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Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik and Princess Mary at son Prince Christian's confirmation

Prince Christian of Denmark was pictured arriving at his confirmation at Fredensborg Palace Church, in Fredensborg, Denmark on Saturday.

The 15-year-old and eldest child of Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, looked sharp in a crisp white shirt, a tailored blue suit, a coordinating vest and tie.

Flanked by security and passersby, the royals made their way to the entrance of the church where they happily posed for photos with Queen Margrethe.  

A royal affair! Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik (far left) and Princess Mary (far right) posed for photos with Queen Margrethe (centre) at son Prince Christian's confirmation at Fredensborg Palace Church, in Fredensborg, Denmark on Saturday 

Crown Prince Frederik, 52, cut a polished figure in a white shirt, a deep blue suit jacket, trousers and matching vest, with a patterned tie and black dress shoes.

He beamed for photos while standing next to Prince Christian, who waved to fans.

Queen Margrethe, 81, looked elegant in a coral coat dress, a matching fascinator, pearl jewellery and court shoes. 

Polished: Prince Christian (pictured next to Crown Prince Frederik), 15, looked sharp in a crisp white shirt, a tailored blue suit, a coordinating vest and tie

Family: Keeping a close eye on her youngest children, Prince Vincent (centre), 10, and Princesses Isabella, (next to Prince Vincent), 14, and Josephine, 10, was Crown Princess Mary, 49

Keeping a close eye on her youngest children, Prince Vincent, 10, and Princesses Isabella, 14, and Josephine, 10, was Crown Princess Mary, 49.

She donned a blue patterned frock with billowing sleeves and elegant nude heels. 

The confirmation was a private ceremony with only 25 guests, and was presided by the Royal Confessor, Bishop Henrik Wigh-Poulsen.   

Crown Prince Frederik was confirmed at the same church 40 years ago. 

Elegant: Crown Princess Mary donned a blue patterned frock with billowing sleeves and pointy-toe nude heels. Pictured also is Princess Josephine

Sophisticated: Queen Margrethe (pictured above), 81, looked elegant in a coral coat dress, a matching fascinator, pearl jewellery and court shoes 

Ceremony: The confirmation was a private ceremony with only 25 guests, and was presided by the Royal Confessor, Bishop Henrik Wigh-Poulsen 

Prince Christian's confirmation was scheduled to occur last year, but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

The palace announced in March that the confirmation would take place in May.   

'His Royal Highness Prince Christian will be confirmed in Fredensborg Castle Church. The confirmation will take place at 3pm by the Royal Confessor, Bishop Henrik Wigh-Poulsen,' the statement read.

'The confirmation will subsequently be celebrated privately with respect to the applicable restrictions.'

Postponed: Prince Christian's confirmation was scheduled to occur last year, but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic 

Announcement: The palace announced in March that the confirmation would take place in May 

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