It was an honor to host President... - First Lady Melania Trump
It was an honor to host President Emmanuel Macron and Mrs. Macron for our first State Dinner!
Everything you need to know about Inauguration Day in 2 minutes
Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Inauguration Day. Here's some of the nuances of this historical day.
Part I: Undercover investigation exposes groups plotting criminal activity at Trump inauguration
In this video, Project Veritas investigators uncover a group known as the DC Anti-fascist Coalition plotting to disrupt President-Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration by deploying butyric acid at the Nat...
Inside Obama's Last State Dinner
Gwen Stefani, Jerry Seinfeld, Chance the Rapper, and Frank Ocean were among the A-list celebrities in attendance at President Obama’s final state dinner. SUB...
Duchess Of Cambridge Dazzles In Tiara At First British State Banquet
IN A stunning tiara once owned by the Queen Mother, the Duchess of Cambridge made her debut at her first State banquet in Britain tonight.The tiara, also known as the Papyrus Leaf, was made from a dia...
15 Grand Changing Of The Guard Ceremonies You Really Need To See
A good old-fashioned guard mount is the ultimate tourist spectacle: in "changing of the guard" ceremonies at parliaments, palaces and cemeteries all around the world, stately soldiers perform choreogr...
State funeral
President Kennedy's coffin is taken from St. Matthews Cathedral in Washington D.C. to Arlington National Cemetery over the Potomac on November 25, 1963. Card...
Coronation
A coronation is a ceremony marking the formal investiture of a monarch and/or their consort with regal power, usually involving the ritual placement of a crown upon his or her head and the presentatio...
Coronation - Wikipedia
Guard Mounting
Guard Mounting, or Changing the Guard, refers to a formal ceremony in which sentries providing ceremonial guard duties at important institutions are relieved by a new batch of sentries. The ceremonies...
Guard Mounting - Wikipedia
Levée (ceremony)
The levée (from the French word lever, meaning "getting up" or "rising") has traditionally been a daily moment of intimacy and accessibility to a monarch or leader. It started out as a royal custom, b...
Levée (ceremony) - Wikipedia
Oath of allegiance
An oath of allegiance is an oath whereby a subject or citizen acknowledges a duty of allegiance and swears loyalty to monarch or country. In republics, modern oaths specify allegiance to the country i...
Oath of allegiance - Wikipedia
Presidential Inauguration (Ireland)
The inauguration of the President of Ireland is a ceremony to mark the start of a new term for an Irish president. While in hereditary monarchies coronations are symbolic ceremonies, the new monarch's...
Presidential Inauguration (Ireland) - Wikipedia
Regalia
Regalia is Latin plurale tantum for the privileges and the insignia characteristic of a sovereign. The word stems from the Latin substantivation of the adjective regalis, "regal", itself from Rex, "ki...
Regalia - Wikipedia
State visit
A state visit is a formal visit by a head of state to a foreign country, at the invitation of that country's head of state, with the latter also acting as the official host for the duration of the sta...
State visit - Wikipedia
State Arrival Ceremony
A State Arrival Ceremony is a ceremony in which a foreign head of state or head of government is formally welcomed to the United States. It takes place on the South Lawn of the White House, the offici...
State Arrival Ceremony - Wikipedia
State dinner
A state dinner or state lunch is a dinner or banquet paid by a government and hosted by a head of state in his or her official residence in order to renew and celebrate diplomatic ties between the hos...
State dinner - Wikipedia
State funeral
A state funeral is a public funeral ceremony, observing the strict rules of protocol, held to honor people of national significance. State funerals usually include much pomp and ceremony as well as re...
State funeral - Wikipedia
Military funeral
A military funeral is a memorial or burial rite given by a country's military for a soldier, sailor, marine or airman who died in battle, a veteran, or other prominent military figures or heads of st...
Military funeral - Wikipedia
The King is dead. Long live the King.
The King is dead, long live The King! (French: Le roi est mort, vive le roi !; Spanish: El rey ha muerto, ¡viva el rey!), or simply Long live The King!, is a traditional proclamation made...
The Personal Jewel Collection of Elizabeth II
The Queen's Jewels (or the King's Jewels, when the monarch is male) are a historic collection of jewels owned personally by the monarch of the Commonwealth realms; currently Queen Elizabeth II. The je...
Ducal hat of Styria
The ducal hat (German: Herzogshut) of the Duchy of Styria is a jagged crown made out of silver-gilt. Believed to be produced in the 15th century, it was refashioned with pearls and enameled in 176...
Ducal hat of Styria - Wikipedia
Mace of King Carol II of Romania
This mace was offered by Romanian Army officials to H.M. King Carol II in 1940, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of his proclamation as King.
Homagial Crown
The so-called Homagial Crown, also known under its Latin name as the Corona Homagialis, was a part of the Polish Crown Jewels. It was mentioned for the first time in the 15th century in the inventory ...
Homagial Crown - Wikipedia
15 Grand Changing Of The Guard Ceremonies You Really Need To See
A good old-fashioned guard mount is the ultimate tourist spectacle: in "changing of the guard" ceremonies at parliaments, palaces and cemeteries all around the world, stately soldiers perform choreogr...
Throne
A throne is the seat of state of a potentate or dignitary, especially the seat occupied by a sovereign on state occasions; or the seat occupied by a pope or bishop on ceremonial occasions. "Throne" in...
Throne - Wikipedia
Regalia of Malaysia
The regalia of Malaysia (Malay: Alat-alat Kebesaran DiRaja Malaysia; Jawi: الت٢ كبسرن دراج مليسيا) includes all the items which are deemed sacred and symbolic of the supremacy and authority of His Maj...
Regalia of Malaysia - Wikipedia
Regalia of Norway
Norwegian crown jewels, or regalia, include nine items: the king's crown, the sword of the realm, the king's sceptre, the king's orb, the queen's crown, the queen's sceptre, the queen's orb, the crown...
Regalia of Norway - Wikipedia
Regalia of Serbia
Serbia, like most former monarchies of Europe, has had crowns once worn by its rulers. The various Serbian principalities and kingdoms were organised around a number of different royal dynasties. Many...
Regalia of Serbia - Wikipedia
Archducal hat
The archducal hat (German: Erzherzogshut) is the insignia of the Archduchy of Austria. It is kept in Klosterneuburg Monastery in perpetuity.
The first archducal coronet (Erzherzogskrone) was s...
Archducal hat - Wikipedia
Viceregal throne (Ireland)
The Viceregal throne is the former throne of the Viceroy of Ireland (the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland). A set of thrones, one for the Viceroy and one for his consort, the Vicereine, were used on state o...
Viceregal throne (Ireland) - Wikipedia