CoronavirusNorway

Major royal children's event cancelled in Norway

Oslo Municipality’s national day committee met on Tuesday evening and concluded it won’t be possible to carry out the annual national day celebration in the Norwegian capital as usual. The parade is the most iconic part of Norway’s grand national celebrations that takes place on Constitution Day of 17 May every year. The parade leads through the streets of Oslo before passing by…
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CoronavirusMonaco

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene wish everyone a happy Easter

Albert II, Prince of Monaco, who has only just recovered after being infected with the Coronavirus, has recorded an Easter message with her wife Princess Charlene. Recorded from the same place from which Princess Charlene recently shared photos of their twins, Jacques, Hereditary Prince of Monaco and Princess Gabriella, Prince Albert and Princess Charlene shared a message in French and in…
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CoronavirusJapan

Japan postpones ceremonies for Crown Prince Akishino

The Japanese government is postponing the Rikkoshi no Rei ceremonies which were due to take place this month. They would have proclaimed Crown Prince Akishino’s as first in the line of succession but have been put off to a later date due to the Coronavirus crisis. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a state of emergency over the virus on 7 April and the ceremonies were scheduled to take…
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CoronavirusSweden

Swedish Royals celebrate Easter online

The Swedish Royal Family have released an adorable video showing them contacting their family in Sweden – and Princess Madeleine’s family in the United States. The video begins with Crown Princess Victoria, her husband Prince Daniel and their two children…
CoronavirusThe Queen

The Queen distributes Maundy Money by post

The Queen has expressed her disappointment that she can’t take part in one of the most ancient royal traditions of all. Maundy Thursday usually sees the Monarch distribute ‘Maundy Money’ at a special Church service. However, owing to the coronavirus pandemic, this year the tradition has been carried out by post. For centuries, the Monarch has handed out symbolic coins to…
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