Swedish Royal Family Celebrates 200th Anniversary Of Their Dynasty

  February 5, 2018 at 4:01 pm by

February 5th, 2018 marked the 200th anniversary of Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte took the Swedish throne as Carl XIV Johan (and the Norwegian throne as Carl III Johan). A seminar was held at the Royal Palace in Stockholm, called ‘The Bernadotte Dynasty: 200 Years on the Swedish Throne’, that was attended by 300 guests, including King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel. Other members of the Bernadotte … Continue reading

Queen Máxima Opens the Virtual Oncode Institute

  February 5, 2018 at 12:48 pm by

This morning, Monday February 5, Queen Máxima of The Netherlands was present at the launch of the Virtual Oncode Institute, a new virtual research center for cancer. The event took place at the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam in the presence of funders, partners, researchers and guests. The Virtual Oncode Institute is an independent institute that unites The Netherlands’ most outstanding scientists specialized in the field of fundamental oncological research. Almost 600 … Continue reading

The Crown Princess of Denmark At 46: Her Best Chapeaus

  February 5, 2018 at 8:00 am by

The future Queen of Denmark celebrates her forty-sixth birthday today, February 5th, and in honour, we have compiled a list of what we feel are the best five hats Mary has in her vast millinery wardrobe. Share your thoughts in the comments! 5. Coming from the collection of one of Mary’s favourite milliners, Susanne Juul, this black hat featuring a straw brim and tall wool crown with two decorative feathers has been … Continue reading

Crown Princess Mary Presents Cancer Society Honour Awards

  February 4, 2018 at 2:12 pm by

As patron of the Danish Cancer Society, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark presented their Honour Awards on Sunday during a ceremony at Copenhagen’s Royal Danish Playhouse. The award is granted to an individual or group who have “made special efforts in the field of cancer”, for which the recipient is awarded 50,000DKK. This year’s winners were Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen and the Chairman of the Danish Regions, Bent Hansen, … Continue reading

Princess Eugenie, Jack Brooksbank To Wed On October 12

  February 2, 2018 at 11:45 am by

On Friday, the Duke of York announced the date that his younger daughter, Princess Eugenie, will marry her fiancee, Mr Jack Brooksbank: the couple will marry on October 12th. The Princess and Mr Brooksbank, who announced their engagement on January 22nd, will marry at St George’s Chapel, Windsor in the year’s second royal wedding at the location. The marriage of Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie to Mr Jack Brooksbank will … Continue reading

Flashback Friday: Diana in New York

  February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am by

February 2, 1989: The Princess of Wales visits the Urban Family Centre on the Lower East Side during her three-day visit to New York City.

Even Real Princesses Love Their Disney Counterparts! Gabriella Dons Frozen Skis For Lessons

  February 2, 2018 at 2:48 am by

Monaco’s young Princess Gabriella is learning how to ski, a video posted by her mother, Princess Charlene, on Instagram Thursday shows. And we learnt that Disney Princesses are not only popular with normal little girls, but real-life Princesses as well! Gabriella was seen in photos holding her skis, which feature Elsa and Anna from the Disney hit Frozen. The three-year-old is heard giggling as an instructor guides her down a small … Continue reading

Harry and Meghan Present The Endeavour Fund Awards

  February 1, 2018 at 8:58 pm by

The Endeavour Fund Awards honouring wounded servicemen and women who have achieved sporting and adventure successes were presented on Thursday evening at the Goldsmiths’ Hall in London, with Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle in attendance. Harry and Meghan, following a reception with the nominees, each took to the stage during the ceremony to present an award. Meghan, who said she was “privileged” to be at the event, presented the Celebrating Excellence … Continue reading

Catherine Stuns In Alexander McQueen During Dinner In Norway

  February 1, 2018 at 8:49 pm by

The Duchess of Cambridge led the fashion stakes on Thursday evening during a black-tie dinner hosted at the Royal Palace of Olso by King Harald V of Norway in honour of the Cambridges’ official visit to the Scandinavian nation. ‘Grecian goddess’ was the term most frequently used by the media to describe Catherine’s appearance in a cream chiffon Alexander McQueen evening gown with a cape overlay and diamanté embellishment around … Continue reading

Duchess of Cornwall A Captive Audience During Visit To Royal Academy of Dance

  February 1, 2018 at 11:14 am by

On Thursday, the Duchess of Cornwall paid a visit to the Royal Academy of Dance headquarters in Battersea, where she was treated to a number of ballet performances. One of the main groups that danced for her was the Silver Swans, a ballet class for women over the age of 55 to help them with their “mobility, posture, coordination and energy levels”. Camilla – wearing a lovely blue check skirt and jacket … Continue reading

