Royal Society of St. George Honorary Member Award Ceremony for Matt Goss and Laura Angelini
Updated: Jun 11
Laura Angelini, Matt Goss, and Princess Karen Cantrell
Beverly Hills, California, USA. 6th June, 2021. The Royal Society of St. George (RSSG), California Branch held an elegant champagne luncheon and honorary member ceremony for Matt Goss and Laura Angelini at the Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The ceremony was co-hosted by the RSSG California Chairman Ratu Muda Princess Karen Cantrell and Vice Chairman Raja Muda Christopher A. Chambers.
Princess Karen Cantrell and Christopher A. Chambers
The two new honorary members are both very accomplished music artists. Mr. Matt Goss is a British singer, songwriter and musician, currently living in the United States. He was the lead singer of the popular band Bros in the 1980s, and has gone on to have a successful solo career. He has a best-selling book, "More Than You Know: Autobiography". Laura Angelini is a singer and one of the top 40 billboard recording artists in the United States. She is also a philanthropist who has her own charitable organization and works to make changes through music.
Honorary Member certificates and medals, with one medal on display
Matt Goss receives his RSSG Honorary Membership medal
Matt Goss gives his acceptance speech for Honorary Membership
Laura Angelini receives her RSSG Honorary Membership medal
Laura Angelini gives her acceptance speech for Honorary Membership
The event started with a tribute to HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (June 10, 1921 - April 9, 2021), with speeches and remembrances on his life. RSSG trustees Ahmed Fathi, Sandro Monetti, and the RSSG Advisory Board Director Dr. Craig Paterson gave passionate speeches which were followed by a toast in his honor. There was memorial book on a table with photos where the guests could write their personal messages and tributes to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Tribute to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh with photos and memorial book
Dr. Craig Paterson
Champagne toast to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Mr. Jiannan Huang, who is the first Asian artist to become an honorary member of the RSSG California, sent a congratulatory video from Beijing, China. He spoke with Princess Karen Cantrell and Joey Zhou by video conference call while on the red carpet with iHeart radio host Janet Zipper.
Janet Zipper, Princess Karen Cantrell, Jiannan Huang, and Joey Zhou
After the honorary membership ceremony, Princess Karen Cantrell announced the new members to the RSSG guests - Liviu Bana, Kevin Courseault, Jaspreet Dosanjh, and Donna Jett. Christopher A. Chambers, Deputy Chairman of the RSSG of the Royal Society, led everyone in a tribute and toast to Queen Elizabeth II.
Liviu Barna - New Member of RSSG
Kevin Courseault - New Member of RSSG
Jaspreet Dosanjh -- New Member of RSSG
Donna Jett - New Member of RSSG
Champagne toast to Queen Elizabeth II
Special champagne glasses honored Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Kevin Courseault and Princess Karen Cantrell
The Royal Society RSSG California President, Princess Karen Cantrell, gave two Royal Society members, the artist Mr. Jiannan Huang, and the well-known entrepreneur Chevalier Peter L. Eckert congratulations on a their birthdays with a "Happy Birthday".
"Happy Birthday" dessert for Chevalier Peter L. Eckert
Jaspreet Dosanjh and Dr. Craig Paterson
Joey Zhou, Ahmed Fathi, Christopher A. Chambers, Princess Karen Cantrell, Donna Jett, and Dr. Craig Paterson
Janet Zipper interviews Matt Goss for iHeart Radio
Christopher A. Chambers, Liviu Barna, Sandro Monetti, and Dr. Craig Paterson
Matt Goss, Sandro Monetti, and Ahmed Fathi
Laura Angelini, Christopher A. Chambers, and Princess Karen Cantrell
Sandro Monetti, Princess Karen Cantrell, and Joey Zhou
Sandro Monetti, Matt Goss, Laura Angelini, Dr. Craig Paterson, and Christopher A. Chambers
Liviu Barna and Princess Karen Cantrell
Matt Goss, Princess Karen Cantrell, Laura Angelini, and Joey Zhou