Crown Prince Frederik on Wednesday visited Camp Bastion, Lashkar Gah and Kandaha, Afghanistan to meet with Danish Special Forces and the Navy’s Special Force.
The Crown Prince is quoted as stating, “It’s been a great experience once again have the opportunity to visit the broadcast , Danish soldiers in Afghanistan. I am as on previous visits impressed with the soldiers accomplishes… The mission in Afghanistan is no longer in people’s minds to the same extent as before. I think it’s important that we at home remember that Denmark still has troops deployed in Afghanistan for some time . The existing , deployed soldiers perform , like their predecessors, some good work.”
This is the third time the Crown Prince has gone to Afghanistan in the ten years that the war has been going on for.
The ”Pas De Deux Royal” exhibition at AroS. Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik had 150 pieces of art on display. The exhibition opened on October 12.
Crown Princess Mary is currently in Morocco for a three day visit. Once she arrived in Rabat, Mary visited the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and the tomb of King Hassan II , father of the present monarch Alawite, Mohamed VI. Out of respect, Crown Princess Mary wore a headscarf. She also laid a red flower wreath at the tomb.
While Mary is in Morocco, Crown Prince Frederik participated in a “Day of Nature” with a group of school children in Nyraad.
Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik enjoying a concert in their coutyard at their French chateau, Chateau de Cayx, on August 22, 2013
Crown Princess Mary visited Za’atari refugee camp for approximately 4 hours in Jordan on August 21, 2013. The camp is home to 120,000 displaced Syrians, mostly women and children.
That was Crown Princess Mary and Princess Josephine cheering on Crown Prince Frederik at his IRONMAN race yesterday. Other fun Danish news, Prince Joachim is currently regent and will remain regent until August 27 when Princess Benedikte takes over . Queen Margrethe is on vacation and CP Frederik is in America. Right now he’s in San Francisco and then will be in New Port, Rhode Island for sailing competitions. CP Frederik will be in the US until August 30.
Crown Prince Frederik competing in the IRONMAN competition in Copenhagen on August 18, 2013.
His time for the 3.8 kilometer swim was 1 hour and 10 minutes
His time for the 180 kilometer bike ride was 5 hours 25 minutes.
No time yet for his run.
Princess Marie visited HC Andersen’s Children’s Hospital on August 13, 2013. She met with several of the children there as well as heard about research the hospital is doing.
Someone is super excited to start school! Princess Isabella of Denmark’s first day of school. The photo/video was taken at Amalienborg with Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary in hopes that her and her classmates first day would go more smoothly without the press intrusion.
The photo Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary used for thier Christmas card in 2011.
Princess Marie of Denmark looking good. You will get to see her again when on Tuesday, August 13, she visits Hans Christian Andersen Children’s Hospital in Odens.
Also on August 13 is Princess Isabella’s first day of school, so be prepared for some Danish love that day.
Crown Prince Frederik on August 7, 2013, at the Skanderborg Festival. He was receiving the Polka Verner award, the requirements to receive the reward:
"A modern man who, with his way of living his life and his involvement in the community, greatly helps to inspire others and spread the joy and excitement around it."
Crown Prince Frederik plans on passing the award’s money on to support Danish music.
Crown Princess Mary helps kick off Copenhagen’s Fashion Week on August 8, 2013. She attended the DANISH Directions trend show.