British RoyalsCoronavirusEuropean Royals

List of what's been postponed or cancelled in the royal diaries due to COVID-19

With things changing by the day and sometimes by the hour, it is hard to keep up with what events are still taking place and what events have been postponed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is a running list of royal events across Europe that have been cancelled or postponed. The list will be constantly updated as more announcements are made from the royal houses. Several…
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Japan

Japan's Princess Aiko graduates from high school

Japan’s Princess Aiko has graduated from high school as the famous Japanese Cherry Blossoms bloomed. The only child of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako attended her graduation ceremony at Tokyo’s Gakushuin Girls’ Senior High School over the weekend. The 18-year-old wore a face mask and her school uniform on Sunday afternoon for the ceremony that had been scaled back due to…
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CoronavirusSweden

Swedish royal palaces close until further notice

The royal palaces in Sweden are closed until further notice due to COVID-19. The Royal Court announced that King Carl XVI Gustaf made the decision to temporarily close the palaces to help prevent the spread of the deadly virus. Royal parks will remain open. The palaces closed today and will remain closed until further notice, “depending on the continued development. Pre-booked group…
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Luxembourg

Who is Princess Claire of Luxembourg?

Claire Margareta Lademacher was born to Gabriele and Hartmut Lademacher on 21 March 1985 in Filderstadt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. She has one older brother, Felix. Claire spent most of her childhood with her family in Usingen, which is a district of Haut-Taunus in…
CoronavirusThe Netherlands

Dutch King, Queen and daughters in social isolation after trip to Lech

King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and their three daughters, Princesses Amalia, Alexia and Ariane are practising social isolation after their annual trip to Lech, Austria, in February. The royals are not sick and are not showing any symptoms of the disease. The RVD made the announcement yesterday saying, “His Majesty King Willem-Alexander, Her Majesty Queen Máxima and their…
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