Tag: State visit

Royal News May 2022 Copyright: Maison du Grand-Duc/Kary Barthelmey
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Royal News May 2022

Last modified: 19 June 2022 2 May New pictures were released upon the 7th birthday of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. It was also revealed that the family’s new black cocker spaniel is called Orla. The coronation of Zulu King Misuzulu, that was supposed to take place on 28 May, has been indefinitely postponed, as KwaZulu-Natal […]

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Royal News November 2021 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
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Royal News November 2021

Last modified: 5 December 2021 1 November Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain delivered her COP26 speech via video message. She had recorded the speech already late October 2021 and let know on 26 October that she wouldn’t attend the event, as she had planned. Many world leaders attend the 26th United Nations Climate Change […]

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Royal News September 2021 Copyright: Imperial Household Agency
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Royal News September 2021

Last modified: 2 October 2021 1 September The Duchess of Cornwall shared her recipe for Victoria sponge cake. Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway has returned to school her father Crown Prince Haakon has confirmed. She tested positive for Covid-19 on 22 August. It is reported that Princess Mako of Akishino (Japan) and her fiancé Kei […]

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Finally, a state visit! © Castleholic
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Finally, a state visit!

Now many people (including me and the royal couple) have been vaccinated, more and more seems to be possible. And also the royals start coming out of their palaces more often than in the past 16 months. Although we did spot some tiaras over that period, it had been a long time ago since we […]

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A documentary – 30 Years on the Norwegian throne Photo & Copyright: Jørgen Gomnæs / Det kongelige hoff
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A documentary – 30 Years on the Norwegian throne

On 17 January 2021 it was 30 years ago that King Olav V of Norway died and King Harald V ascended the Norwegian throne. On their website the Norwegian royal family shared a short video of some of the most important moments during these 30 years, and a thank you from King Harald V and […]

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The state visit of Queen Juliana to Indonesia 1971 Prambanan Temple, Yogyakarta. Photo from Pixabay.
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The state visit of Queen Juliana to Indonesia 1971

On 9 March 2020 King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands arrived in Indonesia for a state visit, that will end on 13 March 2020. Because of the colonial past – Indonesia was once a Dutch colony – the visit will be a sensitive one with some tensions. That wasn’t different in 1995 when […]

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The New Tableware of the Dutch Royal House
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The New Tableware of the Dutch Royal House

Since I heard that the new tableware of the Dutch Royal Family was on display this summer, I wanted to have a look. I didn’t want to go to The Hague twice and as I wanted to see the stables, I decided to skip the Noordeinde Palace. However someone told me some pieces of the […]

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