Wednesday 27 September 2006

Frederik and Mary visit exhibition

Danish Foreign Minister Per Stig Moller, Crown Princess Mary, and Crown Prince Frederik

Today, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary attended the opening of an exhibition by Danish court painter of XIX century, Lauritz Tuxen, at the State Hermitage museum in St. Petersburg. The Danish royals arrived in St. Petersburg to take part in a reburial ceremony of the Russian Empress Maria Fedorovna, former Danish Princess Dagmara, which married Russian Emperor Alexander III and escaped Russia after the October Bolshevic revolution and died in Denmark.

Crown Prince Frederik's speech (in Danish)
DR1 video clip (1:33)

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