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HRH Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg Visits the Exhibition, We Are Women.

On Sunday, July 3, 2022, Her Royal Highness Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg visited the exhibition entitled, We Are Women, held a the Galerie d’Art Contemporain Am Tunnel in Luxembourg City.

According to the Cour Grand-Ducale, the exhibition is “…dedicated to women…” by nurse and painter, Ms. Gilliane Warzée

HRH Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg Presents the 2022 Prix Grand-Duc Adolphe I to Ms. Catherine Lorent.

On Monday, June 20, 2022, Her Royal Highness Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, as Patron of the Cercle Artistique de Luxembourg, presented the 2022 Prix Grand-Duc Adolphe I held at the Palais Grand-Ducal in Luxembourg City.

According to the Cour Grand-Ducale, the award was established i 1902 by, “…Grand Duke Adolphe I on the initiative of Grand Duchess Marie Adelaide. The objective was to create a platform for the promotion of Luxembourgish artists.” 

The Prix Grand-Duc Adolphe I is presented every two years to an artist for their outstanding work. The recipient of the 2022 Prix Grand-Duc Adolphe I Art Award went to Ms. Catherine Lorent for her piece entitled, 7 Vues Phantastiques Sur la Mer.

Photos courtesy of the Cour Grand-Ducale

TRHs Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg Host a Garden Party at Château de Berg.

On the afternoon of Saturday, June 18, 2022, Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg hosted the traditional aubade (a garden party) for the locals from the municipality of Colmar-Berg at Château de Berg. The garden party was held in the château’s beautiful gardens.

The happy grand-ducal couple welcomed hundreds of locals from the municipality of Colmar-Berg including the mayor of Weilburg, Mr. Johannes Hanisch, to eat delicious appetizers, mingle with old friends as well as new, and generally have a fabulous time ahead of Fête Nationale 2022.

(VIDEOS) TRHs Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg Begin Their State Visit to Portugal.

On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg began their two-day state visit to Lisbon, Portugal at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Portugal, His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.

Upon their arrival at the Praça do Imperio in Lisbon, Their Royal Highnesses were warmly welcomed by President Rebelo de Sousa and other government officials. After participating in the inspection of the Guards of Honor, and the national anthems were played Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa were ushered into Belem Presidential Palace. Whilst there the royal couple signed the guest book, held a photo-op for the press and held a meeting with President Rebelo de Sousa.

In the evening, President Rebelo de Sousa hosted a gala state dinner in honor of their royal guests.

News Regarding HRH Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg.

On May 4, 2022, Her Royal Highness Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg was a guest of Mr. Térence Jarosz’s (from RTL 5Minutes) podcast entitled, Vous avez comme un accent.

In the interview, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa tells the story of her life beginning in Cuba, then the United States, then Switzerland, and eventually in Luxembourg. She also talks about her family, her meeting with Grand Duke Henri, and other important moments in her life. 

The Grand Duchess also discusses her work in the humanitarian field, specifically, her commitment to the organization, Stand Speak Rise Up. The aim of the organization is to fight against sexual violence in sensitive areas, in particular, rape as a weapon of war.

Click here to listen to the podcast with the grand duchess (in French).

On May 7, 2022, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa participated in RTL Luxembourg’s 20th Edition of Télévie, a telethon fundraising event for Cancer and Leukemia research, in Mertzig, Luxembourg. According to the Cour Grand-Ducale, prior to “…acting as telephone operator alongside other volunteers to take pledge calls…” the lovely grand duchess met with hundreds of volunteers, patients, families, and staff.

Photos courtesy of the Cour-Grand-Ducale/C.Piscitelli

HRH Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg Holds Audiences at the Palais Grand-Ducale.

On May 5, 2022, Her Royal Highness Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg held audiences with representatives from the SOS Village d’Enfants Monde Luxembourg and the non-profit organization, Chaîne de l’Espoir, at the Palais Grand-Ducale in Luxembourg City. The lovely grand duchess is High Patron of both organizations.

According to the Cour Grand-Ducale, the SOS Village d’Enfants Monde Luxembourg is:

“…active in more than 130 countries where it acts for families in vulnerable situations by focusing on the rights and protection of children. The Grand Duchess took an interest in the management of projects during the pandemic.”

Discussions also focused on the SOS Village d’Enfants Monde Luxembourg aid work in Ukraine which is currently helping thousands of families and their children.

In her meeting with the non-profit group, Chaîne de l’Espoir, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa was informed about the organization’s work currently being carried out in Senegal and Jordan. According to the Cour Grand-Ducale, the goal of Chaîne de l’Espoir is to “…provide children in underprivileged countries with quality medical care.”  

Discussions also focused on cases of “…young patients who will soon be operated on in Luxembourg and then accommodated in Luxembourg host families during their convalescence.”

HRH Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg Attends the LuxSE and UN Women Event in Luxembourg City.

On Thursday, May 5, 2022, Her Royal Highness Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg attended the LuxSE and UN Women Join Forces for Gender Finance Equality event held at the Luxembourg Stock Exchange in Luxembourg City.