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

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry reflect for Heads Together

Kensington palace has released a video of a conversation between the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry at Kensington Palace.  The Royal Trio spoke about emotional changes new parents go through, bereavement, the stresses of modern childhood, and dealing with trauma in the workplace. They also reflected on the growth of the campaign over the last year. Watch the video below-

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Prince of Wales, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry at Battle of Vimy Ridge Centenary

The Prince of Wales, attending on behalf of the Queen, was accompanied by the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry at the commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France on April 9th. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Governor General David Johnston were also present, as was President Hollande of France. The Battle took place between 9th – 12th April 1917, and was part of the opening phase of the Battle of Arras.  The four divisions of the Canadian Corps, as well as other Allies, faced off against three divisions of the German Sixth Army.  It is seen as Canada’s most notable military victory and a symbol of the birth of Canadian National pride.  The Canadian National Vimy Memorial is the largest Canadian Memorial to the First World War in Europe.
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Wedding of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall

Happy Wedding Anniversary to the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, who got married on this day in 2005. The marriage was not without its controversy, with scandal, divorce, and tragedy in their 40-year long romance, and the couple opted for a quieter civil wedding followed by a Church Blessing at St George’s Chapel in Windsor rather than a grand London Wedding. Take a look below at highlights from the day- Continue reading

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall in Italy- Day 6

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were visiting Italy from March 31st to April 5th on advice from the British Government. They were based in Florence, and visited Vicenza, Naples, Amatrice, and Rome. On the final day, the Prince and Duchess met with the Italian President and the Prince visited the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation before departing for Austria. Continue reading

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall in Italy- Day 4

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are visiting Italy from March 31st to April 5th on advice from the British Government. They are based in Florence, and will visit Vicenza, Naples, Amatrice and Rome as well as the Vatican. On Day 4, they visited a market, saw restoration of works of art, attended an event at the Palazzo Pitti. The Prince also visited a pastoral organisation, and gave awards at the British Institute. In the evening, the Prince and Duchess attended a dinner at the British Institute in Florence, where he was presented with the Renaissance Man of the Year award. Continue reading