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New photo of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark released in celebration of 50th birthday today

A new photo was released this morning by the Royal Danish House of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark in celebration of his 50th birthday today. It was taken by Franne Voigt.

This isn’t the first image released by the Danish Royal House for Frederik’s 50th birthday. Two others were released earlier this year; one shows the Crown Prince in his gala uniform while the other shows him in civilian wear.

© Photographer Steen Evald

Additionally, a new portrait was revealed by the Crown Prince in the presence of his family – Queen Margrethe, Crown Princess Mary and their four children: Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine – on 24 May.

© Photographer Steen Evald

Celebrations have been taking place for several days in Denmark. On 18 May, Crown Prince Frederik hosted a special award ceremony for the Crown Prince Frederik Fund, and on 21 May, Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary and their four children took part in the Royal Run race event. The 22 May saw a reception for His Royal Highness’s patronages on the Dannebrog yacht with the Crown Prince Couple visiting Aarhus the following day. They visited Filmby Aarhus, where Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary will be introduced to the city’s film, business and entrepreneurial environment.

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Today, he will appear on the balcony of Amalienborg Palace at noon to be celebrated by the Danish people. Queen Margrethe, Crown Princess Mary and his children will also join him. In the evening, a gala dinner will be hosted by Queen Margrethe and attended by the Royal Family and guests from abroad. Those confirmed to be in attendance as of this morning can be found here. The full guest list will be released at 19.00 Danish time. Finally, on 27 May, a concert called “The whole of Denmark celebrates the Crown Prince” will be attended by Crown Prince Frederik and the entire Royal Family.

Additional reporting by Europe Correspondent Heaven Lee-Miller
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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.