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Official flag flying days

Impossible to live in Denmark for long without noticing the Danes’ fascination with their flag, find here all the official flag days in 2021 and …

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The King of bread – Rugbrød

To foreigners perhaps the strangest Danish bread is the rugbrød – rye bread. The dark, compact, whole grain brick that takes some time to chew …

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Danish design in everyday life

As the time approaches for Christmas gift giving, maybe you can find some inspiration in our expat writer’s article on Danish design items that she …

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Madam Blå – anything but blue

Forget iconic brands such as Royal Copenhagen, Georg Jensen, Kähler and the like. The one true iconic Danish brand is Madam Blue – Madam Blå, …

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The joy of the ice-cold dip ” Are you insane or just slightly masochistic?”

Why on Earth do Danes want to jump into the sea in the middle of the winter when it’s freezing cold outside? The article continues …

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Mortensaften: Danish version of giving thanks for a good harvest?

Leaves in all shades of fall brilliance blanket the landscape, cracking and squishing as we walk. It is November. That means one thing: Mortensaften or …

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DK’s Oscar and Emmy award winner – who is film maker SUSANNE BIER?

New HBO series “The Undoing”, to be released on 26 Ocotber, has Danish film maker Susanne Bier as instructor. In 2018, her first Netflix movie, …

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The Danes and their bread

Have you ever entered a Danish bakery and felt a bit lost when faced with shelf after shelf of bread and cakes in all shapes, …

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Danish HYGGE – even Danes don’t realise that, surprisingly, it is not about the candles

Put candles on the table, in the windowsill, and a couple elsewhere in your room. Buy candy, snacks, wine or beer, invite some friends, and …

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Adjusting to Danish early education – a challenging experience says an American Mom

An American mom sends her two little sons off to school in Denmark and discovers that there are plenty of lessons to be learned from …

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Koldskål with kammerjunkere – a summer delicacy

There is nothing more Danish than enjoying a bowl of koldskål with kammerjunkere in the summer. The article continues below. By Susanne Simmons Kee As …

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Gaekkebreve – a Danish Easter tradition

A lovely activity to enjoy with your children during lockdown, gaekkebreve are beautiful handmade cards, traditionally sent at this time of year. The article continues …

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