Queen Margarethe gave her New Year Address (Dronningens nytårstale) on 31 December 2017 at 6.00 pm from Christian IX’s Palace, Amalienborg, which was broadcasted on television and radio.

Source: YouTube/Det Danske Kongehus

Danish Transcript

God bless Denmark.

The English Translation


The New Year’s Address is usually delivered from The Queen’s Drawing Room in Christian IX’s Palace at Amalienborg.

King Christian X gave the first radio broadcast of the New Year’s Address on 1 January 1941, and the Queen’s father Frederik IX’s speech was first televised in 1958.

Frederik IX’s New Year Address was first televised in 1958.

In 2010, Danmarks Radio broadcasted the Queen’s New Year’s Address worldwide to Danes living overseas.

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