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    Denmark has produced its fair share of award-winning film directors over the years. Some are briliant and some are controversial and brilliant. This is VisitDenmark's brief guide to the best of the best.

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    Denmark has produced many award-winning films over the years. Here's VisitDenmarks' pick of the best!

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    Viewers around the globe just can't get enough of Danish crime dramas and political thrillers. And not just on the small screen; Denmark has a long tradition of producing both world-class directors and award-winning films. Lars von Trier, Susanne Bier and Nicolas Winding Refn are just a few of the Danish directors who've produced films to international acclaim. Danish actors like Mads Mikkelsen are becoming household names on both the silver screen and TV around the world. Become the latest Danish film fan!

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    Follow this easily accessible route around the country and piece together the Viking history of Denmark.

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    Culture vultures will be well satisfied by Copenhagen’s many eye-opening offerings. The compact city is full of galleries, theatres, dance performances, film and live music venues. All are easily reached on foot, by bike or by public transport.

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    Get to know great Danes like Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Mads Mikkelsen and Lars von Trier, and find out what they love about Denmark. As well as big names on and off screen, Denmark has a rich history of Danish film and Danish TV series, loved by audiences around the world. Visit the home of Karen Blixen, where she wrote Out of Africa. See Denmark’s dark side on The Killing tour of Copenhagen, or explore the locations of hit Nordic TV series, Borgen.

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    Dark dramas are something of a Danish TV speciality. Not only has Denmark brought the world The Killing and Borgen, but it's also responsible for five other Emmy-winning Danish TV series, many of which are Scandinavian crime dramas. Here's a guide to the best Danish drama out there right now...

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    Got to have Sarah Lund’s sweater? But which one? From the black and white Faroese jumper that made her famous to her later red numbers, Sarah Lund has showcased Danish fashion across the world. Here's how you can dress like Sarah Lund...

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    Forbrydelsen was a popular show in Denmark, but no-one expected the legions of devotees, international spin-offs and cult status that it would receive abroad as The Killing. Find out more about The Killing, the show that sparked a dark interest in all things Danish...

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    Borgen is the award-winning Danish political thriller that everyone is talking about! Set in and around the Danish Parliament, the series follow the lives and careers of fictional Danish Prime minister Birgitte Nyborg, her political colleagues – and enemies.

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    Hot on the heels of the double hits The Killing and Borgen, comes Broen (The Bridge). It’s dark, it’s deadly, it’s full of Scandinavian knitwear - and it has won awards!

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    Bringing your kids to Denmark? If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration for budget or free attractions in Denmark for kids, read on. Learn about free entry museums, films and theater, fun experiences in cities and nature and much more. It is possible to do Denmark on a budget or for free even with the kids in tow!

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    Here is some of the feed-back from MINDevent 2013. Enjoy!

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    A fun exercise that in a surprising way creates dynamics and physical contact.

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    There are many different ways to enjoy Denmark, depending on your interest. Are you looking for a romantic weekend break to Copenhagen? Thinking of a blissful break around Denmark's countryside by bike? Or maybe you're ready for some family fun at Denmark's fantastic theme parks. Plan the holiday in Denmark that's just right for you with the help of all of VisitDenmark's inspirational content, gathered in this handy guide.

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    Travel Insurance: Please be aware that you are responsible for your own travel insurance for this trip Approval of footage use: VisitDenmark and Wonderful Copenhagen may take some photos and do some filming during the trip. Please be aware that, unless we hear from you before the trip, we may use footage of you in printed and electronic media, when marketing Wonderful Copenhagen, VisitDenmark and MINDfamtrips. Cancellation policy:

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    Travel Insurance: Please be aware that you are responsible for your own travel insurance for this trip Approval of footage use: VisitDenmark and Wonderful Copenhagen may take some photos and do some filming during the trip. Please be aware that, unless we hear from you before the trip, we may use footage of you in printed and electronic media, when marketing Wonderful Copenhagen, VisitDenmark and MINDfamtrips. Cancellation policy:

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    Travel Insurance: Please be aware that you are responsible for your own travel insurance for this trip Approval of footage use: VisitDenmark and Wonderful Copenhagen may take some photos and do some filming during the trip. Please be aware that, unless we hear from you before the trip, we may use footage of you in printed and electronic media, when marketing Wonderful Copenhagen, VisitDenmark and MINDfamtrips. Cancellation policy:

