Today’s date: Europe Day

Celebrations all over the continent

Celebrations in Brussels (photo: Rockcohen) Celebrations in Brussels (photo: Rockcohen)
May 9th, 2015 6:55 am| by TheCopenhagenPost
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May 9 will be another flags-on-buses day in celebration of Europe Day, which commemorates the historic Schuman Declaration in 1950.

Robert Schuman, the French foreign minister at the time, proposed the merger of the French and West German coal and steel industries, leading to the European Coal and Steel Community – a forerunner of the EU.

The historic institute was founded in 1921 (photo: Soerfm)
Man jailed for setting fire to Niels Bohr Institute
A man has been jailed for setting fire to the historic Niels Bohr Institute...
Chilean wines are up-and-coming (photo: iStock)
Chilly and arid: a vast mosaic of terroirs and soil types
Vino at the Chateau Carsten Pedersen, nemlig.com An up-and-coming favo...
Wonder if the overpriced food will go digital as well (photo: B Lund)
Lego goes digital … again
Fans of digital block-building games everywhere can once again build their ...
Are you ready for Copenhagen's largest street festival? (photo: Distortion)
Do not adjust your seats: This is Distortion!
Distortion June 3-7; various locations; tickets at billetlugen.dk; distort...
Kids can also celebrate Distortion (photo: iStock)
Who said Distortion was only for adults?
Distortion for Kids Final Party Sat 6 June, 12:00-16:00; Fisketorvet, Kalv...
The country’s most popular
street festival has become widely
palatable and might even break
even, but has it lost its charm? (All photos: Distortion)
From throwing caution to the bins to making Distortion respectable
In the first week of June each year, Denmark’s favourite street festiva...