Saint-Tropez, January 1st 2019. TRH Princes Charles and Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke and Duchess of Castro, accompanied by TRH Princesses Maria Carolina and Maria Chiara of Bourbon Two Sicilies celebrated the last day of 2018 at the famous restaurant le Sénéquier in Saint-Tropez.
Versailles, December 10th, 2018– TRH Princes Charles and Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies took part in the dinner organized by the European Association of Royal Residences in Versailles, which was placed under the sign of Europe at the end of the European Year of cultural heritage. The event was organized under the High Patronage of the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs. The dinner brought together star chefs working with the Royal Residences. Combining old culinary traditions with recent innovations, mixing European habits and techniques, the event paid tribute to centuries-old European haute cuisine, recognized as one of the best in the world.
Rome, December 4th, 2018. Christmas has officially begun at the Salvamamme Association. This morning, at the headquarters of the Association, President Mrs. Grazia Passeri has described Salavamme initiatives for Christmas. At her side HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro and Ambassador of Salvamamme in the world, who distributed gifts to the children, Mrs. Debora Diodati President of the Italian Red Cross Metropolitan Area of Rome, Mrs. Angela Lionetti Contact of Red Cross for Salvamamme and Mr. Guido AggiustaGiocattoli, a volunteer who has been revitalizing thousands of toys every year for years.
“I am very happy to be here again today with all of you and to continue my commitment to support all the activities of this important Association – Princess Camilla said – As Ambassador of Salvamamme, I am honored to be part of this great family and to fight with you so that all women in difficulty and their children can be helped and supported on their path of recovery of their rights and their dignity“.
“Many thanks to our Camilla, who is a Princess not only in the title she holds, but in the heart and soul – declared Grazia Passeri – Children look forward to Christmas all year long, they want to experience the magic of this period, look at the decorations and lights, eat candies and discard the presents they find under the tree. We want to support children and their families. In this period we need a lot of love and solidarity. “
TRH Prince Charles and Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Dukes of Castro, accompanied by TRH Princesses Maria Carolina and Maria Chiara of Bourbon Two Sicilies, will spend a few days in Rome and will take part in some important institutional events.
On December 4th at 11.30am at Via Ramazzini15 the Salvamamme Association will present its initiatives for Christmas, in the presence of HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro, who is Ambassador of the association, Mrs. Grazia Passeri, President of the Association, Mrs. Debora Diodati, President of the Italian Red Cross and Mrs. Angela Lionetti, Italian Red Cross Referent for Salvamamme.
On the same day, at 4pm, the Memorandum of Understanding between the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of San Giorgio and the Italian Red Cross will be presented and signed by the Grand Master HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro and the lawyer Francesco Rocca. At the end of the ceremony, the Duke of Castro will deliver the gold medal of merit to the Italian Red Cross flag.
On December 5th at 5pm the Dukes of Castro will attend the presentation of the book “Moderne Odissee” written by H.E Ambassador Antonio Morabito. The event was organized under the patronage of the Constantinian Order and will take place at the Almo Collegio Capranica- Piazza Capranica, 98.
HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro, Head of the Royal House and Grand Master of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George, announces with great sadness HRH Princess Carmen of Bourbon Two Sicilies’ death. Her Royal Highness Princess Carmen was Dame Grand Cross of Justice and Prince Ferdinand’s beloved sister.
TRH PRINCE CHARLES AND PRINCESS CAMILLA OF BOURBON TWO SICILIES, DUKE AND DUCHESS OF CASTRO, CELEBRATED THEIR 20TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY IN NAPLES TOGETHER WITH TRH PRINCESS MARIA CAROLINA AND PRINCESS MARIA CHIARA
Rome, November 5th 2018 – TRH Prince Charles and Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies’ official visit to Naples has ended today. Their Royal Highnesses, Duke and Duchess of Castro, accompanied by TRH Princesses Maria Carolina, Duchess of Calabria and Palermo and Maria Chiara, Duchess of Noto and Capri, were in Naples to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary and 25 years of activity of the Neo-Bourbon Movement, engaged by a quarter of the century to defend the identity values of Southern Italy.
