Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Hosts a Gala State Banquet. Plus, News Regarding Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge. (VIDEO)

 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II hosted a gala state banquet at Windsor Castle on November 27, 2012, in honor of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah of Kuwait’s three-day state visit to England.

Guests in attendance included Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, and His Royal Highness The Duke of York to name a few.

Meanwhile, in London, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was at the Natural History Museum to attend the opening of the new Treasures Gallery.

 

 

 

 

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News Regarding Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg.

Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg visited the Centre National de l’audiovisuel in Dudelange on November 27, 2012.

And, finally, Their Royal Highnesses Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg are currently on an economic mission to China.  For detailed information about their trip please visit the site, Luxarazzi Luxembourg, here.

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His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias Opens the 2012 Asamblea General de Cámaras.

On November 27, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias opened the 2012 Asamblea General de Cámaras held at the Palacio de Congresos de Madrid.

In his opening speech, the future king of Spain spoke about the economic crisis and the rising unemployment in his country:

“Unemployment is a harsh and painful reality in our country that affects millions of people of all ages, but particularly preys on young people… there are thousands of small businesses that have disappeared, causing a significant gap in a business network that is key to economic growth and creating jobs.”

Well, that’s depressing.

Thankfully, he gave words of encouragement to the 1,700 attendees who attended today’s event stating, “… there is no reason to lose confidence in the ability of the Spanish to change things, to recover, to overcome the difficulties.”

Source: ABC

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HRH Princess Letizia of Asturias Attends the Inauguration of the XV Congreso Estatal de Voluntariado. (VIDEO)

Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias attended the inauguration of the XV Congreso Estatal de Voluntariado held at the Bilbao Exhibition Centre on November 27, 2012.  This three-day conference was organized by the Gobierno Vasco y la Plataforma del Voluntariado de España del Ministerio de Sanidad, Servicios Sociales e Igualdad.

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Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden Visits an Exhibition at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. (VIDEO)

Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden visited the exhibition, Princess Estelle: Birth and Baptism, held at the royal palace in Stockholm on November 27, 2012.  Her Majesty was given a private tour of this exhibition which ends on March 3, 2013.

And, finally, if you still have not watched the fantastic documentary, Förberedelser inför Prinsessan Estelles dop, click the video below and enjoy!  

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News Regarding Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands. (VIDEO)

On Tuesday, November 27, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands was in Den Bosch to attend “… the presentation of the 1000th Apprenticeship in the framework of the Regional Action Plan (RAP) conference…” according to RVD.

The RAP helps students find apprenticeships “… which they are qualified for…”   Click here to watch a video news report (in Dutch).

And, finally, the princess made a brief visit to the dance and theatre company, Shake It! Academy of Project Waa, in Nijmegen.  During her visit Princess Maxima held a meeting with employees of the company to discuss “… future plans for the academy …”

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Welcomes His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah of Kuwait to the England. (VIDEO)

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh along with His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales welcomed His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah of Kuwait to England on November 27, 2012.  His Highness was invited for a three-day state visit by Her Majesty The Queen.

After the official welcoming ceremony at Windsor Castle, Her Majesty and His Highness exchanged gifts as well as attended a luncheon at the castle.

Click here for more information about today’s event from the BBC News.

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