King Philippe Celebrates 60th Birthday

Philippe, King of the Belgians, turns 60 on Wednesday, 15 April 2020. Philippe, King of the Belgians. Photo: © Royal Palace However, celebrations will be very low key due to the coronavirus. King Philipe and Queen Mathilde are using Skype to keep in touch with various healthcare providers and experts, as well as with those…

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…

Philippe, King of the Belgians 5th Anniversary on Throne

King Philippe celebrates his 5th Anniversary as monarch in Belgium on 21 July 2018. He was sworn in about one hour later following his father's abdication for health reasons. He took the constitutional oath before the combined chambers of parliament during his enthronement on 21 July 2013, as the 7th King of the Belgians. The…

Podcast: Commonwealth Games, Belgian National Day & Prince William’s Last Day With EAAA

Prince Charles to open Commonwealth Games, Prince George's special treat, Belgium's National Day celebrations, Prince William's last day and a new exhibition at Buckingham Palace. Commonwealth Games 2018 Prince Charles will represent Queen Elizabeth II at the Opening of the Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast next year, where he will read out her message.…

Royal Christmas Eve Speeches, 2016

Philippe, King of the Belgians, King Felipe VI of Spain and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg pre-recorded their messages for national broadcasts on Christmas Eve. King Philippe of Belgium Philippe, King of the Belgians, gave his Christmas and New Year Address in Dutch, French and German, which had been pre-recorded at the Royal Palace in…

A Right Royal Christmas 2014

Christmas speeches from various European monarchs during the Festive Season. We have provided English translations wherever possible. Belgium Christmas and New Year's address by His Majesty, Philippe, King of the Belgians, from Brussels. Transcript of the Speech in French and Dutch. Denmark HM Queen Margrethe II and HRH The Prince Consort and their extended family…

Podcast: New York, Princely Twins & Vale Queen Fabiola

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's successful New York visit, Monaco welcomes Princely twins, Belgium farewells Queen Fabiola and more. This is our second-last show for 2014. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's USA Visit The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge included a visit to the National September 11 Memorial during their three-day visit. View…