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Danes in Beijing Feel Like Dancing

22.04.2010 | news Anya Palm | photos Anya Palm The annual Danish Gala Ball in Beiling is approaching, and there can be no ball without dancing. In preparation, the Gala Committee has arranged dancing lessons every Wednesday the last two months for the guests to show their moves and have fun. All the chairs and tables…

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Turdus Musicus on China Tour

The Norwegian hard rock band Turdus Musicus returns to China for a three week tour across the country. The tour begins on the 3rd of May in Beijing where the band will play alongside Chinese rockers Tookoo at the well-known MIDI Festival.   Turdus Musicus from Northern Norway has recently released a new album, At…

Trondheim Symphony Orchestra Tour in China

The Trondheim based Symphony and Choir Trondheim Symphony Orchestra (TSO) to tour China from the 20th to 29th of May this year. Trondheim Symphony Orchestra (TSO) takes its place in the extensive musical heritage of the City of Trondheim. Indeed, before the 19th century Trondheim was the main focal point for sacred music in Scandinavia.…

Help to Stranded Travelers

Travelers stranded in South East Asia due to the ashes from the volcanic eruption on Iceland may contact their nearest embassy for assistance with the services offered by the Consular service section. Examples are visa related problems, money transfer, contact to relatives. To find your local embassy’s phone number and opening hours, select you country…

Vestas to Deliver 58 Wind Turbines to China

Danish major Vestas Wind Systems A/S said yesterday  it will provide 58 units of its V52-850 kW wind turbine to an unnamed Chinese customer for a project in the southeastern province of Guangdong. No financial details were available. The contract covers supply and commissioning of wind turbines with a combined capacity of 49 MW as well…

Denmark Shut Down Consulate in Hong Kong

Money issues force Denmark to close its embassies in Jordan, Algeria, Bosnia and Nicaragua. Plus the consulate in Hong Kong. At the same time Denmark gets a new embassy in the United Arab Emirates, reports fyens.dk. General money issues, combined with rising costs to terror security of Danish embassies is the reason for closures. But…

Private Banking with “Home Field” Advantage

Private Banking with a Danish bank gives a kind of a “home field” advantage if you are Danish, says Alex Slot Hansen, Vice President for Private Banking.“When banking with us, Danish clients have the home field advantage,” Alex Sloth Hansen explains.“This means that we call on our clients where they live their everyday lives –…

New Sino-Danish Centre for Research and Education

Charlotte Sahl-Madsen, Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation, has today signed the formal agreement on a new Sino-Danish Centre for Research and Education.“China is developing these years from being the world’s factory to one of the world’s leading nations within research and education. China’s role in the world arena is getting increasingly important. We must…

Danish PM Meets Premier Wen Jiabao

Prime Minister of Denmark, Lars Løkke Rasmussen today met Premier Wen Jiabao to discuss economic growth, accomplishment of the Copenhagen Accord and further cooperation between Denmark and China. Prime Minister of Denmark, Mr. Lars Løkke Rasmussen and Premier Wen Jiabao today held talks in The Great Hall of the People. Renewed economic growth upon the…