The Netherlands

Princess Laurentien at the Launch of Reading Project

Princess Laurentien, the sister in law of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands is well-known for her campaigns of literacy, and this week she paid a visit to the launch of a special project for those where literacy has an added difficulty – they are visually impaired. The project which runs until 14th October is entitled “Read Fest: all children should be able to read”. The event was…
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The Netherlands

Princess Beatrix undergoes knee surgery

Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands had knee surgery yesterday in the Franciscus/Vlietland Hospital in Schiedam. During the surgery a prosthesis was inserted in the right knee. The surgeons were doctor M.J.M Driessen en doctor S. Breugem. Doctor Driessen…

Crown Prince Couple of Denmark conclude trip to USA

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark have concluded their trip to the United States. They first travelled to Washington D.C. before moving on to Boston, Massachusetts. It was a packed four-day trip for Their Royal Highnesses as they led a Danish business delegation to the States. The purpose of the visit was to focus on the food, clean tech, healthcare solutions and the…
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In the beginning: The Bernadotte dynasty

In this edition of “In the beginning”, we focuson the Bernadotte dynasty which currently rules over Sweden. The Bernadotte’s first began ruling over the Kingdom of Sweden in 1818 with King Karl XIV Johan (also called King Charles XIV John), who was also the…

Princess Madeleine opens up about passion for protecting children

Princess Madeleine of Sweden spoke toPeople Magazineabout her passion for protecting children, especially since she is now a mother of two. While in New York City last week for meetings with the United Nations, the Swedish royalattended panel discussions on the rights of children. TheSustainable Development Goals regarding ending sexual violence against children were a…
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Charity Spotlight: Project Playground

Project Playground is a non-profit organisation which focuses on improving life opportunities for children and young people. It was founded in 2010 by Princess Sofia of Sweden and Frida Vesterberg. Founders: Princess Sofia and Frida Vesterberg. Photo: Project Playground Project Playground explained to Royal Central, “The vision is a safe world where every child grows up with a belief in…
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