European RoyalsLuxembourg

Liechtenstein and Luxembourg celebrate SECOND royal wedding this month as Princess Marie Astrid ties the knot

Over the weekend, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg celebrated another royal wedding when Princess Marie Astrid wedded her boyfriend, Ralph Worthington.  On Saturday, the 25th of September 2021, the nuptials took place in the St Mary of Assumption Co-Cathedral in Orbetello, Tuscany, just 19 days after the bride’s sister also tied the knot in a Viennese religious ceremony.  The Rev. Canon…
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Spain

King Felipe marks 500th anniversary of Logroño siege

King Felipe of Spain travelled to La Rioja Autonomic Community to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the siege of its capital, Logroño.  His Majesty visited several exhibitions on September 25 that celebrate the history of the place and its most prominent characteristic: wine production.  Upon his arrival, King Felipe was welcomed by the President of La Rioja Autonomic Community…
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Denmark

Crown Princess Mary goes back to university

Universities are opening back, and, in some countries, institutions have taken advantage of the break to renovate facilities or build new ones from scratch.  That was the case for VIA University College in Horsens, Denmark, which opened a new campus with Crown Princess…
Spain

Queen Sofía celebrates a double anniversary

Queen Sofía of Spain has enjoyed an evening at the theatre, celebrating two important milestones for one of Spain’s most famous arts establishments.  In a change of customs, it was Sofia who attended an event that is generally presided by the King Felipe and Queen…
The Netherlands

Queen Máxima travels to New York for UN General Assembly

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands travelled to New York City from the 21st to the 23rd of September 2021 to take part in the 76th United Nations General Assembly.  Her Majesty presented the annual report to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the 23rd – the report having been written in her capacity as a United Nations’ Secretary General’s Special Advocate for…
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Belgium

Queen Mathilde enjoys pastries in Charleroi as she sees the impact of microcredit grants on businesses

Queen Mathilde of Belgium was treated to a roundtable discussion on microfinance over delicious pastries during a visit to a small bakery in Charleroi – the fifth most populous city in the country.  Her Majesty arrived at local bakery Les Tartes Vertes to talk about the impact their microcredit grant has had on the lives of everyone involved in the business.  The bakery requested a…
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