On October 25, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Henrik of Denmark accompanied by the former Danish Minister of Defense, Mr. Søren Gade and 30 local hunters, participated in the slaughtering innocent animals for fun on the Klosterhede Plantage.
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On the evening of Sunday, October 27, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark celebrated the 40th anniversary of the iconic Sydney Opera House.
Roughly, 5000 people attended this evening’s gala celebrations which included a concert by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, “…soloists from Opera Australia and the vocal heft of the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs..” according to the official website for the Sydney Opera House.
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On Saturday, October 26, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Laurent of Belgium presided over Le Plus Beau Zinneke (the Most Beautiful Mutt) in Brussels.
The event was organized by the Fondation Prince Laurent.
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On October 27, 2013, Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan welcomed the President of Montenegro, Mr. Filip Vujanović, and his wife, Svetlana Vujanović, to Al-Hummar Palace in Amman.
The purpose of President Vujanović’s official visit to Jordan is to “…strengthen bilateral ties and means of enhancing them in various fields in addition to regional and international issues of common interest…” according to Petra News.
In other news, Her Majesty Queen Rania recently sat down with Al Arabiya journalist, Ms. Muntaha Al Ramahi, for an exclusive interview.
On Saturday, October 26, 2013, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco arrived at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania to attend the opening of the special exhibition, From Philadelphia to Monaco: Grace Kelly — Beyond the Icon, as well as to attend a gala dinner in celebration of the exhibition.
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On Saturday, October 26, 2013, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge attended the Football Association’s 150th anniversary gala dinner and reception held at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London.
In other news, another new christening photo of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge has been released. The photo was taken by Mr. Jason Bell at Clarence House. Please click here to view the photo as well as to read an article from the BBC News.
On Saturday, October 26, 2013, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan visited the National Sanatorium Kikuchi Keifuen in Koshi in the Kumamoto Prefecture.
According to the newspaper, Asahi Shimbum, the imperial couple met with patients suffering from Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy) as well as with hospital staff.
This afternoon, Their Imperial Majesties visited the Minamata Disease Municipal Museum and Monument in Minamata also located in the Kumamoto Prefecture.