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    Viking ships and Viking festivals with handson activities – and historic Viking fortresses. Denmark offers a unique chance to experience 1000 years of Viking heritage. Download itinerary as PDF

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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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    Photo Contest - Official Rules

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

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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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    At the Nordic region's largest food festival, Copenhagen Cooking, visitors will be able to explore the kitchens of the world, as well as food from the best of the city's own Michelin-starred restaurants at special, bargain-prices. Copenhagen Cooking runs from 19-28 August with a more spectacular programme than ever.

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    Just as West Jutland's landscape is dominated by the sea, so is its culture and heritage. Feel the maritime past pulse through you at museums, lighthouses, galleries and historical buildings across the region.

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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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    Copenhagen’s food festival, Copenhagen Cooking, is hastily approaching. On Friday, August 22, the doors open for a ten-day overflow of gastronomic events scattered across the Danish capital.

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    Denmark’s biggest and oldest national park lies on the North West Coast of Jutland. Thy National Park is over 200km² in size and it offers you a dramatic landscape shaped by the sea. Much of it is covered with large areas of windswept dunes and sandy grassland.

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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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    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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    Copenhagen is a fantastic city for a short break. It is relatively small with excellent public transport links, so you can cover most of the attractions and diverse neighbourhoods of the capital over a weekend. Here's a guide to getting the most out of 48 hours in Copenhagen.

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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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    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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    Western day offers a program filled with action designed to strengthen the bonds between participants through challenging and entertaining activities. The concept is tailored for organisers who wish to provide participants with an extraordinary experience with action, togetherness and interpersonal interaction are in focus. Western day activities take place outdoors in a Wild West-themed setting. In the evening a Western-themed party will be held in the conference room and the program concludes with breakfast and wrap-up the following morning.

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    With this concept, organisers narrow in on health issues in the workplace. The day is intended as a kick-off event for a new and healthier approach. Emphasis is given to diet, exercise and the physical setup of the workplace. Through exercises in the health centre, participants are encouraged to change their ways and lead a healthier working life resulting in more energy, higher productivity and less illness. Process Before the event, a consultant from the conference venue will help define the objectives of the meeting and their impact on the workplace.

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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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    The ‘New Nordic Cuisine’ and the Copenhagen restaurant scene are sizzling hot. When food festival Copenhagen Cooking takes place from 23 August to 1 September, you can get a taste of what it's all about. The city’s gastronomic players welcome you to a tasting experience you will not forget.

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    Denmark is a great place to visit over Christmas, not just because of the festive atmosphere. Shop and attractions pull out all the stops to make Christmas shopping and entertaining your family, stress free and enjoyable. But there are times at which shops, restaurants and attractions close their doors and it's a good idea to plan around that. Here are some tips on Christmas opening hours and transport.

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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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    Hjerl Hede Open Air Museum – living history History is brought to life by costumed artisans and interpretive volunteers in more than 100 farms and heritage buildings relocated from the North Jutland heathlands. Open during holiday seasons throughout the year.  Spøttrup Castle – markets and knight’s tournaments

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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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    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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    Put Hamlet’s Castle, Kronborg, on your list of things to see whilst in Denmark! Whether you’re looking for things to do near Copenhagen or have more time to explore, there's time enough to visit Denmark’s most famous castle, immortalised by Shakespeare back in the 1600s.

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    South Jutland is a historical treasure trove, with well-preserved ancient towns, castles, cathedrals and a multitude of exciting museums.

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    The island of Fanø in the Wadden Sea National Park

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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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    In just 100 days the beautiful Danish landscape will play host to the northernmost Giro d’Italia start ever. The Danes will kick off the cycling party with an array of fun happenings and side events. 

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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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    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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    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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    Participants are trained in using their creativity, showing trust, collaborating and taking initiative. Following the activities, a party will be held and the event will conclude with breakfast and a summary the following morning. Everything will be hosted in a Brazilian-styled environment where participants take on role-play and are free to act out new aspects of their personality and experience each other in a new context.

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    The Wadden Sea National Park is Denmark's largest and newest national park. It's also a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its enormous ecological importance as the world's largest unbroken system of intertidal sand and mud flats. Head here for unbeatable birdwatching!

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    A royal village inn with gourmet dining

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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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    5 days of great internet focused experiences in the public urban space of Aarhus during new Internet Week Denmark festival.

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    The Little Mermaid turns 100 years young this year. To celebrate, she has promised to appear, in person, in a number of cities around the world on her birthday, 23 August. If you're in the neighbourhood, why not drop by and say hello? And don't forget, VisitDenmark and Radisson Blu are offering a competition to win a trip for two to Denmark - see link on the right for details.

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    A day trip from Copenhagen, the Danish Jews’ route to safety in 1943 can be traced along the coast of Denmark through the small fishing villages from there the Jews were ferried across the Strait to Sweden.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    This concept helps participants focus on values and communication and encourages them to think differently and proactively. The program takes place in a scenic nature area where facilitators guide participants through goal-orientated activities to achieve measurable results. The concept is targeted towards organisers who wish to unite employees in new situations requiring a high level of positive teamwork. Process The organiser and facilitators determine the overall goals and final program prior to the event.

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    Inspired by the recent Nordic food trend? It can be hard to get a table at noma, but you can bring Nordic flavour and the essence of seasonal Scandinavian food into your home, with this easy recipe for barley and mussels. Enjoy!

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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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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.