(VIDEO) News Regarding Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan.

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan visited the Shifa’ Bint Awf School for Girls, checked on the progress pf several educational projects carried out by the Jordan Education Initiative (JEI) as well as Watan Music Chamber in Amman.

 

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(VIDEOS) HRH Prince Harry of Wales Performs the Haka.

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales had the honor of performing the sacred Māori war dance known as the Haka at Linton Military Base in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

During his visit to Linton the fun-loving royal also had a chance to met with “…service personnel and their families who live on the base.  Earlier in the day he visited Odyssey House in Christchurch, which is a residential drugs and alcohol rehab centre…” according to Kensington Palace.

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HM Queen Elizabeth II Attends the Opening Day of the 2015 Royal Windsor Horse Show.

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II accompanied by Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall attended the opening day of the 2015 Royal Windsor Horse Show (RWHS) in Home Park, Windsor, England.

According to the official website for the RWHS, Her Majesty watched:

“…a variety of her horses compete, including her ex-racehorse Barber’s Shop who was second in a high class ladies hunter line up in the evening sunshine. Her five year-old novice heavyweight hunter Tower Bridge, who was bred by Her Majesty, finished third in his class. Both were ridden by Katie Jerram.”

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Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline of Hanover Participates in a Meeting in Paris.

Fondation Prince Pierre

On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline of Hanover participated in a meeting with members of the Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco at the Grand Véfour in Paris.  The purpose of yesterday’s meeting was to establish the list of nominees for the 2015 Prix Littéraire (Literary Prize).  The prestigious prize honors “…renowned French writers…”  

The nominees are:  Mr. Henri Lopes, Ms. Amélie Nothomb,Ms. Chantal Thomas, Mr. Fred Vargas, and Ms. Anne Wiazemsky.

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(VIDEO) News Regarding His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco.

On May 9, 2015, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the 1st Annual Monaco ePrix in Monte-Carlo.  The Monaco ePrix is a:

“…new FIA Championship, which showcases electrical-energy innovations in a racing environment and designed to appeal to a new generation of Motorsport fans. It aims to accelerate the electric vehicle market and to promote sustainability.

Commencing in Beijing in September 2014, the Championship will compete in the heart of ten of the world’s leading cities, racing around their iconic landmarks. Ten Teams, each with two Drivers, will go head-to-head in electric single-seater race cars capable of speeds in excess of 225km/h. to challenge for the Drivers and Team Championships.”

 

HM Queen Mathilde of Belgium Meets With Artists.

Belgium

On Wednesday, May 13, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium welcomed two well-known contemporary artists from China, Mr. Liu Xiaodong and Ms. Yu Hong, to the Palais Royal in Brussels.

This morning’s meeting was held in connection with the upcoming (June 2015) state visit to spectacular China.

If you would like to learn more about the works by Mr. Liu Xiaodong and Ms. Yu Hong please click here and here.

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Hosts a Lovely Garden Party.

On the afternoon of May 12, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex, and Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester hosted the first Garden Party of the year at Buckingham Palace in London, England.

According to various sources Her Majesty beamed as she spoke about her fifth great-grandchild, Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.  One lucky guest who spoke to the Press Association noted how Her Majesty “…was pleased to have another great-granddaughter in particular.”

An estimated 8,000 guests were served “…20,000 sandwiches, 20,000 slices of cake and 27,000 cups of tea…”

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