Royal Galas 2017

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 2017. While the (quite rare) White Tie and Tiara events get a lot of attention, the (more frequent) Gala or Black Tie events are usually forgotten. Today we are taking a look at some of the Royal Black Tie and Gala events of 2017- Continue reading

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Royal Tiaras 2017

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 2017. Today’s feature is a roundup of the Royal Tiaras of 2017!  Continue reading

King Michael of Romania’s Funeral

Members of the Romanian Royal Family, Foreign Royalty and Heads of State attended the State Funeral of King Michael of Romania on December 16th. King Michael died in Switzerland on December 5th, at the age of 96. He first became King in 1927, and though he hasn’t been the reigning Head of State since 1947, the Government is giving the late King a State Funeral, in line with the plans to give the Royal Family Official Status in Romania. Continue reading

Wedding of King Constantine of Greece and Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark

Happy 53rd Anniversary to King Constantine and Queen Anne Marie of Greece, who got married on this day in 1964. Princess Anne Marie of Denmark was just 13 when she met the then Crown Prince of Greece. Two years later, the couple had fallen in love and gotten engaged, marrying just weeks after her 18th Birthday and a few months after his accession to the throne. The couple have five children and ruled Greece for only three years before spending over 40 years in exile. Recently, the King and Queen have returned to Greece, where they reside in a villa in Porto Heli. In honour of their Anniversary, we are featuring their wedding below- Continue reading

Wedding of Prince Joachim and Marie Cavallier

Happy Anniversary to Prince Joachim and Princess Marie of Denmark, who got married on this day in 2008. The second marriage of the Prince, to the French-born Marie, was held at the Møgeltønder Church near Schackenborg Castle (home of Prince Joachim and his family). Not a State Occasion like other royal wedding, it was attended by foreign royals, and had a White Tie dress code. Continue reading

King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 80th Birthday Gala

The Norwegian Government hosted a Gala at the Opera in Oslo for King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 80th Birthday on the evening of May 10th. Members of Foreign Royal Families were present. On May 9th, the King and Queen hosted a Banquet at the Royal Palace. Earlier on May 10th, there was a lunch and mini-cruise on the Royal Yacht Norge. Click HERE to the celebrations for his 21st Birthday, HERE to the celebrations for his 40th Birthday, HERE for the King and Queen’s combined 60th Birthday celebrations, and HERE for his 70th Birthday celebrations. Click HERE to take a look at the guest list.  Continue reading

King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 80th Birthday Banquet

King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway hosted a Banquet for foreign royals and guests at the Royal Palace of Oslo on the evening of May 9th, to celebrate their 80th Birthday. In case you missed them, Click HERE to the celebrations for his 21st Birthday, HERE to the celebrations for his 40th Birthday, HERE for the King and Queen’s combined 60th Birthday celebrations, and HERE for his 70th Birthday celebrations. Click HERE to take a look at the guest list, HERE for the lunch and mini-cruise on the Royal Yacht Norge, and HERE for the Gala Dinner at the Opera. Continue reading

Tiara Poll- King Harald and Queen Sonja’s 80th Birthday Banquet

King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway are hosting banquet at the Royal Palace of Oslo on May 9th, for royal guests in Norway for their combined 80th Birthday celebrations. Click HERE to the celebrations for his 21st Birthday, HERE to the celebrations for his 40th Birthday, HERE for the King and Queen’s combined 60th Birthday celebrations, and HERE for his 70th Birthday celebrations. Click HERE to take a look at the guest list. Vote below on what Tiaras you think the royal ladies will wear to the banquet-  Continue reading

Queen Beatrix’s 60th Birthday

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands will celebrate his 50th Birthday on April 27th. Though the royal family will be in Tilburg on the 27th, they are hosting a Gala Dinner Royal Palace in Amsterdam for 150 guests. In honour of the occasion, we are flashing back to previous Dutch royal milestone birthdays. Today’s feature- Queen Beatrix’s 60th Birthday in January 1998. Celebrated over two days, the events were attended by many foreign royals. Take a look below at some of the guests- Continue reading