DACC would very much like to offer something fun for our middle - and high schoolers, so if you belong to this group, please join us for a barbeque night. Besides from listen to your ideas, the evening is pretty open; "Hygge" for sure - games? sports? maybe Swimming ? better bring your swimsuit just to be on the safe side.
The event will take place
Friday August 11th from 6pm to 9pm, at
5049 Fields Pond Cove, Marietta, GA 30068
Cost $5 dollars- includes dinner and drinks.
To purchase a ticket click here
We look forward to see
It's been trending in the UK and US for so long that it has almost become a publishing genre in its own right. Now hygge is here to stay with its very own entry in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED).
The popularity of hygge has seen British as well as American media putting out article upon article on the culture behind the word – often holding forth on Danish clichés such as candles, wool, fireplaces and elderflower juice. to read more click here
You are invite to join us for a Red Hare Brewery tour, this is an informal networking event
Meet us there on Saturday 7/29 at 2 pm.
1998 Delk Industrial Blvd, Marietta, GA 30067
It's a family friendly bar environment and dogs are allowed. The tour, souvenir glass and tasting cost $12 and ½ for kids and drivers. Remember your ID to buy your ticket upon arrival.
Link to Red hare Brewery here
DACC's Treasurer Robert Lockwood is a partner of the law firm of Barnes & Thornburg and we are very happy to have them as our corporate sponsor. For your legal needs you can reach Robert at firstname.lastname@example.org
Barnes & Thornburg has more than 600 attorneys and other legal professionals, practicing from 13 offices, which include locations in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Delaware, Indiana, Los Angeles, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio and Washington, D.C. As one of the 100 largest firms in the nation, Barnes & Thornburg has experience in virtually all the legal practice areas required to do business in today's global marketplace.
DACC's Sct Hans Celebration took place in Azalea park in Roswell, in a pavilion alongside the Chattahoochee River. Ida and Stine our social committee chair kicked of the festivities by welcoming guests to the event. A delicious BBQ with hamburgers, danish hotdog and all the Danish condiments you can think of was enjoyed by all.
Many thanks to Ralf and Emil who who were our grill masters on this very hot day. We did not have a bonfire, but Carsten Ladefoged, DACC’s Vice President held a speech followed by singing of the traditional Midsummer song. The kids
WE NEED SOCCER PLAYERS AND SPONSORS TO REPRESENT DENMARK IN A FUNDRAISER FOR INNER CITY KIDS IN ATLANTA
Ralf Nielsen DACC's culture committee member is putting together a Danish soccer team (Americans are also welcome) for a charity soccer tournament on July 30th at Grady Stadium. So far they are 9 players - a few more would be nice. Furthermore, they are desperately looking for sponsors to support them. It cost $125 per player which means they need to raise at least $875 in total.
If you or anyone you know are or could be interested in either playing or sponsoring the
From Danes Worldwide
Legater til udlandsdanske børn og unge
I mange familier, der bor i udlandet, er det kun den ene af forældrene, som er dansker. Derfor er det ikke sikkert, at der bliver talt dansk derhjemme. Men for at børnene kan bevare deres tilhørsforhold til Danmark og den danske del af familien, er det vigtigt at kunne begå sig på dansk.http://www.danes.dk/om-os/legater
The Danish flag is to grace the Millennium Gate at Atlantic Station through July 4th but will be joined by Old Glory for American Independence Day in celebration of the close relations that the National Monuments Foundation has developed with Denmark. The Millennium Gate serves as the foundation’s headquarters.
The foundation is headed by Rodney Mims Cook Jr., who announced that the Danish flag was raised at the monument in time for Grundlovsdag (or Constitution Day) on June 5th. Mr. Cook also cites the birthdays of Denmark’s royalty including Prince Joachim‘s and Prince Henrik‘s birthdays in June.
In addition, he cites as
Many congratulation to Andreas Knappe who has sign on with the Atlanta Falcons. He is the 1st Dane in the NLF since Morten Anderson. We can't wait to see you on the field.
To read more about Andreas Knappe click here
To read more about Andres Knappe in Danish click here
It was an honored to have the National Danish Performance team visit Atlanta for the 2nd time. Here is a recap of their visit to Atlanta by Gitte Hagensen
The National Danish Performance Team arrived in Athens, GA at 7 pm on Monday, February 21 after a 13 hour ride from Miami. 27 young top athletes from Denmark jumped out of the mini-vans, sporting big smiles and great attitudes - and so did their 5-person support team, headed by manager, Lene Bruun.
The group was quickly introduced to their host families - and off they went to the next home away