Queen Mathilde and Princess Elisabeth are on a three-day trip to Egypt. One of the primary objectives of the trip is to open an exhibit honoring Elisabeth's great-great grandmother, Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of the Belgians. The current Duchess of Brabant is her namesake, so it's a sentimental journey of sorts. Background Like many people… Continue reading Open Post – Queen Mathilde and Princess Elisabeth in Egypt (Updated Day Three)
Today, the Dutch royals, King Willem Alexander, Queen Máxima, and the Princess of Orange, begin their royal tour of the Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It's Princess Amalia's first official tour! Itinerary You can see a detailed breakdown on the royal website. January 27 and 28 - Bonaire January 30 to February… Continue reading Open Post – Dutch Royal Tour of the Caribbean (Updated Day Thirteen)
Today is National Day in Belgium. Last night a few of the senior members of the family attended a concert to start the celebration early. The winner of the 2019 Queen Elisabeth competition, violinist Stella Chen, was the featured performer. She was accompanied by the Belgian National Orchestra. Concert - July 20 Too bad we… Continue reading Open Post – Belgian National Day – Updated!