Tonight, Queen Margrethe hosts a gala dinner to celebrate Prince Joachim’s 50th birthday at Amalienborg. Read more below.Continue reading “Prince Joachim celebrates his 50th birthday!”
Today, Princess Marie opened a food festival in Maribo, continuing with her engagement for the fight against food waste. Read more below.Continue reading “Princess Marie visits Madens Folkemøde + an exclusive statement from her new patronage”
Today, Princess Marie – accompanied by Chares-Henri Keller- attended an event celebrating the women who won the Nobel Peace Prize in Rungsted. Let’s take a look at these women’s accomplishments as they were exposed during today’s event.Continue reading “Princess Marie attends Princess Marie-Esmeralda of Belgium’s presentation of her 2014 book ‘Dix Femmes Prix Nobel de la Paix’ (10 Women who won the Nobel Peace Prize)”
Welcome to this new series on the blog! There’ll be several flashback posts to events attended by Prince Joachim and Princess Marie when there are no events scheduled for them. I hope you’ll like discovering some of their old events on this blog.
On April 1st, 2016, Princess Marie visited the Danish Meteorological Institute in Copenhagen as part of her work with the Danish Emergency Management Agency.Continue reading “Flashback Post: Princess Marie visits the Danish Meteorological Institute in 2016”
On November 13th, Princess Marie attended the Stop Wasting Food Dinner in Copenhagen.
The international Stop Wasting Food Dinner was hosted by Selina Juul and the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Denmark Henk Swarttouw to support the fight against food waste. In addition to Princess Marie, guests included the Danish Minister for Environment and Food Jakob Ellemann-Jensen and high-level leaders from organizations and businesses. The hope is to make this dinner an annual tradition with a different embassy hosting each year.
About Princess Marie attending the dinner, Selina Juul said: “We are very thankful that H.R.H. Princess Marie will participate in our dinner against food waste – and we are very delighted for the Princess’ enthusiasm in the fight against food waste. Earlier this year in Stop Wasting Food, we had honor and pleasure to prepare a lunch with focusing on food waste at the Princess’ own home together with the Princess, the Princess’ children, and ten school children.”
The dinner consisted of a menu made out of surplus food and prepared by Dutch chef Lucas Jeffries – who works at the InStock restaurant which fights against food waste- and Danish chef Martin Jacobsen – who works at the Kadeau and the Nabo restaurants. The surplus food included imperfect fruits and vegetables and any food that would have been wasted because it did not fit the supermarkets’ expectations (sometimes just because of a misplaced tag). The guests were invited to take the leftovers home in biodegradable boxes. Princess Marie had the opportunity to see them cook after her arrival.
About the guests attending, Selina Juul said: “The people who come here for dinner, they are all very relevant to the agenda. They did not only came because they are famous and to eat some nice food. They came because they all have a relationship with the fight against food waste”
The idea of the dinner came from the Dutch Ambassador to Denmark Henk Swarttouw: “Too much food is wasted in the world. Over 33 percent of all food produced is wasted, so I would very much like to help raise awareness about this problem and support the fight. That is why I have chosen to become an ambassador of the Stop Wasting Food Movement” he said to TV2 Lorry.
You can see a short video here.
For the event, Princess Marie wore a new Zara dress (with thanks to @JAusten). The dress features “a V-shaped opening and a matching tie detail at the neck and long sleeves with wide cuffs, a seam at the waist and a loose-fitting A-line skirt with a wide ruffle trim on the hem.”
Here’s a closer look at the spade print:
Marie paired the new dress with her Jimmy Choo Romy glitter pumps, an old ufo burgundy velvet clutch and her By Malene Birger belt.
For the jewels, Marie chose her Christine Hvelplund pendant earrings with her Christine Hvelplund ring.