His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Visits a Construction Site.

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On Wednesday, November 30, 2016, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark visited the construction site of the new Marmorkirken metro station in Copenhagen.

According to the Metroselskabet press release during yesterday’s visit the future king of Denmark:

denmark2“…donned a helmet and safety equipment and took a ride down the chute 35 ft underground, after which he walked the almost 700 meters from its upcoming local metro station to the next stop at Kongens Nytorv in the recently drilled tunnel.

It is not the first time that the Crown Prince comes close to the metro project in Copenhagen. In 2007 he opened the new metro line to the airport and was on board when the first official metros drove from Kongens Nytorv directly to the airport in 14 minutes.” denmark3

Photos courtesy of Metroselskabet/Ulrik Jantzen

(VIDEO) HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Opens a Conference in Copenhagen.

On Wednesday, November 30, 2016, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark officially opened the conference, News Xchange, held at the DR Koncerthus in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The two-day event focuses on

“…bright ideas, opportunities and challenges for the international news industry. News Xchange brings together 500 executives, journalists, presenters, bloggers and start-up entrepreneurs from all around the world to share, learn and cross-pollinate ideas with an array of fellow journalists, experts, scientists, artists and international thought leaders.” 

Please click here to view a photo gallery.

(VIDEOS) HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Inaugurates a New Hospital Building.

On Thursday, November 24, 2016, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark inaugurated the new Kolding Sygehus (Kolding Hospital) Patient Acute building in Kolding, Denmark.

According to a press release the new building is “…part of the Hospital Little Belt and is an extension and renovation of the existing Kolding Hospital. The new building consists of a common emergency department, main entrance, chapel, ward and mother-child center.” 

 Click here to watch two more videos from today’s opening.

HM Queen Margrethe II of Denmark Hosts a Royal Hunt. Gross.

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On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark hosted the traditional Kongejagt (King’s Hunt) in Grib Skov.

After the slaughter of dozens of innocent animals guests including Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark accompanied by her children — Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine — His Serene Highness Prince Gustav of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and his longtime partner and famous author, Miss Carina Axelsson, Baron Otto and Baroness Helle Reedtz-Thott, and a bunch of other extremely wealthy and noble people from Denmark as well as Germany gathered in front of Fredensborg Slot where they stared at a bunch of bloodied and otherwise dead Stag and Foxes for their amusement.

Gross.

Click here to view photos (WARNING some of the photos are pretty disgusting). 

(VIDEOS) HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Dagcentret Strødammens.

denmarkmary1On Tuesday, September 14, 2016, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Dagcentret (Day Center) Strødammens.

According to the Danish royal court the Dagcentret Strødammens provides “…relational and activity programs for adults who are late brain-damaged as a result of a heart attack or a stroke. The day center offers various creative activities including physiotherapy, IT training and more.  The goal is to give users a meaningful life and increase their quality of life through social interaction.” 

Click here to watch a video.  

Click here to view photos and to watch another video clip. 

Photo courtesy of M.Grob

(VIDEO) HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark Attends the Opening of a Conference.

On the morning of Monday, September 12, 2016, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark attended the opening of the 66th Session of World Health Organization Regional Committee for Europe in Copenhagen, Denmark.

As patron of the World Health Organization Regional Committee for Europe the crown princess gave a speech during today’s event where “…discussions [focused on] health promotion through the life-course and WHO reform…” according to a press release.

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Photo courtesy of the WHO Europe

HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Visits Semco Maritime.

denmarkfredOn Thursday, September 8, 2016, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark visited the “…new headquarters of Semco Maritime at Esbjerg Brygge. The visit was part of the celebration of the 50-year jubilee for the first Danish oil and gas finds in the North Sea, which was celebrated across Esbjerg under the auspices of ‘First50’…” according to a Semco Maritime press release.

For more information, in English, about yesterday’s event please click here.

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(VIDEO) HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark Attends the Circus.

mary2016On Friday, September 9, 2016, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark attended a charity circus performance, for the benefit of the Nyreforeningen (Kidney Association), held at the Bellahøj in Copenhagen.

Please click here to view photos as well as to watch a brief video.

Photo courtesy of M.Testino/Vogue Australia

HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark Presents Awards.

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On the afternoon of Friday, September 9, 2016, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark attended the 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Prisen held at the Børsen in Copenhagen, Denmark.

During today’s award ceremony the future queen of Denmark presented two awards “…first a prize for the best CSR report to a company with more than 6,000 employees.  [The second award] for best CSR report to a company with fewer than 6000 employees.  [The CSR Awards] highlights good practice in the reporting of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and pays tribute to the Danish companies that excel and can be a source of inspiration for others…” 

Press photo courtesy of FSR.dk

(VIDEO) The Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Denmark Attend the 2016 Flagdagen.

 

On Monday, September 5, 2016, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark arrived at the Kastellet (citadel) in Copenhagen to attend wreath-laying ceremony on the 2016 Flagdagen (Flag Day).

According to the newspaper, Local Denmark, Flagdagen is an “…occasion to express acknowledgement of the outstanding and professional effort, that Denmark’s deployed personnel, have made and make today in a number of the world’s conflict areas…” 

Click here to view photos from today’s event.