Archive | June 12, 2012

Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Visits the Zwolle Muzerie Education Centre. (VIDEO)

On June 12, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands visited the Zwolle Muzerie Education Centre to listen to students participating in the music project, Hoor Eens Wat Ik Kan!

The project is part of the program, Children Make Music, supported by the Oranje Fund and the Fund for Cultural Participation according to RVD.

“Elizabeth: Queen, Wife, Mother” A Documentary

Here is the documentary hosted by Alan Titchmarsh entitled, Elizabeth: Queen, Wife, Mother.  Click the links below to watch.   :)


Photo courtesy of Royal.gov.uk

“Prince William at Thirty” A Documentary

Here is the documentary, Prince William at Thirty.  Click the links below and enjoy.   :)

Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan Host a Dinner in Honor of Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium

Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan hosted a dinner at the Imperial Palace on June 12, 2012, in honor of Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium.

The royal couple are visiting Japan to strengthen economic and bilateral ties between Belgium and Japan.

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Source: La Monarchie Belge and Daylife

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of York Hosts a Garden Party At Sandringham (VIDEO)

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness the Duke of York hosted a garden party at Sandringham on June 12, 2012.  Click here to watch a video.

Source: Royal.gov.uk

Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex Visit Gibraltar: Day Two

On June 12, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses the Earl and Countess of Wessex continued their visit to Gibraltar as part of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

On the agenda today, the royal couple visited the Seafarers Centre, the Port Authority and Vessel Traffic Control, and the Stay Behind Cave.  They also toured the Gibraltar Museum, met with members of “… Her Majesty’s Armed Forces at the Tower at the Navy Base…”, opened a playground at the Morrish Castle Estate, attended a birthday parade at Casemates Square in honor of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and much more.

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Source: Royal.gov.uk

Royal News Regarding Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan. Plus, News Regarding His Serene Highness Prince Hans-Adam von und zu Liechtenstein

Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan were at Akasaka Imperial Compound in Tokyo on June 12, 2012, to attend the wake for the late Prince Tomohito of Japan.

Prince Tomohito of Japan, cousin of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito, died last week at the age of 66.  The late prince was outspoken regarding the issue of women ascending the Chrysanthemum throne.  Basically, he was against it.

Any way, to learn more about the life of the late prince as well as to view photos of the Imperial Crown Princely couple please click here and here.

And, finally, here is an article from Reuters regarding the ongoing drama in the principality of Liechtenstein and His Serene Highness Prince Hans-Adam von und zu Liechtenstein.

Royal News Regarding His Majesty King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium

On June 12, 2012, His Majesty King Albert II of Belgium held an audience with the Secretary of State for the Modernization of Public Services and the Deputy to the Minister of Finance and Sustainable Development for Public Service, Mr. Hendrik Bogaert.

Later, the king attended the inauguration ceremony for the new location of the “…cultural and learning center…” L’Alliance Française de Bruxelles: Europe à Bruxelles.

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In the evening, His Majesty King Albert II and Queen Paola attended the opera performance of ‘Il Trovatore’ held at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels.

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Source: La Monarchie Belge

Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Participates in the Music Project, ‘Pop in School’. (VIDEO)

In Dutch

On June 12, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands was at the Streek school in Tjalleberd to participate in the music project, Pop in School.

According to RVD, Pop in School, which is supported by the Oranje Fund and the Fund for Cultural Participation, is a:

…a partnership between Ateliers Major and five elementary schools in Heerenveen and its surroundings. The goal is to provide children to learn to play and sing in a band, and to provide them knowledge about different musical instruments. The lessons are provided by subjects of Ateliers Major with the support of students from the Friesland College.

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Source: RVD