26 May 2018

Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark's 50th birthday celebrations

HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark celebrates his 50th birthday today, 26 May. The anniversary has been marked by several events and activities, including a «Royal Run», receptions, a gala banquet tonight and a birthday show tomorrow. The program in English can be found here.

Queen Margrethe hosts a gala banquet at Christiansborg Palace in Copenhagen tonight, with guests from both Denmark and abroad. The main guests are (I have mainly used the court's own list, with some changes):

The Royal Family
  • HM Queen Margrethe of Denmark
  • HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark
  • HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark
  • HRH Prince Joachim of Denmark
  • HRH Princess Marie of Denmark
  • HH Prince Nikolai of Denmark
  • HRH Princess Benedikte of Denmark [, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg] 
  • HSH Prins Gustav of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg 
  • HSH Princess Alexandra of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
  • HM King Constantine of the Hellenes
  • HM Queen Anne-Marie of the Hellenes
  • HRH Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece
  • HRH Crown Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece
  • HRH Prince Philippos of Greece
  • HRH Princess Theodora of Greece
  • HRH Princess Maria-Olympia of Greece
  • HRH Prince Constantine-Alexios of Greece
Foreign heads of state and royal dignitaries
  • HM King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
  • HM Queen Silvia of Sweden
  • HRH Crown Prince Victoria of Sweden
  • HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden
  • HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway
  • HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway
  • HM King Philippe of the Belgians
  • HM Queen Mathilde of the Belgians
  • HM King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands
  • HM Queen Máxima of the Netherlands
  • HRH Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg
  • HRH Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg
  • HSH Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein
  • HRH Hereditary Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein
  • H.E. Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, President of Iceland
  • Eliza Jean Reid
Other family members
  • HE Count Ingolf of Rosenborg
  • Countess Sussie of Rosenborg
  • HE Alexandra, Countess of Frederiksborg
  • Guillaume Bardin
  • Guillaume Bardin
  • Patricia Bailey

Other royals
  • HRH Prince Charles of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
  • HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon-Two Sicilies

Other guests include members of the Government, Folketinget (the Parliament), official representatives of Greenland and Faroe Islands, members of the court and staff and many others. For a full list go here.

Updated on Sunday 27 May 2018 at 20:00 (minor typo corrected).

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