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  Culture of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Equality is an important part of Danish culture, so much so that, 'success' or what may be seen as a deliberate attempt to distinguish one self from others may be viewed with hostility.
Denmark has a rich cultural and intellectual heritage.
Culture of: Albania • Andorra • Armenia • Austria • Azerbaijan • Belarus • Belgium • Bosnia and Herzegovina • Bulgaria • Croatia • Cyprus • Czech Republic •
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Culture_of_Denmark   (992 words)

  
 Culture Minister of Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Culture Minister of Denmark (Danish: Kulturminister) is the Danish political minister office responsible for culture.
The political responsibility for culture, as well as church and education, was with the Kultus Minister from 1848 to 1916 when that post was split up into the posts of Education Minister and Church Minister.
The office was titled Minister for Cultural Affairs ("Minister for kulturelle anliggender") from 1961 to 1988, Culture and Communications Minister ("Kultur- og kommunikationsminister") from 1986 to 1988, and Culture Minister ("Kulturminister") from 1988 to the present (as of 2006).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Culture_Minister_of_Denmark   (436 words)

  
 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Culture of Denmark
Cultural life and meaningful leisure time were then and remain subjects of debate by politicians and parliament as well as the general public.
The democratization of cultural life promoted by the government's 1960s cultural policy recently has come to terms with the older "genteel culture;" broader concepts of culture now generally accepted include amateur and professional cultural, media, sports, and leisure-time activities.
Denmark's cultural policy is characterized by decentralized funding, program responsibility, and institutions.
www.fact-archive.com /encyclopedia/Culture_of_Denmark   (811 words)

  
 D E N M A R K
Culture is the joint property of the people, and this broad cultural concept forms the basis of the government's cultural policy.
In keeping with the policy of decentralization, many cultural activities are the responsibility of local authorities at the regional, county and local-district levels (the Association of County Councils and the Association of Local Authorities), thus assuring a greater degree of participation in cultural life in both the professional and amateur context.
Denmark's international cultural cooperation is the responsibility of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture.
www.culturelink.org /culpol/denmark.html   (3975 words)

  
 Nordic Culture > Football in Denmark and Sweden - Scandinavica.com
Denmark and Sweden were also two of the seven founding members nations of the FIFA (the international football federation) in the year 1904, exactly 100 years ago.
Denmark and Sweden have won separately several medals in both the Olympic Games and in the World Cup, but from a Nordic point of view, 1992 has been so far the greatest year in the history of Scandinavian football, with Sweden organising the EURO 92 Cup and Denmark winning that championship against Germany.
Denmark had initially not qualified to play in the EURO 92, but suddenly, only 10 days before the EURO 92 Cup was due to start, the Danish team was asked to participate in the tournament as a late replacement to United Nations' boycotted Yugoslavia.
www.scandinavica.com /culture/sports/football.htm   (1138 words)

  
 InternationalReports.net : Denmark 2002
Culture is the kit that binds this society together.
Denmark’s culture budget is DKK 15.2 billion (the defense budget is DKK 17 billion).
Denmark’s Ministry of Culture was established in 1961.
www.internationalreports.net /europe/denmark/2002/defending.html   (723 words)

  
 Denmark History & Denmark Culture | iExplore.com
By this time, Denmark had suffered its final territorial defeat, when the province of Schleswig-Holstein was recovered by Germany at the 1864 Treaty of Vienna (although part of Schleswig was later awarded to Denmark by the 1918 Treaty of Versailles, which ended World War I).
Along with the UK, Denmark is the most ‘Eurosceptic’ nation, as became apparent when a 1992 referendum rejected Danish acceptance of the Maastricht Treaty on the future development of the EU.
Most of Denmark’s trade is conducted within the EU, of which it is a member, although it has proved reluctant to adopt measures which are perceived as threatening to its sovereignty.
www.africa.com /dmap/Denmark/History   (1068 words)

  
 Economy of Denmark, Culture of Denmark, Denmark History, Denmark Flag, History of Denmark
Denmark has a rich cultural heritage and has gained recognition across the world, be it in terms of literature, painting, music or artwork.
Denmark is heavily into theaters and plays, which is often presented in The Royal Theater in Copenhagen.
The flag of Denmark is red with a white cross that extends to the edges of the flag and the vertical part of the cross is shifted to the hoist side.
www.mapsofworld.com /country-profile/denmark1.html   (421 words)

