On the evening of June 13, 2013, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco to attend the closing ceremony of the 53rd Festival de Télévision de Monte-Carlo.
According to various sources during tonight’s event the U.S. television shows “…Breaking Bad, Modern Family, and The Big Bang Theory…” were presented with Golden Nymph Award.
On June 13, 2013, His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan visited the city of Salamanca, Spain. During today’s visit the crown prince accompanied by his delegation and the mayor of Salamanca, Mr. Fernández Mañueco, attended a reception held at the city hall where Crown Prince Naruhito received the keys to the city.
Soon, the heir to the Chrysanthemum throne visited the Universidad de Salamanca as well as the Centro Cultural Hispano-Japonés. Afterward, the crown prince toured Plaza Mayor (the main square in Salamanca) where he was warmly welcomed by hundreds of locals as well as officials.
On the morning of June 13, 2013, Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain presided over the swearing in of four new judges to the Tribunal Constitucional. The ceremony took place at Palacio de la Zarzuela in Madrid.
On June 13, 2013, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan arrived at the Royal Jordanian National Defense College in Amman to attend the school’s graduation ceremony as well as to present diplomas to the graduates.
On June 13, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Philippe of Belgium arrived at the Palais de Bruxelles to present the 2013 Prix du Fonds Prince Philippe and 25,000 Euros to Mr. Bert Ballegeer of the Belgian Homeless Cup.
According to the official website of the Belgian Homeless Cup the event is a “…social-supportive football competition for homeless people. Each year there are three national tournaments in which teams from Brussels, Wallonia, and Flanders compete for the championship title… ”
On the morning of June 13, 2013, Their Majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium arrived in the resort town of Oostduinkerke (East Dunkirk) to visit the “… shrimp fisherman on horseback…” according to the Belgian royal court.
During today’s visit Their Majesties took a lovely hayride along the shoreline and met with locals who warmly greeted the reigning couple to their town. And, there is not much else to say except every looks like they are freezing to death.
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On Thursday, June 13, 2013, His Royal Highness The Duke of Rothesay arrived at the Erskine Home in Edinburgh, Scotland, to met with veterans and their families. Soon, the duke arrived at the Personnel Recovery Centre where he met with wounded and ill soldiers.
In the afternoon, The Duke of Rothesay visited the HMS Bangor as well as the HM Naval Base Clyde and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow.
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