Queen Charlotte coronation celebrations

(L-R) Sir Simon McDonald, Greg Delawie and Duke Borwin
Credit: Imago BildFunkMV

The head of the grand ducal house His Highness Duke Borwin, accompanied by his daughter Her Highness Duchess Olga, attended the 250th anniversary celebrations of the coronation of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz as Queen of Great Britain. The ceremony was held in the Church of St John in Mirow and was followed by an open-air International Coronation Concert in the Palace gardens. Although the coronation took place on 22 September, 17 June marked the birthday of the last Grand Duke, Adolf Friedrich VI.

Among the speakers at the event were Sir Simon McDonald the British Ambassador to Germany, Henry Tesch the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Minister for Education, Science and Culture, Jennifer Roberts the Chair of the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners, Nancy Carter who was representing the Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina and Greg Delawie the United States Deputy Chief of Mission in Germany.

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