Thursday, February 22, 2018

Weekly Royal Agenda :: Monday, February 26 - Sunday, March 4, 2018

MONDAY :: February 26

Feb.26  France/Spain: 67th Birthday of Maria del Carmen Martinez-Bordiu y Franco (Bourbon)   {1951}

Feb.26  Germany/Monaco: 64th Birthday of Ernst August V, The Prince of Hanover, Head of the House of Hanover, Duke of Brunswick + Luneburg, Royal Prince of Great Britain + Ireland   {1954}

Feb.26  Kuwait: Liberation Day in Kuwait {from Iraq in 1991}

Feb.26  Thailand: 35th Birthday of Princess Chakriwat Mahidol of Thailand   {1983}

Feb.26  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander, Q.Maxima, Pss Catharina-Amalia Pss of Orange, Pss Alexia & Pss Ariane participate in a photo session during their winter holidays @ Lech, Austria

Feb.26  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal visits Shropshire [opens the Equine Semen Centre @ Stallion AI Services, Chapel Field Stud, Whitchurch; & visits veterans @ Royal Air Force Cosford, Shifnal]

Feb.26  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends a Dinner for WISE @ the Ritz, London

Feb.26  Norway: CPss Mette-Marit visits Norway’s largest sexual + reproductive health clinic, Oslo


Feb.26-Mar.11  Denmark: CP Frederik is regent



TUESDAY :: February 27

Feb.27  Belgium: K.Philippe & Q.Mathilde visit the German-speaking Community at Saint Vith [visit Klinik St. Josef hospital; visit the Triangle Cultural + Conference Center; & attend a meeting with inhabitants + young talent from the German-speaking Community @ the Saint Vith Town Hall]

Feb.27  Belgium: Q.Paola visits the Home + Care Center to express her gratitude to the staff members who contributed to her recovery, in Brussels

Feb.27  UK: Catherine Dss of Cambridge visits the Royal College of Obstetricians + Gynaecologusts

Feb.27  UK: Catherine Dss of Cambridge launches a campaign to promote nursing worldwide @ St. Thomas’s Hosptial [visit a specialist ward; participate in a roundtable discussion; deliver a speech & launch the Nursing Now campaign]

Feb.27  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex visits Berkshire [visits the Holyport Real Tennis Club in celebration of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Real Tennis Tour 2018, Maidenhead; & attends a lunch for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation @ Royal Oak, Littlefield Green; visits Manor Green School, Maidenhead]

Feb.27  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex holds a Dinner for the University of Bath @ Bagshot Park

Feb.27  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends the Learning + Work Institute’s ‘Positive Transitions, supporting young adult carers in learning + work’ discussions @ Hallam Conference Centre, London

Feb.27  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends a UK Coaching Research Conference @ the Museum of Science + Industry In Manchester, Manchester

Feb.27  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends The Fishmongers’ Company Livery Civic Dinner @ Fishmongers’ Hall, London

Feb.27  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent visits the Masonic Charitable Foundation @ Freemasons’ Hall, London


Feb.27  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent attends the United Grand Lodge of England’s Rulers’ Lunch @ Freemasons Hall

Feb.27  Spain: 2nd Wedding Anniversary of Luis Beltran Gomez-Acebo y de Borbon & Andrea Pascual Vicens   {2016} 

Feb.27  Norway: CP Haakon attends the board meeting of the SIKT foundation

Feb.26-Mar.11  Denmark: CP Frederik is regent


WEDNESDAY :: February 28

Feb.28  Romania: 65th Birthday of Princess Irina of Romania   {1953}

Feb.28  Austria: 24th Birthday of Archduchess Eleonore of Austria, Princess Imperial of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary, Croatia + Bohemia   {1994}

Feb.28  Morocco: 11th Birthday of Princess Lalla Khadija of Morocco   {2007}

Feb.28  Monaco: 1st Birthday of Stefano Casiraghi   {2017}

Feb.28  Belgium: K.Philippe participates in the Youth Place event organized by the Royal Institute of Labor Elites (IRET) with young Laureates of Labor on the theme of youth + employment

Feb.28  Belgium: Pss Astrid attends the 2017 Award Ceremony of the Fund for Scientific Medical Research managed by the King Baudouin Foundation as part of Rare Diseases Day @ the Palais des Colonies 

Feb.28  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge, Catherine Dss of Cambridge, Pr.Harry of Wales & Meghan Markle participate in the 1st annual Royal Foundation Forum under the theme ‘Making a Difference Together’

Feb.28  UK: Catherine Dss of Cambridge visits the exhibition “Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography” @ the National Portrait Gallery

Feb.28  UK: Sophie Ctss of Wessex holds a Reception in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Lions Clubs International’s Multiple District 105, British Isles + Ireland @ Buckingham Palace, London

Feb.28  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends a Luncheon to mark the 125th Anniversary of Transaid’s Schmitz Cargobull @ the Institute of Directors, London

Feb.28  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal opens the new Grenfell Factory, London

Feb.28  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends the Annual City Food Lecture @ Guildhall, London


Feb.28  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent attends the Adams-Sweeting Lecture @ the University of Surrey, Stag Hill, Guildford, Surrey

Feb.28  UK: 8th Birthday of Freddy Parker Bowles   {2010}

Feb.28  Spain: National Day in Andalusia, Spain (Dia de Andalucia)

Feb.28  Norway: CP Haakon attends the 75th anniversary of the heavy water sabotage operation at Vemork


Feb.28  Denmark: State Council @ Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen

