Archive | November 28, 2011

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Holds an Audience with the President of Slovenia

On November 28, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands held an audience with the President of Slovenia, Danilo Türk, at Huis ten Bosch Palace in Den Haag.  President Türk is in the Netherlands on a working visit.  During his time in the country he will visit the International Court in Den Haag as well as attend various meetings with Dutch companies.

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Source: Niews van Nederland

Photo courtesy of: Het Koningkijk Huis

H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco News

H.S.H. Prince Albert II held a meeting with Mr. Luiz Figueiredo, under-Secretary for the environment, energy, Science and technology of Brazil, to the Palais Princier on November 28, 2011. During their meeting they discussed bilateral issues and the upcoming Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.

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Source and photo courtesy of the Palais Princier de Monaco

H.R.H. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg Presents the 2011 Prix Grand-Duc Adolphe

Her Royal Highness Grand Duchess Maria Teresa awarded the 2011 Prix Grand-Duc Adolphe to three talented artists at a ceremony held at the Grand Ducal Palace in Luxembourg.   This award aims to “…improve and promote artistic creation in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg…”  

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Source: Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg

H.R.H. Princess Astrid of Belgium Visits the UAE, Kuwait, and Qatar

H.R.H. Princess Astrid of Belgium is currently in Abu Dhabi as part of the delegation for “Roll Back Malaria” (RBM) to raise awareness for the global fight against Malaria, Tuberculosis, and AIDS.  The princess is accompanied by Dr. Michel Kazatchkine, Executive Director of the Global Fund to fight against AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis, and by Prof.. Dr. Awa Coll-Seck, Executive Director of Partnership “Roll Back Malaria”.  Princess Astrid and her delegation will also visit Kuwait and Qatar in the coming days.

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Source: La Monarchie Belge

H.R.H. Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Attends the 2011 Prince Bernhard Cultuurfonds Award in Amsterdam

On November 28, 2011, H.R.H. Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended the 2011 Prince Berhard Cultuurfonds Award  in Amsterdam.  Held at the Muziekgebouw (Music Building) this year’s prestigious award was given to filmmaker and photographer, Anton Corbijn.  According to, NOS, Mr. Corbjin won the prize:

…because he’s an important image-maker and shaper of popular culture of his generation. He serves as an international example for photographers, designers and art directors.

During the festivities there were performances by Bono, Chris Martin and Herbert Grönemeyer.

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Source and photo courtesy of: NOS.nl