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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 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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Princess Marie Opens Home To School Children To Teach Them Cooking Skills

  January 18, 2018 at 11:39 am by

As patron of the Copenhagen Cooking and Food Festival, Princess Marie of Denmark opened her home kitchen up to ten pupils from Helsingør School in an effort to teach them new cooking skills, and about food waste. She was joined by chef Timm Vladimir and founder of Stop Spild Af Mad, Selina Juul, to lead the children through the preparation of lunch. During the preparation, the three adults spoke to the pupils about food … Continue reading

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Glittering New Year’s Court Kicks Off A Royal 2018 In Denmark

  January 1, 2018 at 9:29 pm by

The first – and most important (and most diamond-packed!) – of four New Year’s Courts in Denmark took place this evening at Christian VII’s Palace, Amalienborg; hosted by Queen Margrethe II for members of the Order of the Elephant, the Danish Government, and the Royal Court. Guests, including Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, were greeted by the Queen before a banquet where they dined on scallop terrine, quail with vegetables … Continue reading

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Princess Marie Brings Henrik and Athena to World AIDS Day Remembrance Event

  December 1, 2017 at 7:58 pm by

On Friday evening, Princess Marie of Denmark took her two children, Prince Henrik and Princess Athena, with her as she attended the annual remembrance event held on World AIDS Day in Copenhagen’s Old Square. The trio lit candles alongside other representatives of the AIDS Foundation and Positive Group, who arrange the event where candles are lit for every person who has lost their life because of AIDS in Denmark. Marie became … Continue reading

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Princess Marie Attends DanChurchAid Christmas Concert

  November 28, 2017 at 3:45 pm by

As patron, Princess Marie of Denmark attended on Tuesday DanChurchAid’s annual Christmas concert. This year it was held at the Chapel of Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerød, in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, as well as the 400th anniversary of the consecration of the Chapel. Music and hymns were performed across the afternoon by the Frederiksborg Baroque Ensemble, ahead of a reception for DanChurchAid’s ambassadors and staff. Princess Marie became … Continue reading

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Royals in Denmark and Norway Mark 500 Years Since The Reformation

  October 31, 2017 at 8:28 pm by

The 500th anniversary of the Reformation was celebrated in Denmark and Norway today, with members of each respective country’s royal family in attendance. At Christiansborg Palace, the Danish Parliament, the Danish Royal Family attended the government’s official commemoration of the anniversary, where Queen Margrethe II delivered a speech, saying that “the Denmark we know today can not be imagined without the Reformation.”  A concert was hosted in the evening at the DR … Continue reading

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Denmark’s Princesses Out and About For Their Patronages

  October 30, 2017 at 5:01 pm by

Two of Denmark’s working Princesses were out and about on Monday, supporting their respective charities during events in Vejle and Copenhagen. Crown Princess Mary, in her role as patron of the Danish Stroke Association, attended a symposium at the Hotel Vejlefjord on the topic of brain injury research. The symposium was held to mark World Stroke Day, which is on October 29. During the event, the Crown Princess – in a … Continue reading

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Princess Marie Visits Autism Centre in Vordingborg

  October 9, 2017 at 11:19 am by

As patron of the National Association for Autism, Princess Marie of Denmark paid a visit to Vordingborg’s Autism Centre Storstrøm on Monday. The Princess was given a tour of the centre, which provides a space for people of all ages who are on the autism spectrum to learn and socialise, and was shown how they use digital tools to benefit those who come to use the centre. Following her too, Princess Marie – … Continue reading

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Danish Royals Honour The Country’s Military Personnel

  September 5, 2017 at 3:11 pm by

On September 5th each year, Denmark holds an official flag day to commemorate the service of their military and civil defence forces in foreign conflicts since 1948. The day was first held in 2009. Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary were present at the main ceremony in Copenhagen, held at the Kastellet, where they laid a wreath at the Monument for Denmark’s International Effort since 1948. The couple later … Continue reading

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Princess Marie Attends DEMA Emergency Preparation Day

  August 19, 2017 at 1:19 pm by

As part of her affiliation with the Danish Emergency Management Agency, Princess Marie on Saturday attended the Emergency Preparation Day held in Thisted, Northern Jutland.  During her visit to the Nordjylland Emergency Board where the event was being held, Marie – dressed in her DEMA uniform – was given a tour of the centre and watched several activities demonstrating how they prepare for major disasters or accidents. The event was an ‘open … Continue reading

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A New Portrait For Denmark’s Princess Marie

  June 28, 2017 at 3:09 pm by

On Wednesday, Princess Marie of Denmark unveiled a new portrait of herself painted by artist Mikael Melbye. Mr Melbye, who was knighted by Queen Margrethe in 1996 and then given a peerage in 2006, has painted portraits of several other members of the Royal Family, including the Queen, Prince Henrik, Prince Christian and Prince Joachim.

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Princess Laurentien Visits Denmark For Meeting With Marie

  June 12, 2017 at 10:10 am by

On Monday, Princess Laurentien of The Netherlands made the trip north to Denmark where she had a meeting with Princess Marie. The two women discussed literacy and ways to improve the reading skills of children. Also present for the meeting was Danish Minister for Education, Merete Riisager. Princess Marie is patron of the Danish UNESCO National Commission, while Princess Laurentien is the UNESCO Special Envoy on Literacy for Development.

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Princess Marie Presents ‘Prix littéraire des Ambassadeurs’

  June 9, 2017 at 2:10 am by

As patron, Denmark’s Princess Marie presented the ‘Prix littéraire des Ambassadeurs’ on Thursday at the French Embassy in Copenhagen. This year’s prize went to Rwandan author Scholastique Mukasonga, for her novel Our Lady of the Nile (Nilens Vor-Frue in its Danish publication).  The Prix littéraire des Ambassadeurs is presented annually to promote knowledge in Denmark of the culture of French-speaking countries. Princess Marie of Denmark presented 2017 "Prix litteraire des Ambassadeurs" award with a … Continue reading

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Margrethe and Henrik Unveil Statue Ahead of Golden Wedding Anniversary

  June 5, 2017 at 4:43 pm by

Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary – 50 years – on June 10, and to mark the occasion, the pair unveiled a statue in the private gardens of Fredensborg Palace today. The Prince, a keen artist, designed the statue himself and named it ‘Miss Fredensborg’. It is Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik’s anniversary gift to each other. Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary, … Continue reading

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Joachim and Marie Open Sternfahrt 2017 Trade Fair

  May 25, 2017 at 4:48 pm by

At Sønderborg Castle in South Jutland on Thursday, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie of Denmark officially opened Feuerwehr-Sternfahrt 2017, an “international trade fair for volunteer fire and rescue people”.  The Prince and Princess were given a tour of the trade fair following the opening ceremony, with Prince Joachim’s eye caught by the historic fire trucks on display. “It was probably the old drivers of the trucks themselves who have stood and … Continue reading

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