Sunday, May 21, 2017

The Royal Recap of the Royals You Love: May 15-21, 2017

Belgium

-King Philippe attended a concert organized on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the University of Liège  and the Universiteit Gent on Tuesday {Source}{Photos}(link is external)

-Queen Mathilde & Prince Emmanuel attended the semi-finals of the Queen Elisabeth Cello Competition on Monday {Source}{Photos}

-Prince Lorenz, The Archduke of Austria-Este attended the closing session of the Statutory General Assembly of the Royal Association of Historic Dwellings and Gardens of Belgium on Saturday {Source}

-Archduchess Anna Astrid of Austria-Este celebrated her 1st birthday on Wednesday.
Archduchess Anna Astrid is the daughter of Prince Amedeo, Archduke of Austria-Este & Archduchess Elisabetta "Lili" of Austria-Este, thus a great niece of King Philippe of Belgium.

-Leopoldo Daniel Moncada celebrated his 16th birthday on Sunday.

Bulgaria

-Konstantin-Assen, The Prince of Vidin attended the first communion of The Infanta Sofia of Spain on Wednesday{Video}{Photos}
The Prince of Vidin is the godfather of The Infanta Sofia

Germany

-Prince Hubertus, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha & Kelly, Hereditary Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha celebrated their 8th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex, The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal, Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Beatrice of York, Prince Michael of Kent & Princess Michael of Kent attended a garden party on Tuesday {Photos}

-Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent presented new colors to the 1st Battalion and F Company Scots Guards on Friday {Photos}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge, Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry of Wales, Princess Eugenie of York, Prince George of Cambridge & Princess Charlotte of Cambridge attended the wedding of Pippa Middleton to James Matthews on Saturday {Photos}{Photos}{Photos}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge & Prince Harry of Wales attended the presentation of the innaugural Diana Awards The Inaugural Legacy Award on Wednesday {Source}

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge visited Royal Marsden Hospital on Tuesday {Source}

-Peter Mark Andrew Philips & Autumn Patricia Kelly Philips celebrated their 9th wedding anniversary on Wednesday.

-Zara Anne Elizabeth Philips Tindall celebrated her 36th birthday on Monday.

-The Lady Cosima Rose Alexandra Windsor celebrated her 6th birthday on Saturday. 

Greece

-Crown Prince Pavlos celebrated his 50th birthday on Saturday.

-Ana Maria Morales y de Grecia celebrated her 14th birthday on Monday.

Japan

-Emperor Akihito abdication is currently pending, Japanese lawmakers have approved a bill allowing for his abdication, set to take affect within the next three years on Friday {Source}

-Princess Mako of Akishino announced her engagement  to Kei Komuro on Wednesday {Source}
Per current Japanese house law, she will give up her royal status upon marriage

Jordan

-Queen Rania visited Ballas Secondary School for Girls and Ballas Charitable Society on Monday {Photos}. On Wednesday, Jordan's Queen Consort visited Eureka Tech Academy {Photos}. On Sunday, she attended the Children's Every Last Child Campaign Gala at the Cannes Film Festival {Source}

-Princess Muna al-Hussein underwent an official visit to Sibiu. Romania to open the 9th edition of the Romanian-Jordanian Congress of Medicine and Pharmacy and he will receive a Doctor Honoris Causa from Lucian Blaga University on Wednesday {Source}{Source}
Princess Muna is the mother of Jordan's current king.

-Prince Rashid bin El Hassan celebrated his 38th birthday on Saturday.

Liechtenstein

-Prince Maximilian celebrated his 48th birthday on Tuesday.

-Princess Margaretha, Princess of Luxembourg celebrated her 60th birthday on Monday.

-Prince Alfons celebrated his 16th birthday on Thursday.

-Prince Benedikt celebrated his 9th birthday on Thursday.

Luxembourg

-Grand Duke Henri,Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke, Princess Stephanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess, Prince Felix, Princess Alexandra, Prince Sébastien, Prince Louis, Prince Jean, Countess Diane de Nassau, Prince Constantin de Nassau, Prince Wenceslas de Nassau & Prince Carl-Johan de Nassau attended the civil wedding ceremony of Princess Marie-Gabrielle de Nassau and Antonius Willms on Monday{Photos}

-Grand Duke Henri & Grand Duchess Maria Teresa visited a fresh market in Luxembourg City on Wednesday {Photos}

-Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke & Princess Stephanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess attended the opening of Biennale of Contemporary Art on Tuesday {Photos}. On Wednesday, they attended the opening of the 70th Festival du Cannes on Wednesday {Photos}

-Prince Jean celebrated his 60th birthday on Monday.

Monaco

-Prince Albert II, Princess Charlene & Prince Jacques attended a cocktail victory party for AS Monaco with team members, their families and the club leaders to celebrate the team's championship win on Sunday {Photos}

-Jonkvrouw Leticia de Massy de Brouwer celebrated her 46th birthday on Tuesday.

The Netherlands

-King Williem-Alexander I held an audience with the President of the Dutch Parliament on Wednesday {Source}

-Queen Maxima celebrated her 46th birthday on Wednesday. On Thursday, she the visited the Princess Maxima Utrecht Infant Oncology Center {Photos}{Source}

-Prince Constantijn & Princess Laurentien celebrated their 16th wedding anniversary on Friday.

Norway

-King Harald V, Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Princess Ingrid Alexandra & Prince Sverre Magnus took part in Norway's National Day celebrations on Wednesday {Source}

-Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette-Marit, Princess Ingrid Alexandra & Prince Sverre Magnus greeted the Children's Parade as part of Norway's National Day celebrations on Wednesday {Source}

-Crown Prince Haakon & Crown Princess Mette-Marit attended a dinner for winners and former winners of the Oslo Business for Peace Award on Tuesday {Source}

-Queen Sonja officially opened the Loen Skylift on Thursday {Source}

-Crown Prince Haakon visited the full-rigged Christian Radich on Wednesday{Source}
Portugal

-Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza celebrated his 72nd birthday on Monday.

Romania

-Crown Princess Margareta & Prince Radu visited Sibiu, Romania from Wednesday to Friday {Source}{Source}

-Prince Radu visited the Spiru Haret National College on Monday {Source}

-Princess Maria attended an Evening of the Romanian Archery Association on Wednesday {Source}. On Thursday and Friday, the youngest daughter of the former king attended the Caolin International Contemporary Ceramics Festival.on Thursday and Friday {Source}
Princess Maira undertook the High Patronage of the Caolin International Contemporary Ceramics Festival in 2017.

-Princess Sophie took part in the opening of the personal art exhibition entitled The Elements of Nature on Wednesday {Source}

Spain

-King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia, Leonor, Princess of Austrias,The Infatna Sofia, King Juan Carlos & Queen Sofia attended the first communion of The Infanta Sofia on Wednesday{Video}{Photos}
Also in attendance were her maternal grandparents (her grandmother is her godmother as well), her maternal great grandmother Menchu del Valle and her godfather, The Prince of Vidin

-Don Luis Beltrán Ataúlfo Alfonso Gómez-Acebo y de Borbón celebrated his 44th birthday on Saturday.

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