Archive | December 6, 2011

T.R.H.s The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall Attend a Concert at Royal Albert Hall.

On Tuesday December 6, 2011, T.R.H.s the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall attended a concert held at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England.  The purpose of the event was to raise money for The Prince’s Trust.  The funds raised will be used to help and support  the “…UK City Riots Appeal [which helps] disadvantaged young people from riot-torn areas to rebuild their lives and communities.” 

Oh yeah, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also attended the charity concert.

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To learn more about The Prince’s Trust please click here. 

Source: The Prince’s Trust

H.R.H. Princess Claire of Belgium Speaks Out About the Recent Accusations Against her Husband, Prince Laurent. (VIDEO)

This afternoon in Brussels, Belgium H.R.H. Prince Laurent opened a shelter for the homeless and their pets. By the prince’s side was H.R.H. Princess Claire.  During a brief press conference the princess spoke out about the recent documentary that aired on the Belgian television network, RTBF, accusing Prince Laurent of domestic violence as well as just being a general pain in the ass.

While the prince was speaking the princess intervened and said, “I think that’s enough…”  She added that the insinuations are completely false.  Moreover, that her husband and three children were deeply hurt by the documentary as well as the myriad of other stories swirling around the press regarding her husband who looks like Peter Griffin from the show, Family Guy.  Click the link below to watch the video.

Prince Laurent and Princess Claire Press Conference

Another Video from De Standaard 

Photo courtesy of Zimbio

H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco Gives a Speech During the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP17) in Durban, South Africa

On December 6, 2011, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco was in the presence of several heads of state, heads of government, and ministers during the inauguration of the High Level Segment of the United Nations Climate Change conference (COP17) in Durban, South Africa. The prince gave a speech during today’s event regarding the environment and climate change.

Photo courtesy of Daylife/Reuters

H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands in Den Haag

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, on Tuesday December 6, 2011 presented a banner to the Military Administration Corps of the Army at the Parliament Buildings in Den Haag.  The ceremony took place in the presence of the Minister of Defence, Mr. JSJ Hillen and Chief of Defence, General PJM van Uhm. The banner also symbolizes the connection with the Dutch royal family and the solidarity within the military corps.

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Photo courtesy of Het Koninklijk Huis

H.R.H. Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg Holds an Audience. Plus, News Regarding H.R.H. Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume.

On December 6, 2011, H.R.H. Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg received fan audience with General Stéphane Abrial, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (ACT) of the Treaty Organization (NATO) at the Grand Ducal Palace.

Yesterday, H.R.H. Hereditary Grand Duke the company, Ceratizit.  During his visit the heir to the grand ducal throne toured the production site which produces industrial electronics, automotive stuff and petroleum.  To view photos please click here.

Courtesy of Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg

H.R.H. Princess Astrid of Belgium Attends a Conference

On December 6, 2011, H.R.H. Princess Astrid of Belgium attended a conference at the University of Antwerp regarding poverty, migration and integration The event was organized by the Centre on Inequality, Poverty, Social Exclusion and the City on the occasion of the publication of the 20th Annual Poverty and Social Exclusion.

Source: La Monarchie Belge