Sunday, January 15, 2017

TheRoyal Recap of the Royals You Love: January 9-15, 2017

Austria

-Archduchess Zsófia celebrated her 16th birthday on Thursday.

Belgium

-King Philippe & Queen Mathilde attended a New Year's Diplomatic Corps Reception on Thursday {Source}.

-Princess Astrid, The Archduchess of Austria-Este & Prince Lorenz, The Archduke of Austria-Este attended the 2017 Motor Show on Friday {Photos}{Source}

-King Philippe held an audience with the Belgian Prime Minister on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, he held audiences with the ambassador to the United States, attended the swearing-in as Attorney General at the Court of Cassation and attended a memorial service for former Belgian Minister of State  Luc Coene {Source}{Source}{Source}

-Queen Mathilde  hosted a round table conference with Belgian ONGs on a better cooperation in the field, to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals on Tuesday {Source}

-Princess Astrid, The Archduchess of Austria-Este undertook an economic mission to Texas, USA starting on Monday {Source}

Bhutan

-Princess Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck celebrated her 37th birthday on Tuesday.

Denmark

-Crown Princess Mary was awarded the Berlingske Foundation Award of Honour on Tuesday {Source}.

Great Britain

-The Prince Charles of Wales, The Duke of Rothesay & Camilla, The Duchess of Rothesay attended a musical performance of Robert Burns poetry on Friday {Photos}
The Couple are known as The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay in Scotland.

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal visited the UK Parliament to meet Speakers and Deputies of Commonwealth Parliament on Friday {Photos}

-Sophie, The Countess of Wessex visited the 5th Battalion The Rifles at their new home at Ward Barracks on Wednesday {Photos}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge & Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge visited Child Bereavement UK Centre at CBUK Stratford on Wednesday {Photos}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge visited a CentrePoint-run youth hostel on Tuesday {Photos}

-Princess Eugenie of York attended the Bunga Bunga Launch Party on Thursday {Photos}

-Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge celebrated her 35th birthday on Monday.

-Zara Anne Elizabeth Philips Tindall & Michael James Tindall attended the 2017 Magic Millions Raceday on Saturday {Photos}

-Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl Snowdon passed away at the age of 86 on Friday {Source}
Obituary comming. He was the husband of The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon and was the father of David, The 2nd Earl of Snowdon and Lady Sarah Chatto.

-Princess Michael of Kent celebrated her 72nd birthday on Sunday.

-George Windsor, The Earl of St. Andrews & Sylvana Palma Windsor, The Countess of St. Andrews celebrated their 29th wedding anniversary on Monday.

Germany

-Gustav Frederik, Hereditary Prince of Sayn-Wittengstein-Berleburg celebrated his 48th birthday on Thursday.

-Kelly, Hereditary Princess of Saxe-Coburn und Gotha, Duchess of Saxony celebrated her 42nd birthday on Tuesday.

Japan

-Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko, Crown Prince Naruhito, Crown Princess Masako, Prince Fumihito of Akishino, Kiko, Princess Akishino, Princess Mako of Akishino & Princess Kako of Akishinoattended the 2017 Utakai-Hajime-no-Gi Ceremony on Friday {Photos}

-Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko, Crown Princess Masako attend a series of lectures by experts, known as the Imperial New Year's Lectures on Wednesday {Photos}

Jordan

-Queen Rania met with women from Sayyidat Nashmiyyat Group on Wednesday {Photos}.

Liechtenstein

-Prince Hans-Adam II, Princess Marie, Hereditary Prince Alois II & Hereditary Princess Sophie, Duchess in Bravia attended a New Year's Reception on Saturday {Photos}

Luxembourg

-Grand Duke Henri, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke & Princess Stephanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess held several audiences with several members of the Luxembourger Government on Tuesday {Source}.

-Grand Duke Henri & Grand Duchess Maria Teresa held an audience with  German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday {Source}.

-Grand Duke Henri & Prince Guliiaume, Hereditary Grand Duke attended a  New Year's concert of the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra on Wednesday {Source}.

Monaco

-Baroness Elisabeth-Anne de Massy celebrated her 70th birthday on Friday.

-Antoine de Massy celebrated his 20th birthday on Sunday.

The Netherlands

-Princess Margriet Francisca & Prof. Pieter van Vollenhoven, Jr. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Tuesday.

Norway

-King Harald V held an audience with Iver Kleive to award her the Order of St. Olav on Thursday {Source}

-Crown Prince Haakon & Crown Princess Mette-Marit visited the Norwegian Rescue Dogs (Norske Redningshunder) on Wednesday {Photos}. On Saturday, the royal couple attended the men's volleyball finals {Source}

-Crown Prince Haakon attended the opening of Kubatoren and attended a comittee meeting of the European Championships in surfing for 2017 and 2018 on Thursday {Source}{Source}

-Crown Princess Mette-Marit visited the Forum for Women and Development (FOKUS) on Wednesday {Photos} On Thursday, she released an open letter celebrating her eldest son, Marius upcoming 20th birthday {Source}

-Marius Borg Høiby celebrated his 20th birthday on Friday.
Next week, he will begin a degree program in business administration in a university the United States, where he will lead a private life, he will no longer be listed on the Norwegian Royal Family website or appear at official functions unless it is a natural thing for the whole family to be present {Source}

Spain

-King Felipe VI held an audience with members of the Board of Government of the Real Maestranza de Caballería de Granada on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, he presided over the opening of the VII edition of "Spain Investors Day" and attended the funeral of a former president of Portugal {Source}{Source}

-Queen Letizia attended a working meeting of Spanish Association Against Cancer on Tuesday {Source}

-Don Iñaki Urdangarín y Liebaert celebrated his 49th birthday on Sunday.


Sweden

-Countess Diana Bernadotte af Wisborg & Stefan Dedek married in a religious ceremony on Saturday {Photos}.
Countess Diana is the daughter of Count Lenhart af Wisbourg & his second wife Sonja Anita Maria Bernadotte, Countess of Wisborg. Count Lenhart is the 1st cousin 1x removed of King Carl XVI Gustav, making Diana Carl XVI's 2nd cousin.


Yugoslavia

-Prince Alexandder & Prince Philip celebrated their 35th birthdays on Sunday.