Belgium

Must See: King Philippe celebrates birthday with comedian Philippe Geubels

King Philippe of Belgium celebrated his 59th birthday in a very special way. He invited the popular comedian Philippe Geubels, who also celebrates his birthday on 15 April, to the Royal Palace to share a birthday cake. The funny interview is a must watch. King Philippe of Belgium is often seen as a serious King who is a little stiff. However, yesterday on his birthday, the King showed off his…
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Security costs of Belgian Royal Family revealed

The Belgian Minister of Security and Internal Affairs, Pieter De Crem has published the security costs of the Belgian Royal Family from last year. The federal parliament usually asks for these numbers every year in light of transparency. The Belgian Ministry of Security and…
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Belgian royals attend memorial Mass for deceased family members

Most of the Belgian royal family was present in Laeken yesterday for the annual memorial Mass for deceased family members. The service took place in the Church of Our Lady of Laeken which also houses the royal family vault. The church was built in memory of Queen Louise-Marie (born of Orléans), the second wife of King Leopold I. He had previously been married to Princess Charlotte of Wales…
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Belgian Royal Family hosts Christmas concert

The Belgian Royal family has hosted their annual Christmas concert this afternoon. The Royal Family organises the event annually to thank their staff. King Philippe, Queen Mathilde, their four children, King Albert, Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz have attended the annual Christmas concert at the Royal Palace this afternoon. It was the first official engagement Princess Elisabeth, the Duchess of…
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New pictures released by Belgian Royal Palace for King's Day

The Belgian Royal Palace released new official images yesterday in celebration of King’s Day in the country (or Koningsfeest in Dutch; Fête du Roi in French; and Festtag des Königs in German – the official languages of Belgium). The four new photos show Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of the Belgians in formal attire with their Grand Cordon of the Order of…
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