Archive | June 8, 2012

Their Royal Highnesses The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry of Wales Visit The Duke of Edinburgh in the Hospital. Plus, News Regarding Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands.

On June 8, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry of Wales were at the King Edward VII Hospital to visit the Duke of Edinburgh.  As you may know by now the 90-year-old amazing duke was admitted earlier this week for a bladder infection.

To read more about today’s visit please click here.  And, click here to view photos.

Meanwhile, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands was at Bronovo hospital Den Haag to open the new Mother-Kindcentrum maternity ward.  The new modern center offers better care and comfort for mothers and their newborns as well as more privacy for their families according to RVD.

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Sources: BBC News and RVD

Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco Attend Fête Dieu at the Palais. Plus, Other News. (VIDEOS)

Begins at the :45 mark with other news regarding the sovereign prince.

Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco along with Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline of Hanover attended the Fête Dieu on June 7, 2012.

The princely couple and Princess Caroline witnessed the “…arrival of the procession in the Cour d’Honneur and the blessing of Monsignor Bernard Barsi.”  The Fête Dieu took place in the Galerie Hercule at the Palais Princier de Monaco.

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Also, it was announced by the Palais Princier that Prince Albert II will “… participate in the program, Thalassa, tonight on France 3… it will be largely devoted to the Principality of Monaco, and it will highlight the commitment of the Prince in the protection of the seas and oceans.”

The show also airs on TV5 Monde here in the United States, and it will most likely air on a later date.  So, if you receive the channel on cable why not check out the show with the sovereign prince?  It should be interesting.   :)

And, finally, here is an interview with His Serene Highness Prince Albert II during his recent visit to Yeosu 2012 in South Korea. (in French).

Source: Palais Princier de Monaco

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Participates in a Luncheon (VIDEO)

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II “… was entertained to a luncheon for Commonwealth Heads of Government…” on June 6, 2012.  The event was held Marlborough House and hosted by the Commonwealth Secretary-General, The Rt. Hon. Kamalesh Sharma.

Source: Royal.gov.uk

His Royal Highness Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje Opens the 10th Edition of Mission Olympic in Amsterdam (VIDEO)

In Dutch

On June 8, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje was at the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam to open the 10th Edition of the School Mission Olympic Finals.

According to RVD, the Mission Olympic is:

… a school sports competition where 315 high schools in Netherlands to participate. After the opening competition over 5,000 finalists in eighteen different sports categories at various sports venues in Amsterdam compete for the National Championship for secondary schools.

Source: RVD/HKH