The King and Queen are in Luxembourg due to the Board meeting of the World Scout Foundation.
Queen Silvia and hereditary grand duchess Stephanie visited on 8th September 'Villa Vauban', which hosts the exhibition 'John Constable's English Landscapes – Masterpieces from the Tate Collection' dedicated to the work of the well-known English painter.
‘John Constable’s English Landscapes’ at Villa Vauban _ Cour grand-ducale
The King and Queen attended on 8 September at the Special Baden Powell Fellowship Recognition Event at the Grand Duke Jean Contemporary Art Museum of Luxembourg. 18 BP Fellows were presented with their iconic BP Fellowship pin and certificate, of which 11 were new BP Fellows from 2022.
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The evening’s formal proceedings started with the arrival of Honorary Chairman of the World Scout Foundation, HM King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and HM Queen Silvia of Sweden, together with World Scout Foundation Chair, HRH The Crown Prince of Luxembourg and HRH The Crown Princess of Luxembourg.
HM The King of Sweden took to the stage immediately to announce the sad passing of HM, Queen Elizabeth II, a dedicated supporter of Scouting and youth education and exemplary role model for unwavering service to others, and to express His deepest condolences to the British Royal Family and the people of the United Kingdom. His Majesty led all the guests present — BP Fellows and guests, Foundation Board and Committee Members, and staff — in a minute’s silence in respect and memory of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
18 BP Fellows recognised at Luxembourg Fellowship Event News _ World Scout Foundation