Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Weekly Agenda :: Monday, May 21 - Sunday, May 27, 2018

MONDAY :: May 21

May 21: Whitmonday


May 21  Canada: Victoria Day

May 21  Montenegro: Independence Day in Montenegro {2006}

May 21  Belgium: 17th Birthday of Leopoldo Moncada   {2001}

May 21  UK: Q.Elizabeth II visits the Chelsea Flower Show @ the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

May 21  UK: 3 Wedding Portraits are released of Pr.Harry of Wales Dk of Sussex & Meghan Dss of Sussex’s wedding, taken by Alexi Lubomirski @ the Green Drawing Room, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire [featuring: Q.Elizabeth II, Pr.Philip Dk of Edinburgh, Pr.Charles Pr of Wales, Camilla Dss of Cornwall, Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge, Catherine Dss of Cambridge, Pr.George of Cambridge, Pss Charlotte of Cambridge, Pr.Harry of Wales Dk of Sussex, Meghan Dss of Sussex, Doria Ragland & the other flowergirls + pageboys]


May 21  UK: Pr.Harry of Wales Dk of Sussex & Meghan Dss of Sussex arrive back @ Kensington Palace, London

May 21  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends the Commonwealth Study Conference Leaders Conference Opening Reception @ Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London


May 21  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal visits The Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show @ The Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

May 21  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester & Birgitte Dss of Gloucester visit the Chelsea Flower Show of the Royal Horticultural Society @ the Gardens of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

May 21  UK: Pss Alexandra of Kent attends the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show @ Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

May 21  Spain: K.Felipe VI attends the inauguration of the 4th International Meeting of Rectors “Universia 2018” @ the Palacios de Congresos y Exposiciones de Castilla y Leon, Salamanca


May 21-23  Spain: Q.Letizia makes a Cooperation Visit to the Dominican Republic & Haiti

May 21  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf attends the regeneration of Gotland regiments 


May 21  Denmark: CP Frederik participates in the DIF, DGI + the Danish Athletics Association’s Royal Run event in the cities of Aalborg, Aarhus, Esbjerg, Odense & Copenhagen / Frederiksberg



TUESDAY :: May 22

May 22: Buddha’s Birthday   {Buddhism}

May 22  Jordan: 4th Wedding Anniversary of Princess Ayah bint Al Faisal of Jordan & Mohammed Talal Halawani   {2014}

May 22-26  UK: RHS Chelsea Flower Show @ Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

May 22  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales, Camilla Dss of Cornwall, Pr.Harry of Wales Dk of Sussex & Meghan Dss of Sussex attend The Prince of Wales’ 70th Birthday Patronage Celebration @ the Gardens of Buckingham Palace, London

May 22  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge attends The Manchester Arena National Service of Commemoration @ Manchester Cathedral, Manchester

May 22  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal participates in the CSC Leaders study tour groups in London

May 22  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester attends the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem Grand Council Meeting @ Williamsburg, VA, USA

May 22  Spain: 14th Wedding Anniversary of King Felipe VI of Spain & Queen Letizia of Spain   {2004}

May 22  Spain: K.Felipe VI & K.Juan Carlos I attend the presentation of the Cotec Report, Madrid

May 21-23  Spain: Q.Letizia makes a Cooperation Visit to the Dominican Republic & Haiti

May 22  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf, Q.Silvia & CPss Victoria hold an audience with Vice Honorary Director Olle Stenman @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm

May 22  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf holds an audience with Chairman Axel Wenblad & Coordinator Asa von Schoting of the WWF World Heritage Fund @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm

May 22  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf attends an Annual Meeting of the Baden-Powell Fellowship’s Swedish Chapter @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm

May 22  Sweden: Q.Silvia holds an audience with the Academy of Fine Arts Artistic Director, Nina Balabina @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm

May 22  Sweden: Pr.Carl Philip & Pss Sofia hold an audience with the organization “Attention” @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm


May 22  Sweden: Pr.Carl Philip attends IUCN’s 70th Anniversary @ Ulriksdal Castle

May 22  Norway: K.Harald V holds an audience with the winner of the Abel Prize 2018

May 22  Norway: K.Harald V attends the presentation of the Abel Prize 2018 @ University Hall, Oslo

May 22  Norway: K.Harald V attends the Government’s banquet in honour of the Abel Prize Laureate @ Oslo City Hall, Oslo

May 22  Norway: Pss Martha Louise attends the board meeting of Princess Martha Louise’s Fund


May 22  Denmark: CP Frederik hosts a reception for the Crown Prince’s Protections onboard the Royal Yacht Dannebrog




