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 On The Run at Tøjhusmuseet

 Tøjhusmuseet has an exhibition about the refugees called On The Run. The collections in the exhibition from Greece asylum centers illustrate the true scenario of the tough journey of the refugees fleeing out of Syria By Marion Chen It is a cold and frosty Friday morning. Groups of students led …

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The art of painting feelings

Right now you can experience the colorful, surreal paintings of Kazhal Ghoreishi in Kvarterhuset in Amager untill 27th of February. The exhitibition opens an universe of vivid colours, moods and feelings that takes you on a emotional travel from Iran to Denmark. By Katja Gasiorowski Paintings about philosophy, life and …

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Born as a refugee

Doha Rahmani was born one year ago while her parents were living in asylum center in Roskilde. Now they are celebrating her one year birthday in another asylum center in Avnstrup By Marion  Pale, curious and a little bit surprised, Doha Rahmani spent her one year old birthday with her …

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I have freedom, but i’m not free in this country

“I am from Ghana and I came to Denmark as an asylum seeker seven years ago. As a displaced person, I have gone through stressful events. I have lost so many things. My family, my home and my livelihood. I arrived to Denmark with complete uncertainty about my future, and …

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Stories from Avnstrup Asylum Center

Majed Diab and Fadi Furat both live in Avnstrup Asylum Center. In the following they give a short glimpse of their nowaday situation By Bahr I am Majed Diab. I have been two years and three months in Denmark, with my wife and two kids. I come from Palestine originally and grew up …

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»Refugees never leave home because they like to«

Many Danes have no contact with refugees. According to a volunteer, this can create misunderstandings and mistrust in society towards asylum seekers in Denmark By: Hamid Mukhtari Many Danes volunteer to help refugees and asylum seekers. One of them is Marianne Kampmann from Virum, who works as a volunteer in Lyngby …

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Iman works as a professional tailor

“I actually started with this work back home in Syria when I was 16 years old. It began when I heard, that there was a course where you could learn how to sew. There were a lot of girls participating in that course. And, because I am socially by nature …

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“Weight lifting makes me forget my asylum case”

“When I’m weight lifting in the club, I forget everything else. I don’t think about my asylum case. Instead I feel like I am ready to train an entire city. I dream about competing in international tournaments or becoming a professional coach in a club.” “In Denmark people have a good way to deal …

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