Art and Culture during the Danish EU Presidency

January - June 2012

In focus: Danish Cinema / Cultural Impact

At their best, films reflect human stories that transcend borders and cultures. So it's no coincidence that film is close to being the most popular form of cultural expression of our time.

European film lovers are invited to experience Danish cinema at close range during the Danish EU Presidency.

Read more at www.eu2012.dk/danishcinema

In focus: European Stories

Read more than forty stories of how the Danish cultural heritage is influenced by European culture – and the other way around. On the site you can also share your experience of places in Denmark.

Read more at www.eu2012.dk/europeanstories

In focus: Decorating the Council building, Justus Lipsius

From January to the end of June 2012, the Danish Presidency will place a focus on modern and innovative Danish art, crafts and furniture. The decoration of the building is the result of a collaboration between the Danish Presidency, the Danish Arts Foundation and Danish Crafts, two official organisations under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture.

Read more at www.eu2012.dk/justuslipsius