In Search of Matisse in Copenhagen and Oslo

Focus this autumn is on the French painter Matisse at Henie Onstad Art Center outside Oslo as well as at Ordrupgaard Museum outside Copenhagen. Basis...
Art and culture in Denmark - Summer evening at Skagen beach. Painting by danish artist O. S. Krøyer, 1899

Art and Culture in Denmark

The rich cultural history of Denmark finds expression in centuries’ worth of art and artifacts, including Viking treasures, numerous castles and manor houses, churches...

Sounds of Scandinavia

The differences are bigger than the similarities in these three very different recordings of Scandinavian Orchestras. From Denmark: Niccolo Castiglioni (1932-1996): La Buranella, Altisonanza, Salmo XIX Denmark...
New Hans Christian Andersen Museum

New Hans Christian Andersen Museum

A new attraction in Odense, Denmark, will do justice to the Danish fairytale author’s “great fame and completely unique fairytale universe”. Japanese architect Kengo Kuma...

Danish Bacon

Today the Danes are the world’s leading pork butchers, slaughtering over 28 million pigs a year and agriculture represents over five per cent...

Scandinavian Sound of Success

How did three countries famous for flat-packs and meatballs, export of bacon, fish, oil and gas manage to be three of the leading exporting...

Scandinavia – the Best Jazz Region in the World?

Jazz brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts from all over the world to celebrate and learn about jazz and its...
Hot Spots in Copenhagen

Hot Spots in Copenhagen

The Daily Scandinavian Team has explored hot spots in Copenhagen together with local friends to find out where to stay, where to eat and...
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Best Festivals in Scandinavia

Daily Scandinavian’s choice of the month. Here is a list compiled by the editor showing what he considers some of the best festivals in...
Danish Movie – A Warning Sign for Europe

Danish Movie – A Warning Sign for Europe

Land of Mine (Under Sandet), the Danish film nominated for best foreign film at the Oscars 2017, follows a Danish sergeant who commands a troop...

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