The imperial wedding of George and Rebecca

Last modified: 24 September 2021 Later this year His Imperial Highness Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia will marry Rebecca Virginia Bettarini, at least when everything goes as planned (you never know with Covid-19 still around). Already quite a bit of news has come in. Here is an overview of the first imperial wedding to […]

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Exhibition at Amalienborg – Princess gowns

While my own trip to Denmark this year didn’t happen, a royalty-friend of mine, Wills of Koningsfan.nl, visited the country early July and enjoyed the lovely palaces and exhibitions. She was so kind to send me her gorgeous pictures. She visited the Amalienborg Museum in Copenhagen just in time to enjoy the new summer exhibition […]

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Scottish exhibition – A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

There were two main reasons for choosing Scotland as my holiday destination earlier this month. One was the fact that I enjoyed my visit 13 years ago very much and really wanted to go back. The other one was the small exhibition “A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex” at the Palace of […]

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Eugenie and Jack’s lovely wedding exhibition at Windsor

Having enjoyed the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank on TV/Internet last year, I was glad to see their wedding exhibition at Windsor Castle lately. Unfortunately the exhibition can only be seen at Windsor between 1 March and 22 April 2019 and will not be shown at any of the other palaces. […]

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The wedding of the Prince of Asturias and Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano

Madrid, Spain, 22 May 2004 Preparations My friend Christine and I had already arrived in Madrid on Monday, travelling from Copenhagen via Amsterdam to Spain, so we had lots of days left to do some sightseeing. Unfortunately the royal palace, cathedral and Atocha church were already closed for public. In the days before the wedding […]

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The wedding of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and Mary Donaldson

Copenhagen, 14 May 2004 The wedding Day Order of service Musicians:The Copenhagen Boys’ ChoirThe Copenhagen Royal Chapel ChoirThe Church of Our Lady’s ChoirThe Baroque Ensemble Concerto of CopenhagenCembalo: Lars Ulrik MortensenFlemming Dreisig, Cathedral OrganistMads Høck, OrganistPalle Mikkelborg, TrumpetHelen Davies, HarpConductor: Ebbe MunkThe Royal Life Guards Brass Ensemble, conducted by Peter Harbeck The arrival of the […]

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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 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 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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The wedding of Victoria & Daniel – They said yes!

Last modified: 19 December 2011 Stockholm, Saturday, 19 June 2010 Program 2pm: Guests start arriving at the cathedral 3.30pm-4.30pm: Wedding ceremony 4.40pm-5.30pm: Cortège 5.35pm-5.45pm: Walk at the Logården 6pm-6.25pm: Bridal couple appears on the terrace of the Royal Palace (Lejonbacken) 6.30pm-7.15pm: Family photography 7.30pm: Wedding banquet at the Rikssalen of the Royal Palace 10pm: Cutting […]

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The wedding of Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau and Mabel Wisse Smit

Delft, 24 April 2004 Wedding programme 10.00: Departure by car from Noordeinde Palace. 10.30-11.00: civil marriage. The civil ceremony was conducted by the Mayor of Delft, Hein van Oorschot, in the Town Hall. It was attended by close family and friends of the bride and groom and dignitaries (some 50 guests). Departure by car from […]

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