Pentecost Day (Danish="pinsedag")and
second Pentecost Day are general holidays in Denmark. Most
shops, companies and all schools are closed both days.
Midsummer (Sankt Hans) is not
holiday - but is still celebrated many places in Danmark. Many
people light an often very big fire and sing a few songs and
make grill together. Only the evening is celebrated. Midsummers
Day is an ordinary day.
Roskilde Agricultural Show
(Roskilde Dyrskue) is the largest food- and agricultural event
on Sjælland. It is placed in Roskilde - not far from Copenhagen
- and many people visit it.
The National Show
(Landsskuet) in Herning is the largest agricultural event in
Roskilde Festival is
the largest rytmic musical festival in Northern Europe. Read
Skagen Festival is a festival
for folk music held in Skagen - the North tip of Jylland.