Belgium

Queen Mathilde begins 2019 duties in Paris

Queen Mathilde of Belgium began her 2019 duties in Paris, France, yesterday. Her Majesty was in the French capital to visit the “Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921). Le maître de L’énigme” (or “Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921). The master of the enigma” in English) exhibit at the Petit Palais. The Queen of Belgians attended as the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium worked…
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Belgian King and Queen to go on state visit to Portugal

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium are to pay a state visit to Portugal. Monday will begin their three-day journey that will last from 22 to 24 October. The visit is on the invitation of the President of Portugal. Their Majesties, who will be accompanied by various federal and regional government officials and entrepreneurs, will spend two days in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, and one…
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Royal German-speaking heads of state meet for annual meeting

The German-speaking heads of state have begun their annual meeting located in Switzerland this year as the 2018 host is Swiss President Alain Berset. King Philippe of Belgium, Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, and Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein attended as the heads of state of their respective countries. Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, and Hereditary…
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Princess Elisabeth heads to Wales for college

Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant headed off to Wales to begin college yesterday at the United World College (UWC) Atlantic College in the Vale of Glamorgan. The Belgian Royal Palace posted two images of the future Queen of the Belgians on their Twitter…
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Brussels' Royal Palace brings in 100,000 visitors over last month

Since its first official summer opening in 1965, the Belgian Royal Palace has continued the tradition that allows visitors to explore the site while the monarch goes on holiday. The summer opening begins on 22 July, which marks the day after the national bank holiday, and concludes on 2 September. New reports were released by the King’s press service, which stated that the Royal Palace in…
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