On December 4, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal arrived at the Combermere Barracks in Windsor to attend the “…Household Cavalry Regiment Freedom March and Medals Parade…” according to the British royal court.
For more information about yesterday’s event please click here.
On the evening of December 5, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived at the Odeon Leicester Square in London to attend the première of the film, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
Directed by Mr. Justin Chadwick and starring Mr. Idris Alba the film tells the story of “…Nelson Mandela’s life journey from his childhood in a rural village through to his inauguration as the first democratically elected president of South Africa…” according to IMDB.
On Wednesday, December 4, 2013, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark visited Danish troops stationed at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. The future king of Denmark was accompanied by the Danish Chief of Defense, General Peter Bartram.
It was announced by the Danish royal court that His Serene Highness Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg — husband of Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte of Denmark — had an operation this morning for “…an aorta aneurysm…”
The emergency surgery took place at the Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen and was performed by Dr. Ulf Helgstrand. At this time Prince Richard is recovering and will remain in the hospital for the next few days.
On Thursday, December 5, 2013, His Royal Highness Prince Laurent of Belgium officially opened Plan Froid in Brussels.
Supported by the Fondation Prince Laurent Plan Froid provides homeless people and their pets a place to stay during the cold winters in the city of Brussels. The shelter contains warm beds, heaters, bathrooms, and showers.
On December 5, 2013, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived at the Musée des Timbres et des Monnaies to officially open the 2013 MonacoPhil organized by the Club de Monte-Carlo and l’Office des Emissions de Timbres-Poste.
On December 5, 2013, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall visited Emmaus Hastings and Rother (EHR) in Hastings, England. According to the official website for EHR the community:
“…provides a home and meaningful work for 15 people who have experienced homelessness. Companions, as the residents at Emmaus are known, live on site in purpose-built housing and work in the charity’s social enterprise, a shop selling second-hand furniture and other donated items, and a recently opened café.”
For more information about today’s visit as well as to watch a video please click the links below.