Sunday, February 19, 2017

The Royal Recap of the Royals You Love: February 13-19, 2017


-King Philippe, Queen Mathilde, Princess Marie-Esméralda & Princess Léa attended this morning Mass of the deceased at the Church of Our Lady of Laeken on Friday {Photos}
Princess Marie-Esméralda & Princess Léa are sisters-in-law, and the aunts of King Philippe, Princess Marie-Esméralda is the goddaughter and younger half-sister of King Albert II and Princess Léa is the widow of Prince Alexander of Belgium.

-King Philippe & Queen Mathilde visited Verviers provence on Wednesday {Photos}{Photos}. On Thursday, they held an audience with Bill Gates {Photos}

-King Philippe held an audience with the Belgian Prime Minister and the Brexit Chief Negotiator for the European Commission on Monday {Source}{Source}. On Tuesday, the Belgian monarch held an audience with the President and CEO of International Crisis Group and attended the inaugural session of the International Conference Mediation: Possibilities and Limits. Recent experiences in favor of peace {Source}{Source}

-Queen Mathilde held an audience with SDGVoices on Tuesday {Source}{Photos}. On Thursday, the Belgian consort visited KTA MoBi school as part of Harassment Week: School and Students Against Harassment! {Photos}. On Saturday, the Belgian Consort attended the 175 Anniversary celebrations of Dordrechts Museum {Photos}

-Queen Paola fell and broke her hip and underwent surgery on Thursday {Source}

-Prince Contantin Foulques d'Orléans celebrated his 14th birthday on Wednesday.


-Princess Olga Sophie of Hanover celebrated her 59th birthday on Friday.

-Princess Alexandra Irene of Hanover, Princess of Leiningen celebrated her 58th birthday on Saturday.

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh officially opened the   new National Cyber Security Centre on Tuesday {Photos}

-Queen Elizabeth II held audiences with the High Commissioner for India, andthe High Commissioner for the Seychelles on Wednesday {Photos}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge & Prince Harry of Wales took part in filming a documentary on the London Marathon for their mental health charity at St. Mary's University on Monday {Source}

-The Prince Andrew, The Duke of York attended a Patron's Evening of the group British Exploring on Friday {Photos} On Sunday the Queen's second son celebrated his 57th birthday.

-The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal visited Joshua Ellis Cashmere Woolen Mill to celebrate its 250th anniversary on Thursday {Source}

-Prince Harry of Wales visited the England rugby team training session at Twickenham Stadium on Friday {Photos}

-Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge visited the RAF Air Cadets at RAF Wittering on Tuesday {Photos}


-Princess Maria Olympia attended New York Fashion Week's Michael Kors show on Wednesday {Photos}
another royal also in attendance at NYFW-Pauline Ducruet from Monaco attended Oscar de la Renta on Monday, HOWEVER, her pics are from her personal Instagram, so I won't be posting them.


-Crown Prince Naruhito & Crown Princess Masako visited the exhibition Eternal Treasures of the Kasugataisha Shrine at the National Museum of Tokyo on Thursday {Photos}


-Queen Rania visited the Phi Science Institute on Monday {Photos}

-Princess Alia bint Al-Hussein celebrated her 61st birthday on Monday.

-Prince Abdullah bin al-Faisal celebrated his 1st birthday on Friday.


-Prince Hans Adam II celebrated his 72nd birthday on Tuesday.


-Grand Duke Henri  & Grand Duchess Maria Teresa celebrated their 36th wedding anniversary on Monday.

-Grand Duchess Maria Teresa attended the signing of the international campaign to mobilize action against poverty, social exclusion and the dignity of people for the ADT Foundation on Monday {Photos}

-Princess Stéphanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess celebrated her 33rd birthday on Saturday.

-Princess Alexandra celebrated her 26th birthday on Thursday.

-Prince Louis & Tessy Antony have officially divorced after an 8 month separation as of Friday {Source}


-Prince Albert II & Princess Charlene attended the 2017 Laureus World Sports Awards on Tuesday {Photos}

-Prince Albert II attended a signing of an an agreement with the Oxford Martin School and the PAII Foundation on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, Monaco's sovereign attended the 22nd Scientific and Technical Committee's working session, held an audience with Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, and attended a screening of the Solar Impulse{Source}{Source}. On Thursday, he attended the opening of the 1st Monaco International Auto Show {Photos}.

The Netherlands

-Queen Maxima visited the foundation Emma at Work in the Emma Children's Hospital / Academic Medical Center on Tuesday {Source}


-King Harald V, Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Princess Ingrid Alexandra, Prince Sevrre Magnus, Princess Martha Louise, Maud Angelica Behn, Leah Isadora Behn, Emma Tallulah Behn & Marius Borg Høiby took part om a photoshoot to mark the 80th birthdays of their majesties on Thursday {Photos}

 -King Harald V & Queen Sonja had new photos released to mark their 80th birthdays this year on Thursday{Photos}

-Crown Prince Haakon & Crown Princess Mette-Marit  visited Torshov Refugee Reception Centre (Torshov transittmottak) on Wednesday {Photos}{Source}

-Crown Prince Haakon visited  LO og Tine on Thursday {Source}

-Crown Princess Mette-Marit visited the Oslo Life Science 2017 Conference on Thursday {Photos}


-Crown Princess Margareta chaired the meeting of the Managing Committee of the Red Cross National Society on Wednesday {Source}. On Saturday, the Custodian of the Romanian Crown attended a viewing of the documentary of the 223rd edition of the show King of Time {Source}
-Princess Maria visited the National Museum of Romanian History on Tuesday {Source}


-King Felipe VI & Queen Letizia attended the closure of the Fundación Telefónica project on The economic value of Spanish  on Monday {Photos}. On Friday, they attended the opening of the exhibition  Masterpieces of Budapest from the Renaissance to the Vanguards  {Photos}.

-King Felipe VI attended the inauguration of the sixth edition of the "European Forum for Science, Technology and Innovation, Transfers on Wednesday {Source}

-Queen Letizia held an audiences with representatives of the Vianorte-Laguna Foundation and the Women's Network of Madrid on Wednesday {Source}{Source}

-Infanta Cristina & Inaki Urdangarin learned the outcome of their corruption trial on Friday {Source}
Infanta Cristina was found not guilty, but faces a fine of €265,000, while Inaki was found guilty, facing a fine of €512,000 and six years and 3 months in prison. I suspect this means a divorce is upcoming...but we shall see. If he doesn't appeal his sentence and begins his prison term right away, he would be released when his children are legally adults, ranging  in age between 18 and 24 (if he serves a full term) 


-Princess Madeleine attended the opening of the he "Room for Children" at the Southbank Centre on Tuesday {Photos}

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