Friday, 24 November 2017

Danish Design Visit to USA: Day 1

22 March 2009

At 10:00 Frederik & Mary were given an architecture guided tour in Chicago, Illinois.

Followed by a visit at 11:30 to Chicago’s mayor, Richard Daley and his wife.

In the afternoon the couple participated in a Danish Design event in Chicago with works of Louis Poulsen, Bang & Olufsen and Georg Jensen.

Caroline Heering and Per Thonrit were with Mary on this week long visit, as were a maid and a servant.

At 19:30 there was a private dinner with guests.

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Gala for Culture & Sports

17 March 2009

Queen Margrethe and prince Henrik hosted a gala evening for 380 Danish artists & sportsmen and women at Christiansborg Slot in Copenhagen.

The crown princely couple, prince Joachim & princess Marie and princess Benedikte joined them.

After dinner, the lancier was danced. Mary danced with Joachim, as Frederik was on crutches and Marie was pregnant.

Among the guests was actress Paprika Steen.

Other guests included: Mads Mikkelsen, Bille August, PM Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Bent Fabricius Bjerre.

The royals left together at 01:00.

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Visiting Fred in Hospital

10 March 2009

Crown prince Frederik went straigth to Copenhagen's Rigshospitalet when the family got back from their 3 week holidays abroad. After Fred hurt his leg in Switzerland, sleighing with the children, he went on the compete in a Miami sailing race, before flying back to Denmark and getting medical assistance.

Frederik's old and close friend, consultant and professor Christian Buchwald, was there during the entire surgery as support for Frederik.

Mary and the children paid him a visit in hospital.

Two days later, Frederik was discharged from hospital. He would be in plaster for 6 weeks.

Monday, 20 November 2017

Next Holiday Stop: Miami

1 March 2009 - 8 March 2009

From Switzerland, Frederik, Mary, the children & the nanny flew straight to Miami, Florida, where Frederik participated in the Farr 40 sailing competition. Unfortunately, the Danish crown prince strained his ankle on his last day on the slopes.

6th of March: Mary and the children at Miami Beach Marina while Frederik prepares.

Mary wore a new necklace by JEWLSCPH.

7th March 2009

8th March 2009

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