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Religion&Society

Culture of Denmark

January 14, 2009 xyza 0

The Culture of Denmark has some general characteristics often associated with Danish society and everyday culture. Modesty, punctuality but above all equality are important aspects of the Danish way of life. Indeed, deliberate attempts to distinguish oneself from others may be viewed with hostility in line with Jante’s Law a widely respected unofficial code of Scandinavian conduct. […]

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Education

Denmark’s National Bird

January 13, 2009 xyza 0

SWAN…..In 1984, after a TV voting in Danish national television. The viewers decided that the mute swan, should replace the skylark as the Danish national bird. […]

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Business

Denmark re-thinks Euro introduction

January 7, 2009 denmark 0

Denmark need to join the euro zone to weather the financial crisis, Denmark’s Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen said recently. Polls show that 50 percent of Danes are now in favour of scrapping the Danish Krone (DKK).
“The euro ensures political and economical stability in Europe and the current financial turmoil makes it evident that Denmark has to join the Euro,” said Mr Rasmussen. […]

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Entertainment

New Year in Denmark

December 25, 2008 denmark 0

New Year’s Eve in Denmark is often spent with friends rather than family. Young people go to party somewhere, as everywhere in the Western world, whereas older people often have neighbours, friends or relatives over for dinner.
A traditional New Year’s dinner is steamed codfish with potatoes and side dishes like chopped, boiled eggs, preserved beets, capers and gravy. The dessert is traditionally marcipan cake. […]

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Religion&Society

Christmas in Denmark

December 24, 2008 denmark 0

On Christmas in Denmark mischievous elves called Julenisse can have their fun. These elves are said to live in the lofts of old farmhouses and enjoy playing jokes. The Julenisse wear woolen clothes, red bonnets, red stockings and white clogs. Families leave them a bowl of rice pudding or porridge on Christmas Eve to keep their jokes within limits. […]

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General

Welcome to Denmark.net!

December 19, 2008 denmark 0

Welcome to our new Denmark portal, Denmark.net! We hope you enjoy the information we have gathered. Please help us by signing up and by participating

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