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Second busy day for Danish royal couple in Sydney


11:19, November 21, 2011

SYDNEY, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary continued their six-day visit to Australian with a second busy day in Sydney, local media reported on Monday.

The Danish royal couple's six-day visit to Australia includes stops at Canberra, Melbourne, western Victoria and Broken Hill in New South Wales, and will be followed by a private family visit.

They will start their day on Monday at the opening of a Danish environmental conference at the Hotel Sofitel Wentworth in Sydney' s central business district, according to the Australian Associated Press (AAP).

The couple will then attend a cooking demonstration with Danish chef Rasmus Kafoed followed by a business delegation lunch in the same hotel.

After that, Prince Frederik will meet with the Governor of New South Wales (NSW) Marie Bashir at Government House and visit the naval base at Garden Island in Sydney.

Meanwhile, Princess Mary will visit the Westmead Cancer Center at Westmead Hospital in Sydney's west.

The couple will attend a black-tie business dinner at Doltone House in Pyrmont in the evening.

On Sunday, the couple kicked off their Sydney visit with a tour of the Sculpture by the Sea exhibition in Bondi in Sydney's east.

Crown Princess Mary was born in Hobart and the couple married in Copenhagen in 2004.

It is the royal family's first visit to Australia since August 2008.


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