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Flag Day Commemorating Foreign Conflict Since 1948; September 5th (2009, 2012-2013)

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The Queen, Prince Consort and the Crown Prince Couple will attend the commemoration of the institute of Flag Day Danish serving abroad since 2 World War II, at Holmen Church at 11:00
Event will take place tomorrow for the first time.
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Old 09-04-2009, 05:12 PM
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How wonderful. No Prince Joachim?
Can't wait for tommorow.
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Old 09-05-2009, 08:34 AM
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The Regent Couple and the CP Couple attended today the first Flag Day memorial service in honour of the Danish Soldiers lost in service broad, Holmens Kirke

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a video and another video from the event
article and a picture here from inside the church
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Old 09-05-2009, 09:04 AM
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It's a bit sad that prince Joachim and princess Marie did not take part to this celebration! It's a country event and it would have been appropriate that they attended to this mass in order to commemorate fallen soldiers for Denmark.
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This looks like a very dignified and lovely tribute to the lost soldiers. I am pleased to see that Denmark is making this an annual event. Hopefully, the entire DRF will be present at next year's events.
Berlingske has an article about the event to honor soliders:
http://www.berlingske.dk/article/200...igen/90905003/
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This looks like a very dignified and lovely tribute to the lost soldiers. I am pleased to see that Denmark is making this an annual event. Hopefully, the entire DRF will be present at next year's events.
Berlingske has an article about the event to honor soliders:
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Next years event?
It's a wonderful event.
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Next years event?
It's a wonderful event.
Perhaps its just wishful thinking on my part or a detail that was lost in translation. It was stated that this was the first Flag Day, so I took this to mean that the event would happen again.
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Perhaps its just wishful thinking on my part or a detail that was lost in translation. It was stated that this was the first Flag Day, so I took this to mean that the event would happen again.
Ahh I see what you mean. I do hope this is made an annual event. The soldiers must be extremly proud of their country.
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It's a bit sad that prince Joachim and princess Marie did not take part to this celebration! It's a country event and it would have been appropriate that they attended to this mass in order to commemorate fallen soldiers for Denmark.
I agree totally! No wonder their rating in popularity is so low. If they cannot even bother to attend something this important, maybe they should not be able to pick up their pay raise. These men and women are dying for their country. They should be able to spare a few hours from one of their many concerts to honor them.
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I agree totally! No wonder their rating in popularity is so low. If they cannot even bother to attend something this important, maybe they should not be able to pick up their pay raise. These men and women are dying for their country. They should be able to spare a few hours from one of their many concerts to honor them.
A strong opinion, which I agree with. I don't think either Marie or Joachim had anything schedueled for today.
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I do agree that the entire family should have attended, but does anyone know if they were invited? It is possible that perhaps only the Queen, Prince Consort and the Crown Prince couple were invited. If Joachim and Marie were invited and didn't show up, then that is not good, IMO; but if they weren't invited, then they can't be blamed for not attending (just my opinion).
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I have seen the Prince in a uniform so he must be a member of the armed services just like the CP, CPrincess, Queen and PC. That is why I do not understand why they would not be invitied. I wish there is some way we could find out for sure.
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I don't think we should worry too much about Joachim's and Marie's absence at this event. The presence of only the regent couple and the crown prince couple is no different than what is happening in other countries when only the regnant and cp couples attend major functions.
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Although I would like to see Joachim and Marie, I think the royal family is perfectly well represented! They all look radiant and the soldiers must be proud of their royal family, as lumutqueen said. Events like these make a nation so connected to its royal family, IMO
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I have seen the Prince in a uniform so he must be a member of the armed services just like the CP, CPrincess, Queen and PC. That is why I do not understand why they would not be invitied. I wish there is some way we could find out for sure.
TV 2 Sporten - Kongelig hylder Stephan Andersen

Looks like Joachim attented the game between 'Denmark and Portugal.

The Danish goalkeeper Stephan Andersen had great honor of Denmark's 1-1 against Portugal.
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Thank you Binz! They are not a huge RF like most of the others so his absence is very noticeable.
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