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“Better to learn from each other than fear each other”

Tina Lorien, a gallery owner in Copenhagen, warns about the tone of the dialoge about refugees in Denmark By Marion Chen “I am so happy to be the part of the Artival, the Immigrant Art,” says Tina Lorien, the owner of the Gallerie Lorien in Copenhagen. At the very beginning, …

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Syrian Artist Inspires People To Help Syrians

Syrian artist has his pictures on display in Copenhagen. He hopes his art can help his people in Syria By Marion Chen Saif Aldeen Tahhan, 26 years old, is a Syrian artist, who escaped from the war and came to Denmark in September, 2014. Saif is now working as an …

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Autumn 2016

Our great writers provide you with a number of interesting articles worth a few minutes of your time.  By: Robin Ahrenkiel El-Tanany, Editor For instance, you can have a look at some of the most important details in the Government’s new proposals for asylum tightenings, get an insight in a single mother’s regrets about putting her son in danger …

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Exiled journalists in Denmark: These are the keys to good integration

By: Bahr Jasim As part of «  Velkomstfesten 2016 », the organization, Crossing Borders (CB), had organized a short workshop “Voices of journalists across borders”  of 45 minutes in order to give exiled journalists space to talk from their own experience of the obstacles to integration in the Danish society. The …

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Welcome Festival builds up networkd for refugees in Denmark

  With music, a warm welcome speech and big wooden letters saying “WELCOME FESTIVAL 2016”, Europe’s largest Welcome Party for refugees was launched in Copenhagen the 10th of September to create new job opportunities for asylum seekers in Denmark By Marion Chen Stands created by different NGO’s was placed side …

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Welcome Festival builds up network for refugees in Denmark

With music, a warm welcome speech and big wooden letters saying “WELCOME FESTIVAL 2016”, Europe’s largest welcome party for refugees was launched in Copenhagen the 10th of September. The expectation is to create new job opportunities for asylum seekers in Denmark By Marion Chen Stands created by different NGO’s were …

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Open House in Dianalund was a big success

Many visitors came to the Open House at the Asylcenter Dianalund. New Times talked to both the danes, the asylum seekers and the staff members from the center. Everyone thought the event was a success and they all enjoyed the food and music together. By: Hala The staff from the Asylcenter Dianalund gave visitors …

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Trampoline House still in risk of closing in 2017

The house needs money to stay open after December 2016 By Eden Director Morten Goll and fundraiser Nanna Jochumsen are stressed because the Trampoline House will only stay open until the end of this year. Then the private donations and private funding will be too small. The house can survive …

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Today is the international day of the dissapeared

Many people have lost contact with their lost ones during their escape from their home countries. Aslan from Afghanistan is one of them. He now puts hope in Red Cross’ tracing service, which helps hundreds of relatives to be reunited all over Europe every year. By Marion Chen Calm, gentle …

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“Culture is a potential weapon for integration”

A big gathering of artists and culture people in Mors started its opening at 2pm on 25th, August, 2016. This is well known as the Cultural Summit, Kulturmødet, in Denmark, which has almost the same impact as the Folkmødet in Denmark. The Cultural minister Bertel Haarder attended the opening and …

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