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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…

Princess Marie in Paris for "Danish Christmas Month" at BHV Marais

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Today, Princess Marie was in Paris, France to attend the inauguration of the "Danish Christmas Month / God Jul - Joyeux Nöel" of BHV Marais.

Princess Marie first had lunch with the Danish Ambassador to France, Kirsten Malling Beiring at the Ambassador's Residence.

At 18:30 , Princess Marie was at the BHV Marais to officially launch the Danish Christmas Month and the Christmas Lights.



BHV Marais was founded in 1856 and was a flea market at first and BHV decided to expand in other cities in France in 1964. From there , the 'Flea Market of Town Hall' became BHV Marais one of the biggest department stores in Paris.


In her speech Marie said that this was a special day for her as her new country and her old country were uniting to celebrate Christmas together. She also said that a Danish Christmas was : " special and magical. " and that Danes can't imagine Christmas without "candles, hot chocolates and decorations made with the kids". She also sa…

Princess Marie attends 'Meeting of Minds' conference

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Today, Princess Marie , as Patron of the National Association for Autism attended the 'Meeting of Minds' conference at the Bella Sky Center in Copenhagen.


The sixth edition of the Meeting of Minds conference was organized by the National Association for Autism as well as the University of South Denmark (SDU), Studio3 and Samradet. Marie also closely works with SDU on a number of topics.


The topics for this year's conference are "Participation", "Identity" and "Self-Awareness". Princess Marie attended a presentation by English researcher Laura Crane , who works at the Center of Research on Autism and Education (CRAE) in London, named : "Something's got to change : mental health of autistic young adults".


After the presentation, Princess Marie meet and had lunch with the six keynote speakers of the conference , including Laura Crane.



We have limited photos of this event but we can see that Princess Marie wore a new checked blazer t…