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TRHs Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark Visit the Netherlands.

On Monday, June 20, 2022, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark began their two-day working visit to the Netherlands.

The purpose of the visit is to lead a Danish business delegation of, “…29 companies to the Netherlands and to the Danish export promotion themed, ‘ Partnering for Green and Smart Solutions.’ ”

The day began with Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary along with the Dutch Prime Minister, Mr. Mark Rutte, participating in the conference entitled, Partnering for Green and Smart Solutions, held at the  New Babylon Conference Center in Den Haag. During the conference, Crown Prince Frederik gave the opening speech.

Thereafter, Crown Prince Frederik participated in the seminar entitled, Offshore Wind and Power-to-X, which began with a panel discussion on “…how to use the technology of time to store the surplus energy that comes from offshore windmills in the North Sea, which both the Netherlands and Denmark share the coast with…” according to the Danish royal court.

Meanwhile, Crown Princess Mary officially opened the seminar entitled, HealthTech and MedTech, whereupon she gave a welcome speech. The Crown Princess, thereafter, participated in a panel discussion regarding “…digitalization in the health sector.” The crown princess also visited the Royal Academy of Art where students work with sustainable textiles and green transition.

In the afternoon, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary visited the Peace Palace in Den Haag.

In the evening, the crown princely couple accompanied by Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands attended an official dinner at the Grote Kerk in Den Haag.

HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Attends the Re-Opening of the  Designmuseum Denmark

On the afternoon of Tuesday, June 14, 2022, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark attended the reopening of the Designmuseum Denmark in Copenhagen.

After an extensive two-year renovation of the historic 18th-century building, which includes 2,500 square meters of newly laid marble floors, newly restored facade decorations, and a major climate adaptation, the Designmuseum Denmark is ready to welcome guests again.

Upon his arrival, Crown Prince Frederik was warmly welcomed by the Museum Director, Ms. Anne-Louise Sommer, and the Designmuseum Denmark Chairman of the Board, Mr. Henrik Tvarnø.

Once inside the museum, the heir to the Danish throne was given a tour of the newly restored museum and viewed various exhibitions. Thereafter, Crown Prince Frederik attended a reception at the Grønnegården (museum garden) whereupon he gave a speech.

(VIDEO) HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Participates in the Tour de Storebælt.

On the morning of Saturday, June 11, 2022, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark participated in the Tour de Storebælt outside of the city center of Copenhagen.

Tour de Storebælt is a cycling race that follows the 2nd Stage of Tour de France 2022. Based on the slogan, A Cycling Race for Everyone, the Tour de Storebælt gives participants a unique opportunity to cycle all, or parts of, the same route as used for the 2nd stage of the Tour de France 2022. The participants will ride either 25 km, 100 km, or the entire 200 km 2nd stage route from Roskilde to Nyborg. On all three routes the route cross Storebæltsbroen (the Great Belt Bridge).

During today’s cycling race, Crown Prince Frederik participated in 100km from Kalundborg municipality to the finish line in Nyborg. Over 16,000 cyclists participated in today’s race!

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HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Attends the 7th Global Conference on Energy Efficiency.

On Wednesday, June 8, 2022, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark, accompanied by the Danish Minister of Climate, Energy and Utilities, Mr. Dan Jørgensen,  attended the 7th Global Conference on Energy Efficiency hosted by the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Sønderborg.

Yesterday’s conference gathered more than 20 ministers and thought-leaders from around the world to discuss implementing energy-efficient solutions that benefit the climate and the citizens.

According to the Danish royal court, the conference was organized with the “…private sector support from Danfoss, the Danish Confederation of Danish Industry and State of Green…”

(VIDEOS) Members of the Crown Princely Family of Denmark Participate in the 2022 Royal Run.

On Monday, June 6, 2022, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary along with His Royal Highness Prince Christian of Denmark, Her Royal Highness Princess Isabella of Denmark, His Royal Highness Prince Vincent of Denmark, and Her Royal Highness Princess Josephine of Denmark participated in the 2022 Royal Run.

