Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Attend the Film Première of Skyfall.

On October 23, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall attended the film première of the new James Bond film entitled, Skyfall, held at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

And, that’s it.   🙂

 

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Hosts a Reception at Buckingham Palace. (VIDEO)

On October 23, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace for “… Medallists who participated in the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.”

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge were also in attendance.

 

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales Visits Middleton-in-Teesdale.(VIDEO)

On October 23, 2012, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales visited Middleton-in-Teesdale in County Durham. During today’s visit the prince:

“… opened a new canteen and meeting room at Middleton-in-Teesdale Farmers Auction Mart.  Whilst there the Prince of Wales met with farmers, supporters and staff. As Patron of the Campaign for Wool, the prince also met with supporters and attended a short campaign meeting at Middleton-in-Teesdale Auction Mart. Afterward, the prince visited Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services.”

Click here and here for more information about today’s visit.

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Welcomes the President of Italy, Mr. Giorgio Napolitano. (VIDEO)

On October 23, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands welcomed the President of Italy, Mr. Giorgio Napolitano and his wife, Clio, to Paleis Noordeinde in Den Haag.  President Napolitano is on a four-day state visit to the Netherlands at the invitation of Her Majesty Queen Beatrix.

According to RVD:

“President Napolitano will met with the Italian community living in the Netherlands. In the evening, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix will host a gala state banquet at Palace Noordeinde. His Royal Highness Prince Willem-Alexander of Orange, Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet and Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven will also attend.”

Click here to watch a video as well as to view photos.  Click here to view photos from this evening’s gala state banquet.

His Royal Highness Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje Attends the 80th Anniversary Celebrations of the Joods Historisch Museum. (VIDEOS)

On October 23, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje attended the 80th anniversary celebrations of the Joods Historisch Museum (Jewish Historical Museum) in Amsterdam.

 

The prince along with hundreds of attendees also celebrated the 25th anniversary of the museum in the “… current synagogue complex and the festive launch of the Jewish Cultural Quarter” according to RVD.

To learn more about the Joods Historisch Museum please visit their official website here.

Please click here and here to watch videos.

Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco Attend the 2012 Princess Grace Awards. (VIDEO)

On the evening of Monday, October 22, 2012, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco attended the 2012 Princess Grace Awards Gala held at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.

Per a press release via the Princess Grace Foundation-USA regarding the awards:

“The Princess Grace Foundation-USA, a public charity, was formed after the death of Princess Grace in 1982. They present scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships to assist artists at the start of their careers. 

The Foundation has cultivated a diverse group of nearly 600 artists to date who continue to advance the spectrum of performing arts with innovative, cutting-edge, and vibrant theater, dance, choreography, film, playwriting and design.  Since the Foundation’s inception, more than 750 Awards have been given to recipients, totaling nearly $10 million.

The 2012 Princess Grace Awards winners represent 24 colleges, universities, and not-for-profit theater and dance companies throughout the United States. The Awards winners exemplify both classical and experimental artistic disciplines and, while still considered emerging talent, already show exceptional promise in their areas of expertise. 

The Foundation’s support assists their theater and dance studies, helps pay their artistic fees at non-profit theater and dance companies and helps support their thesis film projects. In addition to the Awards, the Princess Grace Foundation-USA extends general operating monies to companies hosting an Awards winner.  

2012 marks the launch of the Princess Grace JustFilms Awards with the generous support of the Ford Foundation.  These Awards assist social justice documentary filmmakers whose projects focus on South and Southeast Asian communities.”

The recipients of the 2012 Princess Grace Awards are:

THEATER AND PLAYWRITING

Tom Dugdale

Michael Haverty

Joel Jimenez

Jared Mezzocchi

Vincent Richards

M. Meriwether Snipes

Matthew P. Olmos

DANCE AND CHOREOGRAPHY

Jamal R. Callender

Albert Gordon

Franco Nieto

Raymond S. Pinto

Beckanne Sisk

Norbert De La Cruz

Michelle Dorrance

Bridget L. Moore

FILM

Kathleen Bracke

Javier Barboza

Erick Msumanje

Nijla Mu’min

Stephanie Spray

Esy Casey

Amitabh R. Joshi

Chao Thao

HONORARIA

Henry Wishcamper

Christina Kolozsvary

Talibah Newman

Mark Tumas

Jason DaSilva

SPECIAL PROJECT AWARDS

Gisela Cardenas

Clove Galilee

Lance Gries

Miwa Matreyek
Andrea Miller

Rey Pamatma

Iva Radivojevic

Princess Grace Statue Award Winners

Patrick Page

Darron L West

 Click here to watch a video.