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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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    Wintercamping wird in Dänemark immer populärer, und entsprechend steigt die Anzahl an Ganzjahres-Campingplätzen. In einem der modernen kälteisolierten Campingwagen oder in einer Campinghütte kann man das Campingleben das ganze Jahr über genießen. Die so genannten „Hytter“, kleine gemütliche Holzhäuschen für zwei bis sechs Personen, sind oft sogar mit Küchenzeile und Bad zu mieten.

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    Artistic heritage The special light on the exposed Odsherred peninsula has always attracted many artists. You can see their work at a great selection of galleries and exhibitions in the area. The Painters' Farm (Malergården) is the former home of local artist Sigurd Swane and his family, near Plejerup, and is open to the public as a museum.

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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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    From quaint harbour towns around the coast, to the historic city of Odense at its heart, Funen is a great place to tour and experience unique Danish culture.

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    A patience consuming exercise which can create fantastic group attention.

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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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    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 evaluation matrix is a method to make the participants think about what they have gained from a workshop or seminar. Through the exercise, accept and learning is increased.

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

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    Employ music in your meeting and get a higher return on investment.

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    The concept seeks to speed up meetings to create a short and intensive event. Emphasis is given to dialogue with other participants and with a panel via an interactive IT system. The concept creates a framework for the meeting that seeks to focus and enhance the professional content allowing participants to offer real-time feedback. Furthermore, emphasis is given to hosting an environmentally friendly event where health, organic lifestyle, recycling and environmental issues take centre stage.

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    Many of Denmark’s big attractions are accessible all year round and usually free of charge, for example churches, statues, ancient monuments and historical ruins. Many castles and manor houses offer free entry to the adjacent gardens and grounds. Read on to find out more ideas for free sightseeing in Denmark.

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    Denmark is one of the oldest monarchies in the world and its long legacy is perfectly preserved in its many fine castles, manor houses and gardens. Many are still used by the royal family today and most are open for you to explore, with exhibitions, museums, art collections and other events throughout the year.

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    Purpose: To explore each other’s experience from different angles and make the participants talk together.

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    "King Gorm made these runes in honour of his wife Thyra, the pride of Denmark". Such is the inscription on one of the rune stones in Jelling. Rune stones were raised by Vikings to honour loved ones'memories, to proclaim important subjects, tell stories or to brag about achievements.

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    In the Viking age playing was used both for fun and educational purposes. The Vikings used playing as a way to educate and prepare their children for war and the adult life ahead.

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    Legends and Sagas from the Viking age tell great stories and give insight into the values and beliefs of the Vikings. By studying the Legends and Sagas one will therefore not only be entertained but also learn a lot about Vikings

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    The everyday life of a Viking was all about obtaining food and shelter. This was no different for the children who worked and did not go to school. Everything that a child needed to know it learned by doing as the adults did.

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    The Viking Sword The king slowly works his way through the crowd and into the lake. When the water hits his knees, the king stops, places his sword above his head and greets the gods. He then throws the sword deep into the lake where it instantly disappears. When the offering is over, everybody returns to the King's hall and the festivities can begin.

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    For centuries, North Zealand has been the playground of Danish kings and queens and you can feel its important role in Danish history at the region’s many castles and royal parklands.

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    Animal fun and medieval heritage by a country lane

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    An ancient land, East Jutland sweeps you back through history, from Viking sights to 400 years BC, with the grizzly body of The Tollund Man in Silkeborg.

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    The history of the Jews in Denmark is over 400 years long. Some families arrived from Hamburg and Amsterdam as early as the 1620s. Others set out from Eastern Europe in the 1920s – heading for the United States and the American dream, they ended up in Copenhagen because they did not have enough money to complete their journey.

