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Old 10-25-2007, 02:41 PM
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mary looked lovely in that grey dress... red always seems to lighten her up as well.
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Integration Prize Presentation Oct. 25, 2007

For those who may be slightly interested the recipients of the prize can be found here, which is in Danish. For our English speakers here is this list:

The employment prize:
Oracle Denmark ApS with the project Mentorordning for new Danes.


The enthusiast prize:
The NTACT-fund, Betty Nansen Teatret and the C project

Integration Town prize:
Odense Integrationsråd,

The municipal prize:
Vejle Kommune and the Byen in balance project

The school and education prize:
Rådmandsgades Skole in København N with the project Ildsjæle on Nørrebro.

The English version was translated by these people.
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Old 10-26-2007, 12:20 AM
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A great video clip of today's event. If that doesn't excite you, the reporter was able to speak to Mary for a bit. She has a lovely voice and the news clip details the event with Mary's thoughts on top of it. Plus some lovely photos courtesy of the fantastic blog, Mary en Maxima.
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Old 10-26-2007, 02:37 AM
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A great video clip of today's event. If that doesn't excite you, the reporter was able to speak to Mary for a bit. She has a lovely voice and the news clip details the event with Mary's thoughts on top of it. Plus some lovely photos courtesy of the fantastic blog, Mary en Maxima.
Thanks for the great clip GlitteringTiaras
Cute final comment from Mary; one of the prizes - for the school at Nørrebro - was in appreciation of this school's ability to make it's pupils better and faster readers than the average pupil in Denmark - in spite of the fact that 3 out of 4 pupils have immigrant backgrounds. And asked Mary did admit that the Danish language had been one of the most difficult things for her; when the interviewer said 'but you are quite good!' - she beamed a 'Tusind tak' (thank you so much).
Mary still has an accent of course, but she seems more easily fluent - and appears more secure - each time we hear her speak Danish.
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Old 10-26-2007, 02:51 AM
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No problem.

I must say Mary's Danish is pretty good; glad to see she's moving forward, for the language is not easy to master.

In the meantime, this new blog, by someone... I have no idea who, has some beautiful photos of Mary highlighting her daily events.

Enjoy!
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Old 10-26-2007, 05:02 AM
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Danish royal watchers have quite a few videos from the event & abit more information of the event. personally, this was a very intresting event
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"prizes honour a focus on fighting social exclusion and efforts toward developing more inclusive communities and work environments in Denmark."
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Old 10-26-2007, 06:29 AM
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There is a rather good pic of Mary at the gossip site of TV2 - TV 2 Vip - Elegant Mary uddelte integrationspriser - and a short video clip.

Still think her outfit looked good - love the jacket
The outfit his nice. I think shaking hands and smilling is a very important thing to do when we are a Royal.
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Old 10-29-2007, 02:57 AM
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Old 10-29-2007, 09:34 AM
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Thank you dazzling! I loved these pictures!
Mary is lovely and it seems, by her face expression, life was going so well for her.
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can anyone tell us what mary is telling the reporter in this video?

TV 2 Nyhederne
She talks about importance of integration, of being able to live together - and that this was the celebration of these efforts.
And she mentioned the importance of language - and admitted that this has been a difficult thing for herself as well (I have mentioned her language comments in post #59 in this thread if you want to see it )
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The Crown Princess Mary as patron of the The Danish Refugee Council, will visit the nex 13 May the The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva.

D.K.H. Kronprinsparret - D.K.H. Kronprinsen og Kronprinsessens kalender
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The Crown Princess Mary as patron of the The Danish Refugee Council, will visit the next 13 May the The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva.

D.K.H. Kronprinsparret - D.K.H. Kronprinsen og Kronprinsessens kalender
Program for the DRC portion of the visit:

May 13, 2008
12:00 - Welcome by the High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr António Guterres, UNHCR staff and children of Danish staff. Photo opportunity. Meeting with the High Commissioner. Working lunch hosted by the High Commissioner (at UNHCR Headquarters). Informal briefings/discussions with Department of International Protection Services, Division of Operattional Services (emergency room demonstration), and Regional Bureau for Africa.
15:15-15:30 - Farewell meeting with the High Commissioner in foyer of UNHCR. Photo opportunities in front of the UNHCR sign, Nansen statue and Nobel Peace Prize.
15:30 - Departure from UNHRC Headquarters.
Evening - Dinner hosted by Ambassador Marie-Louise Overvad. Photo opportunity outside upon arrival.



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Old 05-13-2008, 12:09 PM
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Article and Picture about the visit from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' website.

UNHCR - Denmark's Crown Princess Mary visits UNHCR headquarters
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Old 05-13-2008, 06:31 PM
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As always Paty, you are a gem. First one with the news Thank you ! Pretty coloured top Mary is wearing.
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Old 05-14-2008, 05:00 AM
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Thank you missjane!

Another article and photos. Click nex to see them

Princess Mary visits Switzerland | Mercury - The Voice of Tasmania

Also, Danish Royal Watchers has more information about this visit.

Danish Royal Watchers: Mary in Geneva for visit with UNHCR & WHO
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Old 05-15-2008, 04:30 AM
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Thaks Paty, I love seeing Princess Mary involved with such great causes. I also like what she is wearing.
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Today Crown Princess Mary as patron of the The Danish Refugee Council was presented at the handing out of the Integration Prize "The golden Frog" in Vollsmose's new Culture House.

Fyens Stiftstidende - Odense - Mary fik frøen tilbage i Vollsmose


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Here is another article (not in english, sorry) & a picture.
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Thank you for the pictures. There is also a video in that article from dazzling which is in danish but you do hear Mary speaking. I love that jacket she wearing and yes it is recycled.
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Old 05-19-2008, 05:41 AM
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Tons of pictures here and even more here. Mary looked lovely, loved the outfit. Second link of pictures, the young covered girl with Mary is such a lovely picture.
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