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Crown Princess Mary in Greenland

  August 24, 2022 at 9:28 pm by

Today, Wednesday August 24, Crown Princess Mary started the second day of the working visit to Greenland by attending the conference “Together on Grief” in her capacity as patron of Children, Youth & Grief and the National Grief Center. The conference, attended by representatives from the Government of Greenland and authorities, was focused on the grief. The Crown Princess, in her speech, stated that “Grief is one of the hardest … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Mary’s Working Visit to Greenland Begins

  August 23, 2022 at 8:16 pm by

Today, Tuesday August 23, Crown Princess Mary started a two-day working visit to Greenland to take part in several activities focused on the Crown Princess’s work as chairman of the Mary Foundation and as president of the WWF World Nature Fund. Upon the arrival in Nuuk, the capital city of Greenland, the Crown Princess paid a visit to a primary school. Following a meeting with students and teachers, the Crown … Continue reading

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Last Day in the Netherlands for Frederik and Mary

  June 21, 2022 at 10:07 pm by

Today, Tuesday June 21, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary started the second and last day in the Netherlands with a separate agenda. The Crown Prince paid a visit to the Technical University of Delft, the oldest and largest technical university in the Netherlands. During the visit the Crown Prince was informed about the University’s work in the field of geothermal energy and district heating. Afterwards … Continue reading

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Danish Crown Prince Couple Begin Working Visit to the Netherlands

  June 21, 2022 at 11:40 am by

Following the arrival in the Netherlands on Sunday June 19, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary began, on Monday June 20, a two-day working visit to the Netherlands accompanied by a Danish trade delegation. The first event of the visit was the official opening of the Dutch-Danish business conference at the New Babylon Conference Center in The Hague. The Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, was among … Continue reading

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Confirmation of Princess Isabella

  May 1, 2022 at 5:02 pm by

Denmark’s Princess Isabella today, Saturday April 30, celebrated her confirmation during a private ceremony held at the Fredensborg Palace Church. The Princess, accompanied by her parents, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, and her siblings, Prince Christian, Princess Josephine and Prince Vicnent, arrived around noon at Fredensborg Palace where Queen Margrethe was waiting to greet the Crown Prince Family’s arrival. Bishop Henrik Wigh-Poulsen, Royal Confessor, presided the Confirmation ceremony. … Continue reading

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Last Day in Bangladesh for Crown Princess Mary

  April 27, 2022 at 5:22 pm by

Today, Wednesday April 27, third and last day of the working visit to Bangladesh, Crown Princess Mary, along with Minister for Development Cooperation Flemming Møller Mortensen, paid a field visits in Satkhira, a district in southwestern Bangladesh. In Satkhira, the world’s largest mangrove ecosystem, the Crown Princess and the Minister were informed about the impact of climate change in this area where “millions of people have had houses and fields … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Mary Working Visit to Bangladesh – Day Two

  April 27, 2022 at 12:55 am by

Crown Princess Mary continued her working visit to Bangladesh. On Monday April 26, she visited Cox’s Bazar district, in the southern part of Bangladesh where there is “the world’s largest refugee settlement with over 700,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar”. The Crown Princess, along with Minister for Development Cooperation Flemming Møller Mortensen, visited the villages where the refugees are settled and met with some members of the Rohingya community, families and children. During … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Mary Starts Working Visit to Bangladesh

  April 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm by

Today, Monday April 25, Crown Princess Mary, accompanied by the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Flemming Møller Mortensen, started a three-day working visit to Bangladesh. The visit began in the capital, Dhaka, where the Crown Princess and the Minister were received by the country’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina at Ganobhaban, the official residence of the Prime Minister. Then Crown Princess Mary was present at the signing of a new agreement … Continue reading

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Last Day in Cambodia for Princess Marie

  April 7, 2022 at 2:28 pm by

Today, Thursday April 7, five and last day of the working visit to Cambodia, Princess Marie paid a visit to the Voices for Gender Equality project. The project works “to increase the capacities of women and LGBTQ individuals to claim their rights, while simultaneously increasing local authorities’ knowledge of relevant legal frameworks and tackling public perceptions through school and media-based campaigns” and aims to “to contribute to improved gender equality … Continue reading

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Princess Marie’s Working Visit to Cambodia – Day Four

  April 6, 2022 at 4:42 pm by

Today, Wednesday April 6, fourth day of the working visit to Cambodia, Princess Marie paid a visit to the province of Takeo. There the Princess visited farmers who work in the field of rice cultivation and grasshopper farming. These farmers were supported by DanChurchAid “to create a healthy personal economy by selling grasshoppers and thus create a financial foundation for a better life”. Princess Marie met with the farmers and … Continue reading

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Princess Marie’s Working Visit to Cambodia – Day Three

