Thursday, March 7, 2013

Grand Ducal Couple in Brussels ***

Earlier today, Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa visited the European Commission in Brussels. They were welcomed by the president of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso, his wife Maria Magarita Barroso and the EU commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Viviane Reding, who is from Luxembourg. The Grand Ducal Couple also met with other Luxembourgers working for the Commission.

Pictures can be found at Belga, Isopix, Tageblatt, the Cour grand ducale and AFP. Wort as well as the European Commission itself have videos of today's visit.

Source: AFP


  1. I wonder what language they all spoke there? French? Spanish?

  2. I wonder what language they all spoke here? French? Spanish?

  3. Probably French. I read that the Grand Duke can understand basic Spanish but doesn't really speak it.