T.R.H.s Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium Attend the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition in Brussels

On May 19, 2011, T.R.H.s Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium attended the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition in Brussels, Belgium.  Founded in 1957 this famous competition, named after Queen Elisabeth of Belgium, is solely focuses on classical music.  The events in the competition range from “… piano, voice, violin, and composition” and is “…considered the world over to be one of the most prestigious and most difficult in existence.” 

To learn more about this competition please visit their official website here.

Sources: Concours Reine Elisabeth.be  Queen Elisabeth Competition, Wikipedia

Photo courtesy of: Daylife by Bruno Fahy/AFP/GettyImages

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Another Royal Couple to Attend the British Royal Wedding

The Belgian royal court recently announced that Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Philippe and Crown Princess Mathilde of Belgium will attend the upcoming British royal wedding on April 29, 2011.

So, here is the list of royals who have confirmed their attendance thus far:

  1. H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and his fiancée, Charlene Wittstock
  2. Her Majesty Queen Margrethe and H.R.H. Prince Henrik of Denmark
  3. Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway
  4. Ex-King Constantine and Ex-Queen Anne-Marie of Greece
  5. Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Crown Princess Maxima of the Netherlands
  6. Sheikha Mozah of Qatar
  7. Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Catherine of Serbia
  8. Their Royal Highnesses Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden

Source: SkyNet.be Photo courtesy of: Zimbio.com by Bauer Griffin

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