Denmark

Danish twins celebrate 6th birthday

Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine of Denmark celebrated their 6th birthday today. They are the youngest children of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. They have an older brother, Prince Christian (b. 15 October 2005) and an older sister, Princess Isabella (b. 21 April 2007). Their Royal Highnesses Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine. Photo: Pernille Rohde, PR…
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European Royals

European royals 2016 in photos: Part 3

Part 3 of our look back at the European royals in 2016 covers September through December. September:  The month of September was very busy and had the christening of Prince Alexander of Sweden, Princess Madeleine and Queen Silvia making a young girl’s dream come true…
British RoyalsSwedenThe Queen

Young girl helped by Princess Sofia's Project Playground honoured by The Queen

A young girl named Lerato Letube, who is from Langa, Cape Town, South Africa, has received the Queen’s Young Leadership Award by Her Majesty The Queen. Her Majesty awarded Lerato at Buckingham Palace earlier this year. Project Playground said in a press release, “Lerato Letube grew up with her single mother in Langa. Her father abandoned the family when Lerato was little. Her uncle…
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European Royals

European royals 2016 in pictures: Part 2

In a continuation of our series of the memorable moments of 2016 in the European royal houses, we have events from June through August below. June:  The month of June saw Sweden’s National Day and the King and Queen travel to Bhutan, Queen Máxima opened the…
Denmark

Foundation Spotlight: The Mary Foundation

The Mary Foundation (Mary Fonden) was founded in 2007 by Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. After her wedding to Crown Prince Frederick, the people of Denmark and Greenland raised and donated close to £123,000 (1.1 million Danish kroner) in celebration of the union as a…
European Royals

European royals during 2016 in photos: Part 1

We have compiled a list of events and photos from the European royal houses, for our readers to enjoy and look back on. Events from January through May are featured below. January:  King Harald and Queen Sonja celebrated 25 years on the Norwegian throne. They became the King and Queen of Norway on 17 January 1991 after the death of Harald’s father, King Olav V. The Royal Court released…
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Luxembourg

Grand Duke Jean hospitalised

His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg was hospitalised a few days ago according to the Grand Ducal Court. The doctors of His Royal Highness are satisfied with his progress and are confident he will make a full recovery. In a press release, the Grand Ducal Court…
Luxembourg

Grand Duke Henri gives Christmas Eve address

Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg has given his annual Christmas Eve address to the people of Luxembourg. The speech was aired at 7:00 pm (6:00 pm GMT) in the small landlocked country. HRH Grand Duke Henri – Grand Ducal Palace – Luxembourg – 15.12.2016 © 2016 Grand-Ducal Court / Claude Piscitelli / all rights reserved In his speech, the Grand Duke spoke about the uncertainties of…
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