Spain

Infanta Elena carries out rare public engagements

Infanta Elena has carried out two rare public engagements on behalf of the Spanish Royal Family last week.  King Felipe’s oldest sister stepped out to preside over the awards ceremony for the “School contest for youth and child and youth painting”, organised by Patrimonio Nacional.  On Thursday, 6th June, Her Royal Highness arrived at the Royal Collection Galleries in Madrid, where…
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Spain

King Felipe and Queen Letizia preside over a very significant first birthday

King Felipe and Queen Letizia have conducted a joint engagement focused on culture and royal history, as they presided over a committee meeting for the Foundation of the Royal Collections.  On Thursday 30th May, Their Majesties arrived in the portion of the Royal Palace that has been converted into the “Gallery of Royal Collections”, where they were welcomed by the Minister of Cultural…
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Royal News

Prince William and Prince George's big football day out

Prince William and Prince George made a high profile appearance at Wembley Stadium for the final the FA Cup.  The father-son duo arrived at London’s famous arena on 25th May for the showpiece event of the football season.  Before the starting whistle, Prince William went on the pitch, among cheers from the crowds, and shook hands with players and managers.  After a nail-biting game…
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European Royals

A royal name with a stunning history and a brand new owner

The Luxembourgish Grand Ducal Family welcomed is newest member on Tuesday, 14th May, and, despite not bearing any royal titles, as far as we know so far, she was given a name with a poignant royal history: Victoire, or Victoria in English.  It was a little used name until the 19th century but the accession of Queen Victoria, in 1837, made it one of the most famous in Europe. And thanks to the…
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