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Come to an international celebration of Constitution Day

After a successful event last year, Radikale party will be marking this important day with international speakers, and all are welcome

The fathers of the Danish constitution assembled in Copenhagen on October 23, 1848 (Constantin Hansen)
May 3rd, 2017 2:47 pm| by Stephen Gadd

On June 5, Danes celebrate Frederik VII’s signing of the constitution in 1849 which marked the transition to a constitutional form of government, known as ‘Grundlovsdag’ in Danish.

At Revymuseet, Allégade 5, in Frederiksberg, there will be an event geared to an international audience in English, hosted by Radikale. All are welcome.

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Dignitaries galore
The program starts at 12:00 with a welcome speech by local party chairman, Jens-Christian Poulsen.

After that, there will be speeches from François Zimeray, the French ambassador to Denmark and Christian Friis Bach, executive secretary and under-secretary-general of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe.

Lone Loklindt, former MP for the Social Liberal Party and a spokesperson for human rights will also give an address and the meeting will be closed by Elisabeth Thieden, local party board member.