Sunday, January 8, 2017

The Royal Recap of the Royals You Love: January 2-8, 2017

Belgium

-Prince Laurent,  Princess Claire, Princess Louise, Prince Nicolas & Prince Aymeric visited a shelter for the homeless and their dogs on Thursday {Photos}

Denmark

-Queen Margrethe II, Crown Prince Fredrik, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Joachim, Princess Marie attended a New Year's Levee on Tuesday {Photos}

-Queen Margrethe II took part in a final  New Year levées on Wednesday {Photos}

-Prince Vincent & Princess Josephine celebrated their 6th birthdays on Sunday.

Great Britain

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge was announced as the new patron of the Metropolitan & City Police Orphans Fund on Wednesday {Source}.
The Fund will mark its 80th anniversary in 2017.

-George Windsor, The Earl of St. Andrews undertook his role as the newly appointed chancellor of The University of Bolton on Wednesday {Source}.
The previous chancellor was Sir Ernest Nigel Ryder.

Greece

-King Constantine II & Queen Anne-Marie attended a memorial event in honor of Danish sailor Paul Elvstrøm on Monday {Source}.
Mr. Elvstrøm died on 7 December 2016. He represented Denmark in numerous sailing championships and Olympic games.

-Prince Michael celebrated his 78th birthday on Saturday.
Prince Michael is the first cousin of The Duke of Edinburgh (their fathers, Andrew and Christopher were brothers) and first cousin 1x removed from King Constantine II through George I of Greece. This also makes Constantine II and The Duke of Edinburgh 1st cousins 1x removed via George I of Greece. 

Italy

-Princess Beatrice of Bourbon-Two Sicillies visited the MANN of Carlo II exhibition at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli on Friday {Photos}.
Princess Beatrice is the elder sister of The Duke of Castro. She is also the mother of Jean-Christophe, Prince Napoleon.

-Prince Pedro of Bourbon-Two Sicillies celebrated his 10th birthday on Tuesday.

Japan

-Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko Crown Prince Naruhito, Crown Princess Masako, Prince Akishino, Princess Kiko of Akishino, Princess Mako  of Akishino & Princess Kako of Akishino attended a ceremony to welcome the New Year on Monday {Photos}

Jordan

-Kareemah Talhouni celebrated her 1st birthday on Saturday.

Luxembourg

-Grand Duke Jean celebrated his 96th birthday on Thursday.

Norway

-King Harald V held an investiture ceremony awarding Norweigan theatre director Arnulf Haga, Verdal, a Knight 1st Class of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav on Wednesday {Source}.

-Queen Sonja attended the official opening of University of Bergen on Wednesday {Source}

-Crown Prince Haakon & Crown Princess Mette-Marit attended the NHO Annual Conference Dinner on Thursday {Photos}{Source}

Romania

-Elisabeta-Karina Medforth-Mills celebrated her 28th birthday on Wednesday.

Spain

-King Felipe VI & Queen Letizia attended the New Year's Military Parade on Friday {Photos}

-King Juan Carlos I celebrated his 79th birthday on Thursday.

-Don Juan Filiberto Gómez-Acebo y de Borbón & Winston Holmes Carney celebrated their 2nd wedding anniversary on Monday.