Going to the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Maybe it does not come as a surprise to you that Frederik is going to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to follow this years Olympic Games in August because he is member of IOC - the International Olympic Committee, but he will not be on his own. It is announced that Mary will accompany her husband when the Danish athletes will do everything it takes to get one of the highly coveted medals. But everything will not be like in 2012 because the couple leaves for Brazil without any children this year.
Official Visit to the United States
From September 27-30th Frederik and Mary are going to the United States on a official visit to Washington and Boston accompanied by a business delegation of Danish companies focusing on, among others, Danish and American trade. Not everything will be about business, the royal couple will also attending several receptions and dinners. Now, am I the only one who is looking forward to this trip?
Children's Cultural Summit 2016 in Copenhagen
On 3-4th of October is a children's cultural summit held for the first time in Copenhagen, Denmark, which Crown Princess Mary (of course) will attend. The summit is organized by the Danish association Barndrømmen who are working with Children & The Arts UK, founded by the British Prince Charles. It is all about strengthen children and young peoples self-esteem, confidence and capability in addition to what culture they come from.
A New Mary Foundation project: 'The Alliance against Bullying'
It's no surprise that the Mary Foundation, along with several other organizations and foundations, has achieved great results with their projects both in Denmark and abroad. Now the Mary Foundation is collaborating with Red Barnet and Børns Vilkår on a new project called The Alliance against Bullying focusing on children and young people in 4th, 5th and 6th grade of primary school. The development of this new project will begin later in 2016 and is expected to be ready in 2017.