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Abdiwahab melts into the Danish society with his talent

16 year old Abdiwahab takes advantage of his talent to integrate in Denmark. In 2016 he won North Zealand Championships in street football. Now he is training other asylum seeker children while he is waiting for the decision from the Immigration Service. By Mila Everyone in the asylum center Gribskov …

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The laughing face in Center Auderød

Doda from Croatia has been working for Red Cross in Center Auderød since 2010. Doda is a really lovely person, whose laugh you can hear from a far distance in the center. She helps people and supports them in many ways. She listens to them if they have problems, and …

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How to get the best out of your waiting time

Waiting time as an asylum seeker can be quite stressful, but I am giving you the recipe for how to “survive” this difficult time in a less excruciating way. In this guide you can find several things to do, to make your waiting time easier. Story and pictures by Mila …

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Explore Copenhagen with free attractions

Living in or visiting Copenhagen can be quite expensive, but I found several things to do for free in the city. Explore art, nature and much more with this guide. By Mila The capital of Denmark, Copenhagen, is known as an eco-friendly destination with helpful and friendly citizens. Copenhagen is also …

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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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Complaints about access to the donations in Sandholm asylum center

Some residents of Sandholm are complaining about the access to the popular donations in the second hand shop. New Times has contacted the responsible person from the shop to get some answers By Eden One month ago I met some people in Sandholm, who have lived there for more than …

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Celebrating Christmas with Danes

Red Cross’ project ”Julevenner” creates joy for both Danes and asylum seekers.  It gives refugees the possibility to step into the Danish Culture and experience the Danish traditions. Jacob Holdt who has become a host for refugees at Christmas year after year calls his guests “part of the family“. By …

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The good and easy way to help is through friendship

Helping through friendship is something that volunteer Therese Romijn believes in. She is volunteering for Venligboerne in Allerød and has dedicated her time to help and welcome newcomers into the Danish community. By Eden Kindness, curiosity and respect are some of the most important values in Venligboerne. Therese Romijn, that …

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A Danish family welcomed me like in my own country

Meeting this danish family in Bornholm really changed my feeling about the Danes. By Eden When I first arrived to Europe my biggest interest was to get to know the European culture and how to integrate. I find it very important to know how to understand a new place and …

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“Don’t close my home”- Center Roskilde is closing in November

Center Roskilde will close in the beginning of November. I will never forget this center because it is my home in Denmark. We have a quiet life here with an amazing staff that help us with our everyday life and our integration. By Danial Center Roskilde where I live is situated …

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