Feb.26-Mar.11  Denmark: CP Frederik is regent



THURSDAY :: March 1

Mar.1: Purim   {Judaism}

Mar.1  Romania: Spring Festival {Martisor} in Romania

Mar.1  Belgium: Q.Mathilde visits the LUCA School of Arts – Lemmens Campus, Leuven


Mar.1  Belgium: Pss Astrid attends the inauguration of the 5th Salon du Chocolat under the theme ‘Chocolate & Cocoa, the Great Adventure’, Brussels

Mar.1  UK: St. David's Day / National Day in Wales

Mar.1  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex visits the Queen’s Real Tennis Club in celebration of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Real Tennis Tour 2018, London

Mar.1  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex attends a Reception for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation @ the Queen’s Real Tennis Club, London

Mar.1  UK: Sophie Ctss of Wessex attends the Ice Maiden Homecoming @ the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Camberley, Surrey


Mar.1  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal visits Northamptonshire [visits the Support Centre @ Daylight Centre Fellowship, Queens Hall, Wellingborough; opens the Cobblers Education Centre @ Northampton Town Football Club, Sixfields Stadium, Northampton; & attends a Reception to mark the 50th Anniversary of Save the Children UK’s Higham Ferrers Branch @ The Bede House, St. Mary’s Church, Higham Ferrers, Rushden]

Mar.1  UK: 63rd Birthday of Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence   {1955}

Mar.1  UK: 48th Birthday of Hon. Serena Armstrong-Jones, Countess of Snowdon   {1970}

Mar.1  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester holds a Reception for Cancer Research UK @ St. James’s Palace, London [with attendance from: Pss Alexandra of Kent]

Mar.1  UK: 38th Birthday of Lady Rose Gilman   {1980}

Mar.1  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent attends a Dinner for Opera North @ the Foundling Museum, Bloomsbury, London

Mar.1  UK: Pss Alexandra of Kent attends a Reception for Cancer Research UK @ St. James’s Palace, London

Mar.1  Spain: Day of the Balearic Islands in Spain

Mar.1  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia hold an audience with former State Secretary Hans Gustaf Wessberg @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm

Mar.1  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf holds farewell audiences @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm

Mar.1  Norway: CP Haakon holds an audience with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mar.1  Norway: CP Haakon holds an audience with representatives of the National Association for the Dole

Mar.1  Norway: CP Haakon attends a music luncheon in relation to the Larm music conference + festival, Vulcan


Mar.1  Norway: CPss Mette-Marit visits the Oslo School of Architecture + Design

Feb.26-Mar.11  Denmark: CP Frederik is regent



FRIDAY :: March 2

Mar.2: Holi   {Bangladesh, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Mauritius, Malaysia, Pakistan, Suriname, UK, USA, South Africa, etc.}

Mar.2  Brunei: 2nd Birthday of Princess Muthee'ah Raayatul Bolkiah of Brunei   {2016}

Mar.2  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal visits Cheshire [opens the Cheshire Fire + Rescue Service Safety & Lifeskills Education Centre, Lymm; & visits HM Prison Risley, Risley, Warrington]


Mar.2  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal opens the Headway Worcestershire Brain Injury Centre @ The Mill, Worcester, Worcestershire

Mar.2  UK: 15th Birthday of Eloise Taylor   {2003}

Mar.2  Spain: 5th Birthday of Nicolas Gomez-Acebo y Carney   {2013}

Mar.2  Sweden: 2nd Birthday of Prince Oscar of Sweden, Duke of Skane   {2016}

Mar.2  Norway: CP Haakon presides over the Council of State @ the Royal Palace, Oslo

Feb.26-Mar.11  Denmark: CP Frederik is regent

Mar.2  Denmark: 40th Birthday of Martin Jorgensen   {1978}


SATURDAY :: March 3

Mar.3  Bulgaria: Liberation Day in Bulgaria {autonomy within the Ottoman Empire 1878}

Mar.3  Georgia: Mother's Day in Georgia

Mar.3  France: 45th Birthday of Prince Charles-Philippe of Orleans, Duke of Anjou, Duke-consort of Cadaval   {1973}

Mar.3  Portugal: 21st Birthday of Infanta Maria Francisca of Portugal   {1997}

Mar.3  Qatar: 9th Wedding Anniversary of Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of Qatar & Sheikha Al-Anoud bint Mana bin ‘Abdu’l Hadi Al-Hajri   {2009}

Feb.26-Mar.11  Denmark: CP Frederik is regent


SUNDAY :: March 4

Mar.4  USA: 90th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars) @ the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood, CA

Mar.4  Monaco: 26th Birthday of Jazmin Grimaldi   {1992}

Mar.4  Luxembourg: 20th Birthday of Prince Paul-Louis of Nassau   {1998}

Feb.26-Mar.11  Denmark: CP Frederik is regent


Sunday, February 18, 2018

Weekly Royal Agenda :: Monday, February 19 - Sunday, February 25, 2018

MONDAY :: February 19

Feb.19: Clean Monday / Pure Monday - Great Lent begins   {Eastern Orthodox Christianity}

Feb.19  USA: Presidents' Day

Feb.19  Qatar: 12th Wedding Anniversary of Sheikh Hamad bin ‘Abdu’llah bin Khalifa Al-Thani of Qatar & Sheikha Jawaha bint ‘Abdu’l Aziz bin Jasim bin Hamad Al-Thani of Qatar   {2006}

Feb.19  Luxembourg: HGD Guillaume & HGDss Stephanie attend the 68th International Film Festival of Berlin, in Berlin, Germany [visit the Babelsberg film studios, Potsdam; participate in a tour of the “Michel Majerus Estate” former workshops of the Luxembourg painter; & attend the awards ceremony]

