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royal family july 2017 photo challenge [7/31] : favorite photo(s) of a royal from 2017

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Mambers of the European Royal Families appeared on the balcony of the Norwegian Royal Palace to celebrate the 80th birthday of King Harlad V and Queen Sonja of Norway. | May 9th, 2017

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Royal July 2017 Photo Challenge

[20/31] - Favourite Photo(s) of Different Royal Family Members together (ex: The Duchess of Cambridge & Queen Jetsun; Crown Princess Victoria & Crown Princess Mary; etc.).

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The Royals attend the second day of the celebrations of King Harald and Queen Sonja 80th birthday || 10.5.2017

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02/04/2017: Queen Maxima and King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands, Princess Catharina Amalia of the Netherlands, Princess Beatrice of York, Queen Anne-Marie and King Constantine of Greece, Crown Prince Pavlos and Crown Princess Marie Chantal of Greece, Princess Maria Olympia, Prince Nikolaos of Greece, and former Queen Sofia of Spain attended the wedding of Filippos Lemos and Marianna Goulandris in London, England. Marie Chantal and Pavlos’ son, Prince Odysseus-Kimon, also served as a ring bearer in the wedding. Princesses Alexia and Ariane of the Netherlands also served as flower girls. .

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Various royals in attendance for the funeral of Prince Richard on March 21, 2017 in Bad Berleburg, Germany.  Prince Richard leaves behind his wife, Princess Benedikte who he married in 1968 and his three children, Prince Gustav, Princess Alexandra, and Princess Nathalie.  He also leaves behind four grandchildren, Count Richard von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth, Countess Ingrid von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth, Konstantin Johannsmann, and Louisa Johannsmann. 

Photo by Patrick van Katwijk/Getty Images

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Royal July 2017 Photo Challenge [19/31] - Favourite Photo(s) of a Royal Event (ex: Trooping the Colour, Victoriadagen, King Willem’s Birthday Celebrations, Nobel Prizes, etc.).  

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Royals arriving for a gala banquet during King Harald & Queen Sonja 80th birthday celebration | May 10, 2017

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Queen Maxima’s foreign visits → Denmark, 2015

Visits from the Netherlands to Denmark are always special as the two countries share a close relationship. Queen Margrethe is King Willem Alexander’s godmother and he and Maxima are close to the Danish Crown Princely couple. The visit had a number of times to build on that relationship in a diplomatic field. The couple met with the Prime Minister and attended a number of visits designed to promote collaboration, including in healthcare and wellbeing. One of their key themes was the environment. They spent their second day in Samsø, an island which emits no Carbon Monoxide and is a hallmark of energy efficiency. They were welcomed by the Mayor- who is Dutch born- after discussing the environment with business and government leaders on the ferry ride over, and they followed up by touring a facility which heats 300 homes by burning straw and the Energy Academy to discuss renewable alternatives. Of course, the royal fandom was mostly interested in the glamorous occasions! Margrethe hosted a State dinner complete with tiaras and sashes, and the Dutch royal couple returned the favour by hosting a return event which saw a performance of a well known Dutch dance group. The occasion was one of the warmer royal visits and made for plenty of wonderful photo opportunities. 

More new engagements for Crown Princess Victoria:

03/16: Attendance at the opening of the exhibit “Chanel, Dior, Balmain, Marianne Bernadotte - a style icon”

03/20: Along with Daniel, Victoria will meet with Chief Economist Robert Bergqvist at the Royal Palace

03/23: Along with Daniel and the King & Queen, Victoria will attend the annual Representatives Dinner (TIARA EVENT!)

 04/26: Attendance at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons 20th anniversary event in The Hague, Netherlands

05/08:  Attendance at the Association of the Swedish Room Institutets Friends’ 80th anniversary celebration

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Swedish Royal Court

I’m betting that her event in the Netherlands on April 26th, means that she’ll be attending King Willem Alexander’s 50th birthday celebrations on the 27th! 

Favorite Modern Royal Wedding - No. 2

Crown Prince Willem-Alexander of Netherland and Maxima Zorreguieta

#4 - The Balcony Appearance and Kisses

It was finally time, the newly wed couple appeared on the balcony of the Palace at Dam Square to be cheered by a huge crowed. 

Flanked by the bridesmaids, the couple kissed seven times!

 

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Day 9- Favourite Victoria moment(s)

Victoria with foreign royals

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Royal July 2017 Photo Challenge 

[7/31]: Favourite Photo(s) of a Royal from 2017. 

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Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, and various members of the Dutch Royal Family at the 50th birthday celebrations of King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands on April 29th, 2017.

Other royals rumored to be in attendance include the Crown Prince Couple of Norway, Princess Martha Louise of Norway, the King and Queen of Belgium, the Crown Prince Couple of Denmark, other members of the Luxembourg Grand Ducal Family, and Prince Daniel of Sweden. We obviously saw the King and Queen of Spain posing for photographers earlier today before attending the dinner celebration. 

Hopefully more names of attendees and photos will surface in the next day or so!

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Through the Years → Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (51/)

2 February 2002 | The Wedding Of Crown Prince Willem Alexander & Maxima Zorreguieta, At The Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam. (Photo by Antony Jones/Julian Parker/Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)

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Royal July 2017 Photo Challenge 

[18/31]: Favourite Photo(s) of Royal Siblings.