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Old 07-02-2021, 06:38 AM
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Countess Bettina Bernadotte started the program of Friday, the last day of The 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, from Mainau Island
"The day begins live from @mainau island. Countess Bettina says something we all feel at the end of #LINO: "It was a wonderful week, and I'm happy for all the experiences we had, but I'm also a little sad it's over.""
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Video - Welcome from Mainau Island (2021)

"Closing ceremony by Council of Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, Bettina Bernadotte from Mainau, Bayern, Germany. Viele dank und auf wiedersehen! See you on 2022 in Lindau, Indonesia will be there!"
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Video, countess Bettina Bernadotte's speech at the closing ceremony, starts at 2.05
Video - Closing; Farewell (2021)
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Old 07-03-2021, 08:32 AM
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Photos from the last day of the last day of The 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, from Mainau Island.
Countess Bettina
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The closing ceremony, Bosch's CEO Volkmar Denner was accepted into Honorary Senate of The Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.
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Countess Bettina Bernadotte af Wisborg
Council President
Foundation Board Member
Countess Bettina Bernadotte, born 1974 in Scherzingen, Switzerland, is the oldest daughter of Countess Sonja and Count Lennart Bernadotte. Following her degree in Business Administration in Tourism (Destination Management) at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University in Ravensburg and work as an independent corporate consultant for companies in the tourism industry, she prepared to assume direction of the Mainau enterprise by serving as Personal Assistant to her mother and as Authorized Signatory from 2004 to 2007.
Countess Bettina Bernadotte assumed leadership of Mainau GmbH in 2007 with the goal of leading the family business into a successful future. Above all, she wishes to make a meaningful contribution through Mainau island, so that visitors and guests of the island experience relaxation and deceleration in contact with the garden culture, as well as derive impulses for a sustainable way of life from their visit. Herein, the continuous pursuit of the contents of the “Green Charter of Mainau” from 1961, which calls for the responsible treatment of nature, is another important aspect for Countess Bettina.
Since October 2008, Countess Bettina Bernadotte is president of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings and member of the Board of the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. She has been a member of the Council since 2005.
Aside from her commitment to the Lindau Meetings, Countess Bettina Bernadotte holds several other honorary positions. She is a member of the Council of Plan International Hamburg and member of the Administrative Council for the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart. As patroness, she is committed to the European Mini Cooks (Europa Miniköche) and has initiated the European Mini Gardeners project (Europa Minigärtner). Both organisations offer children the opportunity to learn the sustainable handling of nutrition and the environment. Since 2016, Countess Bettina Bernadotte is chairwoman of the board of directors for the Mentor Foundation Germany.
Countess Bettina Bernadotte af Wisborg - Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

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Countess Catherina Ruffing Bernadotte is the co-editor of the Garden and Travel magazine Garten Tour.
Garten Tour 2 2021
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Old 07-04-2021, 09:16 AM
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An article about countess Bettina Bernadotte at "Mein Ländle" magazin.
"Off to the island! The article on Bettina Countess Bernadotte and the @mainau at Mein Ländle. It was one of my most beautiful researches to date: the Countess is a fascinating woman and the island is really a little paradise."
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Old 07-10-2021, 12:05 PM
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Countess Bettina Bernadotte welcomed the participants to a Company Day 2021 "Attractive for trainees and employees!" on Flower Island Mainau yesterday.
https://buehler.consulting/fileadmin...U_Comturey.pdf

Every two years Bühler Consulting GmbH invites you to a highlight event on the island of Mainau, the “Company Day Training and Employee Management”. The magic of this event lies in the unique constellation that comes together here: The flower island is one of the most beautiful places in Germany, where your heart opens. The "Alte Comturey" conference venue is located directly on the harbor with a view of the lake and is the setting for a special experience.
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Old 07-15-2021, 09:43 AM
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Countess Marianne Bernadotte celebrates today her 97th birthday.
Swedish Press Agency SPA congratulates her with these photos taken during the years.
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Old 08-07-2021, 05:56 AM
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Countess Bettina Bernadotte attended the graduation of Heilbronn Mini Gardeners on Mainau on 24th July.
Countess Bettina founded Europa Minigärtners in 2013.
Abschluss auf der Mainau - Europa Minigärtner

