TRHs Prince Emanuele Filiberto and Princess Clotilde of Savoy Attend the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

SavoyOn the evening of February 24, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Emanuele Filiberto and Princess Clotilde of Savoy attended the ultra glamorous 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party held at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood, California.

The royal couple partied the night away alongside every A-list actor and actress on the planet, hundreds of obnoxious and stressed-out agents from CAA, ICM, and William Morris, as well as hundreds of really good-looking people in fabulous outfits.

Finally, after a long and fun night the prince and princess left Los Angeles this afternoon  to return to their lovely villa somewhere in Europe.

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His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden Presents Medals.

CGOn February, 25, 2013, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden awarded the Svensk Mjölks Guldmedalj (Swedish Dairy Gold Medal) to 44 dairy farmers from all over Sweden, during a ceremony held at the Svenska Läkaresällskapet in Stockholm.

His Majesty also awarded the 2013 Årets Mjölkbonde (Dairy Farmer of the Year) to brothers Tobias and Christopher Kullingsjö and their colleague, Mr.  Michael Ljunghög, of Elmersgården (Elmer Farms).

Photo courtesy of Kungahuset

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Meets with United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon. (VIDEO)

DubaiOn February 25, 2013, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum held an audience with United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon in Dubai.  According to the newspaper, Emirates 24/7, discussions focused on:

“…regional and international  humanitarian issues as well as the role of countries, governments, organizations and public and community bodies  in supporting people hit by catastrophes and hunger all over the world.”

Please click herehere and here to view photos as well as to learn more about today’s meeting.

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His Majesty King Harald V of Norway Holds Audiences.

King HaraldsOn February 25, 2013, His Majesty King Harald V of Norway held audiences with the Chief of the Armed Forces Joint Headquarters and Major General Richard Nash.  His Majesty also received the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences, Ms. Kristian Overskaug, and president Kristian Fossheim, at the royal palace in Oslo.

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News Regarding Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco.

PssCharleneTRCOn February 25, 2013, Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco sat front row at the Giorgio Armani 2013 Fall/Winter RTW collection in Milan, Italy.  The princess was accompanied by her brother, Mr. Gareth Wittstock and his lovely girlfriend, Roisin Galvin.

And, finally, on March 1, 2013, the St. David’s Day charity gala dinner, organized by the Monaco Wales Association, will be held inside the Salle Empire at the Hotel de Paris.  All funds raised during the event will be donated to the Fondation Princesse Charlene.  Guests expected to attend include legendary singer, Dame Shirley Bassey, actress Catherine Zeta Jones and actor Rhys Ifan to name a few.

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TRHs Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway Attend a Conference. (VIDEO)

On February 25, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway attended the 2013 VelFERDkonferansen under the theme, Ressurser på Avveie (Resources Astray), held at the Astrup Fearnley Museet in Oslo.

According to NRK, the future Queen of Norway was “…interviewed on stage alongside Mr. Johan H. Andresen by two youths from Pøbelprosjektet…” 

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His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias Attends the Opening of the 2013 Congreso Mundial del Móvil (GSMA). (VIDEO)

On February 25, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias attended the opening of the 2013 Congreso Mundial del Móvil (GSMA) in Barcelona, Spain.

According to the official website for the GSMA this four-day conference is the:

“…world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry. The conference features prominent CEOs representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world.”

For more information about the 2013 Congreso Mundial del Móvil (GSMA) please click here.

 

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His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Inaugurates the New Service de Pediatrie du Centre Hospitalier Princesse and the Centre de Gérontologie Clinique Rainier III. (VIDEO)

MonacoOn February 25, 2013, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the inauguration of the Service de Pediatrie du Centre Hospitalier Princesse (CHPG) in Monaco.  After a blessing by Archbishop Bernard Barsi, the sovereign prince unveiled a “…plaque commemorating the opening…” and toured the new facility.

Afterward, Prince Albert II accompanied by the Minister of State of Monaco, Mr. Michel Roger and Archbishop Barsi, presided over the opening of the new Centre de Gérontologie Clinique Rainier III.

According to the Palais Princier, the sovereign prince “… unveiled a plaque at the Centre de Gérontologie Clinique in tribute to the first Government Counsellor for Social Affairs and Health, Mr. Denis Ravera.”

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His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan Cancels His Appointments due to Influenza.

NaruhitoAccording to the Mainichi Daily News, via The Imperial Household Agency, His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan cancelled his appointments for this week after coming down with a severe case of Influenza.

The future Emperor was “…scheduled to pay a visit to a calligraphy exhibition at the Tokyo National Museum on Monday and receive ambassadors posted in Japan at Togu Palace on Tuesday.”

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News Regarding the Upcoming Film, Grace of Monaco.

According to Deadline, it seems that Bob and Harvey Weinstein, of The Weinstein Company, has bought the US rights for the upcoming Nicole Kidman movie, Grace of Monaco.

The Hollywood big shots and former owners of the now defunct Miramax Films allegedly purchased the movie for “…$5 million minimum guarantee for the rights and a prints and advertising commitment around $10 million for a minimum 800 screen run…”

Grace of Monaco, directed by Olivier Dahan, will be released sometime in 2014.

Please click here for more information about this latest news from Deadline.

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