His Royal Highness Prince Daniel of Sweden Visits Two Schools in Umeå.

danielOn December 2, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Daniel of Sweden accompanied by members of the Prins Daniel Fellowship visited Umeå Universitet and the Dragonskolan in Umeå, northern Sweden.

Whilst the Dragonskolan the prince spoke with students about entrepreneurship according to the Swedish royal court.  In the afternoon, the prince and members of the Prins Daniel Fellowship visited Umeå Universitet where once again Prince Daniel spoke to students about  — you guessed it — entrepreneurship.

And, that’s it.   🙂

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King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium Enjoy a Christmas Concert.

BelgiumAPOn the evening of Monday, December 2, 2013, King Albert II and Queen Paola of Belgium arrived at the Hôtel Plaza in Brussels to attend the Fondation Reine Paola Christmas concert.

Guests in attendance listened as Mr. Peter Van Heyghen conducted Les Muffatti (Brussels Baroque Orchestra) perform George Frideric Handel’s cantata, Apollo e Dafne.

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Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia Opens the International Women’s Club Bazaar.

serbiaOn Sunday, December 1, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia officially opened the International Women’s Club Bazaar at the Belgrade Fair in, well, Belgrade.

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His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan Meets with Archbishop Dominique Mamberti. (VIDEO)

On December 2, 2013, His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan held an audience with the Section for Relations with States Roman Curia (Vatican), Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, at Al-Hummar Palace in Amman. 

Discussions focused on “…ways to boost relations between Jordan and the Vatican to help in consolidating the values of tolerance, love and coexistence among all nations…” according to Petra News.

The King and Queen of Belgium Visit Luxembourg. (VIDEO)

belgiumOn Monday, December 2, 2013, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium arrived in Luxembourg for a one-day official visit.

Upon their arrival at the Palais Grand-Ducal in Luxembourg City Their Majesties were warmly greeted by Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg as well as by hundreds of locals.

After the inspection of the guards Their Majesties were ushered into the palace where they posed for the press and then attended a gala luncheon held in their honor.

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TIMs Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan Visit India. Day 3 (VIDEOS)

On December 2, 2013, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan continued their six-day visit to India.

The day began with a visit to Rajghat where they placed a wreath at the memorial of the late Mahatma Gandhi.  Thereafter, emperor and empress arrived at the Rashtrapati Bhavan presidential palace in New Dehli where they were warmly welcomed by the President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee, along with the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Manmohan Singh and his wife, Ms. Gulcharan Kaur.

After the official welcoming ceremony and the inspection of the guards the imperial couple were ushered into the presidential palace where they held a meeting and attended a reception. 

In the afternoon, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited Jawaharlal Nehru University.  Whilst there the imperial couple met with Japanese and Indian students enrolled at the university.

In the evening, Their Imperial Majesties attended a gala dinner held in their honor.

Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain and TRHs the Prince and Princess of Asturias Preside Over the Premios Nacionales del Deporte.

espanaOn Monday, December 2, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias and Her Royal Highness Infanta Elena of Spain presided over the delivery of the Premios Nacionales del Deporte 2012 held at Palacio Real de El Pardo in Madrid.

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TSHs Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco Attend the 2013 St. Andrew’s Gala Dinner.

PalaisPrincierdeMonacoOn Sunday, December 1, 2013, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco attended the annual St. Andrew’s Gala Dinner held inside the Salle Belle Époque at the Hotel Hermitage in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.

During last evening’s event guests dined on delicious food and were entertained with a musical performance by Dr.Whisky and the Balvenie Band.  There was also a “…silent auction of rare Whisky…” in aid of Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco.

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

Recently, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco visited the Sciences Po Moyen-Orient Méditerranée campus in Menton, France.  Whilst there the sovereign prince mingled with staff, students and toured the beautiful campus.

This morning the sovereign prince opened the 2013 Monaco ITER International Fusion Energy Days (MIIFED) held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.

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