Sunday, October 14, 2012

The Recap of The Royals You Love: Oct 8-14


-King Albert II visited Camp Lagland on Thursday {Photo}{Video}

-Princess Luisa Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este celebrated her 17th birthday on Thursday.


-King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck & Queen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck celebrated their 1st wedding anniversary on Saturday.


-Princess Rosario Nadal attended a Collector’s Preview at PAD London on Tuesday {Source}.


-Queen Margarethe II reviewed "... the new costumes for the upcoming Tivoli Christmas ballet..."  on Tuesday {Photo}. On Wednesday, she  held audiences with the Minister of Schleswig-Holstein and the Speaker of the British House of Commons and met with representatives from the Arthritis Society in "... connection with the presentation of the Queen Ingrid Research Prize..."{Source}. On Friday, she held audiences with Ambassadors from Singapore, the Philippines, Norway, Malaysia, and Switzerland

-Crown Princess Mary arrived in St. Petersburg, Russia where she officially opened the exhibit The Wild Swans at the Hermitage Museum on Monday {Photo}{Photo}{Photo}{Photo}{Photo}.

-Princess Marie visited development projects in Cambodia from Tuesday to Friday {Source}.

-Prince Joachim participated in the opening of Skolernes Motionsdag (School's Exercise Day) on Friday {Source}

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II unveiled the Windsor and Eton Society Diamond Jubilee Tribute monument in Windsor on Tuesday {Source}

-Prince Phillip, The Duke of Endinburgh  open the "... Stevenage Business and Technology Centre..."  on Wednesday {Source}

-The Prince Charles of Wales, The Duke of Rothesay visited Scotland to open the  Knockando Woollen Mill in Moray where he met with staff, trustees and volunteers, unveiled a memorial to the Women’s Land Army, met with "... representatives of the Crown Estate, the NFU and others involved in the creation and maintenance of the Memorial..."  and  "... visited Aberlour in celebration of the village’s bi-centenary. " Whilst there he also "... met representatives of the Aberlour bi-centennial committee, local school children and members of the local community on Wednesday {Source}.

-The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex officially opened the new Abraham Darby Academy building on Thursday {Source}.

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal visited the Walmer School in Deal to open their new Maritime Studies Center on Thursday {Source}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge & Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge met with recipients of the Queen Mother Scholarship, the Diana, Princess of Wales Scholarship and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Scholarships at  Middle Temple on Monday {Photos}. On Tuesday the future Monarch and his wife attended the official launch of The Football Association's National Football Centre at St George's Park {Photos}.

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge attended the funeral of his childhood nanny Olga Powell on Wednesday.{Source}{Source}. His mother's two sisters also attended.

-Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge toured the Newcastle Civic Centre and visited Elswick Park where she "... met with local community groups and school children undertaking activities inside the park."  and  visited the "... Keyfund at Gateshead Youth Council where she met groups of young people who have recently been supported by the charity." on Wednesday {Photos}

-Princess Beatrice of York attended the Pro Alvear Cup on Monday {Photo}. On Tuesday, she attended Maggie’s Autumn fundraiser at the Mandarin Imperial Hyde Park {Source}

-Princess Eugenie of York attended a Private view of Frieze Art Fair on Wednesday {Photos}

-Princess Michael of Kent attended a Collector’s Preview at PAD London on Tuesday {Source}

-Princess Alexandra of Kent attended the opening of RA Now Exhibition and Auction at the Royal Academy of Arts on Monday {Photos}.


-Emperor Akihito & Empress Michiko welcomed the President & First Lady of Zambia to Japan on Thursday {Source}.


-Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke & Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy granted an iterview to Palace Royale  on Saturday {Video}{Photos}.

The Netherlands

-Queen Beatrix presented the 2012 Vrije Schilderkunst (2012 Royal Awards for Painting) to four young artists held at the Paleis Amsterdam on Friday {Photos}

-Prince Williem-Alexander of Oranje visited the Tiphof Village House in Geesbrug. The Tiphof is partially funded by the Oranje Fund on Thursday {Photos}

-Princess Maxima met with members of the children's reading club, Meetingz!, held at Villa Eikenhorst in Wassenaar on Thursday {Photo}.

-Prince Constantijn celebrated his 43rd birthday on Thursday.


-Prince Albert was spotted in Marbella, Spain on a solo mini-vacation on Monday {Photos}. On Tuesday, he attended a conference board the BPC Tonnerre {Photos}. On Friday, the Sovreign Prince was in London to participate in the 13th Board of Directors meeting of the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco and presided over the 5th annual Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco Award Ceremony held at the Science Museum in London {Source}.

-Prince Albert & Princess Charlene visited Palazzo Vecchio and attended the Bal du Lys (Ballo del Giglio) on Wednesday {Photos}{Photos}.

-Prince Albert II & Princess Caroline of Hanover attended the inauguration of a new intuitive surgical robot at the Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace on Wednesday {Source}.


-King Harald & Queen Sonja welcomed the President of Mongolia,  and his wife at the royal palace on Monday {Photo}. On Wednesday, it was time to Welcome the Finnish President {Photos}


-King Juan Carlos I & Queen Sofia attended the opening of the exhibition, Gauguin and the Voyage to the Exotic, held at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza {Source}.

-King Juan Carlos I, Queen Sofia & Infanta Elena presided over the annual meeting of the Patronato del Instituto Cervantes on Thursday {Source}.

-King Juan Carlos I, Queen Sofia, Prince Felipe of Austrias & Princess Letizia of Austrias celebrated National Day 2012 in Madrid on Friday {Photos}

-Queen Sofia held an audience with the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations and Associate Administrator of the United Nations Program for Development on Monday {Source}. On Thursday, she attended the XXIX Premio Reina Sofía de Composición Musical

-Queen Sofia, Doña María del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart y Silva, 18th Duchess of Alba de Tormes, Alfonso Diez, and Don Carlos Fitz-James Stuart y Martínez de Irujo, 14th Duke of Huéscar   attend the Ainhoa Arteta Concert at El Canal Theater on Tuesday {Photos}{Source}.

-Queen Sofia, Prince Felipe of Austrias, Princess Letizia of Austrias & Infanta Elena  participated in the Día de la Banderita de la Cruz Roja Española (day of the flag of the Spanish Red Cross) on Wednesday {Photos}{Photos}

-Prince Felipe of Austrias & Princess Letizia of Austrias presided over the inauguration of the Training Course 2012/2013, which took place in the Integrated Training Center "Juan de Herrera" of Valladolid on Tuesday {Source}.

-Vittoria Eugenia Alvarez de Toledo y Marone-Cinzano celebrated her 51st birthday on Monday. (I know, I know, WHO? She's a 1st cousin 1x removed of King Juan Carlos. Her grandmother was his aunt, Infanta Maria Cristina. Her mother is Doña Vittoria Eugenia Alfonsa Alberta del Pilar Enrica Paola Marone-Cinzano)

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