The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Go Back   The Royal Forums > Reigning Houses > Royal House of Denmark > Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary and Family

Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #681  
Old 03-15-2016, 10:51 AM
Hannelore's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: T., Belgium
Posts: 2,270
She looked uncomfortable at arrival: the hands in the pockets. Beautifully styled, even for this semi private visit.

What did Mary say when she arrived?
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #682  
Old 03-15-2016, 10:55 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: xxx, Finland
Posts: 617
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hannelore View Post
Beautifully styled, even for this semi private visit.
A semi private visit? Both visits are on the official calendar.
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #683  
Old 03-15-2016, 11:07 AM
Hannelore's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: T., Belgium
Posts: 2,270
Excuse my clumsy wording. I mean this is a visit where some photos are taken, but a lot of it happens behind closed doors. It is after all a shelter and deals with the delicate subject of domestic violence.
Reply With Quote
  #684  
Old 03-15-2016, 11:10 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: xxx, Finland
Posts: 617
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hannelore View Post
Excuse my clumsy wording. I mean this is a visit where some photos are taken, but a lot of it happens behind closed doors. It is after all a shelter and deals with the delicate subject of domestic violence.
Thanks and sorry that I didn't get what you meant.
Yes, that's the way visits like this usually go.
Reply With Quote
  #685  
Old 03-15-2016, 11:48 AM
Roskilde's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Roskilde, Denmark
Posts: 3,598
TVFyens gallery has been updated with pictures from Mary's visit at the Crisis Center. Mary had two visits today: First at the Mothers Help House and later at the Crisis Center.


http://images.fyens.dk/74/2810774_912_572_0_0_0_0_2.jpg (Love this picture )


Quote:
Originally Posted by MidwestMom View Post
Like Frederik, she carries on calmly - with her hand in her pocket! They've been married long enough by now that they probably finish each other's sentences, too.
I also love Mary's reaction, a laugh and a funny comment and walking to the door herself She's definitely Frederik's wife.

We are told by the woman in the video that Mary came before time and therefore the welcome committee didn't reach out to her in time. Oops.
Reply With Quote
  #686  
Old 03-15-2016, 12:16 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: san diego, United States
Posts: 5,755
lol Definitely Frederik's wife she just carries on.

Very important work by Mary and the organizations
she looked beautiful

https://scontent.cdninstagram.com/t5...NjcxMw%3D%3D.2
https://scontent.cdninstagram.com/t5...NjcxMw%3D%3D.2
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...cb&oe=5751F6C8
Reply With Quote
  #687  
Old 03-15-2016, 01:33 PM
Roskilde's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Roskilde, Denmark
Posts: 3,598
I think it's pertinent to mention that:

These visits show why I think we are so lucky with Mary as Crown Princess. The two places she visited today, Mothers Help and Odense Crisis Center are using the Mary Foundation's project "Advice for Life," which give Danish battered women free economic, legal and social counseling. Mary visited them for hearing about the Mary Foundation's project in practice.

The women who you can see Mary meeting in the pictures are all women who receive help through Mary's "Advice for Life".

We have a Crown Princess whose work, ideas and initiatives reach out and help the ordinar Danes.

This year, 63 Danish battered women received help in Odense town - nationwide thousands of Danish women receive help through the Mary Foundation "Advice for Life" yearly.

More pictures:

http://www.tv2fyn.dk/files/styles/16...?itok=5qqboY4q
http://www.tv2fyn.dk/files/styles/16...?itok=Gwynmx15
http://www.tv2fyn.dk/files/styles/16...?itok=vVNxNi_y
http://www.tv2fyn.dk/files/styles/16...?itok=nSxS9rZA

**

Video of Mary being interviewed after her visit:

Billedgalleri: Mary besøgte voldsramte kvinder i Odense | TV 2 Fyn

After the visit were Mary pleased to have seen the concrete results of the Mary Foundation's work.

- I'm very impressed with the women who tell about their situation. They help to break down the taboo on domestic violence. It's something we have to articulate. We must break the silence, says the Crown Princess.

- I'm glad to hear that the work we does did what we hoped for.


