Archive | May 24, 2011

H.R.H. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa Has An Audience at the Grand Ducal Palace in Luxemourg

H.R.H. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg had an audience of very special guests on May 23, 2011 at the Grand Ducal Palace in Luxembourg.  Apparently, back in February 2011, the Grand Duchess Maria Teresa visited a children’s hospital in Luxembourg.  Whilst there she met with various doctors, hospital staff, and patients. During her visit she promised the patients a tour of the Grand Ducal Palace and today she kept her word.

According to the official site for the for the Grand Ducal family of Luxembourg, Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg:

After an arrival ceremony of the official delegation from the entrance of the Palace, the Grand Duchess wanted personally welcome her guests in the Hall of Honor. On the agenda, was a visit ‘to the discovery of the Palace’ and explained by the Grand Duchess… During this time the children were very interested in learning more about ‘Life at the Palace’ and they seized the moment to ask many questions to the Grand Duchess.

To view photos please click the link here.

Source: Cour Grand Ducale de Luxembourg

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Visits Flevoland

On May 24, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands visited the Dutch province Flevoland this afternoon; moreover, she had a chance to visit the Center of Nature in Oostvaarders.

According to PPE, the Queen visited the, “…the farmschool of the agricultural university of Dronten and the recreation park Brennels Outside.”  

Yeah, I’m confused; nevertheless, judging from the photos it looks like the queen had a great time.  To view the images from today please click here.  To learn more about the nature center preserve please click the link here.  To watch a video please click here.

Source: PPE Photo courtesy of:  Koninklijkhuis.nl