On Friday, November 20, 2015, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark officially opened the 2015 Le Gruyère European Curling Championships in Esbjerg, Denmark.
On Friday, November 20, 2015, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and His Imperial Highness Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan participated in the United Nations Secretary General’s Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB) closing ceremony held at the United Nations headquarters in New York City.
On Wednesday, November 18, Crown Prince Naruhito gave a speech during the Special Thematic Session on Water and Disaster held at the General Assembly Hall at the United Nations headquarters. Earlier in the day the future Emperor of Japan met with the United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon.
On Friday, November 20, 2015, Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited lovely North Wales.
According to Kensington Palace the “…majority of the visit will focus on work carried out by organizations to improve the mental wellbeing of young people, which is a major priority for The Duke and Duchess.”
Please click the links below to view photos as well as to learn more about today’s activities.
On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco welcomed American contemporary artist, Mr. Barry X Ball, to the Palais Princier in Monaco-ville. The purpose of the Mr. Ball’s visit was to present his latest work… an 18K gold bust of the sovereign prince.
The unique bust, which will be on permanent display inside the Galerie des Glaces at the Palais Princier, pays homage to Prince Albert II’s love for the ocean and his ongoing dedication to protecting the marine environment.
If you are interested in learning more about Mr. Ball’s fantastic works please visit his official website here.
On November 18, 2015, Her Royal Highness Princess Caroline of Hanover accompanied by the Minister of State of Monaco, Mr. Michel Roger, and the Minister of Interior, Mr. Patrice Cellario, presented the Décorations du Mérite Culturel to various individuals on the occasion of Fête Nationale 2015.
The ceremony took place inside the Salle du Trône at the Palais Princier in Monaco-ville.
On the morning of November 19, 2015, members of the Princely family of Monaco celebrated La Fête Nationale Monégasque (National Day Monaco) 2015.
The day began with a beautiful Catholic Mass, led by Archbishop Bernard Barsi, at the Cathédrale de Monaco. Later the Princely family along with TSHs Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene’s adorable twins — Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella — appeared on the balcony at the Palais Prinicer to wave to the Monégasque citizens and to wish them a very happy Fête Nationale.
By the way, Princess Charlene is wearing a cassis double-face coat dress with cloche voilette and suede gloves designed by her dear friend, Mr. Albert Kreimler, for the house of Akris.
And, finally, on Wednesday, November 18, Prince Albert II presented medals including the Mérite National du Sang and the Reconnaissance de la Croix-Rouge Monégasque. Both ceremonies took place inside the stunning Salle du Trône at the Palais Princier.