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 living conditions of homeless children in Kolkata, India, by supporting initiatives within education and care. The objective…
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Grand Duchess Maria Teresa opens the Center for the Development of Apprenticeships "Grand Duchess Maria Teresa"

On Monday, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa was in Strassen to open the new Center for the Development of Apprenticeships “Grand Duchess Maria Teresa”. The CDA is one of nine structures provided by the Differentiated Education law dating from July 20th following the 2016 International Forum on Learning Disabilities organized on Grand Duchess Maria Teresa’s initiative. The initiative is…
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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…
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European royals attend the state funeral of Kofi Annan

On Thursday, several royals and head of states attended the state funeral for Kofi Annan in Accra, Ghana. Kofi Annan was the Secretary-General of the United Nations, holding the position from January 1997 to December 2006. Kofi Annan and the UN received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001 “for their work for a better organised and more peaceful world”. He died on 18th August in Switzerland…
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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…
Denmark

Danish royals attend National Flag Day Ceremonies

On Wednesday, several members of the Danish Royal Family attended ceremonies commemorating Flag Day. Flag Day has always been commemorated on 5 September since 2009. It was created to honour all the Danish soldiers who were sent on missions abroad since 1948. Since 2011, the ceremonies in Copenhagen were attended either by Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary or Prince Joachim and…
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