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Royal Video News Weekend Wrap-Up.

Here is your weekend royal news wrap-up for the week of April 25 to May 1, 2022.

(UPDATE) HSH Prince Gustav of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Miss Carina Axelsson Will Marry on June 4, 2022!

An update regarding today’s big announcement: His Serene Highness Prince Gustav of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Miss Carina Axelsson will marry on June 4, 2022.

It has yet to be announced where the couple will marry. Most likely, it will be at the Evangelische Stadtkirche in Bad Berleburg where Princess Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Mr. Alexander Johannsmann were married in 2010 and where the funeral of the late His Serene Highness Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg took place.

***UPDATE: The ceremony will take place in the private chapel at Schloss Berleburg.

Christmas in the Castle with Prince Gustav of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg.


On December 3, 2015, His Serene Highness Prince Gustav of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg spoke with his local newspaper about the exhibition, Weihnachten im Schloss (Christmas in the Castle), that he along with his longtime partner, Miss Carina Axelsson, developed together at Schloss Berleburg in Berleburg, Germany.

Established in 2010 the exhibition — which displays nine beautifully decorated Christmas trees each with their own name such as the Candy Tree, Tinsel Tree and of course the popular Dog Tree — proved to be incredibly successful the public that the prince and his partner have decided to keep the tradition alive each year.

Anyway, the Weihnachten im Schloss exhibition, which includes a personal tour of the historic schloss, will be open to the public beginning on December 23-31, 2015 at Schloss Berleburg.

News Regarding Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands.


On the afternoon of Tuesday, July 7, 2015, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visited the company, AppMachine, in Heerenveen.  Established in 2011 the online software company allows individuals to create their own mobile apps for iOS, Windows Phone 8, and Android.

AppMachine_HMK-6576 (1)During today’s visit Her Majesty met with the CEO of AppMachine, Mr. Siebrand Dijkstra, as well as with company employees.  Her Majesty was also given a “…demonstration of AppMachine’s app building software and then made an app herself for the Oranje Fonds with Instant Ap…” according to a press release.

Photos courtesy of AppMachine

His Serene Highness Prince Gustav of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg Participates in the Wisent Welt Wittgenstein Press Conference.

gswbOn Monday, May 5, 2014, His Serene Highness Prince Gustav of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg accompanied by the Mayor of Bad Berleburg, Mr. Bernd Fuhrmann, and the coordinator of the European Bison Project, Ms. Coralie Herbst, participated in a press conference at Schloss Berleburg to announce the results of the Bison project, Wisent Welt Wittgenstein.

According to AFP News, the Wisent Welt Wittgenstein is a:
“…government-funded initiative which last year released the herd in an effort to restock the bison in the wild. European bison were once plentiful across Europe and Russia, though their numbers were decimated to near extinction by hunting and habitat encroachment.”

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