On Monday, May 20, 2013, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco arrived in Lucciana on the island of Corsica for a brief visit. According to the ...
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On May 20, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium accompanied by his daughter, Princess Elisabeth, arrived at the Tour & Taxis in Brussels to visit the exhibition, Inside the Station: The Princess Elisabeth Antarctica.
According to the Belgian royal court, the exhibition “…takes visitors on an interactive journey inside Belgium polar station ‘Princess Elisabeth Antarctica’.” For more information about the exhibition please click here.
Video about the exhibition.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh along with Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex, His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales and Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice of York attended the 2013 Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show in London.
If you are interested in learning more about the Royal Horticultural Society and the Chelsea Flower Show please click here.
According to the Palais Princier, the princely couple attended a:
“…solemn Mass at the Cathédrale Santa Maria Assunta presided over by the Bishop of Corsica, Monsignor Olivier de Germay, and the Archbishop of Monaco, Monsignor Bernard Barsi. The princely couple then participated in a procession around the Cathédrale de Mariana, toured an archaeological site, and visited a craft fair. In the afternoon, the sovereign prince and Princess Charlene visited the Paroisse Saint Michel dedicated to Sainte Dévote.”
On Sunday, May 19, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan held a meeting with members of the Constitutional Court in Amman. His Majesty accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II met with a delegation from the Jordanian-Kuwaiti Parliamentary Friendship Committee.
During the meeting discussions focused on strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries in various sectors, “…the latest developments in the Arab region the Syrian crisis, and the efforts to achieve peace between Israelis and Palestinians through the implementation of the two-state solution…” according to the Petra News Agency.
This morning His Majesty King Abdullah II and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II watched “…[various] military exercises conducted by the central military zone.”
And, finally, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan participated in the National Council for Family Affairs annual board meeting in Amman this afternoon. Discussions focused on the NCFA’s “…achievements and projects for the upcoming year.” Her Majesty is the Chairwoman of the NCFA.
On the morning of May 20, 2013, His Royal Highnesses The Duke of Cambridge and His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales arrived in Tedworth, Wiltshire, to officially open “…four new Help for Heros Recovery Centres, which form part of the Defence Recovery Capability during a visit to Tedworth House….” according to the site Princeofwales.gov.uk
Per a press release via Help for Heroes:
“Help for Heroes builds, equips and runs four Recovery Centres to provide ongoing support for wounded, injured, and sick services to personnel and veterans. These centres are located in Tedworth, Catterick, Colchester and Plymouth. [The] centres provide world-class facilities to identify and address both the physical and mental toll that conflict can take on the individual soldier, sailor, airman or veteran.
Tedworth House is the first Recovery Centre to open and has the capacity to accommodate 50 residents, 4 families and over 150 visitors. The Centre is designed to support those wounded while serving heir country to rebuild every aspect of their life, from the moment they are well enough to leave full-time medical care.”
Here is this week’s edition of the Dutch program, Blauw Bloed. Click here to watch the show.
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia Attend the Opening of an Exhibition.
On May 18, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia arrived at the ancient city of Viminacium (once the “…capital of the Roman province of Moesia Superior” and now a major archeological site) to attend the opening of the exhibition, Constantine the Great and the Edict of Milan 313: The Birth of Christianity in the Roman Provinces on the Territory of Serbia.
For more information about yesterday’s event as well as to view personal photos please click here.
Guests in attendance included famous actors and actresses, models, hundreds of extremely tanned and insanely wealthy people, CEOs, “celebrities” who became “famous” for questionable reasons as well as a hanger-on or two. Or, three. Or, four. Whatever…
So, yeah, there is not much else to say. After all it is just a silly fashion show.
Photo courtesy of Zimbio
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia Attend a Book Presentation.
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia participated in the presentation of the new book entitled, A King’s Heritage: The Memoirs, by His Majesty the late King Peter II of Yugoslavia. The event was held at the royal palace in Belgrade.
For more information about today’s presentation as well as to view personal photos please click here.
Photo courtesy of Zimbio
His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias Visits an Air Force Base Whilst Looking Quite Snazzy in His Uniform.
Basically, in my little ‘ole opinion, he just wanted to get out of the house, put on his military uniform, and hang out with really cool people who have an incredibly stressful job.
Click here to view pretty pictures of Prince Felipe.
Photo courtesy of Casa Real
On May 17, 2013, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived in Chabeuil, France for a brief visit. According to the Palais Princier, the sovereign prince, “…visited the old Hôtel des Princes and inaugurated the Place ‘Marie-Pelline Grimaldi of Monaco: Maid of Chabeuil’.”
From there Prince Albert II travelled to Montélimar where he was warmly welcomed to the town by the Deputy Mayor of Montélimar, Mr. Franck Reynier, as well as by local government officials and dignitaries. After pleasant lunch held in his honor Prince Albert II visited Château des Adhémar, toured the “…town’s market square and the Sainte-Croix…” and much more.