donderdag 24 mei 2018

Visit to Limburg

24 May 2018

King Philippe & queen Mathilde visited "Flanders Bike Valley" in Beringen, an innovation center for professional cycle sport.






They then made a 15 minute bike ride to their second destination, Heusden-Zolder where they visited a former mining site, now transformed into "De Luchtfabriek", an interactive mining museum.



videohttps://nieuws.vtm.be/vtm-nieuws/moet-je-zien/koning-en-koningin-fietsen-door-limburg

At the town's adult education center for adults, the royal couple met with teachers and students.

The visit concluded with a reception at the town hall of Heusen-Zolder.


videohttps://www.tvl.be/nieuws/koningin-steelt-de-show-mathilde-kruipt-over-dranghekken-om-echt-iedereen-een-hand-te-kunnen-geven-60165


woensdag 23 mei 2018

Institut Henri Jaspar

23 May 2018

Queen Mathilde visited the Henri Jaspar boarding school for girls aged 3 to 18 in Watermael Bosvoorde.




Laurence de Ghellinck acted as lady-in-waiting.




As patron of the Société Royale Protectrice de l'Enfance, the queen wanted to get acquainted with the educators and pupils of this refuge, school & home for girls who can't stay with their families.






Young Leaders

22 May 2018

King Philippe & queen Mathilde hosted a dinner for young leaders at the castle of Laken.


Their guests were part of the Friends of Europe's 'Young Leaders' network and of the 'Young Mediterranean Voices', a network supported by the EU & the Anna Lindh Foundation.

zaterdag 19 mei 2018

Earlier This Week: De Warande

14 May 2018

On Monday, after having had a meeting with high representatives of UNICEF, queen Mathilde had another official activity on the agenda.

In the evening she visited De Warande with king Philippe.


De Warande is a Flemish networking group & venue in Brussels. It celebrates its 30 year existence.

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