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    Travel Insurance: Please be aware that you are responsible for your own travel insurance for this trip Approval of footage use: VisitDenmark and Wonderful Copenhagen may take some photos and do some filming during the trip. Please be aware that, unless we hear from you before the trip, we may use footage of you in printed and electronic media, when marketing Wonderful Copenhagen, VisitDenmark and MINDfamtrips. Cancellation policy:

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    The concept aims to improve the relationship between colleagues. Mutual understanding and a sense of belonging with the company are keywords. The different elements of the concept seek to promote a work environment where participants find the inspiration and mutual trust it takes to deal with such issues of understanding and belonging. The concept is founded on the idea that development is enhanced by a shared feeling of togetherness, sensual stimulation and comfortable surroundings.

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    Always colourful and endlessly controversial, Christiania is a unique place to visit. More than a city district, it's a way of life.

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    Denmark has a world of free events on offer all year round, but especially in the summer months. Shake your stuff to Danish and international artists at a music festival, let your hair down at a harbour or city festival, or find that special item at an outdoor market.

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    Denmark is an open and friendly society which prides itself on being welcoming and accepting of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transsexuals. Here's a guide to LGBT events, attractions and resources in Denmark.

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    Don't worry if you haven't had time to plan that surprise trip away for Valentine's Day! Copenhagen is a cosy and romantic getaway at any time of the year. Here are some ideas to help you get to know Copenhagen's romantic side on a city break with that someone special.

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    You’ve seen The Little Mermaid, spent an unforgettable night in Tivoli and had your picture taken with the royal guards at Amalienborg Palace. Now it’s time to explore the hidden gems of the city. With this guide to Copenhagen’s best-kept secrets, head off the beaten track and truly experience the heart of the city.

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    VisitDenmark asks Guy Bigwood, MCI Group Sustainability Director, questions about his untiring enthusiasm for advocating sustainable meetings! Read Guy's answers here...

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    Odense is situated at the very heart of Denmark. Famous as the birthplace of author Hans Christian Andersen, you might not know that it is also the official bicycle city of Denmark. Uncover more about Denmark’s third-largest city here…

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    You will have encountered Danish design at one time or another, whether you realise it or not. In the 60s, viewers of Kennedy and Nixon’s historic TV duel were looking at Hans J. Wegner’s Danish chair. Modern audiences have begun craving classic Danish light fittings by Poul Henningsen, thanks to The Killing. And classics such as Erik Magnussen's Stelton thermos are now sitting on tables all over the world. Follow the trail of great Danish designers across the country with this guide to design in Denmark.

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    The concept has been designed to support all kinds of events with a green and sustainable emphasis. The environmentally conscious and climate-friendly concept is based on a checklist of eco-friendly criteria relevant for a 72-hour congress. There are four general areas of interest where a basic checklist need to be in place for the congress/conference to be considered green:

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    We all think we know the Vikings, from the stories of raiding and plundering to Norse mythology and those horned helmets. But how much of this is fact, and how much is myth? Here's a brief overview to help you brush up on your Viking knowledge!

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    A royal village inn with gourmet dining

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    An expansion of the Experimentarium north of Copenhagen will centre around sustainable solutions and a striking visual identity.

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    An expansion of the Experimentarium north of Copenhagen will centre around sustainable solutions and a striking visual identity.

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    Why not treat your meeting participant to food that tastes great and that help keep the energy level high? More and more hotels in Denmark focuses on organic and healthy food. Our MINDevent partners are two of them, Radssion Blu's Brain Food Brain Food is a new concept developed by chefs at Radisson Blu hotels for meeting and conference guests.

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    Young Danish chefs have breathed new life into the famous open sandwich, Smørrebrød, which dates back to the 19th century. Now Danes are hungrier than ever for their traditional lunch.

