“In Memoriam: Prins Friso” A Program From NOS. (VIDEO)

JohanFrisoandMabelHere is the 44:31 program from NOS entitled, In Memoriam: Prins Friso, with NOS journalist, Ms. Astrid Kersseboom and well-known royal journalist, Mr. Hans Jacobs.

Click here to watch the program.

Also, if you would like to send your message of condolence to Her Royal Highness Princess Mabel of Oranje-Nassau and her daughters, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands and to the rest of the Dutch royal family you may do so by clicking the link below:

Condoleances Prins Friso

Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH

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His Royal Highness Prince Daniel of Sweden Visits Ockelbolägret. (VIDEO)

danielHis Royal Highness Prince Daniel of Sweden visited Ockelbolägret (Ockelbo camp) this morning to hang out with those attending, well, camp.  Anyway, upon his arrival the prince was warmly greeted by various officials and of course the campers themselves.

Soon, Prince Daniel and those attending Ockelbolägret toured Älgparken where they met cute animals, including a giant Moose, and visited the Vildmarksgalleriet.

And, that’s it.   🙂

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RVD Announces The Funeral Date for His Royal Highness the Late Prince Johan Friso of Oranje-Nassau. (VIDEOS)

FrisoThis morning RVD announced that the funeral for His Royal Highness the late Prince Johan Friso of Oranje-Nassau will be held on Friday, August 16, 2013, in Lage Vuursche in the municipality of Baarn in the province of Utrecht.  Lage Vuursche is just east of Kasteel Drakesteyn the residence of Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands.

The private funeral will be led by Reverend C.A. ter Linden.  RVD also notes that “…after a service in the Stulpkerk in Lage Vuursche the Prince will be laid to rest in the adjacent cemetery. A memorial service for Prince Friso will be held later in the year.”

Click here and here to watch two video news reports from NOS.

And, finally, here is a lovely photo montage in memory of His Royal Highness the late Prince Johan Friso of Oranje-Nassau.

Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH

News Regarding TRHs Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. (VIDEOS)

On the morning of Tuesday, August 13, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark along with their eldest daughter, Princess Isabella, met with the press in front of their home, Frederik VIII’s Palace, Amalienborg, in Copenhagen.

The purpose of this morning’s event was to photograph the family before Princess Isabella started her first day of school at the Tranegårdsskolen in Hellerup.

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Later in the afternoon, Crown Prince Frederik arrived at the Forsvarsakademiets  in Copenhagen to present scholarships from the Anders Lassen Fonden (foundation).  According to the official website for the foundation the purpose of the scholarship is to:

“…support and encourage injured Danish military personnel [by] providing financial contribution as recognition or encouragement to members or former members of the special forces or the Danish Frogman Corps for their efforts…”

Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan Visit the Miyagi Prefecture. (VIDEO)

On Tuesday, August 13, 2013, Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan arrived in the Miyagi Prefecture to visit several areas that were affected by the March 11, 2011, earthquake off the Tōhoku coast and the devastating tsunami that followed.

The imperial couple began their day with a visit to a temporary housing complex in Sendai City where they met with residents and toured the building.  Afterward, the crown prince and crown princess were given a tour of areas that were destroyed by the massive tsunami and visited a factory in Miyagino-ku.