On the evening of November 18, 2013, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan arrived at the Suntory Hall in Minato, Tokyo to attend a classical music concert performed by the Berlin Philharmonic with Sir Simon Rattle conducting.
Their Imperial Majesties and guests listened to works by the late Robert Schumann, Igor Stravinsky and Sergei Prokofiev.
On Monday, November 18, 2013, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands arrived on the beautiful island of Curaçao for a one-day tour.
The day began with a welcoming ceremony hosted by the governor of Curaçao, Lucille George-Wout, at Government Square in Willemstad. Soon, Their Majesties attended a meeting with the Prime Minister of Curaçao, Ivar Asjes, and with other government officials.
In the afternoon, Their Majesties visited the Marnix College and Marnix FO-school, toured the University of Curaçao where they met with students and staff, opened the Caribbean Research and Management of Biodiversity Foundation’s new building, completed a walkabout in the district of Otrobanda, and attended a gala reception in the Brionplein square.
On Monday, November 18, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Daniel of Sweden visited the Polhemsgymnasiet and the Chalmers University of Technology in Göteborg to discuss with students about “…the Prince Daniel Fellowship and entrepreneurship programs…” according to the Swedish royal court.
On the evening of Saturday, November 16, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias arrived at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California to view the exhibition, Junípero Serra and the Legacies of the California Missions, curated by University of California, Riverside Associate Professor (Public History) Catherine Gudis and Professor (History) Steve Hackel.
After the viewing the royal couple attended a gala dinner held in their honor with local republican government officials, Huntington Library donors, etc, etc, etc.
Yesterday, the royal couple arrived in Miami, Florida to officially open the 2013 Miami Book Fair. This afternoon, the prince and princess received the Key to the City from Miami-Dade mayor, Carlos Gimenez.
On November 18, 2013, His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge launched the British Academy of Film and Television Arts new campaign, Give Something Back, at the BAFTA headquarters in London.
According to the official website for BAFTA this new campaign:
“…aim[s] to support emerging talent from all backgrounds to use their creative skills in a career within the film, television and games industries. Initiatives include mentoring, scholarships, guest lectures and summer work placements.”
For more information about today’s launch please click here.