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Royal News August 2021 Photo & Copyright: Elisabeth Toll/Royal Court of Sweden
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Royal News August 2021

Last modified: 18 September 2021 1 August King Mohammed VI of Morocco on Saturday delivered a speech on the occasion of the 22nd anniversary of his accession to the throne. The Sofia Court of Appeal has ruled on 29 July that the former Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria and his sister Princess Maria Luisa are […]

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15 August – National Day in Liechtenstein Photo by Arjan
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15 August – National Day in Liechtenstein

Why does Liechtenstein celebrate its Staatsfeiertag (national day) on 15 August? The Assumption of Mary, on 15 August, has always been a feast day and also in Liechtenstein, a Catholic country, people had the day off. Fürst (Prince) Franz Joseph II had taken over the throne from his uncle Fürst Franz I in 1938. In […]

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Two Celebrations in Liechtenstein Photo by Arjan
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Two Celebrations in Liechtenstein

On 15 August the Principality of Liechtenstein celebrates its national day, Staatsfeiertag, for the 77th time. Some unfortunate but understandable changes this year. More about that later. However already yesterday, 30 July, there was something to celebrate. Fürst Hans Adam II and Fürstin Marie von und zu Liechtenstein celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. At the […]

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Staatsfeiertag in Liechtenstein 2003 Copyright: Martin Walser/Liechtenstein Marketing
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Staatsfeiertag in Liechtenstein 2003

15 August 2003 Although the weather had been hot and sunny for the past few weeks, of all days the day Liechtenstein’s national day (Staatsfeiertag) is celebrated yearly, August 15 (Assumption Day), started with rain. I left my hotel in Schaan early in the morning not to miss anything. Although it was dry but cloudy […]

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