His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales Visits the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts. (VIDEO)

PoWOn July 10, 2013, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales arrived in east London to visit the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts which “…specializes in teaching, researching, and promoting the practice and theory of the arts and crafts of the world’s great traditions.”  

Whilst at the school the prince viewed the 2013 Degree Show which showcases designs by graduate students.

For more information about today’s visit please click here.  If you are interested in learning more about the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts please visit their official website here.  

The Prince of Wales talks about the school.

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Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain Preside Over the Delivery of Scholarships. (VIDEOS)

On July 10, 2013, Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain arrived at the CaixaForum in Madrid to preside over the delivery of 120 La Caixa scholarships to post-graduate and graduate students who will be studying aboard in the coming months.

 
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Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall Presents an Award During the 2013 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

camillaOn July 10, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall arrived at Hampton Court Palace in Surrey to attend the second day of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

During today’s visit the duchess presented Mr. Tom Galligan with the 2013 RHS Young School Gardener of the Year award.  According to the official website for the Royal Horticultural Society Mr. Galligan won the award for:

“…demonstrating [his] advanced gardening knowledge for his age, a tremendous passion, and also skills to grow a wide range of plants. Additionally he showed excellent understanding of environmental and sustainable issues.”

The Duchess of Cornwall also visited various exhibitors as well as gardens at the show.

And, that’s it!   🙂

For more information about the Royal Horticultural Society’s Hampton Court Palace Flower Show please visit their official website here.

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TMs King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium Host a Reception.

belgiumOn Wednesday, July 10, 2013, Their Majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium hosted a reception at Château de Laeken for former Prime Ministers and other  “…government officials during the reign of King Albert II of Belgium…” according to Agence France Presse.

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Welcomes Two Very Special Guests to Windsor Castle. (VIDEO)

qeiiHer Majesty Queen Elizabeth II welcomed Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands to Windsor Castle this afternoon.    After a brief photo-op Her Majesty held a private audience with the new king and queen.

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His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Meets With Mr. Nicolas Hulot.

PalaisPrincierHis Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco held an audience this afternoon at the Palais Princier with well-known environmentalist, documentary filmmaker, and producer, Mr. Nicolas Hulot.

During their meeting the sovereign prince and Mr. Hulot discussed important issues regarding the environment specifically ways to protect endangered marine life.

To learn more about Mr. Hulot and the work he does please visit his official website, Fondation Nicolas Hulothere.

Photo courtesy of the Palais Princier

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TRHs Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias Enjoy the Natural Beauty of Sierra de Guadarrama. (VIDEO)

On the morning if July 10, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias toured the Parque Nacional de la Sierra de Guadarrama located just north of the city of Madrid.

Lat month Sierra de Guadarrama was declared a national park by the Spanish government in order to protect endangered flora and fauna within the park.

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TRHs The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Host a Reception at Clarence House.

CamillaCharlesOn the evening of July 9, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall hosted a reception in the gardens at Clarence House in London for  supporters of the charity, Elephant Family.

The mission of Elephant Family is to protect and save the Asian elephant which, as of today, is on the verge of extinction.  Per the official website for Elephant Family:

“Since our launch in 2002, we’ve been busy. We’ve invested over £6 million to save the Asian elephant, working to secure elephant and wildlife habitat, supporting local communities to reduce incidents of human-elephant conflict, highlighting the plight of the Asian elephant with UK-wide education, programs, publicity and lobbying governments and corporations to take action.”

To learn more about Elephant Family and the great work they do please visit their official website here.

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