On October 29, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain arrived at the Cine Callao in Madrid to attend the première of the documentary, Manzanas, Pollos y Quimeras, by Ms. Inés París.
The film documents the lives of several African women who relocated to Spain, their reasons for coming, how they have adapted to living in a new country, and the struggles as well as the success they have achieved in Spain.
Trailer for the documentary
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On the afternoon of October 29, 2013, His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain met with General Commanders and directors of the Asociación de Fuerzas de Gendarmería Euromediterráneas at Palacio de La Zarzuela in Madrid.
Here are two interviews with Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark prior to their visit to amazing Sydney, Australia.
Click the links below to watch.
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On October 28, 2013, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived in Marseille, France to participate in the opening ceremony of the 40th Congress of the Commission Internationale pour l’Exploration Scientifique de la mer Méditerranée (CIESM). The sovereign prince is President of the CIESM.
During the five-day conference discussions will focus on Marine Geosciences, Physics & Climate of the Ocean, Marine Biogeochemistry, Marine Microbiology & Biotechnology, Living Resources and Marine Ecosystems, Coastal Systems.
On October 29, 2013, Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias arrived in Azucaica in the district of Toledo, Spain, to open the El Greco nursing home and day center. After the opening the princess toured the facility which “…houses 160 spaces for residents…” met with staff as well as with residents.
Meanwhile, in Madrid, His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias participated in the 25th anniversary celebrations of the communications network, RedIRIS. Established in 1988 the company “…provides communications, digital identity, security, mobility, email quality, collaboration and other computer services to the Spanish academic and scientific community.”
And, finally, yesterday afternoon Prince Felipe visited “…Carbures Europe, a manufacturer specialized in carbon structures technologies for airplanes…”
Photo courtesy of Casa Real
On Tuesday, October 29, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall visited the Ebony Horse Club Community Riding Center in Brixton, South London. Established in 1996 the Ebony Horse Club is:
“…a charity [which helps] to improve the life skills, education and aspirations of children and young people growing up in deprived communities in Brixton by providing access to horse riding, outdoor activities and mentoring.”
For more information about today’s visit please click here. If you are interested in learning more about the Ebony Horse Club please visit their official website here.
On October 29, 2013, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales hosted a reception at Clarence House for “…players and other representatives from the 2013 Rugby League World Cup…”
On October 29, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan participated in the opening of the 9th World Islamic Economic Forum held at ExCel in London. His Majesty also held meetings with the President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, and the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, to name a few.
In the afternoon, His Majesty arrived at Clarence House to meet with Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.
On Tuesday, October 29, 2013, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands arrived at the Maastricht Health Campus to open the new Brains Unlimited Institute and Scannexus Lab.
According to the official website for Brains Unlimited and scanning lab:
“…is the place where researchers, clinicians, and entrepreneurs, under one roof, bring research from concept to commercialization.
Providing an integrated platform for the imaging community, Brains Unlimited helps scientists and companies to find the key to many common disorders, as well as gain more insight into the development of human behavior. Brains Unlimited has three MRI scanners with ultra high magnetic fields, including one of only four 9.4 Tesla scanners worldwide.”
Click here to watch a video.
Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH
On the evening of October 28, 2013, Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco arrived at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City to attend “…Ralph Lauren Presents [an] Exclusive Screening Of Hitchcock’s To Catch A Thief Celebrating The Princess Grace Foundation.”
Guests attending last evening’s event included actress Toni Collette, models Coco Rocha and Chanel Iman, Barbara Walters, Gayle King and actor Dylan McDermott to name a few.
On Wednesday, October 30, 2013, the lovely princess will attend the 2013 Princess Grace Awards Gala held at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. During the event “…24 awards will be presented to emerging artists in theater, dance and film…” according to the Princess Grace Foundation USA.