Details About the Upcoming Wedding Between Her Serene Highness Princess Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Mr. Alexander Johannsmann
Next Saturday, June 18, 2011, Her Serene Highness Princess Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Mr. Alexander Johannsmann will have their religious wedding at the local Evangelical Church in Bad Berleburg.
According to the German newspaper, Der Westen, several details about the wedding have been released. First, on June 17, 2011 there will be a:
…barbecue evening in the upper part of the park in front of the Orangerie. The private event will have 230 guests from home and abroad are invited. The wedding couple has expressly requested an “informal” evening. Responsible for the food of the evening is the cook of the family house of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Martin Jacobsen.The Dane will be assisted by a team of five other chefs – including the cook of the Danish royal house, Bager-Lisbeth Bertelsen. The food of the evening therefore have a significant Danish accent.
On Saturday June 18, 2011:
The arrival of the guests will start to arrive in the church beginning at 4pm. Princess Nathalie will be given away by her father, His Serene Highness Richard Prinz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg.
The service will be held in German language by Protestant rites. 45 singers from the of Danish girls choir “St. Annae Pige Kor ” in Copenhagen provide the vocals throughout the ceremony in the church. Princess Benedikte, Princess Nathalie’s mother is patron of the choir. The young singers are housed at Bad Berleburger host families.
Directly following the service a reception for the 370 guests will be held in the courtyard and the reception hall of the castle. Among the 230 wedding guests are invited to a further approximately 140 people from the personal and social environment of the family. Dinner and dancing will take place in a tent behind Schloss Berleburg.
Photo courtesy of: Billed Bladet (photo by Jesper Sunesen)