(VIDEOS) His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium Holds an Audience at the Palais Royal.

On the afternoon of January 5, 2016, His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium held an audience with Belgian table tennis champion and Olympian, Mr. Jean-Michel Saive, at the Palais Royal in Brussels.

Last month — December 3 to be exact — Mr. Saive, who participated in the Olympic Games seven times, announced his retirement from the international sports scene.

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HM Queen Margrethe II of Denmark Hosts a Reception at Christiansborg Slot.


On the afternoon of Tuesday, January 5, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark hosted the 2016 Nytårskur (New Year’s court) reception for members of the diplomatic corps held at Christiansborg Slot in Copenhagen.

Earlier in the day, Her Majesty hosted Nytårskur for members of the Højesterets Dommere (Supreme Court judges), Den Kongelige Livgardes (the Royal Life Guards) and the Gardehusarregimentets Officerskorpsat (Guard Hussar Regiment’s Officer Corps) at Christian VII’s Palace, Amalienborg, in Copenhagen.

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Photo courtesy of Kongehuset