Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, Queen Maxima of The Netherlands, King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands, King Philippe of Belgium, Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Daniela Schadt and Federal President of Germany Joachim Gauck attend celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of the kingdom of The Netherlands on August 30, 2014 in Maastricht, The Netherlands.


Princess Marie has agreed to work in cooperation with the European School Copenhagen to increase awareness of the schools educational profile and be come involved in special occasions for the school both nationally and internationally.


“It is with great pleasure and pride that I can announce H.K.H Princess Marie has agreed to work in cooperation with the European School  Copenhagen”, says the new school’s principal, Povl  Markussen.
“We are very pleased to open the new European school on August 14th starting with 92 children in Nursery and Primary 1 from all over the world. I am  certain that the princess’ involvement will strengthen the national and international focus on Denmark ́s first European School.”



The European School Copenhagen is multilingual and multicultural with a special focus on languages and science. Students graduate with a European  Baccalaureate, which in the European School system is know for its high academic level and gives access to further studies around the world. The  European School offers a complete educational experience from Nursery to Baccalaureate.

Organizationally the European School Copenhagen is a department of the internationally know Sankt Annæ Gymnasium (SAG), with a common board and  principal. On a daily basis the European School Copenhagen has its own management with reference to the principal at SAG. The connection to Sankt Annæ Gymnasium with its unique musical environment, strong academic level and as the country ́s only integrated public primary and high school, will be 
part of ensuring the European School Copenhagen receives a strong grounding in the Danish school  system.  

The  official  opening  of  the  European  School Copenhagen will be on 27th August 2014 at “Skolen I Sydhavnen” where the European School Copenhagen will be located until 2018, when it is expected to move to the new premises in the Carlsberg district. The Princess, the Minister of Education  Christine  Antorini, the Mayor of Copenhagen Frank Jensen and Mayor of Children and Youth Services Pia Allerslev will attend the opening.

27 August 2014

Queen Silvia participated in the “Gamlas Dag” or “the Ancient Day” that took place today. The event took place in Ekebyhov parklands Ekerö outside Stockholm. For the occasion, Queen Silvia was dressed in an old costume. This year was the sixteenth time that the Ancients’ Day was celebrated on Ekerö. The initiative was taken by the Queen and the first years it took place in Drottningholm Park. Since 2000, the event takes place in the Municipality of Ekerö. - 27 August 2014