Archive | September 14, 2011

Grand Ducal House of Luxembourg News

After a lovely summer holiday members of the grand-ducal house of Luxembourg are back at work. According to the official website for the house, Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg, H.R.H. Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume attended the “European Union Youth Wind Orchestra” concert recently looking quite nice in a blue suit with yellow tie.  Click here to view photos (scroll down until you see the words Plus de Photos.)

Meanwhile, H.R.H. Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg had an audience with the director of the World Food Programme United Nations, Josette Sheeran, at the palace in Luxembourg City. Click here to view a photo.

Source: Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg

Members of the Dutch Royal Family Attend a Ballet Performance

File:Coat of arms of the Netherlands - 02.svgOn September 13, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands along with H.R.H. Prince Willem-Alexander of Orange and H.R.H. Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended the 50th Anniversary of the Het Nationale Ballet (Dutch National Ballet) in Amsterdam.

The gala celebration took place at the Amsterdam Music Theatre were over 80 dancers from this prestigious company performed various numbers such as “Sleeping Beauty” and “Giselle” according to the online newspaper, RNW.nl.

To view photos please click here.  To learn more about the Het Nationale Ballet please visit their official website here.