The colors of a Danish Christmas

As I told you earlier, Christmas wasn’t really celebrated in most Danish homes before World War 1. Before that time people imagined their house gods, the so called nisser, to be dressed very much like themselves, in grey, green and brown colors. It was only after the nisser lost their status as house gods and […]

But did it really fall from the sky?

Denmark is one of the few countries in the world whose flag has a name – Dannebrog. Legend has it that it fell from the sky during the battle on Lyndanisse (Tallinn) in Estonia on June 15th in 1219 Again according to legend the battle was going bad for the Danish troops, but a Danish […]