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Prince Guillaume and Princess Stephanie's wedding: the religious ceremony

20.10.2012 Mariages

 

 

H.R.H. Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg, married Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy in a religious ceremony. The ceremony, presided over by H.E. Jean-Claude Hollerich S.J., Archbishop of Luxembourg, took place in the Notre-Dame Cathedral of Luxembourg in the presence of the members of the respective families, and among others, of the constituted bodies of the State, monarchs and representatives of foreign monarchies and states. The public was also invited to take part in the ceremonies.

Les jeunes mariés se saluent depuis le balcon.
© Cour grand-ducale / Christian Aschman

Prince Guillaume and Princess Stéphanie on the balcony of the Grand Ducal Palace

At the end of the religious ceremony, the couple appeared on the balcony of the Grand Ducal Palace, exchanged the traditional kiss of the newlyweds, before joining the reception. In the afternoon, musical entertainment was offered by the City of Luxembourg throughout the city centre.

© Cour grand-ducale / Guy Wolff
Fireworks to celebrate the wedding of the Prince Guillaume and Princess Stéphanie

In the evening, from the Dräi Eechelen, Prince Guillaume and Princess Stéphanie, together with the jubilant public, were watching fireworks lighting up the skies. Finally, on the Place Guillaume II, the City of Luxembourg had offered two soul music concerts performed by the Belgian singer-songwriter Selah Sue and the Luxembourg multi-cultural group Funky P.

Arrival at the Notre-Dame Cathedral of Luxembourg © Cour grand-ducale / Vic Fischbach

Arrival at the Notre-Dame Cathedral of Luxembourg

Religious ceremony © Cour grand-ducale

Religious ceremony in the Cathedral Notre-Dame de Luxembourg

Arrival at the Notre-Dame Cathedral of Luxembourg © Cour grand-ducale / Guy Wolff
Arrival at the Notre-Dame Cathedral of Luxembourg © Cour grand-ducale / Guy Wolff
Arrival at the Notre-Dame Cathedral of Luxembourg © Cour grand-ducale / Guy Wolff
Religious ceremony © Cour grand-ducale / Guy Wolff

Religious ceremony

Cérémonie religieuse © Cour grand-ducale / Vic Fischbach

Cérémonie religieuse

Cérémonie religieuse © Cour grand-ducale / Vic Fischbach

Cérémonie religieuse

Arrivée à la Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Luxembourg © Cour grand-ducale / Vic Fischbach
The Prince and the Princess greet the crowd © Cour grand-ducale / Guy Wolff

Prince Guillaume and Princess Stéphanie greet the crowd that came to congratulate them