Archive | April 27, 2012

His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg and Comtesse Stéphanie de Lannoy: The Engagement Press Conference and Reception (VIDEOS)

On April 27, 2012, His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg and his lovely fiancée, Comtesse Stéphanie de Lannoy, attended a luncheon held at the Palais Grand-Ducal to celebrate their engagement.   Also in attendance were Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, the Comtesse’s parents, and a host of national dignitaries.

Afterward, the newly engaged couple posed for photographers at Château de Berg as well as spoke to the numerous journalists explaining to them how happy they are.

Yay!   :)

For more information about today’s activities please click here.

Click the links below to watch videos as well as to view photos.

Source: Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh Visit Wales: Day Two (VIDEOS)

On April 27, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh continued their visit to Wales as part of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

During today’s tour Her Majesty and the duke opened the Ynysowen Community Primary School where the queen unveiled a new plaque.  From there the royal couple open the Works General Office and Archives, attended a Thanksgiving service at Christ Church in honor of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee and much more.

Click the links below to watch videos as well as to view photos.

Source: Royal.gov.uk

His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain Back in the Hospital… Again. (VIDEO)

Last evening His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain — the man who loves Elephants — was sent back to San José University Hospital for hip surgery… again.  According to the royal court of Spain, the old king, “… was operated on this evening for a dislocated right hip which he suffered in the afternoon as a result of a wrong movement…”  

Apparently, the old king is “recovering well” and will remain in the hospital until tomorrow.

Click here to watch a video news report. (in Spanish)

Sources: Lavanguardia and RTVE