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:
Liechtenstein (January 17th)
United Kingdom (?)
  • English
Netherlands (September 17th)
(Called Prinsjesdag (Prince's Day)
  • Dutch
    • Given in
  • English
  • German
  • French
Sweden (September)
  • Swedish
    • Give in
  • English
Denmark (October)
(Queen Margrethe & Royal Family does attend, but Margrethe does not give a speech)
    Norway (October)
    • Norwegian
      • Given in
    • English 
    Spain ?

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