News Regarding Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway. (VIDEOS)

NORWAYLast Thursday Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway wrapped up their state visit to Turkey.

Anyway, here are two video clips Their Majesties visit to the Hagia Sofia and the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (aka the Blue Mosque) in Istanbul.

Click the links below to watch the videos.   🙂

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUtK-GXktro

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Whx-oRP-fXA

Photo courtesy of Kongehuset Norway

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His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias Opens a Conference. (VIDEO)

On November 11, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Felipe of Asturias arrived at the Centro de Congresos Príncipe Felipe in Madrid to preside over the 7th Conferencia del Programa Marco de Investigación e Innovación de la Unión Europea en España.  The theme of this year’s conference is Horizonte 2020: Del Conocimiento a la Innovación.

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TRHs The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Visit India. Day 6. (VIDEO)

CamillaCharlesOn Monday, November 11, 2013, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall continued their nine-day visit to India.

This morning The Prince of Wales visited the Haji Ali Dargah Mosque in Mumbai while the duchess visited the Vandana Foundation.

In the afternoon, the royal couple arrived in Kerala where they visited the Kerala Folklore Museum and Theatre and attended an evening reception “…for Keralan civic and business leaders, to help strengthen the bilateral relationship between the UK and India…” according to Clarence House.

For more information about today’s activities as well as to view photos please click the links below.

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Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain Views a Special Exhibition in Madrid. (VIDEO)

On November 11, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain arrived at the Centro Cultural Conde Duque in Madrid to attend the inauguration of a special exhibition in celebration of the Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AECID).

The exhibition displays the history of “…works done by the AECID within the last 25 years.”

And, that’s it.   🙂

The Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Denmark Visit Mexico City. (VIDEO)

fmgalla200901smallOn Monday, November 11, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark began their three-day official visit to Mexico City, Mexico at the invitation of the President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto.

According to the Danish royal court the purpose of the visit is to strengthen bilateral ties in the areas of health, agriculture, and climate-friendly technology between Mexico and Denmark.

The day began with a visit to the Fundación CTHDUCA where the crown prince couple were “…introduced to the foundation’s work with education and care for people with Down’s Syndrome.”

Soon, they were off to visit the Museo Nacional de Antropología where they viewed several exhibits.  Two hours later the crown prince couple met with the President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto and First Lady Angélica Rivera de Peña, at Los Pinos.

Later in the afternoon, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary visited the Papalote Museo del Niño, and then met with the mayor of Mexico City, Miguel Ángel Mancera Espinosa, where he gave the crown prince couple the keys to the city.

In the evening, future king and queen of Denmark will attend a charity concert at El Plaza Condesa featuring a performance by some Danish band I never heard of.  Sorry.   😦

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Click the link below to watch a video news report

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4oRrX0ImHY

Photo courtesy of Kongehuset

HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden Visits a School in Bunkeflostrand. (VIDEO)

danielOn November 11, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Daniel of Sweden arrived in Bunkeflostrand in south Sweden to visit the Ängslättskolan.

According to the Swedish royal court, during his visit the prince met with “…representatives from the student council and principals and participated in a physical education class…”

Click here to watch a video news report.

Please click here to view several photos.

Photo courtesy of Kungahuset

King Philippe of Belgium Attends the Commémoration de l’Armistice. (VIDEO)

BelgiumOn November 11, 2013, His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium arrived at the   Colonne du Congrès in Brussels to attend the Commémoration de l’Armistice ceremony which to honors the thousands of soldiers who died during World War I and World War II.  During the ceremony the king placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

In the evening, His Majesty attended a solemn ceremony held at the Eglise Saint-Jacques sur Coudenberg.

Click here to watch a video news report.

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Her Imperial Majesty Empress Michiko of Japan and HIH Princess Kiko of Japan Attend a Concert. (VIDEO)

On Monday, November 11, 2013, Her Imperial Majesty Empress Michiko of Japan accompanied by Her Imperial Highness Princess Kiko of Japan and Her Imperial Highness Princess Akiko of Mikasa attended an evening concert held inside the Tōkagakudō (Peach Blossom Music Hall) at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

News Regarding His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco. (VIDEO)

During last week’s participation in the 5th Meeting of the Parties to Agreement on ACCOBAMS in Tangier, Morocco, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco had a chance to take a break from his hectic schedule to see some of the sights in the historic city.  The sovereign prince was given a guided tour by local historian, Mr. Rachid Taferssiti. 

In other news, it was announced that the President of France, François Hollande, will make an official visit to Monaco on Thursday, November 14, 2013.  The purpose of the visit is to strengthen ties between Monaco and France.

During the visit the sovereign prince will host a working luncheon in honor of President Hollande’s visit as well as sign “…five partnership agreements in fields of scientific research and the environment…” at the Musée Océanographique de Monaco according to the Palais Princier.

HM Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Attends an Award Ceremony.

MaximaOn November 11, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands arrived at the Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ in Amsterdam to preside over the 2013 Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Prijs.

According to RVD, the winner of the award, plus cash worth 75,000 Euros, went to “…Piet Oudolf for his achievements in the field of gardening and landscape design.”

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His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh and His Royal Highness Prince Laurent of Belgium Attend the Last Post Ceremony. (VIDEOS)

On Monday, November 11, 2013, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh and His Royal Highness Prince Laurent of Belgium participated in the Last Post ceremony  in Ypres, Belgium.

The ceremony commemorates the hundreds of  thousands soldiers who died during World War I.

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