Queen Margrethe II of Denmark is marking the 50th Anniversary of the Accession to the Danish Throne today, after the death of her father, King Frederick IX of Denmark on this day in 1972. While the series of lavish events originally planned have been rescheduled for September, the Danish Royal Family did attend a couple of events today, as originally scheduled. Continue reading
Queen Margrethe II and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark are on a State Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany at the invitation of Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, from November 10 to 13, to celebrate business and cultural ties after the ‘Danish-German Cultural Year of Friendship’ last year, taking place in Berlin and Munich. Continue reading
This month, Royals from around Europe have been actively following the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as 2020 UEFA European Championship, UEFA Euro 2020, or Euro 2020, the quadrennial international men’s football championship of Europe organised by the Union of European Football Associations.
Queen Margrethe II of Denmark was joined by Crown Prince Frederik and Prince Christian for the official celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Reunification of Denmark in Southern Jutland on June 13th, which was delayed from last year due to the ongoing Pandemic. In 1920, King Christian X ratified the law that incorporated Southern Jutland into Denmark, after a period under German rule for 56 years, and the Royal Family made a symbolic journey to Southern Jutland. Continue reading
Today the Scandinavian Crown Princely Couples had an online meeting over zoom, with Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark joining in from Frederik VIII’s Palace at Amalienborg in Copenhagen, Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden at Haga Palace in Sweden, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway at Skaugum in Norway. Continue reading