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


Monaco National Day 2017

Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco were joined by members of the Monegasque Princely Family for the annual National Day Celebrations in Monte Carlo on November 19th. National Day, also known as The Sovereign Prince’s Day, is held on the day of St. Rainier, the namesake saint of Prince Rainier II, father of Prince Albert.  Continue reading

Outward Bound Dinner at Princely Palace of Monaco

Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco were joined by the Duke of York for an Outward Bound Charity Dinner at the Prince’s Palace of Monaco in Monte Carlo on November 7th. Outward bound is a British Non-profit association that celebrated its 75th anniversary last year. It has 35 schools worldwide and offers adolescents and young adults outdoor activities to promote personal development. Continue reading

Princess Grace Awards Gala 2017

Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco attended the 2017 Princess Grace Awards Gala on October 25th at at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Princess Grace Foundation, whose mission is dedicated to identifying and assisting emerging talent in theater, dance, and film by awarding grants in the form of scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships. In total, the Foundation awards over $1 million to artists in theater, dance, and film. Continue reading

Wedding of Prince Ernst August of Hanover

Prince Ernst August of Hanover, the Hereditary Prince and elder son of the Prince of Hanover, married Ekaterina Malysheva on July 8th at the Marktkirche in Hannover. Among the guests were numerous members of European Royalty and Nobility. The wedding has created a bit of controversy recently, as the Prince of Hanover, father of the Groom, spoke out against his son in the days leading up to the wedding, and refused to give permission for the marriage. Continue reading