Greek Monarchy Centenary Gala, 1963

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Royalty from around Europe join King Paul (wearing the Order of the Redeemer and the Order of Saints George and Constantine) and Queen Frederica of Greece (wearing the Greek Ruby Parure) for a Gala Performance at the National Theatre in Athens on this day in 1963, the last event of a series of celebrations marking the Centenary of the Accession of King George I of Greece, which included a Banquet and Parade. Royal Attendees included King Frederik and Queen Ingrid of Denmark (in the Danish Ruby Parure), Queen Helen of Romania (wearing the Romanian Greek Key Tiara), Crown Prince Constantine of Greece and Princess Anne Marie of Denmark, Crown Princess Margretha of Denmark (wearing the Alexandrine Drop Tiara), Crown Prince Harald of Norway, Princess Irene of Greece, Princess Sofia of Spain (in the Mellerio Shell Tiara), Princess Benedikte of Denmark (wearing her Floral Tiara), Prince Michael of Greece, Princess Paul of Yugoslavia (in her Boucheron Diamond Tiara), Princess Irene, Duchess of Aosta (wearing her Diamond Tiara), and Princess Katherine of Greece.

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