Belgium

Princess Astrid of Belgium on a five-day visit to Nepal

Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium has arrived in Nepal for a five-day official visit. The sister of King Philippe is in the country in her capacity as Honorary President of the Damien Foundation. Princess Astrid of Belgium is currently undertaking her first official engagements abroad of this year. The Princess, who also leads the trade delegations of Belgium, has travelled to Nepal…
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Sweden

How the Swedish royals celebrate Christmas

December is one of the busiest months for the Swedish Royal Family. Nevertheless, they always make room in their agenda to celebrate Christmas together as a family. The Swedish Royal Family has a packed schedule during the month of December: the Nobel Prize Celebrations…
Sweden

The Swedish Royal Family steps out in full swing to honour Nobel Laureates

As each year on the 10th of December, the Swedish Royal Family attended the Nobel Prize Ceremony at the Concert Hall of Stockholm to honour the Laureates. During the ceremony, King Carl XVI Gustaf handed out 14 Nobel Prizes in five categories. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia were joined by Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel as they stepped out on the stage of the Concert Hall in…
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Swedish Royals mourn singer Marie Fredriksson

In what should be a week of celebrations, devastating news has reached the Swedish Royal Family. Marie Fredriksson, one of Sweden’s greatest singers both solo and as part of the group “Roxette” has passed away at the age of 61. Ms. Fredriksson had long been…
BelgiumEuropean Royals

Gifts Princess Elisabeth received for her 18th birthday

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant turned 18 on the 25th of October. To mark the day, the Royal Court organised a unique birthday ceremony. Next to the Royal Family, the guests included the ministers of all governments, 18-year-olds from all Belgian provinces, the palace staff, the staff of the Princess Elisabeth Children’s hospital and family friends. But what does one give…
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Sweden

King Carl Gustaf reacts to the death of Professor Sara Danius - the first woman to head the Swedish Academy

King Carl XVI Gustaf has reacted to the news that Professor Sara Danius has died at the age of 57. Professor Danius was a well-known Swedish scientist, style icon, feminist and former Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy. On Saturday morning, the Professor’s family announced the news of her passing. Professor Danius died surrounded by her family from breast cancer. In a…
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