Archive | July 23, 2012

Random Royal News Regarding His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.

On July 23, 2012, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales visited the Northumberland Coast for a two-day visit.

On the agenda for the awesome prince was a tour of Auckland Castle, a visit to Abbeyfield House in Warkworth, a visit to Queen Street in Amble where he met with “… local artists, performers and fisherman…” and a visit to the RAF Boulmer were he “…viewed a demonstration of the Olympic Games Air Security Plan and received an operational briefing.”

To learn more about today’s visit as well as to view photos please click hereherehere and here.

Sources: Princeofwales.gov.uk, ITV News and Northumberland Gazette.

Random Royal News Regarding Members of the Spanish Royal Family. (VIDEO)

On July 23, 2012, Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain witnessed the “… swearing in ceremony…” of Mr. Gonzalo Moliner, the new President of the Supreme Court and General Council of the Judiciary.  The event took place at Zarzuela Palace in Madrid. Click here to watch a video. (in Spanish)

Afterward, Their Majesties joined Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias at Palacio Real de El Pardo in Madrid to meet with members of the 2012 Spanish Olympic Team.  During the meeting His Majesty King Juan Carlos I gave a speech stating, “You will be the center of attention in all of Spain.  And, once again, you all will be models of conduct and a [good] example for the young… It is a great responsibility… I wish you much success…”

Source and photos courtesy of Casa de Su Majestad el Rey

An Interview with Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal. (VIDEO)

Here is the 1980 interview with Her Royal Highness Princess Anne from the show, Parkinson in Australia.  The princess was joined by her ex-husband, Captain Mark Phillips in Part Five of the interview.

Part OnePart TwoPart ThreePart Four, and Part Five

His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium Visits the Unité de Guides Catholiques de Mont-Saint-Guibert Scout Camp in Paliseul. (VIDEO)

On July 23, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium was in Paliseul, in the province of Luxembourg, to meet with the youths from the Unité de Guides Catholiques de Mont-Saint-Guibert attending the scout summer camp.

Upon his arrival the future king of Belgium was greeted by Mayor Jean-Pol Hannard as well as the staff from the camp. Soon, Prince Philippe met with the 140 youths and was given a tour of, well, the camp.   :)

Click here to watch a video.

Click here to view photos.

Source: La Monarchie Belge

Royal News Regarding Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco

Recently, Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco attended a luncheon with members of the South Africa Olympic Swim Team in Monte-Carlo.

The casual luncheon, held at the famous Stars N’ Bars restaurant, was also attended by American fashion designer Mr. Tommy Hilfiger who provided the clothing for the South African Olympic Swim Team.

And, finally, this evening in London Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene will attend a reception for members of the International Olympic Committee at Buckingham Palace. The gala reception will be hosted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh.  Afterward, the sovereign prince will participate in the 124th International Olympic Session to be held at the Royal Opera House.

On Wednesday, July 25, 2012, Prince Albert II will attend a gala reception for the members of the World Olympians Association. The sovereign prince is the Honorary President of the organization.

Source: Palais Princier de Monaco