Monday, November 30, 2015

Weekly Royal Agenda: November 30 - December 6

MONDAY NOVEMBER 30

Nov.30  Romania: St. Andrews Day in Romania

Nov.30  Japan: 50th Birthday of Prince Fumihito of Japan, Prince Akishino   {1965}

Nov.30  Netherlands: Q.Maxima presents the 2015 Prince Bernhard Culture Prize to architect Francine Houben @ the Music aan 't IJ, Amsterdam

Nov.30  Belgium: K.Philippe attends the Ceremony of Excellence of scientific prizes awarded every 5 years by the Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS) & the Fonds voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (FWO) @ the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

Nov.30  Belgium: Pss Astrid attends the 14th meeting of States parties to the Convention on the Prohibition of Anti-Personnel Mines (the Ottawa Convention), & inaugurates the exhibition 'Demining Within The Belgian Defense Forces', in Geneva, Switzerland 

Nov.30  UK: St. Andrews Day / National Day in Scotland

Nov.30  UK: Pr.Philip Dk of Edinburgh attends the Club Cricket Conference's Annual Luncheon @ Lord's Cricket Ground, St. John's Wood, London

Nov.30  UK: Pr.Harry of Wales visits South Africa [calls on Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, in Cape Town; visits a youth centre to meet young people linked to gang-related crime, in Cape Town; & visits a project which uses sport to engage with young people on a range of social issues (including life skills, gender equality + HIV awareness),in Cape Town]

Nov.27-30  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester attends the Davis Cup tennis Final between Belgium vs. Great Britain, in Ghent, Belgium

Nov.30  UK: Pss Alexandra of Kent attends the British Red Cross Society's Christmas Market Preview Night @ the Guildhall, London

Nov.30  Spain: K.Felipe VI chairs the Ceremony on the occasion of the Law 12/2015 on granting Spanish nationality to Sephardic originating in Spain @ the Royal Palace, Madrid

Nov.30  Spain: Q.Letizia attends the Seminar on Assistance Nutrigenomics @ the Superior Council for Scientific Research, Madrid

Nov.30  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia visit France [attend COP21, Paris; & attend the Swedish Chamber of Commerce's 100th anniversary, in Paris]

Nov.30  Sweden: Pr.Daniel attends the Steering Committee Meeting of the Prince Daniel Fellowship + Entrepreneurship Program @ the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences

Nov.30  Sweden: Pr.Carl Philip attends the presentation of the Hasselblad Award for Outstanding Photographic Achievement, in Goteborg

Nov.30  Norway: K.Harald V attends the official opening of the new Ostfold Hospital, in Kalnes

Nov.30  Denmark: Public Audiences @ Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen

Nov.30  Denmark: Pr.Consort Henrik participates in the committee meeting of HRH Prince Henrik's Medal of Honour + Export Association Diploma, in Bjerringbro

Nov.27-Dec.6  Denmark: CP Frederik is regent

Nov.29-30  Denmark: Pss Marie has canceled her engagements for today + tomorrow to travel to France to be with her sick grandmother (Brnss Odile de Sairigne, 97)


TUESDAY DECEMBER 1

Dec.1  Romania: Union Day in Romania   {1918}

Dec.1  Portugal: Independence Day in Portugal   {1640}

Dec.1  Japan: 14th Birthday of Princess Aiko of Japan, Princess Toshi   {2001}

Dec.1  Jordan: 2nd Birthday of Prince El Hassan bin Rashid of Jordan   {2013}

Dec.1  Netherlands: Q.Maxima attends a forum on inclusive finance, in Washington DC, USA

Dec.1  Belgium: K.Philippe & Q.Mathilde meet with close family members of the Belgian victims of the Nov.13, 2015 attacks in Paris & the hostage-taking of Nov.20 in Bamako @ Laeken Castle, Brussels

Dec.1  UK: Pr.Philip Dk of Edinburgh holds a dinner to launch the Outward Bound Trust's 75th Anniversary Appeal @ Buckingham Palace, London

Dec.1  UK: Pr.Harry of Wales visits South Africa [visits 2 programmes using sport for social development, in Durban; visits The Sharks to learn about a range of programmes proactively identifying + nurturing rugby talent, in Durban; visits the Surfers Not Street Children organisation providing psychological support to street children, in Durban; & meets people from the area on the beach, in Durban]

Dec.1  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex attends a Christmas Dinner @ St. Paul's Cathedral, London

Dec.1  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal visits the West Midlands [attends Sense - The National Deafblind + Rubella Association's Reception for 'TouchBase Birmingham' @ Opus Restaurant, Birmingham; & attends Carers Trust's Annual Network Conference @ the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham]

Dec.1  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester attends an Advent Service @ Lambeth Palace, London

Dec.1  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester attends a National Association of Decorative + Fine Arts Societies Lecture @ The Queen's Gallery, London

Dec.1  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent visits 1st Battalion Scots Guards @ Mons Barracks, Aldershot, Hampshire

Dec.1  UK: Pss Alexandra of Kent visits the offices of Alzheimer's Society @ Devon House, London

