01 May 2014

Exhibition opened at Marienburg Castle

On Tursday 30.04 an interesting Exhibitionm called "Der Weg zur Krone" (The Way to the crown) was opened at Marienburg Castle because it is now 200 years since Hannover became a Kingdom. In the exhibition the way of the Guelphs from the electorate Brunswick-Lüneburg  to the Austrian exile of the last king is reproduced in paintings and unique items from the possession of the Guelph rulersFor the first time since 1866 the hannoverian Crown Jewels will be on display in the Area of the former Kingdom. The Exhibiton will be open to the public from 01.05. - 09.11.2014.

The opening was among others attended by the Prime Minister of Lower Saxony Stephan Weil and other prominent guest from Lower Saxony,. But there where also a lot of of royal and noble guests:
Hereditary Prince Ernst August of Hannover
Prince Christian of Hannover
Prince Heinrich and Princess Thyra of Hannover
Princess Alexandra of Hannover
Princess Marie of Hannover, Countess Hochberg
Fürst Andreas and Fürstin Alexandra zu Leiningen
Hereditary Prince Ferdinand zu Leiningen
Prince and Princess Michael of Kent
Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece
Fürst Alexander zu Schaumburg-Lippe
Hereditary Prince Bernhard of Baden
Duchess Donata zu Mecklenburg von Solodkoff and Alexander von Solodkoff
Fürst Heinrich XIV. Reuß
Prince Konrad of Saxe-Meiningen
Fütrstin Gloria of Thurn and Taxis
Fürst Alexander and Fürstin Gabriela zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn

The opening of the exhibition was broacasted by the NDR. It can be watched here: http://www.ndr.de/regional/niedersachsen/hannover/marienburg173.html

1 comment:

Mr. Olesinski said...

Diese Juni als ich auf Braunschweig bin. besuche ich diese Aufstellung. Ich kann fast nicht warten!