It was a big day for the Crown Prince couple’s youngest children, the twins Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine. They started in 0th grade at the municipal primary school Tranegårdsskolen where their older siblings already go.
Traditionally, the twins met the press in front of Frederik 8’s Palace before heading to school . It was clear that the six and a half-year-old Josephine, who held her father’s hand when they came out, was very excited to attend school, while her brother Vincent was a bit more overwhelmed by the situation.
Hand in hand with his mother Prince Vincent stepped out in front of the wide range of press and ordinary curious Danes who had stuck together outside the Palace. And it was probably why the otherwise happy and smiling prince Vincent was a bit shy. For the most part of the good four-minute seance with the press, the six-year-old prince Vincent stood close to his mother and let her sister answer questions from the press.
At the brief meeting, Crown Princess Mary confirmed that the twins, as otherwise have followed in thick and thin, should instead go in their own class.
“I’ll go in A and Vincent will go in B,” little Josephine told the press.
Crown Prince Frederik elaborated on the decision to separate the twins with the grounds that they as parents had considered it best for the children.
“They are each other’s best friends and can see each other in the breaks and at home. But we thought they should have some new friends, “said the Crown Prince.
Both parents did not hide from the fact that it was also a big day for them to send the youngest to the children’s school at school.
“It feels good. It is the right way. It’s always exciting, and that’s what you want for your children, “said Frederik, to which Mary quickly replied:
“But mother here is having a hard time….”