Ambassador Sands participates in Ólavsøka

Ambassador Sands visited the Faroe Islands to participate in the festivities surrounding the Faroese National Day, Ólavsøka. During the visit, Ambassador Sands met with Faroese Prime Minister Aksel Johannesen, saw the traditional boat races and participated in National Day celebrations.   Thank you @Tinganes for inviting me to #Ólavsøka . Many thanks to the #Faroese people for the special …

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Ambassador Sands and Embassy Staff visit the Faroe Islands

Ambassador Sands and staff from several Embassy sections visited the Faroe Islands in late August, 2018. During the visit the delegation met with Arctic Command for a briefing about their work in the waters around the Faroe Islands. A visit to Vinnuhúsið/Industriens Hus was also on the agenda. Ambassador Sands was briefed on the Faroese …

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Art From Exile

In late February, Chargé d’Affaires Laura Lochman opened and hosted the temporary Art from Exile exhibit in the Bella Center. Wall by wall, piece by piece, Art from Exile featured numerous creative pieces by artists such as E. B. Itso, Hussein Mahmoodi and Samir Edo. Nine artists collaborated on the Art from Exile project, which …

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Meeting each other in front of the screen

At what is by now a tradition, the Copenhagen TV Festival officially opened with a garden party at Rydhave last night. This is by far one of the most hyggelige and relaxed  events of the year. But this event is much more than a nice relaxed picnic and outdoor screening. It’s a celebration of (good) …

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Celebrating Faroese Ólavsøka and Pride

In the last week of July, Ambassador Gifford, Dr. Stephen DeVincent, and embassy staff went to the Faroe Islands. The visit had many aspects including strengthening business ties, being the unique nature and ecosystem that exists in the Faroe Islands. But the two biggest items on the agenda were 1)participating in the Faroese Pride Celebrations …

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Call for Application

The U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen is pleased to announce the call for application for the program Women2Women America 2016 Conference that will take place from be taking place from July 21 thru July 30, 2016 at Wheelock College in Boston, Massachusetts. Young women of age 15-19 years, with a strong interest in women’s rights, human …

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