Aarhus – European Capital of Culture 2017

Hip bars, plenty of hygge and daring design, Aarhus - European Capital of Culture 2017, Denmark’s second largest city, invites visitors to be happy...
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Small museum treasures may be found throughout Denmark, but the most complete and satisfying of them all us the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art,...

The Saga of the Volsungs

Sagas are stories mostly about ancient Nordic history, about early Viking voyages, the battles that took place during the voyages, about migration to Iceland...
New Hans Christian Andersen Museum

New Hans Christian Andersen Museum

A new attraction in Odense, Denmark, will do justice to the Danish fairytale author’s “great fame and completely unique fairytale universe”. Japanese architect Kengo Kuma...
Art and culture in Denmark - Summer evening at Skagen beach. Painting by danish artist O. S. Krøyer, 1899

Art and Culture in Denmark

The rich cultural history of Denmark finds expression in centuries’ worth of art and artifacts, including Viking treasures, numerous castles and manor houses, churches...
Between Light and Darkness in Denmark

Between Light and Darkness in Denmark

Winter became spring and melancholy turned to optimism when the Danish painter L.A. Ring married the ceramist’s daughter Sigrid Kähler. On 16 December, Ordrupgaard...
Danish Designer Receives Swedish Award

Danish Designer Receives Swedish Award

The Danish designer Margrethe Odgaard (b. 1978) is 2016 year’s recipient of the Torsten and Wanja Söderberg Prize. In connection to the award ceremony, Margrethe Odgaard is...
Gerda Wegener Exhibition in Copenhagen

Gerda Wegener Exhibition in Copenhagen

The thought-provoking Gerda Wegener exhibition at Arken Museum of Modern Art in Ishøj, Copenhagen, displays Gerda Wegener’s favorite motif, women. For those who gave...

Danish Researchers on Music and Memory

Does music affect memory? Danish researchers are testing a hypothesis that children with musical skills such as rhythm and melody also develop stronger memories. School children aged 6-19...

Take Me Back

Danish pop promise Christopher and Norwegian super producer Matoma have teamed up on a brand new single called ‘Take Me Back’! This collaboration is quite...

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