Pascua Militar 2018

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain presided at the traditional Pascua Militar Ceremony at the Royal Palace of Madrid on January 6th. The event marks the beginning of the military year and a Spanish National holiday; Epiphany. For the first time in this reign, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia were also present, as part of their 80th Birthday celebrations this year. Continue reading

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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

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