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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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    Looking for films that will stay with you, long after you’ve seen them? Then try these classic Danish films, all of which have won major international awards. Our Danish films guide brings together famous directors like Lars von Trier and Nicolas Winding Refn and award-winning Danish films like The Hunt and A Royal Affair, both starring Mads Mikkelsen. It also highlights the best Danish films set outside Denmark, such as Melancholia and Drive, to give you a taste of Denmark's unique film-making traditions.

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    Danish movie A Royal Affair announced for the Academy Awards nomination for Best Foreign Language Film

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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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    Enjoy all different kinds of film at film festivals in Danish cities such as Copenhagen, Odense and Aarhus. As well as the big international festivals in film and documentary, you can also sample more specific films at events such as the Jewish Film Festival and Mix Copenhagen; one of the oldest LGBT film festivals in the world. 

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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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    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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    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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    Live in the moment... The best holiday moments in life are made with friends and loved ones and there's no better place to create life-long memories than a Danish holiday home. Scattered across the country and often found next to beautiful coastline, quiet forests or picturesque lakes, Denmark's holiday homes are a national passion. Read on to find inspiration for and help booking a summer home holiday in Denmark.

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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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    Thinking of taking a city break in Europe? Love exploring a city’s atmospheric streets or getting up close to local culture? Then Denmark has four fabulous city break destinations especially for you. Danish cities such as Aarhus and Aalborg are small and intimate, making them easy to get to know on a short break. Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, is the world’s most liveable city and it’s easy to see why when you take a Copenhagen city break.

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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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    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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    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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    You’ve probably heard of Lars von Trier, the controversial director of films like Melancholia and Antichrist. But what about other Danish film directors, like Oscar-winning Susanne Bier? Or Nicolas Winding Refn, who directed Ryan Gosling in Drive? For a small country, Denmark has produced some big directors and many much-loved films. Get to know Denmark’s famous film directors here and fall in love with Denmark on screen!

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    Want to learn more about how the Danes celebrate Christmas? Download our 'Yuletide in Denmark' pdf to find out all you need to know about Danish Christmas traditions and celebrations.

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    From Scandinavia’s largest culinary festivals to castle harvest events and top-chef cook-offs. The Danish food scene is sizzling and some of Scandinavia’s biggest culinary festivals are held in Denmark and Aarhus.

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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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    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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    The Winter Jazz Festival (or in Danish: Vinterjazz) is set to sweep all over Denmark for the 13th time on February 1-17, 2013. Vinterjazz is once more pushing its boundaries further with a record breaking number of concerts totaling approximately 300 concerts all over Denmark. This year's program presents a quite extravagant selection of International and Scandinavian musicians – as well as the finest and most progressive names from the modern Danish jazz scene.

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    From weird and wonderful events like the Skagen Winter Swimming Festival, to major events like Roskilde Festival and Made in Denmark, part of the European Golf Tour, you’ll find a top event to entice you to Denmark in 2015! Some big events in 2015 are unique to Denmark, such as the Hans Christian Andersen Festival and Distortion, Copenhagen’s renowned all-night street party. Other top events have grown to be some of the biggest of their kind in Scandinavia, such as Copenhagen Marathon, CPH:PIX and CPH:DOX. Get ready for a big year of events in Denmark!

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    Denmark is currently sizzling with culinary experiences and a new foodie trail is being blazed along Denmark’s meandering coastline where leading chefs turn the spotlight on some of the country's many culinary treasures!

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    Feel Denmark at its warmest this Christmas; a season steeped in unique traditions and magical experiences. As the weather cools down, the festive spirit heats up and Denmark glows with Christmas markets and Danish celebrations, both indoors and out. Here you can browse guides on Denmark's best Christmas markets, be inspired on where to go Christmas shopping or find out how Danes bring a little magic into their Danish Christmas celebrations.

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    #ValidateYourLove ! Denmark Celebrates 25 Years of Same Sex Love and Launches Contest to Marry in Copenhagen during Eurovision Song Contest American couples can enter for a chance to win a trip to get married in Copenhagen during the Eurovision Song Contest as Denmark celebrates 25 years of same-sex civil union as the first country in the World

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    The Danes love good food and drink all year round, but especially during the festive season. Aside from the much-anticipated Christmas Eve dinner, Danes spend the run up to and after Christmas enjoying festive lunches and dinners with friends, colleagues and family. Many of Denmark's Christmas traditions are centred around a table full of delicious food and chairs full of great company.

