Monday, June 1, 2020

Weekly Agenda :: Monday, June 1 - Sunday, June 7, 2020

MONDAY

June 1: Whit Monday / Pentecost Monday (Western Christianity)

June 1: Feast Day of Saint Justin Martyr (Eastern Orthodox Christianity & Roman Catholic)

June 1: Feast Day of The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church (Roman Catholic)

June 1: Feast Day of Saint Angela Merici (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

June 1: Global Day of Parents

June 1: International Children’s Day

June 1: World Milk Day

June 1: World Reef Awareness Day

June 1: Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts

June 1  Albania: Children’s Day

June 1  Germany: 35th Birthday of Prince Christian of Hanover   {1985}

June 1  Romania: Children’s Day

June 1  Brunei: 14th Birthday of Prince Abdul Wakeel of Brunei   {2006}

June 1  Monaco: 1st Civil Wedding Anniversary of Charlotte Casiraghi & Dimitri Rassam   {2019}

June 1  Belgium: Pss Astrid & Pr.Lorenz attend the reopening of the Atomium @ Brussels


TUESDAY

June 2: Feast Day of Saints Marcellinus + Peter, & Erasmus (Roman Catholic)

June 2  France: 4th Birthday of Prince Joseph of Orleans   {2016}

June 2  Greece/Denmark: 80th Birthday of King Constantine II of Greece   {1940}

June 2  Bhutan: 46th Coronation Anniversary of King-Father Jigme Singye Wangchuck of Bhutan   {1974}

June 2  Lesotho: 44th Birthday of Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso (Anna Karabo Mots’oeneng) of Lesotho   {1976}

June 2  UK: 67th Coronation Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Northern Ireland   {1953}

June 2  Sweden: Q.Silvia holds a video meeting with representatives from Mentor

June 2  Sweden: CPss Victoria attends a UN Digital High Level Meeting “Sustainable Ocean Business & the 2030 Agenda”

June 2  Sweden: 82nd Birthday of Princess Desiree of Sweden, Baroness Silfverschiold   {1938}

June 2  Denmark: CP Frederik awards grants from the Crown Prince Frederik Fund @ Frederik VIII’s Palace, Amalienborg, Copenhagen


WEDNESDAY

June 3: Feast Day of Saint Charles Lwanga + Companions (Roman Catholic)

June 3: Ember Wednesday (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

June 3: Feast Day of Saint Kevin (Roman Catholic)

June 3: Feast Day of Queen Saint Clothilde (Roman Catholic)

June 3: Summer Embertide/Ember Day (Western Christianity)

June 3: World Bicycle Day / European Bicycle Day

June 3: Global Running Day

June 3: World Clubfoot Day

June 3  Bulgaria: 18th Birthday of Prince Tirso Panagyurishtski of Bulgaria   {2002}

June 3-10  Brunei: 13th Wedding Anniversary of Princess Majeedah Nuurul Bolkiah of Brunei & Khairul Khalil   {2007}

June 3  Thailand: Queen Suthida’s Birthday

June 3  Thailand: 42nd Birthday of Queen Suthida of Thailand   {1978}

June 3  Qatar: 40th Birthday of Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of Qatar   {1980}

June 3  Netherlands: 14th Birthday of Countess Leonore of Orange-Nassau, Jonkvrouwe van Amsberg   {2006}

June 3  Luxembourg: 36th Birthday of Prince Felix of Luxembourg, Prince of Nassau, Prince of Bourbon-Parma   {1984}

June 3  UK: National Fish + Chips Day

June 3  Sweden: CPss Victoria participates in the digital conference “Building back better – Finance + development leaders in joint action”

June 3  Sweden: Pss Sofia holds a video meeting with Prince Carl Philip’s + Princess Sofia’s Foundation

June 3  Norway: CP Haakon meets with the Council for Religious + Life Stance Communities in Norway (STL) via video

June 3  Norway: CP Haakon holds a video meeting with The Crown Prince + Crown Princess’ Foundation & youth engaged in the Foundation’s supported projects



THURSDAY

June 4: Feast Day of Jesus Christ, the Eternal High Priest (Roman Catholic)

June 4: Feast Day of Blessed Angeline of Marsciano (Roman Catholic)

June 4: Feast Day of Saint Basil (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

June 4: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 4  Tonga: Emancipation Day / Independence Day (1862/1970)

June 4  Bhutan: 30th Birthday of Queen consort Jetsun Pema of Bhutan   {1990}

June 3-10  Brunei: 13th Wedding Anniversary of Princess Majeedah Nuurul Bolkiah of Brunei & Khairul Khalil   {2007}

June 4  Japan: 97th Birthday of Yuriko, Princess Mikasa of Japan   {1923}

June 4  Nepal: 19th Accession + Coronation Anniversary of King Gyanendra of Nepal   {2001} [2nd accession]

June 4  UK: 27th Birthday of Christian Mowatt   {1993}

June 4  Sweden: Q.Silvia holds a video meeting with the Board of the World Childhood Foundation

June 4  Sweden: Pr.Daniel holds a video meeting with the Board of Generation Pep



FRIDAY

June 5: Feast Day of Saint Boniface, Martyr (Roman Catholic)

June 5: Ember Friday (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

June 5: Summer Embertide/Ember Day (Western Christianity)

June 5: The Apodosis of the Feast of the Holy Ascension (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

June 5: Buddha’s Parinirvana (Buddhism; Bhutan)

June 5: World Environment Day

June 5  USA: Anniversary of the Assassination of Senator Bobby Kennedy {1968}

June 5  Bhutan: Buddha’s Parinirvana (Buddhism)

June 3-10  Brunei: 13th Wedding Anniversary of Princess Majeedah Nuurul Bolkiah of Brunei & Khairul Khalil   {2007}

June 5  Belgium/Austria: 58th Birthday of Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este, Princess Imperial of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary + Bohemia, Duchess of Modena   {1962}

June 5  Luxembourg: 2nd Birthday of Zeno Willms   {2018}

June 5  Liechtenstein: 21st Wedding Anniversary of Princess Tatjana of Liechtenstein, Countess of Rietberg & Count Matthias Claus-Just Carl Philipp von Lattorff   {1999}

June 5  Spain: 15th Birthday of Irene Urdangarin y de Borbon, Grandee of Spain   {2005}

June 5  Spain: 4th Birthday of Nicolas Gomez-Acebo y Halamandari   {2016}

June 5  Norway: CP Haakon visits the Norwegian Institute of Marine Research + Raet National Park on the occasion of World Environment Day @ Arendal

June 5  Denmark: National Day / Constitution Day (Denmark & the Faroe Islands, 1849)

June 5  Denmark: Father’s Day


SATURDAY

June 6: Feast Day of Saint Norbert (Roman Catholic)

June 6: Ember Saturday (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

June 6: Summer Embertide/Ember Day (Western Christianity)

June 6: The Saturday of Souls (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

June 6: D-Day (WWII)

June 6: Russian Language Day

June 6: The Wicket World of Croquet Day

June 6  USA: The D-Day Invasion Anniversary

June 6  Germany: Visually Impaired People Day

June 6  Bhutan: 27th Birthday of Princess Ashi Euphelma Choden Wangchuck of Bhutan   {1993}

June 3-10  Brunei: 13th Wedding Anniversary of Princess Majeedah Nuurul Bolkiah of Brunei & Khairul Khalil   {2007}

June 6  Malaysia: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s Birthday

June 6  UAE-Dubai: 1st Wedding Anniversary of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai & Sheikha Sheikha bint Saeed Al Maktoum of Dubai   {2019}

June 6  UAE-Dubai: 1st Wedding Anniversary of Sheikh Ahmad bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai & Sheikha Madiyah bint Dalmouk Al Maktoum of Dubai   {2019}

June 6  UAE-Dubai: 1st Wedding Anniversary of Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai & Sheikha Mariam bint Butti Al Maktoum of Dubai   {2019}

June 6  Belgium: 86th Birthday of King Albert II of Belgium   {1934}

June 6  Sweden: National Day / Swedish Flag Day / Flag Day in Sweden (1523/1809/1974)

June 6  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf  & Q.Silvia attend the Celebration of Sweden’s National Day


SUNDAY

June 7: Trinity Sunday / Sunday of the Holy Trinity (Roman Catholic, Anglican)

June 7: Feast Day of Blessed Franz Jagerstatter (Roman Catholic)

June 7: Orthodox Pentecost / Orthodox Holy Spirit Sunday (Eastern Orthodox Christianity; Greece, Ukraine, etc.)

June 7: Mother’s Day [Algeria, Cameroon, Dominican Republic, France, French Antilles, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Haiti, Mauritius, Senegal, Sweden, Tunisia]

June 7: Father’s Day [Lithuania & Switzerland]

June 7  USA: National Daniel Boone Day

June 7  USA: Anniversary of the The United Colonies' Name Change to The United States {1775}

June 7  Austria: 62nd Birthday of Archduchess Francesca of Austria, Princess Imperial of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary, Croatia + Bohemia, Baroness von Thyssen-Bornemisza   {1958}

June 7  France: Mother’s Day

June 7  Greece: Orthodox Pentecost / Orthodox Holy Spirit Sunday (Eastern Orthodox Christianity)

June 7  Romania: 60th Birthday of Prince Radu of Romania   {1960}

June 7  Brunei: 5th Birthday of Prince Muhammed Aiman of Brunei   {2015}

June 3-10  Brunei: 13th Wedding Anniversary of Princess Majeedah Nuurul Bolkiah of Brunei & Khairul Khalil   {2007}

June 7  Morocco: Mother’s Day 

June 7  Morocco: 33rd Wedding Anniversary of Princess Lalla Asma of Morocco & Khalid Bouchentouf   {1987} [ZIFAF]

June 7  Sweden: Mother’s Day 

June 7  Norway: Day of the Dissolution of the Union with Sweden (1905)

June 7  Denmark: 51st Birthday of Prince Joachim of Denmark, Count of Monpezat   {1969}


Monday, May 25, 2020

Weekly Agenda :: Monday, May 25 - Sunday, May 31, 2020

MONDAY

May 25: Feast Day of Pope Saint Gregory VII (Roman Catholic)

May 25: Feast Day of Saint Bede the Venerable (Roman Catholic)

May 25: Feast Day of Saint Mary Magdalene de’ Pazzi (Roman Catholic)

May 25: Feast Day of Pope Saint Urban I (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 25: Feast Day of Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat (Roman Catholic)

May 25: Feast Day of the 3rd Finding of the Precious Head of Saint John the Baptist (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

