Sunday, October 20, 2013

The Royal Recap of the Royals You Love: Oct 14-20, 2013


-King Philippe, Queen Mathilde, Princess Astrid, Archduchess of Austria-Este, Prince Lorenz, Archduke of Austria-Este, Prince Laurent & Princess Claire attended an autumn concert and reception on Thursday {Photo}

-King Philippe & Queen Mathilde visited Ghent, Belgium for a one-day visit on Wednesday {Photos}

-Queen Mathilde attended the launch of the multimedia educational project, Heb Jij ze Wel Alle Vijf? on Monday {Photos} On Wednesday, Queen Mathilde attended   the ‘Fashion Talks Get Inspired’ event{Photos}
-King Albert II attended the 2013 Terre d'Avenir award ceremony on Wednesday {Photo}{Source}

-Queen Paola was released from the hospital on Friday{Source}

-Prince Laurent celebrated his 50th birthday on Saturday.


-King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck & Queen Jetsun attended s celebration of Dasain with the Hindu community on Monday {Photo}

-King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Queen Jetsun, & other members of the Bhutanese Royal Family attended the wedding ceremony of Prince Jigme Dorji Wangchuck to Yeatso Lhamo on Thursday  {Photo}

-Prince Jigme Dorji Wangchuck married Yeatso Lhamo on Thursday {Photo}


-Prince Christian celebrated his 8th birthday on Tuesday.

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh & Sophie, The Countess of Wessex hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace  for “...Members of Parliament and Members of European Parliament...” on Tuesday {Photos}{Photos}

-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh & Princess Beatrice of York attended a reception for Youth, Education and the Commonwealth, where they met Malala Yousafzai and her father on Friday {Photos}{Photos}. On Saturday, they attended British Champions Day at the Ascot Racecourse {Photos}

-Queen Elizabeth II received the Italian Ambassador and his wife, the Ambassador of Latavia and his wife, the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs & Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in separate audiences on Wednesday {Source}

-Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh held an audience with outgoing Secretary-General of the , Army Cadet Force Association Brigadier Michael Wharmby upon reliquishing his appointment as General Secretary and Brigadier David Short upon his appointment  to the post on Wednesday {Source}. On Friday, the longest reigning consort in British history made an apperance at the ...renaming ceremony for the City of Adelaide Chipper Ship..."{Photos}

-The Prince Andrew, Duke of York opened Founder's House at Whitgift School, visited Winn and Coales Denso Limited, met with the Deputy Lieutentant of London and CEO of Nominet Trust  on Wednesday {Source}

-Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall attended the 2013 Man Booker Prize Award Ceremony on Tuesday {Photos}. On Wednesday, she held an audience with Princess Laurentien of The Netherlands and the Cheif Excutive of Capital Credit Union and attended the  British Food Fortnight Harvest Festival Service{Source}

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal & Sir Vice Admiral Tim Laurence attended a dinner at the Modern Navy Galleries for the National Museum of the Royal Navy on Wednesday {Source}

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal attended a Passing Out Parade at HMS Sultan on Friday {Source}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge attended to his first investiture ceremony on his grandmother's behalf on Thursday {Photos}

-Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge attended a Sportaid athlete workshop on Friday {Photos}

-Prince Harry of Wales opened the Royal British Legion Centre for Blast Injury Studies at Imperial College London and took part in a rugby coaching session at Twickenham Stadium on Thursday {Photos}{Photos}

-Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester opened Sheffield University Technical College, met with the Lord Lieutenant of South Yorkshire, opened the Millowners Arms and visited the Millowners Conservation Centre, opened the Fred and Ann Green Rehabilitation Centre and visited Inditherm plc on Wednesday {Source}

-Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent attend the Supreme Grand Chapter of England's Grand Chapter's Bi-Centenary Celebration at Freemasons' Hall on Wednesday {Source}

-Princess Alexandra, The Hon. Lady Ogvily opened the new Lower School at Rokeby School and met with Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London on Wednesday {Source}

