Sunday, January 20, 2013

The Recap of the Royals You Love: Jan 14-20


-King Albert II, Queen Paola, Prince Phillippe & Princess Mathilde hosted a New Year reception on Tuesday {Photo}

-Princess Mathilde, Duchesfs of Brabant celebrated her 40th birthday on Sunday.

-Princess Claire celebrated her 39th birthday on Friday.


-Queen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck attended a presentation of the book entitled Jewel in the Crown on Saturday {Photo}


-Crown Princess Mary attended the Danish Twin Register’s 60th anniversary symposium at the University of Southern Denmark on Tuesday {Source}. On Tuesday evening, she attended the Hjemmeværnets (Home Guards) New Year concert {Source}


-Prince Ernest-August of Hanover attended the opening of the rebuilt castle Herrenhausen on Thursday.

-Princess Margarita of Baden died  after a brief illness on Wednesday.

Great Britain

-Prince Charles of Wales opened the recently restored Florence Institute for Boys, visited Jaguar Land Rover plant, Harrison Advanced Rods and ATG Access on Tuesday {Source}

-Sophie, The Countess of Wessex celebrated her 47th birthday on Sunday.

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge congratulated FA on their 150th Anniversary {Video}

-Princess Beatrice of York & Princess Eugenie of York visited Germany on behalf of Prime Minister Cameron's office on Thursday and Friday {Source} See a full recap of their German adventure here.

-Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent  attended the Isabelle Bond Gold Medal Concert on Monday as a patron of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance {Source}. On Tuesday, he visited Audley End Railway Station, Illumina, Little Chesterford; the British Antarctic Survey at the Madingley Site, and Base4Innovations, Madingley {Source}.

-Princess Michael of Kent celebrated her 68th birthday on Tuesday.


-King Abdullah held an audience with ambassadors of the European Union on Wednesday {Source}

-Queen Rania gave a keynote speech during the opening ceremony of the 6th Annual World Future Energy Summit during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week on Tuesday {Source}


-Prince Albert II gave an opening address at the S.P.E.E.D. Unit Event on Wednesday {Source}

-Prince Albert II, Princess Caroline of Hanover & Princess Stephanie released a statement in regards to the film Grace of Monaco stating that the film ".... unnecessarily glamorizes, rewritten, History of the Principality of Monaco and their family with both major historical inaccuracies and a series of scenes purely fictional." on Tuesday {Source}

-Prince Albert, Princess Charlene, Princess Stephanie & Pauline Grace Maguy Ducruet attended the opening of the 37th International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo on Thursday {Photos}{Photos}.

-Prince Albert, Princess Stephanie,  Pauline Grace Maguy Ducruet & Camille Marie Kelly Gottlieb attended Day 4 of the 2013 International Circus Festival on Sunday  {Photos}

For a picture of Prince Albert at the festival on Sunday, go to and search for Prince Albert of Monaco. Since he didn't officially arrive with his sister and nieces, I presume he arrived after as they were already in their section and it looked like he was rushing to his spot to sit down.

-Princess Charlene gave a special interview to Radio Monaco on Friday {Source}{Sound Clip}. She also attended the Versace Spring 2013 Fashion show in Paris on Sunday {Photo}

-Princess Stephanie attended the announcement of the artists for the 2013 International Circus Festival on Tuesday {Source}

-Princess Stephanie, Louis Robert Paul Ducruet, Pauline Grace Maguy Ducruet & Camille Marie Kelly attended Day 2 of the 37th International Circus Festival on Friday {Photos}

-Princess Stephanie, Pauline Grace Maguy Ducruet & Camille Marie Kelly Gottlieb attended Day 3 of the 37th International Circus Festival on Saturday {Photos}

-Andrea Albert Pierre Casiraghi & Pierre Rainier Stefano Casiraghi were in Brazil to meet with architect Isay Weinfeld on Tuesday {Source}

-Christian Louis de Massy celebrated his 64th birthday on Thursday.

-Antoine de Massy celebrated his 16th birthday on Tuesday.

-Mélanie-Antoinette Costello de Massy celebrated her 28th birthday on Friday.

The Netherlands

-Queen Beatrix, Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje, Princess Maxima & Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven attended a reception for the participants of the Ambassadors Conference on Monday. {Video}
Prof. Pieter is the brother-in-law of Queen Beatrix.

-Queen Beatrix, Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje, Princess Maxima, Princess Margritet & Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven attended a reception for foreign diplomats on Thursday {Photos}


-King Harald V held audiences with the Inspector General of the Norwegian Air Force and the Foreign Minister on Monday {Source}

-Crown Prince Haakon & Crown Princess Mette-Marit hosted Vismennenes Dag 2013 on Monday {Photos}


-King Juan Carlos I met with the e President of the Xunta of Galicia on Friday {Source}

-Queen Sofia was awarded  the XXI Premio de Convivencia de la Fundación Manuel Broseta (Coexistence Award) for her "... commitment to various social projects, recent history of Spain, and outstanding work in promoting harmony, coexistence and momentum of democratic values" on Monday {Source}

-Prince Felipe of Asturias held audiences with representatives from Pleno de la Cámara Oficial de Comercio e Industria de Ciudad Real, participants as well as organizers from the primer Congreso Internacional de Derecho Digital and members from the Comisión Ejecutiva de la Asociación de Jóvenes Empresarios de Melilla on Wednesday {Source}.

-Don Iñaki Urdangarín y Liebaert, Duke of Palma de Mallorca  celebrated his 45th birthday on Tuesday.


-King Carl XVI Gustav visited the Institutet för Frbetsmarknads oh Utbildningspolitisk Utvärdering (Institute of Labor and Education Policy Evaluation) on Wednesday {Source}

-King Carl XVI Gustav & Queen Silvia held an audience with the National Police on Wednesday {Source}. On Thursday they visited the Employment Service Office {Source}

-Prince Daniel  launched the Prince Daniel Fellowship and Entrepreneurial Programs at the Carlsforsskas Ekonomi and Handelsskola in Västerås on Monday {Source}

-Prince Carl Philip attended 2013 Svenska Idrottsgalan (Swedish Sports Gala) on Monday {Photos}


-Crown Prince Alexander attened the Swimming for Holy Cross Event on Saturday {Photos}

-Princess Margarita of Baden died at the age of 80 on Wednesday {Source}

-Prince Alexander & Prince Philip celebrated their 31st birthday on Tuesday {Source

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