On November 3, 2011, H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, H.R.H. Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and H.R.H. Princess Maxima of the Netherlands visited the island of St. Maarten. And, once again they met with local dignitaries and the people.
On October 27, 2011, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco received an honorary doctorate from the United States Sports Academy for his “… commitment to the Olympic Movement as both a competitor and leader.” The prince received the honorary doctorate during last month’s 5th annual Peace and Sport International Forum.
The United States Sports Academy President, Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich, praised the prince for his:
…outstanding contributions to sport as a high school athlete, a college athlete, as an Olympian, and of course as a member of the Olympic Executive Committee. His most recent contribution being recognized, of course, was the outstanding effort put forth in staging the Peace and Sport Forum, which was most impressive.
On November 2, 2011, T.S.H.s Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco attended the opening of the highly anticipated exhibition, Grace Kelly: From Movie Star to Princess, at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto, Canada.
This special exhibition, based on the Grimaldi Forum’s The Grace Kelly Years, chronicles the late princess’s life:
…told through her personal correspondence, famous fashions, films and a trove of memorabilia. Highlights include letters from “Hitch,” the original Hermès purse that was eventually named for Kelly, her Oscar for The Country Girl and home videos peppered with famous faces. source
After the opening of the exhibition the princely couple along with hundreds of VIPs attended a private reception in honor of the prince and princess of Monaco.
If you happen to live in or around Toronto or may be visiting the area in the future why not visit this special exhibition. It ends on January 22, 2012.
To watch a video about the exhibition as well as to view photos please click the links below: