There’s surely nothing more festive than having a traditional Christmas concert in the comfort of your own home.
And this evening Belgian’s royal family enjoyed that very treat as they hosted guests at the opulent Palais Royal in Brussels for the annual festive performance.
Queen Mathilde, 44, showed she’s well and truly in the Christmas spirit donning a glittering gold lace dress.
She was accompanied by her four children Princess Elisabeth, 16, Prince Gabriel, 14, Prince Emmanuel, 12, and Princess Eleonore, nine, and husband King Philippe for the family occasion.
The mother-of-four looked striking in a gold lace dress teamed with towering heels in a matching metallic shade.
Queen Mathilde of Belgium, 44, was a picture of festive perfection in gold lace as she joined her husband and children for the annual Christmas concert at the opulent Palais Royal in Brussels
A family affair! Left to right: Prince Gabriel, Prince Aymeric, Queen Mathilde, Princess Eleonore, King Philippe, Princess Elisabeth , Prince Emmanuel, Prince Nicolas attend the traditional Christmas concert
Princess Elisabeth, 16, looked every inch the young lady in a black lace top and smart beige trousers as she held hands with her little sister Eleonore who looked festive in a bright red dress.
Meanwhile the boys and their gather looked dapper in dark suits and colourful ties.
They all made sure to stop and pose for a family photo in front of the Christmas tree before the annual concert, held annually to thank everyone who has assisted the royal family with their duties throughout the year.
Prince Nicolas and Prince Aymeric, the sons of King Philippe’s brother Prince Laurent also joined the family for the occasion.
His sister Princess Astrid matched her sister-in-law by wearing a gold jacket, attending the festivities with her husband Prince Lorenz and daughter Princess Luisa Maria.
Family gathering! Left to right: Princess Claire, Prince Gabriel, Prince Aymeric, Queen Mathilde, Princess Eleonore, King Philippe, Princess Elisabeth , Prince Emmanuel, Prince Nicolas, Princess Astrid, Prince Lorenz and Princess Luisa Maria
Princess Astrid (right) joined the festivities with her husband Prince Lorenz and daughter Luisa
Impeccably co-ordinated as always, Mathilde looked elegant in a gold lace dress
The family take their seats in the front row ahead of the musical performance
The family made sure to pause for a festive photo in front of the opulent Christmas tree