Denmark

Danish Royal Family attends official Opening of Parliament

Today, the Danish Royal Family attended the official opening of the Danish Parliament at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen. Queen Margrethe, the Crown Prince Couple, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie, as well as Princess Benedikte, were received by official members of the Parliament just before noon when the first session of the parliamentary year began. The opening of the Parliament takes…
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Denmark

Princess Marie attends Gadens Born's charity gala

On Saturday evening, Princess Marie attended Gadens Born’s charity gala in Copenhagen. Gadens Born was founded in 2012 by Pia Lindell Qwist after a visit to India when she saw how bad street children’s living conditions were there: “Gadens Born fights to improve the…
Denmark

Queen Margrethe attends the opening of the EventyrDronningen exhibition with Prince Joachim & Princess Marie

On Wednesday, Queen Margrethe opened the ‘EventyrDronningen’ exhibition at Amalienborg Museum. She was joined by Prince Joachim and Princess Marie. ‘EventyrDronningen’ (‘The Fairytale Queen’) is an exhibition based on the costumes and scenographies created by Queen Margrethe. The exhibition will run from September 27th to May 19, 2019, at Amalienborg Museum. The Queen worked…
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Denmark

Princess Marie visits Danish Food Bank

On Tuesday, Princess Marie visited FoedevareBanken – the Danish Food Bank – in Copenhagen, as part of her involvement in the fight against food waste in Denmark. The NGO’s motto is “From Food Waste to Meals” (‘Fra Madspild til Maltid’). FoedevareBanken…
Japan

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito reveals Japanese themed light show at Eiffel Tower

On Thursday, Crown Prince Naruhito had the honour to reveal a Japanese themed light show at the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The light show was produced by light designers Motoko Ishii, 79, and her daughter, Akari Lisa Ishii, 47. It was part of the “Japonismes 2018” events held in and around Paris that introduces Japanese culture to French people. The show lasted 10 minutes, and it first…
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Denmark

Crown Princess Mary starts work visit in Finland

On Wednesday, Crown Princess Mary started a two-day work visit in Finland. Crown Prince Frederik was scheduled to go, but he had to cancel because of his back surgery. Instead of scrapping the whole trip, it was decided Crown Princess Mary would lead the business delegation. This year marks 100 years since the start of diplomatic relationships between Denmark and Finland. At the same time, the…
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