Belgian National Day 2023

The Belgian Royal Family celebrated National Day 2023 with a series of events on July 20th and 21st. The day commemorates July 21st, 1831 in which Prince Leopold of Saxe-Cobourg-Gotha swore allegiance to the new Belgian constitution, thus becoming the first Head of State of an independent state of Belgium under a constitutional monarchy and parliament. This year also marks the 10th Anniversary of King Philippe’s Accession to the Throne. Continue reading

Norwegian Constitution Day 2023

The Norwegian Royal Family celebrated Constitution Day, the National Day of Norway, on May 17th by greeting the annual Children’s Parade in Asker from Skaugum (residence of the Crown Princely family) and another from the balcony of the Royal Palace of Oslo. Princess Ingrid Alexandra is part of the graduating class this year, and was thus celebrating with her classmates and friends and not joining the Royal Family to greet the Children’s Parades.

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