Danish State Visit to France, 1965

Many of our readers were disappointed by the lack of glitter at the recent Luxembourg State Visit to France, so we are taking a look at the glittering events of the Danish State Visit to France, which started on this day in 1965.

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On the first evening of the State Visit, President and Madame de Gaulle hosted a State Banquet at the Élysée Palace in honour of King Frederik and Queen Ingrid (in the Pearl Poiré Tiara and Parure). Afterwards, they attended a Gala Performance of ‘Carmen’ at the Paris Opera House.

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The following evening, King Frederik and Queen Ingrid (wearing the Danish Ruby Parure Tiara) hosted a Return Banquet for President and Madame de Gaulle at the Danish Embassy in Paris.

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On the last evening, King Frederik, Queen Ingrid (in the Floral Aigrette Tiara), and President and Madame de Gaulle attended a Gala Performance at the Palace of Versailles.

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4 thoughts on “Danish State Visit to France, 1965

  1. Now, that is a State Visit! I was very disappointed that the French didn’t even have a black tie evening gala/event during the recent Luxembourg state visit. I thought they had more flair and “joie de vivre” than that!

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