Monday, 19 September 2016

State Opening of Parliament - Main Page

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Each year most of the European monarchs give a speech to Parliament (or Senate, etc.) to mark the official opening of the new Parliament year. This ceremony is often called the State Opening of Parliament or Speech from the Throne.

We will list each speech in its original language, as well as any other languages the speech was provided in. Speeches Gert's Royals has translated into English are marked "English Translation."

Past Years:
Upcoming Speeches:
Liechtenstein (January 25th)

United Kingdom (May)
(Canceled. The parliamentary session has been extended for another year. )

Sweden (September)

Netherlands (September 19th)
(Called Prinsjesdag (Prince's Day)

Denmark (October)
(Queen Margrethe does not give a speech, but the Queen & Royal Family does attend)
    Norway (October)
      Jordan (November)

      Spain (?)

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