Tag: Canada

Royals opening the Olympic Games Copyright: free of rights; KNVB Fotocollectie (via. Nationaal Archief)
History, Miscellaneous

Royals opening the Olympic Games

The first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896 in Athens, Greece. A winter edition started being organised 1924. Every four years the games would be organized somewhere in the world. Since 1994 the winter games take place in between the summer games. The Summer Paralympic Games take place since 1960, the Winter Paralympic Games […]

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Meghan & Harry – The Royal Wedding on TV
Film & TV, Media & Co

Meghan & Harry – The Royal Wedding on TV

Whether you’re in the UK, Europe, Australia or the USA. In several countries you can enjoy the wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markle on 19 May 2018 on TV. Often there are already specials on TV in the days before the wedding. I would be glad if someone could add countries, channels […]

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New Royal and Noble Books – February 2018
Books & Magazines, Media & Co

New Royal and Noble Books – February 2018

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online   CASTLES Author: Siegfried Hetz. Title: Mit Macht und Pracht. Burgen, Schlösser und Klöster im fürsterzbischöflichen Salzburg (With Power and Splendour. Castles, Palaces and Monasteries in the Prince Archbishop’s Salzburg). Published: February 2018 by […]

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19 January 1943 – The Birth of Princess Margriet
Births & Deaths, News

19 January 1943 – The Birth of Princess Margriet

On 19 January 1943 – today 75 years ago – a little princess was born, far away from home. The third daughter of Princess Juliana and Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands was named Margriet Francisca. Her elder sisters Princess Beatrix and Princess Irene had been born at home at Soestdijk Palace in the Netherlands. Their […]

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Princess Margriet and her Collection of Inuit Art Nederland, Leiden, 10 maart 2017, tentoonstelling Canadese Inuit Kunst geopend door Prinses Margriet en Pieter van Vollenhoven Museum Volkenkunde in Leiden. Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen NMVW / Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde Leiden cultuur / Buddha Foto; Peter Hilz /
Exhibitions, Travel

Princess Margriet and her Collection of Inuit Art

On 1 July 1867 – this year 150 years ago – the North American colonies of Great Britain were united. The four founding provinces officially became the Dominion of Canada. The Museum Volkenkunde (ethnology) in Leiden, The Netherlands, celebrates this with a special gallery exhibition about the Inuit: Canadese Inuit Kunst (Canadian Inuit Art), on […]

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