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A queen's reign told in sparkling jewels

A special exhibition marking the historic reign of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark through jewellery will open as her Golden Jubilee celebrations get under way. The display, called ”A Queen’s Jewellery Box, 50 years on the throne told in jewellery”, will go on show at the Amalienborg Museum at Christian VIII’s Palace as Margrethe reaches her half century as Monarch of…
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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark visits Lithuania on a busy diplomatic trip

Crown Princess Mary has returned back to Denmark following a two day diplomatic visit to Lithuania in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Danish and Lithuanian relations. The visit took place from September 30 to October 1, with activities taking place in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius to optimise the short time Her Royal Highness had available.  The first day of…
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A new role for Princess Marie of Denmark

Denmark has been pushing for a broader cultural presence on the global stage, and now that effort has found a prominent voice. Princess Marie, daughter-in-law to Queen Margrethe, has been appointed as a Special Culture Representative in the Culture Department of the Danish…
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Prince Felix gives up his military training

Prince Felix of Denmark, the second grandchild of Queen Margrethe, has chosen to stop his education at the Army’s Lieutenant Training. The news came in a surprise statement issued by the Danish Royal Court which read: “His Highness Prince Felix has decided to…
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Danish Gala State Council Dinner held at Fredensborg

Queen Margrethe of Denmark held a Gala State Council Dinner at Fredensborg Palace alongside Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary for the Prime Minister, government members, Secretary of State and members of the Royal Court. The dinner was held in the Dome Hall on Wednesday, 29 September, for the first time since 2017. Prior to that, the previous dinner was held in 2009. …
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Crown Princess Mary presents education awards

Crown Princess Mary helped award the Ministry of Education and Research’s National Education Prizes to seven teachers across Denmark. Presented to the best educators each year who “involve, inspire and pique the curiosity of the students,” according to the Ministry of Education website, the National Education Prizes come with a combined reward of Kr 3.5 million, with each…
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