Sunday, November 10, 2013

The Recap of the Royals You Love: Nov 4-10,2013


-King Philippe held a luncheon meeting with the President of the European Commission and President of the European Council on Monday {Photos}. On Tuesday, the Belgian King met the President of South Korea {Photos}

-King Philippe & Queen Mathilde attended a one-day state visit to The Netherlands on Thursday {Photos}

-King Philippe & Princess Astrid, Archduchess of Austria-Este attended a reception at the Palais des Beaux-Arts on Wednesday {Photos}

-Prince Laurent & Princess Claire attended the première of the film, Marina, on Monday {Source}


-Queen Margarethe II, Henrik, Prince Consort, Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary & Prince Joachim attended a Fredensborg Concerto for healthcare on Tuesday {Source}

-Queen Margarethe II & Henrik, Prince Consort received several new ambassadors on Friday {Source}

-Henrik, Prince Consort attended a concert by the Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir on Friday {Source}

-Crown Prince Frederik inaugurated the Power Racing Gokart Akademi on Monday {Photo}

-Crown Princess Mary attended a presentation of the UNFPA Population Report on Tuesday {Source}

-Princess Marie participated in the 37th General Conference of the UNESCO on Tuesday and Wednesday {Source}

-Princess Benedikte  attended the 2013 Laugenes Årlige Opvisnin on Tuesday {Source}

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh attended a State Gala Banquet in honor of the President of South Korea's state visit on Tuesday {Photos}

-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex, Sophie, The Countess of Wessex, The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal, Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence, Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry of Wales, Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester, Birigitte, The Duchess of Gloucester, Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent & Princess Alexandra of Kent, The Honorable Lady Ogilvy attended the Remembrance Sunday Services on Sunday {Photos}{Photos}

-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh & The Prince Andrew, Duke of York attended a ceremonial welcome ceremony for the Korean President on Monday {Photos}

-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex, Sophie, The Countess of Wessex,  The Princess Anne, Princess Royal, Vice Admrial Sir Timothy Laurence, Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent, Birgitte, The Duchess of Gloucester, Princess Alexandra of Kent, The Honorable Lady Ogilvy attended the Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance on Saturday {Photos}

-Queen Elizabeth II,  Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Michael of Kent & Princess Michael of Kent  officially opens the headquarters of SSAFA (Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Families Association) on Friday {Photos}

-Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh & Prince Harry of Wales visited the Field of Remembrance at Westminister Abbey on Thursday {Photos}

-The Prince Charles of Wales & Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall began a State Visit to India on Monday. Check back for a full recap.

-The Prince Andrew, The Duke of York participated in the Rememberance Sunday Ceremony at Camp Bastion on Sunday {Source}

-The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex was installed as Chancellor of the University of Bath on Thursday {Photos}

-The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Sophie, The Countess of Wessex attended a reception prior to the Earl's installment of Chancellor of the University of Bath on Thursday {Photos}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge participated in a“...ceremony at the proposed site of the new Korean war memorial...” with South Korea's Vice-President on Tuesday {Photos}. On Wednesday, the future King observed a surgery for the removal of a bladder tumor on a male patient during a visit to the Royal Marsden Hospital on Thursday {Source}. On Saturday, The Duke of Cambridge attended the International rugby union test match between Wales and South Africa {Photos}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge & Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge met with London Poppy Day Supporters on Thursday {Photos}

-Princess Beatrice of York became patron of the 2013 Fashion For the Brave Charity Event, which was held on Friday {Source} {Photos}

-The Lady Louise Alice Elizabeth Mary Mountbatten-Windsor celebrated her 10th birthday on Friday.

-Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the proposed site of the new Korean war memorial in Victoria Embankment Gardens opposite the Ministry of Defence on Monday {Photos}

-Prince Michael of Kent & Princess Michael of Kent attended the Collars & Coats Gala Ball on Thursday {Photos}


-Emperor Akihito,  Empress Michiko, Crown Prince Naruhito & Crown Princess Masako  hosted a tea party  in honor of the recipients of the 2013 Order of Culture Awards/Medals on Tuesday {Video}

-Crown Prince Naruhito attended a special exhibition, Michelangelo Buonarroti: The Making of a Genius and the 500th Anniversary of the Sistine Chapel  on Tuesday {Photos}


-Queen Rania attended the United Nations Foundation Global Leadership Dinner on Wednesday {Photos}. On Thursday, she attended the signing of a partnership with her foundation, Queen Rania Foundation, and EdX in Massachusetts {Source}. On Friday, the Jordanian Queen opened the 7th Annual Harvard Arab Weekend Conference {Source}


-Grand Duke Henri  received the Path to Peace Award 2013 in an official ceremony at the United Nations headquarters on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, the Grand Duke attended a meeting at the UN entitled Sport for peace and development: building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal {Source}
Grand Duchess Maria Teresa received the award in 2006.

-Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Princess Stephanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess & Princess Sibilla visited the exhibition Le rêve italien de la Maison de Luxembourg in Neumünster Abbey on Monday {Source}
Princess Sibilla is the sister-in-law of Grand Duke Henri.

-Grand Duchess Maria Teresa was presented with the International Solidarity Award 2013 from Luxembourg's Greek ambassador on Monday {Source}


-Prince Albert II participated in the opening of the 5th Meeting of the Parties to Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans in the Black Sea Mediterranean Sea and Contiguous Atlantic Area (ACCOBAMS) on Tuesday {Source}. On Wednesday, the sovereign prince attended the 'Electric Marathon St Petersburg-Monte-Carlo' event {Photos}

-Princess Charlene attended the 2013 Peace and Sports' Awards on Thursday {Photos}She was named ambassador to the organization on Thursday{Source}

The Netherlands

-King Williem-Alexander & Queen Maxima attended a one-day state visit to The Netherlands by the King & Queen of Belgium on Thursday {Photos} Also on Thursday, the Dutch King & Queen visited Moscow, Russia {Photos}

-King Willem-Alexander swore in Ms. Lucille Andrea George-Wout as the new governor of Curaçao on Monday {Photos}

-Queen Maxima attended a presentation of the Dutch award for visual artists and architects {Photo} and a charity performance of the musical Hij Gelooft in Mij (Does He Believe in Me)  on Tuesday {Photos}. On Wednesday, the Dutch Queen attended the 100th Anniversary Celebration of The Stock Exchange Building{Source}.
-Princess Beatrix opened a new building of the Stichting de Basis on Tuesday {Photos}. On Friday, the former Dutch Queen attended the  Erasmus Universiteit (EUR) 100th Dies Natalis anniversary {Photos}. On Saturday, she visited the exhibition, Katinka van Rood: Vorstelijk Beeldhouwster {Photos}.


-King Harald V & Queen Sonja began their three-day state visit to Turkey on Tuesday. Check back for a full recap soon.

-Crown Prince Haakon attended the Pøbelseminaret (Rabble Seminar) on Wednesday {Photo}


-King Juan Carlos I attended a hearing a delegation of the Foundation Keren Hayesod-United Israel Appeal on Wednesday {Source}

-Queen Sofia attended a gala dinner for the winners of the Mariano de Cavia, Luca de Tena and Mingote  on Tuesday {Source}. On Thursday, Queen Sofia received the 2013 Golden Spike Food Banks granted by the Spanish Federation of Food Banks (FESBAL) {Source}

-Prince Felipe of Asturias & Princess Letizia of Asturias presided over the awarding of the XXX edition Journalism Award "Francisco Cerecedo" on Wednesday {Source}

-Prince Felipe of Asturias attended a Military Hearing a commission promoting XL General Air Academy and Military Court to a committee of the National Spanish Association of Military, Civil Guards with Disabilities (ACIME), Military Hearing a group of brigadier generals and admirals
 on Thursday {Source} {Source}{Source}

-Princess Letizia of Asturias participated in the inauguration of the 1st Congreso Internacional Contra la Violencia de Género on Tuesday {Video}. On Thursday, Spain's future Queen Consort presided over the admission of Ms.. Carme Riera in the Royal Spanish Academy {Source}.

-Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo attended a presentation of the XIV edition Solidarity Campaign "One toy, one dream" on Thursday {Source}

-Alejandro Juan Gómez-Acebo y Cano celebrated his 9th birthday on Tuesday.


-King Carl XVI Gustaf received the Minister for Financial Markets on Monday {Source}On Thursday, Sweden's King held an audience of Turkish Prime Minister {Source}

-King Carl XVI Gustaf & Crown Princess Victoria attended a meetings with the Advisory Council, National Cabinet on Wednesday {Source} {Source}

-Crown Princess Victoria & Prince Daniel visited Hackney Community College, Google Campus and Level 39, met with London's Mayor, met with Queen Elizabeth II, and attended a Swedish Industrial Forum in London on Thursday {Source}. On Friday, the future Swedish Monarch and Consort visited the Senate House at King's College, University of Cambridge where they met with Swedish students studying at the university and toured the Seven Acres Skanska housing development {Photos}

-Prince Daniel attended the Anders Wall lecture on entrepeneurship at Uppsala University on Wednesday {Source}

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