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Lars von Trier
A Royal Affair (2012)
A good relationship
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Though a very small minority group, the Jewish people in Denmark have made significant contributions to the economic, political, cultural and scientific development of Denmark.
The Danish Riviera
Denmark is perfectly located for cruises in and around Scandinavia, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.
Denmark has long been a tolerant and relaxed country for both the Danish and international LGBT communities.
Skagen - land of light
Skagen is famous for its spectacular light, and for centuries artists have been drawn to the place to capture the incredible colors and nature there, including famous Danish painters Anna Ancher and her husband Michael Ancher.
The Viking age
The Viking age is generally accepted to have lasted from the first Viking raid on the Lindisfarne monastery in Northern England in 793 to the decisive Battle of Hastings in 1066.
Public holidays during the Christmas period
During the Christmas period, Denmark observes national public holidays on 25 and 26 December, as well as 1 January.
Traditionally the Danish Christmas tree is the common spruce type, also known as Norwegian spruce. In more recent time, the common spruce has made way for the Normann spruce as it lasts a bit longer and results in fewer scattered needles on your living room floor by New Year's Eve.
Old Christmas beliefs
Danish Christmas dinner
Hygge is as Danish as pork roast and cold beer and it goes far in illuminating the Danish soul. In essence, hygge means creating a nice, warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people around you. The warm glow of candlelight is hygge.