Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan Visit the Tochigi Prefecture. (VIDEO)


On May 21, 2014, Their Imperial Majesties Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan arrived in the Tochigi Prefecture to begin their two-day visit to the region.

According to Kyodo News, the visit is “…in line with their wish to observe the recovery of the environment once destroyed by mineral poisoning from the prefecture’s Ashio Copper Mine.”

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh Host a Garden Party. Plus, Other News.

QEII and DOE 2012On Wednesday, May 21, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh hosted the first garden party of the season at Buckingham Palace in London.

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Earlier in the day, Her Majesty held an audience with the Governor-General of the Solomon Islands, Sir Frank Utu Ofagioro Kabui, again, at Buckingham Palace.

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh Visits the Margaret Pyke Centre.

DUKEOn Wednesday, May 21, 2014, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visited the Margaret Pyke Centre in King’s Cross in central London. According to AFP News, the center “…provides basic and specialist sexual reproductive healthcare…”

During today’s visit the super awesome duke unveiled plaque, toured the facility and met with staff.

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News Regarding His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark.

FredOn Wednesday, May 21, 2014, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark arrived at Pier 198 at Langelinje in Copenhagen to visit the “…Norwegian frigate, KNM Helge Ingstad, in connection with the 200th anniversary of Norway’s constitution…” according to the Danish royal court.

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Thereafter, the future king of Denmark attended the opening of the exhibition, Under Fælles Flag, at the Orlogsmuseet in Copenhagen.

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Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway Attend the Opening of the 2014 Festspillene i Bergen. (VIDEOS)

haakonmettemaritOn Wednesday, May 21, 2014, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway attended the opening of the 2014 Festspillene i Bergen (Bergen International Festival) in Bergen, Norway.

According to the website, Visit Bergen, the festival was:

“…founded in 1953 and has focused on presenting prominent international and Norwegian artists in the fields of music, ballet, opera, theatre, dance and the performing arts. The Festival, which is the principal event of its kind in Norway, takes place every year over 15 days at the end of May and presents over 190 events.”

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