European RoyalsSerbia

Serbian Royal Family celebrates Patron Saint’s Day

The Royal Family of Serbia celebrated their Patron Saint’s Day at the Palace in Belgrade this week as they recognised St Andrew the First-Called. His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia – together with the clergy of the Belgrade and Karlovac Diocese – officiated the Holy Liturgy in the Royal Chapel. This was followed by the act of cutting the “Slava” cake in the Blue Salon of the Royal…
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British RoyalsThe Wessexes

The Countess of Wessex holds reception for 10th anniversary of London College of Fashion

In her capacity as Patron, the Countess of Wessex held a reception at Buckingham Palace this week to mark the 10th anniversary of the London College of Fashion’s ‘Better Lives’ programme. Artists, designers, models, entrepreneurs and fashion journalists joined the Countess as she recognised the accomplishments of the programme, which works with brands to make fashion more sustainable…
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International royalsJapan

Crown Prince and Princess of Japan attend tree festival ceremony

Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan were in the suburban city of Chofu, western Tokyo, this past weekend to attend the 42nd “Zenkoku Ikujusai” national tree festival awards ceremony at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza. The national tree festival event promotes the conservation and protection of Japan’s forests and has been a constant in…
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Sweden

Princess Estelle takes up new hobby

Princess Estelle of Sweden has begun an acting course at Calle Flygare theatre school in Vasatan, Stockholm. Accompanied by her father, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle was said to look expectant and happy as she undertook her first lesson this past week, according to Swedish…
European RoyalsSpain

King Felipe opens 19th annual Assembly of the Ibero-American Forum

His Majesty King Felipe of Spain presided over the 19th annual Ibero-American Forum in Madrid this week, gathering together with politicians, intellectuals and social leaders from the more than 20 countries which comprise the Ibero-American area to “promote reflection and debate on the most important challenges that are common to Latin America, the Portuguese-speaking community in the United…
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