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Queen Margrethe receives award for her historical work

Her Majesty Queen Margrethe of Denmark has received the North Jutland media anniversary award. The award was handed out to the Queen in connection with the 250 years anniversary of “the North Jutland Media” in a large-scale ceremony in the House of Music in the Danish city of Aalborg. More than 1,000 invited guests were present at the award ceremony and the following concert. Along with the…
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Danish twins celebrate 6th birthday

Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine of Denmark celebrated their 6th birthday today. They are the youngest children of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. They have an older brother, Prince Christian (b. 15 October 2005) and an older sister, Princess…
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Foundation Spotlight: The Mary Foundation

The Mary Foundation (Mary Fonden) was founded in 2007 by Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. After her wedding to Crown Prince Frederick, the people of Denmark and Greenland raised and donated close to £123,000 (1.1 million Danish kroner) in celebration of the union as a…
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Queen Margrethe Brings Family to Opening Night of The Nutcracker

Queen Margrethe of Denmark brought the family with her to the opening night of The Nutcracker, which she designed the sets and costumes, on 1 December. Crown Prince Frederik, his wife, Crown Princess Mary, and their four children, Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, Prince Vincent, and Princess Josephine were all in attendance for the revival of Tchaikovsky’s classic Christmas ballet at the…
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Queen Margrethe attends military parade

Her Majesty Queen Margrethe of Denmark presented today The Queen`s Watch at a military parade on Barracks of the Danish Royal Guard in central Copenhagen. The Queen`s Watch is an award handed out each year by Queen Margrethe of Denmark. The award is given to a soldier who…
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Crown Princess Mary Presents the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award

On 30 October 2016 Crown Princess Mary of Denmark was on hand in Odense to present the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award. This year’s winner, Japanese writer Haruki Murakami, has had his books translated into more than 50 languages. The ceremony took place at Odense City Hall on Sunday afternoon and saw a guest lecture from the author and the premier of a new piece of music which…
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New book on Crown Princess Mary to be released

A new book, written in Danish, is due to be released on 1 November about Crown Princess Mary of Denmark and her charitable endeavours. The 200-page book entitled, Mary – Princess of the Heart has been written by Helle Bygum in collaboration with those who have…
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Queen Margrethe authors book about Denmark's history

Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark has written a book entitled The Deepest Roots (De  Dybest Rødder in Danish) to be published in Denmark on 27 October. It was written in cooperation with Danish author and journalist, Thomas Larsen. Her Majesty has written the book to cover the history of Denmark from pre-historic times to the present day. Behind-the-scenes information from her reign is…
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