Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary have two reasons to celebrate on Sunday, 14 May 2023.

Crown Princess Mary with Princess Josephine.
Photo: HRH Crown Prince Frederik/The Danish Royal House

Both Denmark and Australia celebrate Mother’s Day every year on the second Sunday in May.

In Denmark, Mother’s Day, known as Mors Dag, began in 1929 to honour mothers by giving gifts or doing something special that day.

Crown Prince Frederik married Australian Mary Donaldson on 14 May 2004 in a splendid wedding ceremony at Copenhagen Cathedral, followed by a lavish reception at Fredensborg Palace.

They have four children, Prince Christian, Princess Isabella and twins Prince Vincent and Princess

The Royal Couple celebrated their 19th Wedding Anniversary as well as Mother’s Day with Crown Prince Frederik posting a photo of Crown Princess Mary and their youngest daughter Princess Josephine enjoying some ice cream, with a message on the Danish Royal Family’s official social media accounts.

Crown Prince Frederik’s Message

Min hustru og jeg har bryllupsdag i dag. En ganske særlig dag for os begge, som vi holder af at markere – også gerne med vores fire børn.

I år falder dagen sammen med mors dag. Derfor en særlig kærlig hilsen til dig, Mary, som ægtefælle og som mor.

Samtidig vil jeg ønske glædelig mors dag til alle mødre rundt omkring i det ganske land.

✍️ HKH Kronprinse
Crown Prince Frederik’s message on Mother’s Day. Photo: Facebook/The Royal Court of Denmark

English Translation

My wife and I have our wedding anniversary today. A very special day for both of us, as we like to mark – also with our four children.

This year the day coincides with Mother’s Day. Therefore, special love for you, Mary, as a spouse and as a mother.

And at the same time, I would like to say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ to all the mothers around the whole country.

✍️ HRH The Crown Prince
Denmark’s Crown Prince Couple on their wedding day. Photo: The Danish Royal House

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