May 25: Ramzan Id / Eid ul-Fitar (Islam; India)

May 25: African Liberation Day

May 25: World Multiple Sclerosis Day

May 25: Geek Pride Day

May 25: International Missing Children’s Day

May 25: Towel Day {Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy}

May 25: Africa Day (Gambia, Guinea, Lesotho, Mali, Mauritania, Namibia, Zimbabwe) / Africa Freedom Day (Zambia)

May 23-25  USA: Memorial Day Weekend

May 25  USA: Memorial Day (USA, Guam)

May 25  USA: National Missing Children’s Day

May 25  Jordan: National Day / Independence Day (1946)

May 25  Netherlands: 54th Birthday of Princess Petra Laurentien of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau   {1966}

May 25  Netherlands/Bourbon-Parma: 38th Birthday of Princess Viktoria of Bourbon-Parma, Countess of Bardi, Duchess of San Jaime, Countess of Montizon   {1982}

May 25  Netherlands: 16th Birthday of Samuel van Vollenhoven   {2004}

May 25  Belgium: K.Phillipe holds an audience with Mrs. Sophie Wilmes, Prime Minister

May 25  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales holds a Meeting with Mr. Antonio Guterres (Secretary-General of the UN) via telephone

May 25  UK: 8th Birthday of Tane Lewis   {2012}

May 25  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a videoconference with the Tarragona Bar Association @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 25  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a Meeting with members of the Scientific Council of the Elcano Royal Institute @ Elcano Royal Institute Headquarters, Madrid

May 25  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf holds a video meeting with the Board of the Prince Gustaf Adolf Foundation & Princess Sibylla’s Memorial Fund

May 25  Sweden: Pr.Daniel holds a video meeting with the Steering Group of Prince Daniels Fellowship

May 25  Norway: K.Harald V holds an audience with the Chief of Defense [with attendance from: CP Haakon]


TUESDAY

May 26: Feast Day of Saint Philip Neri (Roman Catholic)

May 26  Poland: Mother’s Day in Poland

May 26  Georgia: Independence Day / Republic Day (1918)

May 26-27  Indonesia: Cuti Bersama

May 26  Eswatini: 15th Wedding Anniversary of King Mswati III of Eswatini & Inkhosikati LaNtentesa of Eswatini (Nolighwa Ayanda Ntentesa) {2005}

May 26  Monaco: Pr.Albert II visits the 2 COVID-19 serological screening centres that will soon test free of charge & is tested himself as an example @ the Leo Ferre Space, the Grimaldi Forum

May 26  Netherlands: Q.Maxima gives a digital speech during the online platform meeting ‘#Financial vulnerability in a (new) economic reality’, the Hague

May 26  Netherlands: Q.Maxima makes a working visit to OLVG @ Amsterdam

May 26  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales holds a Meeting with the Rt.Hon.Mia Mottley MP (Prime Minister of Barbados) via telephone

May 26  UK: 30th Birthday of Zenouska Mowatt   {1990}

May 26  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with representatives of the Carrefour Group @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 26  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with the Spanish Confederation of Travel Agencies @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 26  Sweden: CPss Victoria & Pr.Daniel hold a video call with Tillvaxtverket

May 26  Norway: K.Harald V presides over the Council of State @ the Royal Palace, Oslo [with attendance from: CP Haakon]

May 26  Denmark: 52nd Birthday of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, Count of Monpezat   {1968}

May 26  Denmark: Pss Benedikte holds a board meeting + general meeting of Queen Ingrid’s Honorary Legate @ Copenhagen


WEDNESDAY

May 27: Feast Day of Saint Augustine/Austin of Canterbury (Eastern Orthodox Christianity, Roman Catholic, Anglican)

May 27: Leavetaking/Apodosis of Pascha (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

May 27: Feast Day of Saint Bede the Venerable (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 27: Feast Day of Pope Saint John I, Martyr (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 27: Feast Day of Our Lady of Naples (Roman Catholic; Italy)

May 27-28: Ascension of Baha’u’llah {Baha’i}

May 27: World Otter Day

May 27: WWII -  Anniversary of The British Navy Sinking the Bismarck (German battleship) {1941}

May 26-27  Indonesia: Cuti Bersama

May 27  Thailand: 39th Birthday of Prince Vacharaesorn Mahidol of Thailand   {1981}

May 27  Qatar: 10th Birthday of Sheikha Naylah bint Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar   {2010}

May 27  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander makes a working visit to Overschild & Siddeburen in the municipality of Groningen for talks with victims of natural gas extraction-caused earthquakes

May 27  Luxembourg: GD Henri visit the Recycling Center + Hygiene Service of the City of Luxembourg

May 27  Liechtenstein: 17th Birthday of Prince Moritz of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {2003}

May 27  UK: 6th Birthday of Hon. Louis Windsor   {2014}

May 27  UK: Q.Elizabeth II holds a Meeting with General Sir Nicholas Carter (Chief of the Defense Staff) via video link

May 27  UK: Q.Elizabeth II holds an audience via telephone with The Rt.Hon.Boris Johnson MP (Prime Minister + First Lord of the Treasury)

May 27  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal views a Presentation of the International Olympic Committee via a video conference call

May 27  Spain: K.Felipe VI, Q.Letizia, Infa Leonor Pss of Asturias & Infa Sofia participate in a Minute of Silence on the occasion of the official declaration of mourning throughout the country for those killed by the COVID-19 pandemic @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 27  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf holds a video meeting with the World Nature Fund WWF’s Annual Meeting

May 27  Sweden: Q.Silvia holds a video meeting with the Board of Mentor International

May 27  Sweden: Pr.Daniel attends a Digital Inspirational Lecture with entrepreneurs in Prince Daniels Fellowship

May 27  Sweden: Pr.Daniel attends a digital inspiration lecture with Prince Daniels Fellowship on entrepreneurship as a summer job

May 27  Norway: CP Haakon meets with Norwegian entrepreneurs & Innovation Norway on video

May 27  Denmark: CP Frederik participates in the State of Green’s launch of “Green Talks” @ the House of Green, Copenhagen

May 27  Denmark/Germany: 10th Civil Wedding Anniversary of Princess Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg & Alexander Johannsmann   {2010}


THURSDAY

May 28: Feast Day of the Holy Ascension of Jesus / Ascension Thursday (Eastern Orthodox Christianity)

May 28: Feast Day of Saint Augustine of Canterbury (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 28: Feast Day of the Venerable Pierre Toussaint (Roman Catholic)

May 28: Feast Day of the Relics of Our Lady (Roman Catholic; Venice, Italy)

May 28: Shavuot Eve / Erev Shavuot (Judaism; Israel)

May 28: Ascension of Baha’u’llah / Observance of the Anniversary of the Death of Baha’u'llah {Baha’i}

May 27-28: Ascension of Baha’u’llah {Baha’i}

May 28  France/Spain: 10th Birthday of Prince Louis (Luis) of Bourbon, Duke of Burgundy   {2010} [TWIN]

May 28  France/Spain: 10th Birthday of Prince Alphonse (Alfonso) of Bourbon, Duke of Berry   {2010} [TWIN]

May 28  Netherlands: Q.Maxima makes a working visit to Texel

May 28  Belgium: Q.Mathilde visits Gediflora to meet with several women entrepreneurs active in the production of ornamental plants @ Oostnieuwkerke, Staden

May 28  Luxembourg: GD Henri visits the Center for Advanced Care @ Ettelbruck

May 28  UK: 63rd Birthday of Sylvana Windsor, Countess of St. Andrews   {1957}

May 28  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf holds a video call with the Director of Public Health (Johan Carlsson)

May 28  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf, Q.Silvia, CPss Victoria & Pr.Daniel hold a video call with Sweden’s governors

May 28  Sweden: CPss Victoria & Pr.Daniel hold a video call with Vinnova

May 28  Sweden: Pr.Daniel participates in a video meeting with the Steering Group of Princess Estelle’s Cultural Foundation

May 28  Norway: K.Harald V holds an audience with the Minister of Foreign Affairs [with attendance from: Q.Silvia & CP Haakon]


FRIDAY

May 29: Shavuot @ sundown / Festival of First Fruits (Judaism; Israel)

May 29-30: Shavuot / Feast of Weeks {Judaism}

May 29: Feast Day of Saint Mary Magdalene de Pazzi (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 29: Feast Day of Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat (Roman Catholic)

May 29: International Day of UN Peacekeepers

May 29: Anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary Reaching the Summit of Mt. Everest {1953}

May 29: World Digestive Health Day

May 29  USA: Birthday of President John F. Kennedy (1917)

May 29  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander makes a working visit to the Utrecht Central Station & NS

May 29  Netherlands: 22nd Civil Wedding Anniversary of Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau & Princess Marie Helene “Marilene” of Orange-Nassau   {1998}

May 29 Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a videoconference with the National Association of Pig Livestock Products – ANPROGAPOR @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 29  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a videoconference with the General Council of Colleges of Property Administrators @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 29  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a call with the Union of Bull Breeders of Lidia – UCTL @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 29  Spain: Q.Letizia holds a videoconference with the Spanish Confederation of People with Physical + Organic Disabilities – COCEMFE @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 29  Spain: Q.Letizia holds a videoconference with the CERMI Women Foundation @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 29  Sweden: Pr.Carl Philip attends lays a wreath on the occasion of Veterans Day @ the National Veterans Monument, the Royal Djurgarden

May 29  Sweden: Pr.Carl Philip attends the Veterans Day ceremony @ Livgardet, Kungsangen

May 29  Norway: K.Harald V presides over the Council of State @ the Royal Palace, Oslo [with attendance from: CP Haakon]

May 29  Norway: CP Haakon holds an audience with the departing Aide-De-Camps, Major Henrik Hove


SATURDAY

May 29-30: Shavuot / Feast of Weeks {Judaism}

May 30: Shavuot (Judaism)

May 30: Feast Day of Pope Saint Felix I, Martyr (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 30: Feast Day of Saint Joan of Arc (Roman Catholic)

May 30: Feast Day of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (Roman Catholic; Mexico)

May 30: Pentecost Eve (Western Christianity; Norway, Sweden, etc.)

May 30: World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day

May 30  Netherlands: 22nd Religious Wedding Anniversary of Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau & Princess Marie Helene “Marilene” of Orange-Nassau   {1998}

May 30  Belgium/Austria: It is reported that Pr.Joachim of Belgium Archdk of Austria-Este has tested positive for coronavirus after attending a party in Cordoba, Spain. He traveled there using his diplomatic passport from Belgium to Madrid, Spain, & took a train to Cordoba on May 24.  He attended a party attended by 27 people (over the maximum allowed in that Spanish province which is 15). He did not respect the 14-day quarantine for foreigners entering Spain.

