Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Nowegian Royal Family Royal Reception for South African President and First Lady

31-Aug-2011: King Harald and President Jacob Zuma at the Royal Castle in Oslo for a formal reception.
The pair were joined by Tobeka Zuma, Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon, Crown Princess Mette-Marit (in Valentino) and Princess Astrid at the Royal Castle in Oslo for a formal reception.
  Pictures: Reuters

Harry at the WellChild Awards

31-Aug-2011: Prince Harry arrives to the WellChild Awards in London.
Prince Harry attended the Awards of the WellChild charity in which he is also the patron at the Inter-Continental Hotel Park Lane.

Pictures: LaineyGossip , Getty

Victoria and Daniel visit Gothenburg

31-Aug-2011: Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel visited the area of Gothenburg.
While in Gothenburg the couple visited multiple areas including the botanical garden. Victoria wore a Mayle navy dress ($475), as well as jewelry from Efva Attling's Miss Butterfly Collection ($227 for both the brooch and the earrings).
31-Aug-2011: Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel visited the area of Gothenburg.
Later the same day in Gothenburg, the crown couple visited the Royal Gothenburg Yacht Club for "Good Health For All" a charity that supports young persons with disabilities. Victoria cheered Daniel on from the docks as he took a boat out to see. She threw on an H+M coat and Lanvin for H+M brooch over her Malin dress by the shore.  
Pictures: Svenskdam

Queen Beatrix at the Oranjefeesten Jubilee

31-Aug-2011: Queen Beatrix attended the 130th Annual Jubilee for the Oranjefeesten Foundation in Apeldoon. 
Picture: DeStentor

State Visit from South African President

31-Aug-2011: King Harald of Norway welcomes South Africa's President Jacob Zuma on his state visit to Norway.
Zuma's wife Tobeka Zuma and Queen Sonja joined the gentlemen in an an official photo at the Royal Palace in Oslo.  Also present was Princess Astrid, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit.
Pictures: Reuters, Svenskdam

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Máxima opens 'Oranje Huis' Domesic Violence Shelter

30-Aug-2011: Crown Princess Maxima attends the opening of 'Oranje Huis' in Alkmaar, Netherlands.
The facility is a domestic violence and women's shelter.
Pictures: Getty

Swedish Royal Fmaily at the Polar Music Prize

30-Aug-2011: King Carl Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel were on-hand for the distribution of the Polar Music Prize at the Stockholm Concert Hall.
The recipients of the international music award this year are Kronos Quartet (a classical quartet based in California) and Patti Smith (a punk rock performer from New York).
2011 Polar Music Prize Laureate Patti Smith performed; having seen Patti live I can tell you she is like nothing you've seen on stage. Oh to be a fly on the wall if she spits on stage in front of the royal family.
Crown Princess Victoria hid her bump behind a navy blue flowing gown, and coupled it with some Roger Vivier pumps, and some Alexander McQueen accessories; a silk skull-print scarf ($295), and a military skull box clutch ($1,595). However, she did wear Swedish jewelry designer Charlotte Bonde's 'Ingrid' collection bracelets ($200) and 'Philippa' collection earrings ($185).
Pictures: Svenskdam

Victoria at launch of paddle steamer Eric Nordevall II in Stockholm

29-Aug-2011: Princess Victoria was on-hand for the naming ceremony and christening of the paddle steamer Eric Nordevall II in Stockholm.
Victoria was all smiles as she christened the paddle steamer. She wore a Mayle dress under her cropped sleeved khaki coat.

Pictures: Svenskdam