King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium are on a State Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany at the invitation of Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and First Lady Elke Büdenbender, from December 5th to the 7th. The State Visit is a confirmation of the good relations between the two nations; politically, economically, scientifically and culturally. Continue reading
Happy Birthday to Crown Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, the Duchess of Brabant, who turns 22 today! The Heir to the Belgian Throne, who is set to become the first Queen Regnant of the Belgians, the Duchess will inherit one of the smallest Royal Jewellery Collections, but it has been expanding in recent years, which includes these striking Kunzite and Diamond Earrings!
The Heirs of Sweden, Norway, The Netherlands, and Belgium were among the Royal Guests, Relatives and Godparents who joined the Danish Royal Family for Prince Christian of Denmark’s 18th Birthday Gala Dinner at Christiansborg Palace last week, following an appearance on the balcony of Frederik VIII’s Palace at Amalienborg.
King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium are hosting the President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of the Republic of Portugal on a State Visit to Belgium from October 16 to 19, at the invitation of the Belgian Government to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties, under the themes of digitalization, innovation and energy. The Belgian King and Queen went on a State Visit to Portugal in 2018.
Prince Christian of Denmark is celebrating his 18th Birthday today, which is being marked with an appearance on the Balcony of Amalienborg Palace and a Gala Dinner at Christiansborg Palace as well as a meeting of the Council of State to be held in November. The eldest child of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, Prince Christian is second-in-line to the Danish throne.
Archduke Alexander of Austria, son of Archduke Carl-Christian of Austria and Princess Marie-Astrid of Luxembourg, married Countess Natacha Roumiantzoff-Pachkevitch at the Eglise Saint Pierre de Belœil on September 30th, followed by a Reception at the Chateau de Belœil, the Seat of the Princes of Ligne, just days after the death of his grandmother, Archduchess Yolande, born a Princess of Ligne. Continue reading
The Belgian Royal Family gathered to see Crown Princess Elisabeth, the Duchess of Brabant, the Heiress to the Belgian Throne, sworn-in to the Rank of Second Lieutenant or Ensign Second Class in the Belgian Army at the Royal Military Academy in Brussels on September 26th. The Duchess of Brabant completed her training year at the Royal Military Academy in 2021 and is currently a student at Lincoln College in Oxford University.
Happy Birthday to Queen Paola of Belgium, who turns 85 today! The beautiful Italian Aristocrat who married the younger brother of the Belgian King. Paola eventually became the Queen Consort and is the mother of the current King of the Belgians. With one of the smallest jewellery collections among her counterparts, today we are taking a look at her Diamond Necklace!