Candles will grace the windows in Denmark on 4 May at dusk

If you go for a walk as dusk sets in on the evening of 4 May you will see burning candles in many windows. The …

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Closed streets all over Copenhagen on Sunday 5th May

Put on your running shoes and get ready to test your stamina at the annual edition of the Copenhagen Marathon. Once again Copenhagen marathon will …

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Royal Run, started by King Frederik when he was Crown Prince, takes place on 20 May 2024

Royal Run was just supposed to be a celebration for his 50th birthday but has since become an annual event which appeals to thousands of …

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Big “howling day” coming up on 1st May – thankfully no need to worry

The testing of the howling sirens is an annually recurring event, taking place on the first Wednesday in May at 12:00. A reminder of what to …

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New official portraits of Denmark’s King and Queen unveiled

A tradition after a change in Head of State is to make new official pictures which will be hung in Danish official institutions and Danish …

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Royal Salute when DANNEBROG leaves Copenhagen Harbour

On 2 May, the Danish King and Queen will board the royal yacht Dannebrog from Nordre Toldbod. The article continues below. The beginning of the …

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They are blossoming: the magnificent Japanese cherry trees

Already out in many places,this is a special sight; the boulevard of magnificent pink cherry trees. The article continues below. By Bente D. Knudsen They …

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Changing from wintertime to summertime

Seasonal time change is still in place in Denmark so you need to change your clocks to stay on time. Do you remember if it …

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How to choose a school away from “home”

When you move to a new country once again, or leave your home country for the first time, and you bring along children, one of …

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Smørrebrød – a quintessentially Danish delicacy

Are you new to the world of smørrebrød or do you just find them a bit daunting? We have sampled some of the best eateries …

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