Feb.19  UK: Catherine Dss of Cambridge & Sophie Ctss of Wessex attend the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange @ Buckingham Palace, London

Feb.19  UK: 58th Birthday of The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Earl of Inverness, Baron Killyleagh   {1960}

Feb.19  UK: Sophie Ctss of Wessex chairs a Charities Forum Meeting @ Buckingham Palace, London

Feb.19  UK: Sophie Ctss of Wessex attends a Commonwealth Fashion Reception @ Buckingham Palace, London


Feb.19  Spain: K.Felipe VI, Q.Letizia, K.Juan Carlos I & Q.Sofia present the National Sports Awards 2016 @ the Royal Palace of El Pardo, Madrid

Feb.17-25  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia attend the Winter Olympic Games, in Pyeonchang, South Korea

Feb.19  Sweden: Pr.Daniel attends a Steering Group meeting of Prince Daniel’s Fellowship + Entrepreneurship Program @ the Royal Engineering Sciences

Feb.13-Mar.14  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court will be in mourning during this period. The Queen, the Royal Family & the Court will not participate in social or entertainment events.  They will wear dark clothing during public appearances.


TUESDAY :: February 20

Feb.20  Belgium: K.Philippe receives Mr. Armin Laschet (Minister-President of North-Rhine Westphalia) in an audience @ the Chateau de Laeken

Feb.20  Belgium: K.Philippe & Q.Mathilde attend the annual Mass celebrated in memory of the deceased members of the Royal Family @ the Notre-Dame Church, Laeken

Feb.20  Belgium: Pss Astrid attends the New + Emerging Regulations Seminar organized by the Royal Union of Pharmacists of the Pharmaceutical Industry

Feb.20  Belgium: Pss Astrid attends the EURODIS Awards ceremony on the occasion of the International Day of Rare Diseases

Feb.20  UK: Q.Elizabeth II visits the Royal College of Physicians on the occasion of its Quincentenary, London

Feb.20  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales visits the Headquarters Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (HQ ARRC) @ Imjin Barracks, Innsworth, Gloucestershire

Feb.20  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge visits MIRA Technology Park, Nuneaton, Warwickshire

Feb.20  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge visits Triumph Motorcycles Ltd., Hickley, Leicestershire

Feb.20  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex holds a US Charter for Business Lunch @ Buckingham Palace, London

Feb.20  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal opens The Injured Jockeys Fund’s renovated Oaksey House facilities @ Lambourn, Hungerford, Berkshire

Feb.20  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends a Reception to mark the establishment of the Royal College of Paediatrics + Child Health’s Children’s Research Fund, London

Feb.20  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester visits Surrey [visits Cubic Transportation Limited, AFC House, Salfords; presents The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade to Mark Roberts Motion Control Limited, Unit 3, South East Studios, Blindley Heath; & visits North Downs Specialist Referrals @ the Friesian Building 3 + 4, The Brewerstreet Dairy Business Park, Bletchingley]

Feb.20  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent opens the Medical School @ the University of Buckingham, Buckingham


Feb.20  Spain: K.Felipe VI attends the inauguration of the 40th Edition of the International Fair of the Agricultural Machine FIMA 2018 @ the Fair of Zaragoza

Feb.17-25  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia attend the Winter Olympic Games, in Pyeonchang, South Korea

Feb.20  Sweden: 4th Birthday of Princess Leonore of Sweden, Duchess of Gotland   {2014}

Feb.13-Mar.14  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court will be in mourning during this period. The Queen, the Royal Family & the Court will not participate in social or entertainment events.  They will wear dark clothing during public appearances.

Feb.20  Denmark: Funeral of the late Prince Consort Henrik of Denmark @ Christiansborg Palace Church, Copenhagen


WEDNESDAY :: February 21

Feb.21  Bhutan: 38th Birthday of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan   {1980}

Feb.21  Netherlands/Bourbon-Parma: 4th Birthday of Princess Zita of Bourbon-Parma   {2014}

Feb.21  Belgium: K.Philippe participates in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the social status of the self-employed & chairs a roundtable on its importance with independent workers @ BOZAR Brussels, Brussels

Feb.21  Belgium/Austria: 32nd Birthday of Prince Amedeo of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este, Prince Imperial of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary, Bohemia + Croatia, Prince of Modena   {1986}

Feb.21  Luxembourg: GDss Maria Teresa attends the academic session organized as part of the 40th anniversary of the Tercentenary (Tricentennial Foundation)

Feb.21  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge & Catherine Dss of Cambridge visit Sunderland [visit The Fire Station; & view the Northern Spire bridge over the River Wear opening in Spring 2018]

Feb.21  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex visits Bristol [visits Bristol Real Tennis Club, Clifton College Playing Fields, Abbots Leigh; visits Ashton Court Country Park, Ashton Court Mansion, Long Ashton; visits Clifton College, Clifton; & attends a Dinner for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award @ Merchants Hall, Clifton]

Feb.21  UK: Sophie Ctss of Wessex holds a Dinner for The Brendoncare Foundation @ Bagshot Park

Feb.21  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal visits Scotland [visits Victim Support Scotland’s Glasgow Service @ Abbey House, Glasgow; & opens the new butchery + production facility @ Mearns McCaskie Butchers, Bayview, Wemyss Bay, Renfrewshire]

Feb.21  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends The Corporation of Trinity House’s Younger Brethren Guest Night @ The Corporation of Trinity House, London

Feb.21  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester opens the Recital Hall @ the Royal Academy of Music, London

Feb.21  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent attends The Queen’s Anniversary Prize Dinner @ Guildhall, London

Feb.21  Spain: K.Felipe VI attends an extraordinary session of the Economic + Social Council on the occasion of its 25th anniversary @ the Headquarters of the Economic + Social Council, Madrid


Feb.21  Spain: Q.Letizia attends a work meeting on the situation of Gender Violence in Spain @ the Headquarters of the Government Delegation for Gender Violence, Madrid

Feb.17-25  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia attend the Winter Olympic Games, in Pyeonchang, South Korea

Feb.21  Norway: 81st Birthday of King Harald of Norway   {1937}

Feb.13-Mar.14  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court will be in mourning during this period. The Queen, the Royal Family & the Court will not participate in social or entertainment events.  They will wear dark clothing during public appearances.


