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Air kisses from a Queen as Denmark’s Royals open Parliament

Queen Margrethe of Denmark together with her son Crown Princess Frederik, her daughter-in-law, Crown Princess Mary and sister Princess Benedikte of Denmark and Sayn-Witgenstein-Berleburg attended the solemn opening of the Danish parliament, the Folketinget, on October 6th 2020. There have been enormous changes in our lives due to coronavirus and this, naturally, also applies to the opening of the…
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Crown Princess Mary attends the Danish Rainbow Awards

Crown Princess Mary attended the Danish Rainbow Awards earlier this week to present honorary awards to businesses and organisations that show support for LGBTQ+ people in Denmark. The Danish Rainbow Awards “should be inclusive and embrace broadly,” according to the…
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Crown Princess Mary celebrates importance of education

Crown Princess Mary has presented the Teaching Award, honouring seven Danish teachers for their services to education and their roles in inspiring their students. The presentation was made on September 30th at Denmark’s Ministry of Education and Research in Copenhagen. “The seven award recipients have in various ways managed to renew and challenge traditional teaching methods – both…
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Denmark celebrates 150th anniversary of Christian X's birth

It was 150 years ago this past weekend when Denmark’s Christian X was born, and the Royal House shared a series of five photos to mark the occasion. On 26 September 1870, Crown Princess Lovisa gave birth to a little prince, the future Christian X, at Charlottenlund Palace north of Copenhagen. He was the first-born child of Lovisa and her husband, Crown Prince Frederick, who later ascended…
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Prince Joachim promoted to Brigadier General

Prince Joachim of Denmark has been promoted to the military rank of Brigadier General. The event happened in a small ceremony in the Royal Danish Embassy in Paris on September 21st 2020. It was Ambassador Michael Starbæk Christensen who presented the Prince with the…
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Queen Margrethe shines in new official portrait

A new official portrait of Queen Margrethe of Denmark has been released by the Royal House to mark her 80th birthday. The Royal House said portraits of Margrethe are a narrative of the Queen’s life as head of state: “Portraits are therefore also part of the…
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Crown Princess Mary joins special commission with United Nations Population Fund

Crown Princess Mary has joined a special high-level commission within the United Nations Population Fund to help the agency follow up on its goals from last year’s 25th-anniversary summit. The Danish Royal House announced the news on its website Thursday, saying that Crown Princess Mary was happy to join the commission and build upon its work at the Nairobi Summit from last year, which marked…
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