Sunday, April 28, 2013

The Recap of the Royals You Love: April 22-28

Belgium

-King Albert II & Queen Paola visited the Hôpital Militaire Reine Astrid (HMRA) on Thursday {Source}

-Princess Astrid, Archduchess of Austria-Este visted Japan & Cambodia this week. Check back soon for a full recap.

-Princess Laetitia Maria of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este celebrated her 10th birthday on Wednesday.

-Princess Claire attended  "...an exposition of amaryllis flowers..." at Château de Beloeil on Friday {Source}
Denmark

-Queen Margrethe II & Henrik, Prince Consort welcomed and attended a luncheon with the President of Bulgaria on Tuesday {Source}

-Crown Prince Fredrik attended a "Sport for All" Confrence in Peru this week {Source}

-Crown Princess Mary participated in the re-dedication of the Finn Juhl Chamber at the UN {Source}{Photos} and participated in the  launch of the High-Level Task Force ICPDs' (International Conference on Population and Development) recommendations for 'ICPD Beyond 2014'{Source} on Thursday. On Friday, the future Queen Consort attended the second meeting of the High-Level Task Force ICPDs' (International Conference on Population and Development) recommendations for 'ICPD Beyond 2014'{Source}

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II attended the investiture ceremony on Tuesday {Source}

-Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh visited the Royal Garden at Langley Park Primary School and Glendene Arts Academy on Wednesday {Video}{Source}. On Friday, he arrived in Canada for a three-day visit {Source}. Check back soon for a full recap.

-Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall hosted the 5th Anniversary of the charity 'First Story''s tea party on Tuesday {Photos} On Wednesday, the future consort launched British Food Fortnight 2013 school initiative Bring Home the Harvest {Photos} and visited a Community Centre run by Elmbridge Borough Council {Photos}

-Prince Harry visited the Russel Youth Club, opened the Confetti Television Institute at the Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies, opened the new headquarters of Headway in Nottingham on Thursday {Photo}{Photo}{Photo}

-The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex attended a Gala Dinner for Creative Youth on Thursday {Source}

-Sophie, The Countess of Wessex attended a meeting of the Royal Bath and West of England Society on Thursday  {Source}

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal visited the Rudyard Sailablity Boathouse and toured Beacon Park on Wednesday {Video}{Source}{Source}

-Sophie, The Countess of Wessex opened a Jubilee Arboretum at Buckland Monachorum on Tuesday {Source} On Wednesday, she opened the new Whiston Hospital facility {Photos}{Source}

-Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge launched a new school counselling program  to help combat drug & alchol addiction at The Willows Primary School on Tuesday {Source}. On Wednesday, she attended a reception to celebrate the work of The Art Room at the National Portrait Gallery on Wednesday {Photos}

-Daniel St. George Chatto celebrated his 56th birthday on Monday.

-Lord Frederick Windsor & Lady Frederick Windsor (AKA Sophie Winkleman) attend the BritWeek Los Angeles Red Carpet Launch Party with Official Vehicle Sponsor Jaguar on Tuesday {Photos}

-Princess Alexandra of Kent has canceled several engagements through mid-May due to being diagnosed with polymyalgia rheumatica. {Source}
According to The Mayo Clinic, polymyalgia rheumatica  "...is an inflammatory disorder that causes muscle pain and stiffness. The pain and stiffness often occur in your shoulders, neck, upper arms and hips. Symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica (pol-ee-my-AL-juh roo-MA-ti-kah) usually begin quickly, within two weeks....."

Greece

-Prince Philippos celebrated his 27th birthday on Friday.

Japan

-Emperor Akihito attended a book party for the 3rd edition of the book, Fishes of Japan with Pictorial Keys to the Species on Tuesday {Source}

-Crown Prince Naruhito met with Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este on Tuesday {Photos}

-Crown Prince Naruhito & Crown Princess Masako boarded their plane for the 12 hour flight to The Netherlands on Sunday {Photos}

Jordan

-King Abdullah II  attended a luncheon meeting with members of the U.S.-Jordan Business Alliance on Wednesday {Photo}. The Jordanian King is presently visiting WAshington DC for various meeting this week. Check back for a full recap.

Luxembourg

-Prince Guilleaume, Hereditary Grand Duke & Princess Stephanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess visited Mersch on Friday {Source}

-Prince Felix the Royal Court announced the dates for his wedding to Claire: the civil will take place on 17 September in Königstein im Taunus, Germany and the religious will take place on 21 September at Sainte Marie-Madeleine de Saint Maiin-la-Sainte-Baume basilica in France {Source}

Monaco

-Prince Albert II  attended the inauguration of the newly renovated Unité de Psychiatrie et de Psychologie Médicale La Roseraie on Thursday {Source}

Norway

-Queen Sonja visited the Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America in NYC, where she opened the new exhibition entitled Munch/Warhol and the Multiple Image on Wednesday{Photo}

The Netherlands

-Queen Beatrix opened the  Huygens Exhibition on Wednesday {Photos}

-Queen Beatrix, Prince Williem-Alexander of Oranje, Princess Maxima, Princess Margriet, Princess Christina, Princess Princess Irene, Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Parma, Princess Annemarie of Bourbon-Parma, Prince Jaime of Bourbon-Parma & Princess Margarita of Bourbon-Parma attended the Queen's Day Concert on Tuesday {Photos}
Prince Carlos, Prince Jaime & Princess Margarita are the children of Princess Irene from her marriage to Prince Carlos Hugo. Princess Annemarie is the wife of Prince Carlos.

-Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje officially open the new “...International Willem-Alexander Rowing Course in the Eendragtspolder at the rowing course in Zevenhuizen..” on Friday {Photos}
On Saturday, the very near to it King celebrated his 46th birthday.

-Princess Máxima launched the nationwide ‘Girlsday’ for natural sciences and technology on Thursday {Photos}.

-Princess Margriet officially opened the Oranjefietsroute in Diepenheim on Thursday {Photos}

Spain

-King Juan Carlos I & Queen Sofia held an audience  with Mr. José Manuel Caballero Bonald and his wife  on Tuesday {Source}.

-Prince Felipe of Asturias & Princess Letizia of Asturias presided over the Miguel de Cervantes Literature Prize Ceremony{Photos}{Source} and attended a luncheon in Mr. José Manuel Caballero Bonald's honor on Tuesday .

-Prince Felipe of Asturias inaugurate the Spanish-Japanese demonstration project, Zero Emissions Mobility to All (Zem2All) on Thursday {Video}.

Sweden

-Crown Princess Victoria  attended the Swedish Association of Environmental Managers’ Sustainability Day on Tuesday {Photos}

-Prince Daniel met with students at Skvaderns gymnasium and Mid Sweden University to talk about the Prince Daniel Fellowship on Thursday {Source}

-Princess Madeleine & Mr. Christopher O'Neil attended the Childhood Project Seminar welcoming reception on Tuesday {Photo}. 

-Princess Madeleine attended a Childhood Project Seminar titled "Trama " on Wednesday{Photo}.

Yugoslavia

-Crown Prince Alexander, Crown Princess Katherine, Hereditary Prince Peter, Prince Alexander, Nicholas Garfunkle &  Amanda Garfunkle attended a charity dinner for a Lifeline NY on Thursday {Source}

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