THURSDAY :: February 22

Feb.22  USA: President Washington's Birthday

Feb.22  France: 6th Birthday of Princess Isabelle of Orleans   {2012}

Feb.22  Belgium: Q.Mathilde visits the project “Education for Peace + Citizenship through singing + their performing arts” @ the House of Performing Arts, Godinne

Feb.22  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex visits Bristol [attends a Business Breakfast for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award @ RSM, Hartwell House; & visits All Aboard! Watersports @ Baltic Wharf, Underfall Yard]

Feb.22  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex visits Amey, Swindon

Feb.22  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends a Reception for The Cranfield Trust @ Saddlers’ Hall, London

Feb.22  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends a Reception for the Motor Neurone Disease Association @ Lazard, London

Feb.22  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent attends The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes Presentation for Higher + Further Education @ Buckingham Palace, London

Feb.22  UK: 85th Birthday of (Katharine) Princess Edward, Duchess of Kent, Countess of St. Andrews, Baroness Downpatrick   {1933}

Feb.22  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds an audience with Mr. Guido Raimondi (President of the European Court of Human Rights) @ the Palace of La Zarzuela, Madrid


Feb.22  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia attend the inauguration of the 37th edition of the International Contemporary Art Fair-ARCOmadrid @ IFEMA-Feria de Madrid

Feb.17-25  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia attend the Winter Olympic Games, in Pyeonchang, South Korea

Feb.22  Sweden: Pr.Carl Philip attends the scholarship awards from the Prince Bertil + Princess Lilian Sports Foundation @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm

Feb.13-Mar.14  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court will be in mourning during this period. The Queen, the Royal Family & the Court will not participate in social or entertainment events.  They will wear dark clothing during public appearances.


FRIDAY :: February 23

Feb.23  Romania: 69th Birthday of Lia Lambrino   {1949}

Feb.23  Brunei: National Day in Brunei

Feb.23  Japan: 58th Birthday of Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan   {1960}

Feb.23  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales visits Wales [visits Ty Hafan: the Children’s Hospice in Wales, Sully, Mid Glamorgan; & opens the Head Office + South Wales airbase of the Wales Air Ambulance Charity @ Ffordd Angel, Llanelli Gate, Llanelli, Dyfed]

Feb.17-25  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia attend the Winter Olympic Games, in Pyeonchang, South Korea

Feb.23  Sweden: 6th Birthday of Princess Estelle of Sweden, Duchess of Ostergotland   {2012}

Feb.13-Mar.14  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court will be in mourning during this period. The Queen, the Royal Family & the Court will not participate in social or entertainment events.  They will wear dark clothing during public appearances.

Feb.23  Denmark: Q.Margrethe II receives new ambassadors from New Zealand, the Vatican, Guyana, Cambodia & Jamaica @ Christian VII’s Palace, Amalienborg, Copenhagen


SATURDAY :: February 24

Feb.24  Romania: Dragobetele (similar to Valentine's Day) in Romania

Feb.24  Italy: 78th Birthday of Princess Maria Gabriella of Italy/Savoy   {1940}

Feb.24  Bourbon-Two Sicilies: 55th Birthday of Prince Carlo/Charles of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro   {1963}

Feb.24  Greece/Denmark: 16th Birthday of Arrietta Morales y de Grecia   {2002}

Feb.24  Luxembourg/Austria: 2nd Birthday of Archduchess Magdalena of Austria   {2016}

Feb.24  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex attends a Nicola Bernadetti Concert + Dinner @ St. George’s Hill Golf Club, Weybridge, Surrey


Feb.24  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends the Scotland vs. England Rugby International @ Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland

Feb.17-25  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia attend the Winter Olympic Games, in Pyeonchang, South Korea

Feb.13-Mar.14  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court will be in mourning during this period. The Queen, the Royal Family & the Court will not participate in social or entertainment events.  They will wear dark clothing during public appearances.


SUNDAY :: February 25

Feb.25: Sunday of Orthodoxy   {Eastern Orthodox Christianity}

Feb.25  South Korea: Winter Olympic Games Closing Ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea

Feb.25  Kuwait: National Day / Independence Day in Kuwait   {1961}

Feb.25  Netherlands/Bourbon-Parma: 7th Birthday of Paola ten Cate   {2011}

Feb.25  Belgium: K.Philippe & Q.Mathilde attend the Krakelingen procession on the occasion of the 950th anniversary of the city’s charter of freedom @ Grammont


Feb.25  Spain: K.Felipe VI attends an official dinner of the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2018 @ the Palau de la Musica Catalana, Barcelona

Feb.17-25  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia attend the Winter Olympic Games, in Pyeonchang, South Korea

Feb.13-Mar.14  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court will be in mourning during this period. The Queen, the Royal Family & the Court will not participate in social or entertainment events.  They will wear dark clothing during public appearances.