May 30  UK: 10th Birthday of Lyla Gilman   {2010}

May 30  Spain: Day of the Canary Islands in the Canary Islands, Spain

May 30  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a videoconference with the Operations Command on the occasion of Armed Forces Day @ Retamares Base, Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid

May 30  Spain: 9th Birthday of Alvaro Gomez-Acebo y Cano   {2011}

May 30  Sweden: Pentecost Eve (Western Christianity)

May 30  Norway: Pentecost Eve (Western Christianity)


SUNDAY

May 31: Pentecost / Whit Sunday / Whitsunday / Commemoration of the Descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles + Women Followers of Jesus (7th Sunday after Easter) (Western Christianity, Roman Catholic, Anglican, some Protestant, etc.)

May 31: Feast Day of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Roman Catholic)

May 31: Feast Day of the Queenship of Mary & Our Lady, Mediatrix of All Graces (Roman Catholic)

May 31: Sunday of the Fathers of the 1st Council (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

May 31: World No Tobacco Day

May 31: International Flight Attendant Day

May 31: Mother’s Day (Senegal, Sweden)

May 31  Brunei: Royal Brunei Armed Forces Day

May 31  Netherlands: 15th Birthday of Felicia van Lippe-Biesterfeld van Vollenhoven   {2005}

May 31  Luxembourg: 62nd Birthday of Helene Vestur   {1958}

May 31  Spain: Day of Castile-La Mancha in Castile-La Mancha, Spain

May 31  Sweden: Mother’s Day


Monday, May 18, 2020

Weekly Agenda :: Monday, May 18 - Sunday, May 24, 2020

MONDAY

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 18: Feast Day of Pope Saint John I (Roman Catholic)

May 18: Feast Day of Saint Eric (Roman Catholic)

May 18: International AIDS Candlelight Memorial

May 18: International Museum Day

May 18  Canada: Victoria Day

May 18  Belgium: K.Philippe holds a telephone audience with Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes

May 18  Belgium: The Belgian Royal Court releases photos of Pss Elisabeth Dss of Brabant, Pr.Gabriel, Pr.Emmanuel & Pss Eleonore making phone calls during the Coronavirus quarantine

May 18  Liechtenstein: 19th Birthday of Prince Alfons of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {2001}

May 18  Liechtenstein: 12th Birthday of Prince Benedikt of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {2008}

May 18  UK: Q.Elizabeth II holds an audience with The Rt.Hon. Justin Trudea MP (Prime Minister of Canada) via telephone @ Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire

May 18  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge & Catherine Dss of Cambridge mark Mental Health Awareness Week by broadcasting a special message for the Mental Health Minute Message

May 18  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal holds an Audience via a video conference call with Brigadier David Allfrey upon relinquishing his appointment as Chief Executive of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo & Major General Frances Howes upon assuming the appointment as Chief Executive

May 18  UK: 1st Wedding Anniversary of Lady Gabriella Kingston & Thomas Kingston   {2019}

May 18  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia attend the Presentation of the COTEC Report @ the Central Building of the Telephone District, Madrid

May 18  Denmark/Germany: 1st Wedding Anniversary of Princess Alexandra of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Countess Ahlefelft-Laurvig-Bille & Count Michael Ahlefelft-Laurvig-Bille   {2019}


TUESDAY

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 19: Laylat al Qadr / Laylatul Qadr / Night of Power / Laila Al-Qadr (Islam)

May 19: Feast Day of Saint Theophilus of Corte (Roman Catholic)

May 19: Feast Day of Pope Saint Peter Celestine V (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 19  USA: Malcolm X Day

May 19  France: 55th Birthday of Prince Jean of Orleans, Count of Paris, Duke of Vendome   {1965}

May 19  Qatar: 2nd Birthday of Sheikha Moza bint Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar   {2018}

May 19  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander makes a working visit to the Adelante Rehabilitation Center @ Hoensbroek

May 19  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander visits entrepreneurs with contact professions in Stein (a hairdresser, an optician, nail salon & physiotherapist) @ the Stein Shopping Center, Stein

May 19  Netherlands: Q.Maxima makes a working visit to the distribution center of the Delft Food Bank

May 19  Netherlands: 19th Religious Wedding Anniversary of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands & Princess Petra Laurentien of the Netherlands  {2001}

May 19  Belgium: K.Philippe & Q.Mathilde visit the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium

May 19  Liechtenstein: 48th Birthday of Prince Alexander of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {1972}

May 19  UK: 2nd Wedding Anniversary of Prince Henry “Harry” of Wales, Duke of Sussex & Rachel Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex   {2018}

May 19  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a videoconference with the Institute of Engineering of Spain @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 19  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with METRO of Madrid @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 19  Spain: Q.Letizia holds a videoconference with the FAD Board of Trustees @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 19  Sweden: Q.Silvia holds a telephone meeting with Mrs. Elke Budenbender (First Lady of Germany)

May 19  Sweden: Pr.Daniel participates in the SM in UF Business & the Presentation of SvD Business Bragd, via digital link

May 19  Sweden: Pss Sofia holds a video meeting with the Board of the Sophia Home


WEDNESDAY

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 20: Lailat al Qadr / Night of Destiny {Islam}

May 20: Feast Day of Saint Bernardine of Siena, Priest (Roman Catholic)

May 20: Feast Day of the Relics of Saint Alexis (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

May 20: World Bee Day

May 20: International Clinical Trials Day

May 20  USA: Emancipation Day in Florida, USA

May 20  Greece/Denmark: 53rd Birthday of Prince Pavlos of Greece + Denmark, Crown Prince of Greece   {1967}

May 20  Jordan: 41st Birthday of Prince Rashid bin El Hassan of Jordan   {1979}

May 20  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander swears-in Mrs. J. (Jade) Gundelach & Mrs. Prof. W. (Willemien) den Ouden as State Councilors in the Administrative Jurisdiction Division of the Council of State

May 20  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander swears-in Mrs. C. (Catelijne) Caminada as Councilor of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands @ Huis ten Bosch Palace

May 20  Netherlands: Q.Maxima makes a working visit to the Department of Medical Mircobiology of the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)

May 20  Netherlands/Bourbon-Parma: 6th Birthday of Alaia-Maria Brenninkmeijer   {2014}

May 20  Belgium: K.Philippe meets with Dr. Pierre Ryckmans (General + Medical Coordinator of the non-profit organization Infirmiers de Rue)

May 20  Belgium: The Belgian Royal Palace announces that Pss Elisabeth Dss of Brabant will join the Royal Military Academy in Brussels for a 1-year education, on Aug. 31, 2020, studying social + military sciences.  The palace also releases new photos of Pss Elisabeth Dss of Brabant, shown jogging to physically prepare.

May 20  Belgium: Pss Astrid delivers a video message for the start of the 1st online edition of the National Games, organized by Special Olympics Belgium

May 20  Luxembourg: GD Henri visits the sorting center of POST Luxembourg @ Bettembourg

May 20  UK: Q.Elizabeth II holds a Council via telephone @ Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire

May 20  UK: Q.Elizabeth II holds an audience with The Rt.Hon.Boris Johsnon MP (Prime Minister + First Lord of the Treasury) via telephone @ Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire

May 20  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales holds a Meeting of the Advisory Council of the British Asian Trust via video link

May 20  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge holds a video conference call with representatives from Lifelines Scotland & emergency responders across Scotland

May 20  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge & Catherine Dss of Cambridge thank staff + volunteers of Shire Hall Care House in Cardiff, Wales, & call a bingo game for residents via video conference (talk to staff + residents from Shire Hall Care Home, Cardiff, Wales, via video link)

May 20  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex holds a Meeting via telephone with Lieutenant Colonel Ruthven Burdon-Cooper upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer of the Royal Wessex Yeomanry & Lieutenant Colonel Charles Speers upon assuming the appointment

May 20  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester holds a Meeting with Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Gossage [Commanding Officer of the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia)] via telephone

May 20  UK: 10th Birthday of Lady Cosima Windsor   {2010}

May 20  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with the “Young Literature field” @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 20  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with the “music field” @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 20  Spain: 47th Birthday of Luis Beltran Gomez-Acebo y de Borbon   {1973}

May 20  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf holds a video call with Director General Dan Eliasson (Swedish Agency for Social Protection + Emergency Preparedness – MSB)

May 20  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf, Q.Silvia, CPss Victoria & Pr.Daniel hold a video call with Permanent Secretary Goran K. Hansson & representatives from the Royal Academy of Sciences

May 20  Sweden: CPss Victoria & Pr.Daniel hold a video meeting with Ing-Marie Wieselgren (Project Manager for Mission Mental Health)

May 20  Sweden: CPss Victoria & Pr.Daniel hold a video call with representatives from the European Center for Disease Prevention + Control (ECDC)

May 20  Sweden: CPss Victoria & Pr.Daniel hold a video meeting with the Board of the Crown Princess Couple’s Foundation

May 20  Sweden: CPss Victoria, Pss Estelle & Pr.Oscar visit the honeybee hives @ Haga Palace

May 20  Norway: K.Harald V holds an audience with The Prime Minister [with attendance from: CP Haakon]

May 20  Norway: K.Harald V presides over the Council of State @ the Royal Palace, Oslo [with attendance from: CP Haakon]

May 20  Norway: Q.Sonja & CP Haakon send a video greeting to the opening of the Bergen International Festival

May 20  Norway: Pss Martha Louise attends the board meeting of Princess Martha Louise’s Fund by video conference

May 20  Denmark: CP Frederik & Pr.Christian visit the Danish sports team Astralis during their training day @ Copenhagen



THURSDAY

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 21: Feast Day of Saints Constantine + Helena/Helen, Equal-to-the-Apostles / Saint Helena’s Day (Eastern Orthodox Christianity & Roman Catholic; Island of St. Helena)

May 21: Feast Day of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus into Heaven / Ascension Day (Western Christianity, Roman Catholic, etc.)

