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Did you know that Greenland is the home of the original hoodie? Anorak has been a stable in Inuits clothing for centuries.
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In Greenland there’s only one way to craft beer: microbrew
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Zaria Forman let the beauty and form of icebergs in Ilulissat inspire her artwork, just as they did her late mother.
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Yes, singing and celebrating the sunrise is a thing north of the Arctic Circle. Join the locals and go on a sun salutation trip.
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Spend the holidays in a town that really knows how to do Christmas and New Year’s Eve
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Celebrating Christmas in Greenland gives rise to extra cosiness for most of the families with lots of Christmas decorations, food and Christmas sweets!
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A story about a weekend getaway to the Qooqqut Music Festival.
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Check out the everyday essentials of the hip, powerful and avant-garde in Greenland. This #whatsinmybag - Greenland edition!
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Read about one of Greenland's most exciting historical locations taking one back to when the vikings first came ashore more than 1000 years ago.
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Anita Høegh realized that the inner layers of the musk ox furs were worth a small fortune if treated properly. Whereas before it was treated as useless.
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The northern lights, Mother of the sea, The wandering spirit known as Qivittoq. Wonders, and myths were a vital part in the daily life of Greenlanders.
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Tupilaks are one of the strongest and most used cultural symbols in Greenland.
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The drum dance is Greenland’s most well-known musical genre, the tradition lives with modern rock and pop on the diverse music scene.
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How many people? How is the everyday life there? We’re looking into five things you might not know about living in a small isolated place in Greenland!
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Experience the history of Greenland's vikings and find out how the country got its name so long ago by the chieftain Erik the Red.
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June 21st is a unique opportunity to experience national culture, on Greenland's National Day traditions reflect a widely different and vibrant culture.
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Kaffemik is the culmination of good company, coffee, and sweets which is also the recipe for a cozy time in Greenland.
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Two new large-scale street art paintings have made Nuuk even more colourful, displaying the capital's vibrant and modern culture.
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Jewellery, handicrafts and decorated everyday objects are part of the rich crafts history of Greenland - but the figurative world of the tupilak is in class all by itself.
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See a project that aimed to push boundaries and asked: What do you get when you mix a fashion polemic and a strong symbol of Greenlandic culture?
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Every year in August, the Leif Eriksson Marathon is held. It's a big sport event in Greenland.
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5 local suggestions for what to do when you get a free minute in the Arctic metropolis
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Like a social media scavenger hunt, these photo suggestions will take you running all around the capital
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How to ‘go native’ without eating the really exotic stuff (unless that’s your thing)
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Here is a peek at what you will find up here plus how to get the experience
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Tried-and-true ideas from travellers who've done it before
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Greenlandic women have always played a strong role in society and we highlight them a little extra in celebration of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018
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“Local food, local food, local food” is the mantra of Inunnguaq Hegelund, the master chef of Kalaaliaraq. Hegelund is here to transform the restaurant scene in Greenland.
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Looking for some cultural inspiration for your trip to Greenland? Kick back and enjoy some of our top picks from the Greenlandic movie scene.
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One of Greenland’s greatest mysteries explained.
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We had flown down from Uummannaq two days prior, and had arrived in Ilulissat the previous morning. After a restful night’s stay at the Hotel Arctic, we took our bags and made our way down to the tourist dock, passed the hulls of old wooden boats in refit, and towards the young Greenlandic man standing by the gangway in a blue, quilted jumpsuit.
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You don’t have to be an art connoisseur to enjoy the biggest culture festival in Greenland that takes place every two years in the capital. Nuuk Nordic Culture Festival always offers heart warm hospitality and an extravaganza of experiences for all visitors.
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Spend December in the snow-covered capital of Greenland where Christmas warmth is guaranteed in the winter darkness.
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It’s hard not to smile, cry or laugh at this display of Greenlandic cultural inheritance, which was and still is a unique social gathering point and a plunge into Greenlandic myths and rituals.
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Didn’t think Greenland was a proud football playing nation? Our lack of grass does not stop Greenlanders’ love of the sport and friendly competition.
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Explore Greenland from the safe distance of your couch with our own 360° videos!
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These days we are spending more time at home than ever before. This has led to many people becoming Do-It-Yourself experts, gardening gurus and cooking extraordinaires!
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Today, on June 21st, we invite you to join us in celebrating Greenland’s National Day - wherever you are in the world.
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The Danish food writer Sune Rasborg visited Greenland and discovered that Kangerlussuaq, with its unique nature, is much more than just a transit airport. In the first part of this 2-part journal, we follow Sune’s arrival to the Arctic Circle and his first meeting with the food culture of the locals, who have a love for arctic ingredients such as herbs, musk ox and reindeer.