On Monday, September 16, 2013, His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex arrived on the island of Jersey to begin his two-day visit.
Yesterday, the youngest child of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh presided over a ceremony where he presented “…four young islanders with the gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award…” according to Channel Online TV.
Today, The Earl of Wessex attended a ceremony in celebration of the 350th anniversary of the presentation of the Royal Mace.
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On the afternoon of September 17, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and His Royal Highness Prince Henrik of Denmark attended the inauguration of the newly restored Brede Allé in the gardens at Fredensborg Slot.
According to the Danish royal court and the Danish newspaper, Sjællands Nyheder, the restoration of Brede Allé began in 2009 with an incredibly generous grant — 53.6 million DKK — from AP Møller and Chastine Mc-Kinney Møllers Fond.
How nice of them. 🙂
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On September 17, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway began their three-day visit to the county of Vest-Agder. Today, the royal couple visited a Hydroelectric power plant, attended a luncheon, visited two schools, and much more.
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On September 17, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark arrived at the Bagsværd Boldklub just north of Copenhagen to participate in the launch of the Mary Fondens Projekt “Klubfidusen” (Club Trick).
According to the Danish royal court:
“…the project consists of a series of activities and materials to support the children’s communities and the values of tolerance, respect, compassion and courage on and off the field.
Klubfidusen is based on the experience of the Mary Foundation’s and Save the Children’s project ‘Free From Bullying’, and will be tested at five football clubs during the autumn of 2013.”
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On the morning of Tuesday, September 17, 2013, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium arrived in the city of Mons in the province of Hainaut for a one-day visit.
Upon their arrival Their Majesties were greeted with cheers and applause from thousands of people who came out to catch a glimpse of their new king and queen. After receiving formal greetings from various local government officials Their Majesties attended a reception and luncheon held in their honor, participated in a walkabout through the city and much more.
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On September 17, 2013, at Villa Rothschild Kempinski in Königstein im Taunus, Germany, His Royal Highness Prince Félix of Luxembourg finally married his longtime love, Miss Claire Lademacher, in front of close family and friends.
For detailed information about today’s intimate civil ceremony please visit the site, Luxarazzi: Luxembourg and Liechtenstein, here.
Congrats to the couple! 🙂
On Tuesday, September 17, 2013, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands arrived at the Ridderzaal in Den Haag to attend the 2013 Prinsjesdag.
During today’s important event His Majesty delivered a speech in front of members of the Dutch government highlighting the “…main plans [budget and policies] of the government for the coming year…” according to RVD.
Thereafter, Their Majesties and Their Royal Highnesses rode back to the Paleis Noordeinde where the royal family appeared on the balcony to wave to the thousands of people who came out to wish them well.
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On Saturday, September 14, 2013, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the Duels for Friendship fencing competition, organized by A.S.Co.T Club with the support of the International Fencing Federation and of the Fédération Monégasque d’Escrime, held at the Casino de Monte-Carlo Atrium.
In preparation for his upcoming South Pole trek with the Walking With the Wounded charity later this year, His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales spent “…20 hours in [a] cold chamber (freezer) at Mira in Nuneaton…where temperatures dropped as low as minus 55c with wind chill…” according to Clarence House.
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