Saturday, February 17, 2018

Weekly Royal Agenda :: Monday, February 12 - Sunday, February 18, 2018

MONDAY :: February 12

Feb.12: Lundi Gras   {Roman Catholicism}

Feb.12  USA: President Lincoln's Birthday

Feb.12  Italy: 81st Birthday of Crown Prince Vittorio Emanuele of Italy, Prince of Naples   {1937}

Feb.12  Italy: 83rd Birthday of Crown Princess Maria of Italy, Princess of Naples   {1935}

Feb.12  Egypt: 36th Birthday of Princess Fawzia-Latifa of Egypt   {1982}

Feb.12   Jordan: 37th Birthday of Hussein Mirza   {1981}

Feb.12  UAE-Abu Dhabi: 6th Wedding Anniversary of Sheikh Nahyan bin Saif bin Mohammed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi & Sheikha Fatema bint Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi   {2012} 

Feb.9-13  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander attends the 23rd Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea

Feb.11-13  Netherlands: Q.Maxima visits the Republic of Indonesia

Feb.12  Netherlands: Q.Maxima visits Indonesia [visits the farmer company Vasham, Bandar Lampung, Province of Lampung; & attends a roundtable discussion focused on value chain financing, Jakarta]

Feb.10-18  Belgium: K.Philippe, Q.Mathilde, Pss Elisabeth Dss of Brabant, Pr.Gabriel, Pr.Emmanuel & Pss Eleonore spend their Carnival holiday in Verbier, Switzerland

Feb.12  Belgium: K.Philippe, Q.Mathilde, Pss Elisabeth Dss of Brabant, Pr.Gabriel, Pr.Emmanuel & Pss Eleonore pose for photos on the slopes & during a ski session while on their annual winter vacation @ Verbier, Switzerland


Feb.12  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales holds a Dinner for the Moorland Association

Feb.10-15  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends the 23rd Winter Olympic Games, Pyeongchang, South Korea

Feb.12  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends the 23rd Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea [visits the Athletes’ Village]

Feb.12  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent visits Cyprus [departs from Heathrow Airport, London, for Cyrpus; arrives @ Larnaca International Airport; & visits The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers + Greys) while deployed on Operation TOSCA 27 as part of the UN peacekeeping mission]

Feb.12  UK: Pss Alexandra of Kent holds a Concert for uniting people through the power of music @ Buckingham Palace, London

Feb.12  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia present the 2017 National Innovation + Design Awards 2017 @ the Forest Theater (Teatro del Bosque), Madrid

Feb.12  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & CPss Victoria attend an informational cabinet meeting @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm

Feb.12  Sweden: Q.Silvia attends the Swedish Dementia Centre’s 10th anniversary celebrations @ Stockholm City Hall, Stockholm

Feb.12  Norway: K.Harald V holds an audience with the Chief of the Norwegian Army

Feb.12  Norway: 86th Birthday of Princess Astrid of Norway   {1932}


Feb.12  Denmark: Q.Margrethe II visits Sankt Lukas Hospice on the occasion of the 25th anniversary @ the Diakonissehuset St Lukas Foundation, Hellerup


TUESDAY :: February 13

Feb.13: Mardi Gras / Shrove Tuesday / Fat Tuesday / Carnival ends   {Roman Catholicism}

Feb.13  Jordan: 62nd Birthday of Princess Alia bint Al Hussein of Jordan   {1956}

Feb.9-13  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander attends the 23rd Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea

Feb.11-13  Netherlands: Q.Maxima visits the Republic of Indonesia

Feb.13  Netherlands: Q.Maxima visits Indonesia [attends a meeting with President Joko Widodo @ the Istana Merdeka (the Presidential Palace), Jakarta; makes a working visit to the fintech innovator company Go-Jek, Jakarta; meets with the Minister of Economic Affairs (Darmin Nasution), the Minister of Finance (Ms. Sri Mulyani Indrawati), the Minister for Development + Cultural Affairs (Ms. Puan Maharani), the Governor of the Bank of Indonesia (Agus Martowardojo) & the Chairman of the Financial Services Authority (Wimboh Santoso), Jakarta; & attends a roundtable discussion @ the Secretariat of the National Council for Inclusive Finance, Jakarta]

Feb.10-18  Belgium: K.Philippe, Q.Mathilde, Pss Elisabeth Dss of Brabant, Pr.Gabriel, Pr.Emmanuel & Pss Eleonore spend their Carnival holiday in Verbier, Switzerland

Feb.13  UK: Q.Elizabeth II receives Lieutenant General David Leakey upon relinquishing his appointment as Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod & delivers up the Insignia of Office

Feb.13  UK: Q.Elizabeth II presents the Lady Usher of the Black Rod (Miss Sarah Clarke) with her ceremonial staff during an official audience (takes the Oath upon her appointment as Lady Usher of the Black Rod & receives the Insignia of Office) @ Buckingham Palace, London

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

Feb.13  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales holds a Council Meeting for the Campaign for Wool

Feb.13  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales holds an Accounting for Sustainability Dinner @ Clarence House, London


Feb.13  UK: Pr.Harry of Wales & Meghan Markle visit Edinburgh, Scotland [visit Edinburgh Castle; visit Social Bite enterprise café; & attend a celebration for Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018 (attend a Reception to celebrate youth achievements) @ the Palace of Holyroodhouse]

Feb.10-15  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends the 23rd Winter Olympic Games, Pyeongchang, South Korea

Feb.13  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends the 23rd Winter Olympic Games, Pyeongchang, South Korea

Feb.13  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester receives Mr. Martin Corrie (President of the Lawn Tennis Association) & Mr. Scott Lloyd (Chief Executive Officer)

