On 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.
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.”
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.
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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.
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According 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.”
On 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.