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“A Midsummer Night’s dream” event

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Held at the Château Saint-Tropez, a private summer villa owned by TRH Princes Charles and Camilla of Bourbon Two-Sicilies, an exclusive evening, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” attended by more than 300 guests, featured an elegant cocktail party followed by an intimate seated dinner. In a nod to Chopard’s involvement with the event, diamonds and long-standing white dress code were required and underlined the theme of the event: an unforgettable and romantic summer night.
Several distinguished guests attended, including Joan Collins, the Casiraghi family, Abramovich and Naomi Campbell.

During the evening, the models paraded wearing the latest Chopard Haute Joaillerie creations. TRH’ eldest daughter, HRH Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon Two Sicilies, aged fifteen, made her debut with a magnificent Chopard creation, in the beautiful setting of the Château, where water games and sparkling lights enchanted guests.

DJ Jack-E, of Caves du Roy fame, launched the after-dinner festivities, with the cast of Dancing with the Stars, special guests of Princess Camilla, inviting everyone present to join them on the dance floor.

“I am particularly happy to have opened the doors of the Château Saint-Tropez to Chopard and to have hosted this prestigious event we celebrated the summer with” stated HRH Princess Camilla. “We choose to add value to Chopard, not only for its ability to combine the legacy of its own brand with respect for traditions but without renouncing to contemporary creativity, but also because we share with the company the essential values of our family such as ethics, the attention to social development, the protection of children and the protection of the environment”.

For the occasion, H.R.H. Princess Camilla wore a dress signed Georges Chakra and Chopard jewelry.

PRESS RELEASE – SOUTH EASTERN ASIAN DELEGATION

CO Cross 150x150 Rome. HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro decided to establish a delegation in South East Asia in order to strengthen the Royal House of Bourbon Two Sicilies dynastic Orders’ presence. This delegation includes the following countries: Burma, Brunei, Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, East Timor and Vietnam.
On May, 1st 2018, H.E. Ambassador Antonio Benedetto Spada was entrusted with the role of Delegate of this new and important delegation by HRH the Grand Master. H.E. Ambassador Spada is also Counselor for the Royal House dynastic Orders and emeritus Grand Treasurer.

The journey of solidarity of Prince Charles and Princess Camilla of Bourbon-Two Sicilies to Rome, to sign two memorandums of understanding and future collaboration with the Italian Red Cross

The Royal Family with President Mariella Enoc

The Royal Family with President Mariella Enoc

On their return from Palermo, HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, Head of the Royal House of Bourbon and Grand Master of the Constantinian Order, and HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro, visited Rome, where they signed two important memorandums of understanding with the Bambin Gesù Children’s Hospital and the Salvamamme Association.

In the afternoon of 12 April, an important meeting was held at the Bambino Gesù Hospital Foundation, at which the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George committed itself to strongly support the social project for welcoming and taking care of the young patients. Also present at the event was the President of the Rome-based Children’s Hospital and of the Bambino Gesù Foundation Dr. Mariella Enoc, the Fundraising and Social Communications Officer of the Foundation Dr. Cynthia Russo, the Secretary General of the Foundation Prof. Francesco Avallone, and the Director of the Neurosciences and Neuro-rehabilitation Department Prof. Federico Vigevano.

In the morning of 13 April, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Charles and Princess Camilla of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, with the Princesses Maria Carolina and Maria Chiara of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, accompanied by HRH Princess Beatrice of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, were welcomed at the headquarters of the Italian Red Cross.

During the meeting the foundations were laid for a fruitful future collaboration designed to join the efforts of the Italian Red Cross and of the Constantinian Order, in Italy and abroad, in tackling the most important humanitarian challenges. Their Royal Highnesses were awarded the gold Order of Merit Medal in the presence of the President of the Italian Red Cross Association and of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Francesco Rocca, Dr. Rosario Valastro and Dr. Gabriele Bellocchi, National Vice-Presidents of the Italian Red Cross Association.

In the morning of 14 April, HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro, was appointed World Ambassador of the Salvamamme Association. The mission of the Association is to help households experiencing economic hardship and women escaping violence. Thanks to the project “Nursery in Rete 2.0 & i bambini crescono” (2.0 Nursery Networking & Growing Children), 100 households will receive a full set of new clothes. The event was attended, at the organisation’s headquarters in Rome, via Bernardino Ramazzini 15, within the headquarters of the Italian Red Cross,  by its President Grazia Passeri, and its Honorary President Barbara De Rossi, as well as Debora Diodati, President of the Italian Red Cross for the Metropolitan Area of Rome, Monsignor Augusto Paolo Lojudice, Bishop of the Diocese of Rome South, and her daughters Maria Carolina and Maria Chiara. Prince Charles of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Grand Master of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George, will also be supporting the “Nursery in Rete 2.0 & i bambini crescono” project, as well as another Salvamamme project called “La Valigia di Salvataggio”.

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HRH the Duchess of Castro at Salvamamme Association

LL.AA.RR. i Principi Carlo e Camilla di Borbone delle Due Sicilie, con LL.AA.RR. le Principesse Maria Carolina e Maria Chiara di Borbone delle Due Sicilie e S.A.R. la Principessa Beatrice di Borbone delle Due Sicilie presso la Croce Rossa

TRH the Dukes of Castro with their daughters TRH Princess Maria Carolina and Maria Chiara of Bourbon Two Sicilies at the Red Cross venue

Dinner Gala in Villa Miani

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HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies for the Dinner Gala at Villa Miani organized by Formula E and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, under the patronage of Bulgari.

