In the fall of 2003 it was anounced that Crown Prince Frederik of
Denmark would marry his girlfriend of more than three years in a spring wedding the following year. October 8th the Danish
people got to meet their future Crown Princess and later Queen.
On the palace balcony.
On the balcony with his parents.
When the couple met the press on October 8th 2003
Mary´s engagement ring.
The couple leaving the palace.
That evening there was an engagement gala dinner at the palace.
Mary that evening.
Princess in the making...
Mary and Frederik at a gala during the Romanian presidents official visit in Denmark.
Arriving at a party in Copenhagen a couple of months before their wedding.
Mary leaving the church the week before her wedding.
Her and Frederik arriving at a party the week before her wedding.
At a pre-wedding gala dinner at the palace with Frederik, Prince Henrik and Queen Margrethe.
This was the first time she wore a tiara in public.
Arriving at a gala performance at the Royal Theatre the night before her wedding.