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.


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.


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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