Sunday, August 7, 2016

The Royal Recap of the Royals You Love: August 1-7, 2016

Belgium

-Alexandra Léopoldine Moncada celebrated her 18th birthday on Thursday.

Bhutan

-Princess Ashi Sonam Dechen Wangchuck celebrated her 35th birthday on Friday.

Denmark

-Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, Princess Marie, Prince Nikolai, Prince Felix, Prince Henrik & Princess Athena attended the opening of the the Danish Pavilion at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Tuesday {Photos}.

-Crown Prince Frederik & Crown Princess Mary  attended the opening ceremony of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) session on Monday {Photos}. On Tuesday, they attended the International Olympic Committee's President’s Dinner {Photos} On Friday, they visited the Australian delegation ahead of the opening of the 2016 Olympics and attended the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games {Photo}

-Carina Axelsson celebrated her 48th birthday on Friday.

France

-Prince Jacques d'Orléans, Duke d'Orléans & Gersende, The Duchess d'Orléans celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary on Wednesday.

Great Britain

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal visited Team GB Preparation Camp on Sunday {Photos}.

-Lady Nicholas Windsor (Princess Paola Doimi de Lupis de Frankopan Šubic Zrinski) celebrated her 47th birthday on Saturday.

-The Lady Frederick Windsor (Sophie Winkleman) celebrated her 36th birthday on Friday.

-Columbus George Donald Taylor celebrated his 22nd birthday on Saturday.

Liechtenstein

-Anna Pia Theresia Maria von Lattorff celebrated her 9th birthday on Wednesday.

Luxembourg

-Prince Louis celebrated his 30th birthday on Wednesday

Monaco

-Prince Albert II attended the opening ceremony of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) session in Rio de Janeiro on Monday {Photos}. On Sunday, Monaco's sovereign prince attended the Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay Final {Source}

-Pierre Rainier Stefano Casiraghi & Beatrice Borromeo-Casiraghi celebrated their 1st wedding anniversary on Monday. On Saturday, they attended the 35th Copa del Rey Mapfre Sailing Cup (King's Cup) awards ceremony {Photos}.
Pierre's team placed 4th over all in the GC32 race {results}.
-Charlotte Marie Pomeline Casiraghi celebrated his 30th birthday on Wednesday

The Netherlands

-Princess Irene celebrated her 77th birthday on Friday.

Norway

-Princess Märtha Louise & Ari Behn announced they are in the process of a divorce on Saturday {Source}.
They will have joint custody of their three daughters, who will continue their education as normal.

Romania

-Queen Anne died at the age of 92 on Monday {Source}
funeral arrangements are as follows for next week:

August 9:
  1. 15:15 local time: Her body will arrive at Otopeni Airport and be transported to Peles Castle
  2. 17:00 local time: her body will lay in repose in the Hall of Honor of the Peles Castle 
August 10:

Program officials to visit condolences to Peles Castle, on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, is as follows:

  • Time 10-12: Representatives of the diplomatic corps, the European Union, NATO and International Organizations.
  • Time 12-14: Representatives of state institutions.
  • Time 14-16: Presidential Institution, the Moldovan Presidency, members of the Romanian Government and of the Government, members of the Romanian Parliament and the Parliament of Moldova.
  • Time 16-18: Representatives of the Romanian Academy and Academy State Moldovan Orthodox Church, the Catholic Church and the other institutions of the Faith.
  • 18:30 local time: the repose in the Hall of Honor of the Peles Castle ends. That evening, her body will be transported to Royal Palace Throne Room in Calea Victoriei. Ceremony will be private, no public or media access.
August 11-12:

8AM-22 local time: Her body will lay in state at the Throne Room of the Royal Palace, where public will be allowed to view and leave flowers. ADmission is free, media access is allowed.

August 13:
  • 10:55 local time Coffin will be placed on a bier in the Royal Palace Square, a religious ceremony will take place there. 
  • Public access is free and open to the public. Media is also permitted.
  • 11:30 local time: coffin will be placed in a mortuary van and funeral procession will proceed from Royal Palace Square - Magheru - Romana Square - Victoria Square - Aviatorilor - Charles de Gaulle Square - Arc de Triomphe. From the Arch de Triomphe, the tour will continue to Curtea de Arges, Mogosoaia, Buftea, Titu, Gaesti, Topoloveni, Pitesti, Arges.
  • 15:00 local time: Funeral service of Queen Anne will take place at New Cathedral of Curtea de Arges. Burial will be private with the Romanin Royal Family and other royal families in attendance. he public will have access only to the Archdiocese Park gateway in Curtea de Arges. The media will have access to the New Cathedral of Curtea de Arges.
  • The ceremony will take place in two parts: 15.00-15.50 hours in front of New Cathedral; 15.50-16.10 hour, religious burial ceremony in New Cathedral.

-Crown Princess Margareta & Prince Randu attended a memorial mass for Queen Anne of Romania on Sunday {Source}.

Spain

-King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia, Princess Leonor of Asturias & The Infanta Sofia attended the 2016 Summer Photocall on Thursday {Photos}.

-King Felipe VI held and audience with the president of the Consell of Mallorca on Monday {Photos}. On Saturday, he attended the 35th Copa del Rey Mapfre Sailing Cup (King's Cup) awards ceremony {Photos}

Sweden

-Queen Silvia visited a summer camp for children in Germany on Tuesday {Source}
Her organization, World Childhood Fund,  helps with the camp.

-Princess Sofia attended Industry Day and a fundraising dinner and auction  in support of Project Playground on Thursday {Source}.

-Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnusson celebrated her 73rd birthday on Wednesday.

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