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Old 09-06-2009, 02:04 PM
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Thank you Binz! They are not a huge RF like most of the others so his absence is very noticeable.
I agree with you, but we still don't know if he was invited to attend this event. The entire family is often not always invited to every function. This event was listed on the DRF's website in the calendar for a while. Joachim and Marie's names were never listed. It was always listed as the Queen and Prince Consort, and the CP couple. Joachim has never shied away from duties or backed out of anything (as far as I know), so it would be very much out of character for him to blow something off to attend a soccer match instead.
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Old 09-10-2009, 11:30 AM
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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.
Most invitation - at least the once that are nameless - goes directly to the Royal courts and then the Queen, and only her, decides which member of the Royal Family will go to what. In this case, it really makes a lot of sence, only to let the Royal Family be represented by the Crown Prince couple and the Queen and the Prince consort. The Queen (and the Prince consort) because she is the Head of State, and Crown Prince Frederik (and Crownprinces Mary) because he is next in line and the member of the Royal Family who has the closest connection to the military, with education in all 3 branches of the Danish military including the Special Forces of the Royal Danish Navy and he still serves as a Senior lecturer at the Royal Danish Defence College.

Prince Joachim, although also educated in the military and still active in the defence reserve, does not have the same public connection to the military.

For those reasons, and because there is a limit to how many royals you can have at one place at the time, without loosing the focus of what they are there for, only the Queen, the Prince consort and the Crown Prince couple attended.

I do also agree with Zonk. The future is with the Crown Prince couple and they will get most of the high profile "jobs". Especially since they probably wont take over the business for a good many years. And Joachim and his family will slowly get less and less attention. It is simply not needed. Though for the young princes, it might be a different matter.
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Perhaps one should assume that the Queen, her family and staff are capable of planning for the events they need to attend. If the Queen thought P Joachim and Marie should be there they would have attended.
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Perhaps one should assume that the Queen, her family and staff are capable of planning for the events they need to attend. If the Queen thought P Joachim and Marie should be there they would have attended.
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The annual Flag Day will take place on 5. September. Here soldiers and civilians who have served (and sometimes died) abroad are honoured.

M&F will take place at a ceremony at Kastellet at 10.00, (part of Copenhagen Fortress, located a little more than a kilometre north of Amalienborg, see Amalienborg thread), here a wreath will be placed.
http://www2.forsvaret.dk/temaer/flag...%B8benhavn.pdf
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Old 09-05-2012, 05:31 AM
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And here are the first pictures:



** sn.dk gallery: Kronprinsparret lagde krans for faldne soldater **


** bt.dk gallery: Se billederne: Her aerer Mary og Frederik Danmarks soldater **


** b.dk gallery: Mary og Frederik flager for de Danske soldater **
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Old 09-07-2012, 12:32 PM
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A clip from the Defence site of M&F placing a wreath at the memorial for the fallen at Kastellet on the annual Flag Day.
http://www.forsvarskanalen.tv/Defaul...id=7919&bhcp=1

READ THIS: Having rechecked I see that the links leads to the same site, so the clips I referred to are (4) and (5) in parantesis.

Within the first 30 seconds or so, we see M&F arriving and for those who enjoy watching Frederik in his full dress navy uniform, he is also shown inspecting the honour guard.
At 03:00 we see M&F placing the wreath and standing still while a sombre version of the royal anthem is played.

I notice there was a Chinese officer present. Perhaps an attache from the embassy?

And a second clip, covering the main events in Copenhagen. http://www.forsvarskanalen.dk/Defaul...id=7972&bhcp=1
M&F are seen intitially outside Christiansborg.
At 01:37 at Kastellet.
And at 02:34 at the service in the naval church.
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Old 09-07-2012, 07:04 PM
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Article from Hola.com

Mary de Dinamarca, pura elegancia en los actos del Da de la Bandera

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I'll have to write it ... But how incredibly beautiful is Mary in these pictures

http://www.hola.com/imagenes/realeza...a-mary-1-a.jpg

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Old 09-05-2013, 06:10 AM
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Today is the annual Flagday, where those who have served abroad are honored and those who died or were wounded - in body and soul, are remembered.

Prince Joachim and Princess Marie attended a ceremony at Kastellet (part of Copenhagen fortress) this forenoon.

Here is the first (small) pic from the ceremony from TV2: Levende og dde udsendte hyldes - TV 2 Nyhederne
Joachim is wearing the full dress uniform of a lieutenant colonel in the army. Marie is also appropriately attired.

You may wish to keep an eye on this site for further coverage of the event throughout the day.
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Here are some more pics and an article from today:


** sn.dk gallery **


** BB: Prinsesse Marie og Joachim mindedes de faldne ** translation **


** dr.dk gallery: BILLEDSERIE: Faldne og udsendte soldater mindet p officiel flagdag **
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Old 09-05-2013, 11:42 AM
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Thanks, Iceflower.

I notice that for once PET is present in connection with an event involving J&M. AFAIK J&M were the most senior present. The higher ranking government ministers joined in later today.
But of course such an event is naturally a pretty high profile target for terrorism, so I guess it was general percaution.
PET has after all prevented several terror plots in recent years.
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Marie looked very regal at this event.

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Old 09-06-2013, 04:14 PM
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A long video from the Defence site, showing the ceremony at Kastellet, where J&M laid down a wreath.

Video: 12 kranse lagt ved monument

The Foreign Minister give a speech lasting some three minutes, then they place the wreath.

Notice at the beginning that Joachim very correctly salute before shaking hands. It's a little detail, but I appreciate it, it shows respect for the occasion.
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Tomorrow Frederik and Mary will be attending various events in connection with Flag day (wreath laying service, church service and parade)

more information on Flag Day
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Old 09-05-2014, 04:25 AM
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Thanks Polyesco. All our buses and official buildings flakes today as well.

M&F will take place at a ceremony at Kastellet at 10.30am where a wreath will be placed.

At 2.30pm they will attend in church service in Holmens Church.

And last, but not least at 4.00pm they will participate in the official parade at Christiansborg Palace with the official Denmark.
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Old 09-05-2014, 07:21 AM
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More pics from today:

Frederik and Mary honors the Danish soldiers
- and looks every inch a Crown Prince Couple.

http://b.bimg.dk/node-images/633/7/1...-internati.jpg
http://a.bimg.dk/node-images/633/7/1...-internati.jpg

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The entire BT gallery
Se billederne: Mary i H&M genbrug til kranselgning | www.bt.dk

And sn.dk gallery:

Kronprinseparret hyldede udsendte soldater - sn.dk - sn.dk - Danmark

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Comment I saw at Facebook from a Dane:

Lovely Crown Prince Couple, again I had the pleasure to see them at both Holmen's Church and at Christiansborg Palace Square. I saw Frederik was touched when "In Denmark I am born" was played, lovingly Mary took his hand.
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What was the song that played in the background? I heard it on the twins christening too when they were entering the church 😊


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A question for the Danish members: on the memorial are the words EN TID ET STED ET MENNESKE. What do they mean? On other pictures, I have seen walls with writing on them, possibly names. Is this something like the Vietnam memorial wall in Washington, DC?
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