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Old 04-13-2016, 03:39 PM
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Don't they have umbrellas in Northern Zealand?
Nope, I´m sorry, we don´t do it in umbrellas here in Northern Zealand



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Indeed. Everybody knows Sweden is the capital city of Oslo.

I'm more puzzled they consider 12 degrees C as chill! Why, you can almost wear a T-shirt today.
12ºC degrees is cold to me. I guess people used to a colder weather will find 12ºC degrees quite pleasant. But I live in the south of Portugal, and we have a warm weather, and 12ºC is cold indeed to all of us. Depends on the region you live and what you are used to.
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Old 04-13-2016, 03:48 PM
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Old 04-13-2016, 03:50 PM
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A BT gallery: Se billederne: Her ankommer toppen af Danmark til gallamiddag

The DRF and guests: http://a.bt.bmcdn.dk/media/cache/res...70-mexiprs.jpg
http://a.bt.bmcdn.dk/media/cache/res...71-mexiprs.jpg
http://a.bt.bmcdn.dk/media/cache/res...72-mexiprs.jpg
Do we know who the Mexican lady sitting between Joachim and Frederik is?
I see Mary is sitting between PH and Fadbamsen (slang for a cold glass of beer from the tap) aka the PM, Lars Løkke.
http://a.bt.bmcdn.dk/media/cache/res...73-mexiprs.jpg
Benedikte arriving.
http://a.bt.bmcdn.dk/media/cache/res...74-mexiprs.jpg
http://a.bt.bmcdn.dk/media/cache/res...78-mexiprs.jpg
Joachim and our Marie. Notice that Joachim is wearing black shoes. But I'm sure he would like to give in to his inner hippe.
http://a.bt.bmcdn.dk/media/cache/res...79-mexiprs.jpg
Mads Mikkelsen with wife. He is wearing two decorations. One is Danish. What about the other? They said they came directly from Amalienborg, could it be a Mexican decoration?
http://a.bt.bmcdn.dk/media/cache/res...80-mexiprs.jpg
M&F arriving.


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12ºC degrees is cold to me. I guess people used to a colder weather will find 12ºC degrees quite pleasant. But I live in the south of Portugal, and we have a warm weather, and 12ºC is cold indeed to all of us. Depends on the region you live and what you are used to.
It sure does.

In the summer it's quite normal with a temperature at night at around 12 degrees C and I have often walked several kilometers home from town in my youth, wearing a T-shirt. - Okay, it helps being slightly intoxicated.
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Old 04-13-2016, 03:56 PM
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Indeed. Everybody knows Sweden is the capital city of Oslo.

I'm more puzzled they consider 12 degrees C as chill! Why, you can almost wear a T-shirt today.
Quite right Muhler!!!

Um 12C...I'd been wrapped from head to toe in a parka!!!
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Old 04-13-2016, 03:59 PM
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Old 04-13-2016, 04:04 PM
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It sure does.

In the summer it's quite normal with a temperature at night at around 12 degrees C and I have often walked several kilometers home from town in my youth, wearing a T-shirt. - Okay, it helps being slightly intoxicated.
Oh my really? I think we never had 12ºC at night in the summer. So I suppose if you had 30ºC during the day on a normal day, you would find it extremelly hot. For me 30ºC is warm but rather normal temperature. I find extremelly hot close to 40ºC, but it's not rare to happen (especially in the center of Portugal) neither impossible to withstand
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Old 04-13-2016, 04:21 PM
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looks like the first lady got a different slash/order?
http://a.bt.bmcdn.dk/media/cache/res...70-mexiprs.jpg

a few more pics from the dinner
https://images.scribblelive.com/2016...8825e5eebf.jpg
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cf8cJSoVAAAnmFY.jpg
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cf8cJS5UYAAnrZt.jpg
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Cf8cJToUYAAwhb2.jpg

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http://a.bt.bmcdn.dk/media/cache/res...71-mexiprs.jpg
http://a.bt.bmcdn.dk/media/cache/res...72-mexiprs.jpg
Do we know who the Mexican lady sitting between Joachim and Frederik is?
i think the lady is the Mexican Minister of Foreign Affairs Claudia Ruiz Massieu Salinas

Another gallery
BILLEDER Ministre, kongelige og kendte til gallamiddag | Nyheder | DR

Crown prince couple
http://asset.dr.dk/imagescaler/?file...bgColor=000000

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Old 04-13-2016, 04:32 PM
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Details of the menu, music and floral arrangements at the State Dinner:

Menu and music at the State Banquet at Fredensborg Palace | The Danish Monarchy - Front Page
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Old 04-13-2016, 04:34 PM
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Oh my really? I think we never had 12ºC at night in the summer. So I suppose if you had 30ºC during the day on a normal day, you would find it extremelly hot. For me 30ºC is warm but rather normal temperature. I find extremelly hot close to 40ºC, but it's not rare to happen (especially in the center of Portugal) neither impossible to withstand
At 30 degrees I'm immobilized. At 40 I'd shut myself inside a fridge and refuse to come out!