May 21: Feast Day of Saint Christopher/Cristobal Magallanes + Companions (Roman Catholic)

May 21: Feast Day of Saint Andrew Bobola (Roman Catholic)

May 21: Feast Day of Our Lady of Vladimir (Roman Catholic; Russia)

May 21: Nowruz / Ancient Iranian Festival of the 1st Day of Spring + the Iranian New Year {Zoroastrian}

May 21: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue + Development

May 21  USA: National American Red Cross Founder’s Day {1881}

May 21  USA: Red Nose Day

May 21  Germany: Father’s Day

May 21  Montenegro: Independence Day (2006)

May 21  Monaco: 2nd Birthday of Francesco Casiraghi   {2018}

May 21  Belgium: 19th Birthday of Leopoldo Moncada   {2001}

May 21  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge holds a Meeting about marine conservation with people in Wester Ross, Northwest Highlands, via video link

May 21  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge holds a Meeting with Mr. William Gates (Co-Chairman +Trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) via telephone

May 21  UK: Kensington Palace releases a photo of Catherine Dss of Cambridge working on her ‘Back to Nature’ garden last year, to mark the Chelsea Flower Show going digital this year

May 21  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal holds a Meeting via video link with Mr. Ian Davenport upon relinquishing his appointment as Chief Executive of the Royal National Children’s SpringBoard Foundation & Mrs. A. Henderson upon assuming the appointment

May 21  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester holds a Meeting with Mrs. Jacqueline Staunton (Chairman of Trustees of Canine Partners for Independence) & Mrs. Nicola Martin (Chief Executive) via conference call

May 21  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester holds a Meeting with Mr. Steven Ford (Chief Executive of Parkinson’s UK) via telephone

May 21  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia visit the Central Supply Markets of Madrid (Mercamadrid) @ the Central Supply Markets of Madrid, Madrid

May 21  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a telephone conversation with the President of the General Council of Spanish Lawyers @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 21  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a telephone conversation with the President of the General Council of Attorneys of Spain @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 21  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a telephone conversation with the President of the General Council of Official Colleges of Social Graduates of Spain @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid



FRIDAY

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 22: Jumatul Bidah / Friday of Farewell {Islam}

May 22: Feast Day of Saint Rita of Cascia (Roman Catholic)

May 22-23: Declaration of the Bab {Baha’i}

May 22: International Day for Biological Diversity

May 22  USA: Anniversary of the Debut of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood {1967}

May 22  USA: National Maritime Day

May 22  Israel: Mother’s Day

May 22  Israel: Jerusalem Day

May 22  Portugal: Leiria Day

May 22  Indonesia: Cuti Bersama

May 22  Jordan: 6th Wedding Anniversary of Princess Ayah bint Al Faisal of Jordan & Mohammed Talal Halawani   {2014}

May 22  Luxembourg: GD Henri visits the banding center/station for migratory birds @ the Schlammwiss Nature Reserve

May 22  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales holds a Meeting with The President of the Republic of Rwanda via telephone

May 22  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge speaks to shielded individuals in Northamptonshire by telephone during the COVID-19 pandemic

May 22  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge holds a Meeting with Mr. Jason Knauf (Chief Executive of the Royal Foundation of The Duke + Duchess of Cambridge) via telephone

May 22  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal participates in a Board Meeting with the Trustees of Animal Health Trust via video link

May 22  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a videoconference with the Spanish Logistics Center @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 22  Spain: 16th Wedding Anniversary of King Felipe VI of Spain & Queen Letizia of Spain   {2004}

May 22  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with the Spanish Conference of Commerce @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 22  Spain: Q.Letizia holds a videoconference with the National Federation of Sports Facilities + Gyms @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid



SATURDAY

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 23-24: Eid al-Fitr / the Feast of Breaking the Fast (Islam)

May 23: End of Ramadan / Ramadan Feast Eve (Islam)

May 22-23: Declaration of the Bab {Baha’i}

May 23: Declaration of the Bab {Baha’i}

May 23: Feast Day of Saint Gregory VII (Roman Catholic)

May 23: International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

May 23: World Turtle Day

May 23: International Jazz Day

May 23: World Crohn’s + Colitis Day

May 23-25  USA: Memorial Day Weekend

May 23  Germany: Constitution Day

May 23  Belgium: Graduation of Pss Elisabeth Dss of Brabant from the UWC Atlantic College, in Wales, UK

May 23  Luxembourg: HGD Guillaume participates in the initiative of the Luxembourg Scouts’ “All Dag eng BA”

May 23  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent attends the re-naming of The Sir William Arnold & commissioning as a Lifeboat Museum @ St. Katherine Docks, London


SUNDAY

May 23-24: Eid al-Fitr / the Feast of Breaking the Fast (Islam)

May 24: Eid-al-Fitr / End of Ramadan / Idul Fitri / Feast of the Breaking of the Fast (Islam)

May 24: Feast Day of Mary, Help of Christians (Roman Catholic)

May 24: Feast Day of Saint Mary Magdalene de’ Pazzi (Roman Catholic)

May 24: Feast Day of Saint Joanna (Roman Catholic)

May 24: Saints Cyril + Methodius’ Day (Eastern Orthodox Christian; North Macedonia)

May 24: Sunday of the Blind Man (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

May 24: Feast Day of the Venerable Symeon the Stylite (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

May 24: World Orienteering Day

May 24: World Schizophrenia Day

May 24: International Women’s Day for Peace + Disarmament

May 23-25  USA: Memorial Day Weekend

May 24  USA: Brother’s Day

May 24  Bulgaria: Culture + Literacy Day /  Bulgarian Education, Culture + Slavonic Literature Day in Bulgaria

May 24  Italy/Greece: 9th Birthday of Prince Amedeo of Savoy-Aosta, Duke of Abruzzi   {2011}

May 24  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander attends Memorial Day on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands @ the American Cemetery Margraten

May 24  Liechtenstein: 25th Birthday of Prince Joseph Wenzel of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {1995}

May 24  Denmark: 12th Wedding Anniversary of Prince Joachim of Denmark & Princess Marie of Denmark   {2008}

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Weekly Agenda :: Monday, May 11 - Sunday, May 17, 2020

MONDAY

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 11: Feast Day of Saints Cyril + Methodius (Eastern Orthodox Christian, Roman Catholic)

May 11: Feast Day of Saint Ignatius of Laconi (Roman Catholic)

May 11: Feast Day of Saints Philip + James the Apostles (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 11: Feast Day of Our Lady of Aparecida, Patroness of Brazil (Roman Catholic)

May 11  Greece: 78th Birthday of Princess Irene of Greece + Denmark   {1942}

May 11  Romania: The government of Prime Minister Ludovic Orban of Romania grants free use of the Elisabeta Palace @ Bucharest, to HM’s Household Association, the organization that runs the affairs of the household of CPss Margarita of Romania, for 49 years

May 11  Bhutan: 57th Birthday of Queen Ashi Sangay Choden Wangchuck of Bhutan   {1963}

May 11  Thailand: Royal Ploughing Ceremony Day

May 11  Japan: Emprss Masako attends a sericultural ritual & feeds mulberry leaves to silkworms @ Momijiyama Imperial Cocoonery, the Imperial Palace, Tokyo

May 11  Belgium: K.Philippe holds a telephone audience with Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes

May 11  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales hold a Meeting with Mr. Simon Coveney (the Tanaiste & Minsiter for Foreign Affairs for Ireland) via telephone

May 11  UK: Catherine Dss of Cambridge & Sophie Ctss of Wessex hold conference calls with nurses from around the Commonwealth in advance of International Nurses Day tomorrow [talk to nurses from L.V. Prasad Eye Institute & Apollo Hospitals in Hyderabad, India; talk to nurses from Gidgee Healing in Queensland, Australia; talk to nurses from Phalombe District Hospital in Malawi; talk to nurses from Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps in Cyprus; talk to nurses from Aberdeen Women’s Centre in Freetown, Sierra Leone; talk to nurses from Evelina London Children’s Hospital in London; & talk to nurses from Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre in Nassau, the Bahamas]

May 11  UK: Pr.Harry of Wales Dk of Sussex appears on BBC’s The One Show to speak with the families of WWII survivors who suffered horrific burns during the conflict

May 11  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex opens the Nightingale Hospital Wing of Jersey General Hospital via video link

May 11  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a videoconference with the Union of Steel Companies (UNESID) @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 11  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a videoconference with the Association of Airlines (ALA) @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 11  Spain: Q.Letizia participates in Volunteer Day @ the Spanish Red Cross Center, the Headquarters of the Spanish Red Cross, Madrid

May 11  Spain: Q.Letizia holds a telephone conversation with Mrs. Brigitte Macron, First Lady of France @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 11  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf holds a video call with Prime Minister Stefan Lofven

May 11  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf holds a video meeting with HM the King’s Council for Land + Building Issues

May 11  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Pr.Daniel hold a digital audience with Swedish business representatives

May 11  Sweden: Q.Silvia holds a video meeting with the Board of the Silvia Home Foundation

May 11  Sweden: CPss Victoria holds a digital meeting with SeaBOS

May 11  Sweden: Pss Sofia holds a video meeting with the reference group in Skandia – Ideas for Life

May 11  Denmark: CP Frederik & CPss Mary release a photo of their feet while they watch an online broadcast of the Royal Theater’s compilation of the Hojskolesangbogen at home, to support theater & opera


TUESDAY

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 12: Lag BaOmer / Lag B’Omer / 33rd Day of Counting the Omer (Judaism; Israel, etc.)