Surrounded By Family: New Photos Show Princess Beatrix At 80

  January 31, 2018 at 6:00 am by

Today, Princess Beatrix of The Netherlands celebrates her eightieth birthday. To mark the occasion, the Dutch Royal Court has released a series of new photographs of the Princess with her family. The photos were taken at Drakensteyn Castle in autumn last year by photographer Jeroen van der Meyde, who has snapped the Oranjes on numerous occasions. In two of the photographs, Princess Beatrix is shown with her eight grandchildren: Princesses Catharina-Amalia, … Continue reading

The Cambridges Begin Scandinavia Tour in Sweden

  January 30, 2018 at 7:34 pm by

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge kicked off their tour of Scandinavia on Tuesday in Sweden, where they met with members of the Swedish Royal Family. First, William and Catherine – rugged up against the cold Swedish winter – attended a bandy hockey game in central Stockholm, learning about the sport from youngsters who play it. The royal pair were also given the opportunity to take three penalty shots on goal … Continue reading

Crown Princess Mary Presents Designer’s Nest Award As Part of Copenhagen Fashion Week

  January 30, 2018 at 7:10 pm by

As patron, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark presented this year’s Designer’s Nest Award during the Designer’s Nest fashion show at the Hotel d’Angleterre in Copenhagen, the first event of Copenhagen Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2018. The 50,000DKK prize this season went to Norwegian designer Axel Enquist. Designer’s Nest gives young fashion designers from across Scandinavia the “opportunity to broaden their wings and use their imagination on collections not usually seen in fashion magazines”. The … Continue reading

Princess Leonor Invested With The Order of The Golden Fleece

  January 30, 2018 at 3:41 pm by

In a formal ceremony at the Royal Palace of Madrid on Tuesday at noon, the 12-year-old Princess of Asturias was invested with the collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece by her father, King Felipe VI, to mark his fiftieth birthday. “Today, the Princess of Asturias receives the Collar of the Golden Fleece, deeply rooted in the history of Spain and Europe. An Order that for centuries has been … Continue reading

Camilla Tries Her Hand At Ale-Making During Visit To Swindon

  January 30, 2018 at 2:24 pm by

The Duchess of Cornwall visited Swindon, in the south-west of England, on Tuesday where she tried her hand at brewing ale during her visit to Arkell’s Brewery. “I’m only here for the beer!” the Duchess joked as she arrived at the family-run business which is marking 175 years of operation this year. She was given a tour of the brewing facility before coming to a room where a new, special beer … Continue reading

Queen Máxima Enjoys Some Baby Cuddles During Working Visit To Dordrecht

  January 30, 2018 at 10:52 am by

Today, Tuesday January 30, Her Majesty Queen Máxima of The Netherlands paid a working visit to the non-profit organization Babyhuis in Dordrecht. Babyhuis, established at the end of 2013, offers care and guidance to mothers, pregnant women and babies whose parents who are temporarily unable to provide care for them. The organization also provides intensive assistance programs “to establish a secure bonding relationship between mother and child, guidance to self-reliance, creating a solid financial … Continue reading

King Felipe of Spain At 50: A Photo Retrospective

  January 30, 2018 at 6:00 am by

His Majesty The King of Spain today celebrates his fiftieth birthday. He was born on January 30, 1968 in Madrid as the only son of the-then Prince Juan and Princess Sofia of Spain. Felipe was educated in Spain and Canada, before studying law at the Autonomous University of Madrid and completing a Master of Science in International Relations at Georgetown University’s Edmund A Walsh School of Foreign Service. As a Prince, … Continue reading

Prince of Wales Views Exhibition of Art Work From Collection of Charles I

  January 29, 2018 at 8:52 pm by

The Prince of Wales was given a special viewing of the Charles I: King and Collector exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts on Monday evening. Walking through 150 paintings from the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries, including the famed Le Roi à la chasse (Charles I at the Hunt) by Sir Anthony van Dyck, with curators Desmond Shawe-Taylor and Per Rumberg, Prince Charles became one of the first people to see the … Continue reading

Princess Astrid Visits Home for Disadvantaged, Presents Sports Award

  January 29, 2018 at 4:38 pm by

Belgium’s Princess Astrid had a busy day on Monday as she first visited a home for the disadvantaged in Brussels before presenting the National Trophy of Sports Merit for 2017. At the Nativitas shelter in Marolles, the Princess – who is patron of the shelter – met with volunteers who provide the men and women who come to the shelter with clothing, food or social support. The shelter also provides … Continue reading

Danish Prince Awards Danish Industry Initiative Award

  January 29, 2018 at 4:27 pm by

On Monday January 29 during the Danish Industry Conference for Small and Medium Enterprises in Kolding, Prince Joachim presented the DI Initiative Award to a company from North Jutland, Liftup A/S. Prince Joachim, who has presented the award for several years now, hailed the 2018 nominees as having “demonstrated special initiative and courage during the past year”.  The Initiative Award is presented annually by DI to “honour happiness and creativity” by Danish … Continue reading