His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the celebration of the Festival of Sainte-Dévote, the patron saint of the Princely Family of Monaco, the Monégasques, and the Diocese of Monaco, on January 26, 2013. The Sainte-Dévote is also the patron saint of the island of Corsica. Here is the story/legend of Sainte-Dévote: “Tradition holds that she was a Corsican woman… Read More His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Attends the Ceremony of the Sainte Dévote.
A rare photo of the late Princess Diana was recently sold at auction to an “… unnamed investor from California for $18,396 (£11,000)…” according to the Sky News. Please click here for more information about the purchase.
On January 26, 2013, Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan attended the 64th Republic Day parade and celebrations in India. Please click here and here to read articles, in English, as well as to view photos from today’s event.
On Friday, January 26, 2013, the official website for the Spanish royal family removed a page dedicated to His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain’s son-in-law, Mr. Iñaki Urdangarín, the Duke of Palma. According to the Spanish newspaper, ABC, the decision to remove Mr. Urdangarín from the website was due to “…new incriminating emails… Read More His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain’s Son-in-Law Removed From the Royal Family’s Website. (VIDEO)
Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands along with Their Royal Highnesses Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands continued their state visit to Singapore on January 25, 2013. According to a press release, today the royal family visited the: “…Singapore-Delft Water Alliance (SDWA) and NUSDeltares. The Queen and the prince and… Read More Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Visits Singapore: Day Two. (VIDEOS)
Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan continued their seven-day visit to Bhutan on January 25, 2013. On today’s agenda for the reigning couple: A visit to the Gandhi memorial in Rajhat where they placed a wreath his tomb, a meeting as well as a reception with the President of… Read More Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan Visit India: Day Two.
On January 25, 2013, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco participated in a panel discussion entitled, Bolstering Ocean Resilience, during the 2013 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Topics addressed during the event included defining ocean economies, creating protected areas and developing fish banks.