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    Family heirloom are often handed down from generation to generation. Sometimes a piece of jewelry, a Christmas ornaments, or maybe an ancient blue fluted coffee cup from Royal Copenhagen? These Family Heirlooms all tell a story. Please share your family story by uploading a picture of your Danish Family Heirlooms to Instagram and tag it #DanishHeirlooms

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    Networking groups are important for people seeking new knowledge within their work field but do not have much contact with colleagues. This meeting concept is designed around a traditional conference concept with presentations of new knowledge within the professional field. But in addition, participants will be able to join a network for future benefit.

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    The concept supports companies, associations etc. that prioritise responsibility, health, and well-being. Physical activity is one of the key elements of this meeting concept, which focuses on creating new energy among the participants Program The objectives for the meeting are determined in cooperation with the organiser beforehand, and the meeting agenda is then distributed to participants along with a questionnaire to identify participants’ knowledge and expectations of the meeting’s professional themes and program.

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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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    LEGO® is known and loved by children and adults throughout the world, thanks to its ingenious simplicity and the endless imaginative possibilities. In the year 2000, LEGO® was named Toy of the Century by both Fortune Magazine in the US and the Association of British Toy Dealers. Here are some things you may not know about the world’s favourite toy.

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    The Danish monarchy is a popular institution in Denmark and is one of the oldest in the world. The current monarch, Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II, can trace her lineage back to the first Viking kings of Denmark over 1000 years ago. Denmark is a wonderful place to experience royal traditions, monuments, palaces and celebrations.

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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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    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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    When travelling in the Zealand region, you will experience a landscape loaded with contrasts, from green hills and high cliffs to beaches, islands and long Viking fjords. Alongside the route you will be able to explore Denmark's Viking past and visit magnificent castles with great importance to the Danish history.

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    West Zealand is a part of Denmark steeped in history. From the stone age through the Viking era, medieval times and the present, West Zealand has played an important role in Danish history. The region is home to the impressive cathedral city Roskilde, dating back to Viking times. West Zealand has plenty of Viking attractions to look at, including Viking ships and Viking fortresses. The region is scattered with small market towns and quiet harbours, and the nature consists of beautiful fjords, beaches, cliffs, rolling hills and islands.

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    In 2014, Denmark celebrates one of the great names of Danish Modern design, Børge Mogensen (1914-72), who pioneered a democratic approach to design and created a wide range of iconic 'Furniture for the People'-pieces.

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    The Danish Crafts Collection (arts and crafts) and the MINDCRAFT exhibitions (design) are annual exhibitions curated by the Danish Agency for Culture and showcasing the best of Danish design, arts and crafts.

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    A pioneer of postwar expressionism - renowned Danish artist Asger Jorn - turns 100 years this year.

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    Destination development company Royal North Sealand is ready to launch its new meeting concept 'Transformative Meetings’ to international meeting planners at IMEX 2012. 

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    Vibrant and forward-thinking, Denmark's second-largest city Aarhus makes a fascinating short-break destination thanks to its winning combination of eye-catching architecture, interesting museums and galleries, historical attractions, Viking heritage, excellent shopping and close proximity to fine, sandy beaches and lush forests.

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    Last night, the EU2012 Logistics Team and its Danish Sustainable Events Initiative (DSEI) partners collected the GMIC/IMEX Green Meetings Award 2013. It is the second time in three years that the Danes take home the prestigious award given in recognition of their focused and innovative sustainability achievements in the meetings industry.

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    She has been beheaded twice, lost an arm, and been daubed with paint at least seven times. The iconic statue of the Little Mermaid from Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale is now getting a male counterpart: “Han” - a polished stainless steel sculpture featuring a young boy on a stone. The sculpture has been created by Elmgreen & Dragset, the artist duo behind the recent four-meter high bronze sculpture in one of London’s most distinguished spaces Trafalgar Square. 

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    This year, Denmark celebrates the centennial of the great masters of 20th-century Danish design Hans J Wegner and Børge Mogensen as well as the world renowned Danish CoBrA painter Asger Jorn.

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    For the second year in a row, Copenhagen has claimed the number-one spot in Monocle’s 2014 Quality of Life Survey.

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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.