It was in Kolding, on Monday January 31, 2022, that the festivities to celebrate the 50th birthday of Princess Mary of Denmark began. Of course, the 49-year-old Princess Royal was accompanied by her husband, Crown Prince Frederik, 53. In addition to the festivities themselves, this event was marked by tender gestures between the royal couple. The Crown Prince tenderly held his wife’s hand. The father of Christian from Denmark, Isabella from Denmark, Vincent from Denmark and Josephine from Denmark also told her he was very proud of her, according to Danish magazine Billed Bladet.

All the gestures of Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark testified to a love stronger than ever for his companion, Princess Mary of Denmark. The latter was present at Koldinghus, the castle of Kolding, to launch the festivities for its 50th anniversary. Remember that Princess Mary of Denmark will be 50 years old on February 5th. To mark this event, an exhibition has been set up. An exhibition that highlights the role of Princess Mary as the wife of the heir to the throne of Denmark. We see in particular the portrait of Princess Mary of Denmark with the 4 crown princesses before her. They are Louise from Hesse-Kassel, Lovisa from Sweden-Norway, Alexandrine from Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Ingrid from Sweden. In addition to these portraits and some texts, the exhibition also highlights certain objects such as clothing, furniture, paintings and many others. The exhibition includes “the adornment of rubies and diamonds that Désirée Clary wore for the coronation of Emperor Napoleon 1st”. Adornment which was given to Princess Mary of Denmark by Queen Margrethe II.

Princess Mary of Denmark highlights her journey and her commitment

With this exhibition, Princess Mary of Denmark evokes what she sees in these queens of the past according to the Danish Court. The mother of Christian of Denmark, Isabella of Denmark, Vincent of Denmark and Josephine of Denmark would also state there the inspiration and admiration she has for these queens. “As crown princess, you are faced with the challenge of having to occupy a very central place in a foreign country,” said the princess of Denmark. “You have to learn a new language and a new culture, while many eyes are on you,” she continued. “There is a strong feeling that there is a lot to do. But also great opportunities to shape your own role,” she concludes.

Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark © Ritzau Scanpix

Lara T.
Lara T.

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