  
 Nordic Culture > Denmark, the leading wind power nation in the world - Scandinavica.com
Denmark is the leading wind power nation in the world, an unrivalled hub of knowledge, expertise and advanced technology.
Denmark is often used as the example to follow, as 20% of the Danish electricity consumption is covered by clean electricity from wind turbines, compared to 2.4% in the whole Europe.
Denmark’s use of clean wind energy is saving our atmosphere from about 5.2 million tonnes of CO2, contributing to a cleaner planet.
www.scandinavica.com /culture/nature/wind.htm   (1062 words)

  
 Denmark - Further Reading - MSN Encarta
The histories of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden from AD 1000, covered in 400 articles and alphabetically arranged by subject.
The geography, history, and culture of Denmark; for middle school and high school readers.
A vivid account of life in Denmark under Nazi rule; for readers in grades 5 to 7.
encarta.msn.com /readings_761577747/Denmark.html   (173 words)

  
 Denmark Culture
Denmark is famous for beautifully designed ceramics, silverware, porcelain, and home furnishings.
Copenhagen has a permanent exhibition of arts and crafts where artisans from all over the country may display and sell their work.
Nearly one-fifth of all unions in Denmark are by cohabitation rather than formal marriage.
www.traveldocs.com /dk/culture.htm   (441 words)

  
 Denmark
It is the land of the fearsome Vikings, and birthplace of fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen.
It is a land of cold weather and warm "hyggelig" in the hearts of its 5.3 million residents.
He was a creative storyteller for adults and children of all ages, a wonderfully descriptive travel writer, an existentialist, a critical journalist with strong grasp of science and its value, an ardent novelist, a notable paper cut-out artist, a neurotic hypochondriac and a repressed yet sex-fixated eccentric who could not connect...
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/denmark_scandinavia   (632 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Culture Shock! Denmark: Books: Morten Strange   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
For example, it took me a long time to realize that cultural traits such as no customer service, the lack of polite words in the language itself and the general shyness of people wasn't personal.
This was the second Culture Shock book which I purchased and I have been disappointed with both books.
The author is Danish, but has returned to Denmark after living in Asia for a good number of years.
www.amazon.ca /Culture-Shock-Denmark-Morten-Strange/dp/1857331591   (1102 words)

  
 African Culture in Denmark - Africa related events in Copenhagen and Danmark. Afrika - Afrikansk kunst og kultur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Denmark hosts a large and ambitious cultural festival about the Middle East in August and September 2006.
The choir was in Denmark from in August and September performing 14 concerts all over the country.
Cultural meetings are sometimes a difficult challenge, but everybody can learn from the process.
crawfurd.dk /africa/denmark.htm   (1965 words)

  
 Culture - Population - Denmark - Europe
The Royal Theater in Copenhagen presents drama, opera, and ballet under the auspices of the ministry of cultural affairs.
The Royal Theater was founded in 1748, and an annex, the New Stage, was opened in 1931.
Also of note are the National Museum in Copenhagen, displaying exhibits on Danish history; the Louisiana Museum, a museum of contemporary art located north of Copenhagen; the Natural History Museum, in Arhus; and the Viking Ship Museum, in Roskilde.
www.countriesquest.com /europe/denmark/population/culture.htm   (240 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Culture Shock!: Denmark (Culture Shock! Country Guides: A Survival Guide to Customs & Etiquette): Books: ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This book was a terrible introduction to Denmark and the Danes, primarily because it was soooo negative!
When I arrived in Denmark I found the Danes to be nothing like the ogres described in this book.
I recommend it for anyone planning to travel to Denmark or planning to live there, as I am.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1558682546?v=glance   (1489 words)

  
 Links to Culture in Denmark - Embassy of Denmark Canada
The exhibitions are situated in the impressive arsenal built by Christian IV in 1598-1604.
The Viking Ship Museum is Denmark’s museum for ships and shipping in prehistoric and medieval times.
Denmark's most advanced centre for popularising astronomy and space research.
www.ambottawa.um.dk /en/menu/PressAndCulture/CultureinDenmark   (209 words)

