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PRINCE ALBERT & PRINCESS CHARLENE IN CORSICA - May 20, 2013-Lucciana (Corsica, FR)-Prince Albert and Princess Charlene are in Corsica this Monday public holiday. The one-day trip is packed with events and places to visit, from masses and fairs to processions and parishes, in the company of many important local figures. .Welcomed by Alain Rousseau, prefect of the Haute-Corse region, and Joseph Galletti, the mayor of Lucciana, the princely couple passed the day at a variety of official functions. .To begin the morning, Prince Albert and his wife have plans to attend a mass given by His Excellency Olivier de Germay, Bishop of Corsica, in the Sanata Maria Assunta Cathedral. Several other important religious figures from Corsica will also take part, along with Mayor of Monaco Georges Marsan, an array of Corsican authorities and a group of 40 pilgrims from the Principality. .Next on the agenda is a procession around the Mariana cathedral and its treasured archaeological site. Yet another shot of culture will see the pair exploring the Canonica craft fair. Finally, in the afternoon Prince Albert and Princess CharlËne will visit the Saint Michael Parish dedicated to Sainte Devote. .The visit will strengthen already close ties between Monaco and Lucciana. Relations between the two cities have been friendly since the Monaco-Lucciana twinning in 2009. Lucciana has even called its museum centre ëPrince Rainier III de Monacoí, to honour its connections.
PRINCE ALBERT & PRINCESS CHARLENE IN CORSICA - May 20, 2013-Lucciana (Corsica, FR)-Prince Albert and Princess Charlene are in Corsica this Monday public holiday. The one-day trip is packed with events and places to visit, from masses and fairs to processions and parishes, in the company of many important local figures. .Welcomed by Alain Rousseau, prefect of the Haute-Corse region, and Joseph Galletti, the mayor of Lucciana, the princely couple passed the day at a variety of official...
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