the Royal Residence of Rabat where they were staying. The … Continue reading

Dutch Photo Session in Lech

  February 25, 2019 at 8:56 am by

This morning, the Dutch Royal Family attended the traditional photo session in the Austrian skiing resort of Lech to mark the start of their winter holiday. This year, along with King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima and their three daughters, Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane, were also present Princess Beatrix, Prince Constantijn, Princess Laurentien and their children, Countesses Eloise and Leonore and Count Claus-Casimir. On a beautiful sunny day, the … Continue reading

Princess Estelle turns seven

  February 24, 2019 at 5:20 am by

On February 23, the Swedish royal court released two photographs of Princess Estelle, Duchess of Östergötland, who turned seven. The photographs were taken by photographer Linda Broström and depicted Estelle and her brother, Prince Oscar, who is two years old, playing in a sleigh, whilst the second shows Estelle with her horse, a Welsh pony called Viktor. Princess Estelle was born on 23 February 2012 at the Karolinska University Hospital … Continue reading

Funeral of Princess Alix of Luxembourg, Dowager Princess de Ligne

  February 17, 2019 at 4:01 am by

On February 16, the funeral of Princess Alix of Luxembourg, Dowager Princess de Ligne took place at the Saint-Pierre Church in Beloiel, Belgium. Princess Alix had passed away on 11 February at the age of 89 and leaves behind seven children, twenty grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren, though one of her grandchildren, Prince Pedro of Brazil, was killed in a plane crash in 2006. Those attending the funeral were the Grand … Continue reading