On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark participated in theKongelige Livgardes Urparade (Royal Life Guards Clock Parade) held at the Livgardens Kaserne in Copenhagen.
During today’s celebrations, Her Majesty presented the Dronningens Ur (Queen’s Clock) which is an honor bestowed on a Royal Life Guard who was selected by the Guard Company as the “…best of the period of service at the end of his service…” in a statement from the Danish royal court. The guard is appointed by his superiors and comrades, who in the selection emphasizes both outstanding military service and camaraderie.
The recipient of the 2022 Dronningens Ur went to Mr. Mads Tjørnehøj Kraaer. Congrats!
Click the links below to watch a video from the Danish Magazine, Billed Bladet:
On Sunday, March 13, 2022, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark accompanied by her grand-daughter, Her Royal Highness Princess Isabella of Denmark attended Sunday service at Garnisonskirken in Copenhagen.
Next month — April 30, 2022 — Her Royal Highness Princess Isabella will be confirmed in Fredensborg Slotskirke. The confirmation takes place at 12:00pm with the royal Chaplain-in-Ordinary, Bishop Henrik Wigh-Poulsen presiding. After the confirmation, Princess Isabella will have a private celebration with family and friends.
For the past 100 years, Fredensborg Slotskirke has been used for a large number of religious ceremonies for members of the Danish royal family. In particular, the church has been the setting for royal confirmations including Princess Isabella was christened at Fredensborg Slotskirke July 1, 2007.
Photos courtesy of the Danish royal court/Keld Navntoft