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Cultural activities

The Consulate conducts a series of cultural activities to introduce Denmark, its history and culture in Venezuela. Since 2009 there the following exhibitions have taken place, with the support of Danish companies established in the country and the Danish Consulates in Venezuela:

The Fairy Tale of Hans Christian Andersen (October 2009 - August 2010)
Exhibition based on the life and work of this universally famous fairy tales writer. With the approval of the Hans Christian Andersen Museum in Odense, it was accompanied by drawing and reading contests and guided tours of schools in each of the cities where the exhibition was held.

A Danish Gastronomic Festivals was also conducted in the city of Maracaibo (first city to receive the exhibition), giving Venezuelans the opportunity to taste the Danish flavors.

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The Age of the Vikings (November 2010 - March 2011)
Exhibition based on the life of these famous warriors and explorers. Drawing and reading competitions were also taking place in the cities where the exhibition was, as well as guided school-tours. A Swedish-Danish Gastronomic Fest took place in the city of Maracaibo, bringing the flavors of these 2 countries to the Venezuelans palates.

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The Art of the Danish Poster (April 2012-August 2013 )
With the support of the Danish Poster Museum in Aarhus, the exhibition showed to the public 30 classic-posters reproductions, showing the art and design tradition of Denmark.

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Greenland: postcards from the Arctic (May 2014-August 2015)
The work of photographer Fiann Paul shows a series of pictures about the life and traditions of the people in Greenland, together with beautiful landscapes of this Arctic region.   

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