Queen Sofía marks World Alzheimer's Day with focus on research

Queen Sofía of Spain has marked World Alzheimers Day by attending the opening of the International Congress for Investigation and Innovation on Neurodegenerative Diseases.  The event was held at the Alzheimer Centre of the Reina Sofía Foundation in Madrid on Tuesday, the 21st of September 2021. Also in attendance were Spain’s Health Secretary, Silvia Calzón, the Secretary General of…
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Belgian royals take part in car-free Sunday bike ride

The Belgian Royal Family took advantage of a car-free Sunday to take out their bikes and cycle through the town of Gent.  In many cities throughout Belgium, Sunday 19 September 2021 marked the end of infrastructure week and was celebrated by a car-free day, to which many municipalities adhered.  To celebrate the occasion, which promotes alternative ways of transport that have less impact…
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One Hundred Years On from the Fifth Thule Expedition - Crown Prince Frederik celebrates landmark anniversary

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Fifth Thule Expedition – one of the most impressive polar expeditions in history.  The Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary Foundation is the patron of the anniversary celebration. They have supported the creation of this exhibition, which is why Crown Prince Frederik was present for the show’s inauguration on…
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Princess Delphine of Belgium designs ribbon for breast cancer awareness month

October is quickly approaching, and with it, breast cancer awareness month.  Many European royals are patrons of cancer research and awareness associations, and Belgium is no exception. On Tuesday, 14th September, the Belgian branch of Pink Ribbon launched their 2021 campaign and they did it in the presence of the newest member of the Belgian Royal Family, Princess Delphine. Her…
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