On Monday, July 8, 2013, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visited the Joodse Gemeente Amsterdam (Jewish Congregation of Amsterdam).
According to RVD, Their Majesties were given a tour of the Jacob Obrechtplein synagogue where they met with various “…representatives from several Jewish organizations as well as with students and teachers from Jewish schools…”
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On Monday, July 8, 2013, Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias arrived at the Teatro Valle-Inclán in Madrid to preside over the 10th Edition of the Premios Buero de Teatro Joven, a competition for youth Spanish theatre groups.
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It was announced by Buckingham Palace that Ms. Zara Phillips and her husband, rugby player Mr. Mike Tindall, are expecting their first child. Ms. Phillips is the daughter of Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal and Captain Mark Phillips.
On July 8, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex arrived in East Molesey, Surrey to attend the 2013 Royal Horticultural Society Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.
On July 6, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia arrived at the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava in New York City to attend the opening of the “…exhibition and lecture, the Edict of Milan 313-2013…”
For more information about Saturday’s event please click here. Please click here to view personal photos from the official Facebook page for the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava.
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On July 8, 2013, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan arrived at the Japan Art Academy Hall of Taito in Tokyo to preside over the 2013 Japan Art Academy awards ceremony. The Japan Art Academy Award is presented to an individual who has made remarkable achievements in the field of art and architecture.
Afterward, Their Imperial Majesties accompanied by His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan and Their Imperial Highnesses Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko of Japan attended “…a tea ceremony, held at the Imperial Palace, with the winners of the Japan Art Academy awards” according to Kyodo News.