On Monday, November 26, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as Colonel-in-Chief, visited the Household Cavalry Regiment at Combermere Barracks in Windsor.
On Monday, November 26, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended the 2012 Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Prijs held at the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ in Amsterdam.
“The Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Prize is awarded to individuals and organizations that have made an exceptional contribution in the field of music, theatre, dance, the visual arts, history, literature, the conservation of monuments and historic buildings, cultural education or nature conservation.”
This year’s recipient went to fashion trend forecaster, Ms. Lidewij Edelkoort.
On Friday, November 23, 2012, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the St. Andrew’s Day gala banquet held inside the Salle Belle Époque at the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo. Click here to read more about the event.
On Saturday, November 24, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline of Hanover was at the Auditorium Rainier III where she received a check worth 8,000 Euros for the charity, AMADE.
On Sunday morning, November, 25, 2012, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco visited the L’église St. Charles in Monaco to attend the 100th anniversary of the church’s consecration.
In the afternoon, Princess Charlene attended 13th Annual No Finish Line charity race at Port Hercule. During yesterday’s event the princess “… presented awards to the winners of the race…”
And, finally, if you missed last week’s Fête Nationale Monégasque medal and award ceremonies you can watch it in the videos below.
On November 25, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain, along with Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias, and their daughters, Her Royal Highness Infanta Elena and Her Royal Highness Infanta Cristina and her husband, Mr.Iñaki Urdangarin, visited His Majesty King Juan Carlos I at the Quirón San José Hospital in Madrid.
The old king had surgery on his left hip on Friday and is expected to be released from the hospital within the next three to four days.
Hospital managing director explaining to the press that His Majesty is recovering well and that the old king is able to stand up with the help of crutches.
On November 24, 2012, Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met “… supporters and beneficiaries of the Welsh Rugby Charitable Trust.” The duke is patron of this charity. The royal couple also attended the Wales vs. New Zealand rugby match held at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.
On November 24, 2012, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the 2012 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) held inside the Grand Ballroom at the Pullman Skipper Hotel in Barcelona, Spain.
During ceremony the sovereign prince presented Mr. Usain Bolt and Ms. Allyson Felix the Male and Female Athlete of the Year award as well as a check for $100,000.
Afterward, Prince Albert II along with those who attended the award ceremony made their way to the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya to attend the IAAF Centenary Gala Show.
His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain is recovering at the Quirón San José Hospital after having surgery on his left hip on Friday. Earlier this week, His Majesty’s sister, Infanta Doña Pilar de Borbón, stated to the press that the king would have surgery on Wednesday, November 21, 2012. That was untrue. Obviously.
Any way, the old king is doing well, according to his doctors, and is expected to leave the hospital in 3-4 days. In the meantime, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain and His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias visited His Majesty at the Quirón San José Hospital last evening.
On Friday, November 23, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium continued his eleven-day economic mission to Australia and New Zealand.
This afternoon the prince visited the Australian War Memorial in Canberra where he placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, met with the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Ms. Quentin Bryce, and much more.
Please click here to read an article from the Canberra Times.