WEDNESDAY :: May 23

May 23-25  Netherlands/Luxembourg: K.Willem-Alexander & Q.Maxima of the Netherlands make a State Visit to Luxembourg

May 23  Netherlands/Luxembourg: K.Willem-Alexander & Q.Maxima of the Netherlands visit Luxembourg [are received during a welcome ceremony by GD Henri & GDss Maria Teresa of Luxembourg @ the Grand Ducal Palace, Luxembourg City; lay a wreath @ the Monument de la Solidarite Nationale, National War Memorial of Luxembourg, Luxembourg City; meet with the President of Parliament (Mars Di Bartolomeo), the Prime Minister (Xavier Bettel), & the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Jean Asselborn), Luxembourg City; are received by the Mayor of Luxembourg (Lydie Polfer) @ City Hall, Luxembourg City; participate in a city walk @ the Old City of Luxembourg, Luxembourg City; & attend a State Banquet hosted by GD Henri & GDss Maria Teresa of Luxembourg @ the Grand Ducal Palace, Luxembourg City]

May 23  Belgium: Q.Mathilde visits the Henri Jaspar boarding school in Watermael-Boitsfort (an emergency reception center offering educational social support to children aged 3-18)

May 23-25  Luxembourg/Netherlands: At the invitation of GD Henri & GDss Maria Teresa of LuxembourgK.Willem-Alexander & Q.Maxima of the Netherlands make a State Visit to Luxembourg

May 22-26  UK: RHS Chelsea Flower Show @ Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

May 23  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal participates in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences; the CSC Leaders study tour groups in Manchester

May 23  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends the Royal Human Society’s Annual General Court @ Haberdashers’ Hall, London


May 23  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal holds a Dinner for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conference @ Buckingham Palace, London

May 23  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent holds a Lunch for St. Mungo’s @ Buckingham Palace, London

May 23  UK: Pss Alexandra of Kent attends the Royal Humane Society Annual General Court @ Haberdashers’ Hall, London

May 23  Spain: K.Felipe VI visits the Duque de Ahumada School of Young Guards @ Valdemoro, Madrid


May 23  Spain: K.Felipe VI holds an audience with the Basketball team of Real Madrid CF, Champion of the Euroleague 2018 @ the Palace of La Zarzuela, Madrid

May 21-23  Spain: Q.Letizia makes a Cooperation Visit to the Dominican Republic & Haiti

May 23  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf visits Sodertalje Science Park & KTH, Malardalen Technical Gymnasium + Hovsjoskolan, Sodertalje

May 23  Sweden: Q.Silvia attends the conference “Reaching out to Victims” @ Sodra Teatern, Stockholm

May 23-24  Sweden: Pr.Daniel visits Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with a focus on entrepreneurship

May 23  Sweden: Pr.Daniel visits the Netherlands [attends “Startup Summit: Sweden – The Netherlands” @ the Epicenter Amsterdam, Amsterdam]

May 23  Norway: Q.Sonja attends the opening of the 66th Bergen International Festival

May 23  Norway: Q.Sonja attends the official luncheon hosted by the Mayor of Bergen celebrating the opening of the Bergen International Festival @ Hakonshallen

May 23  Norway: CP Haakon & CPss Mette-Marit visit the 7th grade of Linderud Primary School, Oslo

May 23  Denmark: CP Frederik & CPss Mary visits Aarhus municipality [visits Filmby Aarhus film, business + entrepreneurial environment; participate in the opening of the International Sailing Center on the new waterfront; & participate in the opening of the Crown Prince Frederik Center for Public Leadership research center @ Aarhus University, Aarhus]

May 23  Denmark: Pss Benedikte participates in the opening of the “Together on Demens” conference @ Hotel Harmonien, Haderslev





THURSDAY :: May 24

May 24  Italy: 7th Birthday of Prince Amedeo of Savoy-Aosta, Duke of Abruzzi   {2011}

May 23-25  Netherlands/Luxembourg: K.Willem-Alexander & Q.Maxima of the Netherlands make a State Visit to Luxembourg

May 24  Netherlands/Luxembourg: K.Willem-Alexander & Q.Maxima of the Netherlands visit Luxembourg [visit a large-scale urban development project in a former industrial zone, Belval; visit the Luxembourg Learning Center @ the University of Luxembourg, Cite des Sciences, Belval; attend a meeting on the Luxembourg government initiatives in space mining & attend presentations of Dutch + Luxembourg students + professionals @ the Maison du Savoir, University of Luxembourg, Belval; open an exhibition from the Dutch Royal Collection + the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg @ Castle Vianden; attend a government lunch hosted by the Prime Minister of Luxembourg @ Kasteel Vianden; attend a meeting on sustainable + circular economy @ the Chamber of Commerce; & host a concert + reception @ the De Philharmonie Concert Hall, Luxembourg City (with attendance from members of the Grand Ducal Family)]