Mary says more, but I haven't time to write a translation as our dinner is ready.
Reply With Quote
  #688  
Old 03-15-2016, 03:06 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: san diego, United States
Posts: 5,755
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roskilde View Post

**

Video of Mary being interviewed after her visit:

Billedgalleri: Mary besøgte voldsramte kvinder i Odense | TV 2 Fyn

After the visit were Mary pleased to have seen the concrete results of the Mary Foundation's work.

- I'm very impressed with the women who tell about their situation. They help to break down the taboo on domestic violence. It's something we have to articulate. We must break the silence, says the Crown Princess.

- I'm glad to hear that the work we does did what we hoped for.


Mary says more, but I haven't time to write a translation as our dinner is ready.
thank you for the translation
just great work being done

http://www.tv2fyn.dk/files/styles/16...?itok=H3lsdxNo
http://www.tv2fyn.dk/files/styles/16...?itok=nSxS9rZA
Reply With Quote
  #689  
Old 03-15-2016, 03:09 PM
Muhler's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Eastern Jutland, Denmark
Posts: 8,788
A BB video: VIDEO: Kronprinsesse Mary glæder sig over succes | BILLED-BLADET
Reply With Quote
  #690  
Old 03-15-2016, 08:17 PM
Roskilde's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Roskilde, Denmark
Posts: 3,598
Thank Muhler.

Notice the information: That Mary stayed for 45 minutes longer than was planned... That is typically Mary, and tells a lot about Mary's genuine commitment, doesn't it?


I saw this comment and yes, sometimes the press' prioritizing is embarrassing:

"How pitiful that the media brings lots of pictures from Queen's gala today and so we don't see our fantastic Crown Princess's work today at Odense shelter with such a seriously and taboo subject as battered women. Fortunately, the Mary Foundation fights for them. Especially the part where the psychological terror municipality expose our children and families. Thank you for your great work and your fantastic effort Dear Crown Princess <3 "

A longer video from the 19.30 news on TV2 Fyn (starts around 6:00 to 8:21)

19:30 - 15. mar. 2016 | TV 2 Fyn
Reply With Quote
  #691  
Old 03-23-2016, 10:56 AM
Muhler's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Eastern Jutland, Denmark
Posts: 8,788
Summary of article in Billed Bladet #12, 2016.
Written by Marianne Singer.

Recently Mary went to Odense to visit partners who co-operate with and who utilize Affording Life, which is a project under the Mary Foundation, aiming to provide economic assistance and help to women who after a time with abuse wish to start a new life on their own. (*)
Here she visited a crisis center and a center under Mødrehjælpen - Help to Mothers, which aims at helping women with children who have social issues of various kinds.
One of the women Mary met was Katrine Khadijeh Farzin Wirenfeldt, who expressed her feelings in a poem she read to Mary.
Afterwards Mary leaned over the table and took Katrine's hand: "That was a very beautiful poem. Very touching. Very honest and as she said herself, it's very important to put words on the feelings she has, because it helps her to move on".

Mary stayed for a couple of hours at the center under Mødrehjælpen (**), some 45 minutes more then scheduled, talking to those who come at the centers and the volunteers who work there and afterwards she said: "I'm very impressed with all the women who are willing to step forward and tell about the difficult situation they are in and have been in. It's enormously strong and courageous to stand forward and for that I'd like to thank them. It helps break down the taboo about domestic violence".

(*) Women who in most cases have had their self-confidence beaten out of them for years or who come from another country, don't know the language and haven't got the faintest idea about how to open a bank-account handle bills, let alone establishing a new home, with all that entails. Immigrant women constitute IIRC some 60 % of the women in crisis centers.
For these women the prospect of fending on their own is even more frightening than the daily abuse.

