Sweden

King and Queen of Sweden start state visit to Ireland

On 22 May, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden started their three-day state visit to Ireland. They spent the first day of the state visit in Dublin where they were officially welcomed by President Michael D. Higgins and his wife, Sabina Higgins at the Presidential Palace. King Carl XVI Gustaf inspected the guard of honour and took part in a tree planting ceremony. Photo: Sara…
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Denmark

Princess Marie visits DanChurchAid projects in Skive as Patron

On 30 April, Princess Marie was in Skive to visit two projects supported by the DanChurchAid foundation of which she is the patron. Princess Marie first visited the company Nordic Food Partners, which produces organic rice for primarily Nordic retail chains. The company recently started a collaboration with DanChurchAid. They decided to give the rice that they couldn’t sell to…
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Denmark

Queen Margrethe surrounded by Crown Prince Family to celebrate her 79th birthday

On 16 April, Queen Margrethe celebrated her 79th birthday at Marselisborg Palace in Aarhus. The Queen always makes a balcony appearance with the Royal Family to celebrate her birthday with the Danish people each year. She usually marks the occasion at Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen, but when Easter Sunday falls on the same week as her birthday, she celebrates at Marselisborg Palace as this is…
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Luxembourg

Grand Duchess Maria Teresa talks about the Stand Speak Rise Up! Forum to Point de Vue Magazine

During the Stand Speak Rise Up! International Forum, she organised on 26 and 27 March, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa gave an interview to French magazine Point de Vue to talk about her fight against the use of sexual violence in fragile environments. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa revealed that she had the idea of such a forum when she met Dr Denis Mukwege at a conference in 2017: “I was so upset…
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