Archive | September 13, 2012

The Earl and Countess of Wessex Visit Canada.

On Thursday, September 13, 2012, The Earl and Countess of Wessex continued their visit to lovely Canada. To learn more about today’s visit please here and here. 

Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Visit Malaysia. (VIDEOS)

On September 13, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Kranji Commonwealth War Cemetery in Singapore prior to their departure to Malaysia.

Afterward, the royal couple arrived at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport where they were warmly greeted by British High Commissioner as well as by members of the government of Malaysia.

Soon, the royal couple were whisked off to the Prime Minister of Malaysia’s residence where they attended a luncheon held in their honor.  Later the duke and duchess visited  where they met with patients, unveiled a plaque and more.

In the evening a gala dinner was held, once again, in their honor at Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah residence.

Sources: Royal.gov.uk and Diamondjubilee.org

Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias Attends the V of Life and the 2012 Aid For Cancer Research Awards. (VIDEO)

On September, 13, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias attended the V of Life and the 2012 Aid for Cancer Research Awards in Córdoba, Spain.

“This year the winners include Dr. Mariano Barbacid, for his work in the field of Molecular Oncology and the Ausonia company…”  to name a few.

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

Royal News Regarding Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain. (VIDEO)

On Thursday, September 13, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain was at the Biblioteca Nacional España in Madrid to attend the opening of an exhibition by the late photographer, Mr. Juan Gyenes, entitled, Gyenes: Maestro Fotógrafo.

According to the official site for the royal house of Spain the exhibition is “… divided into five sections…”  The exhibition showcases Mr. Gyenes personal items such as “… cameras, medals and decorations… “ and more.

Meanwhile, at Palacio de la Zarzuela, His Majesty King Juan Carlos I held audiences with the Ibero-American Secretary General, Mr. Enrique Iglesias, the Governing Board of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs from Algeria, Mr. Mourad Medelci.

Source: Casa de Su Majestad el Rey

His Royal Highness Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje in Eersel.

On September 13, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje was in Eersel to visit the Vencomatic company.  The business is a:

“… global supplier of innovative and welfare friendly housing solutions for the poultry sector. The flexible and turn key solutions of Vencomatic offers large possibilities for a wide range of poultry production concepts.”

Afterward, the prince opened the Venco Campus, a new building which will house companies that are apart of the Venco Group, and will provide “…space for international research and training on poultry and knowledgeable technical field.”

Sources: RVD and Vencomatic