Posts Tagged ‘Order of the Netherlands Lion’

Royals in tiaras for King Harald & Queen Sonja’s 80th birthday dinner

Last night, May 9, King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway held a joint 80th birthday dinner at the Royal Palace in Oslo – their birthdays are February 21 (for Harald) and July 4 (for Sonja). A truck load of Norwegian and foreign royals attended including crowd favorites Crown Princess Victoria, Queen Maxima, and The Countess of Wessex.

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Royal Round Up: Duchess Kate, Prince William, Queen Maxima, Princess Charlene, Queen Rania

This royal round up features: A Kate Middleton engagement announcement; an update on Prince William‘s cyberbullying taskforce; Queen Maxima attending the opening of Parliament; Princess Charlene bringing Prince Jacques to an engagement; and Queen Rania being honored with humanitarian award.

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Royal Round Up: Dutch and Swedes open parliament, Rania, Mathilde, Mette-Marit

My goodness September 15th was a busy day. Not only was Prince Harry out and about on his birthday, but so many other royals were also out and about. There were also a couple royal birthdays that day aside from Harry’s: Queen Letizia (whose USA trip I’ll cover later this week) turned 43; and Prince Daniel turned 42. So for this Royal Round Up we’ve got the Swedish and Dutch royals opening parliament, Queen Mathilde giving a speech at the UN, Crown Princess Mette-Marit doing royal duties with her husband in Norway, Queen Rania receiving an award in Germany, and Princess Beatrice and Cressida Bonas attending fashion shows.

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Royals in tiaras for the Dutch-Denmark State Visit

The Tiara Tour LIVES! Sorry I haven’t gotten to it until now; real life beckoned. But we’re here now, so let’s head over to Denmark where the Netherlands paid a State Visit. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima landed in Denmark Tuesday, March 17. I’ll cover some of the other photos from the visit later; this is just for the March 17 evening State Banquet (with tiaras, gowns, and sashes) at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen. There were five ladies in tiaras: Queen Maxima, Queen Margrethe, Crown Princess Mary, Princess Marie, and Princess Benedikte.

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