Monday, 19 September 2016

State Opening of Parliament - Main Page

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 16th)
Spain (February 3rd)
Sweden (September 8th)
Netherlands (September 15th)
(Called Prinsjesdag (Prince's Day)
Denmark (October)
  • Queen Margrethe & Royal Family attend, but the Queen does not give a speech.
Norway (October)
  • Norwegian

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