Her Royal Highness Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands Visits a School in Den Haag.

LaurentienOn October 10, 2013, Her Royal Highness Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands arrived at the Paradijsvogel school in Den Haag to celebrate National Sustainability Day.

During her visit the lovely princess read several books “…to the students of the school which thematised sustainability and happiness…” according to Corbis.

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Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH

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Her Majesty Queen Anne-Marie of Greece and Her Royal Highness Princess Theodora of Greece Attend a Fundraising Gala. (VIDEOS)

On the evening of October 9, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Anne-Marie of Greece accompanied by her daughter, Her Royal Highness Princess Theodora of Greece, arrived at the Mondrian Hotel in West Hollywood, California to attend the Philhellenes Gala.

Last evening’s event raised money for the PRAKSIS Foundation:

“…an organization based in Athens, Greece which focuses on the dire needs of the people of Greece who are suffering from the economic crisis. It is currently the most effective charity in existence in helping with this crisis, both for helping currently homeless families and individuals and also in preventing more Greeks from becoming homeless.” 

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News Regarding Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain.

spainOn morning of October 10, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain arrived at the Fundación Rafael del Pino in Madrid to preside over the conference, Por ser Niña, in celebration of the International Day of the Girl, established by the United Nations on December 19, 2011.

In the evening, Her Majesty attended a gala celebration at the Auditorio del Museo Nacional del Prado in honor of Mr. Carlos Zurita on the occasion of his 25th anniversary as president of the Fundación Amigos del Museo del Prado.

Photo courtesy of Casa Real 

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh Attends the 500th DOE Gold Award Presentation. (VIDEO)

TheDukeOn October 10, 2013, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh attended a reception at St. James’s Palace in London to celebrate the “…500th Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award presentation…” according to BBC News.

For more information about today’s event please click here and/or here.

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

DanielOn October 10, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Daniel of Sweden arrived in the town of Mariehamn on Åland for a one-day visit.  The purpose of the prince’s trip was to “…receive insight into [Åland’s] industry and society…” according to the Swedish royal court.

Anyway, upon his arrival Prince Daniel was warmly greeted to Åland by various government officials and VIPs.  Soon, the prince was off to visit the Parliament of Åland and tour the Ålands Sjöfartsmuseum (Maritime Museum).

Thereafter, the prince attended a business seminar with various young entrepreneurs held at the Alandica Culture and Congress, and then visited the technology company, Carus.

And, that’s it.   🙂

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Photo courtesy of Kungahuset/M.Edwall

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Meets with The King and Queen of Tonga.

qeii-2012On October 10, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II met with Their Majesties King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u of Tonga at Buckingham Palace in London.

According to the Tongan newspaper, Matangi, Their Majesties “…are currently visiting the city in preparation for Tupou VI’s coronation next year.  They are scheduled to return to Tonga on October 30.”

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

denmarkOn the morning of October 10, 2013, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark accompanied by the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, Mr. Christian Friis Bach, participated in a meeting at Christiansborg Slot with members of the Parliamentary Intergroup Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

Meanwhile, in Vilnius, Lithuania His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark accompanied by the Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Building, Mr. Martin Lidegaard, wrapped up their three-day visit to the Baltic county.

This morning the crown prince and Mr. Lidegaard attended a business brunch hosted by the President of Lithuania, Ms. DaliaGrybauskaite , at the Presidential Palace.

Thereafter, Crown Prince Frederik and Mr. Lidegaard attended the opening of Danish Days held at the Panorama shopping center in Vilnius.  Whilst there they mingled with various officials, dined on delicious food, checked out the Lego play area, and much more.

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Photo courtesy of Kongehuset DK

News Regarding Her Serene Highness Princess Stephanie of Monaco. (VIDEO)

Well, it has been a couple of months since Her Serene Highness Princess Stephanie of Monaco’s two rescued Elephants, Baby and Nepal, arrived from the Tete d’Or Zoo in Lyon, France to their new home at Roc Agel.  As you may or may not know Baby and Nepal were destined to be put down earlier this year after government officials in Lyon believed they were infected with Tuberculosis.

Anyway, the princess recently spoke to the press about these beautiful creatures and she is happy to report that they are thriving in their new home.  Baby and Nepal were recently examined and thankfully they are in good health, “…all examinations were negative.”  Yay!

If you are interested in learning more about Baby and Nepal as well as the new association created by Princess Stephanie, where one can send donations and so forth, please click here.

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco Gives a Speech at the Università degli Studi di Siena.

pa20111On Thursday, October 10, 2013, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived at the Università degli Studi di Siena in Italy to participate in the conference entitled, The Mediterranean Sea: Biodiversity and Increasing Pollution. What’s Next?

During today’s meeting the sovereign prince, who is a member of the   United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network Leadership Council, gave a speech under the themes biodiversity and sustainability.

Please click here to view photos from today’s event.