On May 20, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium accompanied by his daughter, Princess Elisabeth, arrived at the Tour & Taxis in Brussels to visit the exhibition, Inside the Station: The Princess Elisabeth Antarctica.
According to the Belgian royal court, the exhibition “…takes visitors on an interactive journey inside Belgium polar station ‘Princess Elisabeth Antarctica’.” For more information about the exhibition please click here.
Video about the royal visit to the exhibition.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh along with Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex, His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales and Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice of York attended the 2013 Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show in London.
Her Majesty is patron of the Royal Horticultural Society. For more information about today’s event please click here and here.
If you are interested in learning more about the Royal Horticultural Society and the Chelsea Flower Show please click here.
On Monday, May 20, 2013, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco arrived in Lucciana on the island of Corsica for a brief visit.
According to the Palais Princier, the princely couple attended a:
“…solemn Mass at the Cathédrale Santa Maria Assunta presided over by the Bishop of Corsica, Monsignor Olivier de Germay, and the Archbishop of Monaco, Monsignor Bernard Barsi. The princely couple then participated in a procession around the Cathédrale de Mariana, toured an archaeological site, and visited a craft fair. In the afternoon, the sovereign prince and Princess Charlene visited the Paroisse Saint Michel dedicated to Sainte Dévote.”
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On Sunday, May 19, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan held a meeting with members of the Constitutional Court in Amman. His Majesty accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II met with a delegation from the Jordanian-Kuwaiti Parliamentary Friendship Committee.
During the meeting discussions focused on strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries in various sectors, “…the latest developments in the Arab region the Syrian crisis, and the efforts to achieve peace between Israelis and Palestinians through the implementation of the two-state solution…” according to the Petra News Agency.
This morning His Majesty King Abdullah II and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II watched “…[various] military exercises conducted by the central military zone.”
And, finally, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan participated in the National Council for Family Affairs annual board meeting in Amman this afternoon. Discussions focused on the NCFA’s “…achievements and projects for the upcoming year.” Her Majesty is the Chairwoman of the NCFA.
On the morning of May 20, 2013, His Royal Highnesses The Duke of Cambridge and His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales arrived in Tedworth, Wiltshire, to officially open “…four new Help for Heros Recovery Centres, which form part of the Defence Recovery Capability during a visit to Tedworth House….” according to the site Princeofwales.gov.uk
Per a press release via Help for Heroes:
“Help for Heroes builds, equips and runs four Recovery Centres to provide ongoing support for wounded, injured, and sick services to personnel and veterans. These centres are located in Tedworth, Catterick, Colchester and Plymouth. [The] centres provide world-class facilities to identify and address both the physical and mental toll that conflict can take on the individual soldier, sailor, airman or veteran.
Tedworth House is the first Recovery Centre to open and has the capacity to accommodate 50 residents, 4 families and over 150 visitors. The Centre is designed to support those wounded while serving heir country to rebuild every aspect of their life, from the moment they are well enough to leave full-time medical care.”
Click here and here to watch more videos from today’s opening.