-Prince Michael of Kent, Princess Michael of Kent & Lady Gabriella Windsor attended a book launch party for The Queen of Four Kingdoms by Princess Michael at the Orangery on Thursday {Photo}
The Book is available for the Kindle on Amazon UK  for £8.92

-Princess Michael of Kent attended the PAD Collector's Preview on Monday {Photos}. On Tuesday, she appeared on the London based television program, Daybreak {Photos}


-Emperor Akihito & Empress Michiko attended a swimming competition during the 13th National Sports Festival for People with Disabilities on Monday {Video}

-Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko, Prince Hitachi & Princess Hanako attended the 25th Praemium Imperiale Art Awards reception on Wednesday {Photos}
 Prince Hitachi & Princess Hanako are the brother and sister-in-law of Emperor Akihito

-Crown Prince Naruhito & Crown Princess Masako presided over the opening ceremony of “ international conference on the environment in Tokyo hosted by the organization Global Environmental Action...” on Friday {Source}


-Princess Marie Caroline celebrated her 17th birthday on Thursday.


-Grand Duke Henri, Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke & Princess Stéphanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess attended a tennis match on Wednesday {Video} (at 0:22 and again at 1:12)

-Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke &  Princess Stéphanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess celebrated their first wedding anniversary on Saturday and Sunday.


-Prince Albert II  attended the Sportel Trade Show on Monday {Photos}. On Tuesday, Monaco's Sovereign Prince attended the Golden Podium Awards  {Photos}. On Wednesday, he attended the Golden Foot Awards Gala {Photos}. On Friday, Monaco's sovereign Prince attended the 2nd Edition of the Gala de Berne {Source}

-Princess Charlene inaugurated the exhibition that celebrates “Month of Italian culture” at Barclays Bank on Tuesday {Photo}

-Andrea Knecht de Massy celebrated her 5th birthday on Friday.

The Netherlands

-King Willem-Alexander & Queen Maxima visited Stockholm, Sweden on Monday {Photos}

-Queen Maxima officially open the new FrieslandCampina Innovation Centre on Wednesday{Photos}. On Thursday, The Dutch Queen attended the opening of the new Isala Hospital {Photos}.

-Princess Laurentien participated in the launch of the new device, Taalmeter on Monday {Photos}. On Thursday, she was in London and met with The Duchess of Cornwall {Source}.

-Princess Annemarie of Bourbon-Parma gave birth to the couple's second daughter, Princess Cécilia Maria Johanna Beatrix of Bourbon-Parma on Thursday{Source}.
The baby's father is Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Parma, who is the son of Princess Irene of the Netherlands. Neither the young princesses or their father are in line for the Dutch throne.


-King Harald V & Crown Prince Haakon  met with members of the "...newly appointed government..." on Wednesday {Photos}


-King Juan Carlos & Prince Felipe of Asturias attended a meeting with several Spanish governmental officials prior to the conclusion of the Ibero-American Summit XXIII on Monday {Source}

-Prince Felipe of Asturias  attended the inauguration of hydroelectric complex "Cortes-La Muela"
on Monday {Source}. On Wednesday, the future Spanish monarch inaugurated the Centro de Coordinación de Vigilancia Marítima de Costas y Fronteras {Source}.

-Princess Letizia of Asturias visited the Public Center Integrated Training "Pyramid" on Tuesday {Source} On Friday, Spain's future Queen attended the First Latin American Meeting and inauguration of the Sixth National Congress on Rare Diseases {Source}

-Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo presided over the II Premio de Arquitectura Clásica y Restauración de Monumentos Awards Ceremony on Tuesday {Source}


-King Carl XVI, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel & Prince Carl Philip held an audience with the King & Queen of The Netherlands on Monday {Photos} {Source}

-King Carl XVI Gustaf took part in a  workshop with the Young Leadership Foundation on Tuesday {Source}

-Crown Princess Victoria attended the World’s Children’s Prize Award Ceremony on Thursday {Source}

-Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel & Princess Estelle attended the Swedish Open Tennis Finals on Sunday {Photos}

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