Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Danish Green Energy Visit to USA: Day 4

25 March 2009

The crown princely couple visited the new Vestas wind turbine manufacturing plants in Denver, Colorado.

Mary wore a new blouse by Malene Birger, and new diamond and blue topaz earrings.

Private lunch with local business people in the Denver climate and energy sector.

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Danish Design Visit to USA: Day 3

24 March 2009

At 9:00, the crown prince couple made a visit to Grand View University in Des Moines, which maintains close historical connections to Denmark.

Mary wore a new Prada suit.

Frederik & Mary participated in the celebration of the 125th anniversary of Dana College in Omaha, Nebraska where Frederik was given an honorary doctorate.

Mary' s new pumps were by Christian Louboutin.

Barely a year later this small university ceased to exist due to financial problems.

A visit to the 'Novozymes' bioethanol factory in Blair, Nebraska.

Dinner with business people and Danish-American representatives in Omaha on the occasion of Dana College's 125 years' jubilee.

Mary wore a new gold and diamond 'Capella' ring by Marianne Dulong.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Danish Design Visit to USA: Day 2

23 March 2009

Crown prince Frederik pronounced the opening speech at the Climate and Energy Conference in Chicago, arranged by city of Chicago and the Danish Embassy in Washington DC.

After the conference.

Frederik & Mary were given a presentation of Chicago's green initiatives, including visits to Chicago's "green roofs".

Lunch with the conference delegates.

A visit at The Danish Old People’s Home of Chicago.

A dinner reception with representatives of the Danish-American community in Des Moines, Iowa.

Friday, 24 November 2017

Danish Design Visit to USA: Day 1

22 March 2009

At 10:00 Frederik & Mary were given an architecture guided tour in Chicago, Illinois.

Followed by a visit at 11:30 to Chicago’s mayor, Richard Daley and his wife.

In the afternoon the couple participated in a Danish Design event in Chicago with works of Louis Poulsen, Bang & Olufsen and Georg Jensen.

Mary wore a new jacket by Malene Birger.

Caroline Heering and Per Thonrit were with Mary on this week long visit, as were a maid and a servant.

At 19:30 there was a private dinner with guests.

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