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    Denmark offers different and beneficial meetings that create a better outcome of the time and money spent when bringing people together. Meetovation conferences and meetings are efficient and responsible. They engage participants actively and have a new creative approach to a far more flexible use of conference facilities. This homepage offers a variety of meetovation tools and inspiration to meeting planners who want to improve the return on investment in their meetings.

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    Staying at a country inn or a classic seaside hotel is a great way to discover Denmark’s scenic natural beauty and the charm of its culinary traditions. Download itinerary as PDF 

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    Celebrated for its classic modern design tradition, Denmark lets visitors discover architectural wonders and new contemporary art museums with an inspired vision of Nordic living. Download itinerary as PDF

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    Denmark has literally hundreds of manors, castles and palaces. Many are still privately owned by aristocratic families, who welcome visitors to their magnificent homes and private collections. Download as PDF

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    Romantic and inspiring – in Denmark visitors can live like a king at historic castles and manors. Experience these grand estates and enjoy fine dining, golfing and centuries old heritage. Download itinerary as PDF 

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    Have Danish films or TV series inspired you to get to know Denmark? Then use our guide to Film and TV locations in Denmark to help plan your trip! Denmark has been the location for many memorable Danish films and popular Nordic TV series, such as The Killing, Borgen and The Bridge.

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    Hard to explain and even harder to pronounce, the Danish word hygge (pronounced 'hooga') roughly translates to coziness. But there's way more to the unique Danish concept of hygge than that...

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    It’s easy to get out onto the water and experience real Danish maritime history for yourself. A number of harbour towns around Denmark have important maritime attractions, festivals and vintage sailing ships to board. Here are some great places to discover Denmark’s history on the high seas.

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    Get ready for a truly Danish sight. A hot dog vendor walking down the middle of a main road, pulling a massive hot dog trailer and a queue of traffic behind them!

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    Here you can browse through a very quick history of a very old country.

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    From fascinating carvings to fully-preserved prehistoric corpses, Denmark's ancient origins are visible in many places and waiting for you to experience them.

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    Visit Amalienborg and the Royal family in Denmark and get lots of historical royal news up front. THAT is good ad-on to your holiday.

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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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    Danish fashion design is a rapidly growing scene with new names blazing trails around the globe. Copenhagen Fashion Festival happens twice a year and here you’ll see the new collections of the most talented designers Denmark has to offer. You’ll find Danish labels on high streets all over the world and here are some successful names to keep your eyes open for, in Denmark and abroad.

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    If you like food, you’ll love Denmark! Not only does it have the world’s best restaurant, noma, but it’s also Scandinavia’s gourmet capital with 15 Michelin-starred restaurants. It’s not all about fine dining though. If you’re in need of a good hearty meal, Danish pubs, inns and cheap-eat restaurants are great options. Traditional Danish food has enjoyed a recent revival. Eat like a Dane at the country’s eponymous hot dog stands, or by ordering a famous Smørrebrød (open sandwich) for lunch. With a vast array of world cuisine available too, you won’t be going hungry in Denmark!

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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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    Are you an Instagrammer? If so, follow VisitDenmark's official Instagram profile. We're sharing pictures and travel stories of Denmark with the world every day on Instagram and can't wait to share yours!

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    Denmark has a reputation for being an expensive place to holiday, but it's easy to travel cheaply and enjoy free things to do, if you know where to look! For visitors looking for a unique way to experience Denmark and for ways to do it cheaply, we've put together a few ideas for fun, cheap and unusual things to do, to really experience Denmark.

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    Denmark's world-famous Little Mermaid statue turned 100 years young in 2013. She's had a tumultuous existence since she first appeared by the Copenhagen water front in 1913. Follow her ups and down over the century below...

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    You don’t need to spend a fortune or stay at Denmark’s gourmet seaside hotels to experience the luxury of Denmark’s best culinary offerings. Here are six great culinary experiences in Denmark that won’t break the bank:

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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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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.