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Old 03-22-2013, 09:23 PM
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I love how QMII wore blue to open The Blue Planet, if that's not suitable, I don't know what is (though I will happily agree that her "hat" isn't suitable ... for any occasion). I live freakishly close to the aquarium and had I not been to school on Thursday, I would have tried to catch a glimpse of Margrethe and Henrik (or perhaps not, I was out there on Monday and it was storming so bad and there were hundreds of people, which, I can tell you right now, is a combination that can drive anyone nuts).
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Old 03-22-2013, 10:00 PM
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Lehtikuva so often provide really good pics. Thanks to all for sharing.
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Yesterday, March 26, Queen Margrethe received a new garden bench for the park of Marselisborg Palace. It's a belated gift from the city Aarhus to mark Margrethe's 40th jubilee in 2012.




** billedbladet.dk: Dronning Margrethes nye havebænk ** translation **
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Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik have been in Herning today, April 1st, to attend the celebrations that marked the 100th anniversay of Herning. In early 1913, Herning had gained its status as a borough.




** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** sn.dk gallery ** aoh.dk gallery **


** aoh.dk: Købstadsjubilæum ** translation **

** herning.dk: Regentparret modtaget i Herning i strålende solskin ** translation **

** herning.dk: Smuk festgudstjeneste bød regentparret velkommen ** translation **
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Yesterday evening, April 3, Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik attended the traditional torchlight procession at Fredensborg Castle.




** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** sn.dk gallery **


** fredensborg.lokalavisen.dk article and gallery ** translation **
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Queen Margrethe has opened the exhibition "Chasubles, the church and the artist" at Esrum & Møllegård in Græsted today, April 6, 2013.



** sn.dk: Dronningen åbnede udstilling på Esrum Kloster ** translation **


** gribskovavisen.dk: HM Dronning Margrethe åbner udstilling i Esrum article + gallery ** translation **
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Queen Margrethe and prince Henrik hosted the unveiling of a new portrait of prince Christian painted by Mikael Melbye at a private ceremony for some guests.
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Not a fan of the painting, 7-year old boy posing like that isn't natural.
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Old 04-07-2013, 01:56 PM
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Thanks LadyFinn

I like it. I think it captures Christian very well.
Much better than if he was just standing there - and he is his father's son...
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Old 04-07-2013, 02:16 PM
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The lion is a bit much, in my estimation
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Old 04-07-2013, 02:36 PM
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That's one of three silver-lions standing in the Throneroom at Rosenborg Castle.
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I like the painting
I think the pose is cute. But if we wanted a real natural pose of a 7 yr old boy, Christian would be riding the lion

Does Frederik have a similar painting or picture with the lion(s)?
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Old 04-07-2013, 03:04 PM
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Queen Margrethe has. :)
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Old 04-07-2013, 03:23 PM
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oh a little charmer :-) i think it is a perfect way for an 7 years to pose, he looks happy, confident and like a cool and smart boy :-) Glad he did not just stand and yes, there is no doubt who his daddy is :-) and I must say I really like and appreciate that Frederik&Mary never dress Christian with tie
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Great portrait that gives a glimpse of the young princes personality. Love the Rosenborg silver lion.
I wonder where QMII will hang the portrait.
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Not a fan of the painting, 7-year old boy posing like that isn't natural.
I wonder where you found those photos? They look private.
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Old 04-07-2013, 04:38 PM
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I like that painting, it's very true to Christians character IMO.
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Thanks LadyFinn

I like it. I think it captures Christian very well.
Much better than if he was just standing there - and he is his father's son...
and his grandmother's heir, so that the Lion is indeed very appropriate; I wonder if he has her wrapped around his thumb like he has the lion? Thanks for the reminder Muhler, but I saw those lions when I visted Rosenborg and was mightily impressed!
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Old 04-07-2013, 11:47 PM
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I wonder where you found those photos? They look private.
The photos are from this message board.
Glittering Royal Events Message Board: Gorgeous new portrait of Danish Prince!
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Old 04-08-2013, 09:27 AM
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Thanks for the pics LadyFinn

Notice Christian's missing tooth He is a good mix between his parents IMO -he has his mother's beautiful classic features and his father's boyish charm.

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and his grandmother's heir, so that the Lion is indeed very appropriate; I wonder if he has her wrapped around his thumb like he has the lion? Thanks for the reminder Muhler, but I saw those lions when I visted Rosenborg and was mightily impressed!
Maybe I certainly think that they (Christian and grandma Margrethe) has a special bond between them. He is the heir to the throne. IIRC, she has also mentioned it once in an interview.

Pics of Christian walking in front with grandma Margrethe
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http://www.bt.dk/sites/default/files...4/4741780-.jpg
http://i2-images2.tv2net.dk/s/56/313...1ae8ae044.jpeg
http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:A...m-UmJ18zj0x0cg
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Christian himself is captured very well but I find the lion too much and the pose is dreadful for a kid, its like a playboy's pose wearing a shiny suit.
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