On Tuesday, May 27, 2014, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands continued their two-day visit to Lower Saxony and North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany.
This morning Their Majesties visited the Centre for Netherlands Studies (CNS) at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (University of Münster), toured the research institute Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics in Dortmund, visited the Dutch-German creative center, MMID, in Essen, toured the Museum Schloss Moyland in Bedburg-Hau, and much more.
On Tuesday, May 27, 2014, Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain presided over the XXXI Edición de los Premios Internacionales de Periodismo ‘Rey de España’ and the X Edición del Premio ‘Don Quijote’ de Periodismo (King of Spain International Journalism Prizes and the Don Quixote Journalism Prize) held at the Casa del Lector in Madrid.
Their Majesties also attended the inauguration of the “…75th anniversary exposition recounting Agencia EFE’s development in the context of Spanish history…” according to Fox News Latino.
On May 27, 2014, Her Royal Highness Princess Letizia of Asturias arrived at the Instituto de Biomedicina de Sevilla in Sevilla, Spain, to attend the Fundación Científica de la Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer (AECC) symposium.
On Tuesday, May 27, 2014, the Imperial Household Agency, with the blessing of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan, announced the engagement of Her Imperial Highness Princess Noriko of Takamado to Mr. Kunimaro Senge.
Mr. Senge, 40, is the eldest son of the Chief Priest of the Izumo Grand Shrine. The wedding will take place in the Fall of 2014.
Congrats to the couple and many thanks to Mr. L.F. Teixeira for the breaking news about the imperial engagement! 🙂