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Old 12-23-2009, 05:01 PM
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christian is growing up to be quite a handsome lad....i really like this family...and queen margarethe seems to be a fun grandmother
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Old 12-24-2009, 06:40 AM
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BB has a nice picture gallery of the Queen, Mary and kids at the event
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Old 12-24-2009, 07:55 PM
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If any foreigners are interested in hearing more about the danish christmas, and what seperates it from many other countries, I'll be happy to write.
My father was danish, so I gow up with danish xmas tradition and I still keep it for my daughter and I think it would be great you add your information about danish tradition, I keep my grandmother's and I know nowadays some things change like the ris a la mande is last thing for dinner? I really wonder what Mary think about it and if she add any australian tradition for xmas for her kids, this would be interested to know, somebody knows anything about this?
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Old 12-24-2009, 08:03 PM
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I'd love to hear that, SarahMaria. :)
A bit too late maybe.
Well obviously we dance around the christmas tree, and sing carols and such. (Btw the funniest time EVER tonight. ) Then we open the presents right after that, while on christmas day, we often spend relaxing or going to a christmas get together. We eat Ris alá mande, a danish invention, and Æbleskiver, which doesn't taste like pancakes at all in my opion, and most families by them, they don't use a pan. We eat pork loin with crackling (according to the dictionary ) and some people also/or duck, and goose. red cabbage and brown potatoes are also a part of the christmas dinner. And the Ris alá mande of course for dessert, where we put an almond in the ball, and the one who gets it receive a present, often a pig of marcipan, or chocolate, etc. When there is children, many families cheat.

To me it's so strange every time I see a christmas tree in a movie or so, because I can't help but wonder: "you can't dance around it, it's placed in the corner, what then?"

And many danish trees are not decorated as "perfect" as many american ones, they are often decorated with all kinds of ornaments, colours and shapes.

Merry christmas to everyone, I hope you'll have a wonderful christmas.
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Check out the two sofa's in the Knogelig link. Yikes! I confess I find the Queen's taste really quite horrid sometimes, but I also admire her for it. I mean, they are private quaters and can be fashioned in any which way HM chooses.

Certainly outside the 'mould', is Daisy...
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Old 12-25-2009, 12:10 AM
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Well obviously we dance around the christmas tree, and sing carols and such. (Btw the funniest time EVER tonight. )
I know, I went to a Norwegian Christmas party once where we danced around the tree, and I ended up wishing we had that tradition in America. Thanks for all the information, SarahMaria!
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Old 12-27-2009, 10:05 AM
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These children are lovely, let's hope there are more to come the same style !
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Old 12-27-2009, 02:03 PM
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I must say I do not like How Mary dress the kids, sorry to say, it is just my taste I suppose but I would like to see specially Isabella with more colourfull cloths, specially for Christmas, like a nice red dress, it is here in the US all this nice cloths for kids in Christmas colours that they made them look soo lovely, i think I should to send her the catalogue of the wooden soldier!
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Tonight the Queen and the Prince Consort will host a a social evening know as "Cour Ball" for members of the Government, the Danish Parliament and Danish representatives in European Parlamient. The Crown Pincely couple, Prince Joachim, Princess Marie and Princess Benedikte also will be in attendance

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What an interesting sounding event, gowns and tiaras? I can't see the video.
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Old 01-27-2010, 03:16 PM
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What an interesting sounding event, gowns and tiaras? I can't see the video.
It is a tiara and gowns event and it looks like that CP Mary has godt a new gown in midnigt blue perhaps black..she´s wearing her wedding tiara.
CP Frederik is smashing as always in his tux..
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Thank you ever so much, I can't wait for the pictures.
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Old 01-27-2010, 04:05 PM
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All ladies looked lovely, thanks you for all the pictures.
Its nice to see another tiara event, wish we get more of them during the year.

What happened to the guard?
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Old 01-28-2010, 03:24 AM
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All ladies looked lovely, thanks you for all the pictures.
Its nice to see another tiara event, wish we get more of them during the year.

What happened to the guard?
Politikere til aftenselskab hos Dronningen | www.berlingske.dk
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Thanks for the translation

BB has picture gallery
Here is a lovely gallery from PPE
Here is a list of the menu and music ** Translated
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Thanks for the translation

Here is a lovely gallery from PPE
Princess Mary is looking adorable, very beautiful and slim.

Courtesy of Belga.

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Uau, Princess Marie was the woman of the Ball.
Just amazing. Prince Joaquim must be very proud of her.

Crown Princess Mary as usually very glamorous!
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How awful for the guard, I hope he's alright.
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