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Worker Bee: Crown Princess Mary Helps Pack Mary Foundation Backpacks

  May 23, 2017 at 5:07 pm by

The Crown Princess of Denmark joined the production line at the LEGO Charity centre in Billund on Tuesday, helping staff to pack backpacks that are handed out to children when they arrive to crisis centres around Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islands. “With the backpack project, our ambition was to focus on the many children who grow up in violent homes. It was most of all a symbol and a recognition of … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Mary Opens European Emergency Medical Services Congress

  May 22, 2017 at 4:11 pm by

At the Tivoli Hotel and Congress Centre in Copenhagen on Monday, Crown Princess Mary was charged with opening the 2017 European Emergency Medical Services Congress. Mary, wearing a navy blue dress with cape-style draping over the shoulders and a bronze and white floral brooch, attended several presentations on pre-hospital and emergency medicine. Later the Princess – who is the patron of this year’s congress – was shown the new ‘Babylance’, an ambulance which … Continue reading

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Prince Joachim Participates in Classic Race Aarhus

  May 20, 2017 at 4:01 pm by

He is known as an avid classic car lover, and Prince Joachim continued with this passion on Friday and Saturday as he participated in the Classic Race Aarhus, driving for Team Cortina Racing in the 65 Class of cars. Three of his four children – Prince Felix, Prince Henrik and Princess Athena – joined him at the track, enjoying themselves in soap carts ahead of the main motor racing. Queen … Continue reading

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Land Ahoy! Prince Henrik and Princess Athena Join Parents On Skoleskibet Danmark

  May 17, 2017 at 3:44 pm by

Denmark’s Prince Henrik and Princess Athena on Wednesday joined their parents, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie, for the arrival of the Skoleskibet Danmark into Copenhagen Harbour. The royals were aboard the ship – which is used to educate 80 cadets in seaman duties – as it sailed into Copenhagen Harbour on the second-last stop in its five month journey. The two youngsters appeared to enjoy themselves immensely on the water, though … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Mary Receives ‘Womenomics Global Impact Award 2017’

  May 16, 2017 at 4:17 pm by

Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary was awarded the 2017 Womenomics Global Impact Award today during the Womenomics Business Conference CPH at the Copenhagen Stock Exchange. She is the fourth recipient of the award, for her work “to help women improve their conditions and exploit their full potential”.  “I am very honored to receive the award. It’s a very important prize because it helps to focus on the importance of gender equality in our … Continue reading

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Crown Prince Frederik Named Patron of 2018 Ice Hockey World Championships

  May 14, 2017 at 6:35 pm by

Ahead of the Denmark v Sweden ice hockey match in Cologne, Germany on Sunday as part of the group stage of the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, the Danish Crown Prince was announced as patron of next year’s IIHF World Championship. “It is a great honour for Danish ice hockey that Crown Prince Frederik has committed to being the patron for the 2018 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. We are … Continue reading

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Recycled H&M Skirt For Princess Mary At Copenhagen Fashion Summit

  May 11, 2017 at 2:07 pm by

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark today attended the Copenhagen Fashion Summit conference at the DR Concert Hall. Wearing a repeated black, cream and burgundy floral skirt from H&M with a burgundy blouse, Mary was in the audience with over 800 leaders from the worldwide fashion sector for several panel debates. Later in the evening, the Princess – who is patron of the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, an “international conference focusing on sustainable fashion” … Continue reading

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Picnic In The Woods: Crown Prince Frederik Joins Save the Children Club

  May 6, 2017 at 6:17 pm by

As patron of Save the Children, Crown Prince Frederik spent his Saturday at Svanninge Bakker in Funen participating in one of the organisation’s Family Experience Club days. Frederik joined young children in a number of activities centred around the club’s them for the day – birds – before helping volunteers prepare a roast chicken lunch. The Prince worked with the children to build a bird’s nest how a bird would, before lifting some of the … Continue reading

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Candles In The Windows: Fredensborg Palace Marks Liberation Anniversary

  May 4, 2017 at 8:48 pm by

Photographs posted on the social media accounts of the Danish Monarchy Thursday evening show four candles in each of the windows of Fredensborg Palace. Candle are lit in windows across Denmark on the night of May 4 to mark the anniversary of Denmark’s 1945 liberation from German Forces at the end of the Second World War. The news of the country’s liberation by the Allied Forces was announced on BBC … Continue reading

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Exchange Student Living With Danish Crown Princely Family at Amalienborg

  May 3, 2017 at 6:15 pm by

An exchange student from Australia is currently staying with the Danish Crown Princely Couple at the Amalienborg residence, Crown Princess Mary revealed Wednesday during the presentation of the Crown Princess Mary Scholarship. The student is studying economics at the University of Copenhagen, where today’s event was taking place. Wearing a silver and blue brocade skirt and cream blouse, Princess Mary delivered her scholarship to two Australian students – Avril Jane Francis, … Continue reading