Summertime is excursion time: Mainau attracts locals and tourists not only with new and well-known plant art, but also with many informative stations spread all over the island. Unique works of art are also waiting to be discovered by visitors of all ages. Current issues such as sustainability also play an important role.
Countess Bettina Bernadotte, managing director of Mainau, posed also for a photo.
"At the moment, we are absolutely delighted to be able to welcome many visitors to our island again - without a test or a lot of effort. Our view of the future is positive, we are making the best of the conditions, but planning is still sometimes difficult", said the Countess.
Blühende Wasser, schwimmende Gärten_ Die Blumeninsel Mainau zeigt sich in Bestform

Countess Bettina met this summer also Claudia Braunstein, a lifestyle blogger from Salzburg, who tells stories about traveling, food, fashion 50plus and everyday life with disabilities. There are some nice photos from Mainau at the blog.
"I had a short but impressive date with Countess Bettina Bernadotte af Wisborg, as the full name of the managing director of Mainau GmbH is. Impressive because the countess is so down-to-earth, natural and incredibly likable. By the way, she is the eldest of five siblings from the second marriage of Count Lennart Bernadotte, who died in 2004 at the age of 95. When he married a commoner for the first time, he lost his title and all inheritance claims to the Swedish royal family and then withdrew to the Mainau. The Mainau is considered to be his life's work."
Countess Bettina
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Mainau, die Blumeninsel im Bodensee _ claudiaontour
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Old 08-27-2021, 02:56 PM
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Baptism on Mainau Island: New Dahlia is called 'Mainau Romance'
For more than 30 years, dahlias from the French breeder Ernest Turc have been on display at the traditional dahlia show on the island of Mainau, and now, countess Bettina Bernadotte named the decorative dahlia, created by Turc in 2018 and also to be seen in the dahlia garden of Mainau, with the sonorous name 'Mainau Romance'.
“It is always a great pleasure to baptize new plants on the Mainau. Dahlia baptisms are not very common, however, which is why we are all the more pleased today to be able to give one of these natural beauties a name with reference to the flower island”, said countess Bettina.
Taufe auf der Insel Mainau_ Neue Dahlie heißt ‘Mainau Romance‘
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Old 09-01-2021, 01:13 PM
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Nobel Prize Laureate Edmond H. Fischer passed away peacefully in Seattle on 27 August at the age of 101.
Countess Bettina Bernadotte, President of the Council: “Everybody from the Council and the Foundation Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings is deeply saddened by the loss of Edmond H. Fischer, a true Lindau friend – but also grateful for the wealth of experience he leaves to the entire world of science: He truly inspired many young scientists for the ´beauty of science` as he once put it himself. We extend our deep sympathies to Edmond Fischer‘s whole family.”
Nobel Laureate Edmond H. Fischer 1920 – 2021 - Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings
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Old 09-06-2021, 03:03 PM
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The Mainau Dahlia Queen is elected digitally for the first time
Since Count Lennart Bernadotte launched the election of the Dahlia Queen on Mainau 70 years ago, visitors to the island have been able to vote for their favorite dahlia every year. This year for the first time the most beautiful of the plants represented in the Mainau dahlia garden will be determined digitally. From September 3rd to October 3rd, people can vote for your personal favorite from among 23 different dahlias. Mainau's garden experts chose these 23 from among a total of around 10,000 plants growing in 225 varieties in the dahlia garden on the island of Mainau.
Countess Bettina Bernadotte says that they are very pleased that they can enable a supraregional choice of dahlias with this innovative and sustainable implementation.
Mainau Dahlienkönigin wird erstmals digital gewählt _ TASPO.de
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Old 09-07-2021, 05:23 AM
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Count Jan Bernadotte af Wisborg, 80, passed away last Wednesday, a family member told to Svensk Damtidning.
Kungens svåra sorg efter plötsliga dödsfallet _*Svensk Dam
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Obituary notice in Südkurier
https://traueranzeigen.suedkurier.de...sborg-9_1_1941