(**) No press at the crisis center I guess, which is understandable.
Reply With Quote
  #692  
Old 03-23-2016, 12:31 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: san diego, United States
Posts: 5,755
Some lovely pictures from Mary's visit
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2016/...8683327501.jpg
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2016/...8681199766.jpg
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2016/...8682233723.jpg
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2016/...8682939325.jpg
and being Frederik's wife
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2016/...8682221716.jpg
Reply With Quote
  #693  
Old 03-25-2016, 02:28 AM
Duke of Marmalade's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
TRF Author
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Posts: 11,563
what a headline! the door was closed for 3 seconds.
The awkward moment Princess Mary was left waiting at a closed door | Daily Mail Online
Reply With Quote
  #694  
Old 03-25-2016, 09:34 AM
Roskilde's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Roskilde, Denmark
Posts: 3,598


Well, it's DM

But it is extremely rare that our royals arrive to an event and the welcome Committee are missing and they must walk to the door alone... But as we can hear in the video Mary arrived in good time and Mary's reaction was just (what she is so beloved for) down to earth and with smiles and a funny comment: "There You become surprised, eh?" when the organizers opened the door and she already was standing there

That's such a thing I'm convinced Mary (and Frederik) couldn't care less about.

So no harm done. Mary stayed, by the way, also 45 minutes longer at the event than planned.

https://www.facebook.com/permalink.p...35227816664642

#IDeliver social media campaign leading to the WomenDeliver global conference in May 16-19 2016 in Copenhagen.

Mary is patron for the conference. And one of the major forces behind the world's largest women's conference are going to be held in Denmark according to our former Minister for Development who Mary worked very closely with.

Mary appears at 1:20 in the video: "What do you deliver for girls and women?"
Hvad leverer du

Picture:
https://scontent-arn2-1.xx.fbcdn.net...6c&oe=57816F3E

A thing to notice:
Billed Bladet informs us that it is our always dedicated Mary who is the woman behind the slogan "I Deliver" which the conference is called. Mary got the idea to the slogan during a working meeting with the committee.
Reply With Quote
  #695  
Old 03-25-2016, 01:39 PM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 676
Quote:
Originally Posted by Roskilde View Post


Well, it's DM

But it is extremely rare that our royals arrive to an event and the welcome Committee are missing and they must walk to the door alone... But as we can hear in the video Mary arrived in good time and Mary's reaction was just (what she is so beloved for) down to earth and with smiles and a funny comment: "There You become surprised, eh?" when the organizers opened the door and she already was standing there

That's such a thing I'm convinced Mary (and Frederik) couldn't care less about.

So no harm done. Mary stayed, by the way, also 45 minutes longer at the event than planned.

https://www.facebook.com/permalink.p...35227816664642
Of course no harm done, except perhaps to the organizers themselves as such things are so meticulously planned that any glitches are, as you say, highly unusual. For this reason (and I recall one of the British princes saying so), the 'royals' love it when something goes wrong!
Reply With Quote
  #696  
Old 03-26-2016, 04:25 AM
Muhler's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Eastern Jutland, Denmark
Posts: 8,788
I'm sure you are right, Gerry.
Reply With Quote
  #697  
Old 04-03-2016, 01:10 PM
Roskilde's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Roskilde, Denmark
Posts: 3,598
Success with the Mary Foundation's work:

New figures show that Mary's "Free For Bullying" are now integrated in more than half of all Danish kindergartens and 40% of Denmark's schools (1st-3rd grade) is now working with the Mary Foundation's and Save the Children's "Free of Bullying."

This corresponds to an increase of 130% since 2011 for kindergartens and more than 210% of schools/leisure clubs.

https://www.facebook.com/friformobbe...90961007605052

The Mary Foundation has posted yet another touching postcard send to Mary from one of the battered children (or children of an abused mother):

"It's like you are all alone in the world."
We ( the Mary Foundation) have got another touching postcard from one of the approximately 2,000 Damish children who each year move to a shelter with their mother. The Mary Foundation provides the children with a backpack including a toothbrush, a teddy bear, sleepwear and a greeting from Crown Princess Mary. Through the backpacks we tell children that they are seen and heard, and that violence is never okay.

Picture and text:

(Dear Mary. I love you. For you are sweet and thinking of others like me. It feels like I'm all alone in the world. With greeeting ........ 9 years)

https://www.facebook.com/maryfonden/...type=3&theater
Reply With Quote
  #698  
Old 04-03-2016, 01:42 PM
Muhler's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Eastern Jutland, Denmark
Posts: 8,788
Thanks, Roskilde.

