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TRHs Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway Visit the TOMRA Headquarters. (VIDEOS)

MM&HOn Monday, November 10, 2014, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway visited the headquarters of TOMRA in Asker as well as the company’s production facility in Lier, Norway.  According to the official website for TOMRA, the company is an:

“…advanced automated recycling sorting systems for various waste and metal material streams deliver clear commercial, legislative and environmental benefits. The sensor-based sorting systems recover clean material fractions, delivering significantly higher yields and increased value from the input material than with traditional separation methods such as dense media separation or manual sorting.”

And, that’s it. 

Click here and here to watch videos from today’s visit.

Photo courtesy of Kongehuset

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh Visit the Royal Commonwealth Society.

QEII and DOE 2012On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visited the Royal Commonwealth Society in London.

Click here to view photos.

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Attends the 82nd Edition of the Rallye Monte-Carlo Awards Ceremony. (VIDEO)

On January 19, 2014, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the 82nd Edition of the Rallye de Monte-Carlo awards ceremony held in the Palais Princier courtyard.  During Sunday’s event the sovereign prince presented trophies to the top three winners of the race.

And, that’s it.   :)

HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway Participates in the 2013 OECD Forum. (VIDEO)

cphaaOn Tuesday, May 28, 2013, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway participated in the 2013 Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Forum held at the OECD Conference Center in Paris, France.

During today’s opening session the heir to the Norwegian throne gave a keynote speech along with the Secretary-General of the OECD, Mr. Angel Gurría.  In the afternoon, Crown Prince Haakon along with ten other speakers participated in a roundtable discussion held under the theme, Food for Thought: The Power of One.

Click here to watch a video of the crown prince’s speech.

Photo courtesy of Kongehuset

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia Attend the Opening of an Exhibition.

serbiaOn May 18, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia arrived at the ancient city of Viminacium (once the “…capital of the Roman province of Moesia Superior” and now a major archeological site) to attend the opening of the exhibition, Constantine the Great and the Edict of Milan 313: The Birth of Christianity in the Roman Provinces on the Territory of Serbia.

For more information about yesterday’s event as well as to view personal photos please click here.

If you are interested in learning more about the exhibition please click here and here.

His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales Visits the United States Air Force Academy. (VIDEOS)

On Sunday, May 12, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales continued his visit to Colorado and today the popular prince visited the United States Air Force Academy football training center in Colorado Springs, CO.

For more information about today’s activities please click herehere and here.

Click here to view a photo gallery.

An Interview With Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline of Hanover. (VIDEO)

CarolineLast year the British magazine, i-D, visited Monaco to interview Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline of Hanover regarding Her Serene Highness the late Princess Grace of Monaco. The magazine also interviewed students “… who participated in the creation of the exhibition about the late princess at the Nouveau Musèe National de Monaco.”

Click here to watch the video as well as to read an article from i-D.

Her Royal Highness Princess Marie of Denmark Presents Scholarships.

On January 31, 2013, Her Royal Highness Princess Marie of Denmark was at the Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab (Royal Danish Academy of Sciences) in Copenhagen to present the UNESCO and L’Oréal Denmark scholarships to woman in science.

According to the Danish royal court the scholarships:

“…for Women in Science was created by L’Oréal Denmark with the support of the Danish National Commission for UNESCO and the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences. The grants are intended to encourage women to pursue their scientific careers after they have obtained their PhD.”

The goal is to create a better balance between women and men in the world of research, because an equal distribution of the sexes creates more diverse approaches, more dynamic and thus better research.”

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex Inaugurates a New Building at the University of Winchester.

EoWOn Tuesday, January 29, 2013, His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex officially inaugurated the new “…state-of-the-art learning and teaching building, St. Alphege…” at the University of Winchester.

During the inauguration the Earl of Wessex unveiled a new plaque, toured the new building as well as met with the university staff and students.

Please click here to view photos as well as to learn more about today’s event.

 

Secrets of Highclere Castle: A PBS Documentary

HCIf you watched the season three première of Downton Abbey last evening on PBS then I have no doubt you had a chance to watch the documentary, Secrets of Highclere Castle, as well.  If not, well, now is your chance.   :)

  Click here to watch the entire documentary.

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Wishing you and your family a very happy as well as prosperous New Year!

May you have 12 months of happiness, 52 weeks of fun, 365 days of success, 8,760 hours of good health, 525,600 minutes of good luck, and 31,536,000 seconds of joy!

~ Alexandra   :)

Merry Christmas!

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Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas/Joyeux Noël/Feliz Navidad/Glædelig Jul!  Have a wonderful day and God Bless!

~ Alexandra   :)

Mini-Vacation Time!

Taking a mini-vacation until Monday. Enjoy the weekend everyone!   :)