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Prince Sébastien to graduate this weekend
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Prince Sébastien to graduate this weekend

06.05.2015 From our online archive
The youngest son of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Prince Sébastien, is set to graduate from the Franciscan University of Steubenville in the US state of Ohio on May 9.

(CS) The youngest son of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Prince Sébastien, is set to graduate from the Franciscan University of Steubenville in the US state of Ohio on May 9.

Sébastien studied towards a BA in Marketing and Communication at the Catholic institution, with Grand Duke Henri travelling to Steubenville this weekend to celebrate the graduation of his son.

The royal family are facing a marathon of events over the coming days starting Thursday, when Crown Prince Guillaume and Crown Princess Stéphanie will travel to Venice for the opening of the Luxembourg pavilion at the Biennale art festival.

On Friday, the Grand Duke and the Grand Duchess will mark the end of the Second World War in Europe at a wreath-laying ceremony in Luxembourg. Guillaume and Stéphanie meanwhile will represent Luxembourg at the V-Day commemorations in Paris.

Prince Félix and Princess Claire meanwhile will join the Spring Fair at Luxexpo in Kirchberg on Saturday, while the Grand Duke will be in the US.

With the Octave pilgrimage closing on Sunday, the Grand Duchess, as well as Prince Félix, Princess Claire, Prince Louis and Princess Tessy will attend a 10.30am mass at Notre Dame Cathedral.

For the 3.45pm closing procession they will be joined by the Grand Duke, as well as the princes Noah and Gabriel – a good chance to see the royals in person.

The royal family is also set to make an appearance on the City palace balcony around 5.45pm.