Tuesday, 1 December 2020

2020 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.


(All times are Local/London.) 
    Christmas Eve Speeches
    King Philippe of Belgium (Pre-recorded, 6ish PM/ 5ishPM)
    New Time, as it will air as part of the "Noël ensemble à 11 millions" TV special.
    Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg (7 PM/6 PM?)King Felipe of Spain (Pre-Recorded 9 PM/ 8 PM) 
    40 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 of The 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 earlier in the day.
    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?/6PM?)