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Prince Joachim & Princess Marie at a Gala dinner at the Royal Palace

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On August 29th, Prince Joachim and Princess Marie attended a gala dinner fro Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassadors Corps at the Royal Palace.

This dinner was held at the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Corps. The Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassadors title is an honorary title given to Danes living abroad who have useful skills and are willing to make a difference for Copenhagen from their new country.


The Corps were created in 1996 by Wonderful Copenhagen and Copenhagen Capacity. There are around 80 Goodwill Ambassadors living in more than 30 different countries. The aim of the Corps is to work on Copenhagen's image , promoting Denmark and creating networks that could be useful for the city



The Copenhagen Goodwill Ambassadors Corps is one of Prince Joachim's patronages and he usually attends this gala dinner alone but this year, Princess Marie attended with him , probably because of the big anniversary.

Joachim & Marie both made a speech that you can read on Kongehuset's …

Princess Marie visits the Tonder Festival in Isabel Marant & Chanel

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Today, Princess Marie, Prince Joachim and their kids , Prince Henrik and Princess Athena went to Tonder Festival.


The Tonder Festival is a well-known folk music festival in Europe. The festival was founded in 1975.





It is one of Marie's patronages since 2009 and Marie has attended every year. She used to attend alone but since 2013, Joachim and the kids are coming with her.




Jv.dk wrote that Princess Athena couldn't see so she asked her father to carry her on his shoulder which he did.


This year, the family went to the Irish group Hudson Taylor's show  The family seemed to have a great time as Marie & Joachim were seen singing along as Henrik & Athena clapped along with the songs.

Princess Marie in Ganni for the "Better Food for More People" international summit

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Tonight , Princess Marie was at the Copenhagen Town Hall to open the "Better Food for More People" international summit.


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This summit, hosted by the Danish Minister of Environment and Food , Esben Lunde Larsen , takes place in Copenhagen on the 25th and 26th August. According to the Minister's website , " 100 international political decision makers, industry leaders, experts and gastronomy frontrunners are invited by the Minister to elaborate and come up with new solutions in order to ensure better food for more people in the future". ( You can check more about the initiative here) Interestingly, the Summit has a partnership with the Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival, which Marie visited on Monday and is one of her patronages.

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Tonight was the opening ceremony & dinner and tomorrow's activities will take place at the Danish Parliament. Tonight's dinner was made by top chefs of the…

Marie wears Danish brand Charlotte Sparre at the Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival

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On August 22nd , Princess Marie visited the Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival which is one of her patronages. Prince Joachim wasn't announced at this event but he went with his wife in his quality of Patron of "CARE Denmark".


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This year marks the first edition of the new Copenhagen Cooking & Food Festival. It is indeed a new collaboration between "Copenhagen Cooking ", which was the previous food festival of Copenhagen, and  the Food Organization of Denmark, which promotes Nordic gastronomy and food culture all around the world.
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Since Marie was Patron of Copenhagen Cooking, she became patron of the new CCFF when the two organizations created this festival. She visited the Copenhagen Cooking festival in 2011, 2012, 2014 and in 2015.


The festival aims to "celebrate the culinary culture of Copenhagen as well as Denmark as a great food country". According to their website, " ar…