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- The entire royal family is informed that Jan Bernadotte has passed away. Of course, it is always sad when a person passes away and this was second cousin of the king.
Jan Bernadotte död – var kungens syssling _ Kungligt _ Expressen
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Old 09-07-2021, 07:53 AM
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Count Jan Bernadotte af Wisborg, 80, passed away last Wednesday, a family member told to Svensk Damtidning.
Kungens svåra sorg efter plötsliga dödsfallet _*Svensk Dam
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Obituary notice in Südkurier
https://traueranzeigen.suedkurier.de...sborg-9_1_1941
Even Svensk Damtidning knows that their headline about the King's grief over his cousin's death is pure baloney. There was no love lost between the two because of Jan's scandalous lifestyle and his adoptions for cash.
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Old 09-09-2021, 07:15 AM
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Jan Bernadotte's daughter Rosemarie Bernadotte, 48, lives in Konstanz, she has spoken with Südkurier newspaper.
She says that everyone always said that Jan Bernadotte was really good to party with. But he was never a father. Rosemarie had no real relationship with her father, who was once expelled from the island of Mainau because of his antics by Lennart Bernadotte.
Konstanz_ Mit dem Panzer auf der Marktstätte oder auf Skiern über die Laube_ Jan Graf Bernadotte, der abtrünnige Sohn des Mainau-Grafen, ist tot _ SÜDKURIER Online
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Count Björn Bernadotte was a member of the Jury at the 6. International Food Truck Festival last weekend. He has been a member of the Jury on many years.
Around 20 food trucks transform the brewery area into a large open-air restaurant / creative supporting program for young and old. At the Mainau Island stand, the youngest festival visitors could roll up their sleeves and go to work themselves: children and young people were invited to plant plants. The reward for the work: the aromatic basil plant was allowed to be taken home.
Count Björn, second from right
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Schlemmen bei bester Unterhaltung - Grafenhausen - Badische Zeitung
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Three researchers from @IPBES will receive the EuroNatur Award on 14 October 2021. The award ceremony will take place on the island of @mainau in Lake Constance. The host, Count Björn Bernadotte is already looking forward to the ceremonial act.
https://twitter.com/EuroNaturORG/sta...25896263372808

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Countess Bettina Bernadotte and Count Björn Bernadotte, on the other hand, belong to the classic nobility with close ties to the Swedish royal family. The siblings are managing directors of Mainau. The island doesn't belong to the family - not any longer. Around 40 years ago, to prevent inheritance disputes, their parents brought Mainau to a charitable foundation. This also has tax advantages. They take on social responsibility in their own way. Their charitable projects are about Better prospects for children and young people.
The part of countess Bettina and count Björn begins at 18.58, when countess Bettina cycles to her work place at Island of Mainau. They meet the Mini-Gardeners, work together and are interviewed. The clip of them ends at 24.11.
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Today and tomorrow, 16-17 September, "Energiesysteme im Wandel – Chancen für die Region" symposium (Changing Energy Systems - Opportunities for the Region) is organized on the Island of Mainau. The conference is organized annually by solarcomplex AG and Mainau GmbH together with the Baden-Württemberg State Forestry Administration and the Lake Konstanz Foundation.
Countess Bettina Bernadotte gave the welcome speech at the conference.

The conference series on Mainau started in 2001, with lectures on solar and wood energy technology as well as a practical exhibition for house builders. For the 20th anniversary, the two-day conference in the island restaurant Comturey is an established platform for exchange for interested citizens, municipal representatives and the energy industry from the region.
"To promote new technical solutions in the climate-friendly energy supply, to adjust to the increasingly clear effects of climate change and not to lose sight of social aspects such as affordability, these are definitely tasks of our time", said countess Bettina Bernadotte, Managing Director of Mainau GmbH in the beginning of the symposium.
Insel Mainau_ 20 Jahre „Energiesysteme im Wandel – Chancen für die Region“
https://www.solarcomplex.de/fileadmi...z_2021_web.pdf
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