Sunday, March 24, 2013

Prince Andreas of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha turned 70

Prince Andras of SaxeCoburg and Gotha celebrated his 70th birthday with a reception at Callenberg Castle where about 350 guests  - family friends, current and former employees and representatives from the cultural, economic and political worlds attended. After the queue of long-wishers had finally resolved, the visibly moved birthday boy stepped to the microphone: "I'm really, that so many have come That shows me that I do not have in life too much wrong and gained quite a few friends.. "That his father had used for his speech as a reminder a tablet computer, took Prince Hubertus of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, once as a hook: "This technology-savvy I am not: I just like old-fashioned paper!
Hereditary Prince Hubertus thanked his "old man" for "making me since taking over the presidency of the family foundation management 2012 - as agreed - you can go my own way." His father had secured the existing asset base of the family, not just significantly expanded: "Everyone is waiting for the spring, instead Andreas is there," Hereditary Prince Hubertus quoted then a meteorologist and compared the same name, current weather determining low pressure area with the work of his father: " As for the tenacity, both have much in common! "
Coburg Mayor Norbert Kastner praised Prince Andrew as "far beyond the city limits outstanding personality" and a "man of gentle tones values ​​associated with consumer who knows his duties, but also to appreciate the joys of living white". He was not only here to his and to convey the congratulations of all Coburg citizens, but also to thank for the "pleasant and varied achievements of recent decades."
It also gave a great compliment from the last speaker of the day, Mayor Knut Kreuch Gotha, Prince Andrew, with another 21 March-born great personalities in a series that: "Hans-Dietrich Genscher and Johann Sebastian Bach, for me you are part of it!"
The circle group of Coburg Bavaria Hunting Association honored the keen hunter and sports car enthusiasts
with three-gun salute and a hunting horn serenade
On 15. June there willbe a big private celebration with guests from all over Europe will be invited at Callenberg Castle.

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