May 24  Belgium: K.Philippe & Q.Mathilde visit the Province of Limburg [visit Flanders’ Bike Valley (The Global Cycling Center), the Ridley Society & Flanders’ Make, in Beringen; travel by bicycle to Heusden-Zolder’s former mining site; visit the Luchtfabriek; visit the CVO-De Verdieping Adult Education Center; & visit Heusden-Zolder Town Hall]


May 23-25  Luxembourg/Netherlands: At the invitation of GD Henri & GDss Maria Teresa of LuxembourgK.Willem-Alexander & Q.Maxima of the Netherlands make a State Visit to Luxembourg

May 24  Liechtenstein: 23rd Birthday of Prince Joseph Wenzel of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {1995}

May 22-26  UK: RHS Chelsea Flower Show @ Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

May 24-27  UK: BMW PGA Championships @ Wentworth Golf Club

May 24  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales attends “Platinum – Israel at 70”, the Jewish community’s celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the State of Israel @ Royal Albert Hall, London


May 24  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales attends the Service of Installation of Knights Grand Cross of the Honourable Order of the Bath @ Westminster Abbey, London

May 24  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex & Sophie Ctss of Wessex hold a Reception for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award @ Buckingham Palace, London

May 24  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex holds a Reception for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award @ Buckingham Palace, London

May 24  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex holds a University of Bath Alumni Reception + Dinner @ Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire

May 24  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester attends a Concert of the Choirs of the Chapel Royal at St. James’s Palace & the Sistine Chapel @ Buckingham Palace, London

May 24  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent attends The Royal Institution of Great Britain Discourse, London

May 24  UK: Pss Alexandra of Kent attends the Pewter Live Competition & presents awards @ the Worshipful Company of Pewterers, Pewterers’ Hall, London

May 24  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf holds solemn audiences with ambassadors of Thailand, Peru, Finland & Nicaragua @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm

May 24  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf holds an audience with Mats Granath (Lions Chairman) @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm


May 24  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia attends the award of the Crafoord Prize @ the Royal Academy of Sciences

May 24  Sweden: Q.Silvia holds an audiene with Ersta Diakoni Director, Stefan Bilsson, & Chairman, Kenneth Bengtsson @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm


May 24  Sweden: Q.Silvia attends the Minister of Children, Elderly + Equal Opportunities (Lena Hallengren)’s visit to Silviahemmet @ Silviahemmet

May 24  Sweden: CPss Victoria participates in a Swedish Landscapes walk, in Bohuslan

May 23-24  Sweden: Pr.Daniel visits Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with a focus on entrepreneurship

May 24  Sweden: Pr.Daniel visits the Netherlands [visits The Next Web Exhibition, Amsterdam]

May 24  Norway: K.Harald V holds an audience with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs [with attendance from: CP Haakon]


May 24  Norway: Q.Sonja attends the opening of the 2018 Bergen International Festival Exhibition @ Bergen Kunsthall

May 24  Norway: CPss Mette-Marit attends a student seminar on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child @ Cinemateket

May 24  Denmark: CP Frederik & CPss Mary participate in the unveiling of a new portrait of HRH The Crown Prince & the opening of the exhibitions “HRH Crown Prince Frederik – Prince of Denmark” + “Ralph Heiman’s Portraits” @ the National History Museum, Frederiksborg Castle, Hillerod

May 24  Denmark: 10th Wedding Anniversary of Prince Joachim of Denmark & Princess Marie of Denmark   {2008}


FRIDAY :: May 25

May 25  Jordan: Independence Day / National Day in Jordan {1946}

May 23-25  Netherlands/Luxembourg: K.Willem-Alexander & Q.Maxima make a State Visit to Luxembourg

May 25  Netherlands/Luxembourg: K.Willem-Alexander & Q.Maxima of the Netherlands visit Luxembourg [visit the companies Neobuild & CFL Multimodal, Bettembourg; attend a reception for the Dutch Community @ the Dutch Residence, Luxembourg City; & attend a farewell ceremony @ the Grand Ducal Palace, Luxembourg City]


May 25  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander opens the retrospective exhibition ‘Avant-garde in Groningen. De Ploeg 1918-1928’ @ Groninger Museum, Groningen

May 25  Netherlands: 52nd Birthday of Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau   {1966}


