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Charity Spotlight: Queen Mathilde Fund

Focusing on vulnerable young people in Belgium is the main goal of the Queen Mathilde Fund, which was created from the donations received as gifts for the wedding of the King (then Prince Philippe) and Queen Mathilde (then known as Mathilde d’Udekem d’Acoz). The Fund is managed by the King Baudouin Foundation and “supports exceptional initiatives in Belgium, which are…
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Duchess of Brabant unable to return home from school due to Coronavirus measures

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, also known as the Duchess of Brabant as the heir to the Belgian throne, will be unable to return home from her school in Wales due to measures against the spread of the Coronavirus. Princess Elisabeth is attending the Atlantic College in Wales and will soon be graduating from there. She is currently not allowed to leave the campus unless there are…
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King Philippe reveals details of his special birthday celebrations

The King of the Belgians turns 60 in April and to mark this big birthday, he’s hosting a very special party. Philippe and his wife, Queen Mathilde, will throw open the doors of Laeken Castle to one hundred people born on the same day as the monarch. Their guests will be treated to an afternoon of celebrations at the famous Belgian royal residence. To be invited, you have to be Belgian and…
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King and Queen of Belgium visit New York

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium have concluded a two-day visit to New York City. Their Majesties travelled to the Big Apple as Belgium holds the presidency this month for the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). 🕊 #BelgiumUNSCTheir Majesties the King and the Queen have arrived together with Foreign Minister @PhGoffin at our Belgian Permanent Representation to the @UN for…
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