Belgium

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde attend first session of final of Queen Elisabeth Competition

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde have attended the first session of the final week of the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Violin. The King and Queen saw the only Belgian finalist of this year’s edition of the prestigious music competition, Sylvia Huang play an extraordinary version of the Violin Concerto of Dvorak. King Philippe made a surprise visit to the first session of the final week of…
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European Royals

Prince Welf August of Hanover christened

Hereditary Prince Ernst August of Hanover and Princess Ekaterina of Hanover have baptised their second child, Prince Welf August over the weekend. The 2-month-old Prince’s royal godparents were also present for the christening. Hereditary Prince Ernst August and…
Belgium

Queen Mathilde attends semi-finals of prestigious Queen Elisabeth Competition

Queen Mathilde has attended the semi-finals of the Queen Elisabeth Competition Violin on Saturday evening. Her Majesty is the Honorary President of the world-famous music competition. Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of the Belgians stepped out on Saturday to attend the last semi-final of the Queen Elisabeth Competition at Flagey in Brussels. Previously, the Queen attended four other sessions of this…
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Belgium

King Philippe meets with cancer patients

King Philippe of Belgium has visited the University Hospital of Antwerp to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the charity “Kom op tegen Kanker” (Fight against Cancer). There he met with cancer patients, volunteers, doctors and members of the organisation “Kom op tegen Kanker”. King Philippe travelled north on Friday May 3rd 2019 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the…
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The Netherlands

Preparations for King's Day in full swing

On Saturday 27 April, King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands celebrates his 52nd birthday. The birthday of the monarch is called King’s Day and includes several public celebrations with the Dutch Royal Family. The city of Amersfoort is working fulltime on the…
BelgiumLuxembourg

The Belgian Royal Family privately bids farewell to Grand Duke Jean

King Philippe, Queen Mathilde, King Albert and Princess Astrid have driven to Luxembourg to bid farewell to Grand Duke Jean this afternoon. The Belgian Royal Family is closely related to the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg. Only hours after the announcement of the death of Grand Duke Jean, the Belgian Royal Family has paid a private visit to the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg to express their…
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