Sunday, October 5, 2014

The Royal Recap of the Royals You Love: September 29-October 5, 2014

Belgium

-King Philippe & Queen Mathilde attended the  inauguration of the replica of a World War I pontoon bridge across the Scheldt River on Friday {Photos}

-King Philippe held a meeting with the former Prime Minister of Norway and current North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary-General on Thursday {Photos}.

-Queen Mathilde viewed the exhibition  Sensation et Sensualité: Rubens et son Héritage(Sensation and Sensuality: Rubens and his Legacy) on Thursday {Photos}

-Prince Emmanuel celebrated his 9th birthday on Saturday.

-Princess Astrid, Archduchess of Austria-Este & Prince Lorenz, Archduke of Austria-Este attended the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Charity Gala Dinner on Wednesday {Photo}{Photos}

-Princess Marie-Esméralda celebrated her 58th birthday on Tuesday.

Denmark

-Princess Benedikte attended the opening of the new project Erindringsdans for Demente on Friday {Video}

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II met with the former Commander Royalty and Specialist Protection Department on Monday {Source}.

-The Prince Charles of Wales & Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall attended the funeral of the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire on Tuesday {Source}.
The Dowager Duchess of Devonshire died on 24th September, and was one of the famous Mitford Sisters.

-The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay  attended a reception for the River Dee Trust on Tuesday {Source}.

-The Prince Andrew, The Duke of York departed for Switzerland, where he attended a United Kingdom Small and Medium Enterprises and Innovation Reception, visited the Compact Muon Solanoid, CERN, the European Centre for Nuclear Research, attended a Lunch with Young British Scientists at the Headquarters of CERN, attended a 60th anniversary celebrations of CERN, and attended a Dinner given by Her Majesty's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organisations on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, the Queen's second son  visited Barking and Dagenham College, visited the Centre for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellenceand attended a Working Lunch with Industry Leaders in manufacturing and research on Tuesday {Source}.

-The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex opened the new offices of West Dorset District Council, visited Veterans Outreach Support at the Royal Maritime Club, opened the Sixth Form Centre at Portsmouth Grammar School and visited WETWHEELS at Gunwharf Quays  on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, the Queen's youngest child met with the Chief Justice of the Republic of South Africa, and held a meeting of the Royal Wolverhampton School on Tuesday {Source}.

-Sophie, The Countess of Wessex attended a dinner and re-opened the Great Gallery at Hertford House on Tuesday {Source}.

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal embarked on a trip to Ethopia, where she visited the Save the Children Field Office, visited Dongore Furda Kebele, met with the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia  and attended a reception for Save the Children UK   on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, the Queen's only daughter visited Juma Island, launched the Jubilee Hope Medical Project, attended  a reception on board the MV VICTORIA, visited the Vine Trust's Family Homebuilding Project, opened the Kimashuku Children's Centre, visited Rafiki School on Tuesday {Source}.

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge held an investiture on behalf of his grandmother on Tuesday {Source}

-Birigitte, The Duchess of Gloucester attended a meeting of the Governing body of the Royal Academy of Music on Monday {Source}.

-Princess Alexandra of Kent, The Hon. Lady Ogilvy  attended a Reception at Highclere Castle for the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals on Tuesday {Source}.
Highclere Castle is the residence of the Earl and Lady Carnarvon and the present filming location of the TV drama, Downton Abbey.

Greece

-Prince Nikolas celebrated his 45th birthday on Wednesday.

Luxembourg

-Prince Guillaume & Princess Sibilla attended the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Charity Gala Dinner on Wednesday {Photo}{Photos}

Monaco

-Prince Albert II attended the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Charity Gala Dinner on Wednesday {Photo}{Photos}.

-Princess Caroline of Hanover presided over 2014 Prix de la Fondation Prince Pierre on Tuesday {Video}

The Netherlands

-King Williem-Alexander attended the 2014 Heinekenprijzen (Heineken Prizes for Arts and Sciences) on Thursday {Photos}

-Princess Beatrix attended the 2014 Max van der Stoel Award Ceremony on Thursday {Photos}. On Friday, the former queen officially opened the Leger des Heils (Salvation Army’s) Majoor Bosshardtburgh homeless shelter {Source}.
Norway

-King Harald V, Queen Sonja & Crown Prince Haakon attended the opening of the 159th Session of Storting (Parliament) on Thursday {Photos}

-Ari Behn celebrated his 42nd birthday on Tuesday.

-Emma Tallulah Behn celebrated her 6th birthday on Monday.

Saudi Arabia

-Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud attended the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Charity Gala Dinner on Wednesday {Photo}{Photos}.

Spain

-King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia presided over the opening of the 2014-2015 academic year at  University of Castilla-La Mancha on Tuesday {Source}. On Thursday, the king and queen attended the opening of the Feria Internacional Ganadera y 561 Tradicional de San Miguel {Source}. On Wednesday, the royal pair hosted a luncheon for the President of Hondouras and his wife {Source}. On Friday, they attended a dinner in honor of the winners of the"Mariano de Cavia", "Luca de Tena" and "Mingote" Awards {Source}.

-King Felipe VI presided over the closing of the XXV Plenary Assembly of the Business Council of Latin America (CEAL)  on Friday {Source}.

-King Juan Carlos I attended a luncheon for appreciation of his 39 years of military service on Tuesday {Source}. On Thursday, the former Spanish king attended a Plenary Assembly XXV Latin American Business Council (CEAL) meeting {Source}.

-Queen Sofia received the Steiger 2014 Solidarity Award on Friday {Source}.

-Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo attended a ceremony to recognize a project of two students of Civil Engineering of Politència University of Valencia (UPV) has won first prize in a design competition held under the PAL project BIKE --Fundación Mapfre on Thursday {Source}

-Don Juan Urdangarian y Bórbon celebrated his 15th birthday on Monday.


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