Friday, August 29, 2014

Constantine wedding plans announced

Marlene A Eilers Koenig collection
August 29, 1964

The official schedule for the wedding of King Constantine II and Princess Anne-Marie of Denmark was released today, reports the Associated Press.

The wedding will take place in Athens on September 13.  Twelve king and queens and 36 princes and princesses will be among the guests at the ceremony.   King Constantine will fly to Copenhagen on September 7 to attend "three days of farewell festivities" for Princess Anne Marie.  

The King will return to Athens on September 10 by airplane, and will be accompanied by the bride's eldest sister, Crown Princess Margarethe, in order to be present for Princess Anne Marie's arrival "aboard the royal Danish yacht Dannebrog the following day.:

The princess and her parents, King Frederik IX and Queen Ingrid, will leave Copenhagen the same day as King Constantine, but they will fly to Brindisi, Italy, where they will board the yacht.

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