Belgium

Belgium's Princess Elisabeth concludes military training

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant, has concluded her military training at the Royal Military Academy. Her training concluded with a three-day course at the Commando Training Center in Marche-les-Dames. The heir to the Belgian throne worked in an unusual environment to push her limits and show her courage in group exercises. The course included rock climbing, rappelling, death…
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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…
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Queen Mathilde becomes emotional as she watches her eldest daughter take part in her first military parade

Belgium’s National Day took place on Wednesday which was marked with scaled-down festivities that included a thanksgiving service, a military parade and a visit by the King and Queen to two care homes for people with disabilities.  2021’s parade saw two royal firsts. It was the first time Princess Delphine sat in the Royal tribune as a member of the Royal Family, and the first time…
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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians observe minute of silence for flood victims

On Tuesday, on the occasion of Belgium’s National Day, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde observed a minute of silence in a fire station in Verviers, Belgium.  Their Majesties visited the station at the end of a day of private visits with people affected by the recent central Europe floods, as well as first responders. Specifically, the King and Queen met with a representation of…
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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde visit province devastated by floods

Bad weather has been affecting the Germany-Belgium-Netherlands area for about two days, and damage is already evident. And while Germany seems to have the highest price to pay, Belgium’s Liège province seems to be heading for disaster as well.  Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde travelled there on Thursday afternoon and visited a shelter that welcomed people who had…
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