Various European Royals Attend the Opening of the Exhibition, Der Weg zur Krone: Das Koenigreich Hannover und seine Herrscher. (VIDEOS)

bi-bes-ausstellung-heiraten-schloss-marienburg-pattensen-001On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Michael and Princess Michael of Kent, Her Royal Highness Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis, His Royal Highness Prince Ernst August, Jr of Hanover and a bunch of other European royals — mainly from non-reigning royal houses — that you probably never heard of before attended the opening of the exhibition, Der Weg zur Krone: Das Koenigreich Hannover und seine Herrscher (The Road to the Crown: The Kingdom of Hanover and Its Rulers) at Schloss Marienburg in Germany.

Click here to watch a video from today’s event.

Click here to watch an interview with His Royal Highness Prince Ernst August, Jr of Hanover.

Click here to view a photo gallery.

If you are interested in learning more about the exhibition, Der Weg zur Krone: Das Koenigreich Hannover und seine Herrscher, please click here.

Photo courtesy of Schloss Marienburg.de

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His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Attends a Commemoration Ceremony in Aubagne, France. (VIDEOS)

On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived in Aubagne, France to attend the commemoration ceremony of the 151st anniversary of the Bataille de Camerone.

Please click here and here to watch several videos from today’s event. (May not work for everyone. Sorry.)
Click here to view photos.

Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain Continues Her Visit to London, England. (VIDEO)


On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain continued her visit to London, England. This morning Her Majesty arrived at the Instituto Cervantes de Londres to inaugurate the Biblioteca Reina Sofia.

According to the official website for the Instituto Cervantes de Londres after the opening Her Majesty also:

“…inaugurated [an] exhibition of travel books on Spain written between the XVIII and the XX Century. These books can be also found in a virtual exhibition in El Centro Virtual Cervantes. This project was launched in Madrid the 12 of Oct 2013 in collaboration with Google.”

His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden Celebrates His 68th Birthday. (VIDEOS)


On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden celebrated his 68th birthday at the royal palace in Stockholm. Hundreds of well-wishers, including Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden, Her Royal Highness Princess Estelle of Sweden, and His Royal Highness Prince Carl Philip of Sweden gathered in the inner courtyard of the palace to wish His Majesty a very happy birthday.

And, that’s it.

Please click the links below to watch videos as well as to view photos.

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh Continue their Visit to South Wales. (VIDEOS)


On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh continued their two-day visit to South Wales.

According to the newspaper, Wales Online, this morning Her Majesty and the duke “…officially opened and unveiled the new printing press facility at International Greetings UK Limited.” Her Majesty and the duke also visited UWC Atlantic College at St. Donat’s Castle.

For more information about today’s visit as well as to watch videos and view photos please click the links below.

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Hereditary Princess Kelly of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha Gives Birth to a Healthy Baby Girl.

HKSCGAccording to the German newspaper, InFranken, Her Highness Hereditary Princess Kelly of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha has given birth to a healthy baby girl on April 30, 2014. The princess and her husband, His Highness Hereditary Prince Hubertus of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, have named their newborn daughter, Katharina Victoria Elizabeth Cheryl.

In a statement released to the press Their Highnesses noted that they are “…very grateful and very happy about the birth of our daughter.”

Congrats to the couple!   🙂

Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium Visit Oslo, Norway. (VIDEOS)

BelgiumPMOn the evening of Tuesday, April 29, 2014, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium arrived in Oslo, Norway for a one-day official visit.

This morning Their Majesties held a meeting with the Prime Minister of Norway, Ms. Erna Solberg, and with the President of the Norwegian Parliament, Mr. Olemic Thommesen.

In the afternoon, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium accompanied by Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway visited the Norsk Folkemuseum in Bygdøy. Thereafter, Their Majesties arrived at the royal palace in Oslo where they attended a luncheon held in their honor and hosted by Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway as well as by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway.

Please click here, here, here, and here to watch videos.

Please click here and here to view photos.

His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain Visits Muscat, Oman. (VIDEO)


On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain arrived in Muscat, Oman for a three-day official visit. The purpose of the visit is to strengthen economic and bilateral ties between Spain and Oman.

Anyway, after his arrival at the Seeb International Airport His Majesty was driven to the Muscat Gate Museum where he was warmly welcomed to Oman by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said.

After the official welcoming ceremony, His Majesty King Juan Carlos I and His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said arrived at Al Alam Palace where a reception was held in His Majesty’s honor.

This morning His Majesty King Juan Carlos I and his delegation attended several meetings with various Omani government officials and business executives.

HRH Princess Letizia of Asturias Visits the María Moliner School. (VIDEO)

spainOn Wednesday, April 30, 2014, Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias visited the bilingual school, María Moliner, in Villanueva de la Cañada.

The school is participating in the project, Las Enfermedades Raras van al Cole con Federito, an initiative of the Federación Española de Enfermedades Raras according to the Spanish royal court.

Click here to watch a video.

Click here to view a photo gallery.

Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco Attends The Colleagues’ 26th Annual Spring Luncheon. (VIDEO)

On the afternoon of April 29, 2014, Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco arrived at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California to attend The Colleagues’ 26th Annual Spring Luncheon.

During today’s event the lovely princess was presented with the 2014 Champion of Children Award.

Click here to view photos.

News Regarding HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. (VIDEOS)

QEII and DOE 2012On April 29, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh began their two-day visit to South Wales. This morning Her Majesty and the duke visited the Royal Dockyard Chapel in Pembroke Dock, toured the Cotts Farm Equine Hospital, and attended a luncheon held at Picton Castle in Haverfordwest.

For more information about today’s activities as well as to watch a video and view photos please click the links below.

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Her Royal Highness Princess Benedike of Denmark Celebrates Her 70th Birthday.

PrincessbenedikteOn April 29, 2014, Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte of Denmark celebrated her 70th birthday with friends and family including Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and His Royal Highness Prince Henrik of Denmark, His Highness Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, His Royal Highness Prince Gustav of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Their Royal Highnesses Princess Alexandra and Princess Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, and Her Majesty Queen Anne-Marie of Greece at a private reception, hosted by His Highness Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, at beautiful Schloss Berleburg in Bad Berleburg, Germany.

Anyway, the German newspaper, Der Westen, recently had the chance to interview the princess about her life, work, and family.

Click here to view new photos of the princess and her family.

Photo courtesy of Kongehuset

Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium Visit Stockholm, Sweden. (VIDEO)

PMBelgiumOn April 29, 2014, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium arrived in Stockholm, Sweden for a one-day official visit.

The day began with a visit to the royal palace where Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden, and His Royal Highness Prince Carl Philip of Sweden warmly welcomed the Belgian king and queen to Stockholm.

Thereafter, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde toured the city, and met with various Swedish government officials including the Speaker of the Riksdag, Mr. Per Westerberg.

Click here to watch a brief video news report.
Click here to view photos.