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Princess Marie attends the 80th anniversary celebrations of the Lecturer's Order.

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Yesterday, Princess Marie attended the 80th anniversary celebrations of the Lecturer's Order at the University of Copenhagen.

The Lecturer's Order is an order for Danish professors who teach the danish language and the danish culture to students abroad.


Princess Marie opened the event with a speech. Other guests included Anne Knudsen, author Jens Christian Grondahl and a formed danish lecturer in Poland as well as translators, Danish students, business leaders and the students of the University of Copenhagen. All of the guests will talk about their experiences with foreign languages around the world and how important it is to learn foreign language.

You can read Marie's speech here.

Princess Marie is very involved in the teaching and sharing of different languages and cultures abroad. She was born in France, studied in Switzerland , worked in New York and is now living in Denmark and she said many times how important it was to her to learn and adapt to these new cultures. …

Princess Marie attends the L'Oreal-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science 2017

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Today, Princess Marie attended the L'Oréal-UNESCO Awards for Women in Science 2017 as Patron of the Danish Committee of UNESCO. These awards were created in Denmark in 2007 by the L'Oreal Foundation and UNESCO. The awards exist in different countries as well.

Princess Marie has previously attended in 2013 and in 2015 . Over the years , 97 awards have been given in different countries and two recipients have won a Nobel Prize. This year's Danish edition was special as it was the 10th anniversary of the awards in Denmark.


The awards aims to recognize women in science and push women to expose their ideas and their works. Each year, three women are chosen among the contestants to receive the awards. This year's winners are Katrine Ter-Borch Gram Schjoldager from the University of Copenhagen, Kirsten Marie Ornsbjerg from the Chemical Institute of the University of Copenhagen and Sofia Ribeiro from the Geological Survey for Denmark and Greenland Institute. Each winner also g…

Princess Marie attends World AIDS Day event

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Today, Princess Marie ,as Patron of AIDS-Fondet, attended an event in honor of World AIDS Day.
Princess Marie is Patron of AIDS-Fondet since December 1st, 2012. She is very involved in the cause and she attended AIDS-Fondet's Christmas concert last week.


Marie brought her children, Prince Henrik and Princess Athena, with her. She had also brought them the last time she attended the event in 2014 (with Prince Nikolai and Prince Felix).



Each year, candles are lit in honor of those who lost their lives because of HIV. This event was created in 1994 by the Positive Group. The Positive Group offers support for people infected by HIV.


In honor of World AIDS Day, Marie gave an interview to Out & About, a Danish LGBTQ magazine, you can read the translation I made here.


Princess Marie wore a new black double breasted coat with a red turtleneck top and black pants.
I don't have enough photos to be sure but I believe she also wore her Sergio Rossi black suede ankle boots and her Christi…

Princess Marie gives an interview to 'Out & About'

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Princess Marie is on the cover of Danish magazine 'Out & About' for their December issue ! Out & About is a LGBTQ magazine. I translated the full interview below.


The 1st of December is World AIDS Day, which is marked worldwide. In Copenhagen, the attention is especially directed at Gammeltorv, where the Positivgruppen lights 2000 candles in memory of the people in Denmark who are dead of AIDS.
An important guest at the lightning is Her Royal Highness Princess Marie.
"There is a very special mood, with a mixture of sadness and hope: one can express their respect for those who are no longer here. But at the same time there is also a positive mood of hope because of the advances in HIV treatment" says Princess Marie

On World AIDS Day six years ago, Princess Marie became Patron of AIDS-Fondet.
"This is a very important cause. HIV is a virus that has killed millions of people worldwide and still affects many people. Therefore, I am pleased to help focus on AID…

Princess Marie attend DanChurchAid's Christmas concert

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Today, Princess Marie was in Hillerod to attend DanChurchAid's Christmas Concert at Fredensborg Castle. DanChurchAid organizes each year a reception to thank every partners of the Fondation. Princess Marie is Patron of DanChurchAid since 2011 and has attended the reception ever since.
This year , DanChurchAid choose to hold a concert instead of the reception in honor of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation as well as the 400th anniversary of the consecration of the Chapel of Fredensborg Castle.
Princess Marie was welcomed by the Secretary-General of DanChurchAid Birgitte Qvist-Sorensen and was joined by DanChurchAid's ambassador such as Hilda and Keld Heick and Laura Bro.
During the concert, the Bishop of the Diocese of Copenhagen made a speech and Princess Marie lit a candle.

After the concert, a private reception was held so that Princess Marie could meet and talk with the Fondation's partners.
Princess Marie wore her Giambattista Valli pink coat she first wore at C…

Princess Marie attends the AIDS-Fondet's Christmas Concert

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Princess Marie was at Trinitatis Church in Copenhagen today to attend AIDS-Fondet's Christmas Concert.
This concert has been held annually since 1996 and Marie has attended the concert since she became Patron of the organization in 2012. She was accompanied by Susse Wold, the President of the Fondation. Susse broke her ankle recently but it did not prevent her to attend the concert.

Opera singers Jens-Christian Wandt and Andrea Pellegrini performed at the concert. Susse Wold said to Billed-Bladet that :"It was a fantastic concert".
After the concert, Susse Wold and Princess Marie made a speech that you can read here.In her speech, she stated the importance to talk about HIV and AIDS. A reception was held afterwards.

Charles-Henri Keller, Prince Henrik's nephew who is very close to Prince Joachim and Princess Marie ,was also there.
For this event, Princess Marie wore a new red jacket by Paule Ka with an old black turtleneck and an UFO black skirt she debuted earlier this y…

Princess Marie and Selina Juul give interview about food waste and WeFood

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It appears that Selina Juul and Princess Marie are bringing their fight against food waste abroad ! Indeed, they gave interviews to foreign TV channels about food waste and WeFood. Princess Marie received both journalists at Amalienborg Palace.

Princess Marie gave an interview to Globo Reporter , a Brazilian TV Channel, about food waste and WeFood, a Danish store Marie officially launched in February 2016. She started promoting the WeFood campaign in 2015. It is an initiative from DanChurchAid, of which Princess Marie is Patron.

Princess Marie's dog Apple was also in the video.
With thanks to Lurdes from Tesouras&Tiaras, here is a transcript of Marie's interview which you can watch here.

Journalist : What does it feel like to be a Princess in the 21st century ?
Marie : My husband and I hope to be seen as examples. Examples of a simple life that I take very seriously. I cook everything that's in the fridge, all the time. I do not like throwing food in the trash. Even if t…