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Grand Duke Guillaume, Grand Duchess Stephanie celebrate wedding

Grand Duke Guillaume and Grand Duchess Stephanie during their church wedding

After the civil ceremony and the gala dinner that welcomed some of the world’s most glittering royalties, the church ceremony today finally highlighted the two-day festivities of the wedding of Grand Duke Guillaume and the former Countess Stephanie de Lannoy, at the Cathedral of our Lady of Luxembourg.

Crowds began erupting in cheers after Grand Duke Guillaume, 30, arrived with his mother, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa. Meanwhile, the new Grand Duchess, 28, was given away by her brother Count Jehan de Lannoy. She looked regal and every inch a royal bride in her Elie Saab wedding dress, with its four-meter train adding the glass and grandeur that rivaled the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

The wedding dress highlights three-quarter length sleeves and a silk tulle veil. Silver floral motif adorned it. She wore her own family’s tiara. The attendants, meanwhile, wore the traditional blue and orange Nassau colors. The ceremony was conducted in English and French and a minute of silence was observed in honor of the Grand Duchess’ late mother, Countess Alix de Lannoy, who passed away last August.

The Prince and Princess of Asturias

Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco

Princess Stephanie of Monaco,
The Princess of Hanover

Prince Emanuele Filiberto and Princess Clotilde of Italy

Prince Hassan and Princess Savrath of Jordan

The Earl and Countess of Wessex

The Crown Prince and Princess of Denmark

Crown Princess Victoria with Prince Daniel
 of Sweden

The Crown Prince of Japan

The Queen and Prince Henrik of Denmark

The King and Queen of Norway

Siblings Prince Carl Philip and Princess Madeleine
of Sweden

The Crown Prince and Princess of Norway
The Prince and Princess of Orange
The two day wedding celebrations, which began with the civil ceremony at Luxembourg’s Hotel de Ville, cost an estimated 500,000 euros. This included free concerts, street festivities and a huge firework display.
Major European royalties, including those of Great Britain, Belgium, Greece, Spain, The Netherlands, Romania, Yugoslavia, Austria, Italy and the Scandinavian countries. Middle Eastern royalties also took part in the glamorous occasion.


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