Thursday, 1 November 2018

2018 Christmas/New Years Speeches

Most of European Monarchs give a speech sometime during the holiday season. We will link them here when they get posted, with an English translation, if they are not in English or subtitled. 

(All times are Local/London.) Times that are confirmed for 2018 are in Black. Times from last year are in Blue.
    Christmas Eve Speeches
    King Philippe of Belgium (Pre-recorded 1 PM/ Noon)
    Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg  (7 PM/6 PM)
    King Felipe of Spain (Live 9 PM/ 8 PM) 
    30 mins before the speech, they show a video review of the year.
    Christmas Day Speeches 
    King Willem-Alexander of Netherlands (Pre-recorded 1 PM/ Noon)
    Queen Elizabeth II of United Kingdom (Pre-recorded 3 PM)
    King Carl Gustaf of Sweden (Pre-recorded 7:45/8:45)
    They usually release the video and Swedish texts ahead of time. 
    New Years Eve Speeches
    Queen Margrethe of Denmark (Live 6 PM/5 PM) 
    King Harald of Norway (Pre-recorded 7:30 PM/ 6:30 PM)
    Prince Albert of Monaco (7 PM?)