TMs King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium Attend a Gala Event in Ghent.

belgiumOn the evening of Wednesday, September 9, 2015, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium attended the 8th Edition of the Gala Evening organized by the Comité de Soutien de Flandre Orientale for the Fondation Roi Baudouin.

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Photo courtesy of the Belgian royal court

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HRH Princess Marie of Denmark Opens an Exhibition in Kolding.

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On September 3, 2015, Her Royal Highness Princess Marie of Denmark opened the exhibition, Georg Jensen: Et Eventyr i Dansk Sølv (Georg Jensen: A Tale of Danish Silver), held at the Museet på Koldinghus in Kolding.

Held on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the late Georg Jensen this special exhibition takes visitors on a:

“… journey through the stylistic periods, which is presented through pieces of Georg Jensen himself and the many talented designers who has been affiliated with smithies from the beginning and to the present.  [The exhibition] opens with an impressive selection of the masters own beautiful jewellery with flora and fauna motives and the hammered hollowware with vigorous decorations.”  

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Photo courtesy of Kongehuset

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex Opens a New Building at the King Edward’s School.

EoWOn May 12, 2015, His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex opened the new  £3 million Wessex Building at the King Edward’s School in Bath.  Designed by BBA Architects the building houses a library, rooms for lectures, concerts, social events, a dining hall which “…seats 230 people and boasts a terrace with views over Bath…” according to the newspaper, Bath Chronicle.

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Members of the Swedish Royal Family Attend the Global Child Forum Partnerdag.

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On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden accompanied by Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and Miss Sofia Hellqvist attended the 2015 Global Child Forum Partnerdag meeting held at the Kungliga Slottet in Stockholm.

According to the Swedish royal court, discussions focused on “…[how] children’s rights can be integrated as part of core business activities, values ​​and strategies.  [Furthermore] goals for the upcoming year and other future plans…”

Photo courtesy of Kungauset

(VIDEO) His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium Visits the European Space Agency.

BelgiumOn March 17, 2015, His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium visited the European Space Agency (ESA) ground station in Redu, Belgium.

According to a press release, the “…main task of ESA’s Redu Centre is controlling and testing a range of satellites, but it also forms part of Space Weather Data Centre…”

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Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain Preside Over the 2015 Pascua Militar. (VIDEO)

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On Tuesday, January 6, 2015, Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain presided over the 2015 Pascua Militar held at the Palacio Real de Madrid.

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TRHs Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway Visit the TOMRA Headquarters. (VIDEOS)

MM&HOn Monday, November 10, 2014, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway visited the headquarters of TOMRA in Asker as well as the company’s production facility in Lier, Norway.  According to the official website for TOMRA, the company is an:

“…advanced automated recycling sorting systems for various waste and metal material streams deliver clear commercial, legislative and environmental benefits. The sensor-based sorting systems recover clean material fractions, delivering significantly higher yields and increased value from the input material than with traditional separation methods such as dense media separation or manual sorting.”

And, that’s it. 

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Photo courtesy of Kongehuset

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Attends the 82nd Edition of the Rallye Monte-Carlo Awards Ceremony. (VIDEO)

On January 19, 2014, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the 82nd Edition of the Rallye de Monte-Carlo awards ceremony held in the Palais Princier courtyard.  During Sunday’s event the sovereign prince presented trophies to the top three winners of the race.

And, that’s it.   🙂

HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway Participates in the 2013 OECD Forum. (VIDEO)

cphaaOn Tuesday, May 28, 2013, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway participated in the 2013 Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Forum held at the OECD Conference Center in Paris, France.

During today’s opening session the heir to the Norwegian throne gave a keynote speech along with the Secretary-General of the OECD, Mr. Angel Gurría.  In the afternoon, Crown Prince Haakon along with ten other speakers participated in a roundtable discussion held under the theme, Food for Thought: The Power of One.

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Photo courtesy of Kongehuset

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia Attend the Opening of an Exhibition.

serbiaOn May 18, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia arrived at the ancient city of Viminacium (once the “…capital of the Roman province of Moesia Superior” and now a major archeological site) to attend the opening of the exhibition, Constantine the Great and the Edict of Milan 313: The Birth of Christianity in the Roman Provinces on the Territory of Serbia.

For more information about yesterday’s event as well as to view personal photos please click here.

If you are interested in learning more about the exhibition please click here and here.