On the evening of November 19, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh accompanied by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal hosted a reception at Buckingham Palace for “…Contemporary British Poetry…” according to the British royal court.
This morning Their Majesties left the capital of Willemstad and drove to West Point located — you guessed it — on western part of the island. Anyway, the reigning couple visited a local fishing village where hundreds of people came out to see them. Thereafter, they visited the Tula Museum.
In the afternoon, Their Majesties travelled to Fort Amsterdam, on the eastern side of the island, where they visited the Fortchurch Museum, mingled with locals, and attended a reception with the governor.
Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH
On November 19, 2013, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh officially opened the £7.5 million Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe in London. The awesome 92-year-old duke is Patron of the Shakespeare Globe Trust.
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On the morning of November 19, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and His Royal Highness Prince Henrik of Denmark accompanied by His Royal Highness Prince Joachim of Denmark hosted the Kongejagt (King’s Hunt) in Grib Skov.
Prior to the hunt, a jolly Prince Henrik along with his guests chit-chatted and posed for the happy Danish press at Fredensborg Slot. Then they got into their cars, drove to the forest, got out, and proceeded to shoot innocent and defenseless animals with their big ‘ole rifles.
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On the evening of November 18, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias arrived at the Freedom Tower in Miami to attend the España-Florida Foundation gala dinner.
Last evening’s event was held to “…celebrate the 500th Anniversary of Ponce de Leon’s first arrival in Florida…” according to the official website for the España-Florida Foundation.
On November 19, 2013, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium participated in a special ceremony at the Palais de Bruxelles for “…people who received in 2013 a nobility title by Arrêté Royal (royal decree)…” according to the Belgian royal court. If that makes any sense. 🙂
On Tuesday, November 19, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan arrived at the Four Seasons Hotel in Amman to attend the opening of the conference, Building Women-Focused Finance: The Global-Local Experience, organized by the Women’s World Banking (WWB) organization.
According to the official website for the WWB the two-day conference gathers “…more than 250 microfinance practitioners, commercial bankers, investors, donors, and regulators from more than 40 countries to promote financial inclusion for low-income women…”