Sunday, April 13, 2014

The Recap of the Royals You Love: April 7-13, 2014


-Prince Laurent & Princess Claire celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary on Saturday.


-Crown Princess Mary  officially open the new exhibition, Verden i Vikingetiden (The World in the Viking Age) on Thursday {Photos}.

-Princess Benedikte attended the 2014 Industrial Supply Fair on Monday {Photos}

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II attended the Dubai Duty Free Spring Trials on Friday {Photos}
-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince Charles of Wales, Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall  attended a welcoming ceremony in honor of the State Visit from the Irish President and First Lady on Tuesday {Source}

-Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh met members of the Royal College of Organists to commemorate their 150th anniversary on Wednesday {Source}. On Thursday, the royal couple was joined by the President and First Lady of Ireland at an Northern Irish themed reception at Windsor Castle {Source}

-Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh  visited the Windsor Sea Cadet Unit Open Day on Monday {Source}

-The Prince Charles of Wales & Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall celebrated their 9th wedding anniversary on Wednesday.

-The Prince Charles of Wales  met with the Executive and Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, attended a reception for the Hackney Horse Society, visited the exhibition The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy 1714-1760 on Monday {Source}. On Thursday, the future monarch visited J36 Rural Auction Centre, attended the launch of the Tourism Initiative, visited the Northern Fells Group Rural Revival Initiative, and Hospice at Home West Cumbria {Source}

-Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall visited The London Book Fair 2014 where she met with meeting agents, authors and publishers and representatives of literacy charities on Wednesday {Source}

-The Prince Andrew, The Duke of York attended an Apprenticeship Event at the Society of Editors Regional Conference on Monday {Source}. On Wednesday, the Queen's second son viewed the Colours of former disbanded Irish Regiments at Windsor Castle with the Irish President {Source}. On Thursday, The Duke of York visited with participants in "Gloucestershire Echo's" Apprenticeship Award Scheme at Launchpad, opened the Naval Service Recovery Pathway at HM Naval Base Devonport and attened the book launch of The Reign of King George II 1727-1760  at St. James Palace{Source}

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal opened the Creamery and presented The Queen's Award for Enterprise at Coombe Castle, visited Kennet and Avon Canal Trust, opened the new Galleries at Wiltshire Heritage Museum, and attended a reception for Save the Children UK on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, the Queen's only daughter opened the new Yard and Stable Block at Riverside Riding for the Disabled Association, attended the inaugural Colloquium for engineering students at the Researcher Hub at the University of Huddersfield, and visited West Yorkshire Probation Trust on Tuesday {Source}. On Wednesday, she visited How Hill Trust, marked the 60th anniversary of Herbert Woods, visited the HM Prison Bure, MyPlace,  and attended a Livery Dinner at Fishmongers' Hall {Source}. On Friday, she met with the former Co-Director and incomming Co-Director of Scotland's Churches Trust, met with  Lieutenant General Robert Baxter and the newly appointed Major General Nicholas Pope of Master of Signals and attended a court meeting and luncheon at Fishmongers' Hall {Source}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge & Prince George of Cambridge began their much anticipated royal tour to Australia and New Zealand on Monday. Check back for a full recap of the tour soon {Source}.

-Princess Beatrice of York attended the launch of the fine jewellery designer Sabine Ghanem's new Harlequin collection on Wednesday {Source}

-Princess Eugenie of York attended the official opening of the NYC Ladureé on Wednesday {Source}

-Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester & Birigitte, The Duchess of Gloucester attended the Lord Mayor's Big Curry Lunch in support of ABF the Soldiers' Charity on Friday {Source}

-Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester attended a private viewing of The First Georgians: Art and Monarchy 1714-1760 at The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace on Monday {Source}. On Wednesday, he met with the newly appointed Director of the Royal Army Medical Corps {Source}. On Friday, he presented the British Expertise International Awards{Source}.

-Birigitte, The Duchess of Gloucester visited St. Paul's Cathedral Volunteer Needlework Ladies and presented the Beryl Dean Education Award for Teaching Excellence on Monday {Source}. On Friday, she attended a dinner at Roehamption Club for the Law Tennis Association{Source}.

-The Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent  began an official visit to Bulgaria, where he visited the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, met with the President of Bulgaria and his administration, and attended a dinner given by the President on Monday {Source}.  On Tuesday, the Queen's cousin continued his visit to Bulgaria, with an audience with the Foreign Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria, attended a service and reception in honor of Commonwealth for those who died in WWI, and attended a reception for British business representatives in Bulgaria{Source}.

-Prince Michael of Kent & Princess Michael of Kent attended a concert at Royal Albert Hall with the Irish President and First Lady in honor of the Irish President's state visit on Thursday {Source}


-Emperor Akihito & Emperess Michiko celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on  Thursday.


-King Abdullah II visited the Public Security Department  and met with Pope Francis on Monday {Source}{Source}. On Tuesday, he visited Austria for a one-day visit {Photos}

-Queen Rania visited La Storia Museum on Monday {Source}. The Jordanian Queen visited   the Rosary Sisters Visitation Home on Wednesday {Source}


-Princess Tatjana celebrated her 41st birthday on Thursday.


-Prince Felix attended the launch party of his new wine collection on Tuesday {Source}


-Prince Albert II attended a viewing of  the photo exhibition, Entre Art et Science: Le Corail en Images de l'Animal au Cristal  on Monday {Video}

-Prince Albert II & Princess Charlene officially opened the new L'île aux Bambins day care center on Tuesday {Photo}

-Baroness Elisabeth Anne de Massy & Melanie-Antoinette de Massy attended the ATP Monte Carlo Rolex Masters Launch Party on Saturday {Photos}

-Jazmin Grace Grimaldi attended th premiere for Nicolas Cage's new film Joe on Wednesday {Source}

The Netherlands

-King Williem-Alexander I, Queen Maxima, Princess Beatrix, Princess Laurentien, Prince Pieter-Christiaan attended the Koningsdagconcert at the Philharmonie on Tuesday {Photos}.

-Queen Maxima officially open the Campus Hoogvliet on Tuesday {Photos}

-Princess Ariane celebrated her 6th birthday on Thursday.


-Leah Isadora Behn  celebrated her 8th birthday on Tuesday.


-King Juan Carlos I was presented with Credentials of the Ambassadors of Thailand, Oman, Indonesia, Malaysia, Czech Republic and Morocco on Wednesday {Source}.

-Queen Sofia attended the 50th anniversary celebrations of the  Asociación de Padres y Familiares de Personas con Discapacidad Intelectual o del Desarrollo (ASPANIAS) on Monday {Source}.

-Prince Felipe of Asturias & Princess Letizia of Asturias attended the 100th anniversary celebration of the PUIG company and the inauguration of the company’s new headquarters on Monday {Photos}{Source}

-Prince Felipe of Asturias attended the closing of the  Cumbre de la Innovación de Confederación Española de Organizaciones Empresariales (CEOE)  on Wednesday {Source}.

-Princess Letizia of Asturias met with representatives from the Fundación Síndrome de Down Madrid to celebrate the organization's 25th anniversary, attended a meeting of the Organizing Committee of the World Championship Figure Skating and attended an audience with representatives from Woman Today magazine to celebrate the publication's 15th anniversary  on Wednesday {Source}{Source}{Source}


-Queen Silvia accepted the Friedenstein Award on Monday {Video}.

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