Sunday, October 27, 2013

The Recap of the Royals You Love: Oct 21-27, 2013

Belgium

-King Philippe & Queen Mathilde attended "Joyous Entry" in Brugges, Belgium (GORGEOUS city...been there. :)) on Saturday {Source}

-Princess Elisabeth, The Duchess of Brabant celebrated her 12th birthday on Friday.

-Princess Astrid, Archduchess of Austria-Este visited the bridge of the new South African Antarctic research ship, the SASAgulhas II during a visit to the ship in Cape Townharbour on Friday {Photos}

Denmark

-Crown Prince Frederik & Crown Princess Mary began their official visit to Sydney with a tour of the Opera House on Thursday {Photos}

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles of Wales, Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry of Wales, Zara Anne Elizabeth Philips Tindall & Michael James Tindall attended the christening of Prince George of Cambridge on Wednesday{Photos}.
Also present were Prince George's maternal grandparents, aunt and uncle and nanny. Among his godparents were:
-Zara Philips Tindall (paternal 1st cousin 1x removed)
-Emilia Jardine-Paterson (friend of his mothers)
-The Hon. Julia Samuel(friend of his grandmothers)
-Oliver Baker (University friend of his parents)
-Jamie Lowether-Pinkerton (former aide to his parents)
-Hugh Grosvenor (childhood friend of his father's)
-William van Cutsem (childhood friend of his father's)

-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh & The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex attended a reception for The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust on Wednesday {Photos}

-The Prince Charles of Wales & Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall attended an audience with Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday {Photos}

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal attended to a four-day official visit to Canada starting on Wednesday {Source}

-Sophie, The Countess of Wessex visited the NSPCC Service Centre on Wednesday {Photos}

-Prince William, The a Duke of Cambridge attended The Football Association’s 150th Anniversary Gala Dinner on Saturday {Photos}

-Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge attended the 100 Women in Hedge Funds gala dinner on Wednesday {Photos}

-Prince George of Cambridge was christened on Wednesday.

-Alexander Patrick Gregers Richard Windsor, Earl of Ulster celebrated his 39th birthday on Thursday. 

German

-Alexandra Prinzessin von Hannover celebrated her 76th birthday on Wednesday.
Alexandra Prinzessin von Hannover is not to be confused with her great-niece with the same name, Princess Alexandra of Hanover.

Luxembourg

-Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke & Princess Stephanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess  attended an audience with Pope Francis I on Thursday {Video}

Monaco

-Prince Albert II & Princess Charlene attended the opening of the Grace Kelly: Style Icon, From Philadelphia to Monaco on Saturday {Source}

-Princess Caroline of Hanover attended the 'Promenades d'amateurs' exhibition at the 'New National Museum' on Tuesday {Photos}

-Pierre Rainier Stefano Casiraghi attended a French L1 football match Monaco (ASM) vs Lyon (OL) on Sunday {Photos}{Photos}
He was joined by girlfriend Beatrice and his sister's boyfriend Gad.

Spain

-King Juan Carlos I recieved members of the Governing Board of the Institute of Spain on Tuesday {Source}. On Thursday, the Spanish King held an audience with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Morocco  {Source}

-Queen Sofia, Prince Felipe of Asturias & Princess Letizia of Asturias attneded the Prince of Asturias Awards on Friday {Source}

-Queen Sofia attended the opening of the new store Food Bank Foundation of Madrid on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, she presided over the Master Action Award 2013 {Source}. On Wednesday, the Spanish Queen attended a presentation of the "Children's Rights and Business Principles" {Source}

-Prince Felipe of Asturias & Princess Letizia of Asturias attended an audience with recepients of the 2013 Prince of Asturias on Thursday and Friday {Source}

-Princess Letizia of Asturias held an audience with the Early Childhood Center & elementary Bilingual {Source}, attended an audience in honor of the 50th anniversary of the magazine Telva{Source} and attended an audience with representation of the Spanish Federation of Parkinson {Source} on Monday

Sweden

-King Carl XVI Gustaf presided over the 2013 New Entrepreneur of the Year Awards on Tuesday {Source}. On Wednesday, the Swedish king met with new Abassadors to Sweden from Latavia, Austria, Hungry & Turkey {Source}

-King Carl XVI Gustaf & Crown Princess Victoria attended the autumn meeting of WWF on Monday {Source}

-King Carl XVI Gustaf & Queen Silvia attended a meeting of the World Child & Youth Forum becomes Global Child Forum on Tuesday {Source}. On Wednesday, they met with members of their African nation delegations {Source}

-Queen Silvia attended an audience with the Masonic Home for Children Foundation{Source}  and attend the launch of the book Queen Silvia-An Anniversary {Source}on Wednesday

-Prince Daniel attended the Sweden's Young Entrepreneurs 2013 prize-giving ceremony on Monday {Source}. On Wednesday, he visited Blackebergs High School and the Royal Academy to talk about The Prince Daniel Fellowship {Source}
-Princess Madeleine attended the "New York Green Summit - From Farm to Fork" on Wednesday {Source}

-Princess Madeleine & Christopher O'Neil attended e 2013 New York Green Summit and Royal Gala award dinner on Wednesday{Photos}.

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