On May 16, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall arrived at the Westpoint Arena, Exeter to attend the opening of “…the first big agricultural events of the season…” the Devon County Show.
On May 16, 2013, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, as patrons of the Oranje Fonds, accompanied by Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands attended the 2013 Appeltjes van Oranje and the Oranje Fonds Kroonappels Awards held at the Koninklijk Paleis in Amsterdam.
In the evening, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands arrived at the Ridderzaal in Den Haag to attend the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO) gala dinner.
According to RVD, this first European edition of the IDAHO two-day conference was organized by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science:
“Roughly 700 participants from the Netherlands and abroad, including the European Union, the Council of Europe, human rights defenders and students will attend the conference. At various locations in Den Haag, attendees of IDAHO conference will participate in various workshops to discuss the international developments in the field of gay emancipation.”
Photo courtesy of HKH/RVD
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales arrived in Stoke-on-Trent this morning for a one-day visit. During today’s tour the heir to the British throne visited the Wedgewood Institute, met with members of the Swan Bank Luncheon Club, met with students from the Co-Operative Academy, and much more.
On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco inaugurated a restaurant for the elderly, A Pignata — which actually opened in January so I really have no idea why it’s being re-inaugurated. But, whatever — and a relaxing area, L’Espace Snoezelen, in Monte-Carlo.