  April 5, 2022 at 2:37 pm by

Princess Marie started her third day in Cambodia today, Tuesday April 5, by visiting the Kampong Chhnang Province. Before the starting of the day schedule, the Princess attended a Buddhist ceremony during which she was blessed by a Buddhist monk. Then the Princess paid a visit to Farmer and Nature Net, a non-profit and non-political farmer organization and DanChurchAid’s partner. The organizaion, established in 2003, “acts as an umbrella to … Continue reading

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Princess Marie’s Working Visit to Cambodia – Day Two

  April 4, 2022 at 1:38 pm by

Princess Marie started the second day of her working visit di lei in Cambodia today, Monday April 4, by paying a visit to the DanChurchAid’s office in Phnom Penh where she met with the organization’s locals employees and volunteers. Afterwards the Princess visited the organization Mith Samlanh. This organization, one of DanChurchAid’s partners, was establisjed in 1994 and works with “marginalized children/youth, their families and their communities to build their … Continue reading

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Princess Marie Starts Working Visit to Cambodia

  April 3, 2022 at 11:43 am by

Today, Sunday April 3, Princess Marie, as patron of DanChurchAid and to mark the 100th anniversary of the organization, started a five-day working visit to Cambodia, accompanied by Secretary General of DanChurchAid, Birgitte Qvist-Sørensen. On the first day in Cambodia, the Princess paid a visit to the Choeung Ek Genocide Museum, a memorial built fo the victims of the Khmer Rouge regime killed between 1975 and 1979. Princess Marie laid … Continue reading

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The Duchess of Cambridge in Denmark: February 22-23

  February 23, 2022 at 4:58 pm by

Yesterday, Tuesday February 22, the Duchess of Cambridge started a two-day working visit to Denmark focused on The Royal Foundation Centre for Early Childhood, launched by the Duchess in June 2021. The Duchess started the first day by visiting the Copenhagen Infant Mental Health Project (CIMHP), “a research project that seeks to promote the mental well-being of infants and their parents”. During the visit the Duchess met with professors and … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Mary Turns 50

  February 5, 2022 at 3:34 am by

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary celebrates her 50th birthday today. She was born Mary Elizabeth Donaldson on February 5, 1972, in Hobart, Tasmania. Daughter of the Scottish-born Professor of Applied Mathematics John Donaldson and University secretary Henrietta Clark Donaldson (died in 1997), the Crown Princess has two sisters, Jane Alison Stephens and Patricia Anne Bailey, and a brother, John Stuart. Mary started her schooling in Houston, Texas, where his … Continue reading

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Danish Royals Open the Exhibition “Mary & the Crown Princesses”

  January 31, 2022 at 5:54 pm by

Today, Monday January 31, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, along with Princess Benedikte and the Count and Countess of Rosenborg, attended the opening of the exhibition: “Mary & the Crown Princesses” at the Koldinghus museum. This special exhibition, organized to mark the upcoming 50th birthday of Crown Princess Mary, is dedicated to Denmark’s current Crown Princess and her latest four predecessors: the princesses Louise of Hessen-Kassel, Lovisa of … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Mary’s Visit to Burkina Faso: October 27-29

  October 31, 2021 at 9:25 pm by

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, accompanied by the Danish Minister for Development Aid Flemming Møller Mortensen, paid a working visit to the West African country of Burkina Faso from October 27 to 29. On Thursday, the Crown Princess began with a visit to the publicly run health center, the “Center de Santé et Promotion Sociale” (CSPS), a first-level care structure that offers various services such as curative and preventive nursing … Continue reading

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Royals postpone engagements due to Coronavirus

  March 14, 2020 at 6:34 pm by

The Queen, as well as the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, have postponed their upcoming engagements due to the current Coronavirus pandemic. The Queen was due to visit Cheshire and Camden on March 19 and March 26 respectively. There have been over 700 confirmed cases of the virus in the UK with 21 deaths. A newborn baby from London is the youngest confirmed sufferer of Coronavirus in … Continue reading

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Prince Henrik’s Casket Transferred to Amalienborg

  February 15, 2018 at 8:07 am by

At 10am this morning, local time, a hearse carrying the casket of the late Prince Henrik of Denmark – who died Tuesday evening at the age of 83 – left Fredensborg Palace to transport the late Prince to Copenhagen ahead of his funeral next week. Making up the cortege were three crown cars, carrying Prince Henrik’s immediate family: wife Queen Margrethe II, sons Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Joachim, daughters-in-law … Continue reading

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Funeral Details of Prince Henrik Announced

  February 14, 2018 at 7:08 am by

At a press briefing this morning in Copenhagen, the Danish Royal Court announced that Prince Henrik’s funeral service will take place on Tuesday February 20 at the Christiansborg Slotskirke. The funeral service will begin at 11am, and by attended only by close family and friends. It will not be a state funeral. Prince Henrik’s body will be transported from Fredensborg Palace to Amalienborg on Thursday morning, with members of his … Continue reading

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