Culture And Culture In Denmark: The Culture Of Denmark

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Culture of Denmark Denmark is a place of many wonders; the scenery is phenomenal. Denmark is located in the northern regions of Europe. Copenhagen is Denmark’s capitol, which happens to be home to many of the important landmarks. In Copenhagen is the “Little Mermaid”, she is located on a rock by the harbor turned in the direction of the sea. The placement of the statue resided on a great granite stone located at the edge of Copenhagen Harbor (Ann Stalcup). Like many statues there is a story behind the essence of its placement. Her story began in 1909, when Carl Jacobsen, a wealthy Danish businessman, enchanted by a performance of the ballet The Little Mermaid, commissioned sculptor Edvard Eriksen to create a life-size statue of her. The face…show more content…
Among the other extraordinary sites to see there is the Tivoli Gardens which is located in Copenhagen. Tivoli Gardens happens to be home to more than just flowers. Tivoli Gardens has an amusement park along with rides, games, musicals and major concerts. The actual appearance of Tivoli Gardens is absolutely breathe taking. Tivoli Gardens had its start during the year of 1843, which contained a magical like appearances. Walking through Tivoli Gardens would resemble that of a wonderland due to it fairy like appearance. There are many brightly colored lights which complement the ponds and flowers (Jeanne Conte). Now of course there would not be any current beings without the historical aspects of the land. The Iron Age graves were one of the many historical landmarks which dates back to A.D 1000. According to P.V. Glob, the Iron Age was in many respects a new period. A decisive difference between the bronze and the Iron Ages is that of iron, the most important utility material, could be…show more content…
The furnishings and housewares that emerged from twentieth-century Scandinavia particularly out of Denmark had an enormous impact on modernist design. "The Danes are a culturally hospitable people, and—living in a cold climate with many short, daric days—they have always put a premium on having a beautiful home. (Gregory Cerio). Denmark’s furniture took a different route and it began to advance in regards to quality and appearance. This change took place during the early years of the nineteenth century, which was titled the “Golden Age”. The idea in the Danish golden age was a life in which justice prevailed, as in the golden age of antiquity, although in fact it was not a harmonious period in the country's history (Gelfer-Jørgensen, Mirjam). Well now that there is an understanding of what the home life is like, what is culture like? Of course, once the system of the Danish evolved to that of parliamentary, there became a growing interest in pedagogical branded schooling. This eventually led to a more comprehensive form of schooling for the entire population (Buchardt, Mette). Copenhagen is quite prosperous and fares well in the globalized economy but is at the same time experiencing increasing poverty and ethnic segregation. differences in income have increased spatial segregation in Copenhagen in terms of housing and education

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