Thursday, 30 June 2016

Monaco Royal Wedding Review (Day 4)

As exciting as July 1st was, Their religious ceremony the next day was even more glamorous and elegant. The Religious Ceremony took place in the inner courtyard of the Palace.

The Outer Courtyard was opened to the public, with two big screens showing the ceremony.

Smaller screens were places throughout the principality as well.

More than 40 Royals attended the ceremony.

Princess Charlene's father walked her down the aisle.

Religious Ceremony (43 mins)

Princess Charlene's silk Wedding dress was created by Giorgio Armani. The dress took over 2,500 hours to create, with 700 hours of embroidery work. It had 40,000 Swarovski crystals, 20,000 mother of pearl teardrops & 30,000 stones in gold shades.

(Left is Chris Levine the Best Man & Right is Donatella Knecht de Massy, Maid of Honor).

The 7 young Bridesmaids wore Monaco's Traditional Dress. Prince Albert's sister Princess Caroline helped to design the dresses. Each dress had the girl's name and place in Monaco where she was from embroiled on it.

After the ceremony, Prince Albert and Princess Charlene drove by car through the streets of Monaco to Sainte-Dévote Chapel.

At Sainte-Dévote Chapel, Princess Charlene lays her Boquet, to honor Saint Dévote, the Patroness of Monaco.

Princess Charlene tears up during visit to Sainte-Dévote Chapel (4 Mins)

The evening reception was held on the terraces of the Opéra de Monte-Carlo.

Reception + Prince Albert's Speech (5 mins)

Day 5 will look at their Honeymoon and 1st year.

Monaco Royal Wedding Main Page

1 comment:

  1. A lovely ceremony. Can't believe it's been five years already! And delighted that they are happy and close!