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Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and Prince Henrik of Denmark visit Ribe

HM Queen Margrethe II of Denmark and HRH Prince Henrik of Denmark visit Ribe today 29th of July because of Ribe’s 1300 years jubilee 2010.
See here some of the preparations for the visit and the arrival in town.

The red carpets were rolled out several places in Ribe town and the Queen and the Prince are going to visit all these places in town: Ribe Cathedral, Ribe old town hall, the Viking Museum, the Viking Centre, the boat Johanne Dan, Tårnborg (where the famous bishop and hymn writer Brorson lived) and Sct. Catharinae’ square.
Lunch is served at the Cathedral School – and Danhostel Ribe has a representative at the lunch, because Jens is involved in the preparations for Ribe’s town jubilee…..at the hostel we are looking forward to hear him tell about it.
The queen will be visiting Ribe again at autumn this year

Her er den lille film om Dronning Margrethe og prins Henriks besøg i Ribe vist på dansk

The official opening of Ribe’s 1300th anniversary in Ribe Cathedral is tomorrow the 8th January at 4 pm.

Ribe. 1300 års jubilæum 2010When Ribe’s 1300th anniversary is opened in Ribe Cathedral with speeches by Danish culture minister Carina Christensen, Mayor Johnny Søtrup, and with music by famous flute player Michala Petri and Vestjysk Symfoniorkester 1000 Ribe citizens will be there to celebrate it. We will also be there.
Events, concerts, exhibitions, etc in 2010 at Ribe’s 1300 years celebration can be seen on the hostel’s homepage now in 3 languages (Danish, English and German) and will be updated on a regular basis: Danhostel Ribe (Look for the 1300 years logo on the front page for every language)