Programme for visit in Sydney

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The Crown Prince Couple pay a visit in Sydney, Australia from 24 – 28 October as patrons of the 40th year jubilee of the Sydney Opera House. In connection with the celebration, the Crown Prince Couple will preside over the distribution of the Crown Prince Couple’s Awards 2013.

Programme

Thursday, 24 October

Official photographing
10.00
The Crown Prince Couple are present at an official photographing session at the Opera House.

Courtesy visit with the governor of New South Wales
16.00
The Crown Prince Couple pay a courtesy visit to the governor of New South Wales in Government House. 

Government House is among the “Sydney Living Museums”, which is the designation for 12 of the most important museums and historical buildings in New South Wales.

Read more about Government House.

Friday, 25 October

Launching of the exchange programme “MADE by the Opera House” and opening of “Architecture makes the City” in the Opera House
10.00
The Crown Prince Couple participate in the launching of the interdisciplinary exchange programme “MADE by the Opera House” for Danish and Australian architecture, engineering and design students. At the launching, The Crown Prince Couple are introduced to, among others, the first five students from Australia who have been chosen to take part in the programme. HRH The Crown Prince will give a speech at the event, which takes place in the Playhouse Theatre in the Opera House.

In addition, the opening of the architecture and design symposium “Architecture makes the City” will be marked. During it, Danish and Australian architects will discuss architecture and design’s current role for cities and the collective, cultural consciousness.

Read more about MADE by the Opera House.

Read more about Architecture makes the City.

Official opening of Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen Flagship Store
11.30
HRH The Crown Princess opens the Ole Lynggaard Copenhagen Flagship Store in Sydney.
Reading competition

14.00
The Crown Prince Couple observe “Premier´s Reading Challenge”, which is a reading competition for school children from primary school years 1-7 in the state of Tasmania. The objective of the competition is to encourage children to read books.

Opening of the exhibition “Danish Design at the House”
18.30
The Crown Prince Couple visit the exhibition “Danish Design at the House” in the Opera House’s foyer. Representatives from 25 Danish companies whose designs form part of the exhibition will be on hand. Afterwards, there will be a reception.

Saturday, 26 October

Visit at The Twin Registry
11.30
The Crown Prince Couple visit The Twin Registry at Sydney Children's Hospital, where they are introduced to the place’s current research and speak with twins from the registry. The Crown Princess is the patron of The Australian Twin Registry and The Danish Twin Registry.

Read more about The Twin Registry.

Launching of eSmart Digital License
13.15
The Crown Princess is present at the launching eSmart Digital License at Margaret Martin Library in Sydney. eSmart was created by The Alannah and Madeline Foundation and has the goal of improving Internet security and guarding against online bullying of children and young people. The Crown Princess gives a speech at the launching in her role as patron of the foundation, which among other things starts initiatives directed towards anti-bullying in schools.

Read more about The Alannah and Madeline Foundation.

Sunday, 27 October

Gala concert in the Opera House
17.30
The Crown Prince Couple are present at a gala concert and celebration of the Opera House’s 40th jubilee with approximately 4000 guests and a number of performances by various artists. The Crown Princess will give a speech during the concert. Afterwards, there will be a reception for invited guests.

Monday, 28 October

Presentation of the Danish Export Association’s Diploma & His Royal Highness Prince Henrik’s Medal of Honour
11.00
The Crown Prince Couple are present at the awarding of the Danish Export Association’s Diploma and His Royal Highness Prince Henrik’s Medal of Honour, where The Crown Prince will preside over the presentation to the director of Ecco Shoes Pacific Pty. Ltd.
Read more about the Danish Export Association’s Diploma and His Royal Highness Prince Henrik’s Medal of Honour.

Business luncheon
11.45
The Crown Prince Couple take part in a business luncheon hosted by the Confederation of Danish Industry in the Opera House.

The Crown Prince Couple’s Prizes
20.00
The distribution of the Crown Prince Couple’s Awards in the Opera House.

Read more about the Crown Prince Couple's Awards.

Official photos
21.40
Official photographing with the winners of the Crown Prince Couple’s Awards. Afterwards, there will be a reception, arranged by The Bikuben Foundation, in connection with the winning award recipients.

Published October 21, 2013

Read more about the 40th year jubilee of the Sydney Opera House.

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