May 12: Feast Day of Saints Nereus, Achilleus, + Domitilla (Roman Catholic)

May 12: Feast Day of Saint Pancras (Roman Catholic)

May 12: St. Joana’s Day (Roman Catholic; Portugal)

May 12: Feast Day of Saint Leopold of Mandic (Roman Catholic)

May 12: Feast Day of Blessed Imelda (Roman Catholic)

May 12: Feast Day of Saint Epiphanios of Cypros (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

May 12: St. Andrew’s Day / Saint Andrea/Andrew the First-called Day (Georgian Orthodox Christianity; Georgia)

May 12: International Nurses Day

May 12  USA: National Hospital Day

May 12  Montenegro: 13th Civil Wedding Anniversary of Hereditary Prince Boris Petrovic-Njegos of Montenegro & Hereditary Princess Veronique of Montenegro   {2007}

May 12  Montenegro: 11th Wedding Anniversary of Princess Altinai Petrovic-Njegos of Montenegro & Anton Martynov   {2009}

May 12  Jordan: 32nd Birthday of Princess Zeina Rashid of Jordan   {1988}

May 12  Netherlands: Q.Maxima visits AFPRO Filters @ Alkmaar

May 12  Belgium: K.Philippe holds an online conversation with Joke De Nul, Lien De Ruyck, Anthony Liekens & Sofie Verhalle (part of the citizen initiatives “coronadenktank” & “Communicatiepro’s tegen Covid-19”)

May 12  Belgium: Q.Mathilde participates in an online conversation with residents of 1Toit2Ages non-profit housing project

May 12  Luxembourg/Liechtenstein: 35th Birthday of Princess Maria Anunciata of Liechtenstein, Countess of Rietberg   {1985}

May 12  Liechtenstein: 46th Birthday of Prince Wenzeslaus of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {1974}

May 12  UK: Q.Elizabeth II holds an audience with Professor Kathleen McCourt (President of the Commonwealth Nurses + Midwives Federation, & Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing), via telephone, on the occasion of International Nurses Day

May 12  UK: members of the British Royal Family send video greetings to nurses on the occasion of International Nurses Day [with participation from: Q.Elizabeth II (via telephone), Pr.Charles Pr of Wales, Camilla Dss of Cornwall, Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge, Catherine Dss of Cambridge, Sophie Ctss of Wessex, Pss Anne Pss Royal & Pss Alexandra of Kent]

May 12  UK: Camilla Dss of Cornwall joins the judging session for BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words creative-writing competition via video link

May 12  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge holds a Meeting with the Rt.Hon.Robert Jenrick MP (Secretary of State for Housing, Communities + Local Government) & Dame Louise Casey (Chairman of HM Government’s Covid-19 Rough Sleeping Response Taskforce) via a conference call

May 12  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge talks to young people who are supported by the Centrepoint charity + members of staff, via video link

May 12  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex holds a Meeting with Ms. Caroline Glen (Director of Fundraising of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award) via video link

May 12  UK: Sophie Ctss of Wessex holds a Meeting with Dr. Denis Mukwege (Founder of Panzi Hospital) via telephone

May 12  UK: Sophie Ctss of Wessex visits St. Peter’s Hospital with the NHS’s voluntary group ‘Nourish our Nurses’ to celebrate International Nurses Day @ Chertsey

May 12  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal holds an Audience via a conferene call with Sir David Tweedie upon relinquishing his appointment as Chairman of Leuchie House & Mr. Stephen Pearson upon assuming the appointment

May 12  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester holds a Meeting with Professor David Green (Vice Chancellor of the University of Worcester) via telephone

May 12  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester holds a Meeting with the Reverend Canon Simon Butler (Senior Treasurer + Chairman of Trustees of the Clregy Support Trust) via telephone

May 12  UK: Pss Alexandra of Kent holds a Meeting via telephone with Captain Lisa Taylor (Head of the Naval Nursing Service) to mark International Nurses Day

May 12  UK: Pss Alexandra of Kent holds a Meeting via telephone with Group Captain Fionnuala Bradley (Matron-in-Chief of Princess Mary’s Royal Air Force Nursing Service) to mark International Nurses Day

May 12  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with the President of the General Council Official Associations of Doctors @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 12  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with the President of the General Council Official Colleges of Nursing @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 12  Sweden: Q.Silvia holds a telephone meeting with the Society for the Annual Meeting of the Labor Employment Promotion

May 12  Sweden: CPss Victoria & Pr.Daniel make a digital visit to St. Erik’s Gymnasium & the National Gymnasium for the Disabled

May 12  Sweden: Pss Sofia participates in a video meeting with the Board of Skandia Ideas for Life

May 12  Norway: K.Harald V presides over the Council of State @ the Royal Palace, Oslo [with attendance from: CP Haakon]

May 12  Norway: Q.Sonja sends a video greeting to the Norwegian Nurses Organization on the occasion of International Nurses Day 2020

May 12  Denmark: CP Frederik attends the annual steering committee meeting of the Crown Prince Frederiks Center for Public Management at Aarhus University, via a video meeting @ Frederik VIII’s Palace, Amalienborg, Copenhagen


WEDNESDAY

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 13: Feast Day of Our Lady of Fatima (Roman Catholic)

May 13: Feast Day of Saint Robert Bellarmine (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 13: Mid-Pentecost (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

May 13: Feast Day of Saints Sergius & Irene (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

May 13  Bulgaria: 50th Birthday of Princess Maria of Bulgaria, Princess of Vidin   {1970}

May 13  Portugal: 25th Wedding Anniversary of Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza, Prince Royal of Portugal & Isabel, Duchess of Braganza {1995}

May 13-15  Cambodia: National Holiday to celebrate the birthday of King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia {1953}

May 13  Cambodia: The King’s Birthday

May 13  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander makes a working visit to the Bernhard Barracks of the Territorial Operation Center @ Amersfoort

May 13  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander make a working visit to the Genneper Parken Sports Area @ Eindhoven

May 13  Luxembourg: The Grand Ducal Court releases new photos of Pr.Charles, including his parents HGD Guillaume & HGDss Stephanie

May 13  Luxembourg: HGD Guillaume, HGDss Stephanie & Pr.Charles leave the Maternite Grande-Duchesse Charlotte, Luxembourg City, & will be living @ Fischbach

May 13  Luxembourg: HGD Guillaume signs the birth certificate of Pr.Charles with the Civil Registry of the City of Luxembourg

May 13  Liechtenstein: 20th Birthday of Lukas von Lattorff   {2000}

May 13  UK: Q.Elizabeth II holds an audience with The Rt.Hon.Boris Johnson MP (Prime Minister + First Lord of the Treasury) via telephone

May 13  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge & Catherine Dss of Cambridge speak to volunteers from Shout via video link

May 13  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex holds a Meeting with Mrs. Susie Falkner (Chief Executive of the International Real Tennis Professionals Association Limited) via video link

May 13  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex participates in a video conference with the Trustees of The Prince Philip Trust Fund for the Royal Borough of Windsor + Maidenhead

May 13  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal participates in a video conference call with Opportunity International UK (a Panel Discussion with Opportunity International UK staff + global partners)

May 13  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester holds a Meeting with Ms. Alicia Chivers (Chief Executive of the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution) via telephone

May 13  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester holds a Meeting with Ms. Rois Kelly (Project Leader of the Creative Arts + Social Team of Hope for Youth Northern Ireland) via telephone

May 13  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester holds a Meeting with Mrs. Karen Hancock (Principal of Fleming Fulton School), via telephone

May 13  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with the President of the General Council of Official Colleges of Pharmacists @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 13  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with the President of the General Council of Official Colleges of Psychologists @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 13  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a telephone conversation with the Spanish Association of Funeral Service Professionals (AESPROF) @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 13  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a telephone conversation with the President of Georgia (Salome Zurabishvili) @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 13  Spain: Death of Alex Lequio de Assaba y Garcia, at the age of 27 years old on May 13, 2020, @ the Clinica/Hospital Quiron, Barcelona, Spain, after suffering from cancer for several years since his diagnosis in 2018. He was born as Alessandro Alfonso Lequio di Assaba y Garcia (he lived in Spain & used the Spanish Alejandro instead of the Italian Alessandro) on June 23, 1992 @ the Ruber Internatinal Clinic, Madrid, Spain, as the son of Ct. Alessandro Lequio di Assaba y Torlonia & Ana Garcia y Obregon (never married). His paternal grandparents were Count Clemente Lecquio di Assaba (1925-1971) & Alessandra “Sandra” Torlonia di Civitella-Cesi (1936-2014). His paternal great-grandparents were Infanta Beatriz of Spain (1909-2002) & Alessandro Torlonia, 5th Prince of Civitella-Cesi. His paternal great-grandparents were King Alfonso XIII of Spain & Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain, Princess of Battenberg. He studied in the USA & graduated cum laude with degrees in Philosophy & Political Science from Duke University in 2014, in the USA, and in November 2014 he founded Polar Marketing.  Besides his parents he is survived by 2 half-siblings (Clemente Lequio di Assaba y dell’Atte {b.1988} & Ginevra Lequio di Assaba y Palacios {b. 2016}), & his girlfriend, Carolina Monje.

May 13  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf holds a video meeting with the Gastronomic Academy’s Spring Meeting

May 13  Sweden: 41st Birthday of Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, Duke of Varmland   {1979}


THURSDAY

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 14: Martyrdom of Imam Ali (Islam; Iran)

May 14: Feast Day of Saint Matthias the Apostle (Roman Catholic)

May 14: Feast Day of Saint Boniface (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 14: Feast Day of Our Lady of Bavaria (Roman Catholic; Germany)

May 14  USA: Anniversary of the 1st Permanent English Settlement in the New World, at Jamestown, VA, USA {1607}

May 14  Bourbon-Two Sicilies: Death of Princess Maria Immaculata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies at the age of 82 years old @ Mallorca, Spain. She was born on June 25, 1937 @ Warsaw, Poland, as the daughter of Prince Gabriele of the Two Sicilies (1897-1975) & his 2nd wife Princess Cecilia Lubomirska (1907-2001) who had wed in 1932.  She had 3 full siblings: Prince Giovanni of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1933-2000), Princess Maria Margarita of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1934-2014; married Luis Gonzaga Maldonado y Gordon) & Pr.Casimir of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (b.1938; married Pss Maria Cristina of Savoy-Aosta).  She also had 1 older half-brother from her father’s 1st marriage in 1927 to Princess Malgorzata Czartoryska (1902-1929), Prince Antonio of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1929-2019; married Duchess Elisabeth of Wurttemberg). She was a graddaughter of Prince Alfonso of the Two Sicilies, Count of Caserta (1841-1934) & Princess Maria Antonietta of the Two Sicilies (1851-1938). She was a great-granddaughter of King Ferdinando II of the Two Sicilies (1810-1859) & Archduchess Theresa of Austria (1816-1867). On June 29, 1970 she married Miguel Garcia de Saez y Tellecea (Sep.6, 1921-Mar.12, 1982) @ San Carlos, Ibiza, Spain.  He was educated at Cambridge & the Sorbonne and was a Spanish politician who eventually attained the position of Director General of the National Institute of Emigration.  They had 2 children: Jose-Luis Garcia de Saez y de Borbon (b. Mar. 3, 1972 in Madrid) & Maria-Ilia (Cecilia) Garcia de Saez y de Borbon (b. Dec. 11, 1973 in Madrid).  They divorced on Oct. 25, 1979, & received a religious annulment on Apr. 24, 1980. She was a Dame Grand Cross of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George.

