Saturday, 31 May 2014

Visit of president Bush

7 July 2005

US president Bush, accompanied by his wife Laura and daughter Jenna, made an official visit to Denmark.

They arrived by helicopter at Fredensborg estate where they staid as guests.

At night a state banquet was hosted in the president's honour by queen Margrethe at Fredensborg palace. Among guests were prime minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Arnold Mærsk McKinney.

Mary wore a new blouse by Heartmade.

Friday, 30 May 2014

At Margretheskolen's fashion show + court reception

29 June 2005

Pregnant crown Princess Mary, accompanied by her lady-in-waiting countess Victoria Bernstorff-Gyldensteen, and by princess Benedikte, attended the exam fashion show of the Margrethe School at Store Vega in Copenhagen.

Princess Benedikte is the patron of this fashion design school.

Mary was seated next to the founder of the school, Inga Madsen. 

Mary wore a new dress by Heartmade.

In the late afternoon Mary & Frederik attended a diplomatic reception at Amalienborg palace, alongside queen Margrethe, prince Henrik and Per Thornit.

Ninth patronage: Børnehjælpsdagen

28 June 2005

After the Kidney Association, Danish Children's Aid Foundation also received a visit from their new patron, (pregnant) crown princess Mary.

Eighth patronage: Nyreforeningen

28 June 2005

Danish Kidney Association received a visit from their new patron, (pregnant) crown princess Mary. She was informed about the working and activities of the organisation.

Mary wore a new wrap dress by Diane von Fürstenberg.

Thursday, 29 May 2014

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Faroe visit: day 5

23 June 2005

On the final day of their visit to the Faroe islands, the Danish royals visited the island Vagur.

Mary wore a new bonnet by Susanne Juul.

Afterwards there was a press conference. Mary told the journalists her pregnancy was going very well, and she'd been able to do all she planned for this trip.

Around 17.00 the royals left for Denmark again, by plane.

Monday, 26 May 2014

Faroe visit: day 4

22 June 2005

The Danish royals made a visit to Klaksvig, the Faroe's second largest town, on the isle Bordoy.

Mary arrived in traditional costume again.

Afterwards it was on to the town Fuglafjordur on Eysturoy. The ladies changed to modern clothes again.

Mary was expecting Christian.

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Faroe visit: day 3

21 June 2005

The Danish royals visited the island Sandoy. Margrethe and pregnant Mary started the day in traditional costume.

Later they changed to contemporary daywear.


Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Faroe visit: day 2

20 June 2005

Around noon the visit to the Faroe Islands officially started when the Dannebrog arrived at Torshavn, the capital.

Mary carried a new Prada purse.

Later that day the queen & the crown princess changed into the traditional costume of the Faroe Islands.

At night there was a reception with traditional song and dance.

Monday, 19 May 2014

Faroe visit: day 1 - arrival

19 June 2005

Federik & (pregnant) Mary arrived by plane on the Faeroe islands. Margrethe & Henrik arrived in another plane. The 2 couples were then driven by car to the Dannebrog, which was their "hotel" for the duration of the visit.

Færøerne visit

In June 2005 Frederik & Mary -who was expecting Christian- made a 5-day official visit to the Faroe islands. They were accompanied by queen Margrethe II and prince Henrik.

Like Greenland, the Faroe are a self-governing autonomous region of Denmark. They are situated halfway between Norway and Iceland.

Unlike the love Frederik and Mary cherish for Greenland - they have often visited the country, both on official, charitable, sportive and private occasions, posed in Greenlandic traditional costume for their christmas cards and have given their twins Inuit names - they have so far never returned to the Faroe islands.

The Faroe have about the same population as Greenland (around 50.000) and hold a great natural beauty. The country however doesn't have the same economic interests as Greenland, think: gas and oil reserves.

Sunday, 18 May 2014

Fashion Design Academy show

16 June 2005

With her lady-in-waiting, pregnant Mary was a guest of honour at the fashion show of Fashion Design Akademiet, in Copenhagen.



Mary wore new earrings by Pureheart, Henriette Zobel's brand.

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