Feb.13  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent visits Cyprus [attends a Command Briefing & meets soldiers from The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers + Greys) Regiment @ Ledra Palace, Nicosia; attends a Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers + Greys) Regimental Lunch @ the Officers’ Mess, Ledra Palace, Nicosia; visits the Green Line; visits the Mobile Force Reserve, Nicosia; visits Gleneagles Camp + Nicosia International Airport, Nicosia; & attends a Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers + Greys) Regimental Dinner @ the Officers’ Mess, Ledra Palace, Nicosia]

Feb.13  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds an audience with the Standing Committee of the Conference of Rectors of Spanish Universities (CRUE) @ the Palace of La Zarzuela, Madrid

Feb.13  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds an audience with the winning children of the 36th edition of the school contest “What is a King for you?” @ the Royal Palace of El Pardo, Madrid

Feb.13  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf, Q.Silvia & CPss Victoria attend a meeting with the Foreign Ministry ahead of the Royal Couple’s upcoming trip to South Korea

Feb.13  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia attend a charity event with the Baltic Salmon Foundation, Stockholm

Feb.13  Sweden: Q.Silvia attends the Silviahem certification of Tyreso municipality, Tyreso

Feb.13-15  Norway:  CP Haakon attends the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea

Feb.13  Norway: CP Haakon attends the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea [attends the men’s alpine combined skiing, slalom; attends the Medal ceremony of ladies’ normal hill individual; & attends the cross-country sprint classic, women + men]

Feb.13  Denmark: the Danish Royal Court releases an announcement that Pr.Consort Henrik has been transferred from the Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, to Fredensborg Palace.  His condition remains serious.

Feb.13  Denmark: CP Frederik, CPss Mary, Pr.Christian & Pss Isabella visit Pr.Consort Henrik @ Fredensborg Palace

Feb.13  Denmark:  The Danish Royal Court announces that Pr.Consort Henrik passed away peacefully in his sleep on Feb. 13 with Q.Margrethe II, CP Frederik & Pr.Joachim by his side @ Fredensborg Palace. He was 83.  He was born on June 11, 1934 in the commune of Talence, France, as Henri Marie Jean Andre de Laborde de Monpezat as the 2nd of 9 children born to Count Andre de Laborde de Monpezat & Renee Doursenot.  Until the age of 5, he & his family lived in French Indochina (Vietnam) as his father worked for the family’s industrial companies in the region. In 1939 they returned to France & he was educated at home.  He attended a Jesuit boarding school in Bordeaux in 1947.  His secondary education was at the Cahors Gymnasium, in France, & at the French Gymnasium, in Hanoi, Vietnam.  From 1952-1957 he studied law + politics @ the Sorbonne University, France, & the Chinese + Vietnamese languages @ the Ecole Nationale des Langues Orientales.  At age 24 he lived in Hong Kong, China, for a year, then studied further in Saigon, Vietnam.  He served in the French military between 1959-1962, serving in Algeria during the Algerian War.  Afterward he got a job with the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, serving 1st in the Asian Department & then moving to London, England, UK, to work as a secretary under the French Ambassador from 1963-1967.  During this time he met the future Q.Margrethe II of Denmark in 1965.  They conducted a year-long secret courtship & their engagement was announced in October 1966.  They married on June 10, 1967 @ the Holmens Krik, Copenhagen.  He changed his name to the  Danish ‘Henrik’ & became a member of the Danish Lutheran Evangelical Church before the wedding.  They had 2 sons: CP Frederik (1968) & Pr.Joachim (1969).


Feb.13-Mar.14  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court will be in mourning during this period. The Queen, the Royal Family & the Court will not participate in social or entertainment events.  They will wear dark clothing during public appearances.


WEDNESDAY :: February 14

Feb.14:  Saint Valentine's Day

Feb.14: Ash Wednesday   {Roman Catholicism}

Feb.14  Bahrain: 16th Accession Anniversary (as King) of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain   {2002}

Feb.10-18  Belgium: K.Philippe, Q.Mathilde, Pss Elisabeth Dss of Brabant, Pr.Gabriel, Pr.Emmanuel & Pss Eleonore spend their Carnival holiday in Verbier, Switzerland

Feb.14  Luxembourg: 37th Wedding Anniversary of Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg & Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg   {1981}

Feb.14  Luxembourg: GD Henri & GDss Maria Teresa visit the new exhibition of artist Jacques Schneider who dedicated a series of 37 portraits to them for 37 years of happiness on the occasion of their wedding anniversary

Feb.14  Liechtenstein: 73rd Birthday of Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein   {1945}

Feb.14  UK: Q.Elizabeth II receives HE Ms. Susana de la Puete-Wiese in an audience as she presents the Letters of Recall of her predecessor & her own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Republic of Peru to the Court of St. James’s

Feb.14  UK: Q.Elizabeth II receives HE Mr. Raffaele Trombetta (& Mrs. Trombetta) in an audience as he presents the Letters of Recall of his predecessor & his own Letters of Credence as Ambassador from the Italian Republic to the Court of St. James’s

Feb.14  UK: Q.Elizabeth II receives Mr. Christopher Le Brun (President of the Royal Academy of Arts) & Dr. Charles Saumarez-Smith (Secretary + Chief Executive)

Feb.14  UK: Q.Elizabeth II gives a Reception for the Commonwealth Diaspora from across the UK @ Buckingham Palace, London [with attendance from: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales, Camilla Dss of Cornwall & Birgitte Dss of Gloucester]

Feb.14  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales & Pr.Harry of Wales attend a Meeting of The Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit @ Fishmongers’ Hall, London