May 25  Netherlands/Bourbon-Parma: 36th Birthday of Princess Viktoria of Bourbon-Parma, Countess of Bardi, Duchess of San Jaime, Countess of Montizon   {1982}

May 25  Netherlands: 14th Birthday of Samuel van Vollenhoven   {2004}

May 23-25  Luxembourg/Netherlands: At the invitation of GD Henri & GDss Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, K.Willem-Alexander & Q.Maxima of the Netherlands make a State Visit to Luxembourg

May 22-26  UK: RHS Chelsea Flower Show @ Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

May 24-27  UK: BMW PGA Championships @ Wentworth Golf Club

May 25  UK: 6th Birthday of Tane Lewis   {2012} 

May 25  UK: Pss Alexandra of Kent visits the Alzheimer’s Society’s offices during Dementia Action Week 2018, London

May 25  Spain: K.Felipe VI presents the Spanish Orders Award 2018 @ the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

May 25  Spain: Q.Sofia attends the inauguration of the 23rd National Congress of the Spanish Federation of Food Banks @ the Cultural Center of the Bancaja Foundation, Valencia


May 25  Spain: Infa Elena Dss of Lugo attends the inauguration of the 77th edition of the Madrid Book Fair @ El Retiro Park, Madrid

May 25  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia attend the inauguration of Karolinska University Hospital, Solna

May 25  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf attends the Scholarship Award of the King Carl XVI Gustaf’s 50th Foundation for Science, Technology + the Environment @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm


May 25  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf & Q.Silvia attends the Swedish National Bank’s 350th anniversary @ Stockholm City Hall, Stockholm

May 25  Sweden: Q.Silvia attends the Symposium “Head Trauma in Sports + Risk of Dementia” @ the Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet

May 25  Sweden: CPss Victoria participates in a Swedish Landscapes walk, in Smaland

May 25  Norway: K.Harald V holds an audience with The Prime Minister [with attendance from: CP Haakon]

May 25  Norway: K.Harald V presides over the Council of State @ the Royal Palace, Oslo [with attendance from: CP Haakon]


May 25  Norway: K.Harald V holds an audience with 4 pupils from Noklevann Primary School



SATURDAY :: May 26

May 26-June 8  Bolivia: The 2018 South American Games @ Cochabamba, Bolivia

May 26  Georgia: Independence Day in Georgia {1918}

May 22-26  UK: RHS Chelsea Flower Show @ Royal Hospital Chelsea, London

May 24-27  UK: BMW PGA Championships @ Wentworth Golf Club

May 26  UK: 28th Birthday of Zenouska Mowatt   {1990}

May 26  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia attend the event on the occasion of the Day of the Armed Forces 2018 @ Logrono


May 26  Spain: K.Felipe VI attends the UEFA Champions League 2018 Final between the Real Madrid CF vs. Liverpool FC @ the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine

May 26  Sweden: K.Carl XVI Gustaf, Q.Silvia, CPss Victoria & Pr.Daniel attend the celebration of CP Frederik of Denmark’s 50th birthday @ Copenhagen, Denmark

May 26  Norway: CP Haakon & CPss Mette-Marit attend the celebration of CP Frederik of Denmark’s 50th birthday, Copenhagen, Denmark

May 26  Denmark: 50th Birthday of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, Count of Monpezat   {1968}

May 26  Denmark: Q.Margrethe II, CP Frederik, CPss Mary, Pr.Christian, Pss Isabella, Pr.Vincent & Pss Josephine make a balcony appearance @ Frederik VIII’s Palace, Amalienborg, Copenhagen


May 26  Denmark: Q.Margrethe II hosts a gala dinner on the occasion of the 50th birthday of CP Frederik @ Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen [with attendance from: K.Carl XVI Gustaf + Q.Silvia of Sweden, CPss Victoria + Pr.Daniel of Sweden, CP Haakon + CPss Mette-Marit of Norway]



SUNDAY :: May 27

May 27: Trinity Sunday  {Western Christianity}

May 27: Pentecost  {Eastern Orthodox Christianity}

May 26-June 8  Bolivia: The 2018 South American Games @ Cochabamba, Bolivia

May 27  Thailand: 37th Birthday of Prince Vacharaesorn Mahidol of Thailand   {1981}

May 27  Jordan: 26th Birthday of Aoun Juma   {1992} 

May 27  Monaco: F1 Monaco Grand Prix @ Monte Carlo

May 27  Liechtenstein: 15th Birthday of Prince Moritz of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {2003}

