Archive | October 25, 2011

H.R.H. The Hereditary Grand Duke Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg Attends a Concert

Recently, H.R.H. The Hereditary Grand Duke Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg attended a concert commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Jeunesses Musicales du Luxembourg.  To view a photo please click here.

H.R.H. Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Opens a New Building in Haarlem. Plus, Other News.

On October 25, 2011, H.R.H. Princess Maxima of the Netherlands opened a new building, Oecumenisch Diaconaal Centrum Stem, in Haarlem.  Apparently, the old building had become too small for the many activities and services provided to those in need so they built a new one.  To view photos please click here and here.

Later on in the afternoon, Princess Maxima was in Utrecht to attend the opening of the Slinger-Event 4×4. “The Slinger-Event, a local network of companies and local government, is a meeting about socially responsible business.” source  To view photos please click here. 

Photo courtesy of: Het Koninklijk Huis

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Opens a New School Building (VIDEO)

On October 25, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands was in Baarn to open a new school building at her old alma mater, Baarnsch Lyceum.

According to the Dutch newspaper, De Stentor, Queen Beatrix and her sisters attended the school in the 1950s.  Many years later her sons, Prince Willem-Alexander and Prince Friso, attended Baarnsch Lyceum.

To view photos please click here.  To watch a video news clip please click here.

Source: De Stentor

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh Visit the Australian War Memorial (VIDEO)

On her last day in Canberra, Australia, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh visited the Australian War Memorial.  Whilst there she laid a wreath at the foot of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier as well as meeting with past and present members of the Australian Armed Forces.

To watch a video as well as to view photos from today’s event please click the link below:

Photo courtesy of: Daylife/T.Blackwood/AFP