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    Let the local environment play a part, and give your meeting participants a unique experience they will remember on a professional and a personal level. An experience that emphasizes why this specific destination has been chosen for your meeting. Visit local attractions, let the local cuisine be a part of a lunch and have local experts or pep talkers join your meeting. Grow wiser on the local inspiration element of Meetovation

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    Active involvement makes meetings more valuable because: 1. It helps you make better decisions2. It increases networking and knowledge sharing3. It engages and motivates the participants Watch our Danish meeting expert Bo Krüger sharing his best tips on how to engergize and involve meeting participants in the 10 short-films below:

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    Participants are drawn into an innovative meeting universe that features more than traditional key-note speakers, group work, exhibitions and coffee breaks. Here they are presented with an array of alternative conference facility layouts and activities that provide renewed energy and increased benefits. The concept embraces all aspects of the event ranging from follow-up to theme features such as flowers, culture or nationality.

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    The Copenhagen Marriott hotel offers 401 air-conditioned, spacious rooms with exquisite harbor and Copenhagen city views. All the rooms come with luxurious Marriott bedding with down comforters and rich linens. The hotel is renowned for its 13 superlative conference venues, it's fine catering and attention to detail. The hotel is within walking distance to the Copenhagen Central Station or Tivoli Gardens and only a 15-minute drive from the Copenhagen Airport giving easy access to everything you could need in Copenhagen

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    In an age of all you can eat, all year round, Danish chefs are leading the way in a new wave of gourmet thinking. Slow food over fast food and locally-sourced produce over food shipped from every corner of the planet. That’s the essence of New Nordic cuisine, a sustainable, healthy and delicious trend that has taken Scandinavia by storm.

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    You’ve probably heard the name, noma, blending the words Nordic and mad (food). But managing to eat there is another matter entirely! Getting a table at the World’s Best Restaurant 2014, as voted by renowned Restaurant Magazine, is not so easy. But for those who book ahead, you’re in for an extraordinary culinary experience.

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    "Friendly Match with Goal Spree" is a concept that gives participants a sense of ownership and confidence in times of change and new directions. By informing employees about what is taking place and actively involving them in the process through establishing strategy and plans for implementation, everyone is motivated to do their best on the day of the match as well as later on when the plans are to be realised.

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    New Year's Eve in Denmark is one big party! Many Danes see in the new year with friends and it's not uncommon to see fireworks whizzing around on the streets! At 6pm, people gather by the TV to hear Queen Margrethe's New Year's Eve speech. After that, it's out with the old and in with the new! Denmark's capital, Copenhagen, is a great place to experience New Year's Eve, especially when Danes gather at City Hall Square. Find out why here.

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    Why not take a tasting tour of traditional Danish dishes? It’s not only a great way to fill your belly, but you’ll learn a lot about Danish culture and history and meet a lot of Danes along the way. So dig in to a plate of Plaice á la Skagen in North Jutland or pick your favourite pickled herring at Møn in South Zealand. Every region has its speciality and here are some of the highlights.

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    If you love outdoor pursuits and you prefer something a bit different, there are plenty of unusual outdoor activities in Denmark, from porpoise watching to fossil hunting. Here are some suggestion for exhilarating outdoor activities in Denmark.

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    Come and shop in Denmark, one of the hottest design nations on the planet. From a rich design history, led by legends such as Arne Jacobsen and Hans J. Wegner, Denmark’s design sector has grown into a world-leader. From homeware to fashion, Denmark is an incredible place to pick up unique, cutting-edge products or to find that perfect Scandinavian gift. Beautiful shopping streets await in cities across the country, offering international and Danish brands. So pack your shopping bags and don’t forget your wallet!

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    Get glammed up and ready to dance the night away at VisitDenmark's major Eurovision Song Contest parties around the globe! Join us in 8 countries worldwide for a fabulous night of festivity. In London, you may even leave with Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final tickets and flights to Copenhagen!

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    Talk about creative setups; Copenhagen's hottest boutique hotel has launched seven new meeting rooms and a unique private cinema with room for up to 25 pax.

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    Copenhagen has no less than 180 concerts, quizzes, parties, debates, theatre plays, films, public viewings and fun happenings on the programme during the Eurovision Song Contest this week and most of them are free of charge!

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    Who said February can’t be cool in Copenhagen? It is indeed with the Wondercool festival bringing cultural warmth to the city. Seven brands have joined forces to make the month cool, cultural and somewhat crazy. 

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Come and be charmed by Copenhagen - home of The Little Mermaid and Danish royalty. The centre is a cosy knot of winding streets and old buildings, so you can easily explore on foot or by bike.