Saturday, July 22, 2017

The Hanover Royal Wedding July 8, 2017

Thank you to Arjan Brouwer for allowing me the use of his photographs.  The wedding between Hereditary Prince Ernst August of Hanover and Ekaterina Malysheva took place on July 8th as I was getting ready to leave for Sweden.
Arjan is the copyright holder

the Hereditary Prince of Leiningen, a first cousin of the groom

Prince of Schaumburg Lippe

Prince Heinrich of Hanover and his daughter.  Heinrich is the groom's uncle

The Prince and Princess of Leiningen.  The Princess is the groom's aunt (HRH Princess Alexandra of Hanover)

Prince Heinrich of Hanover and family

The Margrave and Margravine of Baden.  The Margrave's paternal grandmother was HRH Princess Marie Louise of Hanover

A pregnant Princess Maria Theresia of Thurn und Taxis

Prince Georg Friedrich and Princess Sophie of Prussia

Pierre and Beatrice Casiraghi.  He is the groom's steprother

Andrea Casiraghi, the groom's step brother

arrival of the groom's mother, Chantal

The newlyweds

HRH Princess Alexandra of Hanover, the groom's younger half sister

Hereditary Prince Hubertus of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Hereditary Princess Kelly of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

Crown Prince Pavlos and Crown Princess Marie Chantal and their younger sons.  The Crown Prince's paternal grandmother was Princess Frederika of Hanover

Prince Christian of Hanover, the groom's younger brother

Been under the weather

 I had a wonderful time in Sweden.  Pictures coming shortly - this time for real.  I arrived home Monday night.  Tuesday morning became ill -- Viking revenge.  I have been sidelined since then.  Easing food back into my life.  

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Fallon and George of Serbia have religious wedding

Belgrade, July 15, 2017 – His Royal Highness Prince Djordje Karadjordjevic and Miss Fallon Rayman were joined in holy matrimony at St. George's Church in Oplenac. This was followed by a reception at the White Palace. The wedding was officiated by His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija.

The wedding of Prince Djordje Karadjordjevic, the son of TRH Prince Tomislav and Princess Linda, and Fallon Rayman, was attended by over 300 guests, among them the hosts, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, the children of Their Royal Highnesses Hereditary Prince Petar, Prince Philip, Alison and David, HRH Princess Linda, Prince Mihailo and Princess Ljubica, Miss Danica Marinkovic, Mrs. Betty Roumeliotis, the sister of Crown Princess Katherine, Mrs. Elizabeth Rayman, the mother of Princess Fallon, Mr. Shannan Rayman and Ms. Keri Rayman, the brother and sister of Princess Fallon, HE Mrs Maja Gojkovic, Speaker of the Parliament of Serbia, Mr Vuk Jeremic, president of CISRD, as well as many other guests from Serbia and abroad, representatives of royal families, the Government of the Republic of Serbia, Diplomatic Corps and public life of Serbia.

At the reception in the White Palace, Crown Prince Alexander wished the newlyweds a happy marriage:

“Thank you for being with us today, on this big day when we celebrate the marriage of Fallon and George. They have vowed today to live together, with love, harmony and respect. With great joy our family welcomes Princess Fallon. Dear newlyweds, show your love to one another every day! Today, we are here to celebrate your life together, which should be filled with love and happiness. We wish Fallon and George good health and happiness! To the bride and groom!”, said Crown Prince Alexander.

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, as well as the young couple, thank everyone who helped organize the wedding.

all photos courtesy of HRH Crown Prince Alexander