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Danish Royals to Open Pavilion in Brazil

Crown Prince Frederick and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, alongside Prince Joachim and Princess Marie will open a Danish pavilion on Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro on 2 August, while they are in the country for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

The Danish National House will be opened under the heading of ‘Heart of Denmark’. According to the Visit Denmark website, it will be “a 300 m2 beach pavilion”, which will showcase all that Denmark has to offer. It will include the best of Danish business, culture, tourism, and sports. More, the Danish National House will “highlight Danish core values and competencies.” The beach pavilion will include an exhibition, which will be free to the public, and also, include fun activities, games, and DJ sunset sessions. Also, there will be a 75m2 play area adjacent to the pavilion by LEGO. It was designed by the Henning Larsen Architects and is the only nation granted a spot at this iconic beach.

Further, on 3 August, the four Danish royals will attend a gala dinner on the training ship, DENMARK.

Crown Prince Frederick, Crown Princess Mary, Prince Joachim, and Princess Marie will all be in Brazil to support the Danish athletes competing in the Olympic Games next month. Crown Prince Frederick, a member of the International Olympic Committee, will be in Brazil from 31 July through 21 August. Crown Princess Mary will be in the country from 31 July through 6 August, while Prince Joachim and Princess Marie will attend the Games from 29 July through 8 August. They will all be attendance for the Opening Ceremony on 5 August.

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games will be held from 5 August to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Heart of Denmark pavilion will be open daily from 2 August through 21 August 2016 from 11am to 10pm. You can find out more information about the pavilion here.

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