King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 80th Birthday Celebrations

Itineraries and Guest Confirmations have been released for King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway’s 80th Birthday Celebrations on May 9th and 10th. Continue reading

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Royal Tiaras- March 2017

Spring heralds the start of State Visit Season, and as all Royal Watchers know, that means glittering state banquets, with heirloom tiaras and stunning jewels sparkling on Royal ladies at the State Banquet. March 2017 did not disappoint in the tiara department, bringing us four banquets with Royal Tiaras from five countries. Enjoy reliving the splendor of the last few weeks, and be sure to vote for your favorite.

As always, click on the highlighted/underlined links to get to the comprehensive post on the tiara/event. Continue reading

Belgian State Visit to Denmark- Day 2

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium are on a 3-day State Visit to Denmark, from March 28th to 30th, where they are hosted by the Queen Margrethe of Denmark. On Day 2, King Philippe had a series of engagements with Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, while Queen Mathilde was joined by Crown Princess Mary. In the evening, the Belgian King and Queen hosted a return dinner for their Danish hosts. Continue reading

Belgian State Visit to Denmark

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium are on a 3-day State Visit to Denmark, from March 28th to 31st, where they are hosted by the Queen Margrethe of Denmark. On Day 1, the King and Queen were welcomed by the Danish Royal Family at the airport, attended the Official Welcome, met with officials, and went on a boat tour through Copenhagen Harbour. In the evening, Queen Margrethe hosted a State Banquet at Christiansborg Palace in honour of her guests. Continue reading

Funeral of Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg

The Funeral of Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg was held at the Evangelische Stadtkirche in Bad Berleburg, Germany on March 21st. Prince Richard, the husband of Princess Benedikte of Denmark and brother-in-law of Queen Margrethe of Denmark and Queen Anne Marie of Greece, died suddenly at Berleburg Castle in Germany on March 14th. Many members of foreign royal families were present. Continue reading