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Tulips Ball

On 28 May The Hereditary Prince, his fiancée Hande Macit and Duke Michael attended the 6th Edition of the Tulips Ball, held this year at the Koepelkerk in Amsterdam. Duke Michael’s involvement with the Tulips Ball began while studying at Leiden University and he serves as a member of the Organising Committee. His mother the…

Christmas

Presenting this years Christmas Card from the Grand Ducal Family featuring the Duke and Duchess of Mecklenburg, Duchess Olga, Hereditary Prince Alexander, his fiancée Hande Macit and Duke Michael. The Grand Ducal Family are very grateful for the hundreds of Christmas Cards they receive each year. Due to the volume of requests they receive to…

Annual Memorial Service in Mirow

On 28 August the annual memorial service for deceased members of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz took place at the Church of St John in Mirow where the family crypt is located. The service was led by Pastor Ulrike Kloss of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany, and the retired Catholic Pastor, Bernhard Szymanski. This…

Portrait of Grand Duke Georg

A large portrait of Grand Duke Georg has recently gone on display in Neustrelitz at the Kulturquartier Mecklenburg-Strelitz. The portrait was handed over to the Kulturquartier in April by HH The Duke of Mecklenburg who has acquired it from HSH Prince Ernst August of Lippe. The portrait which is belived to date from around 1880…

Friend of Peace

The Grand Ducal House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz has been awarded the honorary title of ‘Friend of Peace of the International Tree of Peace Project’ by the Slovakian non governmental and non-profit organisation, Servare et Manere. The International Tree of Peace Project originated in the Slovak Republic in 2018 with the goal of promoting a message of…

Engagement of The Hereditary Prince and Miss Hande Macit

The engagement of The Hereditary Prince, elder son of the Duke and Duchess of Mecklenburg, with Miss Hande Macit, only daughter of Mr Suphi Macit and Mrs Cemile Macit (nee Uçar), was announced today by the couple from their home in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The couple have decided for the tradition of rings in…

Christmas 2020

Following a recent eye operation The Duchess of Mecklenburg is now recuperating at home and in good spirits. As a consequence of this it is with regret that this Christmas the Duke and Duchess of Mecklenburg will be unable to post their usual number of Christmas cards and personally respond to the many Christmas greetings…