Christmas In Queen Margrethe’s Attic

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark is sharing a Christmas Calendar for the third year since The Royal Danish House has been on Instagram. This year's calendar begins with 'Once upon a time', featuring four elves' quest to find a rice pudding in Fredensborg Palace's old attic in the days leading up to Christmas Eve. Along…

Queen Margrethe II Thanks Danish Public For Their Support

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark has thanked well-wishers following the funeral of her late husband, Prince Henrik, on Tuesday, 20 February 2018. The Queen's message translated into English. Amalienborg, 21 February 2018 For me and my family, it has been deeply moving to experience the warmth and sympathy that has flowed from all parts of…

Prince Henrik’s Final Journey To Copenhagen

Prince Henrik’s coffin began the 40-kilometre journey in a hearse from Fredensborg Palace south to Copenhagen so Danes can pay their last respects. The Danish Royal Family had declared a month of mourning after Prince Henrik died in his sleep on Tuesday, 13 February, at 11.18 pm at Fredensborg Palace where he wanted to spend…

Prince Henrik Funeral Arrangements

The Danish Royal Court has announced a salute will be fired in Prince Henrik’s honour on Thursday, 15 February, at 8.00 am (local time) from Christian VI’s Battery at Kronberg Castle in Helsingør. The Royal Family will accompany the hearse as it leaves Fredensborg at 10.00 am to Copenhagen, about 40 kilometres and arrive around…

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark’s New Year Address, 2017

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 History The New Year's Address is usually delivered from The Queen’s reception room in Christian…

Danish Royal Twins Start School

Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary proudly participated in a photo call as their youngest children, Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine, prepare for their first day of school on Tuesday, 15 August 2017. The photo call was held outside Frederik VIII's Palace, at Amalienborg, before the school run. Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine begin…

Queen Margrethe II celebrates her 77th birthday at Marselisborg Palace

Queen Margrethe celebrated her 77th birthday with her family at Marselisborg Castle on 16 April 2017, instead of Amalienborg The Queen's birthday coincided with Easter Sunday this year. Det er H.M. Dronningens fødselsdag. Fra klokken 11.20 åbnes portene til Marselisborg Slot og publikum kan få adgang til Slotshaven, hvor Dronningen og den kongelige familie klokken…

Podcast: Imperial Palace Swap, Royal Visit, Westminster & Children Helping Children

Japanese Imperial Palace swap, Belgian State Visit to Denmark, Princes' visits following Westminster Terrorist attack and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia's charity drive. Imperial Palace Swap? Find out why Emperor Akihito and Crown Prince Naruhito are planning to swap royal residencies. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde Visit Denmark Kronprinsparret og D.M. Kong Philippe og Dronning…

European Royalty Farewells Prince Richard

Members of European royal families attended the funeral of Prince Richard, held on Tuesday, 21 March 2016, at 2.00 pm at the Evangelische Stadtkirche Bad Berleburg. Embed from Getty Images HH Prince Richard’s son and heir, Prince Gustav, walked behind his father’s coffin, draped in the family’s flag, during the procession from the family home…

Denmark’s King Frederik IX’s Funeral, 24 January 1972

Denmark's King Frederik IX was laid to rest among his royal ancestors amidst pomp and pageantry in Roskilde Cathedral on 24 January 1972. King Frederik fell ill shortly after giving his New Year's Address to the nation on 31 December 1971, and he was rushed to hospital days later suffering from a heart attack. He…