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Crown Prince Frederik Presents DenmarkBridge Award 2017

  May 3, 2017 at 6:22 am by

At the Tivoli Hotel and Congress Centre on Wednesday afternoon, Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark presented the first edition of the DenmarkBridge Award. The Crown Prince is patron of DenmarkBridge. Genmab was the winner of the inaugural award, for their successful work in “mapping diseases and developing antibodies for…life-threatening disorders”. Prince Frederik presented the award to the organisation’s co-founder, Jan van de Winkel, with a large smile and a joke that the award … Continue reading

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New Home Defence Colours Presented by Queen Margrethe

  May 2, 2017 at 10:21 am by

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark presented two Home Defence units with their new colours on Tuesday in Skive and Copenhagen. The Landsdelsregion Vest, which was recently formed by the merged of the North and Central Jutland and Funen, South and South Jutland district units, and the Landsdelsregion Øst, recently renamed from Total Defence Region Zealand, both received their new colours in seperate ceremonies. During each ceremony, Queen Margrethe – in a sky blue overcoat … Continue reading

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New Polls Illustrate Public Support of Danish, Dutch, Swedish Monarchies

  April 30, 2017 at 8:09 am by

The results of a series of polls taken recently were released this week in Denmark, the Netherlands and Sweden on various aspects of their respective monarchies. In Denmark, a Gallup poll commissioned by BT asked over 1,100 Danes which member of the royal family they felt represented Denmark the best. Crown Princess Mary received the highest average ranking, a 4.52 out of 5. “She does not have any weak points. … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Mary Opens The Extension Of TrygFonden’s Family House

  April 25, 2017 at 1:13 pm by

Today, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark made some families very happy by visiting them during the opening TrygFonden’s Family house extension in Aarhus University Hospital. Princess Mary was taken on a tour of the new 10 rooms, and met with former and current families. TrygFonden’s Family House is located in the Aarhus University Hospital and it is for families with children who need long term stay at the hospital. The … Continue reading

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The Bubble Princess: Mary of Denmark Opens Research Day 2017

  April 24, 2017 at 10:08 am by

As patron, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark officially opened Research Day 2017 on Monday at the Experimentarium in Hellerup. During her visit to the annual science festival, Mary toured a number of stalls where different aspects of scientific research were on display, including ‘Bobleriet’ where she volunteered to be ‘covered’ in a giant bubble to help demonstrate the forces of soap liquids. She also was given the chance to try … Continue reading

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Happy 10th Birthday, Princess Isabella!

  April 21, 2017 at 6:19 am by

Denmark’s Princess Isabella today celebrates her tenth birthday. New photos of the birthday girl taken by Steen Evald have been released by the Danish Royal Court to mark the occasion. The Princess’s monogram was also published today (the only grandchild of Queen Margrethe to receive a monogram on birth was Prince Christian). It was designed Charlotte Søeborg Ohlsen, a graphic designer, and Associate Professor Steen Ejlers. Isabella is the second child and … Continue reading

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A Busy Day in Denmark For Princess Mary

  April 20, 2017 at 6:10 pm by

The Crown Princess of Denmark had a busy day of engagements on Thursday, as she spent time at the Danish Home Guard’s command centre in Vordingborg before visiting a hospice in Lolland. Mary was given a tour of the command centre, which includes a radar station that was used by NATO during the Cold War. She also inspected the archives of the Home Guard, kept in an underground bunker, and met … Continue reading

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Princess Benedikte Returns To Work After Prince Richard’s Death

  April 20, 2017 at 2:39 pm by

Princess Benedikte of Denmark has returned to official engagements following the death of her husband, Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, last month. She attended a board meeting of the Queen Ingrid Honorary Grant at the restaurant Nimb in Tivoli on Thursday. It was attended by five other members of the board. The meeting was the Princess’s first public engagement since Prince Richard’s death on March 14.

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Yum, Yum: Prince Henrik Opens Aarhus Tenure As European Gastronomy Region 2017

  April 18, 2017 at 2:38 pm by

Prince Henrik of Denmark was in Aarhus on Tuesday where he officially opened the Aarhus-Midtjylland region’s time as a European Gastronomy Region 2017. The Prince was given the opportunity to try the ‘flavours of the future’ during the opening hosted at the Michelen-star restaurant Frederikshøj Inn. He tasted meals created by six of Midtjylland’s best restaurants, before making his way through several food stalls set up by other restaurants from the region – … Continue reading

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Denmark’s Queen Celebrates Birthday and Easter At Marselisborg Palace

  April 16, 2017 at 10:02 am by

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark has today celebrated her 77th birthday at Marselisborg Palace surrounded by her family. The royals gathered on the terrace at the rear of the Palace to pose for photographs and greet the locals who had come to wish the Queen a happy birthday. The Queen was a stand-out, in an aqua coat and matching dress (aqua was clearly the reigning Queen colour of the day). … Continue reading

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