Belgium

Queen Mathilde to promote music on national television

Queen Mathilde of Belgium will feature in a new programme about music for eight weeks on national television. In the programme, Her Majesty will receive young musicians at the Royal Palace and hear them play their instrument. Her Majesty Queen Mathilde has never hidden away her passion for music. As Honorary-President, she often attends the various sessions of the prestigious Queen Elisabeth…
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Belgium

The highlights of the Belgian National Day

The Belgian Royal Family marked Belgium’s National Day on Sunday, and all eyes were directed towards Princess Elisabeth and her uncle, Prince Laurent. On Sunday, Belgium celebrated its National Day. On the 21st of July, the country commemorates the investiture of King…
Belgium

Queen Mathilde: "I'm a strict mother"

Queen Mathilde has given a rare interview in connection with the final of the Queen Elisabeth Competition Violin 2019. In the exclusive interview with Canvas, Her Majesty talked about her love of music, her four children and the close relationship she had with Queen…
Belgium

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde attend first session of final of Queen Elisabeth Competition

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde have attended the first session of the final week of the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Violin. The King and Queen saw the only Belgian finalist of this year’s edition of the prestigious music competition, Sylvia Huang play an extraordinary version of the Violin Concerto of Dvorak. King Philippe made a surprise visit to the first session of the final week of…
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Queen Mathilde goes solo for a time in South Korea

From 24 March to 28 March, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde were on a state visit to South Korea. While they had a busy schedule together on the first two days of the tour, they had a separate agenda for most of their third day in the country. Queen Mathilde’s programme focused on sustainable development. She first attended the ‘Innovative solutions for the circular economy, sustainable…
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Belgium

Belgium's Princess Elisabeth to appear on a stamp for her 18th birthday

The Belgian Postal Service have announced their new stamps for 2019, and one of them will celebrate the eighteenth birthday of Princess Elisabeth. The stamp will be issued on the 21st October, four days before her actual birthday, although the design is currently being kept secret. Princess Elisabeth is the eldest child of King Philippe and Queen Mathilde and holds the title of Duchess of Brabant…
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