Opinion

  • Wallet-busting at the theater

    Wallet-busting at the theater

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    Around the world, theatres are charging more to recover from their pandemic financial losses. Large theatre venues are expensive to rent, and more bums on seats for one show means fewer shows with fewer costs.

  • How to lead Danes IV – Cultural Bypassing

    How to lead Danes IV – Cultural Bypassing

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    Signe Biering

    Many of us Danes, despite being well-educated and well-travelled, often lack experience in navigating cultural differences at work. This can lead to ‘cultural bypassing’, where we believe we are at a level of enlightenment where we no longer are burdened by the risk of making cross-cultural mistakes. As their manager, you can help your Danish colleagues by acknowledging cultural differences in the workplace.

  • “From the river to the sea – Palestine will never be free”

    “From the river to the sea – Palestine will never be free”

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    David Munis Zepernick

    Israelian Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has never actively pursued a two-state solution including a free Palestine. But when “From the river to the sea – Palestine will be free” is being chanted in Copenhagen and all over the world, he is given the perfect excuse not to compromise. 

  • Living in Copenhagen, romantic fiction is essential for survival

    Living in Copenhagen, romantic fiction is essential for survival

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    Xinxin Ren Gudbjörnsson

    Everyone needs a bit of romance. Even the ones who don’t. As season three part one of Bridgerton, which just dropped on Netflix, makes abundantly clear, romance of the extravagant kind is not to be found in our fair city.

  • Maersk

    Maersk

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    Conrad Molden

    There’s an old joke that every year Skat tells the citizens how much to pay, and Maersk tells Skat how much it wants to pay. It’s not that far from the truth.

  • Denmark needs more internationals – and their kids

    Denmark needs more internationals – and their kids

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    The Danish economy stands tall on the back of successful immigration. As of January 1 2023, immigrants and descendants made up 15 percent of the population. Future prosperity is above all about successful integration

  • You belong to a silent minority, but I believe you will have a voice now

    You belong to a silent minority, but I believe you will have a voice now

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    Sune Steffen Hansen

    I was surprised to see how many people turned up on a Saturday to discuss how to elevate the voice of internationals in Denmark. This might be the beginning of a new era where we will hear more about internationals in the public debate. I welcome that.

  • “A Brit walks into a bar…”

    “A Brit walks into a bar…”

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    Last night, as I was getting ready to perform in a comedy show at Teater Play in Amager alongside the brilliant Conrad Molden, my four-year-old daughter looked up at me and asked, ‘Daddy, why are you ALWAYS going to do comedy?’

  • The legendary pancake guy is retiring

    The legendary pancake guy is retiring

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    2024 will be his last year

  • The Your-Mom-is-Visiting Tour of Copenhagen

    The Your-Mom-is-Visiting Tour of Copenhagen

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    Abby Wambaugh

    Your mom is visiting you in Copenhagen! Yayy!! But also, Oh No!!!

  • Three pieces of advice to develop your talent with your Danish manager

    Three pieces of advice to develop your talent with your Danish manager

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    Josefine Campbell

    If you feel your talents are going unrecognized at work and your development is not receiving attention, this will give you new perspectives to relate to. 

  • Å

    Å

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    Conrad Molden

    Nothing is more Danish than funky letters.