Sunday, June 17, 2018

The Royal Recap of the Royals You Love: June 11-17, 2018


-King Philippe & Queen Mathilde visited the painting restoration workshop of the Royal Institute for Artistic Heritage (IRPA) on Monday {Source}

-King Philippe awarded the 2018 Francqui Award on Monday {Source}. On Wednesday, he held an audience with Brussels's Minister of Housing, Quality of Life, Environment and Energy and attended the inauguration of GAN Belgium {Photos} {Source}.

-Queen Mathilde attended a symposium on women's entrepreneurship with the theme There's no Planet B: Implementing Sustainable Goals on Tuesday {Source}. On Thursday, Belgium's Queen consort chaired a round table with representatives of companies involved in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals {Source}{Photos}. On Sunday, Belgium's first Belgian born queen consort took part in a 40 km (40km=24.8548 miles) bike ride through the streets of Brussels to promote the use of the bike in the city {Photos}


-King Simeon II celebrated his 81st birthday on Saturday.


-Crown Prince Fredrik officially opened the new Danish representation in NATO's new headquarters on Tuesday {Photos}. On Wednesday, the future monarch participated in the inauguration of Campus Bornholm's new building {Source}.

-Crown Princess Mary held meetings with former Secretary-General of the UN Ban Ki-Moon on Monday {Photos}

-Prince Jochim & Princess Marie visited the People's Meeting on Friday {Photos} {Source}

-Prince Joachim attended the opening of the 2018 European Association of geoscientists and engineers (Eage) on Monday {Photos}. On Tuesday, the younger son of the monarch attended a presentation with Skoleskibet Danmark from Vedbæk to Copenhagen {Source}

-Princess Marie undertook a two-day study visit at the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service on Tuesday and Wednesday {Source}

-Princess Benedikte of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg attended the 50th anniversary of The Danish Nurses Association on Thursday {Photos}


-Prince Henri d'Orléans, The Count of Paris, The Duke of France celebrated his 85th birthday on Thursday.


-Count Conrad Hans-Heinrich Ernst-August von Hochberg celebrated his 33rd birthday on Sunday.

Great Britain

-Queen Elizabeth II & Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex visited Mersey Gateway Bridge, met architects, planners and community representatives involved in the concept, design and build of the bridge before The Queen unveiled a plaque to mark the official opening,  observed a 72 second silence in memory of the people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire, visited Storyhouse and visited the children's library of Storyhouse to watch a performance called Fallen Angels on Thursday {Photos}

-The Prince Charles of Wales & Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall attended the 20 anniversary commemorations of the Omagh Bomb with a visit to the Omagh Memorial Garden on Wednesday {Photos}. On Friday, the future monarch and his consort began a tour of Ireland, where they visited The English Market, and attended a Civic reception at Cork City Hall and attended an evening official dinner after doing separate engagements in the afternoon {Photos}. On Saturday, they concluded their Ireland visit with a visit the Count Kerry, where they visited Derrynane House, watched children take part in the 2018 Volvo Ocean Race 'Turn the Tide on Plastic' campaign and watched rehearsals taking place at the Siamse Tire National Folk Theatre {Photos}

-The Prince Charles of Wales attended a community event  of the Ulster Orchestra, met with groups from around Belfast that provide regular community activities at the Carlisle Memorial Church, he spoke with organizers of  a beer festival in Belfast, and tried their craft beer and some local Irish cheese, attended the 50th anniversary celebrations of Ulster University, held an audience with the Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, and hosted a reception for people from Northern Ireland involved with his charities and organizations on Tuesday {Photos}. On Friday, the future monarch visited  University College Cork, the Maritime College Ireland and meeting military personnel at Irish Navy Ship, Le WB YEATS{Photos}.

-The Prince Andrew, The Duke of York visited the Bayer headquarters, visited Harwell Campus Space Cluster and deployed the Oxford Space Systems antenna, visited Williams Advanced Engineering and the Peking University HSBC Business School on Thursday {Photos}

-Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall visited the Cuanlee Women's Refuge and the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind on Friday{Photos}.

-Prince William, The Duke of Cambridge & The Lady Helen Taylor attended The Royal Marsden Trust Reception on Thursday {Photos}

-The Lady Sarah Chatto & Daniel St. George Chatto celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary on Thursday.

-Prince Edward, The Duke of Kent & Katharine, The Duchess of Kent laid a wreath at the base of the Grenfell Tower at the Remembering Together Event on Thursday {Photos}

-David Charles Carnegie, 4th Duke of Fife & Caroline, The Duchess of Fife celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary on Saturday.

-Sarah, Duchess of York presented at the 2018 Classic BRIT Awards on Wednesday {Photos}. On Saturday, the Queen's former daughter-in-law was awarded the Humanitarian Filming Italy Sardegna Award 2018 {Photos}


-Princess Alexandra & Nicolas Mirzayantz attended 2018 Fragrance Foundation Awards on Tuesday {Photos}


-Princess Kako of Akishino graduated from the University of Leeds and returned to Japan on Friday {Source}


-King Abdullah II swore in the new Jordanian government cabinet on Friday {Photos}

-Crown Prince Hussein visited Muwaffaq Salti Airbase on Tuesday {Photos}. On Friday, the future monarch of Jordan chaired a meeting of the Crown Prince Foundation’s board of trustees {Photos}

-Prince Hussien Haidara bin Hashim celebrated his 3rd birthday on Friday.


-Prince Alois, Hereditary Prince celebrated his 50th birthday on Monday.


