Sunday, March 24, 2013

The Recap of the Royals You Love: March 18-24


-King Albert II visited the Direction des Unités Spéciales de la Police Fédérale (CGSU) on Thursday {Source}

-King Albert II & Queen Paola attended the installation mass of Pope Francis I on Tuesday {Photos}. On Wednesday, they attended the celebration the 75th anniversary of the Ecole Hôtelière Provinciale {Photos}.

-Prince Philippe, Duke of Brabant & Princess Mathilde, Duchess of Brabant paid a six day visit to Thailand. Check back soon for a  full recap.

-Princess Astrid, Archduchess of Austria-Este attended the 2013 European Culture Foundation Award Ceremony on Tuesday {Photos}


-Queen Jetsun visited the Ability Bhutan Society on Thursday {Photo}. On Sunday, she visited City Corporation camp {Photos}


-Queen Margrethe II & Henrik, Prince Consort attended the inauguration of Den Blå Planet on Friday {Source} {Source}

-Crown Prince Frederik made a surprise visit to the Uglegårdsskolen  on Wednesday {Source}.

-Crown Prince Fredrik & Crown Princess Mary attended a dinner and launch party for the former UK Secretary General, Kofi Annan's memoir entitled Interventions: A Life in War & Peace on Tuesday {Photos}

-Prince Joachim attended the opening of the new exhibition, Oceaner af Lyd,  at Fjord& Bælt on Thursday {Source}

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh & Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge  paid a visit to The Baker Street Tube Station to make the 150th anniversary of the London Underground  on Wednesday {Photos}

-Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh attended the opening of London Zoo’s new Tiger Territory on Wednesday {Photos}

-The Prince Charles of Wales & Camilla, The Duchesss of Cornwall finished their 9-day tour of the Mid-east. Check back for a full recap. On Thursday, the future monarch and consort attended the enthronement ceremony of the new Archbishop of Canterbury {Photos}

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal attended the award ceremony for  The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering on Monday {Photo}. On Thursday, she began a day of engagements in Northern Ireland {Photo}

 -Prince William, Duke of Cambridge & Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge paid a visit to Child Bereavement UK's Charity office on Tuesday {Source}

-Sophie, The Countess of Wessex's office announced that she has become patron of the London College of Fashion on Tuesday {Source}. On Thursday, she attended the 25th anniversary celebrations of Ginsters Bakery {Source}

-Princess Eugenie of York celebrated her 23rd birthday on Saturday.

-Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester & Brigitte, Duchess of Gloucester attended the installation mass of Pope Francis I on Tuesday {Photos}

-Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent suffered a stroke on Monday. He is in an undisclosed London hospital, and said to be resting comfortably. Reports say the stroke was mild, and he should make a full recovery {Source}


Thurn und Taxis

-Princess Elisabeth celebrated her 31st birthday on Sunday.


-Princess Irene attended the concert "The Passion According to St. Matthew" on Friday{Source}

-King Abdullah II met with the Prime Minister of Hungary on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, the Jordian ruler attended the opening of the Ghazzat Hashem Mosque {Source}

-Queen Rania visited the Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) on Monday {Photos}


-Prince Aios & Princess Sophie attended the installation mass of Pope Francis I on Tuesday {Photos}


-Grand Duke Henri, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa & Prince Felix attended the installation mass of Pope Francis I on Tuesday {Photos}

-Grand Duchess Maria Teresa celebrated her 57th birthday on Friday.


-Prince Albert II attended day 1 of the 7th edition of the "International Monaco and the Mediterranean" meeting on Wednesday {Photo}

-Prince Albert II & Princess Charlene attended the installation mass of Pope Francis I on Tuesday {Photos}

-Prince Albert II,  Princess Charlene, Princess Caroline of Hanover, Pierre Rainier Stefano Casiraghi & Charlotte Marie Pomeline Casiraghi attended the 2013 Bal de la Rose de Roucher on Saturday {Photos}

-Prince Albert II & Princess Caroline of Hanover attended the screening of the newly restored film, La Baie des Anges   on Wednesday {Photos}. On Thursday, the brother and sister pair met with the Director-General of the UNESCO {Photo}

-Princess Charlene & Cecile de Massy attended the Spring editon of Ladies Lunch Monte-Carlo on Thursday {Photos}

-Jonkheer Thomas de Brouwer  celebrated his 40th birthday on Friday.
(and 98% of you just went WHO?, right? Thought so.  He's the son-in-law of Prince Albert's cousin Christian Louis de Massy Check out his profile here)

Just for the record, yes, I know Tatiana Santo Domingo allegedly gave birth to Andrea's child on Thursday. Allegedly. There's nothing from the palace stating it as fact. The "press release" appears in gossip magazines, but not on the palace press office site-does that make sense? I'm waiting for it to be confirmed from a palace press source, not a tabloid to do a report.

The Netherlands

-Queen Beatrix met with the Prime Minister & First Lady of Turkey on Thursday {Source}
-Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje visited the Science Park Amsterdam on Wednesday {Source}. On Thursday, the future King attended "...a multi-stakeholder dialogue..." {Photos}

-Prince Williem-Alexander of Oranje & Princess Maxima attended the installation mass of Pope Francis I on Tuesday {Photos}

-Princess Maxima  held an audience with the President of Liberia on Wednesday {Source} On Thursday, she began a 2-day official visit to Italy {Photos, day 1}

-Count Claus-Casimir van Oranje-Nassau, Jonkheer van Amsberg celebrated his 9th birthday on  Thursday.

-Princess Laurentien & Princess Margriet attended the 2013 European Culture Foundation Award Ceremony on Tuesday {Photos}


-Crown Princess Mette-Marit  visited the Scandic Vulkan Hotel on Tuesday {Photos}{Source}. On Thursday, the future Queen visited yet another educational instituation, Ullevålsveien {Source}


-Queen Sofia, Prince Felipe of Asturias, Princess Letizia of Asturias & Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo attended a dinner for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission on Wednesday {Photos}{Photos}

-Queen Sofia presided over the prize ceremony for the XXX Edition of the Premios Internacionales de Periodismo Rey de España and the IX Edition of the Premio Don Quijote de Periodismo award on Thursday {Source}. On Friday, she attended the concert "The Passion According to St. Matthew" {Source}

-Prince Felipe of Asturias met with the winners of the Fondo de Emprendedores Fundación Repsol and the jury, students and professors from Columbia University Business School who are participating in the 2013 Chazen Study Tour, and representatives from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM España) on Wednesday {Source}{Source}.

-Prince Felipe of Astruias & Princess Letizia of Astruias attended the installation mass of Pope Francis I on Tuesday {Photos}


-King Carl XVI Gustaf participated in the 600th anniversary celebrations of the city of Landskrona on Wednesday {Source}

-King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia & Prince Carl Philip attended a luncheon for the Minister of Defense on Tuesday {Source}

-Queen Silvia participated in "Mentor Latvia" seminar "Investing in Youth, the Future of Latvia" on Wednesday {Source}
-Prince Daniel visited Kungmadsskolan and Linnaeus Universitetet where he discussed the newly formed  Prince Daniel Fellowship program on Monday {Video}

-Prince Carl Philip attended the 10th annual Royal Palace Sprint on Wednesday {Source}


-Crown Princess Katherine addressed the panel in the National Assembly of Serbia on the "...the empowerment and protection of women and children..." on Tuesday{Source}

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