Saturday, January 14, 2012
Margrethe 40: Reception at City Hall in Copenhagen
Saturday, 14 January. After a carriage ride from Amalienborg down Strøget, the pedestrian shopping street that runs through the heart of Copenhagen, the Queen and Prince Henrik arrived at City Hall at Rådhuspladsen for a reception by the mayor in front of the entire family and visiting dignitaries including the Kings and Queens of Sweden and Norway as well as the Icelandic presidential couple and the top ministers of the Danish government including the very elegant Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt. Afterwards, there was a round of hurras from the people gathered to the queen on the balcony.