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Queen Margrethe II celebrates her golden jubilee: the royals show off

Queen Margrethe II has reached a special milestone in her life. The Danish royals celebrated their golden jubilee with the regent.

Copenhagen – The big ceremony on the occasion of Queen Margrethe’s (81) jubilee had to be postponed due to the corona pandemic, but the monarch was able to enjoy loving congratulations from her closest relatives*.

Queen Margrethe II celebrates her golden jubilee: the royals show off

Actually, there should have been a relaxed atmosphere all over Denmark on January 14th. On this important day, the entire nation wanted to celebrate the 50th anniversary of her government with her likeable regent. Unfortunately, Corona thwarted the plans. An extensive event is now to be made up for in late summer. Queen Margrethe* had to be content with a smaller party for the time being, but all her loved ones were by her side and celebrated her properly.

Königin Margrethe II. von Dänemark geht lächelnd über einen roten Teppich.


Queen Margrethe II initially only celebrated her 50th anniversary in a small circle.

The red carpet was rolled out in front of Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen to greet the royal anniversary guests in a fitting manner. Some Royal fans had also gathered there to cheer their head of state.

Queen Margrethe II celebrates her golden jubilee:

At the celebrations in Parliament, Margrethe was able to receive congratulations from the Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (44). In addition to the monarch, Crown Prince Frederik* (53), Crown Princess Mary* (49), Prince Joachim* (52), Princess Marie* (45) and Margrethe’s sister Princess Benedikte (77) were present at the reception.

Kronprinz Frederik, Kronprinzessin Mary, Prinzessin Marie und Prinz Joachim gehen über einen roten Teppich.


Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, as well as Princess Marie and Prince Joachim attended the celebrations.

Actually, Anne-Marie of Denmark* (75), the second sister of the regent, should have been present. Due to the corona infection of her husband Konstantin von Greece* (81), much to her regret, she was not able to travel from Athens to Copenhagen.

Prinzessin Benedikte ist ganz in Violett gekleidet und hält einen Blumenstrauß in der Hand.


Princess Benedikte also supported her sister Margrethe on her big day.

In addition to the reception in Parliament, a wreath-laying ceremony took place at the grave of Queen Margrethe’s parents, King Frederik IX. (72, † 1972) and Queen Ingrid (90, † 2000) in Roskilde. All other program items had been canceled *. At the big anniversary celebration in September there will be a festival service and a gala dinner, among other things. * is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.

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