Denmark

A look at Denmark's future king as he turns 15

Prince Christian Valdemar Henri John came into the world on 15 October 2005 as the first child of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. He was born at Rigshospitalet at 1.57 am and has been second in line to the Danish throne since birth. As the heir to the throne, a 21-gun salute marked his birth at noon and bonfires were lit in both Denmark and Australia – the…
Read more
Denmark

Princess Benedikte honours fallen resistance fighters

Princess Benedikte of Denmark and Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg has attended a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Denmark and honouring the fallen members of the Danish resistance. The event in Spentrup should have happened in May, but was…
CoronavirusDenmarkEuropean Royals

Crown Princess Mary attends virtual UN Girls' Day celebration

Crown Princess Mary participated in a virtual event to celebrate the United Nations’ Girls Day, joining a Danish women’s charity to discuss how COVID-19 has impacted girls’ rights in countries like Uganda and Ethiopia. The Crown Princess was a guest of the PlanBørnefonden, a charitable organisation that works to support the world’s most “fragile and vulnerable areas to ensure the…
Read more
Denmark

Princess Benedikte discusses her passion for fashion in interview

In an exclusive interview with the Danish magazine “Billed Bladet” Queen Margrethe’s younger sister, Princess Benedikte, has talked about her interest in fashion, style and design. The princess also discusses the education and training she has received in the same field. Princess Benedikte is known for being well-dressed, both for the big gala parties in the royal family, but also in…
Read more
Denmark

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…
Denmark

Princess Marie stays busy with DanChurchAd while in Denmark

Princess Marie of Denmark had a busy Tuesday and Wednesday with the opening of DanChurchAid’s new Wefood store in Tingbjerg and a staff meeting with the organisation’s employees across the globe. On Tuesday, the Princess, as patron of DanChurchAid, opened the new Wefood store which will food, cosmetics and household products that cannot be sold in a normal supermarket. These items…
Read more