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Old 04-27-2012, 08:27 AM
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Wort.lu - Congratulations to the newly engaged couple

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Old 04-27-2012, 08:28 AM
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Thanks fa-fa, that's a whopper of a ring!
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:35 AM
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Where are Stephanie's parents? When Maria Teresa was engaged to Henri, there were official pictures of both sets of parents together. Now I don't see any pictures of Stephanie's parents, unless I've missed them, but I only see pictures of Stephanie with the Grand Duke and Duchess.
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:39 AM
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First of all congratulation to the happy couple!!!!
I didn't see it coming at all...

BTW here's another close-up of the engagement ring


http://www.imagebam.com/image/c0fd2c187151045

all the pictures from this morning event are here RTL.lu - Lifestyle Fotoen
Wow, what a ring!!!!
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:40 AM
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Where are Stephanie's parents? When Maria Teresa was engaged to Henri, there were official pictures of both sets of parents together. Now I don't see any pictures of Stephanie's parents, unless I've missed them, but I only see pictures of Stephanie with the Grand Duke and Duchess.

I think that her parents will be at 15:30.
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:46 AM
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Where are Stephanie's parents? When Maria Teresa was engaged to Henri, there were official pictures of both sets of parents together. Now I don't see any pictures of Stephanie's parents, unless I've missed them, but I only see pictures of Stephanie with the Grand Duke and Duchess.
It was a reception during which the future Hereditary Grand Duchess was introduced to the highest political, social and religious dignitaries of her new home country.

This afternoon a photosession will be held at Berg castle where members of both the grand ducal and the family of the bride-to-be will be present.
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:47 AM
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is there any footage of this morning event? or just pictures?
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:50 AM
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is there any footage of this morning event? or just pictures?

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Old 04-27-2012, 08:51 AM
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Congratulations!

Stéphanie is from Belgian Nobility, house of De Lannoy had connections with Luxemburgisch Nassau house since 1415, to whom it belongs since 1551.

Biography of Stéphanie:
Stéphanie de Lannoy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Infos about De Lannoy house:
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:57 AM
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The ring is just a bit too 'bling' for me. I could see it on the finger of a Hollywood actress.
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Old 04-27-2012, 09:19 AM
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is there any footage of this morning event? or just pictures?
Luxarazzi has posted links to two videos.

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Old 04-27-2012, 09:27 AM
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Guillaume did a great choice!I like her already very much, and not only because she's belgian they'll be very happy, she looks really nice and sympathic!
And she's really beautiful!

Congratulations to them both! I wish their all the best and all the love this world contains
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Old 04-27-2012, 09:55 AM
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Small family picture, the engaged couple, their parents, Grand Duke Jean, Prince Félix, Prince Louis and Princess Tessy.

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Old 04-27-2012, 10:24 AM
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First pics from today's afternoon. They look so happy: RTL.lu - Lifestyle Fotoen
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Old 04-27-2012, 10:35 AM
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Congratulations to the happy couple. While Stephanie is not a conventional beauty, she has the breeding, illustrious background and education to bring a variety of assets into her marriage and the royal family. She seems an engaging and personable young lady, important qualities to have. Guillaume has made a wise choice and I really look forward to their wedding.
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It's wonderful news for Luxembourg and they look like such a lovely couple! My congratulations to them both and to their families and the people of Luxembourg!
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Old 04-27-2012, 10:46 AM
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So no video of the press conference?
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Old 04-27-2012, 11:09 AM
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She may not be today's ideal of "beautiful" but she has a lovely smile!

May they have a long and happy life together.
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Where are Stephanie's parents?
As Stéphanie's father is 90 years old I don't think they want to tire him too much. There are photos of the families here: RTL.lu - Lifestyle Fotoen
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TBH, I don't see what makes her look so unappealing that we need to comment about it at length. She isn't a Grace Kelly, but very few people are. She seems pleasant and indeed has a very nice smile.

In an interview on VTM Stephanie's father says: I am happy with it, and so are they in Luxembourg so that is perfect'. He hopes that: 'They will continue to appreciate each other as they do now, spontanious and without a fuss. But that is not the style of Guillaume (marengo: the fuss).

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