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King Philippe Hands out the Blue Beret to Prince Gabriel

  September 30, 2022 at 4:55 pm by

Today, Friday September 30, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, along with Crown Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, attended the ceremony of the presentation of the Blue Berets, a military ceremony during which the students who have passed the military initiation phase receive their blue beret. The ceremony took place in the courtyard of the Royal Military Academy in Brussels. Among the 190 students who received the berets from … Continue reading

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Belgian Royal Family Celebrates National Day

  July 21, 2022 at 4:17 pm by

On Wednesday July 20, the Belgian Royal Family started the celebrations for the Belgian National Day. In the evening, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde along with Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz attended the concert “Prelude to National Day” held at the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels and organized by the International Queen Elisabeth Competition, together with the Belgian National Orchestra. In the morning of the National Day, Thursday July … Continue reading

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Princess Elisabeth Opens a 3D-Printing Laboratory

  July 1, 2022 at 10:31 am by

Yesterday, June 30, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, officially inaugurated a 3D-printing laboratory at the Catholic University of Leuven (KUL). The laboratory, named “Princess Elisabeth Additive Manufacturing Lab”, is part of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University. Professor Brecht Van Hooreweder, head of the research team, stated: “We are particularly honored by the visit of the Crown Princess and the role she is taking … Continue reading

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Princess Elisabeth Baptizes a Research Vessel in Ghent

  June 25, 2022 at 8:01 pm by

Today, Saturday June 25, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, baptized the oceanographic research vessel “Research Vessel RV Belgica” in the port of Ghent during her first official engagement without her parents, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde. Upon the arrival at the port, the Princess was welcomed by the Mayor of Ghent, Mathias De Clercq, Carina Van Cauter, Governor of East Flanders and Thomas Dermine, … Continue reading

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Princess Elisabeth of Belgium Turns 20

  October 25, 2021 at 7:01 am by

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, celebrates her 20th birthday today. Princess Elisabeth, born on October 25, 2001 in Anderlecht, is the first child of Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde. The Princess is currently studying History & Politics at Lincoln College of the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. In May 2020 Princess Elisabeth obtained her International Baccalaureate at the UWC Atlantic College in the Vale … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Belgian Royal Family Celebrates National Day

  July 21, 2021 at 5:21 pm by

Today, Wednesday July 21, the Belgian Royal Family attended the National Day celebrations. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde together with Princess Elisabeth, Prince Gabriel, Prince Emmanuel and Princess Eleonore, attended the traditional Te Deum at the Saint Michael and St Gudula Cathedral in Brussels. Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz attend the Te Deum at the Saint Quint’s Cathedral in Hasselt while Prince Laurent was at the Collegiale Sainte-Waudru in Mons. … Continue reading

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Belgian Royal Family At The Opening Ceremony Of The Academic Year Of The Royal Military Academy

  October 9, 2020 at 3:53 pm by

Yesterday, Thursday October 8, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, along with their children, Princes Gabriel, Emmanuel and Princess Eléonore and King Albert and Queen Paola, were present at the opening ceremony of the academic year 2020-2021 of the Royal Military Academy held at the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels. It was a special event for the Royal family because the eldest daughter of King Philppe and Queen Mathilde, … Continue reading

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King Philippe Hands out the Blue Beret to Princess Elisabeth

  September 26, 2020 at 3:57 am by

Today, Friday September 25, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde attended the the ceremony of the presentation of the Blue Berets, a military ceremony during which the students who have passed the military initiation phase receive their blue beret. The ceremony took place in the courtyard of the Royal Military Academy. For the King, who handed out the berets to the students, was a particularly special event because, among … Continue reading

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Belgian Royal Family Celebrates National Day

  July 21, 2020 at 3:34 pm by

On Wednesday July 15, the Belgian Royal Family started the celebrations for the Belgian National Day. In the evening, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde along with Princess Astrid, Prince Lorenz and Prince Laurent attended the concert “Prelude to National Day” held at the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels and organized by the Queen Elisabeth Competition. In the morning of the National Day, Tuesday July 21, King Philippe and Queen … Continue reading

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Princess Elisabeth Will Join the Royal Military Academy

