Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Royal news, August 25th 2014

Crown Princess of Mary attended a concert by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra on August 25th 2014.  The music played at the Concert Hall at the famous Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen.

Princess Mary at the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen on August 25th 2014
(photo @PlankTpl Twitter)

The concert was the final date for the orchestra after a major European tour.  The princess met the orchestra afterwards.  She chose a navy blue coat dress with bead detailing at the neck.

Crown Princess Mary arrives at Tivoli in Copenhagen on August 25th 2014
(Tivoli Gardens Instagram)

King Felipe was a spectator at the friendly warm up match between Spain and Argentina ahead of the Basketball World Cup.

King Felipe at a friendly basketball match in Madrid on August 25th 2014
(photo @baloncestofeb Twitter)

The match took place in Madrid and is the last friendly ahead of the World Cup which takes place in Spain and starts on August 30th. Spain won 86-53.

King Felipe of Spain at the friendly basketball match in Madrid which he attended on August 25th 2014
(photo @baloncestofeb Twitter)

Queen Sonja of Norway opened the Offshore Northern Seas conference in Stavanger on its fortieth anniversary.  The queen made a speech in which she talked about the central role climate change now has on the global agenda.

Queen Sonja's image is projected onto a big screen at the ONS conference as she made her speech there on August 25th 2014
(photo @ONS_Stavenger Twitter)

Later in the day, Crown Prince Haakon Magnus also visited the event.

Queen Silvia of Sweden welcomed the new intake of students who will train to be Silvia nurses - healthcare professionals who specialise in treating people with dementia.  The scheme was founded by the queen in 1996.

Queen Silvia meets some of the new nurses which take her name and who work with people with dementia - August 25th 2014
(photo Swedish Royal Household)

And Princess Estelle of Sweden started pre-school - she arrived at classes, just outside Stockholm, with her parents, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel.

Princess Estelle starts school
(photo Swedish Royal Household)

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