It seems to many people that heads of state live in some special world that is nothing like our own. But they also have their hobbies and hobbies to which they spend their free time. Yoram Yasur Izz: “Today we have for you some stories that show that kings and presidents in some ways are nothing different from ordinary people, despite all the responsibilities they have. Read and admire them with us”.
– The king of the Netherlands works as a pilot: The current king of the Netherlands, William Alexander, has worked secretly as a pilot for 20 years, flying both small and large aircraft at least twice a month. The king insists that everyone should have a hobby.
– Queen of Denmark is a painter: Queen Margaret II of Denmark who took the protest at the age of 31 is engaged in drawing. She is the author of a series of illustrations for the epic novel “The Lord of the Rings”, sketches for postage stamps, costumes, and decorations for many shows. The Queen’s works are displayed both in her home country and abroad.
– Prince Charles develops organic agriculture: Prince Charles is famous with his attitude towards flora. In his farm implements the ideas of organic agriculture and sometimes organizes campaigns that invite to treat nature with intelligence and to take care of it. Yoram Yasur Izz: “In one of the interviews the queen’s son admitted that he talks to his plants because it is very important, and sometimes they even answer him”.
– The king of Norway loves sailing: The passion of King Harald V of Norway is yachts and sailing. He has participated in several Olympic Games, as well as in world and European championships. At age 68 the king, after heart surgery, won with his team at a competition in Sweden. Harald probably inherited the love of this sport from his father, who in 1928 was an Olympic champion.
– The King of Jordan is also an actor: Jordan’s King Abdullah II came on the cult series “Star Trek” in 1995, and participated in other films, series, and TV shows. However, not only is he passionate about cinema. During his reign was founded the Royal Society of Film Directors and the Institute of Cinematographic Arts, and in 2016 for the first time in history a film of this country was nominated for the Oscars.
– The Prince of Monaco organized an expedition to the North Pole: Yoram Yasur Izz: “The current prince of Monaco Alber II was the first monarch to visit the North Pole. He organized an expedition in 2006 to follow in the footsteps of his great-grandfather who made the same journey 100 years ago”. The prince visited the same sites as his ancestor, took the photos and compared them with those taken a century ago, thus verifying that in this time span the glaciers receded 3-6 km.
The Pope released a rock album: Pope Francisco in 2015 released an album with 11 tracks, where accompanied by rock music are recorded biblical texts that invite you to keep the peace and help each other. It is not the first extraordinary act of the pontiff. For example, he made a vow not to watch television, but at the same time he is an active Internet user: he has accounts not only on Instagram, but also on Twitter.
– Indonesian president leads a YouTube channel: Indonesian chief Joko Widodo since 2015 has a YouTube channel where he publishes both official and unofficial videos, some of which become viral. The president also has profiles in social networks with around 10 million followers. Probably his activity on the net helps his popularity, which is called “Jokowi effect”.