Danish State Visit to the Russian Federation; September 6-9, 2011
Kongehuset - Aktuelt - Nyheder
Shame no Mary.
Here's the official programme for the State Visit of Queen Margrethe, Prince Henrik and Crown Prince Frederik:
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
13:30 Arrival at the Moscow Airport
15:00 Official welcome ceremony - Reception at the Kreml, meeting with President Medvedev
16:15 The royal couple will visit the Pushkin Museum to mark the opening of the Danish Golden Age exhibition and Thorvaldsen exhibition
16:15 CP Frederik will visit the International Olympic Committee for the Olympic Games in Sochi 2014
19:30 State banquet at the Kreml with the royal couple and CP Frederik
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
8:50 Wreath Laying at the Unknown Soldier's tomb by the royal couple and CP Frederik
9:15 The royal couple will attend a meeting with the Chairman of the Duma
9:50 The Queen will meet the President of the Federation Council
11:00 The Queen will visit Grundfos to attend the inauguration of the production and distribution facilities
10:00 - 12:00 Prince Henrik and CP Frederik will attend a business seminar at the Hotel Ritz-Carlton, where a number of Danish companies will be present
Prince Henrik will attend various seminars including meat technology, infrastructure, food presentations and the production of grain and crops,
CP Frederik will attend seminars including energy, sustainable environment, oil and gas, Danish core competencies within the health and Danish lifestyle products
13:00 The royal couple and CP Frederik will attend a business lunch
14:30 The royal couple will visit the Moscow House of Photography with a photo exhibition on the Arctic
16:00 The royal couple and CP Frederik will meet with Prime Minister Putin at hs office
16:45 The royal couple will visit the children's ward at the Endocrinology Research Center
14:30 CP Frederik will visit the Skolkovo School of Management
17:15 CP Frederik will visit the energy house "Active House", built by Danish companies
19:00 CP Frederik will open the Danish Film Festival "3rd Danish Wave"
20:15 The royal couple and CP Frederik will attend a reception at the Pushkin Museum
Thursday, September 8, 2011
9:00 CP Frederik will business breakfast on "The Green Denmark", afterwards he'll fly to St. Petersburg
9:50 The Queen will visit the company Rockwool
10:00 Prince Henrik will open the new warehouse and distribution facility of Uhrenholt
13:30 The royal couple arrives at St. Petersburg airport
14:00 CP Frederik will visit the H + H Factory in Kirkino
14:10 The royal couple will lay a wreath at the monument to Leningrad liberators
15:30 The royal couple will attend the signing of a contract by the company Maersk Line at the Royal Yacht
15:45 CP Frederik will visit the Admiralteyskiye Yard, where there will be tours and an exhibition of shipbuilding
18:45 Prince Henrik and CP Frederik will attend a business seminar at the Baltika Brew restaurant
20:00 The royal couple and CP Frederik will attend a dinner at the Taleon Club hosted by the Governor
Friday, September 9, 2011
10:00 The Queen will open a literature seminar at the Scandinavian Institute of St. Petersburg State University
11:15 The Queen will visit a ostomy treatment center
10:00-12:00 Prince Henrik and CP Frederik will attend business seminars at the Park Inn Hotel
Prince Henrik will attend seminars including energy, sustainable environment, oil and gas, food presentations and lifestyle products
CP Frederik will attend various seminars including pig and cattle production and Danish core competencies within the health sector
13:00 The royal couple at CP Frederik will attend a business lunch at the Park Inn Hotel
14:15 CP Frederik will attend the signing of two contracts between Danish companies and their Russian partners at the Park Inn Hotel
14:30 Prince Henrik will visit the Naval Museum and open a marine seminar
15:00 The Queen will visit the brewery Baltika/Carlsberg
16:20 The royal couple will visit the Peter and Paul Cathedral, where there will be wreath laying by Empress Dagmar's grave
16:30 CP Frederik will attend a photo exhibition "Denmark in Transition"
20:00 The royal couple and CP Frederik will host a dinner in honour of the Russian hosts at the Ethnographic Museum
Saturday, September 10, 2011
10:00 The royal couple and CP Frederik will hold a final press conference at the Royal Yacht
source: Kongehuset: Program for statsbesøg i Rusland 2011
Here are the first pics of the official welcome ceremony at Vnukovo airport outside Moscow, on September 6, 2011.
** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** reuters/gettyimages/daylife gallery ** The daylife link will be updated during the day!
Pics of the reception at the Kreml with President Medvedev and of the visit to the Pushkin Museum can also be found here:
** NOVOSTI/belga gallery **
** sn.dk gallery ** BB gallery ** bt.dk gallery ** ppe gallery **
** BB: Flot modtagelse af de kongelige i Moskva ** translation **
An extra gallery of CP Frederik meeting the officials for the Olympic Games in Sochi 2014:
** ITARTASS/belga gallery **
Too much blue going on with the Queen. Nice to see a State Visit from Denmark but what a shame IMO that Mary could not go along as it would've been nice to see her as well. The program me looks packed to me but nice to see father and son have some events together.
I agree - definitely too much blue (it´s even the same shade like for the arrival), too little contrast. Never imaginable when Qu. Elizabeth II goes on a state visit.
Gosh, the Queen is a heavy duty recycler when it comes to clothes. I mean, this is the same outfit she wore to Prince William's wedding and the twins' baptism, all this year.
Does anyone remember Queen Margrethe's last state visit to Britain and on arrival she wore an extraordinary creaton in purple and greys in a pattern not unlike a Jackson Pollock painting? I wish she would recycle that outfit more often, cos it's one of my favourites!
:previous: I've always thought it atrocious, myself...lol. Exceptionally well made, but a train wreck to behold.
However, the feathered widebrim hat worn to Guild Hall was quite sensational. And worn with a lovely mink coat if I recall correctly.
Pics from Day 2 - September 7, 2011.
** daylife/reuters/gettyimages gallery ** The gallery will be updated during the day!
Queen Margrethe, Prince Henrik and CP Frederik at a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb
of the Unknown soldier, outside the Kremlin wall, in Moscow, Russia, September 7, 2011.
** Pic ** Ap/daylife images **
Visit to the Grundfos Istra factory:
** NOVOSTI/ belga gallery **
CP Frederik at the Skolkovo School of Management:
** NOVOSTI/ belga gallery **
** sn.dk gallery - Day 2 **
HQ pics of Day 1 and 2 from svenksdam:
** Margrethe… **
I see Margrethe's pink state visit suit has made the journey to Russia.
At the state banquett the Queen recycled the dress she wore at Princess Nathalie's wedding. No tiara:sad:.
Billed-Bladet - Video: Margrethe, Henrik og Frederik til banket
:previous: In light of the country's history, it was perhaps felt that any such display of Danish 'glitter' would have been quite inappropriate for the occasion.
The Queen is afterall a visiting dignitary, and not the one being visited. It's largely a different ball game of sorts and on most state visits abroad, that aren't to another royal Head of State, the Queen of Denmark's use of jewellery is quite modest.
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark visits the plant of the Danish company Rockwool in Zheleznodorozhny outside Moscow, Russia, 08 September 2011.
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Queen Margrethe II of Denmark (2-L) and Prince Consort Henrik of Denmark (L) take part in a wreath laying ceremony at the Monument to Heroic defenders of Leningrad, in St Petersburg, Russia, 08 September 2011.
Belga picture gallery
http://foto.rg.ru has a nice picture gallery of the laying ceremony at the Monument to Heroic defenders
Have enjoyed all the pictures so far of HM and the Prince Consort doing a wonderful job. Very sad news about the hockey team which must have rocked the country. I was hoping for more photos from the banquet. I do like the blue gown with white lace top even tho she wore it recently to the Heering wedding.
Billed-Bladet - Dronningen til fest hos russisk guvernør
Its well known that Fred isnt comfortable in media focus and a bad speaker but this is really bad; I cant believe that this issue cant be fixed by or for him.
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