Belgium

Tokyo calling for King Philippe and Queen Mathilde

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians are getting into the Olympic spirit this week as they have held video calls with Belgian athletes in Tokyo for the Summer Olympic Games. The King and Queen held several video calls in the Royal Palace of Brussels on Thursday to wish the Belgian athletes representing the kingdom good luck in the Olympic Games. Their Majesties spoke to Ben…
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Belgium

Princess Delphine attends first major public engagement since she became recognised as King Albert's daughter

Wednesday July 21st marked the celebration of National Day for Belgium. A holiday that was meant to symbolise hope and a slow return to some semblance of normalcy and that instead has been sobered by the death of 31 people due to intense floods that have hit central Europe.  One of the reasons for joy is that the Royal Family has a new member. No, it’s not a baby – it’s Princess…
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Belgium

King Philippe of the Belgians remembers flood victims in sombre National Day speech

King Philippe of the Belgians has delivered his annual speech marking his country’s National Day. The address, on July 20th 2021, came in the wake of disastrous floods that have impacted central Europe, causing short of 200 deaths. Several people are still missing. His speech came on the eve of National Day when there is usually a concert to celebrate. That has been…
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Belgium

King Philippe's workplace to open to public after National Day

It’s summertime in Europe! And as more and more people get vaccinated and get the chance to travel, they jet towards monarchic state capitals and big cities. Naturally, this means a visit to a Royal Palace is almost mandatory! This will be the case for any tourists who will land in Brussels between the 23rd of July and the 29th of August. As the tradition mandates, the Royal Palace of…
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