The wedding of Archduke Christoph of Austria and Adélaïde Drapé-Frisch

Last modified: 22 December 2013 Photos & Copyright: Henriëtte E. Nancy, 28 & 29 December 2012 Civil wedding, 28 December 2012 The last royal wedding of the year 2012 – as far as I know – took place in Nancy, France, on 28 and 29 December 2012. The civil wedding of His Imperial and Royal […]

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The wedding of Prince Georg Friedrich of Prussia and Princess Sophie von Isenburg

Last modified: 21 December 2013 Potsdam, 25 & 27 August 2011 Thursday, 25 August 2011 As I hadn’t been in Potsdam for twelve years, and this city near Berlin is really interesting for royalty-watchers, I already headed to Germany on Wednesday August 24th. After a trainride of more than five hours I arrived in Berlin […]

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The wedding of Count Rodolphe de Limburg Stirum and Archduchess Marie-Christine of Austria

Last modified: 19 December 2013 Mechelen, Belgium, 6 December 2008 Civil wedding After a gala evening at nearby Zemst on Friday the guests for the wedding of Count Rodolphe de Limburg Stirum and Archduchess Marie-Christine of Austria had a good night sleep. Around noon several royals could be spotted strolling through the shopping streets of […]

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The wedding of Hereditary Prince Hubertus von Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha and Kelly Rondestvedt

Last modified: 19 December 2013 Coburg, 21 & 23 May 2009 Civil wedding, 21 May 2009 A wedding is always a good occasion to stay somewhere for a few days, and apart from the wedding see as much tourist attactions as possible. As the civil wedding was a private event and we didn’t know how […]

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The wedding of the Duke of Cambridge and Catherine Middleton

Last modified: 20 December 2013 Tuesday, 26 April 2011 As a royalty watcher you should of course arrive at the place-to-be in time. So on Tuesday, 26 April 2011 I took the airplane from Amsterdam to London, where I had booked a hotel already late November. Not too close to Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace, […]

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The engagement of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and Mary Donaldson

Copenhagen, 8 October 2003 Engagement program 9:45 – 10:00 am: Members of the Cabinet arrive at Christian IX’ s Palace, Amalienborg. 10:00 am: Ordinary Meeting of the Council of State in Christian IX’ s Palace. Her Majesty The Queen presides over the Council of State which is composed of the members of the Cabinet. His […]

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The wedding of Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby

Oslo, 25 August 2001 The program Thursday, 23 August 2001 During the day most guests will arrive in Oslo, among them several royal guests. 17.00: Guests go to the private party at Skaugum, Asker. 17.30: Arrival at Skaugum. Guests will be received by Crown Prince Haakon and Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby. Guests will be greeted by […]

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The wedding of Count Moritz von Goëss and Duchess Fleur von Württemberg

Altshausen, 9 August 2003 Wedding programme Thursday, 7 August 2003 19:30-21:00 – Serenade at the Seminarplatz (public) Friday, 8 August 2003 11:00 – Civil Marriage at Schloss Altshausen (private) 16:30-19:00 – Reception at Schloss Althausen or in the castle park (private) 19:45 – Congratulations by Mayor König and club-committees at the inner court of Schloss […]

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The wedding of Hereditary Prince Heinrich zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn and Donna Priscilla Incisa della Rocchetta

Civil wedding, Sayn-Bendorf, 7 June 2003 Verena and I arrived at Sayn halfway the morning when the weather was still nice, but soon it would be very, very hot with blue sky and burning sun. Verena parked the car at the parking place near the Butterfly Garden of Sayn and we soon found out that […]

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The wedding of Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands and Laurentien Brinkhorst

The Hague, 17 & 19 May 2001 The wedding interview With peacocks shouting in the background Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands and his fiancée Laurentien Brinkhorst gave an interview for the Dutch television in the garden of Palace Huis ten Bosch, the residence of Queen Beatrix. It was broadcasted on May 15th, 2001, two days […]

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The wedding of Prince Donatus von Hessen and Countess Floria von Faber-Castell

Kronberg im Taunus, 17 May 2003 Bridal soiree, 16 May 2003 The bridal soiree was hosted by an uncle of the bride, Count Anton Wolfgang von Faber-Castell and his wife Mary. A few photographers and journalists (including me) and a camera team of the Hessische Rundfunk – closely watched by some security people at the […]

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The wedding of Prince Laurent of Belgium and Claire Coombs

Brussels, 12 April 2003 Rehearsal at the Cathedral, 10 April 2003 While passing the cathedral of Brussels on Thursday evening around 18:00 I just saw King Albert II and Queen Paola of the Belgians entering the cathedral through the side entrance. With the presscard I just had collected that afternoon in the press centre I […]

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The wedding of the Duke of Brabant and Jonkvrouw Mathilde d’Udekem d’Acoz

Brussels, 4 December 1999 The programme for the wedding day 9.25: Route of the processions: Royal Palace – Paleizenplein – Koningsstraat – Kolonieënstraat – Putterij – Infante Isabellastraat – Agoraplein – Grasmarkt – Heuvelstraat – Grote Markt. Departure of the first procession from the Palace in Brussels (Royal Motorcycle Cavalcade) with Queen Fabiola and Prince […]

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The wedding of the Fürst zu Schaumburg-Lippe and Nadja Anna Zsoeks

Last modified: 19 December 2012 Bückeburg, 28 & 30 June 2007 Wedding programme Thursday, 28 June 2007 11:00 – Bridal couple leaves Bückeburg Castle by foot 11:30 – Civil wedding at the townhall of Bückeburg 12:15 – Bridal couple appears on the balcony of the townhall Afternoon – Wedding lunch at Stadthagen Friday, 29 June […]

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The wedding of Antonio Muñoz Valcárcel and Princess Kalina of Bulgaria

Tsarska Bistritsa (Borovets), 26 October 2002 The wedding celebrations The wedding of Princess Kalina of Bulgaria and Kitín Muñoz was called the wedding of the year in Bulgaria. The family decided Borovets was the most suitable place for a garden party in the event of good weather as well as for the 400 guest indoor […]

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