Santa Lucia

Tomorrow is Lucia Day - originally a celebration of the Catholic saint Santa Lucia who's name means "light". Every year on December 13th this day is celebrated in schools and kindergartens, churches and elderly homes all over Denmark. It is a tradition that celebrates the life of Santa Lucia. Traditionally, a young girl is chosen … Continue reading Santa Lucia

Childcare and Schools in Denmark

Giving birth in Denmark: Healthcare, Parental Leave, Child Benefits and Mother Groups read Giving Birth in Denmark. Small Children If your children are between 6 months and 2 years and 10 months old, you can find a place for them in a nursery (vuggestue) or in daycare (dagpleje). After that, most children go to kindergarten … Continue reading Childcare and Schools in Denmark