May 13-15  Cambodia: National Holiday to celebrate the birthday of King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia {1953}

May 14  Cambodia: 67th Birthday of King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia   {1953}

May 14  Jordan: 49th Birthday of Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan of Jordan   {1971}

May 14  Netherlands: Q.Maxima visits the Drentheplantsoen Residential Care Housing @ The Hague

May 14  Netherlands: 18th Birthday of Isabella van Vollenhoven   {2002}

May 14  Belgium: K.Philippe visits the Namur Police Station @ Saint-Servais

May 14  Belgium: Q.Mathilde & Pss Eleonore visit Kamiano (a restaurant for the homelessof the Community of Sant’Egidio) @ Brussels

May 14  Belgium: Q.Mathilde participates in a videoconference on mental health during the Coronavirus, with Ms. Jennifer Pots

May 14  Luxembourg: GD Henri visits the asparagus production field of the Hoffmann family (4th generation Luxembourg farmer) @ the Sonnebierg Farm

May 14  Liechtenstein: 21st Civil Wedding Anniversary of Prince Constantin of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg & Princess Maria of Liechtenstein, Countess Kalnoky de Korospatak   {1999}

May 14  UK: Camilla Dss of Cornwall holds a Meeting for The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition via video link

May 14  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge speaks to members of the Muslim community of Christchurch, New Zealand, via video link

May 14  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge speaks to representatives from the social care sector across England via video call

May 14  UK: Sophie Ctss of Wessex holds a Meeting with Mr. James Irvine (Chairman of the Trustees of the Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association) via video link

May 14  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal participates in a Committee of Wardens Meeting of the Fishmongers’ Company via video link

May 14  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends/participates in an Executive Board Meeting of the British Olympic Association @ London, via video link

May 14  UK: 18th Birthday of Lady Margarita Armstrong-Jones   {2002}

May 14  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester holds a Meeting with Major General Alan Hawley (Representative Colonel Commandant of the Royal Army Medical Corps) via telephone

May 14  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester holds a Meeting with Mr. Jonathan Bryant (Chief Executive of the British Limbless Ex-Service Men’s Association) via telephone

May 14  Spain: K.Felipe VI visits the National Center for Monitoring + Coordination of Emergencies (CENEM) @ Madrid

May 14  Spain: Q.Letizia holds a videoconference with the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC) & Medical Societies to Fight Cancer @ the Palace of La Zarzuela, Madrid

May 14  Spain/Greece: 58th Wedding Anniversary of King Juan Carlos I of Spain & Queen Sofia of Spain, Princess of Greece + Denmark   {1962}

May 14  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia hold a video call with representatives of Sweden’s City Missions

May 14  Sweden: Q.Silvia holds a video meeting with the World Childhood Foundation International Council

May 14  Sweden: CPss Victoria & Pr.Daniel holds a video meeting with the Steering Group of Generation Pep

May 14  Sweden: CPss Victoria gives an introductory speech during the digital European conference ECRD2020, on rare diagnoses

May 14  Norway: K.Harald V holds an audience with the Minister of Foreign Affairs [with attendance from: Q.Sonja & CP Haakon]

May 14  Norway: CP Haakon meets with Constitution Day Committees from different parts of the country via video conference

May 14  Denmark: 16th Wedding Anniversary of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark & Crown Princess Mary of Denmark  {2004}

May 14  Denmark: CPss Mary attends a meeting with the Minister of Development (Rasmus Prehn) @ Frederik VIII’s Palace, Amalienborg, Copenhagen

May 14  Denmark: Billed Bladet publish an interview with Pr.Joachim & Pss Marie, given when they were living in Copenhagen during the coronavirus lockdown



FRIDAY

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 15: Feast Day of Saint Isidore the Farmer (Roman Catholic; Spain)

May 15: Feast Day of Saint John Baptist de la Salle (Roman Catholic)

May 15: Feast Day of Our Lady of France (Roman Catholic; France)

May 15: International Day of Families

May 15: Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 15: International Conscientious Objector Day

May 15: International Defense Transportation Day

May 15: International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day

May 15  Mexico: Teachers’ Day (Colombia, Mexico, South Korea)

May 15  Bourbon-Two Sicilies/UK: The Engagement is announced between Pr.Jaime of Bourbon-Two Sicilies Dk of Noto & Ldy Charlotte Diana Lindesay-Bethune.  He is the eldest son of Pr.Pedro of Bourbon-Two Sicilies Dk of Calabria + Pss Sofia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies Dss of Calabria. He was educated @ the Centro Universitario Villanueva with a degree in law & has a Master’s degree in Management from the IE University Business School.  Since 2018 he has been a Director of the Plug + Play Tech Center (a leading global company specializing in early-stage investing) in Paris, France, & since July 2019 in Spain.  She is the youngest daughter of The Rt. Hon. James Lindesay-Bethune 16th Earl  of Lindsay 15th Viscnt Garnock 25th Lord Lindsay of the Byres 15th Lord Kilburnie, Kingsburn + Drumry & Diana Chamberlayne-Macdonald Lindesay-Bethune Countess of Lindsay, born on May 12, 1993. She was educated @ St. Mary’s School, Calne, & has a M.A. in Arabic & Persian from Oxford University, Oxfordshire, England, UK (2015), after which she joined Citibank for 5 years working as an Assistant Vice-President on the trading floor. She has 4 older siblings: Ldy Frances Gabinsky (married to Rostislav Gabinsky), Ldy Alexandra Coleman (married to Jack Coleman), William Lindesay-Bethune Vscnt Garnock & the Hon. David Lindesay-Bethune (Ldy Chatlotte’s twin brother), the family lives in Upper Largo, Fife, Scotland, UK.  Their wedding will mostl likely take place in Italy in 2021.

May 15  Bourbon-Two Sicilies: Private Funeral of Princess Maria Immaculata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies @ Spain

May 15  Greece/Denmark: 17th Birthday of Ana Maria Morales y de Grecia   {2003}

May 15  Portugal: 75th Birthday of Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza, Prince Royal of Portugal   {1945}

May 13-15  Cambodia: National Holiday to celebrate the birthday of King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia {1953}

May 15  Belgium: K.Philippe accompanies Pss Eleonore on her 1st day of school after lockdown (grade 6) @ Sint-Jan Berchmans College, Brussels

May 15  Luxembourg: 63rd Birthday of Prince Jean of Luxembourg, Prince of Nassau, Prince of Bourbon-Parma   {1957} [TWIN]

May 15  Luxembourg: 3rd Civil Wedding Anniversary of Princess Marie-Gabrielle of Nassau & Antonius Wilms   {2017} 

May 15  Luxembourg/Liechtenstein: 63rd Birthday of Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein, Countess of Rietberg, Princess of Luxembourg, Princess of Nassau, Princess of Bourbon-Parma   {1957} [TWIN]

May 15  UK: Camilla Dss of Cornwall holds a Meeting via video link with Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity

May 15  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge & Catherine Dss of Cambridge mark the 1st anniversary of Shout (the UK’s 1st 24/7 crisis text line) & speak to 5 of Shout’s volunteers via video conference

May 15  UK: Sophie Ctss of Wessex attends the Surrey Drive operation to support the local efforts in the coronavirus response, helps prepare meals for the Royal Surrey County Hospital & delivers meals to NHS staff @ the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford

May 15  UK: 39th Birthday of Zara Phillips Tindall   {1981}

May 15  Sweden: Name Day of Princess Sofia of Sweden 

May 15  Norway: CP Haakon & CPss Mette-Marit meet with school children from Fjellgardane Elementary School in Bykle Municipality via a video meeting

May 15  Norway: CP Haakon & CPss Mette-Marit meet with representatives of “russen” – students in their final year of upper secondary school (sixthformers) via a video conference

May 15  Denmark: Q.Margrethe II participates in the board meeting of Queen Margrethe + Prince Henrik’s Foundation @ Fredensborg Palace

May 15  Denmark: CP Frederik visits a plant for ethanol production for disinfectants @ RE Energy, Kalundborg



SATURDAY

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 16: Feast Day of Saint Margaret of Cortona (Roman Catholic)

May 16: Feast Day of Saint Brendan (Roman Catholic)

May 16: International Day of Light

May 16  USA: Armed Forces Day 

May 16  Netherlands/Bourbon-Parma: 46th Birthday of Albert Brenninkmeijer   {1974} 

May 16  Liechtenstein: 51st Birthday of Prince Maximilian of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {1969}


SUNDAY

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 17: Feast Day of Saint Paschal Baylon (Roman Catholic)

May 17: Feast Day of Our Lady of Tears (Roman Catholic; Italy)

May 17: Sunday of the Samaritan Woman (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

May 17: World Telecommunication + Information Society Day

May 17: World Hypertension Day

May 17  USA: Stepmother’s Day

May 17  Germany: Death of Prince + Landgrave Otto of Hesse on May 17, 2020, due to injuries from a motorcycle accident near Lindau am Bodensee, he was 55 years old. He was born on Jan. 19, 1965 @ Oldenburg, Germany, as the 2nd son + last child of Pr. + Lndgrv Wilhelm of Hesse (b. 1933) & Princess + Landgravine Oda-Mathilde of Hesse (1935-2017), who married in 1961. He is survived by an older brother, Pr.Wilhelm of Hesse. His grandparents were Prince + Landgrave Wilhelm of Hesse (1905-1942) & Princess Marianne of Prussia (1913-1983). On Sep. 8, 1998 he married Carla Blickhaauser, now Pss Carla of Hesse (b.1974) @ Las Vegas, NV, USA. They have 4 children: Pr.Max of Hesse (b.1999), Pss Elena of Hesse (b.2000), Pr.Moritz of Hesse (b.2007) & Pr.Leopold of Hesse (b.2009). He was an entrepreneur, a practitioner of the Korean martial art hapkido, & an avid motorcycle rider.

