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Old 08-15-2011, 06:20 PM
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Liechtenstein National Day 2011-

Liechtenstein celebrated its National Day today. The Princely family, including Prince Hans-Adams II, Princess Marie, Prince Alois, and Princess Sophie were all in attendance. The only missing members seemed to be Prince Maximilian and Princess Angela.

This year's celebration were a sombre affair as the traditional mass was not performed: the Archbishop of Vaduz, the capital, has refused to perform the mass in protest of Liechtenstein allowing same-sex parternships beginning in September. (Go Liechtenstein!!!!)
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Old 08-15-2011, 06:27 PM
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Here are some videos from today's celebrations (via The Royal Correspondent via Youtube)

Impressionen vom Staatsfeiertag auf der Schlosswiese - YouTube

Geteilte Meinungen zum Staatsfeiertag ohne Feldmesse - YouTube

Interview mit dem Landesfürsten - YouTube
Prince Hans-Adam interview

Erbprinz Alois von und zu Liechtenstein im Interview - YouTube
Prince Alois interview
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Maria-Karolina yesterday http://login.gmgnet.li/vkbl/grafik/F...0575196250.jpg
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Sorry - the country is spelt "Liechtenstein".... :-)
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Thank you for these Lyonaisse. Prince Hans-Adam II is such a sweetie. A great pity the traditional mass could not be performed as usual.
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Marie Caroline is such a beauty. The whole family actually is very good looking.
Aren't there any more pics of the event?
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Marie Caroline is such a beauty. The whole family actually is very good looking.
Aren't there any more pics of the event?

More on Galerien aus Liechtenstein - Fotos, Schnappschüsse, Bilder, foto, kamera
and http://www.vaterland.li/page/service...erie/index.cfm
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The Princely Family of Liechtenstein has celebrated the country's National Day in Vaduz today, August 15, 2012.




** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** Pic 4 ** Pic 5 ** daylife gallery **
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Old 08-15-2012, 02:09 PM
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Gallery from PPE
present where: Fürst Hans Adam II. and Fürstin Marie, Hereditary Prince Alois and Hereditary Princess Sophie, Prince Joseph Wenzel, Princess Marie Caroline, Prince Georg, Prince Nikolaus, Prince Constantin and Princess Marie, Prince Moritz, Princess Georgine, Prince Benedikt, Prince Nikolaus and Princess Margaretha, Prince Joseph Emanuel
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The pics of Prince Benedikt are really cute, looks like it's been a bit trying and boring for him to spend the sunny day that way..


Here are some more pics:


** vaterland.li: Fürstenfest Staatsakt auf Schloss Vaduz **


** vol.at: Liechtensteiner Erbprinz Alois mahnt am Staatsfeiertag Reformen an ** translation **
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Princess Marie never seems to age! She looks wonderful. So nice to see her, one of my favourite but lesser seen royals.
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Princess Marie Carolina looks beautiful!!
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Old 08-18-2012, 06:57 PM
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Furst Hans Adam and Furstin Marie are a very handsome couple.

I know Liechtenstein is tiny, but I really wish we saw more of this family.
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There were more family members present than in recent years but it seems odd to me that Prince Max and family and Princess Tatiana and family almost never come. I understand Alois' line will continue the dynasty but it would be nice if the others came at least every other year.
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Old 08-19-2012, 12:20 PM
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Liechtenstein celebrated its National Day today. The Princely family, including Prince Hans-Adams II, Princess Marie, Prince Alois, and Princess Sophie were all in attendance. The only missing members seemed to be Prince Maximilian and Princess Angela.

This year's celebration were a sombre affair as the traditional mass was not performed: the Archbishop of Vaduz, the capital, has refused to perform the mass in protest of Liechtenstein allowing same-sex parternships beginning in September. (Go Liechtenstein!!!!)
I missed this bit of info from last year. Was there a Mass this year since it was the Feast of the Assumption?
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