Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Unveils a Plaque in Front of Buckingham Palace (VIDEO). Plus, Other News!

On February 29, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II unveiled a new plaque in front of Buckingham Palace.  According to the Telegraph newspaper, the plaque “… marks the start of the 60km (37.5 miles) Jubilee Greenway walking and cycling route.”

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Finally, it was announced that Her Majesty will officially open the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London on July 27, 2012.  Per a press release from the British royal court:

Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, will open the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on Friday, 27th July.

The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will also open the London 2012 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday, 29th August.

Source: Telegraph

Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco Helps the South African Olympic Swimming Team

According to the South African online newspaper, Times Live, Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco has offered to help the South African Olympic Swimming team prepare for the upcoming Summer Olympics in London, England by providing the team accommodations as well as a practice facility in Monaco.

“We only have to cover travel expenses. She will take care of everything else,” says South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee CEO Tubby Reddy.

If the South African Olympic Swimming team accepts the princess’s offer they can start practicing on June 1, 2012.

Well, that’s sweet of her.   🙂

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Source: Times Live

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall Hosts a Reception at Clarence House. Plus, News Regarding the Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cornwall hosted a reception today at Clarence House for representatives of the Southbank Centre’s Women of the World Festival.

The event celebrates the “…achievements of outstanding women today…”  Guests included Bianca Jagger, Jenni Murray from BBC 4, author Kathy Lette, and many more.

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Meanwhile, it was recently announced that the Duchess of Cambridge will accompany Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh to “… kick-start the Diamond Jubilee tour…” of the United Kingdom.  Click here to for more information.

Source: Princeofwales.gov

His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales Getting Ready For His Tour of Sexy Belize, the Bahamas, Jamaica, and Brazil! Plus, Other News

Beginning on March 2, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales will begin his sexy tropical tour of Belize, the Bahamas, Jamaica and Brazil.  The second son of the Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales will represent Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as part of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Here is the rough itinerary via the official website for the Prince of Wales:

  • Belize (including Belize and Cayo Districts) from 2nd – 3rd March
  • The Bahamas (New Providence Island) from 3rd – 5th March
  • Jamaica (including Kingston and Falmouth) from 5th – 8th March
  • Brazil (Rio de Janeiro and the State of Sao Paolo) from 9th – 11th March.

Finally, according to CNN journalist, Max Foster, “…filming has started for a Prince Harry documentary at the Corinthia Hotel in London… “  I’m assuming the documentary crew will follow the prince whilst on his sexy tour to Belize, the Bahamas, Jamaica and Brazil.

Sources: PrinceofWales.gov and Max Foster

Random Royal News Regarding Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium

On February 28, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Mathilde of Belgium was in Eke, to visit the educational center, Pedagogisch Centrum Wagenschot.  This center provides support, and in many cases, a home for the youth who have serious emotional as well as behavioral disorders.

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Meanwhile, His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium attended the 2nd Annual Prix Développement Durable Pour la Presse-CFDD Awards held at the Residence Palais in Brussels.

Source: La Monarchie Belge

His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg Visits the Köhl AG Company

On February 28, 2012, His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume of Luxembourg visited the company, Köhl AG.  The heir to the Grand Ducal throne was accompanied by the new Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Etienne Schneider.  During the visit Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume toured the company’s production facilities as well as mingled with Köhl AG employees.

For more information about today’s event please visit the site Luxarazzi Luxembourg. (info should be up soon.)

Source: Cour Grand Ducale de Luxembourg