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Old 04-18-2005, 06:46 AM
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nice pics. thanks drimal. it's good to see gd jean out and about. i hope he's doing ok. i especially love the pic of henri and mt on the motorcycle and the woman in the car with the "what the ?" look on her face and the one with henri and mt dancing together(how sweet).
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Old 04-18-2005, 02:29 PM
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From Hello: http://www.hellomagazine.com/royalty...oyalbirthdays/

ROYAL BIRTHDAY FUN FOR HENRI AND MARGRETHE

18 APRIL 2005

Royal revelry reigned over the weekend, with two of Europe's favourite sovereigns celebrating landmark birthdays.

Denmark's much-loved Queen Margrethe, who has just turned 65, was cheered by a huge crowd of well-wishers when she appeared on the balcony of Amalienborg Palace on Saturday. And Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg was also enjoying the adulation of his subjects as he rang in his 50th birthday with a party in the Grand Ducal Palace.

Accompanied by his wife Maria Teresa, the monarch made a typically impressive entrance by roaring into the palace on a powerful motorcycle. The Duchess had to hold on tight to her husband while they were on the move, but she obviously isn't averse to wrapping her arms around him because they also were photographed in a tender embrace later in the day.

Queen Margrethe, meanwhile, was in similarly affecctionate form. The happiness was written all over her face when she stepped onto the balcony with husband Prince Henrik, son Joachim and grandsons Felix and Nikolai.

The ever-popular Prince Frederik and Princess Mary couldn't make it along, as they are currently on a state visit to Japan, but the monarch was keen to express her fondness for her daughter-in-law. "It must be strenuous to come to a new country and take on her position," she said of the pretty Australian. "She's doing a great job and I'm a proud mother-in-law."

1. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa shows her affection for her husband
2. Cutting a slice of the ornate birthday cake proved a somewhat delicate affair
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Old 04-18-2005, 05:42 PM
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Great pics. But what is with Sebastien's hair? Its so weird!
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Old 04-18-2005, 10:41 PM
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Aren't Henri and Maria Teresa so sweet? Awwww. :o The Grand Ducal family - from all appearances - seem to be the closest family to me.
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Old 04-19-2005, 04:37 AM
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i know. when i saw sebastien's hair, i shook my head, and thought to myself, i guess the bad hair has hit him too, just as we all predicted during christmas.
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Old 04-19-2005, 01:58 PM
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They are a cute couple. Sebastain may grow out of his bad hair, he is still young.:)
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More pics from the birthday...
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Thanks for the pictures and link, everyone!

And I think Sebastien looks very cute with his hair like that! I must be the only one, huh? :p
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Old 04-20-2005, 04:03 AM
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More pics from wort.lu from Grand Duke Henri's birthday!:)
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10.-15. from wort.lu:)
16.-20. from rtl.lu (procession from the UGDA in honour to Grand Duke Henri):)
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There were a lot of people over at the Benelux Royals MB about that pciture.....they all said how "unkempt" the princes look. I think one person even asked if something was wrong with Alexandra's feet, since her shoes are off.....
Goodness, I thought it was such a nice picture. Can't people grow up?
That was really the best pic I have seen of the whole family together. I think one should keep in mind, that the theme was to show the family relaxed and laid back. That can't be acheived with bow tie "tied" and hair not mussed up. I thought that "unkept" look added to the charm of the pic and made it all the more better.

I guess some people at nameless boards just don't understand the art of photography
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Are you serious? I thought it was one of the best photos I have seen of them all.
I totally agree!!! i think they family would have enjoyed taking that picture instead of always having to have to take the formal 'perfect family' pictures ^____^
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There were a lot of people over at the Benelux Royals MB about that picture.....they all said how "unkempt" the princes look. I think one person even asked if something was wrong with Alexandra's feet, since her shoes are off.....
Goodness, I thought it was such a nice picture. Can't people grow up?
where is this picture???
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where is this picture???
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Old 04-27-2005, 04:58 AM
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Exclamation Special book Henri Grand Duc 50 has appeared!

The special book Henri Grand Duc 50 is available from this week onwards.

The editions Saint Paul which bring out the book Henri Grand Duke 50 in German and French have made the focal point on many beautiful pictures.

Here is a link to the ordering of the book:
http://www.editions.lu/commander.htm

Click on libo.lu and then on the flag Henri 50... Hope this helps.
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thanks to everyone who posted all the info. perhaps someone who posts here can get their hands on a copy of the book and be kind enough to share some new info with us.
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