Sunday, September 30, 2012

The Recap of the Royals You Love: September 24-30

Belgium

-Prince Philippe attended the opening session of the 27th Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT) held at the Palais des Congrès in Liège on Monday {Source}. On Thursday, the future King of Belgians visited the A&S Energy company in Oostrozebeke {Photos}{Video}.

-Emma Tallulah Behn celebrated her 4th birthday on Saturday.

-Ari Behn celebrated his 40th birthday on Sunday.

Denmark

-Crown Prince Fredrick presided over the opening of the 2012 Carnegie Art Award held at Sophienholm in Lyngby, Denmark{Photo } {Photo}

-Crown Princess Mary participated in the launch of the new project, Why Poverty, held at the United Nations headquarters in New York City {Video}.

-Princess Marie participated in the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Danish Epilepsy Association on Thursday {Video}.

-Princess Benedikte visited the Great Hall at Christian VIII's Slot, Amalienborg, in Copenhagen where she welcomed various Greenlandic and Danish children from Sermersooq and Gentofte municipalities.
Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II visited Ballater where she watched "... local school children unveil a plaque marking a special Diamond Jubilee cairn..." {Photos}

-Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Phillip, The Duke of Endinburgh  visited Aberdeen, Scotland, where Queen Elizabeth opened the new Sir Duncan Rice library at University of Aberdeen and visited the Marischal College on Tuesday {Source}

-Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex visited Wales  on Monday{Source}. On Thursday, he visited the Cheltenham College to participate in their 150th anniversary celebrations of the school's Combined Cadet Force {Photos}; he also attended the opening of the "... new Territorial Army Center at Dancox House in Lowesmoor" as well as the Malvern Theatre in Malvern {Source}

-Princess Anne, The Princess Royal visited Zambia as part of her Diamond Jubilee Tour {Source}.

Jordan

-King Abdullah met with Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg & King Juan Carlos I of Spain in New York City on Tuesday {Source}.

-Princess Salama celebrated her 12th birthday on Wednesday.

-Princess Iman celebrated her 16th birthday on Thursday.

Luxembourg

-Grand Duke Henri met with King Abdullah in New York City on Tuesday {Source}.

-Prince Louis & Princess Tessy celebrated their 6th anniversary on Saturday.

Liechtenstein

-Prince Hans-Adam II, Princess Marie &  Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein attended the celebrations of the 150th year of the Landtag of Liechtenstein in Vaduz on Wednesday {Photos}

Monaco

-Prince Albert II participated in the opening ceremony of Climate Week 2012 held at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City on Monday {Photo}. On Wednesday, he was in California, where he participated in the 2012 BLUE Ocean Ocean Film Festival's Conservation Summit.

-Prince Albert II & Princess Charlene attended the South Africa Night Gala Evening on Saturday {Photo}{Photos}. Princess Charlene's South African parents Mike & Lynette Wittstock also attended and the evening was a benefit for the Princess Charlene Foundation.

-Princess Charlene attended the Spring/Summer 2013 Akris Fashion Show in Paris on Sunday {Photos}

The Netherlands

-Queen Beatrix held audiences with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, & Mr.Charles Mthunzi, at Paleis Huis ten Bosch on Tuesday {Video} {Photos}. On Wednesday, she visited EUROJUST (the European Union's Judicial Cooperation Unit) in Den Haag {Photos}.

-Prince Williem-Alexander of Oranje attend the opening of the 30th International Congress Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences conference on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, the future Dutch King participated in the launch of Kinderpostzegels 2012 (Children's Stamp) {Video}.

-Princess Maxima attended the 64th United Nations General Assembly held at the United Nations headquarters in New York City on Tuesday {Photos}{Photo}. On Friday, the future Dutch Queen was back in The Netherlands to visit the new department of Qredits Micro-Finance Netherlands and the Pension Market for Entrepreneurs {Photos}

-Prince Friso celebrated his 44th birthday on Tuesday. It was also reported that he opened his eyes and smiled before sliping back into his coma in front of his wife and Archbishiop Desmond Tutu last week {Souce}.

Norway

-Crown Prince Haakon  attended "Dignity Day" held at the Atlanten High School in Kristiansund on Monday {Video}.

-King Harald, Queen Sonja,Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Princess Astrid &Princess Martha Louise attended the funeral services of the late Her Highness Princess Ragnhild, Mrs. Lorentzen on Saturday {Source}{Video}

Spain

-King Juan Carlos met with His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan in New York City on Tuesday {Source}. On Tuesday, he presided over the delivery of the IV Premio Internacional Conde de Barcelona to His Eminence Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone held at the Real Monasterio de Santa María de Pedralbes in Barcelona. On Thursday, he attended the inauguration of a new container terminal at the port of Barcelona.

-King Juan Carlos I & Queen Sofia  presided over the opening of the 2012/2013 academic year at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) in Madrid on Wednesday.

-Queen Sofia visited the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid to attend the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Real Asociación Amigos del Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía on Tuesday. On Thursday, she presided over the 2012 Premio a la Acción Magistral award ceremony. On Friday, she attended the 2012/2013 opening season at the Teatro Real in Madrid {Photos}

-Felipe, Prince of Asturias held audiences with various "... colonels of the Army and the Air Force and captains of the Navy, who have been appointed to take command in various military units" on Monday {Source}.

-Prince Felipe & Princess Letizia of Asturias   attended the opening of the XXV Asamblea General del Consejo de Municipios y Regiones de Europa (CEMR) held at the Palacio de Congresos de Cádiz on Wednesday {Video}. On Friday, the future Monarch and Consort attended the inauguration of Día Mundial del Turismo 2012 (World Tourism Day 2012) {Photos}. On Thursday, the future Spanish monarch and his consort visited La Gomera in the Canary Islands {Photos} {Source}

-Don Juan Urdangarín y Bórbon celebrated his 13th birthday on Saturday.

Sweden

-King Carl XVI Gustav & Queen Silvia participated in the official opening of the General Synod held at the Uppsala Cathedral on Tuesday {Photos}. On Wednesday, the King of Sweden visited the Saab Automobile Museum{Photos}.

-Prince Carl Phillip attended the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences on Tuesday {Photos}.

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