  
 Culture and history travel packages and vacations in Denmark
Culture and history travel packages and vacations in Denmark
We have compiled a list of culture and history travel packages and vacations in Denmark.
If you are interested in any of these culture and history travel packages or vacations, please contact the operator directly with any questions for ordering free brochures or booking.
www.infohub.com /travel_packages/culture_history_denmark_190.html   (128 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional: Europe: Denmark: Society and Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
British Council - Denmark - United Kingdom's international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations.
Danish Irish Society - The aims of the society are to develop cultural, social and general relations between Ireland and Denmark.
Directory of Development Organizations - Denmark - Comprehensive directory of international organizations, governments, private sector development agencies, civil society, universities, grantmakers, banks, microfinance institutions and development consulting firms.
dmoz.org /Regional/Europe/Denmark/Society_and_Culture   (237 words)

  
 Atlas: Denmark
Denmark Profile: History · Government · Economy · Population …
Sharpe's Prey: Richard Sharpe and the Expedition to Denmark, 1807 by Bernard Cornwell
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (The New Cambridge Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare
www.infoplease.com /atlas/country/denmark.html   (123 words)

  
 Denmark - Culture - Mass Media   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Copies of dailies per 1000 head of population in Denmark compared to other western countries (2000)
In Denmark the circulation figures were stable 1983-89, but then fell by about 11%.
The mid-day newspapers BT and Ekstra Bladet fell by 30%, provincial newspapers by 11%, while the national newspapers maintained their circulation, which in 1996 was 11% greater than in 1983.
www.um.dk /Publikationer/UM/English/Denmark/kap4/4-13-9.asp   (326 words)

  
 Travel Denmark Danish Culture Tour
After exploring Aalborg, any of the frequently scheduled trains will take you in an hour and a half to Arhus-Denmark’s second largest city with its rich cultural life of music, drama and splendid museums.
From Arhus, it is less than two hours to your next train stop in Odense-birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen.
Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, is about a 1½ hour train trip away and you have many departures to choose from today.
www.scantours.com /4_days_taste_of_DANISH_CULTURE.htm   (141 words)

  
 Bits of Culture - Denmark
The Danish as its known in America is called wienerbrod in Denmark and nearly every bakery has them in various flavors.
In 1989 Denmark became the first European country to legalize same-sex marriages and offer gay partnerships the same rights as heterosexual couples.
Famed Danish writers include Hans Christian Andersen, whose fairy tales have been translated into more languages than any other book except the Bible.
www.mgh.harvard.edu /interpreters/b_den.asp   (211 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional:Europe:Denmark:Society and Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Only Danish web sites in English language about Society and Culture, who can't be located in a County, will be added here.
Only submissions offering information on Denmark will be considered for this category.
Resources, information, and issues relating to the gay, lesbian, and bisexual people of Denmark.
dmoz.org /Regional/Europe/Denmark/Society_and_Culture/desc.html   (325 words)

  
 Denmark Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
For a whistle stop tour through the history of Denmark, nothing can beat the National Museum here you will find the world's most extensive collection...
The littlest and most southern of the Scandinavian countries, Denmark offers a storybox mix of lively cities and rural countryside.
Ancient castles, ring forts, jazz festivals, the sleekest modern design you'll ever see and the people who invented Lego - who could ask for more?
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/denmark   (220 words)

  
 TIME EUROPE Special Report: Culture | Listings: Denmark
Organizers at Denmark's megafest (June 28-July 1) have banned crowd surfing and tightened security after eight fans were crushed to death during a Pearl Jam performance last year.
Roskilde 2001 has the Cure's only appearance of the summer.
If you've got a favorite show, festival or exhibit you think we missed, let us know: send an email to mail@timeatlantic.com
time.com /time/europe/2001/summerculture/listings/country/denmark.html   (93 words)

  
 Hotels near Badstuen Culture Centre, Odense, Denmark
For a small additional charge the hotel also offers luxurious apartments.
Odense Congress Center welcomes you to a large and modern 4-stars hotel and conferencecentre only a few minutes from golf courses and Denmark largest shoppingcentre.
We highly recommend these hotels based on the mentioned criteria and feedback from previous guests
bookings.net /landmark/dk/badstuen-culture-centre.en.html   (203 words)

  
 culture.info - sharing knowledge for culture - denmark
culture.info - sharing knowledge for culture - denmark
Key contacts, portals, networks and resources in Denmark
Danish Center for Culture and Development (DCCD) +EN
denmark.culture.info   (162 words)

  
 Kid's Culture Corner-Denmark
For a clickable map to learn more about Denmark, CLICK HERE!
Children in Denmark learn familiar songs in their own language, as well as songs and rhymes that are uniquely Danish.
around the world who provide live-in child care during a year-long cultural exchange.
www.aifs.com /aupair/kcc/kcc_denmark.htm   (64 words)

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