Dec.1  Spain: Q.Letizia presents the 8th edition of the "Justice + Disability Forum" awards @ the Real Academia de Bella Artes de San Fernando, Madrid

Dec.1  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia visit France [attend COP21, in Paris]

Dec.1  Sweden: Pr.Daniel attends a Meeting with A Healthy Generation

Dec.1  Sweden: Pr.Daniel attends the Innovation Talents prize-giving at Future Day @ Munchenbryggeriet, Stockholm

Dec.1  Sweden: Pss Sofia attends the board meeting of Project Playground, in Stockholm

Dec.1  Norway: K.Harald V attends the opening of the new Norwegian Public Safety Network (Nodnett) in Kirkenes

Nov.27-Dec.6  Denmark: CP Frederik is regent

Dec.1  Denmark: CPss Mary visits the Children SIV


WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 2

Dec.2  UAE: National Day / Foundation Day in the United Arab Emirates   {1971}

Dec.2  UAE-Dubai/Jordan: 8th Birthday of Sheikha Al-Jalila bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai   {2007}

Dec.2  Bhutan: 34th Birthday of Princess Ashi Dechen Yangzom Wangchuck of Bhutan   {1981}

Dec.2  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander, Q.Maxima, Pss Beatrix, Pss Mabel, Pr.Constantijn & Pss Laurentien attend the presentation of the Prince Claus Award 2015 to the Iranian photographer Newsha Tavakolian @ the Royal Palace, Amsterdam

Dec.2  Belgium: K.Philippe makes a working visit to the Walloon Parliament on the occasion of its 35th anniversary + the 20th anniversary of the 1st direct election of its members, in Namur

Dec.2   Belgium: 64th Birthday of (Lea) Princess Alexander of Belgium   {1951}

Dec.2  UK: Pr.Philip Dk of Edinburgh attends a Reception + screening of 'The Great Reef' @ Australia House, London

Dec.2  UK: Pr.Philip Dk of Edinburgh attends Receptions for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in The Duke of Edinburgh's Award @ St. James's Palace, London

Dec.2  UK: Pr.Harry of Wales visits South Africa [visits Kruger National Park (see the operational + intelligence gathering response coordinated @ the Mission Joint Operations Centre; & visits the Southern African Wildlife College to see rangers in training at all levels of professional development)]

Dec.2  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex visits Channing School, The Bank, Highgate, London

Dec.2  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex attends The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation World Fellowship Gala Dinner @ Mansion House, London

Dec.2  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends the Royal Caledonian Charities Trust Annual Lunch + Charity Cheque Presentation @ Archers' Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland

Dec.2  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal visits Darlington Youth Offending Service @ Central House, Darlington, County Durham

Dec.2  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester presents The Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade to A-Safe (UK) Ltd., @ Habergham Works, Ainleys Industrial Estate, Elland, Halifax

Dec.2 UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester visits West Yorkshire [visits Bradford College, Bradford; & presents The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development to Camira Fabrics Ltd., @ Camira Fabrics Ltd., The Watermill, Wheatley Park, Mirfield]


Dec.2  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester attends the Wheelchair Masters (tennis) @ Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Dec.2  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester attends a Carol Service @ St. Paul's Church, Knightsbridge, London

Dec.2  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent attends The Worshipful Company of Clothworkers' Court + Livery Dinner @ Clothworkers' Hall, Dunster Court, London

Dec.2  UK: 27th Birthday of Edward Windsor, Baron Downpatrick   {1988}

Dec.2  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia present the 2014 Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts @ the Museum of Fine Arts of Seville

Dec.2  Sweden: Pr.Daniel visits with the Prince Daniel Fellowship to entrepreneurship programs

Dec.2  Sweden: Pss Sofia holds an audience with Admir Lukacevic from Sport without Borders @ the Royal Palace of Stockholm, Stockholm

Nov.27-Dec.6  Denmark: CP Frederik is regent


THURSDAY DECEMBER 3

Dec.3  Netherlands: National Day in Saba (the Dutch Caribbean)

Dec.3  Belgium: 71st Birthday of Sir Salvador Moncada   {1944}

Dec.3  UK: Q.Elizabeth II & Pr.Philip Dk of Edinburgh visit St. Columba's Church to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the current Church building, in London

Dec.3  UK: Pr.Philip Dk of Edinburgh attends The Rifles' Regimental Awards Dinner @ Guildhall, London [with attendance from: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex, Sophie Ctss of Wessex & Birgitte Dss of Gloucester]

Dec.3  UK: Pr.Harry of Wales visits South Africa [visits The Nelson Mandela Foundation, meets Mrs. Graca Machel & tours the private archives of the Centre for Memory, in Johannesburg; visits with students participating in Nelson Mandela - The Champion Within (a youth development programme operated by LifeCo UnLtd SA + the Nelson Mandela Foundation), in Johannesburg; & visits a Youth Empowerment Exposition, focusing on youth entrepreneurship, in Johannesburg]

Dec.3  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex & Sophie Ctss of Wessex attends the Not Forgotten Association Christmas Party @ St. James's Palace, London

