On June 25, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh visited the Henley Business School, University of Reading, in Oxfordshire to attend the “…Henley-on-Thames Jubilee river pageant…” The purpose of today’s event was, again, to celebrate Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee.
Click the links below to read an article from the BBC News as well as to view photos.
Recently, Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg along with His Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra, His Royal Highness Prince Felix, and Their Royal Highnesses Prince Louis and Princess Tessy celebrated Luxembourg’s National Day 2012.
For more detailed information about the celebrations, in English, as well as to view photos please click the links below.
On Monday, June 25, 2012, His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan arrived in Bangkok, Thailand to begin his official visit to Southeast Asia.
According to Kyodo News, via the Imperial Household Agency, the crown prince will stay “… two nights in each of the capitals of the three countries — Thailand, Cambodia and Laos — he will visit.”
Any way, upon his arrival at Don Mueang airport in Thailand, Crown Prince Naruhito was greeted by government dignitaries and the press. Soon, the future emperor of Japan was at Government House in Bangkok where the Prime Minister of Thailand, Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra, hosted a reception in his honor.
Afterward, the crown prince was at the Grand Palace where he had a meeting with His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit of Thailand.
On June 25, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands were at the Ridderzaal in Den Haag to attend the TEDxBinnenhof Catwalk for Innovation meeting.
According to RVD:
TED, which stands for Technology, Entertainment & Design and began in 1984, is an international non-profit platform where entrepreneurs and researchers from the three sectors present new ideas for solving social problems.
At present TEDxBinnenhof consists of ten people discussing their innovative solutions to social problems in areas such as energy, water, agriculture and nutrition. The ideas all meet the criteria that they are cutting-edge, focus on Dutch problem and accessible to a broad audience. Audiences include entrepreneurs, policy makers, researchers and young people.