In the photo HRH the Duchess of Castro with HSH Prince Albert of Monaco,  the Mayor of Rome Virginia Raggi and the Duchess of York

H.E. Ambassador Pietro Sebastiani’s designation

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April, 13rd 2018HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, Grand Master and Head of the Royal House of Bourbon Two Sicilies, designed H.E. Ambassador Pietro Sebastiani as Knight of Grand Cross of Merit for his effort in the Constantinian Order and his charity activities at Circolo degli Scacchi.
The Grand Charges of the Order attended the event: His Eminence Cardinal Renato Raffaele Martino, Grand Prior, HRH Grand Prefect, H.E. Grand Chancellor, HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro and TRH Princesses Maria Carolina, Duchess of Calabria and Maria Chiara, Duchess of Noto and Capri and several authorities, Delegates and Vice Delegates of the Order.

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HRH the Duke of Castro, Grand Master, was received by Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Order of Malta

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Saturday April, 17th 2018 at 4 pm HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Siciles, Duke of Castro, Head of the Royal House of Bourbon Two Sicilies and Grand Master, was received by H.E. Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Order of Malta.

HRH donated to the Lieutenant a private collection of books belonging to the Royal Family and a customised gift. HRH was given a book called “Great Temple 360” by Miranda Publishers which describes and represents the beautiful Concattedrale di San Giovanni Battista in La Valletta.

 

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Beata Regina Maria Cristina Award

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TRH Princess Camilla, Maria Carolina and Maria Chiara have received the important Award “Beata Regina Maria Cristina”. Thanks to HRH Prince Serge of Yugoslavia and the Italian President Ilario Bortolan.

HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Siciles, Duchess of Castro was designed Ambassador of Salvamamme Association

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Rome, April 12th 2018. HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro, was designed Ambassador of the Association “Salvamamme”. This associatiion helps poor families and women who escape from difficult situations since they have been victims of violence. Its 20 years were celebrated on April, 14th.

More than 100 families will have the chance to get new clothes thanks to the project “Nursery in Rete 2.0 & i bambini crescono”. Mrs. Passeri, President, Mrs. Barbara De Rossi, Mrs. Debora Diodati, President of Roman Red Cross, Msgr. Paolo Lojudice, Bishop of the diocese Roma Sud and TRH Princesses Maria Carolina and Maria Chiara attended the event at the venue of the association.

Princess Camilla, after getting important international Awards like, Un Women for Peace Association Humanitarian Award and Peace Jam Visionary Award was designed Ambassador of this association in the world. Moreover, HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Grand Master of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St Georges, wanted to actively support two initiatives: “La Valigia di Salvataggio” and “Nursery in Rete 2.0 & i bambini crescono”.  After the meeting a lunch buffet took place and was offered by Bruno Brunori.

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MEETING WITH THE ITALIAN DELEGATES AND VICE DELEGATES

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On April, 13rd 2018 a meeting took place between HRH the Grand Master, the Grand Charges, the Italian Delegates and Vice Delegates of the Order.

During the meeting an increasing synergy has been launched.

HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, was the first who spoke and anticipated some important news of the Order.

HRH implemented some major changes in the Royal Deputation’s structure and new statutes’ publication. These statutes will have huge changes but will respect the tradition.

First of all, HRH the Duke of Castro communicated  the eradication of the Charge of Grand Inquisitor. This decision was taken in agreement with H.E. Alberto Lembo.

HRH Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Grand Prefect, greeted the participants. Afterwards H.E. Ambassador Antonio Benedetto Spada, Counsellor for the Dynastic Orders of the Royal House, took the floor and described the statutes’ changes of the Order and Francis I Real Order.

These statutes will be published the next weeks on this website and will be fully described in the second edition of the book “Ordini Cavallereschi della Real Casa di Borbone delle Due Sicilie” by H.E. Spada.

Then H.E. the Grand Chancellor talked about the importance of feeling a spirit of belonging to the Order, which will be considered as a priority in organizing the delegations’ activities.

On behalf of H.E. Grand Treasurer, Dr. Viola Cortes took the floor describing the benefits of the new Constantinian Order Charity Onlus and the economic subjects. He also described the crowdfunding platform that will be on the website and will allow a better support for our projects. For this reason this platform will be launched  the next days. It will allow people to support economically our project Briciole di Salute and the others related to Salvamamme and Bambin Gesù Foundation.

Then Msgr. Morandi, Secretary of the Grand Prior office, took the floor. On behalf of His Eminence the Grand Prior, he gave some suggestions to Delegates regarding future spiritual meetings and pilgrimages.

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TRH Princes Charles and Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies at the Italian Red Cross

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Rome, April, 13th 2018. During the morning TRH Princes Charles and Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, TRH Princesses Maria Carolina and Maria Chiara of Bourbon Two Sicilies, with HRH Princess Beatrice of Bourbon Two Sicilies were received at the Italian Red Cross.

During the meeting a fruitful collaboration has been launched. It will combine the Italian Red Cross and the Constantinian Order’s efforts in Italy and abroad.

TRH received the Golden Medal in the presence of the President of the Italian Red Cross, Dr. Francesco Rocca, Dr. Rosario Valastro and Dr. Gabriele Bellocchi, both Vice National Presidents of the Italian Red Cross.

H.E. Prince Ruspoli, Grand Chancellor, the Neapolitan delegation, Marquise Federica de Gregorio Cattaneo dei Principi di Sant’Elia, Comm. Eugenio Donadoni, Msgr. Arnaldo Morandi, Supervisior and Secretary of the Grand Prior Office were attending the event.

 

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