The Danish city of Aarhus has officially launched a year-long celebration of its culture in 2017. Queen Margrethe II took part in the festivities in Denmark's second largest city.
A looming Brexit makes Britain ineligible to host the EU's year-long cultural title, the EU has confirmed, describing it as a matter of "common sense." Some British cities had already launched selection campaigns.
It was a marriage of love, celebrated just two years after the end of World War II, on November 20, 1947. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip now mark their platinum wedding anniversary with a small family gathering.
The Danish port city of Aarhus is a European Capital of Culture in 2017 and it’s hosting many art events. Aarhus is known as the world's smallest big city. This modern port city is easy to explore on foot or by bike.
As a 2017 European Capital of Culture, Aarhus has joined with 18 of its surrounding municipalities to present a full schedule of events and special cultural offerings for visitors to Denmark's second largest city.
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