Glittering Gala Dinner hosted by Queen Margrethe ahead of the Wedding of Crown Prince Frederik and Mary Donaldson, for Officials from the Danish, Faroe Islands, and Greenland Governments at the Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen on this day in 2004.
Queen Margrethe wore a green gown with the Danish Emerald Parure, the Sash and Star of the Order of the Elephant and the Order of the Dannebrog. Prince Henrik and Crown Prince Frederik wore White Tie with Sash and Star of the Order of the Elephant and the Neck Badge of the Order of the Dannebrog. Mary Donaldson wore a pale blue Malene Birger gown with the Danish Ruby Parure (for the first time) and the Sash and Star of the Order of the Elephant.
Members of the Royal Family in attendance included Prince Joachim and Princess Alexandra (in the Alexandrine Drop Tiara), King Constantine and Queen Anne Marie (wearing the Greek Ruby Parure), Prince Richard and Princess Benedikte (in her Floral Tiara), and Princess Elisabeth (wearing Princess Thyra’s Sapphire Tiara) as well as the family of the soon-to-be Crown Princess Mary.