Queen Fabiola's funeral ceremony

Belgium is honouring former Queen Fabiola. Heads of government from around the world have attended a state funeral for the widow of the popular King Baudouin. Japanese Empress Michiko, Thai Crown Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn and Spain’s former king Juan Carlos, were among those who joined Belgium’s royal family at the Cathedral of Saints Michael and Gudula in central Brussels.

Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, Queen Paola of Belgium, King Albert II of Belgium, King Philippe - Filip of Belgium, Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel attend the funeral ceremony of Queen Fabiola at the Saint Michael and Saint Gudula Cathedral in Brussels on December 12, 2014
Queen Fabiola's funeral ceremony
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel
 Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Princess Eleonore, Prince Gabriel, Crown Princess Elisabeth and Prince Emmanuel

3 comments:

  1. Touching ceremony: hopeful, joyful and with a typical Fabiola twist. Great lady. She was absolutely convinced she would be reunited with Baudouin, so let's hope they are.

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  2. The grief is almost palpable.

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  3. The children were amazing on this difficult day. I was very impressed.

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