Last modified: 28 November 2022 1 November It was announced on Monday that Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia is the second largest shareholder of Twitter, after the owner Elon Musk. He and his company Kingdom Holding own approximately 4% of Twitter. The General Industries Workers’s Union in South Africa has called […]
Royal News September 2022
Last modified: 2 October 2022 1 September King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands had to cancel a visit to California and Texas, USA, from 6 to 9 September because he is still recovering of pneumonia. His wife Queen Máxima is now travelling alone. The Dutch Royal House has informed that Amalia, The Princess of Orange, is […]
Jewelry at Queen Margrethe’s anniversary
The great advantage of an exhibition like “En Dronningens Smykkeskrin. 50 år på tronen fortalt i smykker” (A Queen’s Jewellery Box. 50 years on the throne told through jewellery) is that you can actually tell beforehand which jewelry will be worn at a huge event like the 50th anniversary on the throne of Queen Margrethe […]
Photos: Queen Margrethe’s celebrations
As I have very little time at the moment, here is my photo album with photos of the celebrations on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the throne of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.
The Queen is dead, long live the Queen!
It have been some strange days. From Thursday to Friday I was in Copenhagen, Denmark, for the 50th anniversary on the throne of Queen Margrethe II. I had just gone through security at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam when checking my phone, I discovered messages about Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain […]
A Queen’s Jewellery Box
If there is one thing you should see at the moment when visiting Copenhagen, Denmark, these days, it certainly is the exhibition “A Queen’s Jewellery Box. 50 years on the throne told through jewellery” at the Amalienborg Museum in Christian VIII’s Palace. The exhibition opened in January 2022 and can be visited until 23 October […]
Margrethe II Queen for 50 years
One week to go until Queen Margrethe II of Denmark finally will be able to celebrate the 50th Jubilee of her accession to the Danish throne. After her 80th birthday celebrations had been cancelled in April 2020, also most festivities on the occasion of the jubilee had to be postponed in January 2022. Several events […]