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Culture scheme reaches out to Denmark’s territorial regions

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Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islands have teamed up to create a programme of knowledge activities to further cultural understanding.

The programme, jointly administered by Denmark’s culture, education and science ministries, will fund student exchanges, cultural studies and primary school education. A total of 25 million Danish kroner (€3.3m) has been made available for the programme, the Danish government said on 11 December.

“It will make a big difference that young people have the opportunity to meet each other across the three countries,” said Denmark’s prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen. “With knowledge, we will break down prejudices and strengthen unity.”

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