May 24-27  UK: BMW PGA Championships @ Wentworth Golf Club

May 27  UK: 4th Birthday of Hon. Louis Windsor   {2014} 

May 27  Sweden: Pss Madeleine attends Childhood Day @ Grona Lund, Stockholm

May 27  Denmark: CP Frederik & the Danish Royal Family attend DR’s birthday show “All Denmark celebrates the Crown Prince” @ the Royal Arena, Copenhagen

May 27  Denmark/Germany: 8th Civil Wedding Anniversary of Princess Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg & Alexander Johannsmann   {2010}  

Monday, May 14, 2018

Weekly Agenda :: Monday, May 14 - Sunday, May 20, 2018

MONDAY :: May 14

May 9-20  France: Cannes Film Festival @ Cannes

May 14  Cambodia: 65th Birthday of King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia   {1953} 

May 14  Jordan: 47th Birthday of Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan of Jordan   {1971}

May 14  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander receives members of the European Association of Councils of State + Supreme Administrative Courts, ACA-Europe & Noordeinde Palace, The Hague

May 14  Netherlands: 16th Birthday of Isabella van Vollenhoven   {2002}

May 14  Belgium: K.Philippe participates in a working lunch on the occasion of the International Ministerial Confernce on Victims of Ethnic + Religious Violence in the Middle East @ the Egmont Palace, Brussels

May 14  Belgium: K.Philippe holds an audience with Mr. Charles Michel (Prime Minister)


May 14  Belgium: Q.Mathilde receives Mr. Geert Cappelaere (UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East + North Africa)

May 14  Liechtenstein: 19th Civil Wedding Anniversary of Prince Constantin of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg & Princess Maria of Liechtenstein, Countess Kalnoky de Korospatak   {1999}

May 14  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales receives The President of the Republic of Turkey

May 14  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales holds a Reception for the Garfield Weston Foundation @ Buckingham Palace, London

May 14  UK: Camilla Dss of Cornwall presents the Lifetime Achievement Award during the National Health Service Heroes Awards @ the London Hilton on Park Lane, London

May 14  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge receives Sir Keith Mills (Chairman of the Royal Foundation of The Duke + Duchess of Cambridge & Prince Harry)

May 14  UK: Pr.Andrew Dk of York receives members of The Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada

May 14  UK: Pr.Andrew Dk of York receives The President of the Republic of Panama & hosts a Luncheon

May 14  UK: Pr.Andrew Dk of York holds a Pitch@Palace Alumni Event @ Buckingham Palace, London


May 14  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends a Dinner to mark the Unicorn Preservation Society’s 50th Anniversary onboard HMS UNICORN, Victoria Dock, The City of Dundee, Scotland

May 14  UK: 16th Birthday of Lady Margarita Armstrong-Jones   {2002}

May 14  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent attends a Dinner for the Royal United Services Institute for Defense + Security Studies @ Whitehall, London

May 14  Spain: K.Felipe VI & Q.Letizia host a lunch for HE the President of the Republic of Colombia (Mr. Juan Manuel Santos Calderon) & Mrs. Maria Clemencia Rodriguez de Santos @ the Palace of La Zarzuela, Madrid

May 14  Spain/Greece: 56th Wedding Anniversary of King Juan Carlos I of Spain & Queen Sofia of Spain, Princess Greece + Denmark   {1962} 

May 14  Sweden: CPss Victoria attends the Nordic Museum + Skansens Friends Annual Meeting + 100th Anniversary @ Skansen

May 14  Norway: K.Harald V embarks the Royal Yacht Norge for inspection


May 14  Norway: K.Harald V holds an audience with Professor May-Britt Moser & Professor Edvard Moser (awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav)

May 4-20  Denmark: 2018 International Ice Hockey World Championship @ Copenhagen & Herning, Denmark

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


TUESDAY :: May 15

May 15/16: Ramadan begins {Islam}

May 9-20  France: Cannes Film Festival @ Cannes

May 15  Portugal: 73rd Birthday of Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza, Prince Royal of Portugal   {1945}

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

May 15  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander receives the Federal President of Germany (Frank-Walter Steinmeier) & his wife in an audience @ Noordeinde Palace, The Hague

May 15  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander receives the Ambassador of HM the Sultan of Oman (HE Sayyid Muhammad Harib ‘Abdallah Al-Said) in a farewell audience @ Noordeinde Palace, The Hague

May 15  Netherlands: Q.Maxima opens the Social Lab label @ the former animal feed factory, ‘s-Hertogenbosch

May 15  Belgium: K.Philippe visits the Sint-Rembert School Center, Torhout


May 15  Belgium: K.Philippe visits the Greenyard Frozen Company, Westrozebeke, Staden

