|Photo: Domingos Oliveira / RTL / RTL.lu|
In advance to National Day, many different celebrations are held throughout the Grand Duchy. As per tradition, the inhabitants of Colmar-Berg - where the Grand Ducal Family's home, the Château de Berg, is located - processed with their torchlights through the town to the castle where they were greeted by the Grand Duke and the Grand Duchess as well as the Hereditary Grand Duke and the Hereditary Grand Duchess.
Photos: Domingos Oliveira / RTL / RTL.lu
The parade is organised every year by the municipality and after its over the people of Colmar-Berg get the chance to mingle with their royal townmates in the inner-courtyard of the beautifully lit Château.
A gallery of more than 100 visuals is located at RTL. Tom Wagner also has pictures, as do Tageblatt, L'essentiel, Wort in French, Wort in German and Wort in English. A glimpse of the event is viewable during this RTL video.