Feb.14  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales holds a Reception for WWF-UK @ Clarence House, London

Feb.14  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales receives Lieutenant Colonel James Lane upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer of The Royal Dragoon Guards & Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Watts upon assuming the appointment


Feb.14  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales receives Lieutenant Colonel Gavin Rundle upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer of 1 Regiment of the Army Air Corps & Lieutenant Colonel Nicholas English upon assuming his appointment as Commanding Officer of 3 Regiment, & Lieutenant Colonel Paul Stewart upon assuming his appointment as Commanding Officer of 5 Regiment

Feb.10-15  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends the 23rd Winter Olympic Games, Pyeongchang, South Korea

Feb.14  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends the 23rd Winter Olympic Games, Pyeongchang, South Korea [attends a Dinner given by HM’s Amabssador to the Republic of Korea (HE Mr. Charles Hay) @ the Residence, Seoul]

Feb.14  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent arrives @ Gatwick Airport, London, from Cyprus

Feb.14  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds an audience with the Board of Directors of the Spanish Confederation of Associations of Manufacturers of Construction Products (CEPCO) @ the Palace of La Zarzuela, Madrid

Feb.14  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds an audience with a representation of the Hotusa Group @ the Palace of La Zarzuela, Madrid

Feb.14  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds an audience with the Governing Board of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities + Provinces (FEMP) @ the Palace of La Zarzuela, Madrid

Feb.14  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds an audience with Mr. Sameh Shoukry (Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt) @ the Palace of La Zarzuela, Madrid

Feb.14  Spain: Q.Letizia attends a working meeting with the Board of Directors of the Spanish Federation of Rare Diseases (FEDER) @ FEDER headquarters, Madrid

Feb.14  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf attends an introductory lecture with King Carl XVI Gustaf’s 50th Birthday Fund for Science, Technology + the Environment with Professor Johan Anderson @ Umea University, Umea

Feb.14  Sweden: Q.Silvia attends the seminar Agenda 2030 for Children – End Violence Solutions Summit @ Munchenbryggeriet, Stockholm


Feb.14  Sweden: Pss Madeleine posts a new photo of Pss Leonore & Pr.Nicolas on her facebook page to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day

Feb.13-15  Norway:  CP Haakon attends the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea

Feb.14  Norway: CP Haakon attends the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea [visits the Winter Olympics Athletes Village; attends the Nordic Combined, NH/10km; attends the Medal ceremony in Alpensia; attends women’s biathlon 15km; & attends the Curling match between Norway vs. Japan]


Feb.14  Denmark: Q.Margrethe II views floral + written tributes from the Danish public for the late Prince Consort Henrik of Denmark @ Fredensborg Palace

Feb.13-Mar.14  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court will be in mourning during this period. The Queen, the Royal Family & the Court will not participate in social or entertainment events.  They will wear dark clothing during public appearances.




THURSDAY :: February 15

Feb.15  USA: Susan B. Anthony Day

Feb.15  Serbia: National Day in Serbia (the beginning of the Serbian revolution against Ottoman rule in 1804 & the 1st constitution in 1835)

Feb.10-18  Belgium: K.Philippe, Q.Mathilde, Pss Elisabeth Dss of Brabant, Pr.Gabriel, Pr.Emmanuel & Pss Eleonore spend their Carnival holiday in Verbier, Switzerland

Feb.15  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales visits Durham [meets representatives of Fire + Rescue, Police, Ambulance & Mountain Rescue Services @ the new Emergency Service Centre, Barnard Castle; visits The Bowes Museum @ Barnard Castle; visits the Durham Light Infantry Collection Gallery @ Durham University’s Palace Green Library; visits the Church of St. Mary the Less @ St. John’s Chapel, South Bailey; visits the Open Treasure visitor experience, unveils a commemorative plaque & attends a concert celebrating the life + work of Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry @ Durham Cathedral]

Feb.10-15  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends the 23rd Winter Olympic Games, Pyeongchang, South Korea

Feb.15  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf holds formal/solemn audiences with 4 newly appointed foreign ambassadors @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm

Feb.15  Sweden: Q.Silvia attends a board meeting of the Silviahemmet Foundation

Feb.15  Sweden: Pr.Daniel visits the Red Cross Treatment Center, Malmo

Feb.15-17  Sweden: Pr.Carl Philip attends Rally Sweden, Varmland


Feb.15  Norway: K.Harald V holds an audience with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs [with attendance from: Q.Sonja]

Feb.13-15  Norway:  CP Haakon attends the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea

Feb.15  Norway: CP Haakon attends the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea [attends the Curling match between Norway vs. Canada; attends the Men’s Downhill Alpine Skiing; attends the women’s 10km free cross-country; attends the Ice Hockey match between Norway vs. Sweden; & attends the men’s biathlon 20km]


Feb.15  Norway: CPss Mette-Marit visits Fredrikstad on the occasion of the Cathedral of Hope

Feb.13-Mar.14  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court will be in mourning during this period. The Queen, the Royal Family & the Court will not participate in social or entertainment events.  They will wear dark clothing during public appearances.

