It’s that time of year again! For the next few days leading up to the New Year, we will have a series of ‘Year in Review’ articles, compiling and featuring the Royal highlights of 2019. Today, we are taking a look at all the Royal State Visits, Official Visits, and Tours of 2019!
(as always, click on the link to get to the detailed article on the State Visit)
King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway are hosting President Borut Pahor of Slovenia, who is on a State Visit to Norway on November 6th and 7th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties. Continue reading
King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain are on a 3-Day State Visit to South Korea at the request of the Spanish Government to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties between the Republic of South Korea and the Kingdom of Spain from October 23rd and 24th. Before the visit, the Royal Couple attended the Enthronement of Emperor Naruhito of Japan.
King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium are undertaking a State Visit to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, where are being hosted by their cousins, the Grand Ducal Family, from October 15-17. Click HERE to learn about previous Belgian State Visits to Luxembourg. Continue reading
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are paying a State Visit to the Republic of India from October 14 to 18, at the invitation of President Ram Nath Kovind and the request of the Dutch Government. The key themes of the visit are water technology and maritime developments, health, sustainable agriculture, social initiatives and cultural heritage. Click HERE to learn about previous Dutch State Visits to India. Continue reading
The Swedish Royal Family hosting President Moon Jae-In and First Lady Kim Jung-sook of South Korea, who is on a State Visit to Sweden on June 14th and 15th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties. The Presidential Couple were previously on a State Visit to Norway. Continue reading
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are on a State Visit to Ireland, at the invitation of President Michael D. Higgins and at the request of the Dutch Government, from June 12-14 to strengthen political, economic and cultural ties between the two countries. Continue reading
King Harald V of Norway is hosting President Moon Jae-In and First Lady Kim Jung-sook of South Korea, who is on a State Visit to Norway on June 12th and 13th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties. The Presidential Couple will then be visiting Sweden. Queen Sonja and Crown Princess Mette Marit are absent due to sickness. Continue reading
The Queen and members of the Royal Family are hosting the President of the United States of America, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump during their State Visit to the United Kingdom from June 3rd to June 5th. This is the third American State Visit, coming after the Queen had tea with the Trumps at Windsor Castle last year. Continue reading
Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako of Japan are hosting American President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on their State Visit to Japan from May 25th to 28th, to strengthen diplomatic, political, and economic ties. The President is on a long Foreign Tour and will be on a State Visit to the United Kingdom next week. This is the first State Visit of their Reign, after the Emperor’s Accession earlier this month. Click HERE to look at past American State Visits. Continue reading