May 17  UAE-Dubai: 3rd Birthday of Sheikha Maitha bint Majid bin Mohammed of Dubai   {2017} 

May 17  Tonga: Father’s Day

May 17  Netherlands: The Dutch Royal Court releases a new photo to mark the occasion of Q.Maxima’s 49th Birthday, featuring K.Willem-Alexander, Q.Maxima, Pss Catharina-Amalia Pss of Orange, Pss Alexia & Pss Ariane

May 17  Netherlands: 49th Birthday of Queen Maxima of the Netherlands   {1971}

May 17  Netherlands: Q.Maxima shares photos of a tutorial of her making her favorite Argentine cookies, Alfajores, to celebrate her Birthday

May 17  Netherlands: 19th Civil Wedding Anniversary of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands & Princess Petra Laurentien of the Netherlands   {2001} 

May 17  Belgium/Austria: 4th Birthday of Archduchess Anna Astrid of Austria-Este   {2016} 

May 17  Spain: Galicia Literature Day in Galicia, Spain

May 17  Norway: Constitution Day / The May 17th Constitution Day / National Day in Norway   (1814)

May 17  Norway: The Royal Family celebrate Constitution Day in Asker & Oslo [CP Haakon, CPss Mette-Marit, Pss Ingrid Alexandra & Pr.Sverre Magnus greet representatives of pupils, choirs + marching bands @ the front gate of the Skaugum Estate, Asker; CP Haakon + CPss Mette-Marit (in a 1939 Buick Roadmaster), Pss Ingrid Alexandra & Pr.Sverre Magnus (in a 1966 Lincoln Continental) participate in a dirve around Asker municipality, including a local nursing + care facility, a community assisted living + activity centre & a community housing cooperative @ Asker; K.Harald V, Q.Sonja, CP Haakon, CPss Mette-Marit, Pss Ingrid Alexandra & Pr.Sverre Magnus make a Balcony Appearance @ the Royal Palace, Oslo; & K.Haralv V & Q.Sonja participate in a tour via car through Oslo (in a 1939 Buick Roadmaster), with CP Haakon & CPss Mette-Marit (in the 1966 Lincoln Continental) including an elder care apartment centre, a skilled nursing facility & Oslo University Hospital Ulleval @ Oslo]

Monday, May 4, 2020

Weekly Agenda :: Monday, May 4 - Sunday, May 10

MONDAY

May 4: Feast Day of Saint Monica, Widow (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 4: Feast of Saint Florian (Roman Catholic)

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 4: Intergalactic Star Wars Day

May 4: International Firefighters’ Day

May 4  USA: Kent State Shootings Remembrance Day in Ohio

May 4  Austria: Saint Florian’s Day

May 4  Japan: Greenery Day in Japan {1989}

May 4  Thailand: Coronation Day

May 4  Thailand: 1st Coronation Anniversary of King Maha Vajiralongkorn (Rama X) of Thailand   {2019}

May 4  Monaco: 26th Birthday of Pauline Ducruet   {1994}

May 4  Netherlands: Remembrance Day

May 4  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander & Q.Maxima attend the Commemoration of National Remembrance Day & participate in a wreath-laying ceremony @ the National Monument, Dam Square, Amsterdam

May 4  Belgium: K.Philippe holds a telephone interview with Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes

May 4  Luxembourg: GD Henri & GDss Maria Teresa visit the Luxembourg Institute of Health to discover the missions of the Research Luxembourg COVID-19 taskforce

May 4  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales holds a Meeting with the Rt.Hon.Mark Drakeford AM (First Minister of Wales) via telephone

May 4  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester holds a Meeting with Brigadier George Lowder (Chairman of the Scottish Veterans’ Residences) & Brigadier Martin Nadin (Chief Executive)

May 4  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester holds a Meeting via telephone with the Reverend Flemming Kloster Poulsen (Rector of St. Katharine’s, the Danish Church in London) to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Denmark on May 5th, 1945

May 4  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester holds a Meeting via a conference call with Ms. Kay Boycott (Chief Executive of Asthma UK), Ms. Helen Sinton (Head of Services) & Ms. Caroline Fredericks (Asthma Nurse Specialist Lead) to mark World Asthma Day

May 4  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with representatives of the field of the Digital Agenda + Artificial Intelligence @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 4  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a videoconference with the General Council of Administrative Managers @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 4  Spain: Q.Letizia holds a videoconference with the State Representative Platform for People with Physical Disabilities (PREDIF) & the National Federation ASPAYM @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 4  Spain: 25th Birthday of Pablo Fernandez-Sastron y Gomez-Acebo   {1995}

May 4  Sweden: CPss Victoria participates in Forma’s conference “Agenda 2030 – Sustainable change on a scientific basis” via digital link

May 4  Sweden: Pr.Daniel holds a digital meeting with Prince Daniels Fellowship

May 4  Sweden: Pr.Carl Philip & Pss Sofia hold a video meeting with Prince Carl Philips + Princess Sofia’s Foundation

May 4  Norway: CP Haakon holds an audience with representatives of the Norwegian Asthma + Allergy Association via video conference

May 4  Norway: CP Haakon holds an audience with representatives of the Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation via video conference

May 4  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court releases a video of Q.Margrethe II describing Liberation Day in Denmark in 1945

May 4  Denmark: Q.Margrethe II attends the Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Denmark & lays a wreath @ the Burial Ground Memorial in Mindelunden, the Engineering Barracks, Ryvangen, Hellerup

May 4  Denmark: CP Frederik lights candles in the windows in remembrance of Denmark’s Liberation Day in 1945 @ the Chancellory House, Fredensborg Palace

May 4  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court releases 2 new photos of Pr.Henrik to celebrate his 11th Birthday, taken by Pss Athena



TUESDAY

May 5: Feast Day of Pope Saint Pius V (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 5: International Midwives Day

May 5: World Asthma Day

May 5  USA/Mexico: Cinco de Mayo / Battle of Puebla {Benito Juarez defeats French troops, 1862}

May 5  USA: Anniversary of Alan Shepard Becoming the 1st American in Space, Aboard The Freedom 7 {1961}

May 5  USA: National Teachers Day / National Teacher Appreciation Day

May 5  USA: National Astronaut Day

May 5  France: 3rd Birthday of Prince Philippe of Orleans   {2017}

May 5  Germany: Europe Day

May 5  Japan: Children’s Day (Japan, South Korea)

May 5  Netherlands: Liberation Day in the Netherlands {1945}

May 5  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander & Q.Maxima attend the concert on the occasion of the closing of the National Liberation Celebration @ The Amstel in front of the Royal Theater Carre, Amsterdam

May 5  Belgium: Q.Mathilde holds a telephone call with Ms. Jinane Hemami (midwife at the Wit-Gele Kruis Vlaanderen) on the occasion of International Midwife Day

May 5  UK: Q.Elizabeth II holds an audience via telephone with The Hon.Scott Morrison MP (Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia)

May 5  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales & Camilla Dss of Cornwall deliver a message of support to the Royal Mail

May 5  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales holds a Meeting with the Rt.Hon.Brandon Lewis MP (Secretary of State for Northern Ireland) via telephone

May 5  UK: Sophie Ctss of Wessex formally opens the new NHS Nightingale Hospital North East in Sunderland, via video message

May 5  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal holds a Meeting with the Baroness Young of Old Scone (Chairman of the Woodland Trust), Dr. Darren Moorcroft (Chief Executive Officer) & Mr. Karl Mitchell (Director of Development) via a conference call

May 5  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with managers of the Municipal Transport Company of Madrid (EMT) @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 5  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds a videoconference with the Cercle d’Economia @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 5  Spain: Q.Letizia holds a video conference with those responsible for the BBVA Microfinance Foundation @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 5  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf holds a video call with Parliament Speaker Andreas Norlen

May 5  Sweden: Q.Silvia holds a video meeting with the World Childhood Foundations Executive Committee

May 5  Sweden: Pr.Daniel holds a digital meeting with Prince Daniels Fellowship

May 5  Sweden: Pr.Carl Philip holds a video conference with the jury of the drawing contest The Thinking Hand

May 5  Norway: CP Haakon holds an audience with representatives of the Norwegian Refugee Council via video conference

May 5  Norway: CP Haakon holds an audience with representatives of the Foundation Christian Radich via video conference

May 5  Denmark: Liberation Day in Denmark {1945}


WEDNESDAY

May 6: Feast Day of Saint John Before the Latin Gate (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 6: St. George’s Day (Eastern Orthodox in Georgia, Georgian Orthodox)

May 6: Buddha Purnima / Vesak / Visak Bochea Day (Buddhism; Bhutan, Cambodia)

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 6  USA: National School Nurse Day

May 6  USA: National Nurses Day

May 6  USA: Anniversary of the Explosion of The Dirigible Hindenburg, in Lakehurst, NJ {1937}

May 6  France: Anniversary of the Opening of the Chunnel {1994} (UK/France)

May 6  Bulgaria: St. George’s Day (Eastern Orthodox) / Day of the Bulgarian Army in Bulgaria

May 6  Bhutan: Buddha Purnima / Vesak / Visak Bochea Day (Buddhism)

May 6  Cambodia: Buddha Purnima / Vesak / Visak Bochea Day (Buddhism; Cambodia)

May 6  Thailand: 36th Birthday of Princess AdityadhornkitikhunDitaof Thailand   {1984}

May 6  Belgium: K.Philippe holds a telephone interview with Mr. Rachid Madrane (President of the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region) on the occasion of the Iris Festival

May 6  Belgium: Q.Mathilde visits a Mestdagh Group supermarket & the group’s distribution center @ the Carrefour Market (Groupe Mestdagh), Gerpinnes

May 6  UK: Anniversary of the Opening of the Chunnel {1994} (UK/France)

May 6  UK: Q.Elizabeth II holds an audience via telephone with The Rt.Hon.Boris Johnson MP (Prime Minister + First Lord of the Treasury)

May 6  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales holds a Meeting with the Rt.Hon.Arlene Foster MLA (First Minister of Northern Ireland) via telephone

May 6  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales holds a Meeting with Mrs. Michelle O’Neill MLA (deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland) via telephone

May 6  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge & Catherine Dss of Cambridge talk to residents + staff of a Royal British Legion Care Home on the upcoming occasion of the 75th Anniversary of VE Day, Mais House, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, via video link

May 6  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge participates in a Roundtable Discussion via video link with charities + organizations working in the bereavement sector

May 6  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge holds a conference call with representatives from Belfast Health + Social Care Trust

May 6  UK: Pr.Harry of Wales Dk of Sussex & Meghan Dss of Sussex release a video of the Duchess reading a story book, “Duck! Rabbit!”, to Archie Mountbatten-Windsor to celebrate his 1st Birthday, filmed by Pr.Harry of Wales Dk of Sussex, and posted on Save the Children UK’s Instagram page @ their home, Los Angeles, CA, USA

May 6  UK: 1st Birthday of Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, Earl of Dumbarton   {2019}

May 6  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex speaks with veterans supported by the Royal British Legion via video link

May 6  UK: Sophie Ctss of Wessex speak to veterans supported by the Royal British Legion via video link & telephone

May 6  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester holds a Meeting with Mr. Nicholas Phillips (Chief Executive Officer of the Almshouse Association) via telephone

May 6  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester holds a Meeting with Professor John Wallwork (Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) & Mr. Stephen Posey (Chief Executive) via a conference call

May 6  UK: 14th Wedding Anniversary of Laura Parker Bowles Lopes & Harry Lopes   {2006}

May 6  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with the people in charge of the Network of National Parks @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 6  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a telephone conversation with the University Hospital Complex of Santiago de Compostela @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 6  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a telephone conversation with the University Hospital of Bellvitge & the South Sanitary Area of Barcelona @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 6  Spain: Q.Letizia holds a videoconference with the heads of the Spanish Confederation of Families of Deaf People – FIAPAS @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 6  Sweden: Q.Silvia attends the UN Webinar on Child Safety Online (Online Safety + Security During COVID19)

May 6  Sweden/Norway: CPss Victoria + Pr.Daniel of Sweden hold a video meeting with CP Haakon + CPss Mette-Marit of Norway



THURSDAY

May 7: Feast Day of Saint Stanislaus of Cracow (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 7: Feast Day of Saint Alexis Toth of Wilkes-Barre (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

May 7: Feast of the Sign of the Cross in Jerusalem (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

May 7: Buddha Day / Buddha Purnima / Vesak / Waisak Day / Buddha’s Anniversary / Vesak Full Moon Poya Day / Birth, Enlightenment + Death of Buddha / Visakha Puja (Buddhism; India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, etc.)

