Belgium

Belgian Royal Family honours fallen soldiers on Armistice Day

King Philippe, Queen Mathilde, Princess Astrid, Prince Lorenz and Prince Laurent of Belgium have commemorated the end of World War I which occurred exactly 100 years ago. Belgium played a crucial role in the First World War. In the morning, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde paid tribute to the fallen soldiers of World War One, World War Two and of the humanitarian and peacekeeping missions since…
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King and Queen of the Belgians go for a bike ride with their children for “day without a car”

Belgium’s Heritage Days coincided with Mobility Week and Car Free Sunday 2018 so Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde strapped on helmets, hopped on their bikes and led their children on a ride to one of Brussel’s local heritage sites. Taking place in Brussels and other cities across Europe from 16 to 22 September 2018, Mobility Week is an annual event which aims to enlighten…
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King Philippe opens new tram line

It is back to work for King Philippe as he opened the new tram line 9 between Koekelberg and Jette (Brussels). The King was able to operate the tram on the first ride at the new line was completed. Yesterday King Philippe undertook his first official engagement after going on holiday with his family. The King opened the new tram line 9 in the capital of Brussels between Koekelberg and Jette. The…
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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde head to New York to visit UN

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde will soon be leaving for New York to take on a 3-day visit. The Royal pair will be visiting the United Nations office in an attempt to acquire a Belgian spot on the UN Security Council. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgian will take a 3-day visit to New York from April 23 to 25. Their Majesties will be accompanied by the Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs…
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