It was announced that Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall received the Dame of the Grand Cross which was appointed to her by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Click here to read more about this wonderful honor.
Meanwhile, the bikini princess, Corinna von Hohenzollern, has been quite busy since her regal marriage to Carl Alexander Prince von Hohnzollern in February. According to the Austrian online newspaper, OE 24, princess was recently in Vienna, Austria where she attended a party hosted by the
pervert gentleman’s magazine, Penthouse. Finally, Princess Corinna launched her official fan page on Facebook. Yay. For more information please click here.
Sources: Telegraph, OE24.at, and Princess Corinna von Hohenzollern
Photo courtesy of Princess Corinna von Hohenzollern
On April 9, 2012, His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan held an audience with the Bulgarian Parliament Chairperson Ms. Tsetska Tsacheva at Akasaka Palace. The purpose of the meeting, according to the Bulgarian News Agency, was to “… strengthen ties between Japan and Bulgaria.” Ms. Tsacheva also met with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda whereupon discussions focused on, “…helping more Japanese businesses enter the East European country [Bulgaria] by improving its investment environment…”
Meanwhile, the Imperial Household Agency announced that His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan:
…is expected to resume his official duties on Tuesday after they were delegated to Crown Prince Naruhito prior to the Emperor’s heart bypass surgery in February. The resumption of official duties by the emperor will be approved by the Cabinet on Tuesday…
Finally, the Japan Times — via the Imperial Household Agency — has an update regarding the health of Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Masako of Japan. Click here to read the article in its entirety. (in English)
Sources: Bulgarian News Agency and Kyodo News via the Imperial Household Agency
On April 9, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain attended the 2012 Reina Sofia Awards held at Zarzuela Palace in Madrid.
Her Majesty was accompanied by the Minister of Development, Ms. Ana María Pastor, Minister of Employment and Social Security, Ms. Maria Báñez, the Minister of Health, Social Services and Equality, Ms. Ana Mato, and the General Secretary of the Royal Trust for Disability, Mr. Juan Moreno.
Three awards were presented during today’s event:
- Integration and Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities
- Universal Accessibility of Municipalities
- Promotion of Labour Insertion of People with Disabilities.
Source and photo courtesy of Casa de Su Majestad El Rey