Archive | January 22, 2012

His Imperial and Royal Highness Prince Georg Friedrich of Prussia to Celebrate the 300th Anniversary of King Friedrich II in Berlin.

According to the German newspaper, Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten, His Imperial and Royal Highness Prince Georg Friedrich of Prussia will celebrate the late King Friedrich II’s birthday to be held at the  Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin, Germany on January 24, 2012.  Click here for more information and here. (in German) TRC

Random Royal News Regarding H.R.H. Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Duke and Duchess of Vendôme, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

On Friday, January 20, 2012, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark was in Innsbruck, Austria to attend the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games.  The heir to the Danish throne was there to support the Danish team participating in the men’s speed skating competition.

Meanwhile, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco was in St. Moritz to participate in the 2012 Historic Bobsleigh Race.  Unfortunately, the event was cancelled due to bad weather.  When asked about his lovely wife, Princess Charlene, the prince noted that she was in Milan, Italy on business as well as to do a little shopping.  Click here to view photos.  

On January 22, 2012, the prince was in Patscherkofel, Austria where he attended the Two-Women Bobsleigh Race, as part of the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games, held at the Olympic Sliding Centre.  Click here to view photos.  Prince Albert also attended the Two-Men Bobsleigh Race when Monégasques, Rudy Rinaldi and  Jeremy Torre, won the bronze medal for Team Monaco.

During yesterday’s memorial Mass for the late King Louis XVI at the L’église Saint Germain l’Auxerrois in Paris, a spokesperson for the Duke and Duchess of Vendôme confirmed that the Duchess will give birth at any moment.  This will be the couple’s second child.  Click here for more information.

On January 19, 2012, the lovely Princess Clotilde of Venice and Piedmont attended L’Uomo Vogue magazine’s exhibition entitled, Covers, held at Sotheby’s in Paris, France.  Click here to view photos.

And, finally, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are currently on holiday on the island of Mustique in the Caribbean.  Joining the royal couple are the Duchess’s parents, Carole and Mike Middleton.   Apparently, this family getaway has caused a bit of an uproar… click here for more information. TRC

Sources: Danmarks Skiforbund, Blick, FIBT, Daily Mail, and La Couronne

‘Blauw Bloed’ Weekly Royal Video News

In this week’s edition of the Dutch program, Blauw Bloed, host Jeroen Snel discusses Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark’s 40th anniversary on the throne.

Click the video icon below where it says Glitter en Glamour Bij Jubileum Margrethe TRC