Posts Tagged ‘Princess Beatrix’

Harald & Sonja 80th birthday celebrations Day 2

Following the big tiara-filled gala dinner on May 9, the royals came out for Day 2 of the 80th Birthday celebrations of King Harald and Queen Sonja, which was a government-hosted black tie dinner at the Opera House in Oslo. It was rainy and wet so the royals had to cover up with umbrellas and outerwear.

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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: sailing, babies, and tiaras

Here’s a quick round up of some royal things: Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge sailing with Ben Ainslie; baby photos from Princess Madeleine and the King and Queen of Bhutan; and tiaras from Queen Maxima, Queen Mathilde, Queen Rania, and Queen Silvia.

There has been a lot happening that I haven’t covered, so I’ve had to narrow down my focus for this post. I’m just covering Kate’s sailing, baby photos, and tiara events. I’ll have another round up with more royal stuff later this week.

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King Carl XVI Gustaf’s 70th birthday celebrations

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden celebrated his 70th birthday last Saturday with several events and lots of royals. Crown Princess Victoria brought out Prince Oscar for his first event ever, and Princess Sofia came out for her first event since giving birth.

My bad for not covering this sooner, Duchess Kate’s Vogue photos and Princess Charlotte’s first birthday pics bumped this one.

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Tiara Tour 2015: Queen Elizabeth, Queen Maxima, HGD Stephanie

Lots of tiaras popped up this week, so let’s take another Grand Tiara Tour of Europe on this Friday evening. Queen Elizabeth paid a State Visit to Germany with a State Dinner on the second night giving us lots of jewels and a tiara; Queen Maxima and other Dutch royals held a reception for the diplomatic corps and popped up in tiaras; and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie and the rest of the Luxembourg royal ladies put on the tiaras for National Day celebrations.

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