The Hereditary Grand Ducal couple visited the Luxembourgish town of Remish as the second-to-last town of their tour of the 15 centres of attraction of the Grand Duchy. After the traditional welcome at the town hall, they visited an exhibition centre and an elderly home before changing their clothes to tour the national viticultural institute, the Institut Viti-Vinicole. September 28th, 2014.
Prince Guillaume was in Bucharest this weekend to attend the Romanian version of the Duke of Edinburgh’s award. In Luxembourg, Prince Guillaume is the President of the award, and Grand Duke Jean is the patron, while in Romania, the patron is Crown Princess Margareta. September 27th, 2014.
Yesterday, the Hereditary Grand Ducal couple attended the Euroweek, this year organized by Luxembourg’s oldest high school, L’Athénée. The Euroweek is an annual event where students and teachers from all over the continent meet to talk about European issues. September 25th, 2014.
On Wednesday, the Grand Duke attended the 150th anniversary celebrations of the Bulletin de la Société des Sciences Médicales. September 24th, 2014.
Last Friday, the Hereditary Grand Ducal couple visited the EPI, an association that helps young people in hardship by encouraging, promoting and intergrating them to different projects. They also met with people who receive care from the organization. September 19th, 2014.
Today, the Grand Duke was in Esch-sur-Alzette to visit the ‘Nelson Mandela - From Prisoner to President’ exhibiton at the Musée National de la Résistance. HRH was one of the many heads of state that attended the former South African president on December 10th. September 23rd, 2014.
On Friday, the Grand Duke was in Switzerland alongside Queen Silvia of Sweden, where they both celebrated the 20th anniversary of Mentor International. The organization prevents drug use amongst the youth. September 19th, 2014.
On Saturday, Grand Duke Henri celebrated the 150th anniversary since the first public performance of the Grand Duchy’s national anthem, Ons Heemecht in Ettelbruck. He unveiled a statue (picture) which features 550 imprinted mouths, representing the 550 first people to have sung the anthem together on June 5th, 1864. September 20th, 2014.