The Royal Run is organized by the sports vision Move for Life in collaboration between the Danish Sports Confederation, DGI, and the Danish Athletics Association. The Danish television network, TV2, is a media partner of the Royal Run. The TrygFonden, the Nordea Foundation, and the Novo Nordisk Foundation are the strategic partners.

Regardless of ones age and/or fitness level anyone can participate in the Royal Run. The purpose of the Royal Run is to encourage as many people as possible to participate in the “…sports community at their own pace and with their own individual goal…” according to the official website for the Royal Run. The overall aim is to encourage people to be physically active.

This year over 90,000 people registered for the Royal Run which took place in the cities of Aalborg, Aarhus, Kolding, Næstved, Copenhagen/Frederiksberg, and Bornholm.

After completing the five-kilometer route in Næstved, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary spoke with TV2.dk about her experience in the run, “It was a beautiful trip to get around the harbor and see all the graffiti art. There are so many people here with great enthusiasm all around…”

When asked about the record breaking 90,000 registered participants Crown Princess Mary smiled and said, “It’s absolutely amazing, as I heard my husband say, ‘It’s a dream come true’ to get so many people to lace up their running shoes on their holiday.”

Meanwhile, in Aarhus, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik completed his five kilometer run. The city has had a special place in his heart since the early 90s when he studied political science at Aarhus University.  It is also the city where Crown Prince Frederik got a taste for running. Thirty years ago, he ran his first marathon in Aarhus. Prior to completing his five kilometer run in Aarhus, the heir to the Danish throne also participated in the Aalborg leg of the Royal Run.

In Copenhagen, Their Royal Highness Prince Christian, Princess Josephine, Princess Isabella, and Prince Vincent participated in Royal Run.

According to TV.dk, Prince Christian and Princess Josephine ran the Copenhagen route twice. The royal siblings had already run the one-mile route with Princess Isabella and Prince Vincent. But, they decided they had the stamina to run five miles. Prince Christian completed his run in 22 minutes, “At least I was faster than my father. It was a bold and really beautiful route” said the prince.

After his siblings completed the Royal Run they stayed on the sidelines to cheer on the thousands of runners as they crossed the finish line.

Congrats to all those who participated in the 2022 Royal Run!

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HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Presents Scholarships at Frederik VIII’s Palace at Amalienborg.

On Monday, May 30, 2022, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark presented scholarships to two Danish students from the Crown Prince Frederik Fund at Frederik VIII’s Palace at Amalienborg in Copenhagen.

The purpose of the Crown Prince Frederik Fund is to provide financial support to Danish students, with a focus on social sciences, for a one-year study at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Boston, USA.

The Crown Prince Frederik Fund is a gift from Danish-Americans given to Crown Prince Frederik on his “…25th birthday during the Crown Prince’s studies at Harvard University…” according to the Danish royal court.

The recipients of the Crown Prince Frederik Fund Scholarships went to Ms. Tine Nielsen Hertz and Ms. Kezia Wexøe-Mikkelsen.

“Ms. Tine Nielsen Hertz is the director of Kaya Research, which is an international think tank focusing on strategic advice on the political aspects of the climate agenda. Tine Nielsen Hertz is to study a 1-year Mid-Career Master in Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School for graduates with business and management experience. 

Ms. Kezia Wexøe-Mikkelsen has a bachelor’s degree in International Business and Politics from Copenhagen Business School (CBS). After graduating from CBS, Kezia Wexøe-Mikkelsen has worked with cyber diplomacy and cyber security in Microsoft’s European Government Affairs department in Brussels. Kezia Wexøe-Mikkelsen will begin her studies at Harvard Kennedy School in the autumn, where she will work to gain a greater insight into how, with the help of technological solutions, one can create positive changes in society. “

Photos courtesy of the Danish royal court

HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Attends The Danish Veterans Association’s Parade.

On Sunday, May 29, 2022, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark attended the Danish Veterans Association’s Parade held at The Citadel in Copenhagen. Today’s celebration was held on the occasion of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeeping Forces.

During today’s event, Crown Prince Frederik laid a wreath at the Monument to Denmark’s International Efforts After 1948. He also received The Board of the Nordic Veterans Medal of Honor.

Photos courtesy of the Danish royal court