Sunday, November 22, 2015

The Recap of the Royals You Love: November 16-22, 2015

Belgium

-King Philippe & Queen Mathilde attended a ceremony dedicated to those who recieved a title of Belgian nobility on Tuesday {Photos}. On Wednesday, the royal pair attended a ceremony dedicated to individuals who received a nobility title by Arrêtés Royaux (Royal Decree) {Source}. On Wednesday, they undertook a day of engagements in the province of Hainaut in the region of Walloon, Belgium {Photos}

-King Philippe  attended day two of the Enterprise 2020 Summit: The Future of Europe on Tuesday {Photos}

-Queen Mathilde attended a viewing the special exhibition entitled, L'Homme, le Dragon et la Mort: La Gloire de Saint Georges (The Man, The Dragon, and The Death: The Glory of Saint George) on Tuesday {Photos}. On Wednesday, the Belgian Queen attended the 2015 Chemistry for the Future Solvay Prize {Photos}.

Bulgaria

-Prince Umberto celebrated his 16th birthday on Friday.

-Princess Sofia celebrated her 16th birthday on Friday.

Denmark

-Queen Margrethe II & Henrik, Prince Consort attended Københavns Universitet (University of Copenhagen) Annual Celebration on Friday {Photos}

-Queen Margrethe II attened the Kongellge Livgarde and presented the 2015 Dronningens ur on Wednesday {Photos}.

-Crown Prince Frederik officially opened the 2015 Le Gruyère European Curling Championships on Friday {Photos}
-Princess Marie attended the opening of the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Week for the Dansk Industri (Danish Industry) on Tuesday {Photos}

-Princess Alexandra  of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Countess von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth celebrated her 45th birthday on Friday. 

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary on Friday.

-The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex officially opened the new University Technical College at the University of Bolton on Tuesday {Source}

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal opened the Inverness College, University of Highlands and Islands (UHI) building on Tuesday {Source}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge & Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge paid a visit the British French Embassy to sign a condolences book for the people of France after the attacks on Tuesday {Photos}. On Friday, the royal pair undertook a day of various engagements in North Wales {Photos}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge attended an investiture ceremony on Tuesday {Photos}. On Wednesday, he attended the England-France Football match {Photos} On Wednesday, the future monarch visited Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust hospital & Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust's Molecular Pathology and West Wing Clinical Research Centre {Photos}

-Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge attended the 2015 Fostering Excellence Awards on Tuesday {Photos}. On Wednesday, the Queen's granddaughter-in-law attened the Place2Be Headteacher Conference {Photos}

-The Lady Davina Lewis celebrated her 38th birthday on Thursday.

Greece

-Princess Olga, Princess of Savoy-Aosta, Duchess of Apulia celebrated her 44th birthday on Tuesday.

Italy

-Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two-Scilles, The Duke of Castro & Princess Camilla of  Bourbon-Two Sicilies, The Duchess of Castro attended the church service to celebrate  Fête Nationale de Monaco 2015 on Thursday {Photos}

Japan

-Crown Prince Naruhito  participated in the United Nations Secretary General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB) closing ceremony on Friday {Photos}

Jordan

-King Abdullah II, Queen Rania & Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein attended a dinner in honor of the state visit to Spain of King Abdullah II & Queen Rania of Jordan on Thursday{Source}.

-King Abdullah II held an audience with King Felipe VI of Spain, visited the facilities of Airbus Defence and Space,  and visited the C295 Multipurpose on Friday{Source}.

-Queen Rania  attended  a meeting at the Center for Molecular Biology "Severo Ochoa"
 and visited the laboratories of the Centre on Friday {Source}.