May 15  Belgium: Q.Mathilde awards prizes to the laureates of the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition – Chant 2018 @ the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, Argenteuil, France

May 15  Luxembourg: 61st Birthday of Prince Jean of Luxembourg, Prince of Nassau, Prince of Bourbon-Parma   {1957} [TWIN]

May 15  Luxembourg: 1st Civil Wedding Anniversary of Princess Marie-Gabrielle of Nassau & Antonius Wilms   {2017} 


May 15  Liechtenstein/Luxembourg: 61st Birthday of Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein, Countess of Rietberg, Princess of Luxembourg, Princess of Nassau, Princess of Bourbon-Parma   {1957} [TWIN]

May 15  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales & Camilla Dss of Cornwall attend a Service in support of the Victoria Cross + George Cross Association @ St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London


May 15  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales & Camilla Dss of Cornwall meet the Victoria Cross + George Cross Association members + their guests during a tea party @ St. James’s Palace, London

May 15  UK: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge participates in the crew of DIY SOS’s major project to support people affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower @ The Westway, London

May 15  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex holds a University of Bath Alumni Reception @ Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire

May 15  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex attends a performance of Jane Eyre @ Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Clerkenwell, London

May 15  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal visits Devon [visits the Make Amends Justice Service, Torquay; & opens Derriford Research Facility @ Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine + Dentistry, Plymouth Science Park, Derriford, Plymouth]

May 15 UK: 37th Birthday of Zara Phillips Tindall   {1981}

May 15  UK: Pr.Richard Dk of Gloucester attends a Preview of the New Royal Academy of Arts @ Burlington Gardens, London

May 15  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester opens the Nursery @ Springfield Primary School, Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex

May 15  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent visits Dorset [visits the Royal National Lifeboat Institution All-Weather Lifeboat Centre, Poole; & visits BOFA International @ Creekmore Industrial Estate, Poole]

May 15  UK: Pss Alexandra of Kent attends a Preview of the New Royal Academy of Arts @ Burlington Gardens, London

May 15  Sweden: CPss Victoria holds an audience with the Ardalan Shekarabi (State Council) @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm

May 15  Sweden: CPss Victoria attends the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Leadership Council Meeting @ the School of Economics, Stockholm

May 15  Sweden: Pr.Carl Philip & Pss Sofia visit Novare Peritos for information about their work for young people with cognitive function variations @ Novare Peritos, Stockholm


May 15  Sweden: Pss Sofia attends the Board Meeting of the Sophiahema & the General Meeting @ Sophiahemmet

May 15  Norway: K.Harald V presides over the Council of State @ the Royal Palace, Oslo [with attendance from: CP Haakon]

May 15  Noway: K.Harald V holds an audience with the President of the National Assembly of Iceland (HE Mr. Steingrimur J. Siggusson)


May 15  Norway: K.Harald V & Q.Sonja visit The Viking Ship Museum @ Bygdoy

May 15  Norway: CP Haakon & CPss Mette-Marit host a dinner for Business for Peace @ Skaugum


May 15  Norway: CPss Mette-Marit visits the technology conference Katapult Future Fest, Oslo

May 4-20  Denmark: 2018 International Ice Hockey World Championship @ Copenhagen & Herning, Denmark

May 15  Denmark: Q.Margrethe II attends the Handcraft Association’s medal ceremony @ Copenhagen City Hall

May 15  Denmark: CPss Mary participates in the 2018 Copenhagen Fashion Summit @ DR Concert Hall, Copenhagen

May 15  Denmark: Pss Marie participates in the UNESCO National Commission’s seminar for UNESCO actors @ the Danish Architecture Center, BLOX, Copenhagen


May 15  Denmark: Pr.Joachim gives a speech for Kgs. Lyngby Rotary Club on the Total Strength concept @ Hotel Scandic Eremitage, Lyngby



WEDNESDAY :: May 16

May 9-20  France: Cannes Film Festival @ Cannes

May 16  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander & Q.Maxima attend the Red Ribbon Concert @ Afas Live, Amsterdam

May 16  Netherlands: K.Willem-Alexander, Q.Maxima & Pss Beatrix attend the presentation of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Awards @ New Church, Middelburg

May 16  Netherlands: Pss Margriet & Pss Laurentien attend the 10th presentation of the ECF Princess Margriet Award for Culture @ Stadsschouwburg, Amsterdam

May 16  Netherlands/Bourbon-Parma: 44th Birthday of Albert Brenninkmeijer   {1974}

May 16  Belgium: Q.Mathilde presents the 2018 Queen Mathilde Prize @ the Royal Palace, Brussels

