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The Team • Henrik Mikkelsen - Team Leader • Louise Enevoldsen • Mikkel Loft Kristensen • Sabrina Enegaard Jakobsen • Stephan Skare Nielsen


Distance: Copenhagen - Honolulu 7,096 miles 11,418 km


Denmark’s place in the world


Team Leader HENRIK MIKKELSEN Rotarian since 1990 - Past President - Counsellor


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Real estate investment

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Economist

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30 years

Mikkel Loft


Viking Age (700-1100 A.D.)


Viking Age


Christianity


Dannebrog


Greenland

Iceland (1397-1944)

Norway (1397-1814)

From superpower to Faroe Islands miniature state

Sweden (1397-1523)

Greenland (still Danish)

Schleswig-Holsten (804 - 1864)


Denmark outside Europe


Hawaii - Denmark Treaty

Signed at Honolulu, October 19th 1846 There shall be perpetual peace and amity between His Majesty the King of Denmark and His Majesty the King of the Hawaiian Islands, their heirs and successors. Protects the civil rights and privileges of persons and properties.


Government

Parliament - Christiansborg Castle


Political parties


The Danish welfare system Free education Healthcare

The world’s highest tax rate 48 % of GDP

Flexicurity

Income tax up to 63%

Care for the elderly

VAT (sales tax) 25%


Military engagements - Iraq & Afghanistan


Sabrina Enegaard Jakobsen !

33 years

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Pension advisor

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NLP Practitioner


Queen Margrethe II & Prince Henrik

Europe’s oldest monarchy


Crown Prince Frederik & Crown Princess Mary


Prince Joachim & fiancĂŠ


Famous Castles

Amalienborg

Fredensborg


Sightseeing in Copenhagen


Nyhavn


The little Mermaid


The Opera house


Strøget “Stroeget” - pedestrian street


Round tower “Rundetaarn”

Marble Church


TIVOLI ‘Established 1843’


Louise Enevoldsen !

28 years

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Clinical Dietician

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Biotechnology


How to know a Dane !

Happiness

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Very patriotic about sports - IF we are winning

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Freedom of speech

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Loves to eat and drink


Dining with the Danes

Royal Danish China


Open sandwich “smørrebrød” Marinated herring

Sun over Gudhjem

Shooting star

Vet’s late night bite


Sweets & Drinks


Christmas Dinner

Risalamande


Hans Christian Andersen


Famous Danes

Niels Bohr

Kierkegaard

Karen Blixen


Stephan Skare Nielsen !

29 years

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Innovation Consultant

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Strategy, product and service development


Favorite Sports

Soccer European Champions ‘92

Handball 3x Olympic Gold


Favorite Sports

Rowing Olympic Gold ‘04

NFL - Morten Andersen Most scoring player 26 year career 7x Pro Bowl in Hawaii


Favorite Sports

Golf - Thomas Bjørn

NFL - Morten Andersen Most scoring player 26 year career 7x Pro Bowl in Hawaii


Danish Business in a nutshell


Labor force by occupation !

Agriculture

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1.6%

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Industry

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26.3%

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Services

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72.1%


Famous for...


Largest windmill producer in the world - 28%


World leader in diabetes treatment

World leader in enzymes


Danish Design


Danish Design


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