Poor Marie. Still completing duties while her husband is regent and the rest of the family is off on a holiday in London to watch the Olympics from VIP seats, Marie is clearly as present and pretty as possible given how tired she must be. Having no full time nanny while trying to mother a three year old and a possibly still breastfeeding baby is an experience no one named Mary Donaldson would dare try. Madam is too busy busking for inclusion on Vanity Fair's
Photo Gallery: Dinby
Article and video of Marie's speech (in English): TV Syd
Theatre Festival in Sønderborg
Princess Marie arrived Tuesday evening at Sønderborg Castle, where she opened the seventh annual amateur theatre festival NEATA. National Association for the dramatic company, together with the Municipality of Sønderborg were the organisers of this festival that draws more than 200 amateur-people from Scandinavia, the Baltics and the rest of Europe at Sønderborg.
Here, 12 theatre groups from different countries participate in workshops and some of their performances around the scenes in the city. The theme in Sønderborg is "Culture across borders - Theatre of borders", inspired by Sønderborg's ambition to become the European Capital of Culture 2017, with a vision to create Europe's leading culture region across national borders.