May 16  Liechtenstein: 49th Birthday of Prince Maximilian of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {1969}

May 16  UK: Q.Elizabeth II gives a reception for members of the Victoria Cross + George Cross Association @ Buckingham Palace, London

May 16  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales & Camilla Dss of Cornwall visit the new Tech Hub created by global online luxury fashion retailer, the Yoox Net-a-Porter Group @ The MediaWorks, London

May 16  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales attends a reception hosted by The British Fashion Council to showcase new British talent in sustainable fashion, textiles + design industries @ Soho House, Television Centre, London

May 16  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales & Camilla Dss of Cornwall visit the YouTube Space London, King’s Cross, London


May 16  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales & Camilla Dss of Cornwall attend a reception to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of The Press Association (PA) @ Tate Britain, Millbank, London

May 16  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex visits Petworth [visits Petworth House Real Tennis Court, Estate Yard, Petworth House; & attends a Dinner for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award @ Petworth House, Petworth]


May 16  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex visits Woolmer Hill School, Haslemere, Surrey

May 16  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends The Royal Victorian Order’s Annual Evensong + Reception @ The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy, Savoy Hill, London

May 16  UK: Birgitte Dss of Gloucester attends a Service for the Arts Society @ Westminster Abbey, London

May 16  Sweden: CPss Victoria attends the Sea + Water Forum @ Eriksbergshallen, Gothenburg

May 16  Sweden: Pr.Daniel attends the SM in UF entrepreneurship + presentation of SvD Affarsbragd @ Stockholmsmassan

May 16  Norway: CP Haakon visits the Business for Peace Summit, Oslo

May 4-20  Denmark: 2018 International Ice Hockey World Championship @ Copenhagen & Herning, Denmark

May 16  Denmark: Q.Margrethe II participates in a board meeting for Queen Margrethe + Prince Henriks Fond @ Fredensborg Palace

May 16  Denmark: CPss Mary participates in & gives a speech during the 2018 Copenhagen Fashion Summit @ DR Concert Hall, Copenhagen

May 16  Denmark: CPss Mary participates in a dinner in connection with the Copenhagen Fashion Summit @ Hotel D’Angleterre, Copenhagen


May 16  Denmark: Pss Benedikte attends the Osteoporosis Association’s Annual Meeting @ The Playhouse, Copenhagen



THURSDAY :: May 17

May 17: Ascension Day  {Eastern Orthodox Christianity}

May 9-20  France: Cannes Film Festival @ Cannes

May 17  Netherlands: 47th Birthday of Queen Maxima of the Netherlands   {1971}

May 17  Netherlands: 17th Civil Wedding Anniversary of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau & Princess Petra Laurentien of the Netherlands   {2001}  

May 17  Belgium: K.Philippe visits the Tandem project of the Francisco Ferrer High School & the Erasmushogeschool Brussel @ the Erasmushogeschool Brussel, Jette

May 17  Belgium/Austria: 2nd Birthday of Archduchess Anna Astrid of Austria-Este   {2016}

May 17  UK: Pr.Charles Pr of Wales & Camilla Dss of Cornwall attend the dedication service for the National Memorial for British Victims of Overseas Terrorism @ the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire


May 17  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex & Sophie Ctss of Wessex hold a Reception for young people who have achieved the Gold Standard in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award @ Buckingham Palace, London

May 17  UK: Sophie Ctss of Wessex attends the Newbury Festival @ St. Mary’s Church Shaw, Newbury

 May 17  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal launches the Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ ‘Strategic Intentions’ @ Fishmongers’ Hall, London

May 17  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal holds a Centenary Reception for The English-Speaking Union @ St. James’s Palace, London

May 17  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal attends the London Scottish Football Club’s Legends Dinner @ The Hurlingham Club, Ranelagh Gardens, London

May 17  UK: 10th Wedding Anniversary of Peter Phillips & Autumn Phillips   {2008}

May 17  UK: Pr.Edward Dk of Kent visits Bristol [visits the Watershed; visits Colston Hall; & visits The Bottle Yard Studios]

May 17  UK: Pss Alexandra of Kent visits Hereford [visits I & JL Brown Limited @ Whitestone Park, Whitestone; & opens the new wing at St. Michael’s Hospice, Bartestree]

May 17  Sweden: CPss Victoria holds an audience with Carl Hedenbergh, Emma Eriksson & Philip Folkesson from Young Entrepreneurship @ the Royal Palace, Stockholm


May 17  Sweden: Pr.Carl Philip visits Varmland [visits Kristinehamn, Vase & Karlstad]