-Grand Duke Henri & Grand Duchess Maria Teresa participated in the inauguration of the monument "Kaddish" in memory of the victims of the Holocaust on Sunday {Source}

-Princess Amalia de Nassau celebrated her 4th birthday on Friday.

-Princess Sibilla celebrated her 50th birthday on Tuesday.


-Prince Albert II, Princess Charlene, Hereditary Prince Jacques & Princess Gabriella, The Countess of Carladès  attended the 2018 Riviera Water Bike Challenge on Sunday {Photos}

-Prince Albert II & Princess Charlene attended the 2018 Mare Nostrum Swim Tour on Sunday {Photos}

-Prince Albert II, Louis Robert Paul Ducuret & Marie Chevallier attended the opening ceremony of the 2018 Monte-Carlo Television Festival on Friday {Photos}
Marie is Louis's fiancée.

-Princess Stéphanie, Louis Robert Paul Ducruet, Pauline Grace Maguy Ducruet, Camille Marie Kelly Gottlieb & Marie Chevallier attended the 50th anniversary celebrations of the TAG Heuer Monaco Gulf Limited Edition at the Monaco Top Cars Collection Museum on Wednesday {Photos}

-Prince Albert II presented the Prince Rainier III Scholarships on behalf of the Prince Albert I of Monaco Foundation to students at the Institute of Human Paleonthology on Monday {Photos}. On Wednesday, he attended the Jeep Elite final match between AS Monaco and Le Mans {Photos} On Thursday, Monaco's ruler inaugurated the exhibition François-Joseph Bosio, monegasque sculptor, 250th anniversary of his birth {Photos}. On Friday, the only son of Princess Grace visited the island of Saint-Honorat in the bay of Cannes (Alpes-Maritimes){Photos}

-Princess Stephanie attended the graduation ceremony from the Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace program for midwives of two Ivorian midwives on Wednesday {Photos}

-Christine Knecht de Massy celebrated her 18th birthday on Tuesday.

The Netherlands

-King Williem-Alexander I undertook state visits to Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania from Monday to Friday {Source}{Photos}{Photos}{Photos}
Queen Maxima was due to attend this state visit, but due to the recent death of her sister, she did not attend.

-Princess Mabel van Oranje was awarded  the Amsterdamdiner Award 2018 on Wednesday {Source}

-Princess Margriet visited the Summer Famine Holiday Camp on Thursday {Source}

-Prof. Dr. Pieter van Vollenhoven attended the plenary program and receives the first copy of the anniversary book ANWB 135 years  on Friday {Source}


-King Harald V & Queen Sonja visited Sakrisøy and hosted a reception with representatives from the five municipalities that have been visited during the county government - Sørfold, Steigen, Værøy, Røst and Moskenes on Thursday {Source}

-Queen Sonja attended the opening of the summer exhibition at Henie Onstad Art Center on Friday {Source}

-Crown Prince Haakon & Crown Princess Mette-Marit visited Industriutvikling Vest,hosted a luncheon with representatives from Motitech, FeC, & Norwegian Weather Protection, visited Knarvik Industry and Environment & Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk on Thursday {Source}

-Crown Prince Haakon attended the EAT Stockholm Food Forum on Tuesday {Source}. On Wednesday, Norway's future monarch opened this year's Sofienbergleker {Source}. On Friday, the King's only son celebrated the 50th anniversary of institute NORSAR {Photos}

-Crown Princess Mette-Marit visited the Stine Sofies Foundation and attended the opening of the Grimstad Short Film Festival on Wednesday {Source}


-Margareta, Custodian of the Crown, Prince Radu & Princess Maria met with the military sailors and visit the King Ferdinand frigate on Tuesday {Source}.

-Margareta, Custodian of the Crown & Prince Radu held an audience with Presidential Adviser Laurenţiu Ştefan and Mrs. Georgeta Bratu on Thursday {Source}


-King Felipe VI & Queen Letizia began a tour of the US by visiting San Antonio to celebrate the city's tricentennial and its roots as a Spanish colonial village on Sunday {Photos}

-Infanta Cristina celebrated her 53rd birthday on Wednesday.

-Don Bruno Alejandro Gómez-Acebo y de Borbón celebrated his 47th birthday on Friday.


-King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia & Princess Madeleine attended the 2018 Polar Music Prize on Thursday {Source}

-King Carl XVI Gustav & Queen Silvia attended the Drottningholmsteater friends' gathering ceremony on Tuesday {Source}. On Wednesday, the Swedish monarch and consort held an audience with the President and Vice President of Gustavus Adolphus College {Source}. On Wednesday, they hosted a reception for the International Gastronomic Academy {Source}

-King Carl XVI Gustav & Prince Carl Philip participated in Stenhammardagen on Monday {Source}

-Prince Carl Philip & Princess Sofia celebrated their 3rd wedding anniversary on Wednesday.

-King Carl XVI Gustav attended an awards ceremony to award the HM King's medal and Litteris an Artibus on Tuesday {Source}. On Thursday, he held audiences with newly appointed ambassadors from Belarus, Chile, Yemen and Philippines {Source}

-Crown Princess Victoria attended the EAT Stockholm Food Forum on Monday {Source}. On Tuesday, the future Swedish Queen continued her provences walks by visiting Skåne {Source}. On Thursday, the eldest daughter of the current monarch participated in the conference AquaVision called Meeting tomorrow today  {Source}

-Prince Daniel attended the EAT Stockholm Food Forum on Tuesday {Source}

-Princess Sofia attended the Sophia Symphony's graduation ceremony on Monday {Source}

-Prince Nicholas celebrated his 3rd birthday on Friday.

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