Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway Presents an Award. (VIDEOS)

HM Queen Sonja of NorwayOn Thursday, November 28, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway presented the 2013 Dronning Sonjas Skolepris (Queen Sonja’s School Award) to the Porsgrunn Videregående Skole (Porsgrunn High School).

After the award ceremony Her Majesty had a chance to tour the school as well as meet with students and staff.

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Photo courtesy of Konghuset Norway

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News Regarding Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain. (VIDEOS)

On Wednesday, November 28, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain presided over the 21st Edición Española of the 12th Edición Iberoamericana de los Premios Reina Sofía Contra las Drogas de la Fundación CREFAT held at Palacio de La Zarzuela in Madrid.

This morning Her Majesty visited the Zoo Aquarium de Madrid in Casa de Campo in Madrid.  During the visit Her Majesty had a chance to meet with staff and cuddle cute baby Pandas.

In the afternoon, Her Majesty attended the XXIV Edition of the Premio Tomás Francisco Prieto de Medallística held at the Museo Casa de la Moneda in Madrid.  During today’s award ceremony Her Majesty presented artist, Ms. Cristina Iglesias, with 2013 Premio Tomás Francisco Prieto de Medallística.  After the ceremony, Her Majesty opened the new exhibition, Inicios, by Mr. Juan Navarro. 

His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan Meets with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. (VIDEO)

On November 28, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan held an audience at Al-Hummar Palace in Amman with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres.

According to Petra News, during the meeting His Majesty and Mr. Guterres “…discussed ways to enhance cooperation between Jordan the Commission in respect of services provided by the Kingdom for Syrian refugees…”

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge Attends a Charity Gala. (VIDEO)

On November 28, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge, as Patron of SportsAid, attended the 2013 Sports Ball charity gala in London.

During this evening’s event the lovely duchess presented the One-to-Watch Award which “…honors a young British sportsman or woman who has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to their sport and career…” according to the Associated Press.

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Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal Attends Foundation Day.

Princess Anne, Princess RoyalOn November 26, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal attended University of the Highlands and Islands Foundation Day held at the Nevis Centre in Fort William, Scotland.

During Tuesday’s event the Princess Royal, who is Chancellor of the university, presented the University of the Highlands and Islands Alumnus of the Year award to Miss Julie Fowlis.

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands Visits a School in Nieuwegein.

WAOn the morning of November 28, 2013, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands visited the adult education evening school, Prago, in Nieuwegein.  Supported by the Oranje Fonds, Prago is a school that provides basic education — reading, writing, and math — for adults who have learning or language disabilities according to RVD.

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Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh Hold a Special Audience. (VIDEO)

QEIIOn Wednesday, November 27, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh held an audience with the grandchildren of well-known Aboriginal artist, the late Mr. Albert Namatjira.

During their meeting, held at Buckingham Palace, Her Majesty and the duke were presented with two new paintings by the late Mr. Namatjira’s grandchildren, Lenie and Kevin.

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