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Literature, Performing & Visual Arts

Denmark has also made an international mark in other artistic areas, including television production, literature, popular and classical music.

The Embassy of Denmark in Canada supports and promotes Danish artistic talent across Canada. In this section, you can find more information about artistic projects in Canada in recent years, as well as what others say about Danish art.

In 2011, Museum Tusculanum Press and University of Washington Press co-published 100 Danish Poems - From the Medieval Period to the Present Day. No less than 100 poems, ranging from medieval ballads to contemporary poems, are now available in a bilingual edition, with the Danish original on the left and the English translation on the right. The collection of poems is edited by Professors Anne-Marie Mai and Thomas Bredsdorff, and the translations are done by Dr. John Irons.