Feb.15  Denmark: The hearse carrying the casket of the late Prince Consort Henrik of Denmark (d. Feb. 13, 2018) left Fredensborg Palace to transport the late Prince to Amalienborg, Copenhagen, ahead of his funeral next week [participating in the crown car cortege: Q.Margrethe II, CP Frederik, CPss Mary, Pr.Christian, Pss Isabella, Pr.Vincent, Pss Josephine, Pr.Joachim, Pss Marie, Pr.Nikolai, Pr.Felix, Pr.Henrik & Pss Athena]


Feb.15  Denmark: CP Frederik, CPss Mary, Pr.Christian, Pss Isabella, Pr.Vincent, Pss Josephine, Pr.Joachim, Pss Marie, Pr.Nikolai, Pr.Felix, Pr.Henrik & Pss Athena view the floral + written tributes to the late Prince Consort Henrik of Denmark from the Danish public @ Amalienborg, Copenhagen


FRIDAY :: February 16

Feb.16: Chinese New Year

Feb.16  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander opens the exhibition ‘Believing in friendship’ (bout 700 years of Illustre Lieve Vrouwe Broederschap) @ the Noordbrabants Museum, ‘s –Hertogenbosch

Feb.10-18  Belgium: K.Philippe, Q.Mathilde, Pss Elisabeth Dss of Brabant, Pr.Gabriel, Pr.Emmanuel & Pss Eleonore spend their Carnival holiday in Verbier, Switzerland

Feb.16  Luxembourg: 27th Birthday of Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg, Princess of Nassau, Princess of Bourbon-Parma   {1991}

Feb.16  Sweden: CPss Victoria & Pr.Daniel visit Lithuania [attend official celebrations on Lithuania’s National Day, Vilnius (attend the Flag Raising Ceremony near the Presidential Palace; attend the Bell Tolling Ceremony @ the Presidential Palace; attend a Catholic Service @ Vilnius Cathedral); attend a Luncheon hosted by President Dalia Grybauskaite @ the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, Vilnius; & attend a reception with school children working on the UN Global Sustainability Goals @ the Swedish Embassy, Vilnius]

Feb.15-17  Sweden: Pr.Carl Philip attends Rally Sweden, Varmland

Feb.16  Norway: K.Harald V presides over the Council of State @ the Royal Palace, Oslo

Feb.13-Mar.14  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court will be in mourning during this period. The Queen, the Royal Family & the Court will not participate in social or entertainment events.  They will wear dark clothing during public appearances.

Feb.16  Denmark: The casket of the late Prince Consort Henrik of Denmark will be transferred from Amalienborg to Christiansborg Slotskirke Christiansborg Palace Church) to lie in ‘Castrum Doloris’, Copenhagen [with attendance from: Q.Margrethe II, CP Frederik, CPss Mary, Pr.Christian, Pss Isabella, Pr.Vincent, Pss Josephine, Pr.Joachim, Pss Marie, Pr.Nikolai, Pr.Felix, Pr.Henrik & Pss Athena]


SATURDAY :: February 17

Feb.17  Brunei: 44th Birthday of Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah of Brunei   {1974}

Feb.17  Jordan: 2nd Birthday of Prince Abdullah bin Faisal bin Al Hussein of Jordan   {2016}

Feb.17  Netherlands: Pss Margriet attend the celebration on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of newspaper Dagblad Trouw, Amsterdam

Feb.10-18  Belgium: K.Philippe, Q.Mathilde, Pss Elisabeth Dss of Brabant, Pr.Gabriel, Pr.Emmanuel & Pss Eleonore spend their Carnival holiday in Verbier, Switzerland

Feb.17  Luxembourg/Austria: 64th Birthday of Archduchess Marie Astrid of Austria, Princess Imperial of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary, Croatia + Bohemia, Princess of Luxembourg, Princess of Nassau, Princess of Bourbon-Parma   {1954}

Feb.17-25  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia attend the Winter Olympic Games, in Pyeonchang, South Korea

Feb.15-17  Sweden: Pr.Carl Philip attends Rally Sweden, Varmland

Feb.13-Mar.14  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court will be in mourning during this period. The Queen, the Royal Family & the Court will not participate in social or entertainment events.  They will wear dark clothing during public appearances.

Feb.17  Denmark: The Danish Royal Family visit the late Prince Consort Henrik of Denmark during the Castrum Doloris @ Christiansborg Slotskirke (Christiansborg Palace Church), Copenhagen [with attendance from: Q.Margrethe II, CP Frederik, CPss Mary, Pr.Christian, Pss Isabella, Pr.Vincent, Pss Josephine, Pr.Joachim, Pss Marie, Pr.Nikolai, Pr.Felix, Pr.Henrik & Pss Athena]


SUNDAY :: February 18

Feb.18: Cheesefare Sunday / Forgiveness Sunday   {Eastern Orthodox Christianity}

Feb.18  Nepal: National Day (Martyrs' Day) in Nepal

Feb.18  Nepal: 67th Birthday of Queen Komal of Nepal   {1951}

Feb.18  Lesotho: 18th Wedding Anniversary of King Letsie III of Lesotho & Queen 'Masenate Mohato Seeiso of Lesotho   {2000}

Feb.18  Netherlands: 71st Birthday of Princess Maria Christina of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld   {1947}

Feb.10-18  Belgium: K.Philippe, Q.Mathilde, Pss Elisabeth Dss of Brabant, Pr.Gabriel, Pr.Emmanuel & Pss Eleonore spend their Carnival holiday in Verbier, Switzerland

Feb.18  Luxembourg: 34th Birthday of Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg, Princess of Luxembourg, Countess de Lannoy   {1984}

Feb.18  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge & Catherine Dss of Cambridge attend the BAFTAs (the EE British Academy Film Awards ceremony) @ The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Feb.17-25  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia attend the Winter Olympic Games, in Pyeonchang, South Korea

Feb.13-Mar.14  Denmark: The Danish Royal Court will be in mourning during this period. The Queen, the Royal Family & the Court will not participate in social or entertainment events.  They will wear dark clothing during public appearances.