On May 4, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II officially board the royal ship Dannebrog, named after the flag of Denmark. This is a yearly event which takes place the first Tuesday of May and marks the start of the royal sailing season.
Due to the coronavirus restrictions and to avoid crowds, The Queen was picked up in Nyholm, on the other side of the Hønsebroløbet channel, instead of Nordre Toldbod, the waterfront south of The Citadel of Copenhagen. Last year, the trip was cancelled.
Den officielle ombordstigning markerer starten på en ny sejlsæson, der i år vil føre Majestæten til Genforeningsfejring…Posted by Det danske kongehus on Tuesday, May 4, 2021
First, Her Majesty boarded the King’s Chalop (Danish: Kongechaluppen), with the sound of the cannons from the Sixtus Battery (Danish: Batteriet Sixtus), and sailed out to the official boarding on Dannebrog.
I anledning af ombordstigningen blev der saluteret fra Batteriet Sixtus.Posted by Det danske kongehus on Tuesday, May 4, 2021
This year’s sailing season, will lead Queen Margrethe II to a Reunion Celebration in Southern Jutland, the Faroe Islands Greenland, as well as the municipalities of Thisted, Esbjerg and Fanø.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
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The Queen took an unusual long tour on both sides of the channel, so well wishers could get a view of her. The Dannebrog, subsequently sailed out of the Port of Copenhagen in the direction of Kronborg Castle (Danish: Kronborg Slot) in the town of Helsingør, where it was welcomed by a cannon salute of 27 shots. Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
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Update!!! Queen Margrethe Opened the Sculpture “October 1943”
On May 5th , Queen Margrethe attends the opening of the sculpture “October 1943” in Peder Mads Strand, a sand beach located near Humlebæk in Denmark. The monument honor the escape of the Danish Jews to Sweden in October 1943.
“October 1943” was created by Danish designer and artist Per Arnoldi and consists of a nine square meter granite tile, which, with a three meter long boat on top, points towards Sweden.
The inauguration was attended by the 89-year-old former Ambassador, Ole Philipson, who on the evening of his 12th birthday fled across the strait with his family in October 1943.
I forlængelse af en række taler ved borgmester Thomas Lykke Pedersen, kulturudvalgsformand Ulla Hardy-Hansen, fhv….Posted by Det danske kongehus on Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Skulpturen ”Oktober 1943” består af en ni kvadratmeter stor granitflise, der med en tre meter lang båd ovenpå peger mod Sverige.Posted by Det danske kongehus on Wednesday, May 5, 2021
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