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An Interview with Their Royal Highnesses Prince Félix and Princess Claire of Luxembourg. (VIDEO)

luxembourgRecently, Belgian journalist, Mr. Thomas de Bergeyck, from the fantastic program, Place Royale, had a chance to interview Their Royal Highnesses Prince Félix and Princess Claire of Luxembourg at Château les Crostes in Lorgues, France.

Please click here to watch the interview.

In other news, the newspaper, Luxemburger Wort, reports that Her Royal Highness Princess Claire will give birth to her first child in Luxembourg. Click here to read the article as well as to view new photos of the lovely couple.

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His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, and His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg in Sochi, Russia.

albertdemonacoOn the evening of Tuesday, February 4, 2014, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco arrived at the Zimny Theater in Sochi, Russia to attend the 126th opening session of the International Olympic Committee.   Also, in attendance was His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg.

Earlier in the day, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal met with the President of Russia, Mr. Vladimir Putin, as will as with the President of the International Olympic Committee, Mr. Thomas Bach, during a welcoming ceremony at the Rus Hotel ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics.

 

News Regarding Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg.

LuxembourgOn Wednesday, January 15, 2014, Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg held audiences on the occasion of the New Year at the Palais Grand-Ducal.

In the evening, the grand-ducal family attended the première performance of West Side Story at the Grand Théâtre de la Ville de Luxembourg.

Please click here to view photos.  And, please click here for more information about today’s events from Luxarazzi.

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Their Royal Highnesses Prince Félix and Princess Claire of Luxembourg Are Expecting Their First Child.

luxembourgPer the Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg:

“Their Royal Highnesses The Grand Duke and The Grand Duchess are very pleased to announce that Prince Félix and Princess Claire are expecting their first baby.  

Birth is expected to take place in June. 

The Grand Duke, The Grand Duchess, Grand Duke Jean and members of the Royal family as well as the Lademacher family are delighted with the news.”

Photo courtesy of Zimbio

 

His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg Delivers His Christmas Speech. (VIDEO)

GDHenriOn December 24, 2013, the Luxembourg television network, RTL, aired His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg Christmas speech.

Please click here to watch.

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Their Imperial and Royal Highnesses Archduke Imre and Archduchess Kathleen of Austria Baptize Their First Child.

486px-Imperial_Coat_of_Arms_of_the_Empire_of_Austria_(1815).svgOn Saturday, December 14, 2013, Their Imperial and Royal Highnesses Archduke Imre and Archduchess Kathleen of Austria (aka Imre and Kathleen de Habsbourg-Lorraine) baptized their first child, HI&RH Archduchess Maria-Stella, at the L’eglise Fischbach (Fischbach Church) in Luxembourg.

Guests in attendance included Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, His Royal Highness Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, Their Royal Highnesses Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stephanie of Luxembourg, Their Imperial and Royal Highnesses Archduke Carl-Christian and Archduchess Marie-Astrid of Austria (aka de Habsbourg-Lorraine) to name a few.

Archduke Imre and his lovely American-born wife, Kathleen, were married on September 8, 2012, at the Old St. Mary Mother of God Church in Washington D.C.

Please click here to view the official photo from the baptism courtesy of the Cour Grand-Ducale de Luxembourg.

The Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg Visit Turkey. (VIDEOS)

On November 19, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg arrived in Ankara, Turkey for a five-day state visit to Turkey.

Upon their arrival at the Çankaya Presidential Palace the grand ducal couple were warmly welcomed by the President of Turkey, Abdullah Gül, and First Lady Hayrunnisa Gül.  After the inspection of the guard and a photo-op for the press on the steps of the palace, President Gül ushered the grand ducal couple into the palace where gifts were exchanged.

Thereafter, Grand Duke Henri and President Gül accompanied by the Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and a Luxembourg business delegation held a meeting.  Meanwhile, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa and First Lady Hayrunnisa Gül attended a luncheon.

For further information about today’s visit as well as to view photos please click the links below.

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Royals From Sweden, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands Attend the IPC Honorary Board Meeting in Brussels.

Crown Princess Victoria of SwedenOn October 8, 2013, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Her Royal Highness Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg,  Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, and Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium, as host, attended International Paralympic Committee Honorary Board meeting held at the Palais Royal in Brussels.

According to the official website for the IPC, the royal ladies and other attendees were:

“…updated on the growth of the Paralympic Movement over the last two years and received further insight into the activities that surrounded the London 2012 Paralympic Games, as well those for future Paralympics.

Members were [also] informed about the IPC’s vision in the lead-up to the Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016 Games, as well as the Agitos Foundation, which is the IPC’s new development arm.”

Click here and here to view photos.

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HRH Prince Félix of Luxembourg Finally Marries. (VIDEO)

On September 17, 2013, at Villa Rothschild Kempinski in Königstein im Taunus, Germany, His Royal Highness Prince Félix of Luxembourg finally married his longtime love, Miss Claire Lademacher, in front of close family and friends.

For detailed information about today’s intimate civil ceremony please visit the site, Luxarazzi: Luxembourg and Liechtensteinhere.

Congrats to the couple!   :)

News Regarding Members of the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg.

MTHLuxembourgOver the weekend members of the Grand Ducal family of Luxembourg participated in the 2013 National Day celebrations.

Anyway, the great site, Luxarazzi Luxembourg, covered all this weekend’s mega festivities, and if you haven’t already checked out their site, well, you should.  Click here for a full report which includes links to videos and hundreds of photos.   :)

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TRHs Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg Welcome Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands to Luxembourg. (VIDEO)

DutchLuxOn Friday, May 24, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg welcomed Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands to Luxembourg.

After arriving at airport and then partaking in a mini “…walkabout near the Grand Ducal palace…” where they waved to the locals, Their Majesties and the Grand Ducal couple were ushered to the palace for a photo-op for the press.  Soon, a lovely luncheon was held in honor of Their Majesties one-day visit to Luxembourg, then it was time to meet various Luxembourg government officials including Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker.

In the late afternoon, it was time to say goodbye and Their Majesties left lovely Luxembourg.   :)

Click here to watch a video.

Click here and here to view hundreds of photos.

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TRHs Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie of Luxembourg Visit Vianden.

gsOn May 13, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie of Luxembourg visited the city of Vianden.

According to the newspaper, Wort, the hereditary grand-ducal couple were given “…a tour of the historic city, visited Château de Vianden, met with local residents at a nursing home…” and much more.

Click here and here to view photos.

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TRHs Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg Attend the Opening of the 2013 Spring Fair.

luxOn May 4, 2013, Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg attended the opening of the 2013 Spring Fair held at the Luxexpo.

If you are interested in learning more about the Spring Fair please click here.

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