22 degrees and a slight breeze is perfect for me.

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looks like the first lady got a different slash/order?
http://a.bt.bmcdn.dk/media/cache/res...70-mexiprs.jpg
It's the Order of Dannebrog. The Grand Commander's Cross I think.


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i think the lady is the Mexican Minister of Foreign Affairs Claudia Ruiz Massieu Salinas
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Old 04-13-2016, 04:36 PM
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Oh Dear Lord, the DM states that Mary is the CP of Sweden in the opening paragraph. Obviously someone else wrote the title today.
I've just noticed that,well spotted and its very chilly in Denmark too!

Is H.M.The Queen wearing a Mexican Order?
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Old 04-13-2016, 04:46 PM
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Oh my really? I think we never had 12ºC at night in the summer. So I suppose if you had 30ºC during the day on a normal day, you would find it extremelly hot. For me 30ºC is warm but rather normal temperature. I find extremelly hot close to 40ºC, but it's not rare to happen (especially in the center of Portugal) neither impossible to withstand
In the summer our average is about 35. I wouldn't consider 30 extremely hot. Summer evenings rarely get below 20 here (if the day was in the 30's) unless there is a storm coming in. But when you live in a climate where at least 4 months of the year the temp is -15 and below, plus 12 is quite pleasant. At the end of summer we would be complaining about fall coming and starting to think a jacket if the day temp was 12. But in the spring, after months of bundling up, 12 seems positively warm and time to ditch the layers. I haven't ditched long sleeves just yet but no coat and we are at about 13.
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Old 04-13-2016, 05:05 PM
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In the summer our average is about 35. I wouldn't consider 30 extremely hot. Summer evenings rarely get below 20 here (if the day was in the 30's) unless there is a storm coming in. But when you live in a climate where at least 4 months of the year the temp is -15 and below, plus 12 is quite pleasant. At the end of summer we would be complaining about fall coming and starting to think a jacket if the day temp was 12. But in the spring, after months of bundling up, 12 seems positively warm and time to ditch the layers. I haven't ditched long sleeves just yet but no coat and we are at about 13.
We are all talking about degrees, but 30ºC with humidity is diferent from 30ºC from a dry summer. I'm not used to cold, I only live fine with a warm weather be it normal o extremelly hot, either is fine for me. I was in Oslo, Norway two weeks ago, and it was 4ºC, It was cold and I became sick (even with lots of clothes).
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Old 04-13-2016, 05:20 PM
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Did any danes notice the change when mentioning Prince Henrik? He is no longer called "Prince Consort", but again he is called "Prince Henrik".

Also the website has this change from "Prince Consort" to "His Royal Highness Prince Henrik".
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Queen Margrethe's speech:
VIDEO Her er hele dronningens tale til den mexicanske præsident | Nyheder | DR
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Old 04-13-2016, 05:27 PM
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Did any danes notice the change when mentioning Prince Henrik? He is no longer called "Prince Consort", but again he is called "Prince Henrik".

Also the website has this change from "Prince Consort" to "His Royal Highness Prince Henrik".
Oh my, I'm not very active lately. But why the change? Can someone explain to me?
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Old 04-13-2016, 06:05 PM
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and im pretty sure the DRF are also wearing the Aztec medal along with their slashes. learning new details everyday
http://www.medals.org.uk/mexico/images/mexico003.jpg
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this visit has been very well covered in the Mexican media
Peña Nieto llega a Dinamarca en visita de Estado | El Universal
Arriba EPN a Dinamarca en visita de Estado
México busca detonar relación bilateral con Dinamarca: EPN
Peña Nieto se reúne con la reina Margarita II de Dinamarca

I'll watch the news (mexican and spanish channels) this afternoon/night, but im positive they will be featured as well
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Old 04-13-2016, 06:11 PM
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I've just noticed that,well spotted and its very chilly in Denmark too!

Is H.M.The Queen wearing a Mexican Order?
Not just HM, Benedikte, Henri, Frederik, Mary, Joachim and Marie are all wearing the Order of the Aztec Eagle. Mexico's highest order.


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Oh my, I'm not very active lately. But why the change? Can someone explain to me?
This is most likely down to his "retirement" from royal duties.
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Old 04-13-2016, 08:07 PM
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OMG! They "moved their hands" (?!?)... What's stupid about their (actually very elegant!) outfits?!
I think it means putting their gloves on is a "stupid" thing to do while standing "at attention" during the national anthem. Basically, it is very disrespectful and I was very surprised myself.

Is it possible that the anthems had finished and it was just music being played while the Queen and President inspected the Guard of Honour? Both Mary and Marie seem too well experienced at such events to commit such an obvious faux pas.
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I was thinking the same, that the actual anthems must have ended. Its pretty common sense/manners not to be doing such during an anthem. And both women have been in the spotlight long enough. If it was just one of them putting on her gloves, I may have thought it was a slip up. But with them both doing it, I am giving them the benefit of the doubt that the anthems were over.
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