Dutch State Visit to Italy- Day 4

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands were on a 4-day State Visit to Italy and the Vatican from June 20-23 to strengthen political, economic and cultural ties between the two countries.  Click HERE to take a look at Day 1, Here for Day 2, HERE for the State Visit to the Vatican, and HERE for Day 3. Continue reading

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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima at Gala Dinner for the Diplomatic Corps

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands hosted the annual Gala Dinner for the Diplomatic Corps at the Royal Palace of Amsterdam in Dam Square on May 23rd. Princess Beatrix, Princess Margriet, and Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven were also present. The Gala Dinner is held in order to maintain international relations and strengthen ties. Click HERE to read King Willem-Alexander’s speech. As usual, we got no pictures from inside, but only of the royals arriving and departing. Continue reading

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima host President of Mozambique

King Willem-Alexander (who recently revealed he flies for KLM, How cool is that??) and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands hosted the President and First Lady of Mozambique in The Hague on May 19th. The president was on a 2-day official visit focusing on further strengthening the relationship between the Netherlands and Mozambique. Earlier, Queen Máxima also met Sheikha Mozah of Qatar. 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 Lunch

Celebrations for King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway’s 80th Birthday continued on May 10th, with a lunch and mini-cruise on the Royal Yacht Norge around Oslofjord. Members of Foreign Royal Families were present.  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. The King and Queen hosted a Banquet the previous evening at the Royal palace, click HERE to see that. 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