October 12Benedikte attended events held for the 75th anniversary of Denmark's liberation
On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Denmark's liberation, Benedikte a memorial service at Spentrup Church and a wreath-laying ceremony at Hvidsten Inn.The celebrations of liberation should have actually taken place on May 4, 2020, which is the exact anniversary of the liberation, but due to the corona pandemic, the celebrations were postponed to October 11.
In 1943, Hvidsten Inn became the center for the Hvidsten group, which was part of the Danish resistance movement. Hvidsten group was arrested by the Gestapo, the secret German police, on 11 March 1944. Eight members of the group were sentenced to death and executed on 29 June 1944. In 1945, a memorial stone over the eight executed members of the Hvidsten group was raised near Hvidsten.