Monaco

-Prince Albert II, Princess Charlene, Princess Caroline of Hanover, Pierre Rainier Stefano Casiraghi, Beatrice Borromero Casiraghi, Charlotte Marie Pomeline Casiraghi, Princess Alexandra of Hanover, Louis Robert Paul Ducruet, Baroness Elisabeth-Anne de Massy, Christian Louis de Massy, Jonkvrouw Leticia de Massy de Brouwer, Baron Jean-Leonard Taubert-Natta de Massy,  & Melanie Antoinette de Massy attended the  Fête Nationale de Monaco 2015 Cour d'honoeur ceremony, church service and balcony appearance on Thursday {Photos}
Baroness Elisabeth-Anne, Christian Louis, Jonkvrouw Leticia de Massy de Brouwer, Baron Jean-Leonard Taubert-Natta de Massy, & Melanie Antoinette de Massy are members of the de Massy family, Elisabeth-Anne and Christian are Prince Albert's 1st cousins.
The family was joined by the 11 month old twins, Prince Jacques, Hereditary Prince & Princess Gabriella for the balcony portion of the event.

-Prince Albert II, Princess Charlene, Princess Caroline of Hanover & Princess Alexandra of Hanover led Monaco in a National Moment of Silence in solidarity with France to honor the victims of the attacks on 11/13/15 on Monday {Photos}.

-Prince Albert II & Princess Charlene present gifts to Monaco Red Cross volunteers for Fête Nationale de Monaco 2015 on Tuesday {Photos}.

-Princess Charlene attended the 30th Annual Conference for Healthcare Workers on Friday {Source}

-Princess Stephanie presented gifts to Monaco's elderly citizens as part of the 2015 Fête nationale de Monaco events on Wednesday {Photos}

The Netherlands

-King Willem-Alexander I participated in the United Nations Secretary General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB) closing ceremony on Friday {Photos}.

-Pieter Anton Maurits Erik van Vollenhoven celebrated his 7th birthday on Thursday. 

Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Parma, Duke of Parma & Piacenza & Princess Annemarie of Bourbon-Parma, Duchess of Parma & Piacenza celebrated their 5th wedding anniversary on Friday.

Norway

-Crown Prince Haakon began a Norweigan Business and Relations trip to Brazil on Tuesday {Source}

-Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Princess Ingrid Alexandra, Prince Sverre Magnus & Marius Borg Høiby attended a memorial service for victims of terrorist attacks in Paris on Tuesday {Source}.

Portugal

-Isabel Inês de Herédia, Duchess of Braganza celebrated her 49th birthday on Sunday.

Spain

-King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia, King Juan Carlos I & Queen Sofia attended the Premios Nacionales del Deporte 2014 on Tuesday {Source}. On Thursday, the royals attended a dinner in honor of the state visit of King Abdullah II & Queen Rania of Jordan {Source}

-King Felipe VI attended the plenary session of the "European Round Table"on Monday {Source}. On Wednesday, the Spanish monarch presided over the VIII Meeting of the Hispano-German Forum {Source}. On Friday, he held an audience with King Abdullah II,  visited the facilities of Airbus Defence and Space,  and visited the C295 Multipurpose{Source}.

-Queen Letizia presided over the Annual Meeting of the Board of the Foundation for Women in Africa on Tuesday {Source}. On Friday, she attended  a meeting at the Center for Molecular Biology "Severo Ochoa"
 and visited the laboratories of the Centre{Source}.

-King Juan Carlos I presented the Fondena X Prize (Fund for the Protection of Nature) on Tuesday {Source}.

-Queen Sofia presided over the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Maternal and Child Hospital, University Hospital La Paz on Tuesday {Source}. On Wednesday, the former Spanish Queen and Greek Princess presided over the delivery of the XXIV edition of the Queen Sofia Ibero-American Poetry Prize
{Source}

Sweden

-King Carl XVI Gustaf held an audience with Ukraine's visiting President on Tuesday {Source}.

-King Carl XVI Gustaf & Crown Princess Victoria met with the Swedish Foreign Relations Committee and met with Sweden's Justice & Migration Minister on Tuesday {Source}{Source}.

-Crown Princess Victoria & Prince Daniel visited the Värmlands Museum, Karlstad University and Central Hospital, and  visited a home for refugee children on Wednesday {Source}.

-Princess Madeleine & Princess Leonore attended the Swedish Church in London Christmas Market opening on Friday {Photo}
This is a former task of Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler who also lives in London. Margaretha is King Carl XVI Gustaf's older sister and she continuiously opened the market until 1999-ish. I guess now that Princess Madeleine is in London she will do this with her family every year.

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