Tag: Queen Margrethe

Jewelry at Queen Margrethe’s anniversary
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Jewelry at Queen Margrethe’s anniversary

The great advantage of an exhibition like “En Dronningens Smykkeskrin. 50 år på tronen fortalt i smykker” (A Queen’s Jewellery Box. 50 years on the throne told through jewellery) is that you can actually tell beforehand which jewelry will be worn at a huge event like the 50th anniversary on the throne of Queen Margrethe […]

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The Queen is dead, long live the Queen!
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The Queen is dead, long live the Queen!

It have been some strange days. From Thursday to Friday I was in Copenhagen, Denmark, for the 50th anniversary on the throne of Queen Margrethe II. I had just gone through security at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam when checking my phone, I discovered messages about Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain […]

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A Queen’s Jewellery Box
Exhibitions, Travel

A Queen’s Jewellery Box

If there is one thing you should see at the moment when visiting Copenhagen, Denmark, these days, it certainly is the exhibition “A Queen’s Jewellery Box. 50 years on the throne told through jewellery” at the Amalienborg Museum in Christian VIII’s Palace. The exhibition opened in January 2022 and can be visited until 23 October […]

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Margrethe II Queen for 50 years
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Margrethe II Queen for 50 years

One week to go until Queen Margrethe II of Denmark finally will be able to celebrate the 50th Jubilee of her accession to the Danish throne. After her 80th birthday celebrations had been cancelled in April 2020, also most festivities on the occasion of the jubilee had to be postponed in January 2022. Several events […]

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Great exhibitions in Denmark Photo: Jens Peter Engedal / Kongernes Samling
Exhibitions, Travel

Great exhibitions in Denmark

The 50th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Queen Margrethe II and the 50th birthday of Crown Princess Mary have inspired several Danish museums to organize royal exhibitions. I was planning to travel to Denmark in September for the celebration of the jubilee (10-11 September). But as at least two exhibitions already end […]

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Queen Margrethe’s 80th birthday exhibition
Exhibitions, Travel

Queen Margrethe’s 80th birthday exhibition

Also for Queen Margrethe II of Denmark the year of her 80th birthday didn’t exactly go as planned. No big celebrations, and several other events were either postponed or cancelled. While her birthday was already on April 16, only two months later, on June 16, she could open the birthday exhibition “The Faces of the […]

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Singing – A new way to celebrate royal birthdays! Photo & Copyright: Kongehuset/Per Morten Abrahamsen
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Singing – A new way to celebrate royal birthdays!

It seems to be the new way to celebrate royal birthdays at the moment. More than 100.000 Danes sang for their Queen, Margrethe II, on 16 April, and she watched it herself, as it was all shown live on national TV. At the end she shortly appeared in the doorway of the Fredensborg Palace and […]

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