Dec.3  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal visits Oban Base, Oban, Argyllshire, Scotland

Dec.3  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester attends a Concert of Christmas Carols + Readings @ Glasgow Cathedral, Glasgow, Scotland

Dec.3  Spain: K.Felipe VI visits the new headquarters of the Chancellery of the Royal + Military Order of San Fernando + San Hermenegildo @ Quartering "Princess Resort", Madrid


Dec.3  Spain: K.Felipe VI opens the exhibition "Bernardo de Galvez & the presence of Spain in Mexico + the US" @ the Casa de America, Madrid


Dec.3  Sweden: Pr.Daniel attends the "ill-price" conference, in Skandia, Stockholm

Dec.3  Sweden: Pr.Carl Philip & Pss Sofia attend the board meeting of the Princely Couple's Foundation @ the Royal Palace of Stockholm, Stockholm

Dec.3  Norway: K.Harald V holds an audience with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Dec.3  Norway: K.Harald V holds 4 formal audiences [separately] with: the new Ambassador of Serbia (HE Ms. Suzana Boskovic-Prodanovic); the new Ambassador of Hungary (HE Ms. Anna Maria Siko); the new Ambassador of Togo (HE Mr. Kwami Christophe Dikenou); & the new Ambassador of Benin (HE Mr. Eusebe Agbangla)

Dec.3  Norway: K.Harald V hosts a luncheon for members of the Council of the Order of St. Olav

Dec.3  Norway: 10th Birthday of Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway   {2005}


Dec.3  Norway: Pss Martha Louise attends a conference celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Norwegian Equestrian Federation, Oslo Militaere Samfund


Dec.3  Norway: Pss Astrid attends a Christmas tree lighting ceremony @ Trafalgar Square, London, England, UK

Nov.27-Dec.6  Denmark: CP Frederik is regent


FRIDAY DECEMBER 4

Dec.4  France/Italy/Spain: 77th Birthday of Princess Anne of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Dowager Duchess of Calabria, Princess of Orleans   {1938}

Dec.4  Belgium: 16th Wedding Anniversary of King Philippe of the Belgians & Queen Mathilde of the Belgians   {1999}

Dec.4  UK: Pr.Philip Dk of Edinburgh holds a Dinner for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award @ Frogmore House, Windsor Home Park, Windsor

Dec.4  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent attends The Anthony Trollope Bicentenary Service @ Westminster Abbey, London

Dec.4  Norway: K.Harald V presides over the Council of State @ the Royal Palace, Oslo [with attendance from: CP Haakon]

Dec.4  Denmark: Q.Margrethe II attends The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment officers dinner, in London, England,UK

Nov.27-Dec.6  Denmark: CP Frederik is regent

Dec.4-6  Denmark: Pr.Joachim is regent


Dec.4  Denmark: Pss Benedikte participates in the care center Breelteparkens 40th anniversary, in Hoersholm


SATURDAY DECEMBER 5

Dec.5  Bulgaria: 48th Birthday of Prince Konstantin-Assen of Bulgaria, Prince of Vidin, Duke of Saxony   {1967}

Dec.5  Thailand: National Day in Thailand

Dec.5  Thailand: Father's Day in Thailand

Dec.5  Thailand: 88th Birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej {Rama IX} of Thailand   {1927}

Dec.5  Netherlands: Saint Nicholas Eve {Sinterklaasavond} in the Netherlands


Nov.27-Dec.6  Denmark: CP Frederik is regent

Dec.4-6  Denmark: Pr.Joachim is regent

Dec.5  Denmark: Pss Marie attends Autism Eventyrteatrets Christmas show @ Glass Hall, Tivoli


SUNDAY DECEMBER 6

Dec.6: Saint Nicholas Day   {Western Christianity, Roman Catholic, Belgium, Netherlands, etc.}

Dec.6  Luxembourg/Austria/Limburg-Stirum: 7th Wedding Anniversary of Archduchess Marie-Christine of Austria, Princess Imperial of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary, Croatia + Bohemia, Countess of Limburg-Stirum & Count Rodolphe of Limburg-Stirum   {2008}

Dec.6  Liechtenstein: 15th Birthday of Prince Nikolaus Sebastian of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {2000}

Dec.6  Spain: Constitution Day in Spain

Dec.6  Spain: 15th Birthday of Pablo Urdangarin y de Borbon   {2000}

Dec.6  Spain: 46th Birthday of Juan Filiberto Gomez-Acebo y de Borbon, Viscount de la Torre   {1969}

Dec.6  Sweden: 31st Birthday of Princess Sofia of Sweden, Duchess of Varmland   {1984}


Nov.27-Dec.6  Denmark: CP Frederik is regent

Dec.4-6  Denmark: Pr.Joachim is regent

Dec.6  Denmark: Pss Benedikte attends the Copenhagen Girls' Choir Christmas service during the Holy Spirit prior reception @ Holy Spirit Church, Copenhagen

Dec.6  Denmark/Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg: 38th Birthday of Alexander Johannsmann   {1977}


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