Prince Joachim To Undertake Military Training In France

The Danish Royal Court has announced Prince Joachim will participate in France’s highest ranking military training course from September 2019 for one year. The French Minister of Defence has invited Prince Joachim to participate following a state visit to Denmark in 2018, focusing on strategic partnerships in trade, culture and defence. Prince Joachim is the…

Australia Day Greetings

The Royal Family and Kensington Palace posted their Australia Day greetings on social media on Friday, 26 January 2019. It is also Australia's National Day and an official public holiday. A Short History Australia Day commemorates the landing of the First Fleet (eleven convict ships), with commander Captain Arthur Phillips raised the British flag and…

King Harald and Queen Sonja To Attend Lillehammer Anniversary

King Harald and Queen Sonja will visit Lillehammer on Saturday, 16 February, to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics. The King had declared the Olympic Games open in 1994 and Crown Prince Haakon had lit the cauldron during the Opening Ceremony. Russia won a total of 23 medals, including 11 Gold,…

Royal Birthday: Princess Athena of Denmark

Prince Joachim and Princess Marie share two delightful new photos to mark their daughter Princess Athena’s 7th birthday on Thursday, 24 January 2019. Princess Athena is rugged up against the winter chills in front of a log cabin in one photo and on the coast, holding during a holiday break with the family dog, in…

Royal Birthday: Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway

Norway’s second-in-line to the throne turns 15 on Monday, 21 January 2019. The Norwegian Royal Court has released a new photo, taken by Julia Naglestad, to mark this special occasion. According to reports, Princess Ingrid Alexandra will be celebrating her 15th birthday at Skaugum with family and friends. Destined To Become Norway's Queen Princess Ingrid Alexandra,…

Royal Birthday: Queen Matilde of Belgium

Mathilde, Queen of the Belgians, celebrates her 46th birthday on Sunday, 20 January 2019, with a new photo released to mark this special occasion. Childhood Mathilde was born in Uccle in Belgium in 1973, the eldest daughter of Count Patrick d'Udekem d’coz and Countess Anna Maria Komorowka. She has three younger sisters, Marie-Alix, Elisabeth, Hélène…

Royal Birthday: Countess of Wessex

One of Britain’s hardest-working members of the Royal Family, the Countess of Wessex celebrates her 54th birthday on Sunday, 20 January 2019. The Countess of Wessex was born Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones at the Ratcliffe Infirmary in Oxford on 20 January 1965. She is the second child and only daughter of Christopher Bournes Rhys-Jones and the…

Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s Confirmation

Norway’s Princess Ingrid Alexandra will be confirmed on Saturday, 31 August 2019, in Oslo. A statement from the Royal Court says the Princess, who celebrates her 15th birthday on Monday, 21 January, is currently receiving instructions under the direction from Provost Tor Øystein Vaaland and acting Vicar, Karoline Astrup, in the Asker Church congregation. The…

Royal Birthday: Prince Philip and Prince Alexander of Serbia

Serbia’s Prince Philip and Prince Alexander are celebrating their 37th birthday on 15 January 2019, with their family and close friends in Belgrade. Fraternal twins Prince Philip and Prince Alexander were born in Fairfax, Virginia, in the United States. They are the second and third sons of Crown Prince Alexander Karadordević and his first wife…

Royal Birthday: Princess Michael of Kent

Princess Michael of Kent celebrates her 74th birthday on Tuesday, 15 January 2019. Embed from Getty Images window.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'b5LI4aN6R1l602pZk1WvuQ',sig:'y8rjMjdHQns8fci-HM7DU2kZxdDEcvLIZB4REj-n34s=',w:'462px',h:'594px',items:'998373626',caption: true ,tld:'com.au',is360: false })}); Princess Michael of Kent was born Marie Christine Anna Agnes Hedwig Ida von Reibnitz in Karlovy Vary on 15 January 1945 in the Czech Republic (formerly known as Karlsbad in what was known…