“Despite Denmark’s small Japanese population, Japanese culture has long been popular here”

7 May 2024

Once again, Asia House proudly sponsored the annual Copenhagen Sakura Festival at Langelinie. At the festival, the fusion of Danish and Japanese cultures was evident, from authentic tea ceremonies to the cherished “Hanami” tradition of enjoying food and drinks under cherry blossoms.

Kazuko Mayer, a key figure behind the festival, highlights Denmark’s fascination with Japanese culture: “Despite Denmark’s small Japanese population, Japanese culture has long been popular here. Many Danes want to experience it.”

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