On the occasion of the public celebration of the birthday of His Royal Highness the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, an official ceremony will take place on 23 June 2021 at the National Monument of Solidarity on Kanounenhiwwel in Luxembourg City.
The ceremony will bring together Luxembourg's Head of State, members of the government, deputies (MPs), representatives of the alderman college of the City of Luxembourg, the State Council and the judiciary, as well as the dean of the diplomatic corps accredited to the head of state, the Chief of Staff of the Luxembourg Army and the Director General of the Grand Ducal Police.
Upon his arrival at Boulevard FD Roosevelt at 11:00, the Grand Duke will be greeted by the President of the Chamber of Deputies (Luxembourg's Parliament), Fernand Etgen, along with Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and by Luxembourg City Mayor Lydie Polfer.
The ceremony itself will include speeches by the Grand Duke, the Chamber of Deputies President and the Prime Minister.
After the official ceremony, the traditional honour firing of 21 cannon shots will take place at the Fetschenhaff.
Venue: Kanounenhiwwel, Luxembourg City
Organiser: Ministry of State; City of Luxembourg