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Winter Holiday for Prince Joachim and His Family

  February 11, 2009 at 1:32 pm by

Princes Joachim, Nikolai and Felix, along with their stepmother Princess Marie and members of her family have been spending the past few days on a skiing holiday in Villars-sur-Ollon. Although Marie herself didn’t take part due to her pregnancy, Nikolai and Felix have been having a ball with Joachim on the slopes. It was in Villars-sur-Ollon that the press got the first view of Marie with the two princes, who … Continue reading

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European Royalty Enjoy Keelboat Races in Monaco

  February 9, 2009 at 2:53 pm by

To celebrate the 80th anniversery of the Dragon Class on the first weekend of the 25th Primo Cup keelboat racing, prince Albert II invited other royals like prince Henrik of Denmark, prince Serge of Yugoslavia and prince Charles of Bourbon-Two-Sicilies, duke of Castro. “A big thank you to the Yacht Club de Monaco for this initiative to celebrate 80 years of the Dragon, a series close to my heart, by … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Mary’s Birthday Engagement

  February 5, 2009 at 1:21 pm by

  Crown Princess Mary spent her 37th birthday attending the premiere of the Copenhagen International Fashion Fair’s CIFFKids Trend Show at the Bella Centre in Copenhagen. The visit saw Mary viewing the collections of several lines of clothing for children, and being sung ‘Happy Birthday’. However, the birthday greeting had to be sung a second time, as Mary was busy comforting the seven-year-old flower girl who had begun to cry … Continue reading

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Countess Alexandra Opens New Set

  February 1, 2009 at 1:59 pm by

Countess Alexandra, as patron of Børnekulturhuset Fyrtøjet, opened its new set at the Children’s Culture House on Saturday. The 18th set design, this one has been inspired by the humourous fairytale about Block Hans. She arrived at 12:15 and was officially greeted by Mayor Jan Boye and Fyrtøjet’s Chairman Conny Stolberg-Rohr. She inaugurated the new set at 2:00, after the telling of the story of Block Hans. The event was … Continue reading

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Denmark’s Crown Prince Couple Receive Donation for Humanitarian Fund

  January 31, 2009 at 6:21 am by

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary accepted a donation for their humanitarian fund on January 27, from the sales of a Greenlandic charity stamp issued in 2006. The stamp was published by Post Greenland, who presented the Crown Prince Couple with a cheque for 250,000 Danish kroner. It is believed the money will go towards helping children in Greenland. For more information and pictures, visit this thread.

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Crown Princess Mary Receives Donation for the Danish Demining Group

  January 30, 2009 at 3:11 am by

As the patron of the Danish Refugee Council, Crown Princess Mary accepted a donation of 3.2 million Swedish Kroner on January 29th for the charity’s Danish Demining Group. The donation came from Postkodlotteriet, a Swedish lottery foundation. The money will go towards clearing mines in Sri Lanka. Mary has been patron of the Danish Refugee Council since 2005. To read more about Mary’s involvement with the Danish Refugee Council, and … Continue reading

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Crown Prince Frederik Takes on New Patronage

  January 30, 2009 at 2:30 am by

Crown Prince Frederik was announced on January 29th as the royal patron of Soldaterlegatet; a new fund which will provide grants to Danish soldiers who have returned from missions abroad injured, or to the family members of those killed in combat. Frederik has taken great interest in those serving Denmark abroad, visiting Danish soldiers in Afghanistan last December; and cancelling a scheduled royal hunt in respect of the deaths of … Continue reading

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Countess Alexandra Inaugurates the 2009 UNICEF-City

  January 26, 2009 at 1:54 pm by

Countess Alexandra has officially inaugurated Lynby-Tarbaek as the UNICEF-City of 2009, in her capacity as patron of the Danish Committee for UNICEF. She attended the New Years’ Concert, with Mayor Rolf Aagaard-Svendsen, where they unveiled the municipality’s logo as the UNICEF-City, appointed its Town Ambassadors, people who will help in various different ways to “make 2009 an unforgettable year in Lyngby-Tarbaek and listened to a speech by Alexandra to mark … Continue reading

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Danish New Year Fashions

  January 16, 2009 at 11:30 pm by

Queen Margrethe The Queen this year chose a recycled gold satin dress with red detailing (photo 1, photo 2). The dress was accessorised with a fur stole and regalia from the Crown Jewels collection (photo 3 – Danish Royal Watchers). Crown Princess Mary This year Mary chose to recycle a dress that had first been seen during her pre-wedding festivities and then later worn for a banquet in honour of … Continue reading

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