HRH The Duke of Edinburgh Opens a New Cardiac Center.

620px-coat_of_arms_of_philip_duke_of_edinburgh-svg1His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh was in Luton on February 19, 2013, to open “…a new £5.5 million Cardiac Center at the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital” according to ITV.

Please click here and here for more information about today’s opening.

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Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan Attend a Gala Dinner in Bangladesh.

TMBhutanOn the evening of February 18, 2013, Their Majesties King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun of Bhutan attended a gala dinner held in their honor and hosted by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Ms. Sheikh Hasina.  The dinner , held at the Prime Ministers residence, wrapped up the royal couple’s five-day visit to Bangladesh.

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Her Royal Highness Infanta Elena of Spain Attends the Opening Ceremony of the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships.

Infanta ElenaOn February 19, 2013, Her Royal Highness Infanta Elena of Spain attended the opening  ceremony of the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships held at the Palacio de Congresos in La Molina.

According to the Spanish royal court:

“…the IPC Alpine Skiing international competition is for people with disabilities. More than 160 skiers from over 40 countries will participate in the six events including Downhill, Super Giant, Giant, Slalom, Super Combined and the Team Event.”

Photo courtesy of Casa Real

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Members of the Belgian Royal Family Attend a Special Mass in Laeken.

BelgiumAPTheir Majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde, Queen Fabiola, and Their Royal Highnesses Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz attended a special Mass held at the l’Église Notre-Dame in Laeken on February 19, 2013.

The purpose of this special Mass was to “… celebrate and remember deceased members of the royal family…” according to the Belgian royal court.

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TRHs Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias Attend the Premios Nacionales de Cultura. (VIDEO)

NCAOn February 19, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias attended the Premios Nacionales de Cultura (National Culture Awards) 2011   for 2012 held at the Palacio Real de El Pardo in Madrid. During today’s ceremony the prince gave a speech and presented 53 awards to worthy recipients.

Click here to watch a video news report.

Photo courtesy of Casa Real

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Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden Holds an Audience.

CPVictoriaOn February 19, 2013, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden held an audience inside the Princess Sibylla apartments at the royal palace in Stockholm with the President of the Assembly of Representatives of Morocco, Mr. Karim Ghellab.  The future queen of Sweden also met with President Ghellab’s delegation.

And, that’s it.   🙂

Photo courtesy of Kungahuset

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Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge Visits Hope House in London. (VIDEOS)

After spending a relaxing holiday on the island of Mustique in the Caribbean Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge got right back to work on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.  This morning the pregnant Duchess visited Hope House in London.

According to the official website for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Hope House is an “…alcohol and drug addiction treatment centre run by the charity, Action On Addiction, of which she is patron of.” 

During her visit the lovely Duchess chatted with staff and patients whilst wearing a cute dress designed by someone important.  Any way, for detailed information about today’s visit please click the links below:

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News Regarding Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania of Jordan.

TMJordanOn Tuesday, February 19, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan arrived in Moscow, Russia to meet with President Vladimir Putin.

The purpose of His Majesty’s working visit is to strengthen ties between Jordan and Russia, to discuss the current situation in the Middle East mainly the Syrian crisis as well as other issues of common interest according to the Petra News Agency.  Click here for more information.

Meanwhile, in Amman, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan visited the Oasis500 headquarters at the King Hussein Park.  According to the Petra News Agency, Her Majesty “…met with the management of the development and investment company as well as young entrepreneurs running start-up ICT and digital content companies who showcased their progress, achievements and future plans.”

Please click here and here for more information about Her Majesty’s visit as well as to view a photo.

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