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Princess Athena of Denmark celebrates seventh birthday

Princess Athena of Denmark celebrates her seventh birthday today. As usual, the Royal Danish House released images in celebration of the young royals birthday. The two pictures, taken by her parents, feature the seven-year-old outside, with one image showing Athena holding her mother, Princess Marie’s dog, Apple. Photo: © Kongehuset Princess Athena, who is the only daughter of Prince…
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Danish Royal Run to return

The Royal Run in Denmark, set up last year as a celebration of Crown Prince Frederik’s 50th birthday, is to return this year after last year’s success. There were over 70,000 Danes who took part last year in Denmark’s five largest cities. The Royal Danish…
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Danish Queen talks of Denmark's progress in New Year's Eve address

Queen Margrethe of Denmark spoke of her country’s progress in her live annual New Year’s Eve address this evening. The Queen began by stating, “When the clock strikes twelve at midnight, the old year comes to an end. At that very moment, we toast the new year and wish each other “Happy New Year”. “On New Year’s Morning, we wake up to embrace new days. They lie ahead…
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Prince Joachim gets behind the camera

His Royal Highness Prince Joachim of Denmark will undertake a new mission to find out who the Danish people really are as he narrates a new 6-part series for Danish network DR K which will be produced by Nordisk Film Production and broadcast in the autumn of 2019. The…
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Crown Princess Mary hosts annual Christmas event with Mary Foundation

Last week, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark hosted the annual Christmas reception for her namesake charity, The Mary Foundation (Mary Fonden in Danish) at Frederik VIII’s Palace, Amalienborg in Copenhagen. Every year, the Mary Foundation gathers at the palace with those who have helped the organisation over the past year. This year, as is tradition, the guests enjoyed apple slices and…
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Crown Princess Mary makes secret trip to Kenya

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark has made an unannounced trip to Kenya to meet with and focus on organisations that aim to improve the rights of girls and women. The Crown Princess was accompanied by Danish Minister of Development Cooperation Ulla Tørnæs. The trip was kept…
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Queen Margrethe attends military parade in Copenhagen

On Wednesday, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark attended a series of events during her visit to the military camp of the Royal Danish Lifeguard in Copenhagen. Her Majesty started her visit by attending an impressive military parade by several regiments from the Royal Lifeguard. Following the parade, Her Majesty handed over the prestigious “Queen’s Clock” to one guard for his…
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