Duke of Cambridge in New Zealand

The Duke of Cambridge is on a visit to New Zealand on behalf of The Queen, at the request of the Prime Minister of New Zealand, on April 25th and 26th, to pay tribute to those affected by the Christchurch mosques terrorist attack, and to recognise the incredible empathy and unity displayed by the people of New Zealand in the weeks that followed. Continue reading

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall in Cuba

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have just completed an Official Visit to Cuba, as part of a long tour of six countries in the Caribbean from March 17 to the 29th. This was the first official visit by a member of the Royal Family to Cuba. The Prince and Duchess’ visit highlighted cultural and academic connections, links between the people of the U.K. and Cuba, and explore key themes, such as the arts, youth entrepreneurship, heritage restoration and sustainable agriculture.

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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima in Bremen

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands visited the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen in Germany on March 6th. The Royal couple annually visit one or more German federal states, with special attention to improving economic relations. They visited Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland last year, and will visit Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Brandenburg in May. Continue reading

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary in Latvia

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark are on an Official Visit to Latvia on December 6th and 7th, to celebrate the Centenary of Independence. King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden, and the Earl and Countess of Wessex are among the other Royals that have also visited Latvia this year as part of visits to the Baltic States to mark their Centenary of Independence. Continue reading

Queen Margrethe in Iceland

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark visited Iceland on the 1st of December, to mark the 100th anniversary of Iceland’s Independence from the Kingdom of Denmark. Until 1944, Iceland remained in a Federation with Denmark as ‘the Kingdom of Iceland’ (the Queen received the Icelandic name of Þórhildur when she was born in 1940), when it declared itself a Republic. The Danish Royal Family hosted the President and First Lady last year and attended a Concert to mark the Centenary in October. Continue reading