May 17  Norway: Constitution Day / National Day in Norway {1814}

May 17  Norway: Members of the Royal Family greet the children’s parade from the palace balcony @ the Royal Palace, Oslo


May 17  Norway: CP Haakon & CPss Mette-Marit greet the children’s parade @ Skaugum, Asker

May 4-20  Denmark: 2018 International Ice Hockey World Championship @ Copenhagen & Herning, Denmark

May 17  Denmark: CP Frederik participates a welcome reception in conjunction with the Ministerial Committee meeting @ Kronborg Castle, Helsingor

May 17  Denmark: CPss Mary attends the Mary Foundations awards to the winners of the Media Campaign with Sex + Society @ Politikens Hus, Copenhagen

May 17  Denmark: CPss Mary presents awards from The Crown Princess Mary Scholarship @ the University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen


May 17  Denmark: Pr.Joachim participates in a medal ceremony of Aarhus Handvaerkerforening @ Aarhus Town Hall, Aarhus



FRIDAY :: May 18

May 9-20  France: Cannes Film Festival @ Cannes

May 18  Liechtenstein: 17th Birthday of Prince Alfons of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {2001}

May 18  Liechtenstein: 10th Birthday of Prince Benedikt of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {2008}

May 18  UK: Pss Anne Pss Royal opens the Tank Museum’s Conservation in Action Project @ The Tank Museum, Bovington, Wareham, Dorset

May 18  UK: Funeral of the late Patricia Lascelles, Dowager Countess of Harewood @ All Saints Church, Harewood House, Leeds

May 18  Norway: Pss Martha Louise attends the centenary celebration of the Norwegian Association for the Hard of Hearing @ Oslo City Hall, Oslo

May 4-20  Denmark: 2018 International Ice Hockey World Championship @ Copenhagen & Herning, Denmark

May 18  Denmark: Q.Margrethe II receives new ambassadors from Serbia, Spain, Thailand & the Philippines @ Fredensborg Palace

May 18  Denmark: CP Frederik presents the prizes of the Crown Prince Frederik Fund @ Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen


May 18  Denmark: CP Frederik & CPss Mary host a dinner for the board + partners of the Crown Prince Frederik Fund @ Frederik VIII’s Palace, Amalienborg, Copenhagen



SATURDAY :: May 19

May 19  USA: Armed Forces Day

May 9-20  France: Cannes Film Festival @ Cannes

May 19  France: 53rd Birthday of Prince Jean of Orleans, Duke of Vendome, Dauphin of France   {1965}

May 19  Austria: Wedding of Severin Meister & Maria Cristina Luna Loya, in Guanajuato, Mexico

May 19  Netherlands: Religious Wedding Anniversary of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, Prince of Orange-Nassau & Princess Petra Laurentien of the Netherlands  {2001}  

May 19  Liechtenstein: 46th Birthday of Prince Alexander of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg   {1972}

May 19  UK: FA Cup Final (soccer/football) @ Wembley Stadium, London

May 19  UK: Wedding of Pr.Harry of Wales & Meghan Markle @ St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor [Best Man: Pr.William of Wales Dk of Cambridge; Reader: Ldy Jane Fellowes]

May 4-20  Denmark: 2018 International Ice Hockey World Championship @ Copenhagen & Herning, Denmark


SUNDAY :: May 20

May 20: Pentecost / Whitsunday  {Western Christianity}

May 20: Shavuot  {Judaism; Israel}


May 20  USA: the Billboard Music Awards

May 9-20  France: Cannes Film Festival @ Cannes

May 20  France: MotoGP France @ Le Mans

May 20  Greece/Denmark: 51st Birthday of Prince Pavlos of Greece + Denmark, Crown Prince of Greece   {1967}

May 20  Jordan: 39th Birthday of Prince Rashid bin El Hassan of Jordan   {1979}

May 20  Netherlands/Bourbon-Parma: 4th Birthday of Alaia-Maria Brenninkmeijer   {2014}

May 20  Belgium: Q.Mathilde attends the procession of the Virgin Mary in Halle on the occasion of the jubilee year “Hal, 750 years Marian City”

May 20  UK: Pr.Edward Earl of Wessex visits the South of France as part of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Real Tennis Tour 2018

May 20  UK: 8th Birthday of Lady Cosima Windsor   {2010} 

May 20  Spain: 45th Birthday of Luis Beltran Gomez-Acebo y de Borbon   {1973} 

May 4-20  Denmark: 2018 International Ice Hockey World Championship @ Copenhagen & Herning, Denmark

May 20  Denmark: CP Frederik attends the World Cup finals in ice hockey @ the Royal Arena, Copenhagen