Very sweet, complete with misspellings, so it can hardly be more authentic.
Reply With Quote
  #699  
Old 04-25-2016, 03:31 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: san diego, United States
Posts: 5,755
a new event for Mary was added to today's calendar,
H.K.H. Kronprinsessen deltager med Mary Fonden i "Danmark spiser sammen" | Kongehuset - Forside
she attended today

HRH The Crown Princess participates with Mary Foundation in "Denmark eat together" organized by People's Movement Against Loneliness, Nørrebrohallen, Nørrebrogade 208, Copenhagen N, kl. 18:00.

https://scontent.cdninstagram.com/t5...MTYxOA%3D%3D.2
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cg5-WXsW0AAWG67.jpg
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cg5mLh6WsAAFQ6N.jpg
Reply With Quote
  #700  
Old 04-25-2016, 04:17 PM
Roskilde's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Roskilde, Denmark
Posts: 3,598


How nice!! It's a good initiative.
(This wasn't in the official calender before tonight)

"Denmark's popular Crown Princess :) :)
Crown Princess Mary is tonight showed up as a surprise to a meal-together in the Nørrebro hall together with 400 other Danes during "Denmark eat together."

One in five Danes eat alone more than 5 days a week! Therefore, the People's Movement (which the Mary Foundation is a part of) have initiated "Denmark eat together" and tonight there are 5 big mads-common meals in Aarhus, Odense, Aalborg, Varde and Copenhagen to bring people a little closer together.

In Copenhagen, Crown Princess Mary has this evening met up in the hall to eat her dinner and show her support for the project against loneliness.

Throughout the week you can find dinners organized by companies, associations and private around the country. Find an event near you on www.danmarkspisersammen.dk"


https://www.facebook.com/permalink.p...35227816664642

Pictures:
http://www.maryfonden.dk/files/style...?itok=mLjeqVb5
https://scontent.cdninstagram.com/t5...MTYxOA%3D%3D.2
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cg5-WXsW0AAWG67.jpg
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cg5o_2oWIAIN8Qe.jpg:large


ADDED:
Mary's held a speech during the dinner:
http://www.maryfonden.dk/da/danmark-spiser-sammen-tale
__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
anti bulling, crown princess mary, foundation, mary, mary donaldson, mary foundation, patron, patronages, the mary foundation


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Crown Princess Mary as Patron of The Christmas Seal Foundation (Julemærkefonden) Dennism Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary and Family 216 11-04-2016 05:00 PM
Crown Princess Mary as Patron of the Children's Aid Foundation (Børnehjælpsdagen) pdas1201 Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary and Family 66 11-26-2015 02:07 PM
Crown Princess Mary as Patron of The Alannah & Madeline Foundation (Anti-Bullying) bbb Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary and Family 36 01-26-2015 05:57 PM
Crown Princess Mary and The Danish Cancer Foundation/Society pdas1201 Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary and Family 182 02-09-2014 12:50 PM




Popular Tags
ascot 2016 best gown best gown september 2016 best hat best outfit bragança catherine middleton style coup d'etat crown prince haakon crown princess mary crown princess mary fashion crown princess mette-marit current events duchess of cambridge dutch state visit e-mail fashion poll grand duke jean greece kate middleton king abdullah ii king felipe king felipe vi king willem-alexander member introduction monarchy murdoch new zealand nobel gala norway november 2016 october 2016 opening of parliament picture of the week prince bernhard prince charles princess charlene daytime fashion princess marie princess mary princess mary daytime fashion princess mary fashion princess mary hats prinsjesdag queen anne-marie queen letizia queen letizia casual outfits queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia fashion queen letizia style queen mathilde queen mathildes outfits queen maxima queen maxima casual wear queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima hats queen maxima style queen rania royal fashion september 2016 state visit state visit to denmark succession sverre magnus sweden the duchess of cambridge the duchess of cambridge casual wear the duchess of cambridge daytime fashion the duchess of cambridge fashion the duchess of cambridge hats


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:14 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2016
Jelsoft Enterprises