Archive | May 13, 2012

“Marie Antoinette: Queen of Fashion” (VIDEO)

Marie Antoinette: Queen of Fashion is hour-long lecture presented by Associate Professor Caroline Weber from the Department of French and Romance Philogy at Barnard College.  Overall, the lecture is quite interesting.   :)

For more information about or if you would like to purchase Ms. Weber’s book, Queen of Fashion: What Marie-Antoinette Wore to the Revolution, you may do so via Amazon.com.   :)

Their Royal Highnesses the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry of Wales Participate in a Polo Match for Charity (VIDEO)

Their Royal Highnesses the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry of Wales participated in a polo match for charity on Saturday, May 12, 2012, “… held at the Cowarth Park Polo Club in Ascot.”

‘Blauw Bloed': Weekly Royal Video News

In this week’s edition of Blauw Bloed, host Jeroen Snel, focuses on all the major royal events from this past week including Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands attendance at the Five Freedoms Awards ceremony in Middleburg and His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales in Washington, D.C.

Click the video icon below where it says Interview Prinses Over 50 Jaar WNF

Random Royal News Regarding Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan. Plus, News Regarding Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium. (VIDEO)

On May 13, 2012, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan were in Sendai to “… to show their support for the recovery effort in the tsunami-hit region…” in the Miyagi Prefecture.

Click here to watch a video and to read more about today’s event.

On Saturday, May 12, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium attended the musical “Streetlight” in Brussels.  The production, developed by the Together4peace Project, is a:

… unique educational partnership between 120 young people from Flanders, Wallonia, Brussels and the Eastern Townships with for motto ‘Unity in Diversity, Learning to Respect the Other in its Individuality’

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Sources: NHK and La Monarchie Belge

Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco Make a Pilgrimage to Lourdes. Plus, Other News

On Sunday, May 13, 2012, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco celebrated the international mass of the 54th International Military Pilgrimage in Lourdes.  

The princely couple were guests of honor at the Basilica Saint-Pie X along with dozens of other international delegations.

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And, finally, last night at the Sporting d’Ete His Serene Highness Prince Albert II attended a gala dinner to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Centre Cardio Thoracique in Monaco.

Source and photo courtesy of the Palais Princier de Monaco