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(VIDEO) HM Queen Margrethe II of Denmark Stars in the New Documentary, Kongeskibet: I Dronningens Tjeneste.

Tonight on DR.dk, a new four-part documentary will air entitled, Kongeskibet: I Dronningens Tjeneste (The Royal Ship: In the Queen’s Service) produced by JJ Films and DR.dk.

The documentary follows Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and the crew of the Royal Yacht Dannebrog during the 2021 summer sailing season.

Since 1932, the Royal Yacht Dannebrog has sailed more than 800,000 nautical miles. The yacht has visited the majority of the the ports in Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islands as well as ports in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and East Coast.

In celebration of the 90th anniversary of the Royal Yacht Dannebrog and as the 2022 summer sailing season begins next week, this season Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and the Royal Yacht Dannebrog will visit the municipalities of Elsinore, Anholt and Aarhus. The Royal Yacht Dannebrog will also take Her Majesty to the municipalities of Slagelse, Lolland and Frederiksberg later this summer. Her Majesty will also visit the Tønder Municipality to attend the postponed events from the celebration of the Reunification 1920.

Kongeskibet: I Dronningens Tjeneste is currently available to watch on DR.dk. Click the link below to watch (in Danish):

https://www.dr.dk/drtv/serie/kongeskibet-_-i-dronningens-tjeneste_309136

HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark Gives an Opening Speech at the Public Management in the Future Conference.

On the morning of Monday, May 23, 2022, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark arrived at the Aarhus Universitet to attend the conference, Public Management in the Future.

The conference, held inside the Crown Prince Frederik’s Center for Public Management, focused on several themes including, “…acute crisis management and the long-term perspectives…” as well as “what can public leaders do to increase organizational resilience…”

In his opening speech, Crown Prince Frederik stated:

“It is great to be together again… You have contributed a lot in recent years. You have set the direction and dealt with the crises. This is one of the reasons why we in Denmark are as good as we are today. But, we must not rest on our laurels. Today we need to learn from each other and from recent years so that we can become even better leaders. ”

Photos courtesy of the Danish Royal Court

HRH Princess Marie of Denmark Hosts a Network Reception in Paris.

On Thursday, May 19, 2022, Her Royal Highness Princess Marie of Denmark and the Danish Ambassador to France, His Excellency Mr. Michael Starbæk Christensen, hosted a network reception at the Danmarkshuset in Paris.

According to the Danish royal court, during yesterday’s reception the newly opened art exhibition entitled, Temps, Peintures et Nota Bene, by Danish artist, Mr. Jesper Christiansen, was on display for guests to enjoy as they mingled with each other. In other words, if the reception was boring they had something to talk about other than networking or work.

Anyway, the lovely Princess Marie has been the Special Culture Representative in the Culture Department at the Danish Embassy since October 1, 2021. The position is a new initiative to “…strengthen Danish culture and cooperation in France…” via a press release from the Danish royal court.

Photos courtesy of the Danish royal court

HRH Princess Benedikte of Denmark Visits the Island of Sylt in Northern Germany.

On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte of Denmark began her two-day visit to the island of Sylt in Northern Germany.

Yesterday, Princess Benedikte met with the island’s “…Danish and Frisian minorities and heard about their culture and history…” according to the Danish royal court. The princess also toured the List Kulturhus, visited Røde Klev and the Danish fashion store, Simonsen by Simonsen.

The day ended with a visit to the museum Alt Friesisches Haus in the town of Keitum and a party at the Hotel Benen-Diken-Hof in honor of Princess Benedikte’s visit to Sylt.

This morning, May 19, the princess visited a kindergarten and the Sylt Danish School which recently undergone “…extensive renovation…” according to the Danish royal court.

Photos courtesy of the Danish royal court

HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark Presents Awards During the Womenomics Nordic Business Conference.

On the afternoon of Wednesday, May 18, 2022, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark attended the 8th Edition of the Womenomics Nordic Business Conference held at the Villa Copenhagen in Copenhagen, Denmark.

According to a press release, the conference brings together a, “…number of leaders from Denmark and abroad as well as leading diversity experts and politicians who will meet to debate the latest statistics, trends, and solutions in the field of diversity and gender equality as well as specific cases from the business community.”

During today’s conference, Crown Princess Mary presented three awards to outstanding women for their leadership:

The Womenomics Arts Award went to Ms. Trine Dyrholm for her acclaimed career and choice of roles that show the diversity and complexity of womanhood and challenge established gender stereotypes.

The Womenomics Entrepreneurship Award went to Ms. Nima Tisdall and Ms. Christine Hebert the founders of Blue Lobster, who use technology to help create a more sustainable fishing industry.

The Womenomics Leadership Award went to Ms. Caroline Farberger, partner & chairwoman at Wellstreet, who is being honored as an accomplished CEO and transgender role model, using her platform and personal story to challenge corporate gender biases.

HRH Princess Benedikte of Denmark Returns to Germany.

On the morning of Tuesday, May 2022, Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte of Denmark returned to Germany to attend the 100th-anniversary celebrations of the Duborg School in Flensburg.

Duborg School is part of the German school system for the Danish minority in South Schleswig and has a qualifying student exam for higher education in both Denmark and Germany.

During today’s event, there were musical performances, singing, and dancing according to the Danish royal court. After the celebrations, Princess Benedikte attended a luncheon at the Royal Danish Consulate General in Flensburg.

Photos courtesy of the Danish royal court

Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark Celebrates the 300th Anniversary of Fredensborg Slot.

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark along with hundreds of citizens from Fredensborg municipality celebrated the 300th anniversary of Fredensborg Slot.

According to the Danish royal court, during today’s celebrations “…hundreds of young people performed with the local orchestra, singing for Her Majesty in front of the castle’s main staircase…”

Photos courtesy of the Danish royal court