Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony of the 16th International Inner Wheel Convention on Thursday 7th May, 2015,Copenhagen.

A selection of images from the Opening Ceremony:

- Arrival of IIW Board Directors and IIW Executive

Opening Ceremony - Welcome the Board Directors Opening Ceremony - Welcome the IIW Executive

Opening Ceremony - Welcome the Board Directors Opening Ceremony - Welcome the IIW Executive

- Arrival of IIW President, Mrs Abha Gupta and Convention Coordinator, Benedicte Haubroe

Opening Ceremony - Welcome the IIW President and Convention Coordinator

- “Moments of Reflection”: - Inner Wheel Members of India performed a variety of dances.

Opening Ceremony, Moments of Reflection Opening Ceremony, Moments of Reflection

Opening Ceremony, Moments of Reflection Opening Ceremony, Moments of Reflection

Opening Ceremony, Moments of Reflection Opening Ceremony, Moments of Reflection

Opening Ceremony, Moments of Reflection Opening Ceremony, Moments of Reflection

Opening Ceremony, Moments of Reflection

- Arrival of HRH Princess Benedikte of Denmark

Opening Ceremony, Arrival of HRH Princess Benedickte Opening Ceremony, Arrival of HRH Princess Benedickte

- Flag Ceremony

Flag Ceremony Flag Ceremony

Flag Ceremony Flag Ceremony

- Welcome speech - Convention Coordinator, Benedicte Haubroe

Welcome speech - Convention Coordinator, Benedicte Haubroe Welcome speech - Convention Coordinator, Benedicte Haubroe

- Introduce the Local Convention Committee (LCC)

The Local Convention Committee Opening Ceremony

- Welcome Speech – IIW President, Mrs Abha Gupta

The Candle of Friendship

- Naming and Baptism of Inner Wheel Forever Rose, By Rose breeder Rosa Eskelund and HRH Princess Benedikte of Denmark

Naming Rose - by Rose Breeder, Rosa Naming Rose , Inner Wheel Forever

Naming Rose , Inner Wheel Forever

- Tivoli Youth Guard Band

Tivoli Youth Guard Tivoli Youth Guard

Tivoli Youth Guard Tivoli Youth Guard

- Key note Speaker – Lene Espersen, former minister and former Party Leader of the Conservative Party and Former Deputy Prime Minister

Key Note Speaker, Lene Espersen Key Note Speaker, Lene Espersen

- Susse Wold – Actress and Hans Christian Andersen Ambassador

Susse Wold, Actress and Hans Christian Andersen Ambassador Susse Wold, Actress and Hans Christian Andersen Ambassador

- Royal Danish School of Ballet

Royal Danish Ballet School Royal Danish Ballet School

- St Annae Gymnasium, Music school

St Annae Gymnasium Music School St Annae Gymnasium Music School

- Past IIW President, Minna Kapur (India)

Past IIW President, Minna Kapur Past IIW President, Minna Kapur Past IIW President, Minna Kapur

- Hans Christian Anderson and characters from his stories

Hans Christian Andersen Hans Christian Andersen