Danes deliver pomp and splendour in honour of Greek guest

Danes deliver pomp and splendour in honour of Greek guest

Key members of the Danish royal family gathered this week for a banquet hosted by Monarch Queen Margrethe and her husband Prince Henrik in honour of visiting Greek president Dr Karolos Papoulias.

Crown Prince Mary, glamorous as always in a white taffeta affair and sparkling jewels, and her husband Crown Prince Frederik were among the guests preparing to welcome the statesman as the monarch – in a pink satin gown and tiara – entered  Fredensborg Palace's grand hall with the special guest at her side.

The 79-year-old Greek president, who is staying at the palace, is on a three-day visit to the Scandinavian country. Included in his agenda is lunch with the Danish president, a conference on Danish industry and a concert by Greek musicians. He flies out on Wednesday.

Photo: Rex

Wednesday May 20, 2009

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