The Royal Family of Belgium: A Christmas Concert and Reception

On December 15, 2010, the Belgium royal family held a traditional Christmas concert as well as a reception at the royal palace in Brussels.  Family members include: Their Majesties King Albert II, Queen Paola, Crown Prince Philippe, Crown Princess Mathilde, Princess Claire and her husband Prince Laurent, Princess Astrid and her husband Prince Lorentz, and finally Queen Fabiola.

Guests were treated to a lovely reception in the palace where they ate delicious Belgium hors d’oeuvres and a variety of drinks.

Here is a short video of the gala concert courtesy of


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