Sunday, November 17, 2013

World Travelers: Danish Queen visits Iceland

Day 1 (Nov 12)

Queen Margarethe II arrived in Iceland and attended a dinner with Iceland's President  and other local dignataries {Source}

Day 2 (Nov 13)

In the morning, she paid a visit to the Culture House: The National Center for Cultural Heritage with Iceland's President {Photos}. During the visit, she was presented with the book,  Kaupmannahöfn sem Höfuðborg Íslands í 500 ár (Copenhagen: Capital of Iceland in 500 years) and viewed the exhibition, Medieval Manuscripts: Eddas and Sagas.

In the afternoon, the Danish Queen visited the University of Iceland and attended a lecture by a University of Copenhagen professor called  Sagaer i Samtiden: Árni Magnússons Storslåede Arv. Afterward, Queen Margarethe II attended the opening of the exhibition "The wallet and Medieval Art" in Gerdarsafn, Kópavogur {Source}. In the evening, Queen Margarethe II attended a gala dinner to celebrate "... the Árni Magnússon's 350-year anniversary..."{Photos}

No comments:

Post a Comment

Royal Profile: Princess Estelle of Sweden, The Duchess of Östergötland

Princess Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary of Sweden, The Duchess of Östergötland was born 23 February 2012 as the first child of Crown Princess Vict...