Honorary Patrons

As an European Union institution, the European Union Youth Orchestra list a number of Honorary Patrons among the highest EU Commission officials, as well as the Heads of State and the Heads of Government of all 28 EU Member States.

Honorary Patrons

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David Sassoli*

President of the European Parliament
Honorary President of the EUYO
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Ursula von der Leyen*

President of the European Commission
Head of the Honorary Patrons
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Federica Mogherini

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission
Honorary Patron
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Karl-Heinz Lambertz

President of the European Committee of the Regions
Honorary Patron

 

 


 

Heads of State / Heads of Government

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Austria
Federal President
Alexander Van der Bellen *
Federal Chancellor
Brigitte Bierlein *

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Belgium
HM King Philippe *
Prime Minister
Charles Michel *

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Bulgaria
President
Rumen Radev
Prime Minister
Boyko Borisov

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Croatia
President
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović *
Prime Minister
Andrej Plenković

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Cyprus
President
Nicos Anastasiades

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Czech Republic
President
Miloš Zeman
Prime Minister
Andrej Babiš *

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Denmark
HM Queen Margrethe II
Prime Minister
Mette Frederiksen *

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Estonia
President
Kersti Kaliulaid
Head Minister
Jüri Ratas

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Finland
President
Sauli Niinistö
Prime Minister
Antti Rinne *

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France
President
Emmanuel Macron *
Prime Minister
Édouard Philippe *

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Germany
Federal President
Frank-Walter Steinmeier *
Federal Chancellor
Angela Merkel

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Greece
President
Prokopīs Paulopoulos *
Prime Minister
Alexis Tsipras *

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Hungary
President
János Áder
Prime Minister
Viktor Orbán

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Ireland
President
Michael D. Higgins
Taoiseach
Leo Varadkar

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Italy
President
Sergio Mattarella
President of the Council of Ministers
Giuseppe Conte *

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Latvia
President
Egils Levits
Prime Minister
Krišjānis Kariņš *

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Lithuania
President
Gitanas Nausėda *
Minister-President
Saulius Skvernelis

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Luxembourg
HRH Grand Duke Henri
Prime Minister
Xavier Bettel 

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Malta
President 
George Vella *
Prime Minister
Joseph Muscat

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Netherlands
HRH Princess Beatrix **
Minister-President
Mark Rutte

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Poland
President 
Andrzej Duda *
President of the Council of Ministers
Mateusz Morawiecki *

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Portugal
President
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
Prime Minister
António Costa

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Romania
President 
Klaus Iohannis *
Prime Minister
Viorica Dăncilă *

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Slovakia
President
Zuzana Čaputová *
Chairman of the Government
Peter Pellegrini *

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Slovenia
President
Borut Pahor
President of the Government
Marjan Šarec *

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Spain
HM King Felipe VI *
Prime Minister
Pedro Sánchez *

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Sweden
HM King Carl XVI Gustaf
Minister of the State
Stefan Löfven *

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United Kingdom
HM Queen Elizabeth II
Prime Minister
Boris Johnson *

 

* Pending

** Former Head of State