Belgium

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium to star on stamp marking 18th birthday

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant, is to star on a stamp marking her 18th birthday. The future Queen of Belgium will celebrate her birthday on 25 October. The new stamp will be released on 21 October – four days ahead of her reaching the age of majority. What the stamp will look like remains a mystery as only a blurred image of the stamped has been released. It appears to…
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The Netherlands

Queen Máxima attends celebrations for the 35th anniversary of Alzheimer Nederland

Queen Máxima shared a cup of tea and some comforting words with Alzheimer’s patients on Tuesday as she celebrated the 35th anniversary of Alzheimer Nederland in Giessenburg. The Queen visited the Alzheimer Trefpunt De Til, one of the 246 cafés or “trefpunt” set up by Alzheimer Nederland around the country. The organisation set up these monthly meetings for patients, caregivers and…
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Belgium

Amedeo and Elisabetta introduce Belgium's new royal baby

Prince Amedeo of Belgium and his wife, Elisabetta, have announced the name they’ve picked for their new son. The little boy, who was born on September 6th 2019, has been called Maximilian. His name was made public as the couple introduced their second child to the world. Maximilian takes centre stage in a new photo of the family, sitting on his father’s lap while his big sister…
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Sweden

Swedish Royal Family attends Opening of Parliament

On 10 September, the Swedish Royal Family attended the annual Opening of Parliament in Stockholm. Only Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill were absent as they stayed in Florida where they currently live. Traditionally, the Royal Family wears black and white outfits to honour the black and white court dresses that the ladies used to wear to the opening session. The family first attended a…
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