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 7: WWII - Germany Signs an Unconditional Surrender in France {1945}

May 7  USA: National Day of Prayer

May 7  Bulgaria: Radio + Television Day in Bulgaria

May 7  Russia: Radio Day in Russia

May 7  Luxembourg: A Birthday Mass in Memory of the late Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg is broadcast online on www.catho.lu, celebrated during the Octave Notre-Dame by Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich @ the Luxembourg Cathedral, Luxembourg City

May 7  Liechtenstein: 31st Birthday of Prince Josef-Emanuel of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {1989}

May 7  UK: Camilla Dss of Cornwall speaks to WWII veterans from the 7th Armoured Division, known as “the Desert Rats” who served in North Africa, via telephone

May 7  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge talks to hospital staff from the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust via video link

May 7  UK: Catherine Dss of Cambridge holds a Meeting with Dr. Nicholas Cullinan (Director of the National Portrait Gallery) via telephone

May 7  UK: Catherine Dss of Cambridge participates in a video call with ITV This Morning’s hosts Philip Schofield & Holly Willoughby

May 7  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal holds a Meeting with Professor Malcolm Mason (Chairman of Tenovus Cancer Care) & Mrs. Claudia McVie (former Chief Executive) via telephone

May 7  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester holds a Meeting with Mrs. Eloise Appleby (Chief Executive Officer of the Grange Centre for People with Disabilities) via telephone

May 7  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia visit the Electrical Control Center of the Red Electrica de Espana @ the Registered Office of Red Electrica de Espana Alcobendas, Madrid

May 7  Norway: K.Harald V holds an audience with the Minister of Foreign Affairs [with attendance from: Q.Sonja & CP Haakon]

May 7  Norway: K.Harald V holds an audience with the Minister of Health + Care Services [with attendance from: Q.Sonja & CP Haakon]

May 7  Norway: K.Harald V presides over the Council of State @ the Royal Palace, Oslo [with attendance from: CP Haakon]

May 7  Norway: CP Haakon & CPss Mette-Marit meet with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) via video conference

May 7  Denmark: Pr.Joachim sends a video message of greetings to members of the Diabetes Association

May 7  Denmark: Broadcast of a short documentary featuring Pss Marie, entitled “Green City: Copenhagen” (La citta verde) made by Italian television channel Geo-Rai3, focusing on food waste



FRIDAY

May 8: Feast Day of the Apparition of Saint Michael the Archangel (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 8: Synaxis of the Holy Powder (Manna) which emitted from the Tomb of Saint John the Theologian, Apostle + Evangelist (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 8-9: Time of Remembrance + Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War (UN)

May 8: V-E Day / Victory in Europe Day / WWII Victory Day (WWII: Western Europe, USA, Czech Republic, France, Guadeloupe, Slovakia, UK, etc.)

May 8: World Red Cross + Red Crescent Day

May 8: World Ovarian Cancer Day

May 8: Anniversary of the Announcement of the Worldwide Eradication of Smallpox, by the WHO {1980}

May 8  USA: V-E Day / Victory in Europe Day / WWII Victory Day

May 8  USA: National Military Spouse Appreciation Day

May 8  USA: Truman Day in Missouri / Birthday of President Harry S. Truman (1884)

May 8  USA: Emancipation Day / “Eight o’ May” in Mississippi

May 8  USA: Anniversary of the Establishment of the U.S. Post Office {1794}

May 8  France: V-E Day / Victory in Europe Day / WWII Victory Day

May 8  Germany: Anniversary of the End of World War II

May 8  Morocco: 17th Birthday of Crown Prince Moulay Al-Hassan of Morocco   {2003}

May 8  Belgium: K.Philippe & Q.Mathilde attend the ceremony on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe @ the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Congress Column, Brussels

May 8  Luxembourg: GD Henri visits the logistics hall of the Grand Ducal Fire + Rescue Corps (CGDIS)

May 8  UK: 75th Anniversary of VE Day [UK, Gibraltar, Isle of Man, Jersey]

May 8  UK: Q.Elizabeth II gives a speech on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of V-E Day (WWII)

May 8  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales & Camilla Dss of Cornwall lead the Nation’s 2 minute silence to mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day @ Balmoral, Scotland

May 8  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with the Penasanta Food Corporation @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 8  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia hold a videoconference with the Anecoop Group @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 8  Spain: Q.Letizia holds a videoconference with the Spanish Federation of Brain Injury (FEDACE) @ La Zarzuela Palace, Madrid

May 8  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf holds a video call with Minister Eva Nordmark of Labor + Employment

May 8  Sweden: CPss Victoria & Pr.Daniel hold a video meeting with Almi

May 8  Norway: Liberation Day {1945}

May 8  Norway: K.Harald V attends Liberation Day & National Veterans Day @ Akershus Fortress [with attendance from: Q.Sonja, CP Haakon & CPss Mette-Marit]

May 8  Denmark: Great Prayer Day (Denmark, the Faroe Islands & Greenland)


SATURDAY

May 9: Feast Day of the Transfer of the Relics of Saint Nicholas of Myra the Wonderworker to Bari in Italy (Eastern Orthodox Christianity)

May 9: Feast of the Prophet Isaiah (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

May 9: Feast Day of Saint Gregory Nazianzen (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 8-9: Time of Remembrance + Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War (UN)

May 9: Europe Day (EU, Germany, Kosovo, Luxembourg)

May 9: Victory Day (Belarus, Bosnia + Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine)

May 9: World Belly Dance Day

May 9: World Fair Trade Day

May 9  Georgia: Victory Day

May 9  Germany: Europe Day

May 9  Romania: Victory Day {1945}

May 9  Russia: Victory Day

May 9  Serbia: Victory Day

May 9  Netherlands/Bourbon-Parma: 8th Birthday of Princess Luisa of Bourbon-Parma, Marchioness of Castell’Arquato   {2012}

May 9  Netherlands/Bourbon-Parma: 4th Birthday of Princess Gloria of Bourbon-Parma   {2016}

May 9  Luxembourg: Europe Day

May 9  UK: Liberation Day in the Channel Islands (Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Herm, Sark) {1945}

May 9-10  Denmark: Pr.Joachim, Pss Marie, Pr.Henrik & Pss Athena travel back to Paris, France, to resume living there


SUNDAY

May 10: Feast Day of the Apostle Simon the Zealot (Eastern Orthodox Christianity)

May 10: Sunday of the Paralytic (Eastern Orthodox Christian)

May 10: Feast Day of Saint Damien Joseph de Veuster (Roman Catholic)

May 10: Feast Day of Saint Antonius (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

May 10: Feast Day of Saints Gordian + Epimachus (Tridentine Roman Catholic)

Apr.24-May 23: Ramadan {Islam}

May 10: Nuzul Al-Qur’an / Revelation of the Qu’ran (Islam; Brunei)

May 10: Mother’s Day (USA, Iran, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Anguilla, Antigua + Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bonaire, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Dem.Rep. of the Congo, Rep. of the Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, Germany, Gabon, Gambia, Greenland, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Macau, Malaysia, Malta, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts + Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent + the Grenadines, Samoa, Singapore, St. Maarten, Slovakia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad+Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Vietnam, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

May 10: World Lupus Day

May 10  USA/Canada/Mexico: Mother’s Day

May 10  South Africa: Anniversary of Nelson Mandela Becoming President of South Africa {1994}

May 10  Romania: Father’s Day

May 10  Romania: Monarchy Day

May 10  Romania: Independence Day {1877}

May 10  Bhutan: Mother's Day

May 10  Brunei: Mother's Day

May 10  Cambodia: Royal Plowing Ceremony

May 10  Cambodia: Mother's Day

May 10  Japan: Mother's Day

May 10  Malaysia: Mother's Day

May 10  Morocco: 42nd Birthday of Princess Consort Lalla Salma of Morocco {1978}

May 10  Tonga: Mother's Day

May 10  Tonga: 7th Birthday of Prince Taufa’ahau Manumata’ongo Tuku’aho of Tonga   {2013}

May 10  Netherlands: Mother's Day

May 10  Belgium: Mother's Day

May 10  Belgium: K.Philippe visits several stores in the center of Brussels on the eve of their reopening

May 10  Luxembourg: The Grand Ducal Court releases photos of GD Henri & GDss Maria Teresa meeting their newest grandson, Pr.Charles of Luxembourg, for the 1st time via video chat. held by his father HGD Guillaume

May 10  Luxembourg: The Grand Ducal Court announces the birth of the 1st child + son of HGD Guillaume & HGDss Stephanie, a baby boy named Prince Charles Jean Philippe Joseph Marie Guillaume of Luxembourg, born on May 10, 2020, at 5:13am, weighing 3,190kg & is 50cm long, @ the Maternite Grande-Duchesse Charlotte, Luxembourg City

May 10  Luxembourg: HGD Guillaume speaks during a press conference outdoors after the birth of his son @ the Maternite Grande-Duchesse Charlotte, Luxembourg City

May 10  Liechtenstein: Mother's Day

May 10  UK: Liberation Day in Sark, the Channel Islands

May 10  Sweden: Pss Madeleine shares a new photo of Pss Adrienne on the occasion of Mother’s Day

May 10  Denmark: Mother's Day