Friday, 4 July 2014

A new rose

1 September 2005

Pregnant crown princess Mary baptized a new breed of roses, named "Kronprinsesse Mary" after her. At Poulsen Roser in Fredensborg.

She was accompanied by Victoria Bernstorff, her lady-in-waiting.

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Kys Frøen

31 August 2005

Mary and her lady-in-waiting were at Århus's Musikhuset to watch the performance "Kiss the frog" by Dalgas skolen, a school for mentally handicapped adults. It was organized in association with SIND.


They left after an hour.

Two days before this visit Danish government had passed a law that permits Frederik's and Mary's firstborn to be the heir to the throne, regardless of the baby's sex.

Fourteenth patronage: SIND

In 2005 the crown princess of Denmark became the patron of SIND - an organisation that provides information and assistance on mental health issues, both for individuals as for the public, politics and decision makers.

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Meeting with volunteers

29 August 2005

Pregnant crown princess Mary had a meeting with the volunteers of the Danish Refugee Council, at Nørrebro in Copenhagen.

She was accompanied by her lady-in-waiting, countess Victoria Bernstorff-Gyldensteen.

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Rock på Rosenborg

27 August 2005

For the 60th anniversary of Red Barnet (Save the Children), patron crown prince Frederik & his pregnant wife Mary attended the concert that was held in the grounds of Rosenborg slot.

4000 people showed up for the concert on a warm summer night. It was broadcast live on Danish television.

Mary & Frederik were accompanied by countess Victoria Bernstorff-Gyldensteen, Mary's lady-in-waiting at the time and by Red Barnet's chairwoman Mimi Jakobsen.

Among the  VIP guests were baron Otto & baroness Helle Reedtz-Thott.

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