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VIDEO: Aarhus Jazz Orchestra at Indo-Danish Conference

On February 24th 2015, Lars Møller performed his music piece ‘Blue skies in Kamchatka’ at the conference ’Exploring Indo-Danish Cooperation’ along with three other musicians from Aarhus Jazz Orchestra. ‘Blue skies in Kamchatka’ fuses the Danish and Indian music style. The band consisted of Lars Møller on tenor sax, Mads Bærentzen on piano, Thomas Ovesen [...]

The Tranquebar Initiative

Tranquebar: A piece of Indo-Danish cultural heritage Tranquebar was once a Danish colony and location for trade. From 1620-1885 Denmark traded goods on Indian ground with the Danish build fort Dansborg as its keep. With trade as its foundation, Tranquebar became a platform for cultural exchange between India and Europe in terms of habits, lifestyle, [...]


VIDEO: Rasmus Rask – Indiana Jones of linguistics LINGUISTIC EXPLORER AND SCHOLAR Co-creation between Denmark and India has a long history. That history can be traced back to the 1820s, when Rasmus Rask travelled to India in order to study what we now know as Indo-European. Rasmus Rask was a Danish linguist who lived from 1787 [...]

Exploring Indo-Danish cooperation

Exploring Indo-Danish co-operation in culture, education and science The Danish Cultural Institute is organising a conference about possible collaborations between Denmark and India in relation to culture, education and science. The conference will take place on the 24th of February 2015. The entire program for ‘Exploring Indo-Danish Cooperation’ will run from the 22nd-25th of February. The [...]

Nipun Garg about studying in Denmark

The Indian student and Youth Goodwill Ambassador, Nipun Garg, went to Denmark in order to pursue a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering at Technical University of Denmark after having taken a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering at Thapar University in India. Judging by his first two months in Denmark, he feels that he has gotten [...]

Ringing the Bell for Change

In this candid conversation, Rohan Kini, founder of “Bums on the saddle”, takes a moment to reflect on his journey from running a weekend bike shop on a rooftop to taking an active part in the changing bicycle scene in Bangalore.  He says, “Biking in India is on the upswing, the validation for this is [...]

Indian artist captures city soundscapes

Sound gives you an idea of other realities…   Budhaditya Chattopadhyay is an example of an Indian artist who mixes Danish and Indian heritage in his work. He is currently working in Denmark while using his Indian heritage as a source of inspiration in his artistic expressions. His work is used in live performances and recordings. [...]

Conference about co-creation of social entrepreneurship

On 2-3 April 2014, Copenhagen Business School in Denmark is hosting a two-day conference to disseminate cross-country case studies of how social entrepreneurs co-create their solutions across four regions of the world, namely India, Brazil, Bulgaria and Denmark. The conference ‘Co-Creating Social Entrepreneurship for Growth’ hopes to clarify the implications for theory building based on the [...]

Indian film premiers in Denmark

‘The Lunchbox’ is a charming and romantic feel-good film which has won the international critics’ favours and the audiences’ hearts. In the film we meet Sajaan and Ila – two very different persons whose fates are brought together by a wrongly delivered lunchbox. This triggers a series of humoristic and touching lunchbox notes between the [...]

Students design for change

‘Design for Change’ is the world’s largest school project. It started in India in 2009 and has since spread to schools in all parts of the world. In October 2013, three Danish students presented their project ‘CrowdBins’ at a global ‘Design for Change’ conference in India. Design for Change has gained international recognition winning an [...]

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