On Thursday, August 29, 2013, Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden visited Gävleborg County as part of a series of county visits on the occasion of His Majesty’s 40th anniversary on the throne.
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On August 29, 2013, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark arrived at the Nationalhistoriske Museum at Frederiksborg Slot to preview the exhibition, Danmark og Zarernes Rusland: 1600-1900.
According to the official website for the Nationalhistoriske Museum the exhibition, which will be open to the public beginning on August 30 -December 1, 2013, “…chronicles Russo-Danish relations [from] 1600-1900 through a display of precious artifacts gathered from both Danish and Russian museums…” To learn more about Danmark og Zarernes Rusland: 1600-1900 please click here.
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Meanwhile, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark opened a new language school, operated by the Dansk Flygtningehjælps, in lovely Aarhus.
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On August 29, 2013, Her Imperial Majesty Empress Michiko of Japan was given piano lessons in Kusatsu in the Gunma Prefecture. The imperial couple are currently on holiday in Kusatsu for the next several days.
On Thursday, August 29, 2013, HisHoliness Pope Francis held an audience withTheir Majesties King Abdullah II andQueen Rania of Jordan at the Vatican.