Belgium

Queen Mathilde visits University of Ghent to talk about UN goals

Queen Mathilde of the Belgians has visited the University of Ghent in her role as Advocate for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). Queen Mathilde exchanged views with students and academic staff on ‘Agenda 2030’ of the United Nations. Mathilde was eager to learn more about the durability policy of the University of Ghent as she arrived at the institution on Friday. She was…
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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…
Belgium

Surprise! The Duchess of Brabant joins her father King Philippe on visit to firefighters of Brussels

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium has unexpectedly joined her father, King Philippe on a visit to the firefighters of Brussels. The Duchess of Brabant seemed very interested and asked a lot of questions such as “Are there also many women here?” King Philippe of Belgium was scheduled to visit the firefighter formation centre on Friday morning. Surprisingly, he showed up alongside his…
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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…
Luxembourg

Grand Duke Jean's funeral details are released

This morning Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg announced the passing of his father, Grand Duke Jean, aged 98. The Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel has made a statement on the passing of “a hero” and has released the funeral details. Prime Minister Xavier Bettel organised a press conference in which he made a live statement on the death of Grand Duke Jean. The Prime Minister…
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Spain

Spanish Royal Family attends Easter Mass at Majorca

The Spanish Royal Family has traditionally celebrated Easter by attending a Mass on the Island of Majorca (Mallorca). Queen Sofía and her daughter-in-law, Queen Letizia walked side by side despite their public quarrel at the Easter Mass last year. This morning King Felipe…
Belgium

Must See: King Philippe celebrates birthday with comedian Philippe Geubels

King Philippe of Belgium celebrated his 59th birthday in a very special way. He invited the popular comedian Philippe Geubels, who also celebrates his birthday on 15 April, to the Royal Palace to share a birthday cake. The funny interview is a must watch. King Philippe of Belgium is often seen as a serious King who is a little stiff. However, yesterday on his birthday, the King showed off his…
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