28 May 2012

Faber-Castell Wedding at Stein

Photo ánd Copyright Gabi P.

On Saturday 26.05.2012 the little town of Stein nr. Nürnberg saw a noble Wedding when Count Charles of Faber-Castell and Melisa Eliyesil married there in a lutheran Ceremony at the Martin-Luther Church. The Couple had already married in a civil Ceremony in September last year. The Service which started at12h00 was officiated by Pastor Tobias  Wittenberg. The bride wore a gown by Eva Deselli, wife of the famous Designer Robert Cavalli. After the ceremony the Couple drove in an open Car to Stein Castle where the reception took place.

Photo ánd Copyright Gabi P.

Among the guests where:
Prince Georg Friedrich and Princess Sophie of Prussia
Fürst Alexander and Fürstin Nadja zu Schaumburg-Lippe
Fürst Albrecht and Fürstin Marie Louise zu Castell-Castell
Fürst Johann Friedrich and Fürstin Maria zu Castell-Rüdenhausen
Countess Olga zu Castell-Rüdenhausen and her fiancée Prince Dominik zu Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg
Count Patrick and Couness Mariella of Faber-Castell
Hereditary Prince Donatus and Hereditary Princess Floria-Franziska of Hesse

Photo ánd Copyright Gabi P.

Photo ánd Copyright Gabi P.

17 May 2012

Wedding at the Wieskirche

Photo and Copyright Ulrike B.
On Saturday 12.05.2012 the Wieskirche near Steingaden a famous Roccco piligrimate Church and Tourist Atttraction saw a Royal Wedding. At this day Princess Felipa of Bavaria, the younger daughter of Prince Leopold (Poldi) of bavaria and his wife Ursula (Uschi) née Möhlenkamp married there the Filmproducer Christian Dienst. Unfortunately the weather on this day turned out to be quiet rainy and cold. I arrived at the Church short before 10 a clock when it was still open for Tourists and had a chance to go in and look around before it was closed. Little later the first guests started to arrive most of them walked the way from the Parkplace below the Church. Only the most important guest where droven in Cars. A little bit late the bride and her father finally arrived around 10 mins. after noon. Luckily at that time the rain was very light so that no umbreally was needed. The bride wore a gown by munich Designer Natascha Müllerschön and a diamond tiara usually worn by her mother. After greeting the priest the bride accompanied by her father walked down the Aisle to the Sound of "The Prince of Denmark's March". The Mass was officiated by Abbot Johannes Eckert of Kloster Andechs. Among the Music during the Service was the  Spatzenmesse, Laudate dominum and Ave Verum (Mozart). At the end Wassermusik (water music) by Händel. The Service last for around 1,5 hours. Unfortunately during the Service the rain became again stronger and so the bridal Couple rushed into the Car when the left the Service and also the Guests went away quiet fast.
Among the guests which attended where;
Duke Franz of Bavria
Duke Max and Duchess Elizabeth in Bavaria
Duke Philipp and Duchess Marie Caroline of Württemberg
Duchess Helene in Bavaria
Duchess Elizabeth in Bavaria and Daniel Terberger
Duchess Anna in Bavaria and Klaus Runow
Prince Luitpold and Princess Beatrix of Bavaria
Prince Ludwig of Bavaria
Prince Lukas and Princess Alice of Bavria
Count Alfons and Countess Ysabel Hoyos
Fürst Karl Friedrich and Fürstin Katharina of Hohenzollern
Fürst Hubertus and Fürstin Alexandra Fugger of Babenhausen
Fürst Alexander and Fürstin Nadja Anna zu Schaumburg-Lippe
Count Hans Veit zu Toerring-Jettenbach
Fürst Carl Christian and Fürstin Katalin of Wrede
Princess Maria Theresia, Princess Elisabeth and Prince Philipp of Thurn and Taxis
Baron Karl Theodor and Baroness Stephanie of Guttenberg
Prince Carl Albrecht and Princess Camilla zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg

13 May 2012

900 years House of Baden

The House of Baden celebrates this year it's 900 anniversary. On  27.04.1112 Margrave hermann was the first mentioned as Count of Baden
On 10.05.2012 SWR the local TV-Channel showed an interesting Documentary about the History of the House which can be watchd here (Don't know ho long the Link will be work).
A Day later the the Family invited to a Matinee at the Theatre at Baden-Baden. Among the guests who attended where.
Margrave Max and Margravine Valerie of Baden
Hereditary Prince Bernhard and Hereditary Princess  Stephanie of baden with ther 3 sons
Princess Caroline of Monaco
Prince Ernst Augst jr. of Hannover
Duke Carl of Württemberg
Fürst Karl Friedrich of Hohenzollern

11 May 2012

upcoming Wedding at the Wieskirche

On 12 May Princess Felipa of Bavaria will marry Christian Dienst at the Wieskirche nr. Steingaden. the bride is the older daughter of Prince Leopold of Bavaria and his wife Ursula née Möhlenkamp.
The bride will wear a dress designed by munich designer Natascha Müllerschön and among the bridal chidlren will by her nephew and niece Prince Leopold and Princess Alva.  Both grom and bride will have 6 witnesses. The Service  service will be opened wiith the Prince of Denmark-March, followed by the Spatzenmesse, Laudate dominum and Ave Verum (Mozart). At the end Wassermusik by Händel will be played.
After the Wedding there will be a reception at Hohenschwangau. For the reception in the evening 360 guests are expected. 

02 May 2012

noble Wedding in Amerdingen

Prince Carl-Albrecht (Charly) zu Sayn-Wittgenstein married Camilla Schenk Countess of Stauffenberg on 28.04.2012 at the St. Vitus Church at Amerdingen. The Service weas lead by Pastor Paulo Habsburg and Pfarrer Daniel Maria Schmidt. 
As Camilly will once take over  the Family posession in Amerdingen from her grandfather Alfred Schenk, count of Stuaffenberg the Couple choose to marry there. But first they will live together at Nairoby where Carl-Albrecht works.
The couple is togetherer since 4 1/2 years and they meet once in Tegernsee. They civil marriage took place on 02.03 in Munich.