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Old 01-06-2010, 12:29 PM
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Royals at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics

Are there still any news which royals will attend the Olympic Games in Vancouver?
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Old 01-06-2010, 01:37 PM
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On swedish schedule (official website), it's planned that the king, the queen and Carl Philip will attend!

Prince Frederik will be there too as a member of the olympic committee.
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Old 01-06-2010, 11:43 PM
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Oh that's great to hear! I had been looking for some information to see who would be in attendance. Any news about any of the other households?

Trying to keep this bumped. I've checked the BRF's website and so far it seems no one is going surely that's a first. What about the European Royals any word? I'm so excited seeing as it's being held in my hometown. I enjoyed reading the thread in 2008
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Old 01-14-2010, 06:34 AM
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This is not confirmed, but I imagine Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg will be there. He is a member of the Olympic committee and has attended the last few games (both winter and summer). Often times he's accompanied by Grand Duchess Maria Teresa and their children.
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Old 01-14-2010, 06:38 AM
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I think Prince Frederik will attend doesn't he have some association with the IOC and also Prince Albert of Monaco. I would imagine that Norway would also be represented as I am sure they have quite a few athletes competing in the Winter Olympic events.
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I think Prince Frederik will attend doesn't he have some association with the IOC and also Prince Albert of Monaco. I would imagine that Norway would also be represented as I am sure they have quite a few athletes competing in the Winter Olympic events.
Yes, Prince Frederik is a member of the IOC.
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Trying to keep this bumped. I've checked the BRF's website and so far it seems no one is going surely that's a first. What about the European Royals any word? I'm so excited seeing as it's being held in my hometown. I enjoyed reading the thread in 2008
It's not on the calendar but there is a gap in Princess Anne's February calendar, she's going to be there as she's a member of the IOC and they hold their meetings before the games start.
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Old 01-15-2010, 02:05 AM
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Yay great to hear that alot of them will be coming down here due to their IOC commitments
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Old 01-15-2010, 10:11 AM
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when is the olympics?
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Old 01-15-2010, 11:40 AM
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Prince Willem-Alexander will be there. Maybe with his wive and daugthers. The Olympics are: 12-28 February
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Old 01-15-2010, 11:47 PM
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^Oh is it confirmed he's coming if so yay I do hope he brings Maxima and the girls or atleast for a small period of the Olympics. Is Felipe and Letizia coming? I don't quite remember do they usually attend?
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Old 01-16-2010, 07:41 AM
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I guess princess Marie will be there as well as she's now the patron of the danish ski federation!
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As HM will be coming to Canada this summer and it is winter, the games will be opened by the Queen's representative, the Governor General.
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So Princess Anne has been confirmed as attending till the 16th of February
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when is the olympics?
February 12–28, 2010.

Princess Anne is there from the 10-15th.

Likely =
Crown Prince Frederik
King Constantine.
King, Queen, Prince Carl-Philip of Sweden (confirmed)
Princess Anne (Confirmed)
Crown Prince Haakon
Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg (Possible not due to age, but he is an honourary member)
Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands
Princess Nora of Liechenstein
Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg.
Prince Albert II of Monaco
Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein
Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani
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Frederik & Mary attend Winter Games,Vancouver - Februray 9-19, 2010

As I suspected, the Crown Prince Couple are attending the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada according to their official website D.K.H. Kronprinsparret - D.K.H. Kronprinsen og Kronprinsessens kalender
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Acording to their calendar, Crown Princess Mary also will be in attendence:
Crown Prince Frederik will attend on February 9 and 10 and february 16 to 19 the IOC General Asambley, and from February 11 to 16, Mary will join him to attend the Winter Olimpics.

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Torsdag 11. februar 2010 - Tirsdag 16. februar 2010
Kronprinsparret støtter de danske atleters deltagelse i vinterlegene og vil bl.a. overvære åbningsceremonien samt forskellige konkurrencer i løbet vinterlegene. Danmark stiller med det største hold aktive idrætsudøvere til vinter OL, siden de to første danskere deltog i vinterlegene i St. Moritz i 1948.
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The Crown Princely Couple supports the Danish athletes participating in the Winter Games and will include attend the opening ceremony and various competitions during the Winter Games.
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Thanks Paty for the information.
Isnt this the first time Mary atteneds the games?
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As far as I remember she visited summer games, but never winter.
It great thet come to support the danish team
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My favorite royals and my favorite sporting event! This is why I take vacation to watch the Olympics!
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