On Saturday, 5 February 2022, HRH The Crown Princess turns 50 years old. The Crown Princess’s 50th birthday will be celebrated with a number of events in the beginning of February – including the opening of two new exhibitions about the life and work of The Crown Princess and a gala banquet at Rosenborg Palace.
The official program for The Crown Princess’s birthday includes the following events, among others:
On Thursday, 27 January, The Mary Foundation invites cooperating partners and networks to a celebration of the round birthday and The Crown Princess’s efforts as chairperson of The Mary Foundation. The celebration will focus on how The Mary Foundation and the participants can, in looking ahead, jointly contribute to creating a society in which all people feel that they belong.
On Monday, 31 January, Her Royal Highness takes part in the opening of the exhibition ‘Mary and the Crown Princesses’ at Koldinghus Castle in Kolding. The exhibition draws a portrait of The Crown Princess and The Crown Princess’s predecessors in the history of the Glücksborg lineage and focuses on the duties and the opportunities that lie in being a crown princess.
At the Museum of National History at Frederiksborg Palace on Thursday, 3 February, The Crown Princess will be present for the opening of the exhibition ‘HRH Crown Princess Mary 1972 – 2022’, which tells about The Crown Princess’s personal history and importance for the Royal House of Denmark and the Realm through photos, portraits, clothing and personal items. In connection with the opening of the exhibition, a new portrait of Her Royal Highness will be unveiled.
On Friday, 4 February, guests will gather at Rosenborg Palace for a gala banquet in connection with The Crown Princess’s birthday. HM The Queen hosts the banquet, in which the royal family and representatives of official Denmark will participate.