The Danish Parliament’s official celebration of Queen Margrethe’s 50th Anniversary was held at 10.00 am at Christianborg Palace on Friday, 14 January 2022 in the Landstingssalen.
Queen Margrethe, the Crown Prince Couple, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie as well as Princess Benedikte signed the visitors’ book before taking their seats with the other invited guests in the Landstingssalen (the former Upper House).
The Speaker of the Folketing (Parliament) Henrik Dam Kristensen gave an address, followed by Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen congratulating Queen Margrethe on her anniversary and presenting the Danish Parliament and the government’s gift of a work of art symbolising the ties between Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islands
The work will be installed at the North Atlantic House cultural centre in Copenhagen, which has a special significance for the Faroes, Greenland and Denmark as this is where their delegations in Denmark are located.
Artists Hansina Iversen from the Faroe Islands, Jessie Kleemann from Greenland and Gudrun Hasle from Denmark will work on the artwork which is expected to be completed at the beginning of 2023.
The artwork will be created by the artists Hansina Iversen from the Faroes, Jessie Kleemann from Greenland and Gudrun Hasle from Denmark, and it is expected to be completed at the beginning of 2023.
The Faroe Islands Prime Minister Bárður á Steig Nielsen have a speech as he officially presented the Faroe Islands’ gift to Queen Margrethe.
Unfortunately, the Prime Minister of Greenland Múte Bourup Egede was unable to attend the celebrations as he tested positive for COVID-19 the day before.
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