Grand Duke Henri Christmas Speech 2018

Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg gave his traditional Christmas Speech on Christmas Eve, 24 December 2018. Photo: Sophie Margue, Cour grand-ducale This year's speech began in Luxembourgish, then switched to French, as Grand Duke Henri thanked foreigners for their contribution. Transcript (Luxembourgish and French) Léif Matbierger, Virun e puer Wochen ass sech zu Lëtzebuerg, zu…

King Carl XVI Gustaf Christmas Speech 2018

King Carl XVI Gustaf's Christmas Speech is broadcasted on Swedish Radio and Sveriges Television (SVT) on Tuesday, 25 December at 1.00 pm (local time). The King gave his first speech as Crown Prince on the radio in 1972. His Christmas Speech has become an annual tradition on Sveriges Radio since his accession in 1973. The…

Queen Elizabeth II Christmas Message 2018

Watch Queen Elizabeth's Christmas Message for 2018 which aired on ABC TV in Australia. 'It’s been a busy year for my family, with two weddings and two babies – and another child expected soon. It helps to keep a grandmother well occupied.' Even with the most deeply held differences, treating the other person with respect…

King Willem-Alexander Christmas Address 2018

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands gives his Christmas speech from the Noordeinde Palace library. The message was pre-recorded a few days earlier and broadcasted on Dutch television and radio stations on 25 December 2018 at 1.00 pm (local time). Transcript (Dutch) Het Kerstfeest verbindt ons… maar iedereen heeft er zijn of haar eigen gevoelens bij.…

Feliz Navidad: King Felipe VI Christmas Message 2018

King Felipe VI's traditional Christmas Message was broadcasted on Spanish television on Christmas Eve at 9.00 pm (local time). The King's Christmas Message is usually pre-recorded at his official residence, Zarzuela Palace, in Madrid. This is King Felipe's fifth Christmas broadcast since King Felipe's accession in June 2014, following his father Juan Carlos' abdication for…

King Philippe: Christmas and New Year Speech 2018

King Philippe's traditional Christmas and New Year Speech is delivered in French, Dutch and German at the Castle of Laeken. The message is usually pre-recorded earlier in December. English Translation Ladies and gentlemen, Christmas and New Year are an ideal opportunity to take some time and distance. To make a state of affairs. And also…