Photo Of The Day!

Behold the Sand Sculptures located in a town called Søndervig in Ringkøbing, The West Coast of Denmark. 

“The Festival of sand sculptures is unique! Here, some of the world’s best and most talented sculpturists gather to create works of art out of sand to the admiration and fascination of visitors, throughout the summer”. Continue reading

Sankt Hans Evening in Denmark…

Before the advent of Christianity in Denmark, all the Scandinavian countries celebrated the longest day of the year, the Midsummer. Although many cultures celebrate Midsummer, with a bonfire, in Denmark the celebration is infused with customs that dated back to darker and more superstitious times in the country’s history. Continue reading

It’s A National Holiday!

It’s a National Holiday in Denmark today. Why? Because it’s a General Prayer Day, known in Danish as the “Store Bededag”. You can also call it the Great Prayer Day. This is a special Danish festival celebrated on the fourth Friday after Easter Sunday. The days for this holiday differs, but the earliest date it can fall on is between April 17 and May 21 at the latest.

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It’s A National Holiday Today…

It’s a National Holiday in Denmark today. Why? Because it’s a General Prayer Day, known in Danish as the “Store Bededag”. You can also call it the Great Prayer Day. This is a special Danish festival celebrated on the fourth Friday after Easter Sunday. The days for this holiday differs; but the earliest date it can fall on is between April 17 and May 21 on the latest.  Continue reading