Denmark

Crown Princess Mary attends Copenhagen Fashion Week events

Crown Princess Mary attended the opening of the Spring/Summer 2019 Copenhagen Fashion Week last week, attending a fashion show and a sustainability fashion fair. Presented by Kolding Design School and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Design School, Crown Princess Mary attended the joint fashion show at the Bella Centre in Copenhagen and sat in the front row as students showcased their designs…
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Queen Margrethe makes a new antependium for Gråsten Palace Church

Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark has made a new antependium for Gråsten Palace Church. The new antependium was first shown to the public during a celebratory religious service in Gråsten Palace Church on 29 July 2018. Her Majesty the Queen, her younger sister, Princess Benedikte of Denmark and Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg where present during the celebratory religious service on…
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Before they were royal: The life of Princess Marie of Denmark

In an interview for her 40th birthday in 2016, Princess Marie of Denmark said: “I had a great life – I didn’t need to be rescued by some Prince from Denmark.” Marie Agathe Odile Cavallier was born on 6 February 1976 in Paris, France. She is the only child of Alain Cavallier -a partner in an advertising agency – and Françoise Moreau – the owner of the Château de la Vernède in…
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Princess Elisabeth of Denmark laid to rest

Her Highness Princess Elisabeth of Denmark’s cremation ceremony at Lyngby Kirke was held yesterday at 13.00, and she was later laid to rest beside filmmaker and director Claus Hermansen – her partner who she lived with for many years. Hermansen died in…
Denmark

Princess Marie visits 'Ready to Start' project for autistic people

On Friday, Princess Marie visited a project sponsored by the National Association for Autism as their patron, as well as the Youth Education Center. Since 2007, The Youth Education Center in Værløse has specialised in supporting autistic young adults. The educational institution offers the ‘specially adapted youth education programme’ and collaborates with the project ‘Ready…
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