The civil wedding of Guillaume & Stéphanie
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The civil wedding of Guillaume & Stéphanie

Last modified: 22 December 2012 Luxembourg-City, Friday, 19 October 2012 The wedding programme 11.00 am – Reception at the Grand Théâtre of Luxembourg-City, organised by the Luxembourg government 3.30 pm – Civil wedding at the Town Hall of Luxembourg-City 8.00 pm – Galadinner at the Grand-Ducal Palace & Cercle Cité in Luxembourg-City Address of the […]

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Prinsjesdag in the Netherlands 1999
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Prinsjesdag in the Netherlands 1999

The Hague, 21 September 1999 Prinsjesdag (Princes’s Day) is a centuries-old tradition and the only tradition with pomp and circumstance left in the Netherlands. Since 1904 it is held in the Ridderzaal (Hall of Knights) in The Hague. Since a long time the day is on the third Tuesday of September. It marks the beginning […]

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The religious wedding of Guillaume & Stéphanie Photo & Copyright: Henriëtte E.
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The religious wedding of Guillaume & Stéphanie

Last modified: 22 December 2012 Luxembourg-City, 20 October 2012 The wedding programme 11.00 am – Religious wedding at the Cathedral Notre-Dame at Luxembourg-City 1.00 pm – Balcony appearance followed by a reception at the Grand-Ducal Palace in Luxembourg-City 8.20 pm – Fireworks at the Trois Glands 8.45 pm – Concert of Selah Sue and Funky […]

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Official royal websites
Internet, Media & Co

Official royal websites

A modern reigning royal house nowadays has its own website. In the United Kingdom there is not only a general website for all members of the royal family, see The British Monarchy, there also is a separate website for the heir to the throne, The Prince of Wales. That website, see The Prince of Wales […]

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Queen Beatrix takes oath of her new ministers twice
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Queen Beatrix takes oath of her new ministers twice

I am not really interested in politics, but if you follow royals, it is something you sometimes come across. In the past months there was lots of fuzz in political Netherlands about several royal themes. One of the things that was discussed intensively, was whether the taking of the oath by ministers of the new […]

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Queen Beatrix visits Sneek
News, Royal Visits

Queen Beatrix visits Sneek

Last Thursday I saw Queen Beatrix in Sneek, a nice little town in the north of the Netherlands where I was born and raised. Only the day before me and my mother had agreed to do some shopping in Sneek. Knowing the Queen would come I took the first cheaper train out of town (Groningen) […]

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Sanders/Oldenburg wedding in Hamburg
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Sanders/Oldenburg wedding in Hamburg

On 13 October 2012 Stephan Sanders from the Netherlands married Duchess Rixa von Oldenburg at the beautiful old church of Hamburg-Nienstedten. The weather forecast was bad, but it turned out to be dry and (a bit too) sunny. For my photos see:

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Visit Luxembourg
Travel, Travel Tips

Visit Luxembourg

I have spent only four days of my life in Luxembourg, and have hardly seen something of it, but so far I love the country. Luxembourg has an old history, but a relatively new monarchy. Beautiful nature, old and new architecture, culture and history and friendly people. Luxembourg-City exists of high parts and valleys, and […]

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