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…

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…

Hereditary Prince visits the Amsterdam Hermitage

On Thursday 20 August, The Hereditary Prince visited the ‘Jewels! The Glitter of the Russian Court’ exhibition at the Amsterdam Hermitage. Accompanied by Hande Macit he was received by jewellery historian Martijn Akkerman and Marlies Kleiterp, head of exhibitions at the Hermitage Amsterdam. The Hereditary Prince, who currently lives in Rotterdam, is a descendant of…

Memorial Service in Mirow

The annual memorial service for deceased members of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz took place today at the Church of St John in Mirow in the presence of Their Highnesses Hereditary Prince Alexander and Duke Michael. The service was led Father Bernhard Szymanski accompanied by Propst Joachim Thal on the organ.  The service this year paid…

The Tulips Ball

Between 24-26 May Their Highnesses The Hereditary Prince and Duke Michael attended the three day programme of the 5th Edition of the Tulips Ball, held this year in The Hague. 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…

Wedding of Alexander von Wasielewski

On Saturday 15 July 2017 the wedding of Alexander von Wasielewski and Johanna Gering took place at Mörlbach in Upper Bavaria. The newlywed couple will share a wedding anniversary with the grooms parents Her Highness Duchess Marie Katharina and her husband Wolfgang von Wasielewski who were married on 15 July 1978. In total around 200…