Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa are on a three-day state visit to Germany from April 23 - April 25, 2012.
The last state visit to Germany was made in 1977 by Grand Duke Jean and Grand Duchess Josephine-Charlotte.
Today's programme includes a welcome ceremony with German President Joachim Gauck and his wife, a meeting with the Mayor of Germany's capital Berlin at the famous "Brandenburger Tor" and a lunch at Charlottenburg Palace. A wreath laying ceremony will be followed by meetings with politicians. In the evening there will be a gala dinner at Bellevue Palace.
Here are some pics of day 1:
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** wort.lu: Kanonensalven für das großherzogliche Paar