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The Two Anthems of Denmark

Every country has one national anthem which it uses to represent itself in official functions and occasions. Denmark, along with New Zealand can be considered unique in the sense that it has two, which it uses either alone or played in succession, when the occasion calls for it. Each one though has its primary use. […]

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Denmark Gears Up to Host the Eurovision Song Contest 2014

For the third time, Denmark will host the prestigious Eurovision Song Contest for this year 2014. Two semi-final events have been scheduled for May 6 and 8, respectively. The finals is set to happen on May 10. Choice for the hosting country follows the tradition of winning countries acting as host for the next year’s event. Emmelie de Forrest who sang “Only Teardrops” brought home the top award for Denmark in 2013. […]

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Carl Th. Dreyer – The Tyrannical Dane

Denmark has produced one of the greatest cinema directors of all time. Like many personalities who have rose to claim their brilliance from a difficult origin, so did Carl Theodor Dreyer who was more commonly known as Carl Th. Dreyer. He was born an illegitimate child who eventually lived with adoptive parents. They were said to be emotionally distant from him and remained so all throughout up until he voluntarily left home at the age of sixteen. […]

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Emmelie de Forest’s Tour Postponed Indefinitely

Emmelie de Forest’s win in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest has turned her into a household name in Denmark, which is why fans are surely disappointed over the postponement of her tour in Germany and Denmark.
The tour, which was set to start next month in October, has been cancelled indefinitely with Emmelie posting the announcement on her Facebook page. She did not say when the tour would push through, but her post (written below) does indicate that she is still preparing for it. […]

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Entries for the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2014 Now Being Accepted

Denmark is the proud winner of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) but that doesn’t mean that the country is planning to rest on its laurels. In preparation for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix is already accepting entries from which they would select the Danish National Song to represent the country next year. […]

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Live Music Venues in Denmark

Make no mistake – Denmark is littered with bars, clubs and entertainment venues that locals and visitors are spoilt for choice. But if you are looking for that ultimate live music experience and want to know where the hottest music acts go to perform, check out this quick guide to the hottest live music stages in the country:

Vega, House of Music. Regarded as one of Denmark’s leading music venues, Vega in the Vesterbro area hosts over 250 concerts a year. […]

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Tanzbar

Tanzbar offers argentine tango lessons with Bärbel Rücker. Bärbel has taught argentine tango throughout Europe. Over the years she has developed her own style of teaching tango and has teamed up with some very good tango dancers to bring this fabulous dance to people everywhere. With lessons in English, German, and Danish, Tanzbar offers beginner classes, private classes, balance classes, and an open tango classes. Weekend workshops are also available. […]

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The Blues Festival Hits Copenhagen

One of the attractions of Copenhagen is its music festivals all year round. From the rock genre to jazz, blues and electronic music events, the Danish capital is happy to host it every year. […]

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Holmboe Festival in Horsens

All year round in Denmark, music festivals occur to highlight certain genres or honor musical geniuses of the past. These music events have become a staple in the country and have become popular tourist attractions. […]