  May 21, 2020 at 3:19 am by

Today, Wednesday May 20, the Belgian Royal Palace announced that Princess Elisabeth, the eldest daughter of King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians, will join the Royal Military Academy in Brussels for a one-year education. For the past two years the Princess studied at the UWC Atlantic College in Wales and on May 23 she will be officially graduated. On August 31 she is set to start a one-year … Continue reading

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Princess Elisabeth of Belgium Turns Eighteen

  October 25, 2019 at 6:15 pm by

On Friday October 25, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, turned 18. For the occasion was organized a ceremony held in the Throne Room of the Royal Palace in Brussels. At the ceremony were present Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, the former King Albert II and Queen Paola, Princess Elisabeth’s siblings Prince Gabriel, Prince Emmanuel, and Princess Eleonore, Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz with their … Continue reading

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It’s School Time for the Young Belgians

  September 3, 2019 at 3:05 am by

Today, Monday September 2, Belgium’s young royals started their first day of the 2019-2020 school year. King Philippe accompanied Princess Eléonore, 11, at the Sint-Jans Berchmans College. The youngest daughter of the Royal Couple is starting her final year in primary school. In the meantime Queen Mathilde dropped off Prince Emmanuel, 13, at the Eureka School in Kessel-Lo, an educational institution for children with learning difficulties. The Prince is starting … Continue reading

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Belgian Royal Family Celebrates National Day

  July 22, 2019 at 3:04 am by

On Saturday July 20, the Belgian Royal Family started the celebrations for the Belgian National Day. In the evening, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde along with Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz attended the concert “Prelude to National Day” held at the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels and organized by the Queen Elisabeth Competition, together with the Belgian National Orchestra and the Centre for Fine Arts BOZAR. In the morning … Continue reading

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Last Day in Kenya for Queen Mathilde and Princess Elisabeth

  June 27, 2019 at 6:13 pm by

Queen Mathilde and Princess Elisabeth started the last day of their working visit to Kenya today, Thursday June 27, by visiting the Kajiado region. There the Queen and the Princess paid a visit to the Il Bisil Primary School in the Maasai community. The school aims to give “environment protected from violence, exploitation and abuse, and to increase access to education, information about sexual and reproductive health, psychological support and … Continue reading

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Queen Mathilde and Princess Elisabeth Continue the Working Visit to Kenya

  June 26, 2019 at 4:19 pm by

Queen Mathilde and Princess Elisabeth started the second day of their working visit in Kenya today, Wednesday June 26, by visiting the Amref Dagoretti Child Protection & Development Centre center in Dagoretti, in the western of Nairobi. The centre was founded in 1999 as an initiative by young volunteers affiliated to Amref Health Africa, the largest African-led international organization on the continent established in 1957. The Dagoretti Child Protection and … Continue reading

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Queen Mathilde and Princess Elisabeth Begin a Working Visit to Kenya

  June 25, 2019 at 11:46 am by

As Honorary President of UNICEF Belgium, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde started today, Tuesday June 25, a three-day visit to Kenya. In this UNICEF mission to Kenya, the Queen is accompanied for the first time by her daughter, Princess Elisabeth. The purpose of the mission is to raise awareness about the problems of education and children in difficult circumstances. Arrived yesterday in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, the Queen and the … Continue reading

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Off to School: Princess Elisabeth Leave Belgium for College in Wales

  August 28, 2018 at 4:59 pm by

Princess Elisabeth, the eldest daughter of King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians, has left Belgium to start her studies in the United Kingdom. The Princess will complete her secondary studies at the UWC Atlantic College in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. It is expected that Princess Elisabeth will stay in Wales until 2020, when she will receive an International Baccalaureate. According to the Walloon press, the Princess will spend the … Continue reading

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Belgian Royal Family Celebrates National Day

  July 22, 2018 at 1:39 am by

On Friday July 20, the Belgian Royal Family started the celebrations for the Belgian National Day. Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde along with Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz attended the concert “Prelude to National Day” hosted by the Queen Elizabeth and the National Orchestra of Belgium at the Center for Fine Arts (BOZAR). In the evening, on the occasion of his 5 years of reign, the King and … Continue reading

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