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Spring 2014


Deputy Prime Minister Zwiefelhofer Visits DC

From March 30 through April 1, Deputy Prime Minister of Liechtenstein, Thomas Zwiefelhofer, made an official visit to Washington, D.C. Thomas Zwiefelhofer is also Minister of Justice, Economics and Home Affairs. His visit began with a meeting with economic experts where they discussed the state of the US economy and the ongoing negotiations of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment...

Ambassador Kurt Jäger Speaks at SAIS

From March 25-27, Kurt Jäger, Ambassador of Liechtenstein to Belgium and Head of the Liechtenstein Mission to the European Union, visited Washington, D.C. Ambassador Jäger was invited to speak at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University School For Advanced International Studies (SAIS). For his talk he examined the relationship and involvement Liechtenstein has...

Ambassador Fritsche Visits Tampa

On March 17th, Ambassador Fritsche traveled to Tampa, Florida. Her visit began with a meeting with the Mayor of Tampa, Bob Buckhorn, where they discussed the history of the Tampa Bay region and current economic developments around the port as well as the history and economic aspects of Liechtenstein. Ambassador Claudia Fritsche with Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn. Ambassador Fritsche...

Ambassador Fritsche Visits Ohio

From April 3-4 Ambassador Claudia Fritsche traveled to Ohio. Beginning in Cleveland, Ambassador Fritsche, joined by Paul Donahue, Liechtenstein's Honorary Consul to the Midwest, met with Mayor Frank Jackson. They discussed Cleveland's economy and outlook for the future and Liechtenstein-US relations, as well as its growing presence in the US Midwest. Ambassador Fritsche also had the...

Liechtenstein Celebrates Rheinberger's 175th Birthday

Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901) was a Liechtenstein musician, composer, and teacher who has now become a symbol of the Romantic era. In celebration of his 175th birthday this year, the Liechtenstein National Museum has opened an exhibit honoring his legacy. Josef Gabriel Rheinberger. Rheinberger was musically gifted at an early age. At seven years old, he played the organ...

Liechtenstein Profile: H.P. Gassner

Hans Peter Gassner (H.P. Gassner) has had a very successful artistic career in Liechtenstein and around the world. Born April 14, 1951, Gassner has focused his career on stamp, book, and exhibition design. In 1976, Hans Peter Gassner founded his own graphic design company in Vaduz, which already has many notable accomplishments to its name. His company (Gassner, Grafisches Atelier [Gassner,...

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