“We have chosen to celebrate our anniversary in Naples with so many events also aimed at reviving the glorious memory of one of the largest cities in Europe, thanks to the works created by my ancestors” declared HRH the Duke of Castro. “We came back to this city that we always have in our hearts and that we feel our home because of its splendor, as for the beauty of the people who live it and animate it with pride“. The agenda was full of institutional and social commitments that confirm the Royal Family’s attention towards the Neapolitan territory. On November 3rd, the Royal Family went to the Mediterranean Theater, where the Award “TWO SICILIES – SOUTH EXCELLENCES” took place.
On Sunday morning Their Royal Highnesses went to the Cardarelli Hospital for the opening of “Insieme a mamma e papà” space, which will be used for welcoming not only the patients’ children, but also those of the hospital staff. After attending the inauguration of the nativity scene of the church of San Ferdinando, they attended the evening Mass at the church of San Francesco di Paola, where they met the delegates of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint Georges.
On Monday morning TRH visited the historic Marinella atelier, official supplier of the Royal House, which offered a unique scarf to the Dukes of Castro. Later they went to the Royal Palace of Caserta to seal their union and planted a Camelia honoring the family tradition: in 1818, in fact, Queen Maria Carolina of Bourbon paid homage to the Dukes of Castro’s twentieth anniversary of marriage with the same gesture.
TRH PRINCE CHARLES AND PRINCESS CAMILLA OF BOURBON TWO SICILIES, DUKES OF CASTRO VISITING NAPLES TO CELEBRATE THEIR 20TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY WITH TRH PRINCESS MARIA CAROLINA, DUCHESS OF CALABRIA AND PALERMO AND MARIA CHIARA, DUCHESSA OF CAPRI AND NOTO
Rome, October 19th 2018 – On the occasion of their twentieth wedding anniversary, TRH Prince Charles and Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duke and Duchess of Castro, accompanied by the TRH Princesses Maria Carolina, Duchess of Calabria and Palermo and Maria Chiara, Duchess of Capri and of Noto, will be visiting Naples from November 3rd to November 5th.
The first official appointment is scheduled for Saturday November 3rd at the Teatro Mediterraneo, Mostra d’Oltremare in Naples. TRH will attend a folkloristic cultural show of Neapolitan style entitled “25 YEARS OF THE NEOBORBONICAL MOVEMENT AND TWO SICILIES AWARD ” where the greatest exponents of the Italian Contemporary Theater will attend. At the end of the show, the Dukes of Castro will celebrate their anniversary together with all the guests.
On Sunday, November 4th Their Royal Highnesses will be at the Cardarelli Hospital on the occasion of the inauguration of a space dedicated to welcoming not only the children of the patients, but also those of the hospital staff. The Hospital aims at providing concrete support to its employees so as to facilitate a better balance between work and family life.
During the afternoon, the Dukes of Castro will be visiting the Basilica of San Ferdinando for the inauguration of the nativity scene dedicated to famous men including the statuette of H.M. King Francis II of Bourbon Two Sicilies and afterwards will attend a solemn Mass at the Pontifical Basilica of San Francesco da Paola, organized by the neapolitan delegation of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George.
Their trip to Naples will end on Monday 5th. After the visit to the historic atelier Marinella, official supplier of the Real House, which on the occasion of their twentieth anniversary will pay homage to the Dukes of Castro of a tie and a scarf made exclusively for celebrating their union, Their Royal Highnesses will also go to the Royal Palace of Caserta where a camelia will be planted in their honor.
Monte Carlo, October, 8th 2018– HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies, Duchess of Castro, Ambassador of “Les Anges Gardiens” Foundation participated with the association’s volunteers in the weekly distribution in Monaco, in order to help hundreds of people (young people left to the streets, families and old people) who have been abandoned in the streets. Warm food, biscuits, milk, tissues and others products have been distributed to the needy people.
HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies and Madame Edoarda Crociani are deeply saddened by the death of their dear friend Charles Aznavour, the greatest chansonnier of France. Considering the strong bond maintained over the years and the happy moments spent together, the Royal Family would like to remember him for his innate talent and passion for music. The Royal Family’s thoughts and closeness go to the artist’s family.