Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Luxembourg Silver Wedding: day 1

30 June 2006

Crown prince Frederik and crown princess Mary of Denmark spent two days in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to attend the silver wedding festivities of grand duke Henri and grand duchess Maria Teresa.

The royal guests joined a performance on Friday evening at the Grand Théâtre de la Ville and attended a reception afterwards.

Before that, they gathered at the grand ducal palace in the afternoon.









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Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Reopening of Ny Carlsberg Glyptoteket

27 June 2006

Crown prince Frederik and crown princess Mary were at the official reopening of the Glyptotek Museum in Copenhagen, after a 3 year renovation. The museum houses antique Greek and Etruscan art, 19th and 20th century French and Danish pieces.

Mary wore a new gold, diamond and larimar ring by Marianne Dulong.




The band Outlandish played a song.



The crown prince and crown princess were accompanied by Caroline Heering, Mary's lady-in-waiting.




Sunday, 28 December 2014

Back in Copenhagen

23 June 2006

The Dannebrog delivered the crown princes and their son, dog and staff back at Amaliehaven in Copenhagen, after the official two day visit to Bornholm.




Saturday, 27 December 2014

Summer cruise to Bornholm: day 2

22 June 2006

On their second and final day of the summer cruise, Frederik and Mary visited the town Allinge, the Bornholm Museum of Art, a fish smokery in Hasle, and de glass and ceramics school in Nexø. About 15.000 people came to see them.



Mary wore a new coat by Balenciaga.


At the herring smokery Frederik was asked to hold a herring, to which he responded by putting his arm around Mary and saying he'd brought his own. The Danish word "sild" means both herring and sexy woman...



At night the princely couple greeted well wishers from the deck of the Dannebrog before sailing back to Copenhagen.



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Friday, 26 December 2014

Summer Cruise to Bornholm: day 1

21 June 2006

The crown princely family sailed to Bornholm on the royal ship Dannebrog. They were accompanied by Christian Eugen-Olsen, Caroline Heering and a nanny. Their dog Ziggy went along on the cruise as well.



When they arrived in Rønne it was raining. Mary, Frederik & Christian greeted the onlookers from aboard the ship, before coming down and shaking hands.




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On the main square they were officially welcomed by the mayor and a local band played for them.




Before having lunch at Hotel Griffen the party returned to the ship to spend an hour with Christian.

In the afternoon they visited an ancient (iron age) burial complex, Store Bjergegårdsbakken.


In the evening there was a dinner with invited guests.

Mary wore new pumps by Pedro Garcia.



There was speculation in the Danish press about Mary being pregnant again. She wasn't pregnant, but would be two months later.

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Thursday, 25 December 2014

Leaving for Bornholm

20 June 2006

Crown prince Frederik, crown princess Mary and their 8 month old son, prince Christian boarded the Dannebrog for an official 2 day visit to the island of Bornholm.


Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Ophtalmology Congress

17 June 2006

Crown princess Mary attended the 37th Nordic Congress of Ophtalmology, at Falkoner Congress Centret in Copenhagen with her lady-in-waiting, Caroline Heering.


Mary had this white suit slightly altered. A black trim was added.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Eighteenth patronage: Danske Kunsthåndwærkere

13 June 2006

As their patron, crown princess Mary visited the Danish Arts and Crafts Association's new exhibition "A glimpse of new Danish jewellery art".


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